Building a membership website is a sizable undertaking.
Wrestling with technology, creating content, building your audience and generating buzz to ensure a successful launch; it takes a lot to get your ducks in a row.
However if you’re already able to bring some of those elements to the table from day one – such as an already established audience who are eager to buy from you, or a wealth of content curated from past projects; then it’s entirely possible to have your membership site up and running a lot quicker than you may think.
Realistically, you can have a fully functional website up, running and ready to take paying members in less than 24 hours.Read More
The key to a successful launch is the amount of interest and buzz that you can generate. It stands to reason afterall that the more people who see what you’re offering, the greater the number that will buy.
So, how do you get people excited about your membership launch? How do you get your launch in front of as many people as possible, even if you don’t have a large list?
In this post we’re going to take a look at 6 of our favourite tactics for launch success.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
If you want to make an impact and grab a lot of attention for the launch of your membership site, then running an online summit can be a great strategy to use.
This is especially true if you need to accelerate your visibility, quickly grow an audience and build a huge amount of momentum going into your launch.
In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast, I talked to Yann Ilunga about how he’s making a splash with his upcoming Podcast Success Summit, and the strategy he’s using to launch his own membership off the back of it.Read More
In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast, I’m joined by Nathan Chan of Foundr Magazine.
In part one of our interview, Nathan shares stories about the background of Foundr magazine, how Nathan started it from scratch, without an existing audience to speak of and ultimately grew it into a successful brand that now offers several products including a recently launched membership site.Read More
In the concluding part of our membership website launch diary, we encounter last-minute tech meltdowns, and we also discuss our launch strategy, what worked, what didn’t and other lessons learned.Read More
Last week we opened the doors to our own membership community – the Member Site Academy. Check out part two of our launch diary, in which we discuss the challenges, strategies and lessons learned from the weeks leading up to launch.Read More
This week we opened the doors to our own membership community – the Member Site Academy.
Nothing quite compares to the experience of bringing your own project to market; so we thought we’d share some of the details of the build-up and launch of the Academy with you guys in the hopes that it will give you insight, ideas, inspiration or guidance for anyone currently planning their own launch.Read More
Time and time again we see cases where people are so entrenched in the process of building their membership site that they haven’t even begun to think about how to get it off the ground…Read More