How to Build and Launch a Membership Website

Episode 278 | How to Build and Launch a Membership Website
Date: 2016-03-01
Link: Startups for the Rest of Us
 
Startups for the Rest of UsDoes the topic warrant a full membership site or is a video course or ebook a better way to go?
If it provides more value over time then is can be a membership site or something with a subscription fee.
Starting a membership site when you don’t have a community in advance is going to be really hard to do.
If you are going to have forums you need to have people in there interacting otherwise it is going to look like a ghost town.
People come for the content and stay for the community.
Think about a plan to spur conversation.
A weekly discussion topic is something to think about.
Forums don’t tend to grow and thrive by themselves.
Don’t start a membership site without a list of at least a couple thousand people.
If you have nothing to talk about there is no community.