Many web entrepreneurs and freelancers would argue that the membership site is the ultimate business model. As someone who has utilized this concept for nearly two decades, I would agree.
In fact, I built the first membership site plugin for WordPress, and I’ve seen the biggest growth in popularity in the past couple of years. Many new plugins are now available for building and deploying premium content membership sites. I have learned a lot not only from building and operating my own membership sites, but also helping clients implement their own membership sites.
Like any other business model, in order to experience growth you must constantly learn and evaluate what works and doesn’t. You need to make adjustments accordingly. Here are a few things I have learned about selling premium content via the membership site business model. [Read more…]