You know how you’re told to set a goal and then benchmark your success based on that goal? Well, that’s what we set out to do with our membership site at 5000bc. However, we kept running into these headaches that seemed to derail us. In time, however, we found that these constant diversions were to […]
How To Create And Grow A Successful Membership Site
How do you create a membership site that lasts many years?
How do you decide what membership model to follow?
Everyone tells you to start a membership site. Starting is the easy part.
But what do you have to do to keep and grow your members? Is content enough?
The Psychotactics Membership Site—5000bc.com has been running successfully since 2002.
A membership site isn't just another site. Instead, it's almost like an inner circle where you draw your closest clients to you. They become your family, and you care, guide and protect them at all times.
Here are the strategies we use to run our membership site and keep our members happy.
- Why do clients leave a membership site?
- What are the critical elements of a membership site?
- How do you decide which membership site is for you?
- How do you build an online community?
- How do you increase consumption on membership sites?
Look at the list of articles below, pick the one that gets your attention and start reading. Every article deals with one aspect of how to create and run a membership site.
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Articles on Creating Membership Sites from Psychotactics
Psychotactics Membership Site – 5000bc Stories (The Ups And Downs)
What does it take to get a membership site to keep going? Let’s go on a wild journey where the entire site was wiped out and how it bounced back again. And how nearly 20 years later, it’s still going. Right click to save this episode. 5000bc Story In early August 2002, we at Psychotactics […]
Why Clients Leave — And Why Lack Of Community Is One Of The Big Problems
Why do clients leave? When clients leave, we automatically assume they say they aren’t using the service or membership site. They give reasons why they’re leaving, and it sounds logical to our ears. However, there are situations where clients almost never leave. And as you’d expect, it has all to do with community. Which is […]
Planning On Starting A Membership Site? The Limited Membership Website Model
How do you plan a membership website? Is there a membership website model that can work for you and your lifestyle? When we start planning our membership websites, we tend to think just about “information” based sites. However, there are many ways of planning and then finding a membership website model that works for you. […]
Planning On Starting A Membership Site? How To Decide Which One Is For You (Part-1)
Are you planning on starting a membership website? Are there different membership website models? And how do you create a profitable and successful membership site? A membership site isn’t just another site. Instead, it’s almost like an inner circle where you draw your closest clients to you. Yet, which kind of membership site would suit […]
How to join 5000bc
You’ve been around the Psychotactics site for a whileAnd you’ve probably even sneaked a peek at 5000bc (our membership site) and seen that there’s a waiting list. But how do you know if 5000bc is the place for you?You read the testimonials. Do your due diligence and read the testimonials and you’ll see for yourself why our members join–and […]
Announcing: A book on how to build an online community—even if you have a very small list
Here’s an interesting fact. In fact more than one interesting fact. Fact 1: Why our community earns us between 90-95% of our income At 5000bc, we have had a community since 2003.But that’s not the interesting part. The interesting part is that we earn between 90-95% of our income from that community. And no, it’s […]
Why It’s Critical To Slow Down The First Week Of A Course
When do most people drop out from a course? The answer may surprise you. It’s not in the middle of the course, or at the end. Incredibly, it’s right at the start Right at the start of the course, is when you see (and feel) the most enthusiasm. Everyone’s been held back by those barriers […]
Announcing: Membership Site Strategy Book
It’s the story of 5000bc. A membership site that hasn’t lasted just one, or two years but will be around–and thriving for over 15 whole years. Introducing “Be Kind, Be Helpful or Begone”- A book on how to create a thriving, helpful community online. A book that takes you deep into the world of community […]
The Magic of Vanishing Reports (And How It Increases Consumption on Membership Sites)
Around 1970 or so, a guy called Bill Gaines did something pretty interesting. You see, Bill Gaines was the publisher of the famous comic known, weirdly, as ‘Mad Magazine.’ And he’d put in a whole bunch of gags and cartoons in the magazine itself. Then, several months later, he’d take that content and mix a […]