Memberships can be challenging products to sell, as often they’re made up of so many different things that it’s hard to get specific in your marketing.
One way to counteract that is with the “Splinter” strategy.
This is where you take one piece of content from your membership and you make it available to buy as a standalone product. But you market it in such a way that makes joining your membership a preferable option to purchasing just that one thing.
In this episode I dig deeper into how the “Splinter” strategy works for memberships and talk about how you can start testing it within your own business.Read More
Less than a month ago, Callie bought a book.
Unbeknownst to her, that simple act would be the start of the single worst buyer experience she’s ever encountered, as she found herself subscribed to a membership she never signed up for, with no clear way out.
In the interests of seeing how far the rabbit hole of terrible business practices went, she decided to see it through…
Join us on this rather unusual episode of The Membership Guys Podcast as we take a step by step tour through how NOT to run a membership (or any other business, for that matter!)Read More
Your membership sales page is perhaps the single most important piece of the puzzle for attracting member signups.
Whether it’s a cold lead or someone who has been following you for years – it’s your sales page that needs to seal the deal and help them to make the final decision to join your membership.
So it’s crucial that you get it right!
In this episode I walk through the key elements that every membership sales page should have in order to maximise new member sales.Read More
Lead generation is a critical part of the sales process for membership owners.
For most membership businesses, this means getting people to subscribe to your email marketing list, where you can engage with them further on a more direct basis and guide them towards joining your membership site.
In this episode of The Membership Guys Podcast, I talk about how to convert website visitors into email leads, and give my top tips for increasing both the quantity and the quality of the leads that you generate.Read More
Much of the marketing advice you’ll come across conditions you to seek out a magic bullet that will unlock a tidal wave of leads and sales.
It’s all nonsense. There is no “easy button”.
Truth is that it’s extremely rare to find one big thing that will move the needle in your membership. It’s about doing a lot of the little things, and doing them well.
This week, I’m sharing with you 6 very quick, very simple marketing tactics that you can try out with minimal time or effort.
So, forget searching for your ‘Golden Goose’, listen to the episode and give some of these ideas a try…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
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
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.Read More
With so much attention given to fine-tuning and fussing over sales pages and lead generation pages, it’s easy to overlook the other core elements of your sales funnel that could be working much harder for you and your business. So here we take a look at how you can make things like your thank you pages a much more effective part of your sales funnel.Read More
When you created your membership site or online course, you probably sat down and worked out how many members you needed to make it profitable – well what if you could make the same amount of money with less members, and without putting your main membership price up?Read More