Become a Speaker at the November 2021 Online Fundraising Virtual Summit Event

November 8 - 12

Be a part of an event that will build your brand awareness, connect you with fellow nonprofit professionals and organizations all while providing amazing value to the event attendees and helping them gain more sustainability in their fundraising.

What is The Online Fundraising Virtual Summit?

Whether you're a startup or raising millions of dollars each year, you need a strong foundation. Wether you're a seasoned fundraising professional or just getting started – all organizations can benefit from a monthly giving campaign.

The Online Fundraising Virtual Summit is a collection of the top experts in monthly giving and online fundraising. Each member has specialized expertise in the areas of business that create a rock-solid foundation.

The pillars of the event are:

checkmark Plan: Determine what your monthly donor campaign will look like and what you need to pull it all together.
checkmark Build & Launch: get your program ready to launch and share it with your audience.
checkmark Retain: Keep your donors coming back for more
checkmark Grow: get more visibility for your program

This event is for nonprofit fundraisers who want more sustainability in their fundraising and grow their impact.

Why You'll love being a speaker

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Build Brand Awareness

One of the main benefits of speaking at the event is building brand awareness. By sharing your expertise to the audience, you are positioning yourself as an expert. You are building brand awareness and recognition to a primarily new audience, that is what is so great about all of us coming together in a single event!

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Grow Your Email List

While you won’t receive the list of attendees, there is still an opportunity to grow your email list. Your freebie will be mentioned several times and in several places – next to the video, under your bio, and more! This is your chance to blow the audience away with your brilliance and grow your audience. We'll also be creating worksheets for each presentation. You'll receive the email addresses of each person that downloads your worksheet.

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Make Money

As a speaker, you have the opportunity to sign up to be an affiliate. That means that for every sale you make through your affiliate link you will make some moolah! Speakers receive 40% from all purchases BUT if you provided a digital product for the VIP option, then as a thank you, you will earn 50% from all purchases from your link.

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Network with Speakers

My favorite part of hosting summits is the connections I make. I get the opportunity to meet and talk with each of you and I want you to have that opportunity as well! Most of our speakers engage in our Facebook group and we have enjoyed making new friends with each summit we've held.

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Communication + Deadlines

An event like this has so many moving pieces. That is why communication and meeting deadlines are KEY. So here are all the important dates to consider before applying to be a speaker at this event.

checkmark Speaker Presentation Due: Monday, October 18
checkmark Summit Promotion Period Begins: Monday, October 25
checkmarkSummit Week: Monday, November 8 – Friday, November 12 (subject to change depending on the number of speakers)

This event is for nonprofit fundraisers who want more sustainability in their fundraising and grow their impact.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
About Your Presentation

  • Your Presentation Should Be Value Focused
    The purpose of this event is to provide as much value as possible to the attendees. Please avoid webinar-style presentations. These types of presentations tend to be all FLUFF with no real substance. Think of these more like workshops. The attendees should come out with VALUABLE and ACTIONABLE takeaways. This is your chance to really blow the attendee away and make a memorable impression.
  • You May Share A Free Offer At The End of Your Presentation
    While the presentation should be primarily value, that doesn’t mean you can’t pitch something. At the end of the presentation, you can take a minute or two to share a relevant free offer that you believe would be useful to the audience. We want to avoid the event becoming one big pitch fest, that is why only free offers are allowed to be pitched at the end. I highly recommend you push the freebie you provide during the event and set up a tripwire on the end of it!
  • ​Your Presentation Is Pre-Recorded
    While the event is live, your presentation will not be. Instead, you will record it ahead of time. This gives you time to prepare and record on your schedule, so you can be fully present during the event. Once we have your presentation, we will edit it so that your intro interview is before the material.
  • ​Your Presentation Should Be 15-20 Minutes Long
    Please plan to deliver 15-20 minutes of content. If a presentation is too short, or too long, we might ask you to redo it. So please keep that in mind 🙂
  • Your Presentation Must Be A MP4 File
    There are so many programs and several different ways to record your presentation. But before you submit your presentation, please make sure it is an MP4 file format. This is to ensure I have no issues when it comes to editing. If your presentation is in another format, you can convert it here.

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ANSWERS TO YOUR
Frequently Asked Questions

Is the summit free for attendees?

Yes for limited access. They may view the videos for 48 for free. For lifetime access to the videos and bonuses there is a fee.

Why would someone pay to upgrade to VIP?

We have two options for attendees that want to upgrade. These include access to worksheets, hot seats, speaker bonuses and so much ore

How much does the event cost?

There are two pricing tiers.

Early Bird Pricing - Available before the summit starts
  • Regular Digital Only Ticket: $47
  • VIP Digital Only Ticket: $97
Regular Pricing - Available once the summit starts
  • Regular Digital Only Ticket: $67
  • VIP Digital Only Ticket: $127
Will I receive the emails of everyone who signs up for the summit?

No, just because someone signs up for the summit doesn’t mean they have consented to be emailed by all the speakers. However, you do have an opportunity to grow your list. This is where your freebie comes in. The link to opt-in to your freebie will be listed in several places from the website, to your speaker page, to the workbook, to the Facebook group and more. You'll also receive a list of emails from those that download your worksheet from the presentation.

When is my presentation due?

You must submit your presentation to me by Monday, October 18th. This is SUPER important because I need time to watch, create your presentation notes and edit your presentation. If by some chance you need a little extra time, please let me know as soon as you know there is an issue.

How long should my presentation be?

Your presentation should be between 15-20 minutes. However, make sure it is no less than 15 minutes and no more than 30 minutes. We would much rather have a presentation on the shorter, than have fluff. Attendees will appreciate it as well.

Do I need to be live during my presentation?

Yes please! Each day during the summit, presentations will go live every hour. Please be in the chat box during your presentation. Following the first 30 min of your presentation we recommend joining us in the FB group to engage or go live with some of the commonly asked questions.

How much do I need to promote?

The recommended minimum promotion efforts are sending out 2 emails and posting 3 times on social media. But ideally you’ll promote as much as possible! The success of the event is a collective effort. We are going to do all we can to personally promote on our own channels as well as run Facebook ads, but each speaker needs to do their part as well!

Think about it this way. If only some speakers promote and others don’t, it really isn’t fair for the group. But if everyone promotes then our reach expands exponentially. Remember this is a group effort and when you promote the summit, you are supporting every speaker in the summit. #communityovercompetition

This event is an affiliate promotion, so while your efforts bring traffic to the entire group, they can also make a big difference in your affiliate earnings!

When is the promo period for the summit?

Promotion for the event is Monday, October 25th through Friday, November 19th.

Promotional materials will be available by October 11th so you will have plenty of time to work ahead and get things scheduled if you would like.

Will I earn money from being a speaker?

Possibly!

As a speaker, you have the opportunity to sign up to be an affiliate. That means that for every sale you make through your affiliate link you will make some moolah! Speakers receive 40% from all purchases made through their link. BUT if you provided a digital product for the VIP option, then as a thank you, you will earn 50% from all purchases.

Since you are promoting the event anyways, might as well use your affiliate link and have the potential to earn extra income!

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