Offer a Membership Level for a Limited Time

This recipe allows you to set a specific window of time for membership registration. Anyone who tries to checkout for the level after your specified cutoff date will be shown a message that registration has ended. The level will also be removed from display on your “Membership Levels” page after the cutoff date.

How To Be Productive When Working Remotely

Did you know that the team behind Paid Memberships Pro is completely distributed? Yup, we are fully remote and are scattered around the World in 2 different continents, 8 cities, and 3 timezones!

Being part of a remote environment can be extremely rewarding, freeing and invigorating but it also can present some challenges – no workplace is perfect after all! In this article, I’ll share some tips on how you can be more productive working in a remote environment.

Build Your Nest Egg

We all agree that its awesome to #GetPaid, but building a sustainable core business or side hustle that serves as your #NestEgg is a deeper, more valuable concept. In this article, we explore what it means to “Build A Nest Egg” and why having any nest egg at all matters.

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.