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Probably a very basic membership site question

Discussion in 'Membership Sites' started by twoj04, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. twoj04

    twoj04 Power Member

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    So, I am starting to look into a WH membership site as a more stable long term type of income.
    I have a few very basic type of questions (I searched first and couldn't find much). I downloaded membernaire but I am not too interested in a fixed term type membership.

    How long do people typically stay a member with good content?

    Say I want to post all my information once, instead of continuously updating. What would be a way of getting people to stay members?

    If not, say with continuous content being added for a graphics design tutorial site. The members that sign up at the beginning will be much more advanced than newer members, so how do I accommodate the more advanced members without giving all the information out at once?

    Sorry I know this is a lot of questions, but I can't seem to find much information anywhere.

    Thanks and +rep always given whenever I need help.

    Gracias :sombrero:
     
  2. yao1994

    yao1994 Regular Member

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    I would also like to know. :)

    Thanks guys
     
  3. kenpodude

    kenpodude Registered Member

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    Easy.... use one of the Wordpress membership plugins with graduated content delivery such as Wishlist.
    After a certain number of days which you set new content becomes available ot the subscriber.
     
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    catapult copy Registered Member

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    Member stay as long as you keep them interested, all depends on content and how well you communicate with them. On average 3mths. But in some cases 2-3years. It also depends on what tools you offer, if any. Example: you offer free hosting, then they are less likely to cancel as you hold the tools for the goldminer...

    Member wishlist is a excellent pluggin, also enables you to have a set length membership, which means members are more likely to stay until the end,

    KEY: offer large bonus for members that stay until the end. This works really well.
     
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  5. twoj04

    twoj04 Power Member

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    Hey, thanks so much. Didn't know about the graduated content delivery option. Sounds great :)
     
  6. howdoyou

    howdoyou Regular Member

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    There are scripts that leak your information slowly as there membership continues.
     
  7. monetizaction

    monetizaction Newbie

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    I'd highly recommend you to look at aMember and whishlish and for the delivery you can have wordpress, forum (IPS or vB) or aweber.

    I know I don't really explain anything but that's really the basic to get
    started, a lot of good post can be found everywhere about them and I
    wish a lot of success!!!

    Monetizaction
     
  8. kenpodude

    kenpodude Registered Member

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    Whishlist and Amember are both good. I like DAP though out of all of them. Especially how it handles graduated content and is super simple to use. I use it for both of my sites.
     
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    get your members to create content for you for free i.e. integrate a forum