Perhaps you have been hearing how profitable membership websites can be or perhaps you have even been a member of a successful membership site. Regardless, you are now interested in learning how you can set up your own membership site to begin making money on your own. There are certainly many advantages to building your own membership site, including the fact that you can build an income stream that will last for years from just one site. As long as your site is running you will be able to have a steady income stream coming in. Although membership sites are sometimes perceived as being difficult to build and develop, in the next chapters we will discover that this is not necessarily the case and will also cover the basic steps involved in setting up your own successful membership site.