If you are one of the many authors, speakers, consultants or specialists that read this blog, you will like this post. I have been experimenting for about 9 months with different membership website software and finally I found the winner. Wishlist Member
I went through a progression of different membership website software packages. I tried Moodle, but it was too complex for what I was trying to do (and was hard to make look good.) Then I tried a paid vesion on Ning, but that is more social networking and not great for leading learning. I also tried Joomla, Drupal and DotNetNuke.
Finally I came to realize that a membership site is about publishing highly valuable content in a clean, private environment. I decided upon WordPress and it was a great decision.
The only down side was the wordpress membership plugin made it necessary for me to set up people’s accounts. That was just not acceptable.
Then I found WordPress Wishlist Member. I already had ecommerce, affiliates and more. I just needed an easy way to integrate membership and manage them.
The Wishlist development team does a great job with online training videos and their support is very good as well. They have also just updated the membership website software to include paypal integration that looks fantastic. I am looking forward to trying that option.
If you have ever thought about starting a membership website but did not know what is the best membership website software and the best membership site platform, I strongly recommend keeping it simple and powerful with the combination of wordpress and Wishlist Membership.
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