How to Grow Your Freelance Business by Specializing in Membership Sites

Online member and subscription based businesses are growing. With growth comes a major opportunity for freelancers. Both developers and non-developers can expand their customer base and provide more services for their existing customers with memberships.

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This guide explores how you can grow your freelance or small agency business with a specialty in building, maintaining, and marketing membership and subscription e-commerce websites.

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How to Build a Community for Your Membership

One of the most powerful assets you can have as a membership site owner is a community. You’ve set out to design and build a high-value membership website. Now you are faced with the question of how you will market and grow your business.

Is building a community the right approach for your growth strategy?

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How to show a dynamic “Contact Member” form on your directory profile pages.

Allow site visitors to connect through a basic contact form on a member’s profile listing. When someone views a directory profile, they will see a form that automatically sends to the individual profile user’s email address. This can be a major feature for some listing sites, that want to enhance networking, referrals, or lead generation…

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Customizing the Paid Memberships Pro Membership Pricing Page

Have you ever wanted to do more with your membership pricing page? Did you know you can customize this page using the tools that are already at your disposal? In this article, we will cover a few popular methods you can use to make the membership pricing page of your dreams.

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Send the User’s IP Address to Authorize.net for Fraud Detection

If you are using Authorize.net for your membership site’s payment gateway, this tooltip will show you how to send the customer’s IP address as part of the payment request for fraud detection. The recipe uses the pmpro_authorizenet_post_values filter to send IP information with the payment for validation in Authorize.net’s Advanced Fraud Detection suite.

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Redirect Members to a Custom Post Type with the Member Homepages Add On

The Member Homepages Add On includes settings to redirect members to a unique page based on their level. This recipe will demonstrate using the pmpro_member_homepage_id filter to redirect members to a Custom Post Type (CPT).

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Disable Visits, Views, and Logins Report Stats for a Specific User Role

The Visits, Views, and Logins report in Paid Memberships Pro shows aggregate user statistics for the day, month, and all time. The full report offers a detailed view of data points by user and member.

This recipe will show you how to disable statistic tracking for the “administrator” role.

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How to Use Sequential Order Numbers for Member Invoices

Invoice codes in Paid Memberships Pro are, by default, generated by a random code. These codes contain a combination of alphanumeric characters.

This recipe will allow your membership site to instead configure the order codes to follow a sequential numeric sequence.

How to Use Sequential Order Numbers for Member Invoices

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