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B2C Virtual Summits: A Values-Driven Summit for a Budget-Conscious Audience with Bryson Tarbet

My guest this week worked through questions around how his audience would receive a virtual summit and hosted a values-driven event that made a lasting impact.

No matter what audience your business serves, you've probably run into questions around whether or not a summit is a good idea or would work for your specific niche.

Will they like what I created? Will they be mad that I'm trying to make money while I help them? Will they buy my all-access pass?

For more budget-conscious audiences, these questions can be enough to make you wonder whether a...

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Why No One Signed Up for Your Virtual Summit

I’m feeling a little spicy this week…but lovingly spicy, of course…because we’re going to talk about why no one signed up for your virtual summit.

If you’re someone that this has happened to, as long as you’re not sitting here blaming summits as the reason it didn’t work, the spice is not directed at you. It is fully directed at people who...

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Summits vs Bundles: Why I'd host a virtual summit over a bundle every time

I've tried a ton of different marketing methods over the years, and while summits are hands down my favorite strategy for quickly growing an audience of high-quality leads, nurturing them, and launching all in one, there are a lot of other options out there!

One of my favorite ways to grow my audience over the years has been participating in bundles put together by other...

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Make Your Summit-Hosting Experience Easier with Content Batching with Amanda Warfield

Content batching can give you space to prepare for a summit without ghosting your audience. Learn how to get started and use it to feature your speakers!

Here at Summit in a Box, we're all about doing things in the most streamlined and efficient way possible. Hosting a summit is a big project to take on alongside everything else you have going on in your business, which is why we provide all the templates, trainings, and tutorials you need to make it easy.

But even with all those resources, how you manage your time and fit...

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Behind the Summit #13: Summit Week

After months of planning, it's finally here! Join Kate and I as we take you behind the scenes and what happened when my team had to run everything without me.

After months of planning, it's finally here! Join my Operations Lead and Executive Asisstant, Kate, and I as we take you behind the scenes of what our live summit week looked like.

We'll cover what went on each day, what each of us was focused on, and what happened when my team had to run everything without me.

It's Summit Week!

There are a lot of tasks that go into running a summit and...

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Behind the Summit #11: Track, Tweak, Repeat

Speaker promotion is in full swing and I found that making a few small changes (and looking at the correct numbers in Google Analytics) makes a big difference!

We've entered week two of summit registration, and speaker promotion has officially kicked off! If you've been following along with the Behind the Summit series, you know that my numbers were not where I wanted them to be when I opened registration last week. 

This week, I'm continuing to focus on the data. Now that speaker promo has started and there are more eyes on the...

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You’re invited to a private training + our new Accelerator!

We've got a brand new program that'll give you access to the entire Summit in a Box® System, along with high-touch support on a level we’ve never offered before.

I have an exciting announcement!

We’ve had our Summit in a Box® program for two years now and have helped about 500 summit hosts plan and launch incredible virtual summits. Even though I still believe Summit in a Box is one of the very best courses out there, I’ve been really craving a way to be able to offer coaching, critiques, feedback, and support that we just can’t...

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Behind the Summit #1: Initial Planning for the 6th Round of a Virtual Summit

In this first episode of a new series, I'm going to take you along with me as I plan and host my next virtual summit! Dive in goals, project planning, and more!

Welcome to the first part of our new behind-the-scenes series where you can come along with me as I plan for the 6th round of my original virtual summit. Instead of throwing a bunch of strategies at you each week, like I normally do, I'll walk you through everything that I've been doing in my summit planning process and make it actionable in the process.

To set the stage,...

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B2C Virtual Summits: A Life-Changing 6-Figure Card Making Summit with Brandi Mahon

Ever doubt the success of a B2C summit? I chatted with Brandi Mahon about her Card Maker Success Summit -it shattered her goals and changed her entire industry!

When you go into a summit, it's easy to focus on the surface-level benefits like money and list growth. But what if your impact could be a whole lot wider?

What would it look like to not only change the income you expect to make each month but your entire industry?

If you've ever doubted that B2C summits can work and make an impact, this one's for you.

This week we're talking...

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Did Your Virtual Summit Flop? Turn It Into a Win Instead

Was your virtual summit a total flop? Maybe you didn't hit your registration goal or made less revenue than you expected. Here’s how to turn it into a win.

Was your virtual summit a total "flop"? Maybe you didn't hit your registration goal, you made less revenue than you expected, or you're frustrated that your speakers didn't promote.

I know it's not fun to think about. You put in way too much work for it to be a total flop.

But what if you could turn it into a win instead?

I promise it's possible. There are two ways you can look at a "failed"...

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