The new year is upon us and for most membership site owners this is likely to be a time where you are looking ahead to what you want to achieve with your membership site this year.
And I’m willing to bet good money that growing and improving your membership is one of your aims. Or at least it should be!
So with that in mind we thought we’d take a look at the 5 steps that you can take today to plan your membership year and ensure you achieve your membership goals in 2018.Read More
Sales and marketing are crucial parts of your role as a membership site owner. Even the best membership website in the world will fade away into obscurity if you’re not doing anything to attract new members.
However when selling your membership offering, there are certain tropes and cliches that you want to avoid to ensure you’re not lumped in with the sleazier elements of online businesses. Here are our top tips for attracting new members without feeling like a scumbag…Read More
A trial offer can be a very effective tool in your membership marketing arsenal.
Giving people the ability to take your site for a test-run is great way of eliminating any concern that your site won’t deliver what it promises; and when you have people logging into your site and consuming your content it makes it easier to convince them to stick around.
And in this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast, I let you in on some advanced tips, tactics and techniques for making your membership trial more effective.Read More
Amy Porterfield is one of my absolute favorite people in the online business space, and she always provides such value in helping people wrap their heads around online marketing.
So I was thrilled to recently have the chance to chat to her specifically about using webinars to market and grow your membership.
Amy uses webinars in a big way to promote her business, so I knew she would have a lot of practical tips and advice to share.
Check out the 6 top tips Amy shared about growing your membership with webinars:Read More
Facebook Live is one of the most popular marketing channels there is right now – whether you want to grow your audience, become more visible or increase sales.
Membership owners who don’t embrace live video risk losing out, as it gains more and more popularity and becomes a preferred content type of Facebook’s ever changing algorithms.
So, if you want to raise your game, increase your authority, deepen the connection and relationship with your audience and attract more members, Facebook Live is an avenue you want to be using.
In this article we take a look at 5 different ways you can use Facebook Live as a membership site owner, in order to achieve the best results.Read More
There’s no “one-size-fits-all” approach to marketing a membership website.
However there are a number of tactics and strategies that are proven to work well, or that take advantage of some of the unique elements that come with running a membership website.
In the concluding episode of a two-part podcast series, I discuss a variety of different marketing tips that you can use for your own membership in order to increase sales and have a steady stream of new members joining your site.Read More
Sales are the lifeblood of a successful membership business.
While being able to hang onto those members is critical to the long term health of your site, the best retention strategy in the world is useless if you’re not bringing in members in the first place.
In the first of a two-part podcast series, I discuss a variety of different marketing tips and tactics that you can use for your own membership in order to increase sales and have a steady stream of new members joining your site.Read More
Growing your membership audience can be a slow, painstaking process.
Ultimately when all things are equal, people will buy from people they know, like and trust; and that sort of relationship takes time to develop.
However there are ways to speed up the process; and in this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast I look at 4 of the tactics you can use to accelerate your audience growth.Read More
Even if you’re just getting started with your online business you’ve no doubt heard people talking about the importance of sales funnels. And with good reason – they’re proven to be one of the most effective ways of taking a website visitor from subscriber to customer on, essentially, autopilot.
In order to do our sales funnels right however, there’s certain tools that you might want to use to make the process as impactful as possible.Read More
Turning website traffic into qualified email leads is something every successful membership site owner needs to be able to do.
Some people will visit your sales page first time, be convinced, and join your membership site right away; however in many cases a few more steps are needed to turn cold traffic into members…Read More