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There is a BIG trend brewing that’s revolutionizing the way business is being done. Big companies like Netflix, Amazon, Apple and traditional companies like Walmart are jumping on this too.

But so are thousands of others - and they’re doing it by shifting to a recurring revenue model.

Meaning, more entrepreneurs than ever before have found a way to incorporate a membership or monthly subscription into their business model - and it’s transforming the way they operate forever.

No longer do they feel the pressure and stress of having to find new customers every single month. Instead, they just take care of the people who already bought from them and the monthly, recurring revenue keeps building month after month.

So how are they doing it? How are they marketing their membership sites? How are they keeping their members happy and paying month after month? And how have they built an incredibly tight bond with their tribe and online community?

That's what our show host Shelli Varela explores in this podcast.

You'll hear from people building low-stress membership business in just about every niche market you can think of. From photography and calligraphy to dog training, music, art, fitness, well being, self-improvement, blogging, interior decorating, day trading, meal planning, lesson planning and so many more.

You'll hear from authors, speakers, coaches, consultants, influencers, teachers and business owners who are all leveraging their existing knowledge and influence and transforming it into passive monthly income.

This isn't luck. There is a repeatable formula for producing a growing subscription income… and we'll show you what it is within the episodes of this show.

So if you're thinking you'd like to have your own source of recurring revenue each month or, you already have a membership site that you want to take to the next level, subscribe to this show today. Each week, your host, Shelli Varela, will be breaking down their success and uncovering the real story of how they did it… and how you can too!

The Recurring Revolution is here… the question is, will you be part of it? Subscribe to the show today!

It’s A TRIBE Thing — Behind The Scenes of Successful Membership Sites Stu McLaren

    • Marketing
    • 4.9, 45 Ratings

There is a BIG trend brewing that’s revolutionizing the way business is being done. Big companies like Netflix, Amazon, Apple and traditional companies like Walmart are jumping on this too.

But so are thousands of others - and they’re doing it by shifting to a recurring revenue model.

Meaning, more entrepreneurs than ever before have found a way to incorporate a membership or monthly subscription into their business model - and it’s transforming the way they operate forever.

No longer do they feel the pressure and stress of having to find new customers every single month. Instead, they just take care of the people who already bought from them and the monthly, recurring revenue keeps building month after month.

So how are they doing it? How are they marketing their membership sites? How are they keeping their members happy and paying month after month? And how have they built an incredibly tight bond with their tribe and online community?

That's what our show host Shelli Varela explores in this podcast.

You'll hear from people building low-stress membership business in just about every niche market you can think of. From photography and calligraphy to dog training, music, art, fitness, well being, self-improvement, blogging, interior decorating, day trading, meal planning, lesson planning and so many more.

You'll hear from authors, speakers, coaches, consultants, influencers, teachers and business owners who are all leveraging their existing knowledge and influence and transforming it into passive monthly income.

This isn't luck. There is a repeatable formula for producing a growing subscription income… and we'll show you what it is within the episodes of this show.

So if you're thinking you'd like to have your own source of recurring revenue each month or, you already have a membership site that you want to take to the next level, subscribe to this show today. Each week, your host, Shelli Varela, will be breaking down their success and uncovering the real story of how they did it… and how you can too!

The Recurring Revolution is here… the question is, will you be part of it? Subscribe to the show today!

    080: The Trainers Training Company - Where Freelance Trainers Grow their Business

    080: The Trainers Training Company - Where Freelance Trainers Grow their Business

    Sharon Gaskin’s first job was in human resources. When she got asked by a coworker to help run a training course, she discovered that she really loved it, and it changed the course of her life. Soon, other trainers wanted help, and she started running events where trainers could come together, talk, and share the issues and challenges they face in life and business.
    Now, at Trainer Talk, Sharon provides freelance trainers with resources to grow their business and feel connected. She gives trainers opportunities to collaborate rather than compete, develop and improve their businesses, and share experience and knowledge.
    Today, Sharon joins the podcast to talk about how she broke into the training industry, why she closed down her side businesses to focus 100% on the Trainers Training Company, and what you can do to position yourself to succeed in your industry.

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    • 21 min
    079: Entertainment Industry Insider Helps Influencers Become Leaders

    079: Entertainment Industry Insider Helps Influencers Become Leaders

    Blogger Gwen Lane studied business and got a job in entertainment, but discovered that she wasn’t serving people in the way she wanted or making the most of her gifts. As she built her own blog and cultivated a dedicated following, she realized she was answering the same questions from other aspiring influencers and entrepreneurs over and over again - and that she had something powerful to share with the world.  

    Now, at The Spark School for Influencers, Gwen teaches influencers and entrepreneurs how to build an online presence, grow an engaged following, and monetize. She shows them how to work with brands like Disney, Google, Nike, Facebook, Nordstrom, and Target, and cultivate authentic relationships with real people. 

    Today, Gwen joins the podcast to talk about how her side hustle as a blogger led her into the world of influencer coaching, the power of unraveling limiting beliefs, and why your personal brand is about more than just how many emails you’ve captured or followers you have.   


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    • 20 min
    078: Wildlife Biologist Turned Science Teacher Empowers Educators (and Students)

    078: Wildlife Biologist Turned Science Teacher Empowers Educators (and Students)

    Jackie Grundberg worked all over the world as a wildlife biologist before settling down and becoming a biology teacher. When she needed to work in a Montessori grade school to practice the style of teaching she loved, she made a breakthrough discovery: she could effectively teach high school-level science to 4th-6th graders by incorporating experiential learning.
    Now, at Backpack Sciences, Jackie helps educators earning their Montessori credentials overcome the overwhelm of teaching science. However, with schools having closed as a result of COVID-19, she’s shifted her membership to focus on providing direct educational tools and learning experiences for kids at home.
    Today, Jackie joins the podcast to tell the story of the IMAX movie that changed her life, how the Montessori principles and the membership model go hand in hand, and why you don’t need to know anything about marketing - or have it all together from day one - to create an empowering membership business.

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    To get access to the full story and to all the resources mentioned during today's episode, visit TribeHub.com/78

    • 25 min
    077: Former Journalist Uses Her Unique Interests To Help Others Build Dream Businesses

    077: Former Journalist Uses Her Unique Interests To Help Others Build Dream Businesses

    Angel Santos landed what she thought was her dream job working in television. However, she soon discovered that her true love was stories, not news, and she felt like her creative side was dying. She started a nonprofit to produce Christan films and introduce kids to media production, but earned only $535 in three years.
    She took a day job as a marketer and began learning about business, and soon had a revelatory experience at a conference. She was told she had an “expensive hobby” - not a business - and set out to make big changes.
    Now, at Course Creation Academy, Angel combines her unique combination of interests into a membership that helps others build their dream business. She empowers people to structure their unique expertise and experience into online courses or programs, live with purpose, and achieve success with less hustle and more peace.
    Today, Angel joins the podcast to share the hard lessons she learned from three years of struggle, how she turned something supposedly impractical into a thriving business, and how others can use their own skills to do the same.

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    To get access to the full story and to all the resources mentioned during today's episode, visit TribeHub.com/77

    • 21 min
    076: Digital Marketer Teaches People How to Grow their Business with Funnels and Facebook Ads

    076: Digital Marketer Teaches People How to Grow their Business with Funnels and Facebook Ads

    For 11 years, Cody Burch was the engineer in the back of the room, handling every aspect of his company’s digital marketing efforts. When he started to work for a number of coaching clients he really admired, he got inspired and started his own agency. However, after an infamous Facebook outage left him running ad campaigns all day on Thanksgiving, he decided that his successful business needed to change.
    Now, at One Hour Funnel, Cody offers a coaching business and a membership, empowering entrepreneurs to take back control of their marketing. He helps them leverage Facebook ad spend correctly, provide real service to their customers, and build high-converting funnels in record time.
    Today, Cody joins the podcast to share his journey from engineer to founder, why the membership model suits his life better than one-on-one client campaigns ever did, and why you have to stop living small to make great things happen.

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    To get access to the full story and to all the resources mentioned during today's episode, visit TribeHub.com/76

    • 21 min
    075: Copywriter Follows Her Passion and Empowers Writers to Succeed

    075: Copywriter Follows Her Passion and Empowers Writers to Succeed

    Belinda Weaver pursued a “safe” career in IT and worked as a computer programmer, but soon discovered that things were much more fun in her company’s marketing department. She got bored in her niche and was looking for a new opportunity when she discovered freelance copywriting. She soon built a business that gave her newfound freedom and the opportunity to quit her job.
    Now, at Confident Copywriting Membership, Belinda teaches other copywriters how to build thriving businesses, express themselves, and get results. She gets to do what she loves every day, helps others succeed, and has scaled her income and availability by going beyond one-on-one client work.
    Today, Belinda joins the podcast to share the story of walking away from a safe education, career, and niche to pursue something she truly felt passionate about. You’ll learn how she turned her expertise into powerful learning materials and gives the gift of her life-changing opportunity to others.

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    To get access to the full story and to all the resources mentioned during today's episode, visit TribeHub.com/75

    • 22 min

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