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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So You Think You Should Host a Summit On Your Own?

You know you need Summit In A Box, but you want to try it on your own first. Here's why I want you to reconsider, and not for the reasons you might think!

I’ve thought about doing an episode on this topic many times, but I've always shied away from it because I want to come across as helpful and as someone who delivers a ton of value. I know I have incredible programs, but I never want to go over the top to sell them, and I want you to trust me to have your best interest in mind. 

So I’m guessing you can already see why an...

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How I Use This Podcast for My Virtual Summits

This week I'm sharing some background on this podcast, 6 ways I use this podcast for my virtual summits, and how you can grow your podcast through your summit.

 I recently realized that I often recommend that people look at their past podcast guests as a starting point for finding summit speakers, and it got me thinking about just how much this podcast has a part to play in my summits!

Today I’m going to give you a little background on this podcast and break down the 6 main ways that I use it for my virtual summits. And as a little bonus,...

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What If I Don't Have Anything to Launch After My Virtual Summit?

Tune in to uncover valuable insights and strategies to maximize the impact of your virtual summit, even without an immediate launch offer.

Whether you're just starting your business and hustling to build an audience, you're established with a service-based business but don't sell digital products, or maybe you don't even have a business yet... if the idea of hosting a summit has caught your attention for one reason or another, you may be wondering if it's worth it. 

We talk a lot about hosting a virtual summit as a way...

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Can I Host a Virtual Summit as a New Business Owner?

Can you host a successful virtual summit as a new or aspiring business owner? Tune in to uncover the potential of virtual summits and gain actionable insights!

For the last 60 episodes of this podcast, we've been focusing primarily on summits for established business owners who have proven digital offers like courses, memberships, or other scalable programs. In that time we've been getting more and more questions from new business owners wondering if summits are something they can do. 

The truth is that as a new business owner, summits...

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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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Is a Virtual Summit Right For Your Business? Consider These 3 Things

Is a Virtual Summit Right For Your Business? Look at these 3 things in your business to know if you can take full advantage of this powerful strategy!

We’ve covered many of the ways that hosting a summit can benefit your business over the years, but the truth is that some business owners are in a position to benefit more than others.

Most online businesses can host a summit and see direct benefits for their business, but there are 3 key things I’ve found that can set you up for an incredibly successful event that takes full...

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How Virtual Summits Evolved in 2022 and What It Means For Your Next Event

No strategy works exactly the same way forever, and the same applies to virtual summits. Today I share the biggest ways I've seen virtual summits evolve in 2022.

If there’s one thing I can say for certain about 2022, it’s that this year was full of transitions. So many things changed in terms of what’s working and not working in online business this year, and I know we’re not the only ones who have been experimenting and evolving as the industry changes.

As much as I’d love to say that summits are immune to the shifts...

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What's the Difference Between a Free Summit and Paid Conference?

What's the difference between a free summit and paid conference? I'll break down the differences piece by piece and talk about where each strategy fits in!

As a virtual summit strategist who teaches FREE summits, I get asked often about the difference between running free vs paid virtual events. 

Until recently, I didn’t have a great answer to these questions. I was able to share guesses, but I wasn’t comfortable giving too many opinions on paid conferences since I didn’t have my own experience with them. 

Now, after...

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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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