How old are you? 16 14 12 10 Column2 8 Column1 6 Column3 4 2 0 16-18 20-22 22-26I have covered the full ranges of ages within my target audience which means I can get an accurateestimation of the sorts of ages which will read my magazine. However the majority of people whohave filled in my questionnaire are 16-18 which means that my results may be biased. What Gendre are you? M FThere is an equal amount of males and females who filled in this questionnaire which means I canmake my magazine appeal to both genders.
Who is your favourite artist out of the following? 9 8 7 6 5 Series 1 4 Series 2 Series 3 3 2 1 0 Arctic Monkeys Rihanna Coldplay I have given three different artists to choose from, each which represents a different style of music, meaning people could select which they would prefer, which gives an accurate result of the sorts of artists which I should feature in my magazine. However I chose the three artists which you had to choose from so some people may not have been able to choose a preference. What words would you associate with ‘Indie Alternative’? Music,Film, Fashion Do you often buy music magzines? yes no
This result gives me an idea of whether people would be interested in buying a new music magazineor not. The result says that more people do not buy music magazines than do, therefore I shouldmake my music magazine as interesting as possible to encourage people to buy it. what do you like about the magazine you read? Info Articles PicturesThis result gives me an idea of what to include in my magazine, most people have voted that theylike articles best therefore I will include an interesting article in my magazine. The second favouriteoption was pictures so they will also be included. What is your favourite colour? Red black white blue green purpleThis result gives me an idea of what colours I could use for my colour scheme throughout themagazine. I have covered a selection of common colours from which people can choose their
favourite. I have not included every single possible colour therefore my results may only cater forpeople who like the above colours. How much are you willing to pay for a music magazine? £1-3 £3-5 £5+This result shows that my music magazine should be priced between £1.50-3. This is a reasonableprice for a music magazine. Where do you buy magazines from? W H Smith Supermarkets Newsagents DeliveredI have covered the options of ways in which people can get music magazines. The most common oneappears to be supermarkets, probably because of the easy accessibility. If I were to sell thismagazine I would sell it in all of the above ways.
What music do you like? Indie Pop R&B RockI have covered a few different music types for the audience to choose their preference. I think thatthe ones I have selected are reasonable as people can choose the one closest to their favourite kindof music if necessary. As my magazine is ‘Indie alternative;’, I chose music which I thought peoplewho would read indie alternative magazines would like.Does the cover of the magazine influence your purchase? 20 18 16 14 12 Series 1 10 Column1 8 Column2 6 4 2 0 Yes NoThis result suggests that the cover of my magazine needs to be interesting to draw the reader in.only one person selected that the cover didn’t influence their purchase so I think it is important thatmy cover stands out.
What do you like reading about in music magazines?Festivals, concerts, Bands, Forums, Credible artists. Do you like receiving freebies? Yes NoThis result suggests that my magazine should include freebies, such as small goodies and posters. Asmy target audience is relatively young I think that this may be the reason they are interested infreebies, this result may be biased but as my magazine is aimed at 16-25 year olds I think that theresult is accurate. What types of articles interest you? Informative Review ComicalThis result provides me with the knowledge I need to know what to include in my magazine. Mostpeople have chosen either comical or review, therefore I will try to include both of those genres into
my articles. I think there is no obvious winner in this question therefore I can include all of theoptions. What do you like to see in music magazines? Pictures Articles NewsThis result provides me with the information that I will need to include articles in my magazine as itis an obvious favourite by my target audience.What pictures do you like to see? 14 12 10 8 Series 1 6 Column1 Column2 4 2 0 Artist Fans EventsThere is an almost equal draw on this result, therefore I will try and include images of the artist andthe event in my articles/magazine.
What would persuade you to buy the magzine? Feature articles Cover PrizesWould you be interested in buying a music magazine of this sort? 20 18 16 14 12 Series 1 10 Column2 8 Column1 6 4 2 0 Yes NoThis question gives me the impression that there is room on the market for a magazine of this sort,meaning that my magazine would be popular and bought by my target audience.