OSTraining Podcast #37 featuring Jason Coleman and Paid Memberships Pro

Jason Coleman and Steve Burge on the OSTraining Podcast

Listen to episode #37 of the OSTraining Podcast to learn the time-tested tips and tricks of running a membership site. Jason shares a brief history of Paid Memberships Pro and dives into his experience running a membership site and supporting our customers with their membership communities.

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How to build a Video Membership website: School Tools TV Case Study

Look at how SchoolToolsTV.com  used Paid Memberships Pro to help build an educational online video membership website. They offers daily one-minute social skill videos to help teachers increase teachable time, reduce bullying, and improve academic results.

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How to make video tutorials for your membership site.

Instructional video can be a key component of any membership website, so I thought this would be a great opportunity to share my experience creating setup tutorials and video content about our Add Ons. I hope you can use the step-by-step guide below to make more powerful videos for your membership site.

How to use a Page Builder to create a custom Membership Level Pricing page.

The landing page for your levels is the primary place your site will attract and sell its membership products. Our plugin includes a few options to design this page, including the default [pmpro_levels] shortcode and the enhanced options when using the Advanced Levels Page Shortcode Add On.

What if you need more control over this page and would like to design a completely custom page for your levels? In this article, I will take you through the process of building a new membership levels page using the Elementor Page Builder, an open source plugin available in the WordPress plugin repository.

The Low Down on Content Dripping for your Membership Site

Ah, Content Dripping. Some say it’s the perfect way to capture and retain your audience’s attention, reduce refund rates, prevent refund abuse and even increase sales. But what exactly is Content Dripping and how can it help your membership business?

Important Notes on Recurring Billing and Expiration Dates for Membership Levels

Paid Memberships Pro can be used to set up membership levels with many different pricing structures. You can configure a level to offer a recurring subscription or a level with a one-time payment and expiration date. Unless you really want a membership to expire after a certain time frame, you usually DO NOT want to set BOTH a recurring billing amount AND an expiration date on your levels.

How to Contribute to Paid Memberships Pro.

Did you know that Paid Memberships Pro is a fully open source WordPress Plugin and that you can make it even better by contributing? No matter your skill level, you can contribute to PMPro today. Here’s the why and how.

How to format the member phone number field using a filter.

The Billing Phone number captured at membership checkout attempts to format the saved value according to the North American Numbering Plan (NANP). This article demonstrates how to use the pmpro_format_phone filter to change the phone number format for your membership site….

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Change the default country of your Membership website.

Does your membership site primarily serve one region or country of members?

This recipe demonstrates how to set the default country for your membership site, which can speed help speed up the checkout process and eliminate the need for members to find their country before proceeding.