premium membership

  1. Shawn Gossman

    Building an entire premium community!

    I think premium membership is the potential money maker for forum communities. The old click ads are just not as good as they once were and they're always changing rules and requiring this and requiring that and making it harder for people to earn. So we got premium membership features...
  2. Philpug

    Paid registration, yearly or monthly?

    We will be keeping free access and being able to create a user. Paid will be reduced ads (no Google)... I was thinking $30/yr or $3/mo? Should it be more? We are open to suggestions.
  3. Premium Memberships and Donations

    Premium Memberships and Donations

    “Sometimes you're flush and sometimes you're bust, and when you're up, it's never as good as it seems, and when you're down, you never think you'll be up again, but life goes on.” -from the 2001 movie Blow When ad revenue is high, we can overlook other ways to monetize our communities. Many of...
  4. Shawn Gossman

    Premium Membership on most forums...suck!

    I hate to create the title of this topic what I have decided to name it but it is true anymore. Many forums that offer a premium membership maintain a generic premium feature list that often includes: Special user badge and username color Extra PM space and extra items to be uploaded and such...
  5. Kathy

    Premium membership. What do you offer to your members?

    Do you use the idea of upgraded membership for a fee/subscription payment? What kind of benefits do you give to subscribers? On my vb 2 board, we customized it so that some usergroups have avatars but normal registered members don't. Payment provides: avatars, photopost gallery usage...