MGM V.1.8.58 Changelog
-added- Additional check for manually added users with override re-bill status check setting
-added- Additional method for CCBill and PayPal gateways if the wp_remote_get() method doesn’t work on the site
-added- Compatibility for latest Optimizepress
-added- pack_id column to user export file
-added- Compatibility for TrueMag Theme. Mostly related to its nested shortcode support for video custom field
-added- Current year support for the date field
-added- Username/Password sending for Zombaio when it’s onetime payment
-added- Updated Authorize.Net urls
-added- PayPal IPN url changes https://ipnpb.paypal.com and https://ipnpb.sandbox.paypal.com
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4 Misconceptions About Membership Sites and How to Overcome Them
Membership websites have been a popular online income generation tool for a long time and a lot has changed since they were first introduced. As with all facets of online marketing there are a number of misconceptions to contend with. Some of these myths were never true but many of them are simply based on outdated advice. It is essential for anyone starting a new membership site or adding a membership site to their current online lineup to identify current misconceptions and create a plan to overcome them.
Membership Sites Are Guaranteed Money
Just like every “next big thing”, membership websites were once billed as easy, passive income. They nearly guaranteed a profit. As with all business models, this misconception was never accurate. It is true that when membership sites were fairly new within a niche they were more likely to succeed than to fail, but as with all business models they required a thoughtful approach and dedicated effort.
There are a lot of different ways to decide what affiliate plugin is best for an ecommerce website. This particularly Magic Affiliate WordPress plugin review is going to take a high-level or top-level approach. Rather taking a “how-to” style approach, this review focuses on how the Magic Affiliate plugin fits into the big picture of an online marketing and affiliate recruitment strategy.
The most important resource of any online website manager, especially and ecommerce website manager, is time. As such, the first aspect of the Magic Affiliate plugin to consider is how much of an impact it will have on time availability. This plugin allows for automatic mass PayPal payments. This is a huge time-saver. Paying affiliates can be a time-intensive process so any way to save time on this process is a welcome benefit. Along with the ability to set up automatic mass payments via PayPal, it also allows for recurring commissions. This means once a recurring commission is setup, website owners never have to worry about affiliates going unpaid for previous customer recruitment. An added bonus is the ability to set minimum payout amounts. Continue reading “Magic Affiliate WordPress Plugin” »
The look and feel of membership sites may have changed significantly over the past decade but the essence of a membership site is still one of the easiest ways to be successful in any niche. Some people will use a membership site as their primary source of income while others may use them to supplement their core offerings. This is a quick overview of the six primary reasons memberships sites will continue to be successful in any niche.
1. People Naturally Gravitate to Communities
The first reason membership sites can be successful in any niche is the sense of community they can create. This isn’t to say every membership site is built around the idea of community but the ability to create an active community ensures a membership site can continually evolve to meet the needs of any niche audience.