This post originally appeared on the MemberScore blog.
I received a great question in response to this recent email to our list:
“On membership sites versus courses, I’d love to hear how membership sites run long term. Creating content … Read the rest Read More
Visiting Lake Tahoe in the summer has become a habit of ours. We go there because it’s a great place to be in the summer: gorgeous lake, mountains with tons of hiking and biking trails, and pretty much perfect weather.… Read the rest Read More
A while back, my wife, our six year old son, and my wife’s parents went to see Paul McCartney in concert.
What was I doing?
Now, before you jump to the conclusion that I’m an uncultured oaf who … Read the rest Read More
I recorded a podcast a while back with Jeff from Online Course Coach. We had a great conversation, part of which was naturally about discussion forums. At one point Jeff asked me if a membership site should launch with a … Read the rest Read More
A friend asked me a couple days ago if he should consider using Facebook Workplace for his membership site.
On the surface, it sounds reasonable – all the benefits of having Facebook manage the community infrastructure, with plenty of extra … Read the rest Read More
Plenty of communities on the internet have started off strong, and then fizzled and died. The key to preventing this is to foster discussion between your members. How do you do this?
The answer to this one varies quite a … Read the rest Read More
Member feedback is vital to a membership site for two reasons:
- It gives you a perspective outside your own on what things are good, and what things need improving, in your offering.
- It helps to establish an emotional bond between
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There are all sorts of things you can do to boost overall engagement on your site. Today, we’re going to focus specifically on boosting community engagement.
By that, I mean members interacting with each other (and with you) in your … Read the rest Read More
A few days ago, I wrote about having publicly visible discussion forums, but cautioned:
I don’t recommend allowing public registration & posting, but having some or all of it publicly visible can essentially give people a taste of what … Read the rest Read More
I got this question in my inbox recently:
How do I get people to join? People seem scared of recurring payments. That seems to be the #1 sales objection.
Depending on your focus, this can be an issue. Luckily, there … Read the rest Read More