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Agenda

Membership Marketing Secrets: 2020 Workshop

May 20

8:00 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM Creating a New, Successful Membership Product
10:30 AM Morning Break
11:00 AM 3 Ways to Build Your Audience Marketing Database
12:30 PM Luncheon
1:30 PM Offer- & Price-Testing Strategies for Maximizing Revenue
3:00 PM Afternoon Break
3:30 PM How to Organize and Outsource Your Business Processes
5:00 PM Networking Reception

May 21

8:00 AM Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM Building an Integrated Membership Marketing System
10:30 AM Morning Break
11:00 AM 4 Key Metrics for Measuring Your Success
12:30 PM Luncheon
1:30 PM Modeling and Budgeting Your Five-Year Plan
3:00 PM Afternoon Break
3:00 PM Q&A
4:00 PM Event Finale

Double Your Publishing Revenue After You
Attend the Membership Marketing Secrets: 2020 Workshop.

Early-Bird Registration is Now Open—Save $500!

Claim your membership marketing secrets
event registration today—and be prepared to:

  • Grow your audience, grow your revenue, and grow your profits!
  • Bond with your customers like never before—with a magazine-driven membership system.
  • Pump new life into your publishing operation and watch your margins grow.
  • Join other elite publishing professionals at the event of the year for anyone with a magazine!

May 20

9:00 – 10:30AM | Creating a New, Successful Membership Product

The Internet has made it cheap, easy, and efficient to launch new streams of niche media revenue. In this session, you’ll learn how publishers are repurposing existing content into new membership and subscription products that leverage all the new marketing channels available online. You’ll discover how the Internet can breathe new life into legacy products by adding digital components and opening new digital marketing channels. You’ll take a behind-the-scenes look at magazine brands from Yankee Magazine and I Like Crochet to The American Ceramic Society to understand how others have pioneered—and profited from—the best practices for multiplatform publishing.

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11:00AM – 12:30 PM | 3 Ways to Build Your Audience Marketing Database

The Internet has turned upside down the ways in which we take premium information products to market. Gone are the days of direct mail as the dominant source of new subscriber revenue. In this session, you’ll learn how to use organic and paid programs to build an audience that is five or even 10 times the size of your largest paid subscription audience. You’ll also discover how a simple Internet portal is the key to online audience development, and the many and diverse ways in which it can be leveraged to build a large and loyal audience. Get a checklist of Internet-proven, profitable marketing opportunities from America’s leading publishers.

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1:30 – 3:00 PM | Offer- & Price-Testing Strategies for Maximizing Revenue

It all starts with understanding how to use a Six Sigma framework to plan, execute, and analyze an ongoing series of weekly marketing campaigns that will uncover the most profitable way to market your memberships and subscriptions. Discover how the continuous testing of offers, price, and incentives can maximize your subscription and membership revenue. Understand the research and economic behavior that makes contrast pricing your most powerful secret weapon for increasing revenue per subscriber by 100% or more. Learn all this with case studies from publishers— both large and small—who are actively constructing and testing offers using price, term, and incentives that will keep your revenue growing.

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3:30 – 5:00 PM | How to Organize and Outsource Your Business Processes

This session will identify the roles and responsibilities of typical magazine publishing company staff and their providers, and will demonstrate and recommend where you can better use all the resources you have, including leveraging existing organizational infrastructure and securing outside resources when it’s appropriate and when it really matters.

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5:00 – 6:30 PM | Networking Reception

At the end of Day 1, you and your colleagues will spend 90 minutes networking with our consulting team to discuss your individual situation, opportunities and needs. This networking event alone is worth well more than what you’ll pay to attend and is unlike any other networking you’ve done before at those large, impersonal conferences.

May 21

9:00 – 10:30 AM | Building an Integrated Membership Marketing System

The technology you need to operate a membership marketing system is complicated, and must be integrated to maximize your effectiveness. In this session, you’ll gain tips and hear case studies of how other publishers have leveraged Mequoda’s proprietary state-of-the-art Haven Content Management System (CMS) in connection with our Customer Experience Management System (CXMS) to integrate all web, email, social media, and fulfillment activities—including third-party systems. You’ll discover in this session how it all gets built and how it works!

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11:00 AM – 12:30 PM | 4 Key Metrics for Measuring Your Success

Our measurement strategy will show you the 4 key metrics that drive every multi-platform magazine publishing business, used to measure and forecast the potential for a new membership marketing system—ACEM, for “Attract,” “Capture,” “Engage,” and “Monetize.” You’ll learn how—and why—these are the key metrics for determining your success.

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1:30 – 3:00 PM | Modeling and Budgeting Your Five-Year Plan

Nothing works best without a plan that includes your known business realities and industry benchmarks that might be stretch goals for you. You’ll learn in this session how modeling and budgeting is not only a great guide for your new membership marketing system but also a key tool for managing the business and reacting to marketplace changes.

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3:00 – 4:00 PM | Q&A

Ask the lingering questions you’ve been hanging onto throughout the event.

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Double Your Publishing Revenue After You
Attend the Membership Marketing Secrets: 2020 Workshop.

Early-Bird Registration is Now Open—Save $500!

Claim your membership marketing secrets
event registration today—and be prepared to:

  • Grow your audience, grow your revenue, and grow your profits!
  • Bond with your customers like never before—with a magazine-driven membership system.
  • Pump new life into your publishing operation and watch your margins grow.
  • Join other elite publishing professionals at the event of the year for anyone with a magazine!