[Ep 124] James Schramko Answers: What Are Your 3 Best Tips for Maintaining a Membership Community?

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You know we love to bring the heat here at the Screw.

That we’re all about helping you rock it online and grow your business beyond your wildest dreams.

So this week we’re getting a little naughty, and hijacking the Q!

But you can thank us later.

No really.

Because online marketing whiz, James Schramko, is back on the show, and he’s breaking down our favourite business model.

We’re talking long-term, lucrative income…

We’re talking the holy grail of online earning…

We're talking getting paid each and every month…

What is it?

Monthly membership sites.

You see, James is the mastermind behind SuperFast Business—an amazing membership community full of dedicated and loyal members.

And he's straight up killing it.

Which is why we were itching to find out his secrets!

So we’ve taken it upon ourselves to steal this week's Q and ask:

‘What are the three best tips for maintaining a monthly membership community?’

And good lawd does he deliver.

Get ready for some no-bullshit advice on generating recurring income, and packaging your product for subscriptions.

Even if you don’t have a membership community just yet, the wisdom here is universal, so click the play button at the top of the page, download this in iTunes or listen on Stitcher.

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And don’t forget to tune in for a new episode every Monday, Wednesday and Friday!

Words Of Wisdom In This Week's Episode:

  • What is SuperFastBusiness.com, and how does James make it work?
  • The power of recurring revenue through subscription membership sites
  • Why is lifetime access a big mistake? We talk diminishing returns
  • How to manage member expectations and ultimately exceed them
  • What is future pacing and how could it help you sell your subscriptions?
  • The power of brevity and quality. We’re breakin’ down the ‘less is more’ truth
  • Is your site too unorganized? How to build and package your services to encourage memberships
  • Why you need to turn up, be visible and take care of your community

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  1. Stacey Herbert

    Really loved this episode guys. I have a question: how much content is TOO much content? I have a number of core topics within mine – broken down in to sub categories – but overwhelming my members is definitely a concern. Thanks for this Jill, Josh & James – shared. That was awesome. Listened in while cooking some winter soup here in Berlin xo

    • Josh Stanton

      Hmm that's a good question. I would just make sure that whatever content you're highlighting in your membership that it's relevant TODAY and anything that becomes obsolete, I would archive it as old content so they can still access the information whenever, it's just not “highlighted” if you know what I mean?

      Also focus more on creating short lessons that are easy to consume and try and keep the evergreen factor in mind. Ask yourself: “will the content you're about to create stand the test of time?”

  2. Jason Levoy

    Thx for the mention in this episode. Can't wait to talk this out over the weekend. I think membership may be a good model for me.


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