Blog Category: Blog

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Blog | 22 November 2023

Engage, retain, and delight: Gamification for membership organisations

Creating an engaging and rewarding user experience is critical in a world increasingly dominated by digital interactions. This is especially true for membership websites looking to maintain and grow their user base. One method that has gained traction in recent years is ‘gamification‘.
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Blog | 14 November 2023

BrightMinded Update - November 2023

It has been a while since our last company update and we have so many new things to tell you. We have been working on amazing projects whilst going out on some very fun socials, and we have new people to introduce you !
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Blog | 05 October 2023

A note from Indigo: Thank you BrightMinded

I’m writing this during the last week of my eight-week internship at BrightMinded, a position I found out about thanks to the University of Sussex CareerLab programme. I’m a second-year at Sussex, about to go into my third year, and I was looking for experience and a way to make use of my summer time. When I heard about the company, I was intrigued by the pleasant energy of the website and job posting and sure enough, working here has been nothing short of a delightful experience that I feel genuinely thankful to have had.
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Blog | 14 September 2023

Detangling the modern tower of Babel

Communicating with each other has always been a daunting task despite the ability to do so being nothing less than a miracle. Even within the bounds of the same language, there’s more than a slight chance of misunderstandings ranging from the minor to those of epic proportions. So the idea of trying to convey thoughts, feelings and facts to people that speak a language entirely different to yours is something of a hurdle to say the least.
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Blog | 20 July 2023

How the Large Language Model, ChatGPT, may take over tech

ChatGPT is the newest hot topic in the tech industry and is taking the world by storm. In this article we give an intro to how ChatGPT works. Find out more.
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Blog | 31 May 2023

Umbraco vs WordPress – which CMS platform is best?

Umbraco may be a niche choice compared to WordPress, but it’s solid, stable, and secure enough for some of the world’s biggest websites. So, which is the best CMS (Content Management System): Umbraco or WordPress?
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Blog | 18 May 2023

Quarterly update – May 2023

We’re back with another update to show you what we’ve been up to so far in 2023! As usual the team have been working hard on new projects, and of course have had some excellent socials, but we also have a new addition to the team!
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Blog | 30 March 2023

Drupal vs WordPress vs Joomla: What is the best CMS to power a digital business in 2023 and beyond?

We take a deep dive and compare all three platforms.
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Blog | 07 March 2023

Essential membership website features to engage your members

We explore nine key membership website features that will help keep your members engaged and coming back for more.
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Blog | 15 December 2022

Quarterly update – December 2022

As we near the end of 2022, we reflect back on the year at BrightMinded. There has been a lot of change, many exciting projects launched and of course some fun socials with the BrightMinded team!
Seasons Greetings from BrightMinded
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Blog | 18 October 2022

10 ways to increase membership website sign-ups

New member sign-ups are essential to the growth of your membership website. Your membership website might generate a lot of new members at launch, but once the buzz of the launch subsides, it can be hard to maintain the growth you need. Subscribers are your lifeblood, so you need solid strategies to increase membership sign-ups. What works? What doesn’t? No two communities are the same, but here are ten tips for growing your membership site.
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Blog | 15 September 2022

12 SEO tips to help get your WordPress membership website found in Google

When it comes to SEO, membership sites have a somewhat unique challenge. If much of your valuable content is behind a paywall or members login, how can you let Google know about it and rank you in the results? In this article, we’ll give you 12 SEO tips that will help you get found in Google for the keywords your potential members are actively searching for. With a few tweaks and some patience, you can improve your membership website SEO, get more traffic, more members, and higher revenue for your site.
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