Business Building Tips: How to Set Up a Membership Site

Learn how to create niche membership sites with no previous experience required.
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Have you ever wanted to build a profitable stream of recurring income? See exactly how I build membership sites that generate thousands of dollars per month. In this course I'll teach you

  • How to pick the perfect niche for your membership site and what to avoid
  • My exact thought process when planning out my sites
  • The best software and tools to use
  • Everything you need to know

If you're truly serious about building a solid stream of income, this is the perfect course for you. No prior experience is required! The only things you'll need are a domain name and membership site software (I'll tell you the best one to use).

I'm readily available to answer any questions you might have. Thanks for taking this journey with me!

What are the requirements?

  • A strong desire to build recurring revenue streams with membership sites
  • No prior experience needed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Build a membership site that earns recurring income
  • Attract, retain, and monetize members efficiently
  • Find the most profitable niches to build sites around

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants to build recurring income
  • Anyone who loves building a long term business
  • Anyone willing to put in the work and reap the rewards
  • This course is not about 'getting rich quick'

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Getting Started

Welcome to the course! Learn about me and what you'll learn.


Why should you build a membership site? Find out exactly why I build membership sites and what the potential is.


In this video you'll learn what the goals are for the course. Find out what you'll learn, and what skills you'll develop along the way.

Section 2: What You Need to Build a Membership Site

In this lesson you'll learn the basic building blocks of a membership site and what you need to get started.


In this lesson, you'll learn what kind of hosting you need to run your membership site.


Learn how to register your domain name and what type of name you should go for. A good, easily brand-able domain name is important!


In this video, you'll learn the different options for running your membership site. I give you my top three choices for tools to use.


Before you can make money, you need a way to accept payments. This lesson will show you what your options are, and help you make the best choice.

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Section 3: Choosing Your Niche or Topic

This lesson is all about choosing a niche. Learn from real world examples of profitable membership sites, and the thought process behind the niche.


Recap the most important concepts in choosing a niche for your membership site.


Learn a quick, three step process for choosing a niche.


In this video, you'll learn 3 important questions to ask when choosing a niche.


Brainstorming what you know can be a great starting point for choosing a niche.


Learn how to apply brainstorming techniques to get great ideas.

Section 4: Building Your Site and Delivering Content

Learn about options like Wordpress and Vbulletin to build your sites framework, and how to make it look great.


In this lesson, you'll learn what your options are for delivering content and what's most effective for your niche.


Learn my favorite tools for creating content.

Section 5: Making Money From Your Membership Site

Learn how to determine what to charge, and how to add perceived value.


Getting members is one thing, but keeping them is what will make your membership site successful. Learn the best strategies to retain members.


In this video you'll learn the best methods to promote your site. Some of the best ones are even free!

Section 6: Promoting Your Membership Site

Find out the most effective sales page techniques to use to sell your membership site.

Section 7: Continuity Case Study

In this video, I'll show you a quick recurring income product you can create.

Section 8: Bonus Audio Interview

This is part 1 of an exclusive interview with Jason Brown, a successful membership site owner.


This is part 2 of an exclusive interview with Jason Brown, a successful membership site owner.

Interview Part 3

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Instructor Biography

David Ford, Online Marketing Expert

David Ford started in online marketing over 10 years ago. Inspired by fellow entrepreneurs, he quickly quit his day job and never looked back.

David has given talks at industry events like Affiliate Summit, held private masterminds across the country, and organized meetups for affiliates and business owners.

Through his membership sites, David has coached over 10,000 students teaching them everything from affiliate marketing to product creation. He loves helping people succeed, which is reflected in the success of his students.

Currently, David does coaching and consulting in addition to running his own advertising campaigns.

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