Member Showcase: Barry Friedman

WishList Member is used by a wide variety of our members and for a vast array of different Membership Sites.

We have decided to spotlight a number of these members and their sites here in the Member Showcase section.  It is encouraged that you visit the sites we focus on for inspiration towards ideas you can apply to your own site.

There are likely many individuals out there using WishList Member in ways you have never imagined.

This instalment features Barry Friedman and his site

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Retention Strategy – Create A Retention Kit

Keeping your members happy month after month is one of the most effective ways to increase your bottom line.

It’s MUCH easier to keep an existing customer than it is to get a new one.

Unfortunately, too many membership site owners forget this important fact.

Their focus is “get ’em in and hope they stay” – which is why their drop off rate is upwards of 50-60% each month.

(that means 50-60% of the people CANCEL each month – which is CRAZY!)

In this series we’re going to explore a variety of strategies for maintaining a high level of interest regarding your membership so that your members stay longer and stay happier.

Remember, the happier they are with their membership experience, the more loyal they become.  The more loyal they become, the longer they stay.  The longer they stay, the more money you make.

So let’s get started with our first Retention Strategy of the series as I show you a real world example of a “Retention Kit”…

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Twitter Your Way to a Growing Community Part 1

Twitter here and Twitter there. The more you use Twitter the more your community will grow.

I love Twitter. I love to tweet to all my peeps 🙂

If you are an internet nerd as I am, just the sound of Twitter can make you smile.

You may be asking, right at this very moment in fact, “How do you twitter your way to a growing community?” Well, thank you for asking. I would love to help you out with this!

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Before You Change Your WordPress Theme – Read This!

Picking a WordPress theme when your first start your membership site is usually a pretty easy task. Find a theme you like, upload and install it.

If you’re like most people you’ll have the desire to modify the theme files either to make it work to your liking or to maybe add some items to the sidebar.

But what happens when you’ve already had your membership site for a while and decide it’s time for a change? Before hitting “Activate”, read the following list of potential dangers so you won’t have extra work after you update your theme.

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Inside The Insider – Episode 03

What’s been happening this week inside WishList Insider?

Is there a possible rift building between our seemingly friendly co-hosts?  It sure seems that way when this week’s thrilling episode opens. 

What could possibly cause such a disturbance? There’s only ONE way to find out!

Join our well-dressed and well-meaning hosts Wray & Faye as they deliver the news in the most professional manner they can muster.

Translation: This is the news.  WishList Products Style!

They discuss…

  • NEW Support Documentation and Tutorial Videos.
  • The NEWEST Members of the 1,000 Points Members.
  • Recent Posts NOT to be missed.
  • The Heat Wave that has gripped the WishList Products Office.
  • Wray’s ill-conceived attire and Faye’s clever reasoning behind hers.

Click below to view this week’s episode.

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Your Most Powerful Competitive Advantage

Virtually every business has competitors.

Membership sites are no different.

Even if you don’t have a “direct competitor”, it’s likely you are competing with FREE content that is readily available.

And if you do have competitors, chances are you have likely (or will) experience them copying your ideas.

So how do you safeguard yourself against your competition?

This video explains how to take advantage of YOUR most powerful competitive advantage…
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Software: TweetDeck

I think I could count the total number of tweets I have actually sent out using the interface on two hands.  This reason for this isn’t that it is overly difficult to use.  On the contrary, it’s really quite simple. 

But with a little help from an application named TweetDeck; I quickly found it to be even EASIER to sent out tweets.

Please continue on to find out how installing this FREE Twitter app can quickly and easily make your tweets more informative, effective and FUN!

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