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Behind the Summit #6: Creating a Meaningful Virtual Summit Schedule

In this behind the scenes episode, you'll hear about the process I used to take my group of 35 speakers and put together a meaningful event schedule.

We’re moving right along with our Behind the Summit Series, and this week I’m taking you behind the scenes of my event schedule planning process.

Like most aspects of an online summit, a lot more goes into this than you might initially think. 

I knew this would be a big project with a lot of moving pieces (35 speakers slots and even more live sessions over 5...

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B2C Virtual Summits: Changing Up the Cookie-Cutter Summit Strategy with Tenae Stewart

We're used to seeing virtual summits done in a specific way. But what if those go-to strategies aren't right for your audience? Here’s how you can change it up.

You'd think that someone with a business called "Summit in a Box" might think there is one cookie-cutter way to host a summit, but that's not at all the case. The "box" is meant to make your first summit as easy as possible and to allow you to expand and customize from there.

Find a part of the process that doesn't feel good?

Think your audience will respond better to something different?

...

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B2C Virtual Summits: Higher Impact + Conversion Rates with a Sub-Niche with Samantha Radford

You've heard about the power of niching down for a virtual summit, but this host took it further and found an unserved sub-niche within a specific audience.

You've heard me say it before, and I'll say it again: A niched-down summit will make all the difference. 

I brought on Dr. Samantha Radford to talk about how she found an underserved sub-niche within an already specific audience. It made all the difference in her summit conversion rates and created an impactful event for her attendees.

She shares so much great info including:

  • how...
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Pivoting from In-Person to Virtual Events with Natasha Wright

Ready to make your in-person event virtual? There can be a learning curve. Learn the difference, how to engage attendees, how to reach your goals, and more!

If you've run in-person events and are ready to go virtual, there can be a bit of a learning curve.

You might have a lot of questions: What's different between the two? How do I keep attendees engaged? Can I still reach my goals?

Today, Natasha Wright is breaking down how to:

  • hit your in-person event goals with a virtual event.
  • understand the key steps in switching from in-person to virtual.
  • ...
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Manage Your Time to Launch a Virtual Summit as a Side Hustler with Kari Roberts

Learn how to host a virtual summit as a side-hustler without the stress. This 3-step process is about to make your summit prep go a whole lot more smoothly.

You know a virtual summit is a great way to grow your email list, boost revenue, and get your name out there, but how do you fit it in along with an already busy side-hustle?

It's all about how you manage your time.

Today, Kari Roberts is here to share how she hosted a summit without stressing herself out as a side-hustler and how you can do it too.

Her 3-step process...

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The 5 Big Steps in Starting to Plan Your Profitable Virtual Summit

Anyone can decide to host a virtual summit, but that doesn’t mean it will work. Let’s cover the 5 steps you need to take to plan your profitable virtual summit.

Anyone can wake up one day and decide to host a summit. They can randomly decide where to start, take off with no real direction, and put an insane amount of hours into an event that totally flops.

And...I kinda don’t want that to be you.

The steps we’re going to talk about in today’s episode are the steps you need to start your work toward an event that is actually going to...

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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.

The...

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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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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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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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