Leadership And Your Membership Site

When you think about the word “Leadership”, thoughts of strength or asserting your view-point onto another person may come to mind.

You may even think that you need to “lead” them away from their wrong way of thinking.

A leader can be a manager, a boss, a principal, a chief, a director, or anyone in charge.

So what is the opposite of a leader? We can define this as secondary, minor, lower, etc.

Which do YOU want to be? I don’t want to be ANY of those options (at least not in the sense of the traits mentioned above).

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Should I Keep My Forum Up If No One Uses It?

Should my membership site include a forum?

I think a lot of us ask ourselves this very question. Is it really worth it? You may even have a forum up and running already. If you do, good for you.

That is a step that some have not taken.

You may think creating and managing a member forum is a bit too much hassle to even attempt. Or maybe there is a better option for you and your members. The truth is – you might be right.

Let me explain.

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Potential SEO Scams To Avoid – Part 1

Even if you have the the best membership site within your particular niche, it does you no good if you aren’t ranking high in search engine results.

At best, potential members may eventually find you after scrolling through pages of other sites. At worst, they find your competitor.

Since most people are not SEO experts, it’s not unreasonable for a membership site owner to outsource.

But how can you know if that SEO Pro really knows their stuff?

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Inside The Insider – Episode 185

It’s Friday!

That means the week is quickly coming to an end so it is “wrap up” time. There was a lot of action within the Insider so we want to make sure you didn’t miss anything.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • Will It Be Successful?
  • 7 Steps Toward Security
  • Selling A Course
  • PLUS A Different Type Of Bonus For December

Click through to watch Inside The Insider for all the details.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 165

Let’s take a look and see what has Insiders talking within the Forums.

  • Using ClickBank To Sell A Course
  • A Potential New Tool To Create Content
  • Multiple Membership Levels In One Private Tag

If you’re interested in any of these topics (and MORE) we invite you to keep reading as we shine the spotlight on a number of awesome forum threads.

Questions are asked and answered by Insiders and the WishList Team.

Click through to join the conversations.

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Click on any title to be directed to the Forum Post

ClickBank Integration – How To Sell A Course

This conversation is an excellent example of an Insider asking a few questions and another Insider jumping in with some quick and informative answers.

The forums are packed with cases like this.

This time around, the conversation is centered on using ClickBank to accept payment for a membership course.

But there are a few twists and turns along the way that make things interesting.

If you are curious about offering a course to your members or have used (or plan to use ClickBank) we recommend checking out this forum thread.

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Using Evernote To Develop Your Site Content

Let’s keep the theme running of quick questions getting quick answers within the Insider Forum.

Developing content for a membership site can sometimes be a bit of a chore. You may not feel inspired to write an article or you may not have the motivation to record a new video.

Any tools you can use to make content creation easier definitely help.

Enter this helpful suggestion from an Insider.

Check out this forum thread to learn about a tool that can help save you time. We can all use more time 🙂

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Multiple Private Short Codes Into One?

Have you ever wanted to include multiple membership levels in one WishList Member private tag?

If you join this conversation within the forum you can learn what your options are.

This thread showcases exactly what can happen when a question is posted by an Insider. Other Insiders offer their own advice and experiences and solutions are found.

As always, we encourage you to add your voice to the community by visiting the forums and join in on the fun.

How Do You Know If A Membership Site Will Be Successful? – Part 2

If there is one thing all membership site owners want, it’s to achieve a desired level of success.

While there may not be a specific and exact step-by-step guide for building a membership site, there are important factors to keep in mind.

Successful membership sites do seem to share some traits and commonalities.

How many of these are included in your site?

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7 Steps To Create A Secure WordPress/WishList Member Site

I could make a pretty safe bet that you have heard stories about hacked sites.

Unfortunately, this is because it’s a very wide spread problem! There could be someone clear across the globe trying to hack into your site right now.

Not a very comforting thought, is it?

But, you and your membership site do not need to remain unprotected. You can be proactive and take action that will greatly increase the protection of your WordPress site and the Membership within.

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How Do You Know If A Membership Site Will Be Successful? – Part 1

What is the exact formula for a successful membership site?

Does one exist?

The truth is there may not be a road map available that shows one correct path you need to take in order to turn a membership site into a success.

But there are certain traits and commonalities that successful membership sites share which you can apply to your own site.

You can greatly increase your chances of running a successful membership site by focusing on a few of these key factors.

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Inside The Insider – Episode 184

The weather hasn’t gotten any warmer for the Inside the Insider co-hosts but that doesn’t stop Stu and Wray from delivering all the news (through chattering teeth).

Here’s a sample of what is discussed…

  • The NEW All Access Call Replay
  • Tools Your Can Use
  • WishList Member Private Tags
  • The “Staying Warm” Dance 🙂

Click through to watch the episode for all the details.

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