Interview Questions

What was your first experience with ASMR?

What compelled you to start making videos yourself?

When did you start making videos? How did you learn to make videos?

What makes a “successful” ASMR video? (technology used, premises, props, trigger focuses, editing, distribution)

Do you try to look a certain way in your videos? Does your audience seem to respond better when you present/perform in a more “feminine” way?

Do you have an ASMR persona?

Do you consider your account to fall into an ASMR account category or is there one type of video you generally tend to create? (“Purists,” “Beauty-Oriented,” “Roleplay,” “High-Tech,” or other)

How do you facilitate connections between you and your audience?

Why do you think most ASMR-producers are women?

Do you consider yourself to be part of a larger “ASMR community”? Why or why not?

Have there been any controversies within the community about what constitutes “legitimate” or “good” ASMR?

Do you consider yourself to be an “ASMR-artist”? Why or why not? (*a recent trend has been for producers to refer to themselves as “artist,” given the extensive back-end technological skill that goes into shooting and editing videos)

Does your creation of videos generate any money, either through donations, Patreon pledges, advertisement, product placement, or other ways?

If yes, what is the core “thing” that your audience is paying for?

Do you consider making ASMR videos a form of “work”?

Do you think others consider making ASMR videos a form of “work”?

Do you have any long-term goals related to ASMR? What is necessary for you to achieve those goals?