One of the first and most basic things you need to consider when building your membership site is where it’s going to live. Will you be adding it to your current website? Setting up a new website? What about creating a sub domain?Read More
In this episode I discuss the benefits of offering a trial period for your membership site, and why risk reversal can be the key to increasing your salesRead More
In this episode we discuss the pitfalls of using a private Facebook group for your paid membership community, and why an on-site forum is a better option.Read More
What do you do if you need to get your membership website or online course up and running in just a few days? In this episode we’re talking about how you can bootstrap the creation and launch of your membership site.Read More
With so many membership plugin options, asking for advice from others about which to choose can be a total crap shoot.
We run a popular Facebook group for membership site owners, and are also heavily active in a number of other groups, and time after time we see people post the same question: “What membership plugin should I use?”
Typically what follows is an absolute mess of bad recommendations and conflicting advice that does nothing other than cause confusion.
In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast, I talk about why most advice on membership plugins is useless, and how you can make sure you’re actually getting the right recommendations for your needs.Read More
Having a thriving community is the key to a successful membership site – but where should that community live? We take a look at the pros and cons of using an on-site forum versus a closed Facebook group.Read More
If your membership is trading on knowledge and expertise, it stands to reason that building authority and demonstrating your credibility needs to be a major part of your marketing.
If you’re an unknown entity then potential members have very little to go on when it comes to determining whether you can deliver on your promises and help them achieve their goals.
In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast, I discuss the importance of building authority and how best to leverage this when it comes to promoting your membership.Read More
How many times have you sat in front of your computer, willing your brain to squeeze out a killer idea for a blog post – only to find yourself, 30 minutes later, still staring at a blank page? We’ve all been there…Read More
CoSchedule executes an almost perfect user onboarding process when you sign up to it’s free trial. Onboarding is such an important part of a successful membership site but one that is often overlooked or left to chance. So, here we look at how you can emulate CoSchedule to create a member onboarding process.Read More
The question of whether a membership site or online course should be open year round (evergreen) or open and close (time-sensitive) throughout the year is a common one – without a clear answer. Here we take a look at the pros and cons of both options and which is the most suitable choice for your site.Read More