How Can You Convert Free Members Into Paid Members? – Part 1

Almost everyone loves “Free”.

A very common (and successful) business tactic is offering free items or trial periods to potential customers.

The free offering will typically convince a skeptical or reluctant customer who may not normally perform the desired call to action.

With a membership site, the desired end result is that person signing up and joining the community.

You are probably very familiar with free membership offers. But how do you turn those free members into paying members?

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Inside The Insider – Episode 200

Stu and Wray decided to record iTi indoors this time (they learned their lesson last week) 🙂

Winter has decided to stick around a little bit longer but that didn’t stop the Inside The Insider co-hosts from delivering all the latest news!

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • We Want Your Questions (All Access Time)
  • Do You Want To Increase Your Conversion Rate?
  • Which PlugIns Do You Like?
  • Which Themes Do You Like?

Get all the details here…

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Get Your Questions Answered During The WishList Insider All Access Call #25

Do you have questions?

Well, we have answers 🙂

We are conducting another interactive webinar on Tuesday March 18th at 3pm ET and encourage you to submit any questions you have for us.

This is the perfect time to direct any questions you may have to the WishList Team about your membership site

Get all the details (including the Registration Link) here…

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Ideas to Increase Conversions – Part 2

When trying to convince potential members to join, many membership site owners stress WHY they are the best choice.

While this is a valid method to increase conversions (the portion of visitors who opt-in or join your membership site), there are additional (and effective) ways that can be used to increase the size of your community.

If you’re interested in continuing what we touched on in the previous article in this series, keep reading. There are more ways to increase your sign up and opt-in rates.

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3 Effective Marketing Tips – Part 3

In the first two parts of this series, we covered “Foundation & Functionality Of The Product” and “Attracting The Right Traffic”.

So what does the conclusion of this Marketing Strategy Series have in store?

The final piece of the puzzle is the need to build a real honest-to-goodness relationship with anyone reading your marketing material (and visiting your site).

This is a huge key to building an over-the-top successful membership site. When you build a relationship-based foundation with your readers and members they are more likely to become (and remain) members.

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Ideas to Increase Conversions – Part 1

It’s not always the quality of your service or products that will determine how successful you are.

Of course, top quality offerings do help and junk products (and membership sites) won’t last long. But the path to success really depends on how well you can convince people that your membership site can help them.

With so many other options available to your potential members, how can you stand out?

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Inside The Insider – Episode 199

Co-Hosts Stu and Wray were reunited this week and decided to record the new episode of Inside The Insider outside.

…in winter.

…and in Canada.

…with no hats or gloves.

It is safe to say they were pretty chilly while delivering all the Insider News 🙂

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • The March 2014 Insider Bonus
  • What Do Your Members Want?
  • “Quick Hits” In The Insider Forum
  • Plus More

Get all the details here…

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3 Effective Marketing Tips – Part 2

Previously in this series we talked about the “Foundation & Functionality Of The Product”.

It’s very important to take a close look at the actual product or service you offer. You need to ask yourself; does my product or service deliver the goods?

Does your site provide the correct (and easy) path for visitors?

The answer to those questions will determine how long visitors will remain on your site. We want those who find our site to transition from a visitor, to a reader, to a member. This will take more than just a few seconds and this was covered in Part One of this series.

This time, we’re focusing on how to ATTRACT potential members.

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