Sponsorships are an incredible way to cover summit expenses, provide extra resources for attendees, and add some great social proof to your event.
But, I get it. Pursing sponsors can be intimidating and feel out of reach for many first-time summit hosts. I'm excited to tell you that it's totally possible!
To help, I brought in Anchen of Simply Digital Design...
Note: The audio-version of this breakdown has some under-reported numbers, as I didn't realize ThriveCart reported net profit, rather than gross. The total revenue + profit below are updated to the correct numbers.
It’s surreal to look back on a summit after months of planning, obsessing over the details, and getting pulled into the excitement of summit week…and then...
So you want to get out there and be visible? If speaking at virtual summits is part of your visibility plan, it's time to make yourself into a good virtual summit speaker.
Being a good summit speaker will ensure that hosts ask you to come back to their events, refer you to other hosts, and it will make the process easier and more beneficial for you too!
To help, let's talk about...
It used to be standard for virtual summit hosts to share the full attendee list with all of the speakers. But with GDPR, all the privacy rules, and modern marketing tactics, what’s the right answer?
Back when summits first started it was standard to share the full attendee list with all your speakers. In fact, back then, it was the biggest reason that...
Bad speaker pitches are giving virtual summits a gross vibe. As long as bad speaker pitches keep going out, we'll have more and more people thinking poorly about virtual summits.
We all know how amazing a summit can be!
I really want to help turn this mindset around, so let's cover the 4 mistakes to avoid when pitching virtual summit speakers and turn a "gross, heck no" into a...
I know what it's like to get a big idea and want to do it, like, yesterday. For a lot of business owners, a virtual summit is one of those big ideas.
With that initial excitement comes disappointment when they hear that I recommend a 90-day timeline for planning and launching a summit.
From there, I tend to hear, "Well...can I host a virtual summit in less than 90 days?"
Let's break that...
Thinking about hosting a live or paid virtual event?
Jordan Gill, host of the Done in a Day Interview Series is giving us a behind-the-scenes look at how she uses a live, paid virtual event to love on her people and bring new members into her group coaching program.
A virtual summit is the one strategy that can skyrocket your email list, income, visibility, expert status, AND connections - all at once.
It’s an insanely powerful method that can also get complex.
It’s true, a virtual summit funnel has a lot of moving pieces, but if you’re already running a business I know it’s nothing you can’t handle.
Hosting a virtual summit is an incredible way to build interest in the products and services you offer. But, what if I told you there was a way to use truly-targeted offers to sell better after your summit?
There is! Today, we have Allea Grummert to teach us all about:
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No one likes sending out legal documents. Especially when you've invited someone on to speak at your event, you want it to be fun and casual, and you already feel like you're asking a lot of them.
But, if you're thinking about skipping the speaker agreement for your virtual summit? Think again!
No matter how well you know your speakers or how...
Learn how much time to set aside for planning and launching your profitable, stress-free online summit and use my calculator to set the due dates for you.