Does it really make sense to hide everything behind a RegWall?
With almost every mail i get from from the Vanilla SaaS-team i need to register myself again and again to look at the "Benefiting Insights". I don't look at 95% of the probably good content offered there. I also got a Skype call recently from very poor people on the sales team that didn't even check my activity on the .org, nor did she know anything about a community managers needs. As "community growth specialists" i guess it's fairly easy to see that this can't work at all.
So my two cents is, i guess that most of the people are annoyed by the registration walls so why not just drop it and see growth happening.
The latest example: