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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!
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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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Blog | 17 August 2022

Membership website security: how to keep your site safe and secure

If you’re running a membership website, member safety – and your reputation – hinges on your ability to keep data confidential and secure. Poorly designed or maintained systems put your community at risk, leading to poor performance and loss of trust. Here’s what to avoid and how to improve it.
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News | 04 August 2022

Quarterly update – August 2022

It’s been a little while, but we’re back with another update! This time we are coming with an exciting change of scenery! As well as moving offices, the team have been working hard on new projects and have also had some fun outings these past couple of months!
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Blog | 20 July 2022

How to choose a web development company for your WordPress website

WordPress is an excellent platform for your website, but choosing the right WordPress website development company is key.
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Presentation | 29 June 2022

A developer’s perspective on Google’s Core Web Vitals

Our own Bradley gives his perspective on best practices to ensure your site scores well in Google’s Core Web Vitals.
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Blog | 11 April 2022

Why you should consider WordPress for your next CiviCRM project

We think that CiviCRM is a great solution non-profits and membership organisations. But which CMS is the best to use with it?
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News | 17 March 2022

Quarterly update – March 2022

It’s about time we share another Quarterly Update to show you what we’ve been up to over the last couple months.
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Blog | 28 October 2021

15 ways to improve website performance

How do you improve your website performance so that search engines and customers love it?
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News | 13 October 2021

Quarterly update – October 2021

We’re back with an update to give you an idea of what summer had in store for us! With COVID-19 restrictions easing, we’ve been enjoying a slightly more normal life, and hope you have been too!
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