What colours attract you to a front cover?
From the results of this question
I know that the audience prefer
bold and vibrant colours such as
red and black as they attract
them the most. This is probably
because there very eye catching
What genre of music do you listen to?
I large number of the students
that were given questionnaires
preferred Indie rock and Pop
over Rock and R&B which is
very helpful as I know the genre
I have chose will be popular to
What age group should my magazine be aimed
From my results I now know my
magazine should be aimed at 1624 year olds, this was what I
originally what I wanted my target
audience to be but wanted to here
another opinion. I'm now more
confident in that my magazine
content can be more mature to fit
the age group.
Should the target audience be female or male?
The results clearly show that the
target audience for my magazine
should be both female and
male, this will help as having a
magazine that Is more versatile
means more readers.
What content would you like in the magazine?
I included this question as I
wasn’t sure what I wanted my
magazine to contain and what
readers would like. This has been
helpful feedback as I now know
that content wise, the post
popular topics would be Celebrity
gossip and concert/ gigs. I can
now involve these topics in my
magazine and know the readers
will like them.
Questionnaires What do you prefer images or text?
Originally I thought that most
people would prefer images over
text however from these results I
know that they actually prefer a
mixture of the two which makes
more sense. This will give an
even spread throughout the
magazine and make it look
What genres of music do you listen to most often
and the genres you least listen to?
Even though I had already asked a
similar question in my
questionnaire however I wanted to
ask it in the interviews to another
groups of students to see what their
opinion is. I found that
classical, R&B and Pop where the
most listened to and Indie the least.
This tells me that no everyone one
like the same genre of music but
reassured from the last results that
Indie music is popular to an extent.
Do you read a music magazine?
From these results I know that a lot
of people do not read magazines
which is helpful to know as having
the opinion of people who are fond
of reading magazines is more
important, meaning I can focus on
what factors they like most about a
magazine and piece it together to
make my magazine.
What music magazines do you read?
This was very helpful feedback as
it would help me decide what
genre of music would be best and
most popular. From the results I
know that Top of the Pop was
most popular but a large amount
of the students I asked didn’t
agree so chose ‘none’ this was
probably because a large amount
don’t actually read a magazine
Why would you read a music magazine?
I asked a similar question on
the questionnaires but get a
different perspective and find
outa more accurate result for
what people like to read about
in a magazine. From the results I
now know that updates/gossip
and concert/gigs are the most
popular content wise which
helps me when it come to
making my front, contents and
double spread page.
How much would you pay for a music magazine?
I now know that most people would
pay between 50p-£2 which is good to
know when pricing my magazine
appropriate to and suitable for the
readers as it will sell more if at a
Do you like hearing about celebrity gossip and
It clearly is shown that the people
I interviewed like to hear about
celebrity gossip so by including
this in my magazine will increase
readers and they will enjoy it as
its topics like to read about.
What music channels / radio stations do you
This was handy feedback as I it
helps me decide what genre to
focus on but also what artist/songs
that I can include in my magazine.
From the results I know that capital
was the most popular but which is
most Pop however Kiss, MTV and
4Music where all along the same
lines and are a mixture of R&B and
What gender are you?
From including a gender question I
am able to know what my target
audience would be based on, as the
results show high levels of female
this means I can adapt colour
scheme, content, layout and
features around the audience but
not forgetting that there is still a
small percentage of male in my
target audience so will have to find