July 17, 2018 » 11am – 2pm ET » #beyondthepodcastsummit

A 1-day virtual summit to help you go beyond the podcast to reach your audience and build stronger relationships with listeners.

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It’s about focus


Podcasting is so much more than just the number of downloads you receive each week. It's about connecting with your audience and building lasting, meaningful relationships with your listeners.

Whether you’re a professional podcaster or a hobbyist, Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit will give you the tools and education you need to grow your podcast and connect with your audience in new and meaningful ways.

It’s about creativity

It’s totally free

What you'll learn

*Excitedly puts away wallet* There’s no cost to attend or get access to the recordings.

We’re getting laser-focused and diving deep on how to market your podcast more effectively, reach more listeners and build stronger relationships with your audience. You won’t find technical walk-throughs of running a podcast, or ways to get started.

It’s about community

We want you to think beyond the podcast, and how to take your podcast one step further. The talks are all geared to help you think outside of the podcast to connect with your listeners in new and meaningful ways.

Thousands of podcasters are coming together to teach one another and share their best practices. Plus, when you register to attend, you'll get access to a private Facebook community to interact with other podcasters just like you.


Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit will feature some of the best podcasters in the world who have figured out the secret to building meaningful connections with their audience beyond the podcast to drive results for their businesses.

John Lee Dumas »


John Lee Dumas is the host of Entrepreneur ON FIRE, an award-winning podcast where he interviews the worlds most successful entrepreneurs and tackles topics and questions that every entrepreneur encounters along their journey. With over 2000 interviews, 1.3 million monthly listens, and an annual revenue in the millions, JLD is just getting started on his entrepreneurial journey.

Tom Tate »

Amy Porterfield »

Erik is the Chief Marketing Officer at AWeber where he drives AWeber's overall marketing operations, vision and strategy, and oversees core growth disciplines, including business development, social media, PR, brand and content marketing. Erik has more than 20 years of experience in the marketing and advertising space that includes starting and selling a boutique agency, growing award-winning marketing teams, and launching performance-based campaigns.

Amy is an online marketing expert and educator and the host of the top-ranked podcast, Online Marketing Made Easy. Through her bestselling marketing courses, thriving social media community and popular podcast, Amy inspires a grounded, tangible and self-affirming sense of “Wow! I really can do this” for over 250,000 online entrepreneurs. She proves that by moving away from “step-by-step” and into “action-by-action”, even the newest online entrepreneurs can bypass overwhelm and self-doubt, and instead generate exciting momentum as they move closer to building a life and business they love.

Mark Asquith »


Mark Asquith is the founder of Excellence Expected; founder of design, brand & web agency HACKSAW™ and the hosted WordPress service, Podcast Websites. As well as being a keynote speaker, Mark also helps business owners navigate their lives and optimize their results using his unique mix of experience and straight talking.

Tom Tate is the Product Marketing Manager at AWeber. With a decade of professional experience in marketing and technology, he educates and engages small businesses owners and entrepreneurs on the incredible value and opportunity that email marketing and automation provides. Tom is also the creator, producer and host of the Ask Me About Email Marketing podcast, a program that delivers actionable email tactics to marketers of all skill-levels. He lives just outside of Philadelphia with his wife and three kids, where he moonlights as a retro video game historian, college instructor, podcaster and writer.

Erik Harbison »

Jessica Kupferman »


Jessica Kupferman is an internet and marketing pioneer who is unafraid of new platforms and opportunities. Over the years, Jessica has consulted for hundreds of companies, and they’ve all hired her for one reason: she knows what works in content marketing. Jessica is the co-host and co-founder of the She Podcasts brand which supports over 8000 women podcasters. She has been podcasting since 2013 and has been teaching aspects of podcasting since 2014. Her podcast advertising agency, j/k media agency, was acquired in the fall of 2017 by True Native Media, a partnership that allows both companies more resources and dedication to helping independent podcasters make money and helping advertisers get better advertising return.

Chris Vasquez »

Chris is the director of product at AWeber, where he works with a team of product managers and UX/UI designers to create tools and experiences that enable entrepreneurs, bloggers, podcasters and businesses to connect with their audiences in remarkable ways. He's most passionate about identifying and helping to unlock super powers in product people, from becoming data-whisperers to prototyping mad scientists. He's almost equally passionate about building things that enable people to do incredible things and feel amazing doing them.

11 am

Erik Harbison

Jessica Kupferman

11:30 am

Chris Vasquez

12 pm

John Lee Dumas


1:30 pm

Mark Asquith

12:30 pm

Amy Porterfield

1 pm

July 17, 2018  » 11am – 2pm ET

Register Today

Start growing your podcast and connecting with your audience in more personal and meaningful ways. Register for Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit today.

By registering for the summit, you'll get access to all of the content from the event, including the recordings, plus valuable resources to help you grow your podcast and connect with your listeners. Plus, when you sign up, you’ll gain access to an engaging Facebook community of other podcasters who are trying to grow and succeed as you are.

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Podfest is the world's premier conference for all things podcasting and new media​, where you’ll learn how to successfully start, grow or monetize a podcast or a Youtube channel. The annual event features prominent speakers who facilitate actual learning - people who have walked their talk, done so successfully, and who are worthy of teaching you how to do it too. To learn more, visit

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