What You Need To Know About Subscription Tax for Your Membership Site

A membership-based subscription website is a great way to earn income on a recurring basis. It lets you create a predictable income source for your business and avoid getting caught in the feast and famine cycle of freelancing and project work. But as great as these websites are, they also have a downside: when you run a subscription e-commerce business, you have to deal with subscription tax. 

Sales tax rates are relatively easy to figure out for one-time purchases. But they become much more complex with subscriptions and recurring billing. 

Subscription Tax, Subscription Billing, and Membership Sites

Keep reading to learn about the common issues that arise when dealing with membership sites and subscription billing and how you can simplify subscription tax management.  

What Is A Membership Site, and is it Right for You?

If you’ve ever searched the internet for some niche-content, whether for entertainment or educational purposes, then there are pretty high chances you’ve landed on some “resource hub” requiring that you sign up either for a free or paid subscription. That ideally is a membership site. 

But what’s so special about membership sites, and why is it becoming a trend for both businesses and customers? We’ve highlighted all you need to know in this article. 

What is a membership site and is it the right fit for you?

Quality vs. Quantity: Content Marketing Strategies for Membership and Subscription Sites

Time is one of the biggest limitations a content creator faces when it comes to consistently releasing quality content. This short guide will help you take a step back and analyze your goals for content. How can you release content on the tight schedule your members demand without sacrificing standards for quality?

Content Marketing Strategies for Membership Sites: Quantity vs. Quality

Content Marketing for Membership and Subscription Sites

Paid Memberships Pro can give you the tools to offer Content Marketing to a specific community or audience and keep them engaged with member-specific content on your website. The content marketing strategy can increase sales, save on marketing costs, and create more loyal customers. 

Not only does the PMPro plugin offer content marketing features, but we also apply content marketing for our own audience and members. This guide shares an overview of content marketing for membership sites.

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How the Vintage BMW Motorcycle Owners (VBMWMO) Club Use PMPro

Owning a vintage BMW motorcycle is a big deal. That’s exactly the case of Vintage BMW Motorcycle Owners (VBMWMO), who run a membership site where they publish bespoke articles and magazines to inspire and preserve their old-school culture.

In this showcase, we explore how VBMWMO Club is using Paid Membership Pro to manage memberships, forums, and magazine subscriptions.  

Vintage BMW Motorcycle Owners Membership Site