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What You Need to Know About Speaker Agreements with Casey Handy-Smith

In this episode, we're chatting with Casey Handy-Smith to talk about whether you need a speaker agreement, what it should and shouldn't include, and more.

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 certain you feel that no issues will come up,...

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Calling Dibs on Your Virtual Summit Name with Joey Vitale

Naming your virtual summit shouldn't get checked off your list the moment you think of that *perfect* name. Here’s how to call dibs on the name of your summit!

Naming your virtual summit shouldn't get checked off your list the moment you think of that *perfect* name.

If you don't follow this 3-step process from Joey Vitale to call dibs, you might not even be in a position to call that perfect name yours.

Today, you'll learn all about:

  1. Joey's RAD method
  2. Whether you want your name to be descriptive or general
  3. How to call dibs on your virtual summit...
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Do You *Have* to Pay Virtual Summit Speakers Affiliate Commissions?

Do I have to pay my virtual summit speakers affiliate commissions? Let’s cover whether it’s a requirement, why, and how to overcome any hurdles with it.

There are a lot of decisions to be made when it comes to your virtual summit speakers. How many should I have? Who should I pitch? What should I give them for participating?

Recently, in the Summit Host Hangout Facebook group, I was asked, "Do I have to pay my virtual summit speakers affiliate commissions?"

Today, we're going to break down the answer to that question and cover whether or not...

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Self-Sabotage and Your Virtual Summit with Ashley Beaudin

Hosting a virtual summit is intimidating and self-sabotage is common. Go from self-sabotage to self-support and go on to host a successful event with these tips!

We can talk about virtual summit strategy all day, but if you end up in your own way throughout the planning process, that strategy isn't going to as helpful as it could be.

In this post and podcast episode, we're joined by Ashley Beaudin where we'll talk about self-sabotage and how that can show up in your virtual summit. We're digging into the good stuff by covering:

  • The 8 types...
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Build Brand Authority with an Incredible Attendee Experience with Tyaisha Robinson

A virtual summit can skyrocket your email list, revenue, and connections, but it’s also a way to build brand authority. Here are 5 keys to making it happen!

We know a virtual summit can build your email list, skyrocket your revenue, and connect you with industry experts, but have you thought about how powerful it can be if you want to build your brand authority?

I brought in a special guest, Tyaisha Robinson, to talk to us all about how to build brand authority through a virtual summit and how that ties into creating an incredible attendee...

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6 Things I Learned About Virtual Summits in 2020

Virtual summits are always changing and evolving so today we'll cover 6 things I learned about virtual summits in 2020.

Looking back on 2020 itself is quite the whirlwind, but when I sat down to think specifically about 2020 as it pertains to virtual summits I was pretty blown away at some of the things I’ve learned.

Even though I’m sitting here with over 100 episodes of this podcast recorded, I can’t believe how much I’m still learning and how much I still have to experiment with.

As I...

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Top Virtual Summit Tips from 6 Powerhouse Hosts

Learn the top virtual summit hosting tips from 6 experience and powerhouse summit hosts.

I really wanted to make episode 100 special and knew I couldn’t do it alone, so I’ve brought in a handful of incredible women to help.

Each of these ladies is a friend, a powerhouse summit host, a past podcast guest, and a Summit in a Box student and I can’t wait for you to hear what each of them has to say. 

Kate Doster

In the spirit of The Big Three (my summit), I...

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4 Reasons Speakers Say "Yes" When You Pitch Them for Your Virtual Summit

Intimidated by pitching virtual summit speakers? Generally, they’re not interested in the size of your list. Here are the top reasons that speakers say yes!

When it comes time to pitch virtual summit speakers, it's easy to get in your head about how much you are (or aren't) paying them or how big (or small) your audience is. The thing is, those aren't the reasons someone will agree to participate in your summit.

Reasons we think speakers say yes

There is no way I can cover all reasons that any person on earth might say yes, but we’ll...

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6 Things to Keep in Mind Before You Co-Host a Virtual Summit

Here’s what to consider before you co-host a virtual summit including the good parts, things to keep in mind, and how to split tasks with your partner.

Thinking about co-hosting a virtual summit? My most recent event was co-hosted, so I'm giving you a behind-the-scenes look at what to consider before you decide if it's the right move for you.

We'll cover the great parts about co-hosting, 6 things to keep in mind before you make a decision, and how to split tasks if you decide to go for it with a partner.

Co-hosting a virtual summit

I was...

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Designing The People Experience of Your Virtual Summit with Ashley Shuler

It's natural to spend time planning your overall summit strategy. But what about the people experience before, during, and after the event?

It's natural to spend time planning your overall summit strategy. But what about the experience your attendees have before, during, and after the event?

In this episode, I brought in Ashley Shuler to chat through what your summit's people experience should look like and how you can get started with yours.

The People Experience

How do we create a people experience? How do we truly make this...

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