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For those of you who want your membership to get better-and-better with every passing month, the Advanced Skills Program is where we make that happen. 

There's a lot of noise out there online... and most gurus who are handing out growth advice aren't doing so with membership programs in mind. What you're building is not a typical business. It's not a typical nonprofit. Typical business advice isn't necessarily going to fit.

That's why I created a specialized ongoing learning experience, specifically for people who run membership programs.

If you've been through any of my courses, or you've participated in any of the many webinars I've run, you know that I love two things about my work: 1) connecting with people who are passionate about their members... and 2) being able to find the straight line for someone who has been lost amidst information overload.

If #1 is you and #2 is what you're looking for, I think you'll really like this program.

Every 5 weeks, I break down a new topic for you, showing exactly how it is of relevance to membership programs and how to put the concept to work effectively and easily.  

You get:

  • a focused learning session where I cover the essentials of what you need to know about the topic - no fluff, just practical and relevance guidance;
  • a 4-week mini-assignment plan for putting the concept to work;
  • step-by-step templates, swipe files and worksheets that I think could be helpful to the topic; and
  • support as you implement - seriously, just email me... I answer every question personally.

Supporting your efforts to make your membership better-and-better... month-by-month... topic-by-topic.

Most people come into the Advanced Program after they've been through either the Launch program or Growth program.  They've enjoyed the other programs and they know that other "stuff" is going to come up along the way. This program is a way of continuing the learning process so that your membership program gets better and better.

When you're here, I know you're serious about delivering the best level of service to your community... and I know you're committed to continuous learning.  

So, I'm here for you.  Let's stay connected.  Let's continue learning together.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

How much does this program cost?  $47/month

This is an ongoing program?  Yes, we do a new topic every 5 weeks. You are in the program until you cancel.

What if I can't work on a topic this month?  The modules are available to you as long as you are a member, so the info will be waiting for you when you are ready.  

I'm just starting out and others have been in the program for a while. Am I at a disadvantage?  A new topic begins every 5 weeks. I intentionally design the modules to stand on their own, so you can jump in any time. 

What if a topic isn't relevant to me or I think I'm not ready for that?  If a topic isn't of relevance for you this month, choose to do one from the archive instead. We've covered a wide variety of topics.

Are the learning sessions done live?  What if I can't make it?  Historically, it has been a mix... most are offered live, a couple have been pre-recorded because I've had a schedule conflict that prevented me from doing the session live on the day/time when it was supposed to be posted. There is always a recording.

I'm busy. How much time do the modules take?  I generally summarize everything that I think you need to know about a module into a single learning session that's 60 minutes or less... then recommend action steps that are spread out over the next 3 weeks to keep the workload do-able.

I go to trainings and rarely implement. Why is this different?  The problem with most training is that it's too big and not actionable. The emphasis in this program is on small doses of continuous improvement. You will NOT be an expert in a topic with only 60 minutes of training. But you absolutely CAN learn and implement a few key concepts that will make a difference.

I've signed up for things in the past where the person who is the face of the program never really shows up. Who actually runs this thing?  You get 100% me... just as I tell you to show up and be available for your members... I do the same. 

I don't like to broadcast my problems/challenges publicly. How private is this program? Some people like to post questions in the discussion area that's provided, but most people just email me directly with their questions as they work through things. 

How long is the commitment?  You're not locked into anything.  Stay as long as the program is bringing value to you. 

How do I pay?  Automatic credit card payment happens monthly.

Is it easy to cancel if I need to?  Cancel at ANY time directly from your account settings. You don't have to talk to anyone to do so. 

Can I make a topic suggestion?  Absolutely!  

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