The Summit Host Hangout Podcast

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Top Takeaways from our December 2022 Virtual Summit

I'm excited to share my biggest takeaways from our event in December 2022. Hear about hosting a December summit, launching a high-ticket program, and more!

Now that I’ve had some time to reflect on our most recent run of Sell with a Summit: Course Creator Edition, I’m excited to share my top takeaways on the podcast this week!

After a 2+ year hiatus on hosting summits for this business, our December 2022 summit was long overdue. Even though we ran this same event back in 2020, and we’ve run several summits for a different...

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A Virtual Summit is a Full Funnel - From Lead Generation to Launch!

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A virtual summit is a full funnel - from lead gen to launch! Tune in to learn what a funnel is, the strategies we use, and how it's a full funnel all by itself.

Have you heard that virtual summits are an entire funnel, from lead generation to launch? Most marketing strategies out there play a role in generating leads, building awareness, nurturing an existing audience, or making sales. But while each strategy serves a purpose on its own, it requires multiple different...

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Post-Summit Q&A

Let's wrap up our post-summit topics with a rapid-fire Q&A. We'll cover emails to send, what to have on the website, when to host another summit, and more.

You hosted a great summit, but now you're left with a few questions about what to do next.

This week, I've got answers to some of the most common post-summit questions.

We’ll cover things like:

  • how many emails to send once your summit is over
  • what to have on the website
  • how long to wait before hosting another summit
  • and more!

Post-Summit Questions

How many emails do you...

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From One-and-Done to Evergreen Virtual Summits with Jenn Zellers

With an evergreen summit, your one-and-done event can continue running as long as you want. And it's easy! Here’s everything you need to know to make it happen.

What if the 3+ months of work you put into a virtual summit didn't have to stop bringing in results once the initial event was over?

With an evergreen summit, your one-and-done event can continue to run as long as you want it to. And it's easy!

Not only can you continue to bring in leads and sales, but you can also continue to grow and nurture relationships

To talk us through it,...

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What to Do with Attendees After Hosting a Virtual Summit

Wondering what to do with attendees after hosting a summit? Here’s what not to do, what to do if you have an offer to sell, and how to leverage your community.

You ran an incredible virtual summit and have all kinds of new fans, friends, and followers on your email list. But now what?

What you don't want to do is get to the end of your summit and realize that you don't have a plan for the new audience you've built. 

To help, today we'll go over:

  • what not to do with your new audience
  • what to do if you do and don't have an offer to...
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9 Ways to Repurpose Virtual Summit Content

Instead of letting your summit become a thing of the past consider how you can reuse the content! Let's break down 9 ways to repurpose your virtual summit content.

When you host a virtual summit not only are you doing a lot of work, but you're creating an extremely high-value resource that doesn't need to end once the live run of the summit does.

Instead of letting your summit become a thing of the past, repurpose the content!

There are all kinds of ways you can do it. Some nice and easy, some more complex.

Today we'll break down:

  • 9 ways to repurpose...
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How Virtual Summits are Actually Full Funnels in Disguise with Dama Jue

Many summit hosts only think as far as the list growth and all-access pass revenue summits bring. But virtual summits are actually full funnels in disguise.

Want to get hundreds or thousands of leads for your offer without spending a ton on ads or waiting years for organic traffic? A summit is an incredible option.

It's common to decide to host a virtual summit and only think as far as the immediate list growth and all-access pass revenue. But what a lot of hosts miss is the opportunity to treat their summit as a full funnel.

To help, Dama Jue is...

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Launching a Course with a Virtual Summit

Let’s cover the 3 biggest mistakes I see when using a virtual summit to launch your course and how to avoid them to have a successful, feel-good launch.

Summits are an incredible way to funnel your ideal audience into an offer you have, but there's definitely a wrong way to do it.

The first time I launched my course after my summit I brought in $63,000 from 1500 attendees. Imagine what we could do with bigger summits, bigger numbers. We can dream big with this. However, since I’ve been paying more attention to post-summit course...

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What to do with your summit website after the summit is over

Here’s a simple strategy that benefits your business and gives people who land on your virtual summit website a great experience once the event is over.

Your summit is over, but what does that mean for your summit website?

You certainly don't want to just leave things as they are, so let's cover a simple strategy that benefits your business and gives people who land on your website a great experience once the event is over.

Mistakes with your summit website after the summit

Do not take the website down. I think it’s a big mistake....

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A Simple Plan To Avoid An Avalanche of Unsubscribes Post-Summit with Kate Doster

Wondering how to stand out in a sea of speakers once your virtual summit is over? Here’s how to do it and how it will help you avoid unsubscribes post-summit.

Wondering how to stand out in a sea of speakers once your virtual summit is over? Kate Doster has the answers for you today.

She's going to cover the biggest mistakes summit hosts and speakers make with sending post-summit emails, how to treat your new subscribers like humans to boost sales, and the exact types of emails you should be sending.

We'll let Kate take it from here!

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