Membership Sites 101

If you're a course creator, author, blogger, something something, building a membership site will exponentially grow your income and provide you with a stable source of recurring revenue.

Learn the power of recurring revenue and stable income that comes from running your own membership site.

What would it be like to...

Building a membership site sounds simple but...

There’s a lot of conflicting advice out there.

There are different tools, different techniques, and different strategies, but ultimately, what determines the best strategy for you is specific to your situation.

Membership Sites 101 will teach you exactly how to figure out the perfect membership site for your audience.

Find out what the best platforms and tools are to build your membership site, techniques on how to attract members, guides on how you can retain members, growing it further with an affiliate program,and how to manage the day-to-day running of your site.

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Hi I'm David Ford. Over the past two decades I've had the opportunity to help thousands of students build an online business. I've grown membership sites that have been successful in several niches. More importantly – they've been running successfully for a long time. Like many of you, I had no idea what I was doing when I started out. I made lots of mistakes, but learned everything I could along the way. 

I love teaching people how to build and grow membership sites. I can show them how to set things up and follow the plan that took me years to learn and develop. 

Membership Sites 101


I can't tell you how many frustrating hours I spent trying to get my membership sites set up when I started out. I didn't know which tools of systems I needed, then I couldn't figure out how to make them work together, then learned I was supposed to do something else…you get the idea. 

Even today, it's hard to find a clear, easy to follow, and well laid out plan. 

I get frustrated with courses that have a lot of content, but don't really tell you anything. They might motivate you, and say things like  “write content your audience will love” but fail to break it down and tell you exactly how to carry out the steps. 

My courses are built around actionable advice. You'll learn what you need to do but you'll learn exactly how to do it. My goal is to have you finish the class and know exactly what you should work on and how to accomplish it. 

Membership sites 101 takes everything I've learned since building my first membership site in 2009 (a site that I successfully run to this day!) and every membership site after it. 

Instead of just telling you what to do, you'll also learn WHY you're doing it. That's a crucial piece missing from so many courses. If you understand how to do something, and why you're doing it, you won't be left wondering what to do or if you're doing ‘the right thing'. 

What's Inside the Course?

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Easy Setup

Starting a membership sites is intimidating! There's no shortage of tools and apps to help, but how do you get it all working together? You'll learn set by step just how easy it is to build and run your own membership site with no experience. 

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Choosing the Right Approach

Membership sites give you a lot of flexibility, but all those options can generate confusion. How do you approach your membership site & lay the foundation for success? There's no one special formula that applies to everyone. Learn how to evaluate your unique business and how best to fit a membership site into it. 

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Engaging Your Audience

Having a membership site is great, as long as people keep their membership active. How do you build a thriving community? What makes people stay active vs cancel their membership? Find out the proven techniques you can use to find and retain members that stay with you. 

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Generating Income From Your Membership Site

An awesome thing about membership sites is just how many options you have to monetize them. From subscription offers, upsells, cross promotions and exclusive deals there's no shortage of ways to generate income. You'll learn all about this and how to set the right pricing options to retain your members long term. 

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How to Build and Grow Your Audience

You might be an author, a blogger, course creator, or someone else who wants to expand their business with a membership site. How do you actually GET members in the first place? I'll show you how to make an irresistable membership site that people excited to join. 

Frequently Asked Questions

I have no experience, can I still do this?

Absolutely! This course was built specifically for beginners. You don't need any prior experience, qualifications, or special skills.

Will I need to buy anything else?

The course is a 1-time fee – no recurring charges.

Depending on what solutions you use to build your membership site, there is a cost involved. To get started, this cost is minimal and I'll show you how you can even build a membership site for free to get started. 

Why is your course different?

1| I've done this for over two decades – and don’t just talk about making money.

I've built and continue to run successful membership sites. I know exactly how to approach them and achieve the best results. 

I’ve failed, I’ve succeeded, and I’ve learned a TON about how to build membership sites and improve their chances of success.

2 | My students who apply the material consistently become successful. I know how to build successful membership sites, but I also know how to teach people to do the same.

Over the years, I've learned exactly what people need to learn in order to become successful membership site owners. 

I’ve taught thousands of students and worked with hundreds of companies, helping people figure out ways to build, market, and grow their membership sites and audiences.

I've seen enough successes and failures to know why people struggle to make money, what holds them back, and how I can help them (or you!) to modify habits and approaches to get the best results.

Is the course kept up to date?

Definitely! I'm always learning and invest a lot of time in keeping up with the latest trends, tactics, and rules – not just for my own sites, but for the success of my students, too.

How is the course delivered? Do I get lifetime access?

The course is video and text based. 

You absolutely have lifetime access to the course. You can log in as many times as you want, and view the course as many times as you want. Plus, you'll have access to any and all updates or additions to this course – no extra charges.   

You'll get access to the entire course instantly after signing up. 

How soon will I make money?

That's the million-dollar question, right? 

While it can vary, I generally see two types of students take my courses

The first type goes through some or all of the course and tries a few things here and there. They might do some work for a few days, then they get lazy (or busy) for a few weeks before getting back to it. It might seem obvious, but these students usually don't see a lot of success until they get serious. 

The second type goes through the course, and follows our step-by-step plan. They keep working at a consistent pace, even if it's really slow. They treat it like a real business, and they trust in the process. 

The second group is almost always successful, but the exact timeline depends on a variety of factors like how consistent you are, the niche you’ve chosen, and trends. 

You can choose your outcome, but you can’t always pick exactly when it will happen. 

This isn't a get rich quick scheme – it's an actual business and you have to treat it as such.

You're not going to work for a week and retire, but It's also not something you have to slave away at for years to earn anything. 

Realistically, you can start earning in your first month. Although it will be small at first, your income can quickly multiply if you work at it. 

Nobody can promise you anything when it comes to making money online (if they do, run away fast!). 

However, we're confident if you put our training into practice and keep at it you WILL be successful. 

I can say this without any doubt because I‘ve seen it over and over again with my students

Do you offer any kind of refund or money back guarantee?

If you go through the course, put our strategies to use, and don't see any results, you can request a full refund. We devote countless hours to the course and our students, so it's not fair to anybody if someone just skims the course and asks for a refund. The reason we ask to see that you've implemented our strategies on your blog is because we know they work, and if you follow our course, we're confident you'll find success. If you want to know more, please read our full refund policy

Ready to get started?

I would love to have you take my course! If you're ready to put in the work, I'll do everything I can to help you succeed. 


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