Ever thought of building a membership site around your blog?
How would you plan?
What technology would you use?
I tell it all inside this episode.
A membership site is a site where individuals sign up as members in order to access protected information.
They can be either free or paid. If they are paid, it can be a one-time or recurring payment model.
Whichever model you choose, having a membership site can be great for the following reasons:
However, before you build a membership site you should answer the following questions:
Once you've answered those few questions, you can then tackle the technology and starting building out the site.
In this episode, I talk about how to build a free and a paid membership site on WordPress and explore the following tools.
If you're building a free membership site, here's what I recommend for you to have and use:
If you are building a paid membership site, use all of the above plus the following:
The following are some more Advanced tools that add even more AWESOME to your membership site. This is the secret behind my Become A Blogger University.
Roger Koment, a member of the Become A Blogger University and the creator of NSR Development, called in to ask a question that lead to the making of this podcast episode. He wanted to know what the steps are for providing a paid course, where people could also get free access to a limited-time replay. Thanks for calling in that question Roger. If you have a question you'd like answered, feel free to call the hotline at (888) 835 – 2414.
Some people prefer to read along with the podcast episode. Others actually prefer to read than listen. If you are one of those people, not to worry. I've got a transcript right here for you 🙂
Learning With Leslie is a podcast dedicated to helping you build a business around a blog. No, not one of those blogs that will fall by the wayside when Google has a mood swing, but one that will thrive no matter what gets thrown at it.
I share tips and strategies that I’ve learnt building blogs since 2008 and interview experts who are knowledgeable about various aspects of blogging so that we can learn from their experiences.
If you’re a blogger, thinking about becoming a blogger (pun intended) or are not even sure if blogging is right for you, go ahead and tune in to see what this blogging thing is all about.
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