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Do You Prefer A Membership Site Or Downloadable ebook?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Erik Creed, Jun 12, 2011.

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Do You Prefer Ebook Or Membership Site?

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  1. Ebook Because I Can Read It On My Android Phone

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  2. Membership Site Because It's Cool

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  1. Erik Creed

    Erik Creed BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    Howdie,

    In the process of creating a new product and I got like 5+ ebooks on the different aspects of the subject.

    So do I just put up 5 different PDF files customers can download or woudl it be better to create a members area for members with the content on different sections in the members area?

    Let me know what you think is better, Just putting up PDF ebooks for download seems easier but a members area would make it all seem like more in value and can be updated easily as well.

    Hmmm maybe it comes down to which sells better.

    Would you rather buy an ebook or access to a members only area?
     
  2. KraftyKyle

    KraftyKyle Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    If I actually purchase a product I would prefer a membership area, but I'd rather a downloadable ebook on a share here.
     
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  3. Erik Creed

    Erik Creed BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    It's a product in the health niche not IM :rolleyes:
     
  4. Nookie Monster

    Nookie Monster Senior Member

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    There is a certain mistique about a Members Only area. Much like the JrVIP area here. Human nature would push more people to want to be in an exclusive club over just paying for an ebook download.

    Price your Members Only area right and your golden.
     
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  5. m0nster

    m0nster Senior Member

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    ebook = 1 time $$$
    membership = recurring $$

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    go get that mullah!

    if you can't decide,
    do both - post the info but also make it a downloadable PDF!
     
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  6. Erik Creed

    Erik Creed BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    I was more thinking of members area for one time payment.

    I doubt many would pay monthly for simple stuff like how to get rid of acne :)
     
  7. blackhit

    blackhit Super Moderator Staff Member Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    When people sign up for a membership they expect regular updates and additions. Even with a one-time fee.
    That's the whole purpose of a membership.

    So you should ask yourself if you have enough material and enough time to run this.
     
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  8. twitter.followers

    twitter.followers Elite Member

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    I would prefer ebook as the whole info about it is already mentioned in the sales page/thread so if we are satisfied with the sales page, we buy it. :)

    And if you tons of awesome material, just start up with a membership website.
     
  9. CashDummy

    CashDummy Junior Member

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    If you do ebook just make sure you make them opt-in then you can just spam them with offers
     
  10. adultwebmasterdesign

    adultwebmasterdesign Junior Member

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    If you cannot do a membership site then you must at least have a newletter to go with the book.