WishList Insider – Forum Focus 08

WishList Insider – Forum Focus 08

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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Is Doing What You Love For a Living A Bad Business Decision?

This article was originally intended to be ‘What Do You Love – Why Not Make A Business Out Of It’ and I then read an article that caused me to put it on hold for just a bit.

The article states that doing what you love is, in their words, “hogwash.”

They state that basically doing what you love is a terrible business idea. The author says that “when you think this way, you’re business becomes your passion. Your art. Your love.”

I would like to ask, “What in the world is wrong with that?!” Why work in something you have no passion or desire for? Why work in something that may dull you or bring you to tears?

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Developer Corner – Session 03: Finding WordPress Actions and Filters

This edition of Developer Corner looks into the search for and use of WordPress actions and filters and how you can use them to better serve your members. 

You will learn how to locate the actions and filters that are not commonly displayed publicly which are needed to achieve your desired results.

This video is a bit longer than usual as a more in depth explanation was required (so grab some popcorn and a comfy chair ;))

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Make Money with Your Membership Site Part 2

As many know, I was recently at BlogWorld 2010 and I attended a monetizing seminar with Chris Garrett and Darren Rowse.

In an earlier article posted last week, I shared some tips that I picked up from this seminar on how you can make money with your membership site BEYOND just membership dues.

Continue on for access to the remaining money sources and some thoughts on what to keep in mind when choosing the type of outside revenue you want to bring in.

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Inside The Insider – Episode 27

What’s been happening this week inside WishList Insider?

Many helpful Posts and Forum threads are the focus in this week’s episode as a number of tips and tricks are passed your way via the newest installment of iTi.

Faye and Wray model different types of headgear in an effort to give away from free stuff!

Yup, that means it’s contest time again!  Watch this week’s video to see how you can wind up with some prizes 🙂

They discuss…

  • Posts inspired by the recently held BlogWorld
  • Free method to create custom graphics quickly and easily for your site
  • The Latest Retention Strategy Video
  • A NEW Contest that starts as soon as you click the “Play” button!

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WishList Insider – Forum Focus 07

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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How a Wholesaler Can Add Value to Your Membership Site

Wholesalers may not seem like something a Membership Site owner may need. BUT, what if you wanted to offer a cool item to anyone who registered during a certain promotion or sale?

Maybe you want to give the first 100 people who register a mug with your site logo on it. A good place to get bulk items (like mugs, etc.) at a reduced price is definltey a wholesaler.

Read on as we look into the best methods of finding and choosing a wholesaler to help save you money and add unique value to your membership site.

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Finding Readers for Your Membership Site Part 2

In yesterday’s article, I shared the first portion of the valuable tips that I learned after recently attending BlogWorld 2010, along with some tips of my own.

I was fortunate enough to attend the “Finding Readers for Your Blog” seminar with Darren Rowse of ProBlogger and wanted to share some insight gained with you.

Read on for even more tips on how to get readers for your membership site.

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