There are a lot of decisions to be made when it comes to your virtual summit speakers. How many should I have? Who should I pitch? What should I give them for participating?
Recently, in the Summit Host Hangout Facebook group, I was asked, "Do I have to pay my virtual summit speakers affiliate commissions?"
Today, we're going to break down the answer to that question and cover whether or not...
When it comes time to pitch virtual summit speakers, it's easy to get in your head about how much you are (or aren't) paying them or how big (or small) your audience is. The thing is, those aren't the reasons someone will agree to participate in your summit.
We spend a lot of time talking about what to do in different areas of your summit, but a recent summit I was a part of, along with my friend Desola Davis, sparked the need to look at things from a different angle.
We know that, as a host, you never want to treat your speakers poorly. But it can be tough to know what actions will encourage your speakers to participate and share about the...
Trying to decide whether or not you need to pay your virtual summit speakers?
There are two opposing answers to this questions and I'm breaking down both sides in today's episode.
We'll cover what the two sides of this argument look like, my thoughts on when you do and don't have to pay, and what to do if you can't afford to pay speakers.
Have you been asked to share your speaker list, before it's final, to illustrate that you'll have a diverse and inclusive virtual summit? Is it even okay to do that?
Today, we'll break that down and cover:
Did you know there is a magic formula to craft an insanely effective virtual summit pitch? There is and Michelle Lewis is going to map it all out for us.
In addition to the magic formula to help you land more summit speaking gigs, Michelle also shares how to get around the time-sensitive nature of a virtual summit pitch and her best tip for pitching big-name speakers to be on *your*...
In the all-access pass for my most recent virtual summit, I offered over $3000 in speaker bonuses. This is how I've always done it and it has a huge part to play in why the summit strategies I teach have a 3-5 times higher conversion rates than industry standard summits.
The best part is that this strategy benefits not only you, but also your speakers and attendees.
Read on to learn how to get...
There is a major problem with how some summits hosts have gone about requiring speakers to promote their event. But when you see someone doing something a certain way, I know it's second nature to do it similarly yourself.
So today we're going to break down what these issues are and how to fix them so you can create an incredible speaker experience for your next virtual summit.
Worried that your speakers won't share about your virtual summit? I get it. We rely on our speakers to get our summits out into the world and hit the goals we've been dreaming of. And sometimes, reality can fall a bit short of our expectations.
Let's dive into 8 ways to encourage your speakers to share about your virtual summit, as well as how these tips worked for me in my most recent...
Many virtual summit hosts struggle to get speakers to deliver their content on time. But it doesn't have to be complicated!
In fact, I have a system for collecting speaker content that makes it pretty darn easy. In this post, we'll cover:
Learn how much time to set aside for planning and launching your profitable, stress-free online summit and use my calculator to set the due dates for you.