Member Engagement Podcast

How to Set Boundaries with your Members

Setting boundaries in your membership site

One of the more challenging changes that comes with moving to the membership model is dealing with the increase in how many people are contacting you and vying for your attention.

Supporting hundreds or thousands of members can certainly take its toll and becoming uncontrollable without procedures and a solid approach for dealing with handling communication.

In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast I talk about how you can set boundaries and expectations in order to ensure your membership remains manageable.

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TMG050: Live Membership Q&A with Mike and Callie

Membership Guys Q&A

To celebrate the 50th episode of The Membership Guys Podcast, we decided to do something a little different.

Not only did we bring Callie onto the podcast (for only the second time!) but we did so as part of a live Q&A we hosted on all about our favourite subject – membership websites!

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Membership Planning Membership Tools

10 Things to Consider When Choosing Your Membership Plugin


Choosing the right membership plugin is an important step when creating your membership site. With so many options out there though, how are you supposed to know which one is the best choice for you?

Here we take a look at the 10 things that you should consider when deciding on the perfect membership plugin for you.

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Launching Podcast

How Much Content Do You Need to Launch Your Membership?

How much content do you need to launch your membership?

The launch of a new membership site can be a nerve-wracking time, and adding to that anxiety is the question of whether you have enough content to open your doors.

Is there a set amount of content that a membership site needs to have before you release it to the public? What content should you be creating and how do you know when to say “when”?

In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast I tackle this question, and provide my top tips for approaching content creation as you gear up for launch.

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Behind the Membership

Behind the Membership:

Behind the Membership

One of the best ways to get insight, inspiration and ideas for your membership site is to take a look at what other existing membership owners are doing.

With that in mind we’ve created our new ‘Behind the Membership’ series.

No two membership sites are the same and in this series we will be talking with people running successful memberships and taking a sneak peek behind the scenes.

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Marketing Podcast

Amy Schmittauer on Building Authority through Video Marketing

Amy Schmittauer - Building authority with video

In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast I’m joined by Amy Schmittauer from Savvy Sexy Social to talk about how you can build authority by incorporating online video into your marketing strategy.

Amy has built a huge audience for her own business, with over 3 million views across the 600+ videos on her own Youtube channel, where she teaches others to effectively use video marketing in their own business.

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Membership Planning

How Your Service Business Can Move to the Membership Model

Transition from client services to the membership model

There are many reasons people are attracted to the membership model.

The most compelling for us is how dramatically different (and better) making recurring income from a membership is compared to servicing clients on a one-on-one basis.

In this article I’m going to explain why the membership model is far superior to offering one-to-one services, as well as show you how you can start incorporating memberships and subscriptions into your own business.

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Membership Tools Podcast

TMG047: How to Find and Hire a Web Designer for your Membership

Find a web designer for your membership site

Finding the right web designer is like navigating a minefield.

With so many people out there claiming to know what they’re doing – and often no real way for the typical prospective membership site owner to know whether those claims are legit or BS – it’s unsurprising that pretty much everyone and their dog has a horror story about that one web designer who screwed them over.

In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast, I share my top tips on finding and hiring the right web designer to create your membership site.

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Launching Membership Strategy

Why You Should Run a Beta Test for Your Membership Site

Membership Beta Test

Running a beta test of your membership site before fully launching can be a really useful experience, helping you to iron out any kinks before you open the doors to more members.

In fact, there’s a lot of good reasons that we think beta tests are a good idea, if not a necessity, when launching a membership site. In this post we take a look at why you should run one, as well as our top tips for helping it run smoothly.

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Marketing Podcast Sales Funnels

TMG046: Nathan Chan on Growing Your Instagram Following

Nathan Chan Instagram

In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast, it’s the concluding part of my interview with Nathan Chan of Foundr Magazine in which we discuss marketing your business and growing your brand on Instagram.

As part of his marketing for Foundr Magazine, Nathan managed to explode their Instagram following to hundreds of thousands of highly engaged fans in a short space of time. In this episode, he discusses how you can get started on building your own following as well as how to leverage them as part of your list building and sales funnel for your membership site.

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