Information to Send the Interviewee Before the Interview

The article includes an email template that provides interviewees with an outline of the interview process.

For the interviewee to feel confident and do a great job, it is important that they know what to expect from the interview process. 

Send the email below to the interviewee ahead of time to provide them with the information they need. Ensure to edit the information in bold.


Hello (Name),

I am glad you are interested in being featured on (Insert your Parkbench URL).

To help the interview flow better and to give you time to prepare, I have provided the questions I would like to ask below. However, based on what you say, I may think of others. This will help you to create better answers and allow both of us to be more efficient :)

(Insert 5-10 questions)

Or if there is an area of your business you would like to highlight let me know and I can ask a question about that.

Rest assured, if you do not want something published that we discuss in the interview, just let me know and I will not include it. You also have the option to edit the interview after it is published on the website.

Our interview is scheduled for:




All in all, from start to finish, with time for me to take photos and such, it will last around 30 minutes.

I look forward to seeing you then and learning more about your business!