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?

Showcase: Innerchange Life – Video Membership Documentary Project

In this showcase, we look at how Philippe Kiener built the Innerchange Documentary project and how he is using Paid Membership Pro(PMPro) to run a video membership based on the gift economy concept

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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

How to Build an Online Music Membership Business

Is it your dream to build a business around your passion for music and musical instruments? Matthew, from howtoplaythesax.com, accomplished this and much more. We will explore how he started his music membership business and how he used Paid Memberships Pro to do it.

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Building an Online Academy for Martial Arts with Paid Memberships Pro

In June 2019, Lucca leveraged his 6 years of Martial Arts training experience to build an online training business using WordPress, Paid Memberships Pro, and a variety of other tools. His membership includes Martial Arts, well-being and fitness training through online courses, learning resources, and video tutorials.

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In this showcase, we explore the business model Lucca chose for his membership and the technology that powers his successful online academy.

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 offer daily one-minute social skill videos to help teachers increase teachable time, reduce bullying, and improve academic results.

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How a Custom Member Dashboard Streamlined Client Communications for We Manage Your Site.

We Manage Your Site helps their members with everything from mundane WordPress maintenance tasks, right up to custom development and design. Iwan Pieterse, “WMYS” founder, has built his online business completely around Paid Memberships Pro and has collectively used the plugin for close to 3 years.

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In-Depth Showcase: How Rob Schwartz Used PMPro to Double His Salary While Pursuing His Dreams

ACATestPrep.com is a site for gaining industry certifications with the Adobe Certified Associate exams provided by Certiport. Rob Schwartz, the program’s founder, was an early adopter of Paid Memberships Pro and has been using our plugin to power his training platform for over 3 years.

Continue reading this in-depth showcase to see what technologies power the ACA Test Prep program and why it has been such a huge success for founder Rob Schwartz.

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