Well this is an image that is burned in my brain, if you want to be a good interviewer you need to approach this from the idea of being a good lover. The first speaker today Warren Ethridge is talking about being the best at interviewing and how the art of the interview is very important for people who are doing interviews for blogs. This is one of those things that depend on your perspective.
You must get their attention right away
Win their trust
Earn their respect
Three rules for getting and carrying on the best interview you can get from people. Interesting list but it also depends on how the interviewer decides that they want to go about doing the interview process. Realistically I will rarely do a direct interview, I really do prefer to work from the public record because one of the things I have learned from the interview process (especially with the Boom and Bust in the Blogosphere book) is that when you are interviewing someone they really want to control the message.Read »