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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Luxurious and Burnout-Free Launches with Chelsea Wallace

This week, our guest Chelsea walks us through what a luxurious launch looks like, the mistakes we make, and how to create your own version of a dreamy launch.

Have you ever noticed that it seems totally normal in the online business space for launches to leave you tired and on the brink of burnout?

I'll be honest, it's not rare for me to end up sick in the middle of my launches... and I know there's a reason for that!

But I also know that launches don't have to be like this. The truth is, launches can be luxurious and totally free from...

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How to Grow Your Membership with a Trial + Convert Trials to Paying Members with Mike Morrison

Hear about the power of memberships, 2 keys to make it work, what you need to know about free trials, and 6 strategies to converting trials to paying members.

Lately, we've been working closely with clients lately to launch memberships through their virtual summits. We've seen 50, 200, 300, and even 500 members added through one event by following this incredibly powerful strategy, and I'm excited to share a guest on the podcast with you this week who can go deeper into the membership side of this strategy than I can. 

One strategy I talk with...

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See the Value in Your Selling Experience (when selling through your summit feels gross) with Kaitlyn Kessler

Let's dive into what creates a negative selling mindset, your discomfort with selling, and how to realize the value you provide by selling to your audience.

When you think about selling through your summit, do you instantly start to feel uncomfortable? 

Do you worry that you’re not “allowed” to make an offer throughout or at the end of your summit?

Heck, maybe you’re like me and you’ve literally had people tell you when and where you can sell, and that feedback has you feeling a little uneasy.

If any of...

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A Look at the Summit to Course Launch Planning Timeline

This week, we'll discuss the summit-to-launch timeline: where there's flexibility, where you shouldn't speed things up, and what to do if you do it anyway!

"How long does it take to plan a virtual summit?"

This is a question I hear all the time and as much as people tend to dislike my answer, I stand by it.

Whether you're hosting a summit as a stand-alone event or adding an offer launch on the backend, it's a time investment that is so worth it.

We’ve been chatting about how to choose which of your offers to launch through your summit...

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How to Choose Which Offer to Launch Through Your Summit

If you've got multiple offers that perform well in your business and want to know which one to launch through a virtual summit, this episode is for you!

Last week we talked about the three types of offers that work best when launching through a virtual summit, but if you've got multiple offers that perform well in your business - how do you know which one to launch with your event? 

In this episode, we'll cover the biggest misconception people have when it comes to choosing which of their offers to launch through a summit,...

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The Best Types of Offers to Launch Through a Virtual Summit

In this episode, we'll break down the 3 best types of offers to launch through a summit, plus what to do if you don't have one of them in your offer suite.

Which offer should I launch through my virtual summit?

We have this question come up a lot in conversation. Basically, the question is coming from a place of wanting to know if the type of offer you have works. And that’s totally natural to wonder about!

Launching through a summit is a powerful strategy for bringing in a flood of new members into your offer. I've seen successful...

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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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Why You Didn't Make Any Course Sales After Your Last Summit

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It can be a total letdown to get to the end of your summit and then not make any sales in the launch that follows your event. Especially if the primary reason for hosting a summit in the first place was to sell your course or signature offer! 

Launching through summits is the most powerful launch method I've ever experienced, but I know that's not always the case for...

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How to Get the Most Out of the Launch with a Summit Accelerator

Get a full understanding of what to expect from the Launch with a Summit Accelerator, how to get the most out of it, and where it fits in your yearly plans.

I'm excited to share a new type of episode with you today where I'm doing something different and sharing how to get the most out of our Launch with a Summit Accelerator program. This episode is for you whether you're a client in the Accelerator or not, but I wanted to share this behind-the-scenes look at how to get the most out of this program with you for two reasons:

  • If you're not...
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The Truth About Launching a Membership Through a Virtual Summit

Hear the truth about launching a membership through a virtual summit, keys to the strategy, and why I think every membership site owner should give it a try!

We are currently in a series where I'm sharing a behind-the-scenes look at the client summit we hosted back in January.  If you're just tuning in and want a little more context behind this event, you might want to jump back to episodes 223 where I gave an overview of what the event looked like, and 224 where I covered the 7 Changes We've Made to Our Summit Strategy This Year...

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