Membership sites are a growing trend for internet marketers. There are many reasons that they have grown in popularity, but a few reasons stand out above the rest. Have you considered starting your own membership site yet? Why not? Here are 3 reasons that you must start a membership site.
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So you want to start a membership site? The problem many people face is that they do not want building a membership site to be a difficult process. Fortunately, it doesn’t need to be. The key to making a membership website as pain free as possible is to choose the right CMS (Content Management System) and proper accessories.
Why use a CMS for your membership site?
When creating your membership site, content management is critical. The obvious solution is a quality Content Management System. This eliminates the need for you to do any programming or HTML yourself. Continue reading “What is the Easiest Way to Create a Membership Site?” »
3 Ways to Find Out if Your Social Media Marketing is Getting Your More Members
The concept of return on investment is very simple. You make an investment and you get something in
return. To create an effective marketing campaign the return must be higher than the investment. The
problem with social media marketing is it can be difficult to identify what exactly the return is in concrete
terms. This is particularly true for membership websites which your social media marketing to not only get
new members but also to enhance brand exposure and promote content.
The fundamental key of identifying your social media ROI is twofold. The first is to not leave anything out of
the investment side. For example, you must include all the time you spend managing communities on social
networking websites and developing advertising materials. Keep in mind that your time includes a variety of
overhead items such as insurance, payroll, public relations, testing, and strategizing. On the other end of the
spectrum you need to identify exactly what results you want to receive and whether they should be included
in your ROI.
For example, results like website visitors, newsletter sign-ups, comments, and followers can be beneficial
that they should not be considered part of your return because you cannot attach specific dollar amounts to
it. To develop an effective ROI equation, it is critical to identify results relevant to your business specific to
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How to Use Facebook Ads to Distribute Content and Promote Your Membership Website
The most profitable membership websites not only create value for pain members but also provide a free
preview of the content potential members will get access to. One way to do this is by offering a free trial but
the strategy which has consistently proven effective is to offer both free and paid content. The issue new
membership websites run into is no one is viewing the free content so there is no incentive for potential
members to sign up. And easy way to distribute and promote your website content is using Facebook ads.
Fortunately, creating and implementing effective Facebook ads to distribute content doesn’t have to be
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6 Reasons Choosing the Right Payment Gateway and Integration is Critical
Payment gateways are the technology which ties together your membership site and the payment
network. Essentially, it creates a connection between the credit card being used to make a purchase and
the company that is authorizing the sale.
1. Eliminate the Risk of Recurring Payment Processing Issues
Not all payment gateways make it easy to set up recurring payment processing. A majority of
membership websites rely on some form of recurring payment be it weekly, monthly, or annually. Along
with processing the payment, it is important to select a payment gateway which alerts you when a
payment does not go through. Ideally, this process is automated and hands-free.
Source: https://woocommerce.com/2015/07/payment-gateway- guide/
2. Easily Adapt to a Growing Global Audience
The ability to accept debit and credit card payments provides a membership site with a global reach. The
global market share of credit cards and debit cards in circulation isn’t led by a single dominant brand
such as Visa or MasterCard but rather a combination of private label solutions which continue to grow in
popularity. Private label cards can be issued by specific banks, employers, and online retailers. If you
eliminate the combined total of private label solutions, Visa is responsible for the most purchase
transactions globally with MasterCard a distant second.
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