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.
Get a curated playlist of episodes here!

The Basics of Virtual Summit Sponsorships with Quiana Murray

Let's cover the basics of virtual summit sponsorships including whether you should have them, how to pitch, and how much to charge.If you're like me, you have no idea where to begin with sponsorships for your virtual summit. You know they can be beneficial and help bring in money to make your summit thrive and reach more attendees, but how do you approach sponsorships?

This week we're chatting with Quiana Murray about all things sponsorships.

We cover everything from:

  • how to decide if you should have sponsors,
  • how to...
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Evolving Your Summit Over Time with Liz Wilcox

Let’s talk about evolving your summit and offer over the years, plus how to help an audience not familiar with virtual summits understand how it all works.

 In this episode, Liz Wilcox is taking us behind the scenes of what it has been like to host 3 summits alongside 3 co-hosts.

We're talking about everything from how the event and offer have evolved over the years to how to help an audience not familiar with online summits understand how it all works.

I'll let Liz take it from here!

Liz’s First Virtual Summit

I started my website...

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Increase Summit Signups Through Your Registration Page + Email Sequences with Elli Runkles

Learn how to turn your existing email subscribers into attendees to increase virtual summit signups and which emails to send once someone registers.

 In this episode, we have launch and conversion copywriter Elli Runkles to talk about the most important pieces of copy for your summit's registration process.

We'll cover:

  • what to include on your registration page and mistakes to avoid
  • emails to turn your existing list into summit attendees
  • the sequence that should go out once someone registers for your event

I’ll let Elli take...

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What To Include On Your Virtual Summit Registration Page

Want a virtual summit registration page that converts? Of course, you do! Here are 19 pieces to include on a high-converting summit registration page.

Want a virtual summit registration page that converts? Of course, you do!

What most summit hosts don't know is that it's not as easy as creating a page that says you're hosting an awesome event. Instead, you need to put just as much thought and strategy into it as you would into a sales page for a paid product.

After all, people are paying you with their time, even if the ticket is free.


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What Should Happen After Someone Registers For Your Online Summit?

What should happen after someone registers for your virtual summit? Here are 5 steps of the registration process and mistakes to avoid for the best results.

The moving pieces that kick in once an attendee registers for your summit play a huge part in your success.

Should you pitch them your all-access pass on the registration page? Should they be directed to a simple thank you page? What are the most important pieces to include on the registration page?

In this episode, we'll cover:

  • the 5 pieces in your summit's registration process
  • what it...
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Virtual Summit Tech Platforms with Jaime Slutzky

Overwhelmed by all the tech choices available for hosting your summit? Here’s how to choose the best virtual summit tech platform for you.

Stuck trying to figure out which tech platform to use for your virtual summit? We have guest tech expert, Jaime Slutzky here to make it simple!

In this post, Jaime will cover:

  • The biggest virtual summit tech mistake she sees
  • Steps to choose the right platform for you
  • The tech stack she recommends using for a successful virtual summit.

One thing I love about Jaime's approach...

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Make Room For A Summit (In Your Already Full Business) with Ashley Gartland

How can you possibly make time for a virtual summit when your schedule is already full? Here’s how to make room for a summit in an already busy schedule.

Wondering how you can possibly make time for a summit when your schedule is already full?

I've brought in Ashley Gartland to cover:

  • 3 simple steps for making room for a summit without overwhelm
  • common mistakes when trying to make time for your summit

I'll let Ashley take it from here!

Make Room for a Summit in Your Full Schedule

Adding a summit into your already full schedule is totally...

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How Long Does It Take To Plan A Virtual Summit?

How long does it take to plan a virtual summit? Here is my timeline recommendation along with the big picture tasks you'll want to complete along the way.

You're excited to dive into planning a virtual summit, but how long does it take? Let's talk about along with an overview of the big picture tasks you'll want to complete along the way.

How Long Does it Take to Plan a Virtual Summit?

As a woman who owns a business, I get asked a lot of questions about how my business works, what I do throughout the day, and what working as a momma looks...

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BTS Of Launching An Online Summit With A Newborn In The Mix

Curious about what it looked like to launch my first summit with a newborn in tow and whether I recommend it? I'm giving a behind the scenes look!

Curious about what it looked like to launch my first summit with a newborn in tow and whether I recommend it? 

I'm sharing a behind-the-scenes look at how I launched my summit during the craziest time of my life with a newborn.

We're going to cover:

  • why it ended up working out for me like that
  • the timeline I used
  • how I did it without losing my mind
  • and whether it's something I...
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How to Know It's Time To Plan A Virtual Summit

Wondering whether you're really ready to host your first virtual summit? Here are the 3 things you need as well as 3 things you shouldn’t wait around for.

Stuck wondering whether you're really ready to host your first online summit? Well, now you can stop wondering!

In this episode, we'll cover:

  • what you need before you start planning your first summit,
  • and what not to wait for.

What You Need to Plan a Virtual Summit

Let's start by talking about what you need before planning your first summit. And this is not a super long list. A lot of...

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