The Moon Blog

Marketing, influence, and ongoing thoughts of what it takes to build a successful membership community.

New Feature: Membership Site Email Notifications

By Joel T. Sanders • October 10, 2018

To get users in the habit of visiting your membership site every day, the moon now sends them a daily email summary of community activity.

Posted in Engagement, Features, The Moon

Manufacturing “Critical Mass” for Your Membership Site

By Joel T. Sanders • October 4, 2018

A number of community owners are now onboarding their first users to The Moon membership site platform. In the process, we’re learning what works, and what doesn’t.

Posted in Membership Site, Onboarding, The Moon

Using The Moon in Accountability Groups

By Joel T. Sanders • September 21, 2018

The moon is the perfect platform to use with accountability groups. Group members can create a vision board, a list of daily actions they want to be held accountable to, and then check in with one another on a consistent basis. Today I met with my friend Dave Secunda of WorkBright.com. Dave’s a part of […]

Posted in Mastermind Groups, The Moon

A Vision Board App for Life Coaches

By Joel T. Sanders • August 30, 2018

The all-new Moon platform includes a built-in vision board app for life coaches and their clients. What makes The Moon’s vision board unique and different from other vision board apps is the built-in action list, tracking, and accountability from coaches and peers. In other words, the Moon’s vision board app is more like an action […]

Posted in Coaching, Psychology, Strategy, The Moon

Why Your Membership Site Will Take More Effort Than You’re Imagining

By Joel T. Sanders • August 24, 2018

If you’re planning to build a membership site, here’s a reality check: it’s going to take far more work and effort—and probably more money—than you’re imagining right now.

Posted in Membership Site, Planning, The Moon

Choosing Better Ingroups is a SuperPower

By Joel T. Sanders • August 11, 2018

It’s almost cliché to say, “Look carefully at the ten closest people in your life, because when you do, you are observing your own future.” Those ten people are a part of your various  “ingroups,” defined by social psychologists  as “the social groups to which a person psychologically identifies as being a member.”

Posted in Achievement, Mastermind Groups, Psychology

Ensuring Client Follow Through

By Joel T. Sanders • July 24, 2018

People want strategy, but what they need is the right psychology. Multiple strategies can lead to a successful outcome, and someone with the right psychology is more likely to find one of those strategies than someone who has the wrong psychology.

Posted in Coaching, Psychology, Strategy

Sneak Peek: The Moon v2

By Joel T. Sanders • July 10, 2018

The Moon membership site platform has a completely revamped user interface. We’ve kept the focus on taking action, but there’s another very visible part of the screen: The others in the community who are there to help hold you accountable to consistent action towards your goals.

Posted in The Moon

A New User Experience for Even Better Results

By Joel T. Sanders • June 12, 2018

Thanks for following along with me as we create the Moon Coaching Platform. Here’s the latest. – Joel A brand-new version of The Moon coaching platform is under development, and we’ll be releasing it later this summer. Another rewrite? Yep! The current version is still perfectly functional. In our humble opinion, it does a better job […]

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Everything is Conspiring For Your Benefit

By Joel T. Sanders • May 8, 2018

Update: 5/8/2018 4:30 PM – We just published fixes that address most of the issues outlined in this article. We’ll keep you posted on further progress. Thanks to all of our beta users offering feedback and assistance! – Joel One of the foundational beliefs we hold at Moon.Team is: “Everything is conspiring for your benefit.” The […]

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