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.

How to Create the Ultimate Virtual Summit Funnel

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. The thing is, a lot of summit hosts don’t even think about their overall funnel. So how do you create a profitable virtual summit funnel that converts? We'll chat through the entire process in this episode.

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.

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Sell Better After Your Summit with Truly-Targeted Offers with Allea Grummert

Hosting a virtual summit is an incredible way to build interest in your offers. Learn how to sell better after your summit with truly-targeted offers.

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:

  1. How to use your summit to gather data from your attendees.
  2. How to use that data to send subscribers targeted...
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Create Raving Fans & Dream Customers Through a Virtual Summit with Desola Davis

Virtual summits are powerful, but you can skyrocket their effectiveness by building in ways to create raving fans and dream customers throughout the process.

Virtual summits are powerful on their own, but you can skyrocket their effectiveness by building in ways to create raving fans and dream customers throughout the process.

Desola Davis breaks down exactly how to host a virtual summit that will bring people from not knowing who you are to being your dream customers and best brand ambassadors.

We'll let Desola take it from here!

Creating a...

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Increase Virtual Summit Profits with a Solid Funnel with Kate McKibbin

Adding a high-converting funnel to your virtual summit can bring it to a whole new level. Let’s cover how to increase virtual summit profits through a funnel.

Virtual summits are powerful on their own, but adding a high-converting funnel into the mix? You just brought it to a whole new level!

We're chatting with Kate McKibbin about how to increase your virtual summit profits through a well-positioned funnel. She'll cover how to do this both as a host and as a speaker to help you see maximum profits. 

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Comparison of Free vs Paid Virtual Summits with Cara Harvey

Some summits offer free registration, while some are paid. But which one is best? It depends on your goals! Let's break down free vs. paid virtual summits.

Some summits offer free registration, while some are paid. But which one is best?

I've only ever run free summits, so I brought in Cara Harvey of A Purpose Driven Mom to give us the inside scoop of the results she's seen running both free and paid summits.

We'll cover:

  • What Cara's various summit formats have looked like
  • The juicy details of the results she's seen
  • What her recommendation is...
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Boosting Virtual Summit Results Using Facebook Ads with Destini Copp

The right Facebook ads strategy will skyrocket your virtual summit’s results. Let’s determine your budget, test your audiences, and use ads to boost engagement.You want to get the best possible results from your virtual summit and know that doing so means extending your reach outside of your current audience. But what are the most effective ways to use Facebook ads to boost summit results without banking the bank or overcomplicating things?

Today, I've brought in first-time summit host, Destini Copp, to talk about her virtual summit and...

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4 Keys to a Profitable and Impactful Virtual Summit

Let’s dive deep and talk about the 4 most important parts of your event that will boost your impact, visibility, and lead to a more profitable virtual summit.

 We talk a lot about the more surface-level pieces of hosting a virtual summit, but let’s dive a little deeper into what goes into a profitable virtual summit.

We'll talk about 4 of the most important parts of your summit that will boost profits, increase your visibility, and create a whole lot more impact.

A Profitable Virtual Summit

The audience and topic you choose for your...

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Using A Virtual Summit In Your Sales Funnel with Aleia Walker

Not having a funnel in place after your summit or speaking in a summit is leaving money on the table. Here’s how to use a virtual summit in your sales funnel.

 A summit can be a powerful part of your sales funnel, but only if you have the right pieces in place.

In this episode with Aleia Walker we'll break down:

  • how not having a funnel is leaving money on the table
  • how to use a summit as a part of your funnel both as a host and as a speaker
  • what to do if you don't have an offer to sell
  • what your funnel should look like.

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How to Launch a Membership Through a Virtual Summit with Lee Chaix McDonough

Using a virtual summit to grow your membership site is a powerful strategy. Let’s cover one option for how to launch a membership through a summit!Hosting a virtual summit is a great way to grow your email list and make some extra income, but it becomes even more impactful when you can use it to set you up for additional growth as well.

Launching a membership or growing an existing membership as a part of your summit strategy is an incredibly powerful approach. 

Lee Chaix McDonough is a prime example of this, as she used her...

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Book Out Your Services With A Virtual Summit

Wondering how to get clients for your service-based business? Here’s how to book out your services with a virtual summit and how it differs from products.

Did you know a summit is a great way to book out your services? My custom development services have gotten booked out 6-months in advance after each of my summits and it's possible for you too.

In this episode we'll cover:

  • how promoting services after a summit is different than products
  • the main thing to focus on in your early summit planning
  • my simple strategy for booking out my services...
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