Building a membership site can be confusing and difficult. Using complicated tools can be challenging and time-consuming. But if you want to save a lot of time you can build a Clickfunnels Membership site in minutes. Let’s take a look at the process.
Clickfunnels Membership Site Features
Membership Site Instructions
If you are using Clickfunnels you don’t need to worry about where to host your videos or lessons. When you build a Clickfunnels membership site, the hosting is done by all the common platforms you can use to upload videos, like Youtube, Vimeo or Wistia.
A professional solution for video hosting would be Wistia or Vimeo, because it’s difficult to leave the membership are to look the videos on the hosting platform. You need to stay inside the member’s area.
You could also just upload your videos to Youtube and unlist them, so only people inside your course can access them. Yet you can always follow on youtube through clicking on the video title and see stats and comments on Youtube.
Step 1.) Add a new Membership Funnel
If you are logged in to your Clickfunnels account, go on Funnels and “Add New”.
Step 2) Click on “Start Cookbook“
Step 3) Select the Membership Funnel Template
Now you can choose between several Clickfunnels funnel types. We select the Membership Funnel and then you can choose a template or leave it blank to choose later on multiple more templates.
Step 4) The Membership Funnel will be now created in your account.
The setup just takes 2 minutes and you can start editing your membership site. Select a template or start with a blank page.
The just “Open in Editor” to adjust the overall style and look of your funnel steps.
Correspondingly you can upload your lessons and edit every lesson individually in the membership area.
Select the Membership Access Page to edit the login page or select the membership area to add your lessons and edit the style and look when people are “inside” by clicking on “Edit Membership Design”.
Step 5) Customize the Funnel Steps
Choose if you want to keep a VSL or Order form. If you want to give your membership access for free you can just delete the first two funnel steps, meaning the “VSL + Order Form” and the “Offer Wall”.
It’s not necessary to delete them, because you can send a secret sign up link to your audience and they never gonna see those first two pages anyway.
The advantage you have with keeping the first two pages is, that you can add restricted lessons to your Membership site later on…if you like…
Step 6) Restrict Access
Also, you can adjust the setting in order to include or exclude certain members. Depending on your purpose, you can give a tag for membership site and grant access to certain people, if they bought your “Membership Product”.
If you want to restrict access click on “Restrict Access” on the right side of the “First Section” tab. Select your “Membership Product” that you have set up previously
Step 8) Spread your Clickfunnels secrets sign-up URL
If you want to give access to your membership site you will need to share the “Secret Sign Up URL”.
This is where a lot of people make the mistake to send out the “Login URL”. But you can’t log in when you didn’t set up an account first 😉
By creating a new Membership Funnel you can pick different templates and preview the membership areas. Also, you can take a look at this article to see some membership site examples.
Video Training on how to build a Clickfunnels Membership Site and everything else
If you like to learn step by step on how to build a full membership site you can get free bonus training on everything you need to know about Clickfunnels.
Furthermore, this training contains lessons on how to use the Page Editor, Clickfunnels Integrations, custom domains, analytics and much more…
You can get this training and some other bonuses through signing up for the 14 day free trial of Clickfunnels.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I create a membership site in Clickfunnels?
You can simple select a template and build a membership funnel, that automatically generates 5 pages for your membership, including the members area and the option form. Then you can just upload your own content and fill in the descriptions.
How much is a Clickfunnels membership?
The monthly subscription for Clickfunnels starts with $97. When you create your own membership sites with Clickfunnels you can take whatever price you want for giving access to your own membership area.
What is a membership funnel?
A membership funnel brings leads and potential customers into a sign up page for a membership area, where you can host all kinds of content. You can give free access or assess a price for the entry to your members area.
Do you need a website for Clickfunnels?
No. You can host everything within Clickfunnels with a free domain for the first year. Nevertheless it can have pros and cons. Thus having a website and connecting it with Clickfunnels can be the most beneficial but it always depends on the needs.
How do I start a membership program?
There are several ways. Usually you will have a target audience and content to provide for your membership area. Using Clickfunnels makes it very easy on the technical side to set up a membership site. Promoting it can be done through social media, paid ads or SEO. The marketing options are manifold.