Is Your Membership Site “One-Click Easy”?

It’s a good idea to channel and direct the flow of visitor traffic on your site.

Granted, visitors will start their experience with your site from a variety of sections within it. This means you’ll have a lot of different entry points. But it’s most common that the visitor will either bounce, click on a link to a related topic, or click a link to your homepage.

Mostly, they’re going to eventually end up on your homepage. It’s a predictable and consistent next step which has visitors saying; “Huh, that was an interesting article. What else ya got?”

This is your big opportunity to shine for your visitors. Welcome them into your world, brew them a nice cup of tea, and be as inviting as possible. But it does need to be easy for them.

How easy?

Read more to find out how to make your site “One-Click Easy.”

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5 Effective Copy-Writing Techniques That Engage Members

Successful copy-writers can earn thousands of dollars by creating content for their clients.

One of the biggest disservices you can do for yourself as a membership site owner is not learning valuable copy-writing skills.

You can elevate both your marketing and membership site to new levels if you learn a few effective copy-writing tips and that is exactly what I have for you in this article.

Your members want to know what they want to know.

So how do you deliver that in the best way possible?

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Viral Posts Can Score You Massive Traffic and “Shares” – Part 1

“My worst fear, and one of the things that drives me, is that many people like me stay in nursing homes until they die. When it happens, nobody cares and the world moves on.”

With those words, one of the world’s most popular bloggers, who also happens to be physically challenged, began to share his secrets on how to make blog posts go viral at the 2013 New Media Expo.

These secrets allow blogger Jon Morrow to live in resorts in Mexico, but also afford quality medical care to stay alive.

How can you apply these same ideas to your own membership content?

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Don’t Make The Mountain Come To You

I’ve been designing websites (and especially membership sites) since 2005. And if there’s “one thing” I’ve learned over the years, it’s this…

Go To The Mountain.

Here’s what I mean. Your life will be much, much easier if you build your membership site based on the capabilities of the membership site software/plugin and other tools you’ve chosen.

You’ve likely heard the old adage; “the right tool for the right job”, and its correlate “not every problem is solved with a hammer”.

That little diddy is 10 times as true when you’re working in the wonky world of WordPress, membership site software, and integration with a cornucopia of themes, plugins, functions (and other power tools).

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What’s The Difference? Keeping Male And Female Members In Mind – Part 2

We’ve already talked about copy-writing for the two biggest audience demographics

Women and Men.

While many people have no trouble creating content for specific niche markets, the two most seemingly obvious groups of users don’t seem to get enough consideration. Site owners will either fail to take full advantages of writing for each group or worse, will unintentionally offend one side or the other.

This time around, we’ll find out how to tailor your content with both men and women in mind in order to speak to your entire (and correct) audience.

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PlugIn Spotlight: SlimStat

Is it possible to use too many WordPress plugins?

Well, if we’re being honest, then yes it’s probably true that we can install too many plugins on some sites…

Although, if you do find another good one, it is always smart to look into it. Especially if it can improve efficiently and could possibly include more capabilities than your current setup.

Speaking of these types of plugins…

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Inside The Insider – Episode 151

Stu and Wray are back in the same location to come together and bring you the latest and greatest WishList Insider News!

These two co-hosts discuss all the cool stuff from the last week and have some fun along the way 🙂

Topics included in this episode:

  • The NEW Bonus PlugIn Have Been Released!
  • Do You Focus On Your Focus?
  • Please Your Members AND Search Engines
  • HUGE Surge In Membership Conversions
  • Plus More!

Click through to watch the episode for all the details.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 131

We really do have some awesome conversations to share with you in this latest Forum Focus.

Questions are being asked and answered every day and we want to be sure Insiders aren’t missing out.

This week’s highlights include:

  • Will This Membership Site Work?
  • HUGE Surge In Member Conversions
  • One Member Account With Access To Multiple Sites

Join in the conversations here…

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Would This Topic Make A Profitable Membership Site?

How can you know if your membership site idea will be a success?

You can plan, you can prepare, you can do all the things to get ready, but how can you KNOW it’s time to open the doors?

Then, once your membership site is open for business, how do you attract new members?

These are all questions that new membership site owners consider when beginning the path to a community.

Luckily, this forum thread digs into these points and provides some options to make starting out go smoothly.

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HUGE Surge In My Membership Conversions

An Insider had an “Ah-Ha” moment when reading a book recently and wanted to share how it helped him increase his revenue over the span of just one day.

All this before even finishing the book 🙂

The interesting this was that there is a “WishList Connection” to the author of the book as Stu conducted an interview with him recently. We include a link to the interview in this thread.

We encourage everyone to take a look at this conversation and find out what you can be doing with your membership site based around the concepts of “scarcity”.

You may even have your own “Ah-Ha” moment!

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Accessing Content On Two Separate Sites

Have you figured out how to create one member account that can login on two separate WishList Member/WordPress sites?

This is a question we get from time to time and it’s an interesting one to think about.

While this is not something that is included in the core WishList Member functionality (separate WordPress databases on each site means a separate user account is needed on each site as well), it’s something people are still curious about.

The Insiders in this forum thread discuss the options available and ask for any additional suggestions anyone may have.

So if allowing one member account to have access to multiple sites is something you have ideas about or have accomplished yourself, please join the conversation.

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