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Making a successful membership site with Joomla

Making a successful membership site with Joomla

What do your members want? It is important to deliver what your members want, NOT what they need. Hang in there with me and I’ll explain.

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Avoid Duplicate Content With A Menu Item Alias

Avoid Duplicate Content With A Menu Item Alias

The Alias Menu Item Type is an often overlooked type of Menu Item that is available in Joomla. In plain terms, it is used to create a Menu Item that links to an existing Menu Item. We can use them to create a duplicate menu item without creating a duplicate URL or duplicating content. It is very simple to use and it can solve SEO and content management challenges in Joomla.

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The Best Way to Streamline Your Member Management

The Best Way to Streamline Your Member Management

Integrate Your Site To Your CRM!

Managing a membership site can seem like a herculean task, but when you combine it with one of your other tools it can become a breeze.

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Using Membership Sites Internally

Using Membership Sites Internally

Helping to make more satisfied, more productive employees

There are infinite ways to use a membership site. In previous articles, we talked about ways to externally use membership sites to make your business better. Have you thought about using one internally to improve your employees experience and productivity?

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Increase your Authority with your membership site

Increase your Authority with your membership site

Yes, your membership site can make you more of the expert! All things being equal, people buy from who they know, like and trust. Use your membership site to increase your authority and therefore your level of perceived trust.

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11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site. 
Part 3 of 3

11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site. 
Part 3 of 3

Four mistakes impacting your bottom line: Parts 1 & 2 of this mini-series related to the site itself and the content contained within. Now let’s look at 4 mistakes that sabotage monetizing your site…

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Creating Landing Pages with Joomla

Creating Landing Pages with Joomla

Landing Pages, essentially are any page a visitor enters a site. In Digital Marketing the term is used to describe a page with specific features, apart from the rest of the site. Its goal is to attract the visitor’s attention to engage in a desired action

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11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site. 
Part 2 of 3

11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site. 
Part 2 of 3

A quick review: The first four critical mistakes we discussed last month are: 1 - Not enough value. 2 - Complicated user interface. 3 - Poor user experience. 4 - Bad customer service. Now on to the next 3 which are related to your content…

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SDGs, The Open Government Partnership, and Joomla!

SDGs, The Open Government Partnership, and Joomla!

If you read the news on a regular basis, you may have noticed that the United Nations has been prominently feataured over the last few months, but not only because of the refugee crisis, or other sad news...

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11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site - 
Part 1 of 3

11 Critical Mistakes to Avoid in a Membership Site - 
Part 1 of 3

4 mistakes relating to customer experience: ok, if you have been following along with this article series, you now know (a) why you need a membership site, (b) several different ways to set them up, and (c) some real-world case studies on how other people are using their membership site. Hopefully, you have taken my suggestions and have created (or are creating) a membership site for your ‘herd’ of followers. If you have, I’d love to hear about your experiences. In this fourth article in our membership series, we’ll dig deeper and begin discussing common critical mistakes to avoid.

 

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