Do you have a WordPress website you want to turn into a membership site? Having a membership site gives you the freedom to create high-quality content people are willing to pay for. It also lets you restrict this content from non-registered users, increasing both its appeal and value.
But starting a membership site is not an easy task, especially if you don’t have the right WordPress membership plugin on hand to help guide you through the entire process.
That’s why today we’re going to take an in-depth look at one of the best membership plugins in the market – MemberPress – and show you how having the right plugin can make a world of difference in the success of your membership site.
So, let’s get started!
Why Create a WordPress Membership Site?
Beyond the obvious answer, which is to make more money online, creating a membership site offers several other benefits:
- Establish Yourself As An Expert: chances are you have a lot of useful knowledge that can be passed onto others interested in your niche, field, or industry. By running a membership site, you have the opportunity to showcase your expertise. And by charging people for the very best content you have, you establish yourself as a well-known authority.
- Build a Loyal Following: if you create value for your members, they’ll be sure to spread the word about you. This social proof is essential if you want to grow your business and generate more revenue.
- Build a Bigger Email List: you get to collect emails from all your members. Not only are these emails helpful in relaying members-only information, they can be used to promote everything else you have to offer.
As you can see, there are many reasons to create a WordPress membership site. Now, let’s see how MemberPress can help you achieve your goals!
MemberPress: An Overview
MemberPress is an easy to use WordPress membership plugin that lets you create, manage, and track membership subscriptions. Plus, it lets you securely receive payments from members, whether they are one-off payments or recurring subscriptions.
It integrates seamlessly with your WordPress website, so the learning curve is small if you’re familiar with the popular WordPress content management system. This also means you can easily add additional WordPress plugins to complement your membership site. For instance, you can create a forum or social community, sell products from a WooCommerce shop, and even provide non-members blog content in an effort to convert them into paying members.
Top Features of MemberPress
1. Easy Membership Settings
Setting up MemberPress is a cinch. The first thing you’ll need to do is create a MemberPress account and download the premium plugin for use on your site.
This article was written by Lindsay Liedke and originally published on WPKube.