How old are you? This question shows me that my main target audience are of people between the age of 17-19 which helps me make my magazine more young and colourful.
What genre of music do you enjoy most? This question plays high importance as it help me decide which genre to chose for my magazine, the most popular genres were R’n’b and Hip-hop, therefore I decided to make a magazine using the mixture of the two types.
How much are you willing to spend on a magazine of your choice? Using this information I decided to price the magazine at £2.49 as I realised that it is in the middle of what is more expected in terms of music magazine.
What freebies would you like from a music magazine? This showed that the target audience were most interested in music releases rather than other freebie gadgets, this would help me to make the magazine as full packed with information about the latest music as possible.
What is your favourite artist or band? Here are some of the answers to this question which was an open ended question: Tupac Sade Justin Timberlake VybzKartel Beyonce Lady gaga T.i Justin Bieber Aleisha Keys Neyo Akon 50 Cent
This shows that most artists are the popular and mainstream artists who produce R’n’b and Hip Hop music, they also stand out from the rest.
What features would you prefer in a music magazine? This helps me decide the input of my magazine in comparison to the features that the target audience is most interested in.
What are your hobbies? This can help to decide on the input of advertisements inside the magazine, in terms of what the target audience does in their own time.
Do you enjoy reading? This shows me that the target audience do enjoy reading, therefore there would be a decent capacity of written information inside the magazine.
How often do you attend concerts?
What type of magazines are you most likely to purchase? This shows that this type of magazine is quite superior over other types of magazines and popular. Which means it would technically sell well.
Which music magazines/websites do you read? This helps me decide which magazines I should use as research and inspiration, and it is also helpful because the popular ones are the same genre as the ones we have chosen.