🎧 Member Maker Podcast

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050: Helping Companies Thrive In The Membership Economy - with Robbie Kellman Baxter

Robbie Kellman Baxter, author and founder of Peninsula Strategies joins Ward to chat about how she has spent the last 15 years helping businesses optimize their membership model within the membership economy.

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049: A Membership Teaching How To Build Software Without Code - with Ben Tossell

Ben Tossell, founder of Makerpad joins Ward to chat about how his company teaches people how to build software without writing code. Makerpad helps empower people to build almost anything online with needing a developer.

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048: Learn Pinterest Marketing to Grow Your Online Business - with Cara Chace

Cara Chace, founder of the 'Pin Power Method' joins Ward to chat about her transition from general marketing to becoming a Pinterest expert, why you should always be testing different marketing strategies, and how a single blog post became a major source of traffic and leads.

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047: A Membership to Help You Improve Your Memory - with Dr. Anthony Metivier

Dr. Anthony Metivier, founder of the Magnetic Memory Method joins Ward to chat about how he's helping people improve their memory, how he accidentally wrote a bestselling book, and the satisfaction he gets from seeing his members achieve their goals.

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046: From Painting Door Hangers to Starting an Online Membership - with Tamara Bennett

Tamara Bennett, founder of "Southern A-Door-nments" joins Ward to chat about how she started out teaching people to paint door hangers, the benefits of having a closed-membership site and how building a community has had such a positive impact for her beyond selling a product.

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045: Online Membership and Courses to Help Aspiring Artists - with Mitch Bowler

Mitch Bowler, founder of Pencil Kings joins Ward to chat about why he started his membership site, how his community forum is helping members get results and the trials and errors of figuring out how to provide value to his members.

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044: A Membership for Helping Artists Find Their Unique Style - with Nicholas Wilton

Nicholas Wilton, founder of Art 2 Life joins Ward to chat about why helping artists succeed is more challenging than a standard business, what they don't teach you in art school, and the unexpected challenges he faced when creating his membership program.

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043: Helping Female Entrepreneurs Build Successful Online Businesses - with Genecia Alluora

Genecia Alluora, founder of Soul Rich Woman joins Ward to chat about her journey creating a network for female entrepreneurs in South East Asia, what she does to provide the most value to her members, and the personal satisfaction she gets more seeing her members succeed.

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042: Building Personal Relationships with Members to Ensure Success - with Laura Phillips

Laura Phillips, the founder of Love to Launch, chats with Ward about her journey to becoming an entrepreneur, how she's using live coaching to build a relationship with her members, and how she's willing to scrap a program if it's not helping members get positive results.

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041: Building Confidence for Entrepreneurs Through a Membership Course - with Trish Blackwell

Trish Blackwell, the founder of College of Confidence, joins Ward to chat about how her own experience shaped her membership site, how her podcast has helped reach her ideal audience, and how she's helping women set themselves free of self-doubt.

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040: A Membership Program Dedicated to Female Musicians - with Bree Noble

Bree Noble, founder of Female Musician Academy joins Ward to chat about her journey from a music artist to an entrepreneur, starting a radio show that became a podcast and doing monthly Q&A sessions to help her members.

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039: Using Member Feedback to Create Your Membership Content Plan - with Jodie Clarke

Ward chats with Jodie Clarke, founder of The Empowered Educator about what inspired her to start helping early childhood educators, how she uses member feedback to build a content plan, and how changing her business name helped her attract a larger and more targeted audience.

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038: The Membership Guys: Advice & Resources for Membership Owners - with Mike Morrison

Ward chats with Mike Morrison, co-founder of The Membership Guys about the journey from consulting to building their own membership business, how they use Facebook groups to generate leads, and the importance of creating high-quality content to stay competitive.

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037: Growing Membership Sales with a Rock Solid Guarantee - with Lucas Spivey

Ward chats with Lucas Spivey, founder of Culture Hustlers about common mistakes new membership site owners make, offering a work-study program to help build out his membership and why a solid money-back guarantee is a great tactic to get people to take the leap and join.

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036: How to Use a Netflix Pricing Strategy for Your Membership - with Lindsey Kirkendall

Ward chats with Lindsey Kirkendall, founder of Tribe of Women about how she's helping female artists create a full-time career, how she's developed a Netflix pricing strategy for her membership and how she's grown by collaborating with other influencers.

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035: Growing Your Membership with Facebook Groups - with Maureen Werrbach

Ward chats with Maureen Werrbach, founder of The Group Practice Exchange about how she came up with the pricing for her membership, why she gives away free content before asking people to pay, and how she's used Facebook groups to grow her audience.

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034: A Membership and Community for Artist Managers - with Jamie New

Ward chats with Jamie New, founder of SmartistU about how to find the right pricing model for your membership, how to use SEO to build your audience and why it's crucial to have control over the platform that your members use to communicate.

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033: The Intuitive Eating Membership for Busy Moms - with Lindsay Stenovec

Ward chats with Lindsay Stenovec, founder of Intuitive Eating Moms Club about how she increased her membership price, how she used feedback to restructure her membership site and why she's moving her audience away from social media and onto her email list.

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032: A Membership to Help Musicians Avoid Overwhelm and Burnout - with Suzanne June Paulinski

Ward chats with Suzanne June Paulinski, founder of The Rock/Star Advocate about how she helps musicians to work smarter not harder, how live events and public speaking helped her build an audience and why it's crucial to have a work-life balance to sustain a career in the music industry.

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031: Creating a Membership to Help Musicians Sell More Music - with Cheryl B. Engelhardt

Ward chats with Cheryl B. Engelhardt, founder of "In The Key of Success" about her background as a recording artist and composer, how she helps other musicians who have 'hit a wall' and the various methods she uses to collect feedback from her members.

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030: Building a Following Before Launching Your Membership - with Tiffany Bethea

Ward chats with Tiffany Bethea, founder of KingdomBOSS about how she built a social media following and email list before launching, why she beta tested her membership site for a year and the importance of providing the right content at the right time to your members.

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029: Creating a Membership Site to Help Dietitians and Nutritionists

Ward chats with Jennifer McGurk, founder of Pursuing Private Practice about how she went from doing client work to running a membership site, how she uses Facebook groups to interact with her members and the importance of having a genuine interest in helping your members.

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028: A Membership to Help You Start and Grow Your Food Blog

Ward chats with Alexa Peduzzi and Bjork Ostrom, of Food Blogger Pro about having a 'member first' mentality, the importance of making sure your pricing reflects the value of your product and the different marketing strategies they've used to grow their audience.

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027: How Brian Olds Built a Membership with Over 5000 Members

Ward chats with Brian Olds, founder of Black Speakers Network about building a community up before starting a membership, using social media to grow your audience and how to use a survey to figure out your pricing.

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026: A Membership for Empowering Young Jamaican Women in Florida

Ward chats with Karen Vick, founding member of Jamaican Women of Florida about building an online business through offline marketing, the importance of real life connections to grow your audience and her passion for mentoring young women to become future leaders.

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025: Building a Membership Site Around Health and Happiness

Ward chats with Melissa Stephenson, founder of Four Wellness Co. about using pricing as a tool to attract higher quality members, why less is more when it comes to content marketing and what she's learned from making her membership available across multiple platforms.

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024: A Membership That Helps People Build a Healthy Relationship with Food

Ward chats with Julie Duffy Dillon, founder of PCOS and Food Peace about her experience as a guest on a reality tv show, how she used that notoriety to build an email list and the benefits of not using scarcity as a marketing tactic.

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023: How a Busy Mom Created a Membership Site for Parents

Ward chats with Ayelet Marinovich, founder of Learn With Less (formerly Strength In Words) about the origins of her membership business, utilizing local groups and social media to build an audience, and the importance of understanding the needs of your customers to grow your product.

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022: How to Automate Your Membership Business

Ward chats with Haley Burkhead, founder of Scalability Lounge about how to have confidence when advertising the value of your product, creating high quality content that can be used over time, and how to manage your time efficiently while growing a business.

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021: A Membership That's Helping and Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

Ward chats with Violette De Ayala, founder of FemCity about the benefits and difficulties of scaling a business sustainably, finding a price point that works for all people, and building an online community through social media.

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020: Trusting Your Intuition to Make Decisions About Your Membership

Ward chats with Lauren Dragon-Cook, founder of The Rooted Connection about following your intuition to make important business decisions, the scalability of an online membership vs. 1-on-1 consulting, and how she uses Facebook groups to reach a larger audience.

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019: Turning a Niche Problem Into a Membership Business

Ward chats with Maelisa Hall, founder of QA Prep about how she transitioned from offering in-person workshops to an online membership business, the pros and cons of offering a low price, and the importance of high-quality customer support.

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018: How to Scale Your Coaching Business with a Membership Site

Ward chats with Alex Lawless, founder of goalgettersgang.com about transitioning from one-on-one coaching to a membership model, different marketing strategies to build your audience, and the importance of growing an email list.

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017: Don't Overthink Your Membership Business

Ward chats with Elizabeth Pampalone, founder of elizabethpampalone.com about how she started her membership business, the importance of taking action and how you can avoid over planning and overthinking things.

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016: From One-on-One Coaching to a Membership Site for Parents

Ward chats with MegAnne Ford, founder of Be Kind Coaching about how she turned a one-on-one coaching model into a membership business, what she learned from rushing into a membership model too quickly, and how to make sure your pricing fits your audience.

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014: A Membership Business Born from an Accidental Partnership

Ward chats with Elisabeth Young and Cami Monet, founders of Biz Birthday Bash about how they forged their business partnership, growing an audience by giving away free content, and relying on social media platforms for your business.

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013: Grow a Membership by Focusing on Your Strengths & Outsourcing Your Weaknesses

Ward chats with Ken Moskowitz, founder of Ad Zombies about how helping people in your community can accidentally lead to a new business venture, determining your strengths and weaknesses to help make the correct decisions for your business, and having a deep understanding of your audience to determine the right pricing.

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012: How to Engage Your Membership Audience

Ward chats with Becca Pountney, founder of Engage Weddings about setting up free events to build an initial audience, growing an email list to engage your audience overtime, and how a membership model helps business sustainability.

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011: Grow a Side Business into a Thriving Membership Site

Ward chats with Braden Dennis, Founder of Stratosphere Investing about the importance of growing an email list, understanding your competition to determine pricing, and the challenges of time management while growing a side business with a full time job.

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010: Finding Inspiration to Launch a Membership Business

Ward chats with James Adams, founder of Visual Media Church about using Facebook groups and Instagram to advertise a product, keeping your product affordable for your client base, and the benefits of providing live chat support.

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009: You Don't Need to Charge a Lot to Build a Thriving Membership

Ward and Meredith chat about building an audience through email marketing, keeping pricing low, and the challenges of business growth.

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008: Creating a Content Plus Coaching Membership Business

Ward and Dynasti discuss how her consulting business got started, building an audience, and figuring out how to determine pricing.

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007: On Hiring a Business Coach to Help Grow Your Membership Site

Ward and Audrey chat about turning a passion into a business, hiring a business coach, and using facebook ads to gain new clients.

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006: Starting a Membership Business with a Free Community

Ward and Annie chat about her 1 on 1 consulting business, email marketing strategies, and figuring out how to determine the right pricing.

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005: Turning a Personal Health Struggle into a Membership Business

Ward and Andrea chat about how she turned an email marketing list into a sustainable business.

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004: Using Facebook to Help Build Your Membership

Ward and Linda chat about using private facebook groups to grow an audience, taking initiative to learn new skills, and keeping pricing low.

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003: The Benefits of Support for your Membership Business

Ward and Joan chat about her online bridge improvement course, using social media to build a community, and the benefits of providing excellent support.

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002: Turn a Social Media Following into a Membership Business

Ward and Tyler chat about using social media to build an audience, the randomness of pricing, and overthinking instead of taking action.

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001: How to Build a Sustainable Membership Business

Ward and Christy Harrison chat about how she used her podcast to build an initial audience, the evolution of her pricing, and her thoughts on business sustainability.