What is it about a running a membership site that makes you NOT want to run one?
You see, if you’re like most marketers out there, the idea of being chained to your
computer week after week delivering content is a major problem.
So, when you first got online, I bet you probably had dreams of living the “Internet lifestyle.”
You couldn’t wait to get away from the daily grind and job responsibilities. And yet if you run a membership site, it can feel like a job.
You can’t see yourself running off to play on some exotic beach when you need to
upload content at least once a week or more.
One alternative is to outsource this task.
That is, you hire someone else to upload the content every week when you’re not available.
But outsourcing comes with it’s own problems – namely, you need to 100% trust in your freelancer to upload the content on time.
So if you haven’t yet developed a relationship with a freelancer, you probably won’t feel
comfortable leaving your business (and your customers’ satisfaction) in a stranger’s hands.
Now before you toss aside the idea of ever having a vacation while running a membership site, let me give you two game-changing words: Autoresponder delivery.
You see, with a traditional membership site (like a PLR site), all members get the exact
same content. So the person who just joined today is going to get the same content this month as the person who’s been a member for a year.
Next month, everyone gets the same content again.
Obviously, this doesn’t make sense if you’re running a training site. That is, you want
everyone to start with lesson #1 and get the lessons in order.
So the person who joins today gets lesson #1. Meanwhile, the long-time member is
getting lesson #50.
A true “set it and forget it” model, which you can achieve by delivering all the content
using an autoresponder.
Here’s how it works…
You create content for your entire course.
So if you have a yearlong course with weekly lessons, you’d create 52 lessons. If you
have a three month course with weekly lessons, you’d create 12 lessons.
Load your course into your autoresponder.
Simply load up your messages into your autoresponder. Set the first lesson to go out immediately after the customer joins the course. Set each subsequent message to go out on a weekly basis.
Create a sales letter. Now create your sales letter and insert your order button (from a payment processor that accepts recurring billing, such as PayPal).
Drive traffic to your site.
Here you can use all the usual methods of driving traffic, such as affiliate and joint venture partners, content marketing, pay per click marketing, social media marketing and similar.
Play golf (or whatever).
Now the members roll in and your autoresponder takes care of the rest, leaving you free to
do whatever you want!
You could set up multiple autoresponder-based, fixed-term membership sites. Just set one up, drive traffic and move on to setting up the next one.
Rinse and repeat until you’re making as much money as you want!
Simple and effective.
So get going and create your membership site TODAY!
All the best