How to build a membership-based business on Squarespace


  • Beginners welcome

For those who want to

  • Create member-only content
  • Charge fees for certain areas of a website
  • Run events

Squarespace makes setting up a website easy, quick, and visually beautiful. Now, users can also take advantage of Squarespace's new Member Areas—a super useful feature that lets you create member-only content (like classes, courses and trainings), charge a fee to access certain areas of a site, and run events. In this tool-path, you will learn how to get started with a template in Squarespace, set up member-only areas, and set up a workflow for virtual events.

What will you learn?

How to set up a membership site with SquarespaceStart now ⭢

With this tutorial you'll not only learn how to set up your site and ready it for membership in under 5 minutes, but also learn how to choose a Squarespace template depending on your use-case. Not all templates are made equal—some are better than others for certain business needs such as e-commerce, portfolios, or blogs.

All you'll need for this tutorial is a Squarespace account with 'Member Areas' enabled on your paid plan.

How to set up member areas in SquarespaceStart now ⭢

Squarespace enables up to 10 different member areas. This enables you to grow your business with different pricing tiers and product/service offerings. In this tutorial, you will learn how to set up a member area, enable sign-up, and how to customize member welcome and cancellation emails.

Adding virtual events to Squarespace member areasStart now ⭢

In this tutorial, you will learn how you can easily drive members to virtual events with a click of a button.

How to automatically send virtual event recordings to Squarespace member event attendeesStart now ⭢

While we can't stop your members from asking, "Will this be recorded?" we can make sure the recording gets to event attendees inboxes as soon as your virtual event is over. In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup a workflow for sending recorded zoom events to event attendees after an event ends.

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