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Is The Honeymoon Over?

Here is a question that often goes unasked: How is your business relationship going? You are probably thinking – my business relationship? Yep. Probably the connection that you reflect on the least; definitely the one that you engage in the most. So how do you even begin to evaluate it? Are you feeling burnt out? Do you still proclaim that …

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5 Reasons For Choosing WordPress To Build Your Website

Thinking of starting an online business? Have an existing business that is growing? Ready to capitalize on the power of the Internet with a new website or improve your appearance with a re-design? You know you need a website (and blog), but are you confused as to which platform to start using? SquareSpace? Wix? Weebly? Shopify? WordPress? 1and1? GoDaddy? There …

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Do You Need a Website Revamp?

When’s the last time you updated your website or created new content? I recently walked by a store I use to shop at years ago. Being so busy and with the convenience of purchasing everything online, I haven’t been there in a while. I felt nostalgic as I looked in the window. I saw that they were weathered from our …

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The Year of… [Enter Theme Here]

Here’s to amplified success in 2017!!! I have decided that 2017 will be THE year for Marketecs. Like so many of you, I have been so busy with my workload that I have often become accustom to treading water rather than gaining ground. It is so easy to do – isn’t it? So how exactly do I plan on gaining …

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Maintaining a Membership Program that Engages

Congratulations! You now have a well-established membership site. So how will you protect it and make sure it will continue to flourish? What does it take to build momentum and have your program “level-up”? It is no secret that attention spans are at an all-time low. A recent study states that humans now have an average attention span of 8 …

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Designing a Great Membership Program with 4 Key Elements

So what makes a membership program great? How do you offer a quality membership site that produces maximum engagement from your members? The content and advice out there is overwhelming. There are so many “experts” that offer their ideas on what makes one membership platform more successful than another. Here are 4 basic elements we try to focus on and …

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5 Ways to Improve Your Online Course Experience

How does a live course differ from an online course (other than the obvious)? It is much easier to “walk away” from the course and never return. Unlike a live course where one has put in effort to travel there, find parking and settle into a seat, in a virtual environment they can just click the “x” and never return. …

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Online Course Design: 4 Keys to Strategic Course Success

Isn’t learning fun?! We think so… Those ‘ah ha’ moments that help you come up with your next great idea, the bond you create with others over new experiences, the insight you share. But how can you create that for others? And is it possible to take your content and turn it into a valuable online learning experience? The answer …

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Top 3 LMS Plugins for WordPress Courses

Your business needs to deliver an online course with separate modules and allow for progress tracking and a certificate of completion – a Learning Management System (LMS) Plugin is definitely right for you. Or perhaps you want students to turn in weekly ‘homework’ assignments, earn points or badges as they advance through your course, or take integrated quizzes to demonstrate …

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Top 2 Membership Plugin Choices for WordPress

After careful consideration, you have decided using a membership plugin for WordPress is the best option to deliver your content. Now you’re faced with the decision of which plugin to use – what are the features, cost, and benefits, and which one is best for you? These are the top two WordPress plugins we recommend for Membership Programs: MemberPress Cost: …