Membership Geeks

Membership Tips & Advice

Uscreen Membership Platform Review (2024)

Uscreen has been a reliable name in the space of online training and video platforms for well over a decade, however in recent years has really charged forward in their focus on the membership space.

Boasting an impressive feature set that is continuously expanding, it’s clear they’re aiming to become the number one platform for membership owners – a crown that is open for the taking as other top contenders broaden their focus and attempt to be all things to all people.

So, do Uscreen succeed in their mission?

Let’s dive in and take a closer look in our comprehensive review of the Uscreen membership platform…

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What’s The Difference Between an Online Membership and a Course?

What’s the difference between an online membership and a course?…

Aren’t they basically the same thing?…

Well, there is some overlap between the two, but they’re also very different types of product.

To help you differentiate between an online membership and a course, we’re going to compare and contrast each, including how content is delivered, the price point, and some pros and cons for business owners.

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Using Online Summits to Attract New Members with Krista Miller

Online summits can be a fantastic way to promote and grow your memberships; tapping into the attention and urgency created with ‘event marketing’ and converting a captive audience into paying subscribers.

In this episode of the Membership Geeks Podcast, I’m joined by Krista Miller from Summit in a Box to share her strategies and top tips for selling your membership via an online summit…

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Tools We’re Using For Our Own Membership Website (2023 Update)

We regularly get asked for our recommendations on the top tools for membership website owners.

The truth is that there’s no such thing as the “perfect” membership site setup that will work for everyone – it all depends on what it is you want to achieve with your membership site, what features and functionality you need it to have, which email and payment software you’re using and a whole bunch of other details that determine which membership tools are the best fit for you.

In this episode, we talk about the tools we use for our own membership website – Membership Academy – as well as the reasons why we chose those particular options.

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How Much Does it Cost to Start and Run a Membership Website?

A membership website consists of several moving parts; and in addition to increasing the technical considerations of getting everything working, this also means that the costs of starting and running a membership can really add up.

While a well-run membership will quickly recoup those startup expenses and cover the ongoing operating costs; it helps to know what you need to budget for.

In this article, we’re going to cover the one-off and recurring costs involved in starting and running a membership website.

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The Ultimate Guide To Membership Site Success: How To Build Your Business

From the initial planning to launching and scaling your membership site, it can often feel like there are many pieces of a puzzle that you’re trying to fit together.

Running and maintaining a successful membership is no easy feat…

So, to help you on your business journey…

And to celebrate Mike’s birthday (a.k.a the big 4-0)…

We’re sharing some of our very best strategies for every step of the way…

Let’s delve into 40 of our expert tips to help you plan, launch and grow your membership site.

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Setting Goals for Your Membership Business: A Practical Process

Setting goals for your membership is an essential part of fuelling continuous growth.

But simply setting them isn’t enough…

Actually following them through and achieving your goals is a whole other challenge.

And often that’s where people fall short.

To make sure you get where you want to go, you need to have a solid process, one that not only ensures that the goals you’re setting are realistic, but also achievable.

Setting unrealistic goals without a clear plan of action pretty much guarantees failure.

If this sounds familiar, don’t worry we’ve got your back!

In this article, we’ll be sharing with you a practical goal-setting method that we’ve used to grow our business.

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Celebrating the 7th Anniversary of Membership Academy

Wow…7 years of Membership Academy!

It’s been an exciting year as we began 2022 with a rebrand to become known as ‘Membership Geeks’. Since then, we’ve gone from strength to strength as we’ve focused on growing our membership.

Listen in as Callie and I discuss the highs and lows of Membership Academy and look ahead to what’s in store for the coming months and beyond.

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8 Simple Ways to Add a Personal Touch to your Membership

The one-to-many aspect of the membership model is one of it’s greatest benefits.

Being able to serve your audience on a larger scale is what attracts a lot of membership owners to this type of business – however it does come at a cost.

The larger your membership grows, the less able you are to create a more personal connection with individual members, and that can be unsatisfying for both them and you.

However there are still ways you can add a personal touch to your membership, even with hundreds and thousands of members to serve, and in this episode I talk about 8 of the best ways to do that.

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How To Avoid Your Membership Becoming a Burden

Creating a membership is an exciting time… 

The creative juices are flowing…

The sense of accomplishment from launching something new is exhilarating…

And there’s an undeniable buzz you get with every new member who joins!

But how do you feel months or years down the line?… 

Does your membership still motivate you?

Or is it starting to feel like a chore?

Let’s face it, sometimes things don’t work out as nice and rosy as you imagine them to be!

But, when you’ve got a membership site to run, you have an obligation to keep it going, especially if people have paid for yearly access!

So, what can you do to prevent your membership from feeling like a burden?…

Let’s find out…

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7 Ways to Get New Members Once Your Membership Launch is Done

In many ways your membership launch is some of the easiest marketing you’ll ever do.

Bringing something fresh to market almost automatically attracts curiosity and attention, and the timely nature of your launch coupled with the urgency from deadlines given to typical launch offers and promotions helps to generate a lot of buzz.

However what happens once your launch is over and the hype dies down. How do you make sure you continue to attract new members?

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