January 6, 2015 — The idea of having a membership site is exciting at the least. Who wouldn’t be excited? The idea of having a community you’re passionate about or creating a steady stream of income, to name a couple good reasons. You may have even seen wonderful existing membership sites and have thought, “Hey, I could do something like this, but for [niche].” That is great and all, but how are you going to make it happen? You need a plan. You need to know what tools are at your disposal. You need to start on the right foot.
November 9, 2014 — There are over 20 options for membership plugins available to people trying to build a membership site with WordPress. Come hear my six-point framework for evaluating them, and how to determine which is the right plugin for you. We’ll also leave a decent amount of time for questions, as decisions about membership plugins are always specific to your purposes.
August 28, 2013 — This presentation demonstrates the process of developing a WordPress members only section without a plugin. It discusses the code involved in creating custom sidebar widgets and templates with ‘Members Only’ content as well as ways to customize the WordPress login system to match your theme.
July 3, 2013 — This presentation walks you through options of membership sites and gives you recommendations and practical steps to building your next membership site.
February 16, 2013 — Build and launch a complete WordPress site during the session. Using WordPress, Paid Memberships Pro, the Member Lite Theme, and other free plugins to setup a site that is ready to market and sell a digital product. Install Paid Memberships Pro, Integrate with the Stripe payment gateway, Create a landing page for inbound marketing, Integrate with Mail Chimp and set up autoresponders, Create a paid membership level locking down content on the site.