Progress Indicators Make Members Feel “Comfy”

Cart abandonment. Incomplete registrations.

“I never got my password!”

“Where’s my product?”

These issues and complaints are a much too-common occurrence in the life of any membership site owner. So, what can you do to fix these issues, make life easier for your customer, and reduce stress on your heart?

Let’s find out in this “Quick Hit” article…

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What’s The Difference? Keeping Male And Female Members In Mind – Part 1

When promoting your membership site, it’s important to keep your potential audience in mind.

A kayaking membership does well using descriptive action verbs to evoke thoughts of a white water trip, while a yoga membership would find a tranquil description of services more beneficial.

While most membership site owners have no problem writing specifically for a niche market, many often forget the two biggest groups out there…

Men and Women.

Are you addressing them properly?

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Inside The Insider – Episode 149

There was a  missing co-host this week but that didn’t stop us from delivering all the latest Insider news!

We’re ready to get you caught up on all things WishList Insider related 🙂

Topics included in this episode:

  • Good vs. Bad Content
  • The Latest All Access Call Webinar Replay
  • Should You Know Your Member’s Passwords?
  • Can Your Members Easily Get More Of What They Like?
  • Plus More!

Click through to watch the episode for all the details 🙂

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 129

We’ve got three question for you this week.

The forum has produced some very interesting topics that have Insiders talking. We ask you the following:

  • Should Site Owners Know Your Password?
  • Are You Members Able To Easily Get More?
  • How Can You Change Your Payment Options?

Join in the conversations here…


Click on any title to be directed to the Forum Post

Admin Email And Receiving Passwords

As a membership site owner, do you want to know the passwords your members are using?

There are two sides to this as some feel passwords should be private and only known by the account holder while others would rather an admin has control over these passwords.

Insiders have jumped into this conversation and expressed their thoughts and we invite you to do the same.

Join in and let us know what you think.


Anyone Using A Related Post PlugIn?

What is the first thing you do after enjoying something?

If you’re like most people, you look for more!

That’s where this discussion about Related Posts plugins comes into play. Your members are going to want more of a good thing once they dig into your content, so why not make it easy for them?

The longer your members stick around your site, the more value they are going to uncover.

Find out what you can be doing to lay out exactly what your members are looking for.


Changing Up Membership Model – Question On Cancelling Automatic Payments From PayPal

Hmm, so what happens when you want to change the payment options you offer?

Setting up recurring billing or specific payment plans is pretty straight-forward, but how do you change these options down the line?

You want the process to remain as seamless as possible for your members and you want it to be easy for you as well.

This forum thread touches on what you should be aware of and the steps that need to be taken.

Find out if you have all your payment bases covered.

WishList Insider All Access Call Session 13 Webinar Replay

Did you miss it?

We held a live webinar yesterday where we answered YOUR questions!

This session includes awesome questions from various Insiders on multiple subjects related to creating and maintaining a successful Membership Site. We have now posted the replay of this webinar so that anyone who missed it can get in on the action (and anyone who wants to check it out again can do so).

Continue on to watch the webinar now…

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Good vs. Bad Membership Content

As you all know (well, I hope you do and if not, you are about to find out) content marketing is a very, very good thing.

The Problem?

The more that content marketing is viewed as valuable, it seems that even more bad content is actually being published.

The Remedy?

Do not publish bad content! Period!

No matter what format you provide (written, video, audio, etc.) put in the effort needed to produce something your audience actually wants and something they will remember.

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Inside The Insider – Episode 148

We’ve got all the Insider news from this week compacted into the latest edition of iTi.

There was plenty of action so let’s jump right in!

Here is a quick sample of what is included this time around…

  • An Audio Lesson on Membership Pricing
  • Do You Have Cadillac Problems?
  • 5 Audiences You Should Know
  • Protect Your Video!
  • Plus More!

Click through to watch the episode for all the details 🙂

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Get Your Questions Answered During The WishList Insider All Access Call #13

Do you have questions?

Well, we have answers 🙂

We are conducting another interactive webinar on Tuesday March 19th at 3pm EDT 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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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 128

We’ve taken a sampling of the forum activity and presented it in a convenient serving size.

So take a taste of the following…

  • Do You Use Google Goals?
  • Make Your Videos Your Own
  • A WishList Member Powered Magazine

Join the conversations here…


Click on any title to be directed to the Forum Post

Tracking Google Goals In Google Analytics

It’s probably safe to say that the majority of Insiders have worked with, or at least heard of, Google Analytics.

This very popular tracking tool is installed on a lot of WishList Member powered sites. It can help you know exactly what members are gravitating towards.

But, have you ever thought about working with the “Goals” feature that is presented to Google Analytics users?

This forum discussion touches upon this option and a few others (ex. “Raven” tool) so take a look if you’re interested in additional ways to learn more about your member activity.


Protecting Video Content On Your Site

Here is a good example of an older thread getting a “jump-start” with some new comments.

The result is a solid conversation between Insiders on ways to prevent your video content from being taken and passed around for free.

It also gets into what you can do to help yourself even if your protected videos do get seen by non-members. This can even result in additional member sign ups in some cases.

Find out how to make your protected video content your own with no confusion from those who view it.


Using WishList Member For An Online Magazine

Here is an interesting idea…

Why not use WishList Member for an online magazine?

This thread is from a little while back, but I thought it was a cool concept and wanted to share it with everyone to see what other ideas you all may have.

The tools are all there to produce and deliver monthly content to all subscribers (members). All that needs to then be considered is how to style the site to look like a magazine format.

Jump into this conversation to add your own thoughts.

5 Audiences Within Your Membership Site

You already know that creating a seamless and simple experience for your members is an essential part of a success membership site.

Yet, there are 5 main audience types you need to consider.

How do you manage all five of these user types without needing to create hundreds of pages (or posts) and driving yourself crazy?

Find out how WishList Insider Don Osborne does this on his site within this article.

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