WishList Insider – Forum Focus 77

This week’s edition of Forum Focus looks at two related threads and a “blast from the past” conversation which has been steadily active for more than four months!

It’s pretty safe to say that checking out the highlighted threads within the forums will lead to some good ideas being stirred up which can then be applied to your own membership site.

Good ideas are a very GOOD thing 🙂

Click on any title to be directed to the Forum Post

Amazon s3: How Does It Work?
While many Insiders have likely at least heard of Amazon S3, how many know exactly what it’s for and how it could benefit their site?

If your membership site includes a lot of videos, audios, etc, then Amazon S3 could help to speed things up and allow for easier content uploads.

Uploading large or many files to your WordPress site is certainly possible, but think of it this way… Just because you CAN store all your stuff in the middle of your kitchen, doesn’t mean you should.

So why not store that stuff in a more out of the way place in order to speed up traffic and keep things tidy?

Find out how to clean up your kitchen here…


Amazon S3: Protecting URLs From Distribution Outside WishList Member
So let’s say you now know what Amazon S3 is and decide to use it.

The next thing you might want to consider is how to protect the content you upload outside of your WordPress/WishList Member site.

Again, the Insiders contribute a few ideas to help keep everything safe and sound even when uploading it outside of your site.

Check out this thread for all the details.


Is It Really Worth Having A Free Membership Level?
The first time we featured this forum thread was more than 4 months ago and it’s still going strong!

Talk about a “Hot Conversation” 🙂

So, we wanted to shine the focus on it again to make sure everyone has seen the latest batch of tips and suggestions from Insiders regarding Free Membership Levels.

Are they really worth it?

Get real-life accounts of how your fellow Insiders are offering (or not offering) free trials.

Chances are high that there are some ideas you haven’t thought of.


  1. @Wray…gotta check out the Amazon s3. Hey, publishing the insider forum update on wednesday is confusing me.

    • Wray says:

      @David – Amazon S3 is a cool service. We use it ourselves 🙂

      Yea, I switched up the Forum Focus from Thursday to Wednesday the last couple of weeks. Gotta keep you on your toes!

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