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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Checking In: Mid-Year Update on Our Goals, Lessons Learned, and What’s Next

I'm sharing the progress on my January goals, what we've accomplished so far this year, and what my biggest areas of growth have been over the past few months.

I’ve got a fun and laid-back episode for you today where I'm going to give a mid-year update and check in as a follow-up to episode 209 where I shared my goals and vision for 2023. 

Some of what I talked about in that episode has happened, a lot has changed, and I’ve learned an incredible amount about the way I work and how my brain works. I actually know where we’re...

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How to Get the Most Out of the Launch with a Summit Accelerator

Get a full understanding of what to expect from the Launch with a Summit Accelerator, how to get the most out of it, and where it fits in your yearly plans.

I'm excited to share a new type of episode with you today where I'm doing something different and sharing how to get the most out of our Launch with a Summit Accelerator program. This episode is for you whether you're a client in the Accelerator or not, but I wanted to share this behind-the-scenes look at how to get the most out of this program with you for two reasons:

  • If you're not...
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How Annual Virtual Summits Fit Into Your Marketing Strategy (and make everything else work even better)

Tune in to see exactly what a marketing strategy looks like with a summit included and how your business will just keep feeding itself once you have it down.

This is part 2 of a short series on the power of hosting repeat events, and today we’re focusing on how hosting regular summits fits into your marketing strategy, and makes everything else you do to market your business work even better.

By the end of this episode, you’ll understand:

  • Exactly what it looks like to include an annual summit in your marketing strategy....
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The Power of Repeat Summits (they're more than a 1-time cash injection)

See the wider impact you can make for your business by seeing your events for what they are instead of one-off list builders or cash injection methods!

Today we're kicking off a new mini-series, and I'm pumped to be talking to those of you who have already hosted a summit about the power of hosting repeat events. For the first 227 episodes of this podcast, I've mainly spoken to people who are running a first-time summit, but I know there are so many of you who have run one (or 10!) before who still listen and find ways to...

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Behind the Scenes of Offering Done-For-You Virtual Summit Production

Take a look at our done-for-you virtual summit production, the most challenging parts, lessons learned, everyone's roles, and if we'll ever do it again.

We are currently in a series where I'm spilling all kinds of details and lessons learned from the done-for-you client summit we produced back in January. 

Be sure to check out the other episodes in this series and catch up on any you may have missed:

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What Surprised Me Most About Producing a B2C Virtual Summit

A few months ago, I produced my first B2C summit. Today, I'm sharing how it went, why I think a B2C business gives you an advantage, and what surprised us most.

We are currently in a series where I'm sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the client summit we hosted back in January.  If you're just tuning in and want a little more context behind this event, you might want to jump back to episode 223 where I gave an overview of what the event looked like.

In this series, we’ve also covered:

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The Truth About Launching a Membership Through a Virtual Summit

Hear the truth about launching a membership through a virtual summit, keys to the strategy, and why I think every membership site owner should give it a try!

We are currently in a series where I'm sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the client summit we hosted back in January.  If you're just tuning in and want a little more context behind this event, you might want to jump back to episodes 223 where I gave an overview of what the event looked like, and 224 where I covered the 7 Changes We've Made to Our Summit Strategy This Year...

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7 Changes We've Made to Our Summit Strategy This Year

I'm sharing 7 of the primary changes we've made to our virtual summit strategy after our recent events and how you can apply those changes to your own events.

We are currently in a series where I'm spilling all kinds of details and lessons learned from the done-for-you client summit we produced back in January.

Last week, I shared some of my biggest takeaways, and today, I'm taking that a little further and talking about changes we're making to our summit strategies based on:

  • Things we learned when producing our client's summit
  • Our experience when...
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Key Takeaways from Our Done-For-You Client Summit

We're kicking off a series where I take you behind the scenes of a done-for-you client summit we produced back in January and spill all kinds of juicy details.

We’re finally getting to a long overdue series where I'm taking you behind the scenes of the client summit we produced and ran back in January. I'm actually recording this less than a month after the fact, but one downside of getting ahead with your content is that you then have to wait forever to publish it. But here it is, as painful as it is for me to wait months to get it out to...

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Build Excitement and Anticipation for Your Next Launch with Brenna McGowan

Learn a more strategic pre-launch strategy that builds excitement for your launch, increases natural interest, and allows for more space in buying decisions.

We’re rounding out our three-part series where I've been bringing in special guests who are experts on the course launch side of launching with a summit. We've heard about what's working in courses, we've learned about live versus evergreen launches, and today we're going to learn about creating anticipation for your offers before your launch.

I have loved this series so much...

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