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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Overcome Your Fear of Being Seen and Rise as a Thought Leader through Virtual Summits with Lucia Doynel

In this episode, I'm joined by special guest Lucia Doynel to explore overcoming the fear of being seen and rising as a thought leader through virtual summits.

We're rounding out our 4-part series for those of you who are a bit newer to business and wondering whether virtual summits can work for you with an interview with an incredible summit host who has used her events as a way to establish her online presence and authority.

If you're a newer business owner, or wondering whether or not you're ready to host a summit for whatever reason,...

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Starting from Scratch: Hosting a Summit without an Existing Brand or Audience with Maggie Klaassens

Let's explore the world of hosting a virtual summit from the ground up. Our guest organized her first event without a brand, business, audience, or email list.

We're continuing our series on hosting a virtual summit as a newer online business owner with a special guest interview that is a must-listen if you're having any doubts about whether you're ready to host a virtual summit. 

Right now, you might be asking yourself...


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What If I Don't Have Anything to Launch After My Virtual Summit?

Tune in to uncover valuable insights and strategies to maximize the impact of your virtual summit, even without an immediate launch offer.

Whether you're just starting your business and hustling to build an audience, you're established with a service-based business but don't sell digital products, or maybe you don't even have a business yet... if the idea of hosting a summit has caught your attention for one reason or another, you may be wondering if it's worth it. 

We talk a lot about hosting a virtual summit as a way...

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Can I Host a Virtual Summit as a New Business Owner?

Can you host a successful virtual summit as a new or aspiring business owner? Tune in to uncover the potential of virtual summits and gain actionable insights!

For the last 60 episodes of this podcast, we've been focusing primarily on summits for established business owners who have proven digital offers like courses, memberships, or other scalable programs. In that time we've been getting more and more questions from new business owners wondering if summits are something they can do. 

The truth is that as a new business owner, summits...

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Why You Didn't Make Any Course Sales After Your Last Summit

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It can be a total letdown to get to the end of your summit and then not make any sales in the launch that follows your event. Especially if the primary reason for hosting a summit in the first place was to sell your course or signature offer! 

Launching through summits is the most powerful launch method I've ever experienced, but I know that's not always the case for...

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Why No One Bought the All-Access Pass for your Virtual Summit

Let's cover whether you can turn your summit around if you're currently seeing low all-access pass sales and the 5 most common reasons that no one is buying.

Your speakers are promoting, people are signing up for your summit, but when it comes to your all-access pass... are your attendees converting into buyers? 

We’re currently in part three of a four-episode series breaking down the most common points in the summit-hosting process where things go wrong. Each episode focuses on a different part of the process, and so far, we've covered...

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Why No One Signed Up for Your Virtual Summit

It's every summit host's worst nightmare.

You've done the work, you've landed the speakers, you've opened the doors...and...crickets.

I truly hope you never experience it, but the truth is, it can happen.

We are in the second part of a four-episode series that is breaking down the most common points in the summit-hosting process where things go wrong. If you're in the thick of it, you'll...

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Why You're Struggling to Land Speakers for Your Virtual Summit

Struggling to land speakers for your virtual summit? Tune in for the 5 reasons you're struggling and how to fix it in your next round of pitches.

Everyone goes into the process of hosting a summit with their fingers crossed that it's going to be a raging success.

You envision the speakers jumping on board. You can feel the excitement as you imagine seeing the number of registrations grow. And you can see the sales notifications popping up over and over.

Buuuut...what about when it doesn't go that way?

The truth is, sometimes summits...

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Truly Get to Know Your Audience to Easily Sell Your Summit with Nadine Nethery

Nadine Nethery is here this week to share how you can get to know your audience to easily sell your summit. The good news: it's automated, easy, and high-impact!

This is part 2 of a two-part mini-series on how to position your virtual summit for high conversion rates and for profit. In the last episode, Our Messaging and Positioning Coach in the Accelerator Elli joined me to talk about how to choose your summit positioning and today, we're taking that further with my guest Nadine Nethery. Nadine is an audience-driven...

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A 4 Step Process for Positioning Your Summit for Success with Elli Runkles

Elli Runkles, our Client Success Coach in the Launch with a Summit Accelerator covers the 4-step process she uses with our clients. You won't want to miss this!

This week, I’ve got a very special guest with me today, Elli Runkles, who happens to be our marketing co-lead and Client Success Coach here at Summit in a Box! Elli is an overall genius when it comes to all things related to summit positioning, messaging, and copy. She also helps with the process of turning our podcast episodes into blog posts and noticed just how often I...

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