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.Read More
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.Read More
We talk a lot about WordPress on this blog, but it’s not your only option for creating a membership site or online course. In this post we take a look at why you might not want to use WordPress, and the alternatives that you have.Read More
If you’re looking for a way to neatly integrate BuddyPress with either LearnDash or Woo Sensei for a more interactive course site, then you’re in luck. BuddyBoss, the team behind many popular BuddyPress plugins including the BuddyBoss Wall, have recently introduced Social Learner – ‘a powerful Social Learning Platform built on BuddyPress’.
I decided to give it a try to see whether it’s something that you should consider using for your online course site…Read More
When your membership site involves one or more online courses, the tech options available can become even more confusing. Do you need a membership plugin? Do you need an LMS or course plugin? Should you combine to two or look for a standalone solution? What’s even the difference between all the different options?
In this post we take a look at why you might want to consider using an LMS plugin for your online course, and the differences between LMS plugins and membership plugins.Read More
Without question this is the one thing we’re asked about more than anything else. So, how do you figure out which one of the seemingly endless selection of membership plugins, software and services is right for you and your new membership website? Discover the process we recommend in this episode…Read 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
I’m kicking off my membership plugin review series with s2 Member Pro, which I have to admit is one of my favourite and most used membership plugins. However whilst it’s feature packed, it does have it’s downsides. So let’s take a look at the good, the bad and the inbetween.Read More