Surely how you go about finding people very much depends on who you want to interview and about what?
For example, I'm interested in talking to horse owners - I'm actually doing a mixed methods study and will be recruiting from my questionnaire, but assuming I wasn't and I just wanted to do interviews, I would probably put adverts on social media and in equine magazines.
If I wanted something specific, say for example I was interested in talking to breeders, I'd research breed registers and see if I could get the advert sent either directly to their mailing lists, or again up on their websites, or sharing to specialists facebook pages etc.
Perhaps if you give us a bit more detail about the problems you're having?
Hi, thank you very much for your reply. I am doing demographic research of population flow and looking for Korean students living in Japan (very specific!). I was wondering if you, or anyone, knew of an effective way to contact internationally located interviewees. You're right though, maybe social media is the right way. I have never used Facebook / linkedIn to reach participants before, have you ever used this method? Thank you again!
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