“Hey! Can We Talk?” – Interviews On Your Membership Site

A question regarding getting interviews came into the forum a while back which I replied to and then decided that it would be a good idea to write up a post based on that response.

I’ve heard the question posed before; “HOW do I set up an interview with an expert (or anyone) for my Membership site?”

What follows are some thoughts and suggestions to help answer that question which will enable you to score valuable interviews that can be posted on your site for your members to benefit from.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 18

We realize a lot can happen throughout the course of a week. Everyone can become busy with a little of “this” and a lot of “that” during their day to day lives so it’s not always easy to keep on top of all the useful and helpful posts within the Insider Forums.

For these reasons we have decided to apply some focus to a number of posts each week that we believe can benefit our Members.

Read on for summaries and links to this week’s “Forum Focus” Posts.

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Writing Style on the World Wide Web. Get Noticed!

Writing for the internet is similar to writing for print, but there are some differences that you can take advantage of.

A lot of fun differences!

One thing to remember is you need to keep it easy for a person to read while also making it valuable.  You have a set amount of time and space to get your message across.

Continue on to find out  more about time limits and other issues to avoid which will make your writing more “web friendly”.

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Another Recipe For an Irresistible Membership Sites

In a recent article I spoke about the recipe for creating an irresistible membership site thanks to information presented by Patrick O’Keefe, Chris Garrett, Lara Kulpa, and Jeremy Wright on a panel discussion at BlogWorld.

Keeping with my philosophy that a successful membership site is the result of many different ingredients versus just a single one, here’s the rest of the secrets I learned from the four experts listed above.

Let’s dig in!

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Customize Your Sales Message With Private Tags

The private tags feature in WishList Member is definitely one of the “secret” tools we use all the time within our own membership sites (including WishList Insider!).

The reason is, it gives you a fast and easy way to target people who belong to a certain membership level with a message “just for them”.

But it also gives you a chance to target Non-Members as well.

Here’s a great example of how we are doing it…

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Inside The Insider – Episode 38

What’s been happening this week inside WishList Insider?

How would you like your Membership Site critiqued by Stu?  Check out this week’s episode for your chance to have your site featured as a critiqued site next week on WishList Insider.

Also, the past week saw the release of the latest WishList Member plugin along with a webinar hosted by Stu and Wray to launch it.  All WishList Insiders can now download the WishList Coupon plugin which allows for coupon discounts to be applied to Membership Levels.

They discuss…

  • All the new members who have been registering and commenting throughout WishList Insider
  • The chance to get your membership site critiqued and featured on WishList Insider
  • Download the NEW Bonus Plugin – WishList Coupon!

Click below to view this week’s episode.

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 17

We realize a lot can happen throughout the course of a week. Everyone can become busy with a little of “this” and a lot of “that” during their day to day lives so it’s not always easy to keep on top of all the useful and helpful posts within the Insider Forums.

For these reasons we have decided to apply some focus to a number of posts each week that we believe can benefit our Members.

Read on for summaries and links to this week’s “Forum Focus” Posts.

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Why Aren’t You Running Contests on Your Membership Site?

Do you enjoy being given free stuff?  I know that I certainly do. 

How about if you WIN that free item?  Even better, right?

There is a specific rush of adrenaline that comes with successfully winning a contest.  You get a little “charge” when you find out that you are going to be receiving something unexpected with no cost tied to it.

Contests bring those feelings to your members.  Everyone wants to win stuff so why not incorporate a contest into your site to get everyone involved (and returning to find out the winners).

Continue on for 3 contest types that I believe will keep your members coming back for more!

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Video Tutorial: How to Easily Add a Quick & Easy Support Form to Your Site

This video by WishList Insider Contributor David Walsh explains how to easily add a contact form (which can be used as a Support Request Form) to your site. 

It’s a very easy process (installing and configuring a plugin) that can help to lighten the load of dealing with member requests and questions. 

This can be an extremely handy feature if you are not yet ready to incorporate a fully functional Support System. 

Note that this tutorial uses Contact Form 7 as an example, but any Contact Form can be used.

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