The Summit Host Hangout Podcast

Hundreds of episodes filled with real stories, real strategies, and real numbers to help you make your virtual summit (and the launch that follows) as streamlined and profitable as possible.
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Avoid Overwhelm In Your Virtual Summit Planning

Many hosts begin the summit planning process and end up overwhelmed from the start. Let’s break down how to avoid overwhelm in your virtual summit planning.

Overwhelmed with trying to plan your virtual summit? I get it!

So many people begin the summit planning process and struggle to get past the first few steps because they end up overwhelmed by the entire process.

To help, we're going to break down 4 steps to avoiding overwhelm in your summit planning and creating a timeline you can actually stick to.

Step 1: Stop looking at it as...

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Start Your Summit That Sells Challenge

The Start Your Summit That Sells challenge will help you start taking action to plan, strategize, and launch your profitable, momentum boosting virtual summit.

Looking to host a virtual summit that actually sells? I've got a free 5-day challenge to help you with exactly that!

The goal of the Start Your Summit That Sells challenge is to help you stop dreaming about growing your visibility, income, and impact and start taking action to plan, strategize, and launch your profitable, momentum-boosting virtual summit.

What you'll learn

You know that an...

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Behind The Scenes Of My March 2020 Virtual Summit

Come behind the scenes and learn about all the details that went into my 4th virtual summit!My 4th virtual summit is in the books and I can't wait to share these results with you!

In this behind the scenes post, we'll cover how my latest virtual summit was set up, the goals I had, the results, lessons learned, and more. We'll even cover how my results differed from my last summit and what I think caused those changes.

An overview of my virtual summit

Let's kick things...

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Set Realistic Virtual Summit Goals - No Matter Your Audience Size

Let’s set some virtual summit goals! We’ll cover mistakes you can make, pieces that have the biggest part to play, and how to set the right goals for you.You know you're ready to plan a virtual summit, but where do you even start with setting goals? It's important to have a baseline goal for things like the number of registrations, income, and your impact so we'll get started with setting those goals today. 

We'll cover the biggest mistake you can make when setting goals for your summit, the 6 pieces that have the biggest part to play in...

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Make Your Summit An Event People Want To Attend

Are you creating a virtual summit that people actually want to attend? Let’s break down the key to doing that and dive deep with 3 tips to make it happen.Are people going to be excited when they see your summit pop up?

Of course we all want our audience to be pumped about our summit, but there's actually some intentional thought that goes into creating an event people want to attend.

In this episode we'll break down the main key to doing that and dive deeper into 3 specific tips to make it happen.

The key to a summit that people want to attend

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4 Keys to a Profitable and Impactful Virtual Summit

Let’s dive deep and talk about the 4 most important parts of your event that will boost your impact, visibility, and lead to a more profitable virtual summit.

 We talk a lot about the more surface-level pieces of hosting a virtual summit, but let’s dive a little deeper into what goes into a profitable virtual summit.

We'll talk about 4 of the most important parts of your summit that will boost profits, increase your visibility, and create a whole lot more impact.

A Profitable Virtual Summit

The audience and topic you choose for your...

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How to Bring Your In-Person Conference Online

Things have gotten crazy fast, right? Within the last few days, I've received emails from several in-person event hosts saying that they are unsure of whether their event will happen or making the decision to cancel.

That's a hard decision to make, and I know a lot of you are in that position. So in this post we'll talk about what you can do to take your in-person conference...

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Fears I Had Before, During, & After My First Summit

Hosting a virtual summit can bring up a lot of fear and imposter syndrome. Trust me, I get it. I'm breaking down fears I’ve run into one that I still deal with.

Having some fears about hosting your summit?

Trust me, I get it. And you aren’t alone!

In this episode, we’re going to cover:

  • where I was at when I started planning my first summit
  • the different stages that really freaked me out throughout the planning process
  • how they each turned out and how I pushed through them
  • what had me feeling a little freaked out after the summit was over...
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Increase Attendee Engagement Through Email with Sarah Anderson

If your virtual summit emails aren’t engaging they’ll drive attendees away. Here’s how to increase attendee engagement through email throughout the process!There are a LOT of emails that go into a summit and it can get to be a lot for our attendees...unless we make them engaging!

In this episode, we're chatting with Sarah Anderson about how to increase attendee engagement through our emails, rather than driving them away.

We'll cover things like:

  • the part emails have to play in creating an engaged audience
  • how to write engaging emails
  • moving...
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Build Interest And Excitement For Your Virtual Summit with Abby Herman

Building interest and excitement around your summit doesn't need to wait until a couple of weeks before it starts.

In this episode with Abby Herman, we're breaking down:
  • when to start talking about your summit
  • what to talk about
  • how to encourage your speakers to join in on the fun

I’ll let Abby take it from here!

Build interest for your virtual summit

Generally, I say 90 days is...

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