Brian Berglund


For my practical interview, I spoke with my brother Brian.

He created a t-shirt company from the ground up and promotes business regularly via social media.

Here are the 50 questions, of which only 20 were asked:

  1. When did you start using start social media?
  2. Was it hard to understand at first?
  3. Do you like interacting with your patrons on social media?
  4. Do you feel more connected with them?
  5. Do you reach out to others on Twitter?
  6. Would you urge other businesses to use social media?
  7. What accounts do you use?
  8. What account do you use most?
  9. Do you have a love/hate relationship with social media?
  10. Do you write your own posts, tweets, etc.?
  11. Would you rather have someone do it for you?
  12. What is your “internet strategy”?
  13. Do you have separate accounts for personal/work use?
  14. What do you think of blogging?
  15. What is your favorite thing about social media?
  16. Mac or PC?
  17. Do you have an iPhone or iPad?
  18. What are your favorite apps?
  19. Do you ever just want to unplug?
  20. What work-related achievement are you most proud of?
  21. Personal achievement?
  22. What is your guilty pleasure?
  23. Favorite book?
  24. Favorite band?
  25. What did you want to be when you grew up?
  26. Do you like business, or would you rather be doing something else?
  27. Who were your childhood idols?
  28. Who is your current role model?
  29. What inspires your material?
  30. Who would you like to interview?
  31. Why?
  32. How do you choose your default picture?
  33. What do you think will be the next big social media advancement?
  34. What are your plans for the future?
  35. What advice would you give the next generation?
  36. What is the name of your company?
  37. How did you come up with the name for your company?
  38. What is the company’s motto?
  39. How do you choose which quotes to feature on your t-shirts?
  40. What is your favorite quote?
  41. How has social media has improved business?
  42. Do you believe that free advertising via social media is more effective than traditional forms of advertising?
  43. How are you using social media to give back to others?
  44. What is the process of starting your own business?
  45. Was it difficult?
  46. Is it just about “the Benjamins”?
  47. What would you do with a million dollars?
  48. What is your advice to others who want to start their own business?
  49.  How do you use social media?
  50.  How do you balance between school, work & business?

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