Can You Raise Prices Without Losing Members? – Part 1

Many membership site owners eventually realize they have to raise prices in order to “keep the lights on”.

Eliminating wasteful practices, up-selling, cross promotions, and even highly effective ad strategies may still result in the very real need to raise prices.

When the payments coming in are out-weighed by the time and effort put forward, it’s time for a price increase.

Once this decision is made, how can you increase your prices without upsetting current members and making the revenue problem even worse?

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Inside The Insider – Episode 169

Is there such a thing as a “lone co-host”?

Find out in this latest edition of iTi.  We’ve got all the news from the past 7 days ready and waiting for you.

Topics up for discussion:

  • The NEW Bonus PlugIn Is Available NOW
  • Fixed-Term Memberships
  • The Next Developer Corner
  • Running Multiple Membership Sites
  • Plus More!

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Developer Corner – How To Update A Membership Level Using The API

In this episode of the Developer Corner, you’ll learn how to update a membership level using the WishList Member API.

As always, we’ll cover both the internal and external requests methods and show you how to use each to update a membership level.

So, if you’d like to learn more on how to use the WishList Member API, check out the video below:

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Have You Considered A Fixed-Term Membership?

Internet marketer Jimmy D. Brown coined the term “Fixed Term Membership” when he created his Membernaire program.

Jimmy created his approach before membership site plugins, like WishList Member, were as readily available as they are today. His approach was innovative because he used an auto-responder sequence to deliver his content.

You bought his fixed-term program, added your name to the list, and then received the training via email.

Two aspects of Jimmy’s approach are particularly worth noting for membership site owners:

  1. Fixed-Length Membership
  2. No Mid-Course Restarts

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Inside The Insider – Episode 168

It’s Friday so that means the time for Inside The Insider has arrived.

We’ve got a lot to recap this week so check out this brand new episode to get caught up on all the Insider News and Notes!

Here’s a quick sample of what co-hosts Stu and Wray discuss:

  • The NEW Bonus PlugIn Is Coming Soon! Hint: “C.Y.O.A.”
  • A WishList Member Tool You May Not Be Using
  • Ways To Use Another WishList Member Tool Effectively
  • The Latest Developer Corner Tutorial
  • Plus More!

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Developer Corner – How To Create A Membership Level Using The API

In this episode of the Developer Corner, we’re going to cover how to create a new membership level using the WishList Member API.

As always, we’ll cover how to use both the internal and external API methods to create a membership level.

Plus, we’ll look at the different scenarios in which you’d want to use each method.

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How Does Your Membership Site Stand Out?

As with most everything in this world, you are going to face some competition. This is true when it comes to your membership site as well.

Who will stand out and offer the best membership site to their members? Will it be you?

Potential members tend to gravitate toward the company that they find the most value in, the person they most relate to, integrity they most admire.

Is everyone seeing these values within your community?

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Are You Using WishList Member Short Codes Effectively?

A common request I often hear is… “How can a page or post be altered automatically based on who is looking at it?”

It makes sense that this would be a popular question since personalizing a membership sites makes it more inviting and comfortable to members.

Thanks to the short codes (simple text entries that perform different functions) inherent to Wishlist Member, this can be a pretty easy and beneficial process.

With the addition of a few well placed codes, your members will feel even more at home.

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