The Summit Host Hangout Podcast

Browse hundreds of episodes to find 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.

The 4 Biggest Myths About Selling Your Signature Offer Through a Virtual Summit

Let's break down the 4 biggest myths about selling your signature offer through a virtual summit, where these myths came from, and how we help clients avoid them!

If you’re here, there’s a high likelihood that you don't fall for the virtual summit myths that are always floating around.

However, you've probably heard some of them, and may believe them to some extent. These myths about summits held me back from going all-in and deciding to host my first summit for way too long. And they may be holding you back from the life and...

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Make Your Summit-Hosting Experience Easier with Content Batching with Amanda Warfield

Content batching can give you space to prepare for a summit without ghosting your audience. Learn how to get started and use it to feature your speakers!

Here at Summit in a Box, we're all about doing things in the most streamlined and efficient way possible. Hosting a summit is a big project to take on alongside everything else you have going on in your business, which is why we provide all the templates, trainings, and tutorials you need to make it easy.

But even with all those resources, how you manage your time and fit...

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How Our Clients Host Summits that 3x Industry Standard Conversion Rates

Recently on Facebook, I shared how our clients consistently host summits that 3x industry-standard conversion rates and I can't wait to share it with you today!

Throughout my time running the Summit Host Hangout Facebook group, I have gotten to see so many different summit strategies in action and the results they bring. I’ve seen what works and what doesn’t. And, of course, I always have the inside scoop for what kinds of results my clients and students are seeing. As much as I believe in my strategies, I am always surprised at what a...

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Creating and Growing Value-Driven Memberships with Lisa Princic

Lisa Princic joined me to chat about how to grow a membership based on your values, common challenges, and her experience using a summit to launch a membership.

There are a lot of business models out there, but the most important thing is that the model you choose and the way you approach it, aligns with YOUR values. This week we're talking about the membership business model, and how you can create and grow a membership driven by your values. 

I chatted with membership expert Lisa Princic of Scaling Deep and she shared:

  • what it means to grow...
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Behind the Summit #14: The Results of My March 2022 Virtual Summit

That's a wrap! My March 2022 virtual summit is done and I'm excited to break down our exact numbers, why this year was so different, what worked...and didn't!

That's a wrap! My March 2022 virtual summit is all said and done and I'm excited to share all the juicy details with you. 

If you've been following along with the Behind the Summit series, you know I experimented with several new strategies and ideas, and there were quite a few things with this event that didn't go as expected. In the end, I'm happy with the results and lessons learned,...

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Behind the Summit #13: Summit Week

After months of planning, it's finally here! Join Kate and I as we take you behind the scenes and what happened when my team had to run everything without me.

After months of planning, it's finally here! Join my Operations Lead and Executive Asisstant, Kate, and I as we take you behind the scenes of what our live summit week looked like.

We'll cover what went on each day, what each of us was focused on, and what happened when my team had to run everything without me.

It's Summit Week!

There are a lot of tasks that go into running a summit and...

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Behind the Summit #12: Finishing Touches + Encouraging Speakers

It's the week before our summit! Grab a behind-the-scenes look at the finishing touches, how encouraging speakers was the main focus, and where our numbers are.

Welcome back to the Behind the Summit Series! We're in the middle of promotion and this week was all about putting the finishing touches on things along with supporting and encouraging speakers. 

In past runs of the event, to support speakers, I...

  • Sent regular updates and encouragement
  • Created custom promo material 
  • Collaborated on promotion 

This year was more low-key....

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Behind the Summit #11: Track, Tweak, Repeat

Speaker promotion is in full swing and I found that making a few small changes (and looking at the correct numbers in Google Analytics) makes a big difference!

We've entered week two of summit registration, and speaker promotion has officially kicked off! If you've been following along with the Behind the Summit series, you know that my numbers were not where I wanted them to be when I opened registration last week. 

This week, I'm continuing to focus on the data. Now that speaker promo has started and there are more eyes on the...

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Behind the Summit #10: Solutions Over Problems and Data Over Drama

My summit registration is open! The numbers aren't bad, but they aren't what I was hoping for. It's time to focus on solutions over problems and data over drama.

When your summit results aren't looking the way you want, it's easy to focus on the fact that it's not working and go into a downward spiral.

But it's so important to focus on data and solutions instead of drama and problems.

Registration for my summit opened up this week, and the initial numbers are not where I'd like them to be. When I saw that my numbers were lower than expected, I had...

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Behind the Summit #9: Testing Before Opening a Virtual Summit for Registration

No matter how many times you've hosted your virtual summit, you NEED to test. There's so much room for small details to be missed, it's simply not worth the risk.

It's almost time to open up registration, but first, we need to test and make sure everything is working correctly.

This week in the Behind the Summit series, we are doing the final preparations to get ready to open up registration for this round of the summit. There were a few tweaks and last minute tasks that needed to happen this week, but the main focus was testing. 

No matter how...

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