CHALFONT, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AWeber, a leading small business email marketing and automation platform, today announced it will be hosting its second annual Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit on September 18, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. EDT.
A free, one-day virtual event, Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit will feature six of the world’s most recognizable podcasting experts, who will share insights and best practices on marketing and monetizing podcasts, including:
- Dave Jackson, Podcast Coach and Host of School of Podcasting
- Mark Asquith, CEO & Co-Founder of Rebel Base Media and Host of Podcast Accelerator
- Traci DeForge, Founder & CEO of Produce Your Podcast and Host of Journey to There
- Harry Duran, Founder of FullCast and Host of Podcast Junkies
- Andréa Jones, CEO of Savvy Social School and Host of Savvy Social Podcast
- Cathy Heller, Author & Host of Don’t Keep Your Day Job Podcast
During the Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit, speakers will share proven advice for podcasters on how to increase subscribers and engagement for their shows. Summit attendees will walk away with tips on how to secure strategic sponsorships, launch promotional email campaigns, drive more listeners from social media, build a fan-filled community around their podcasts, and more.
“Whether you’re a professional podcaster, entrepreneur, hobbyist or digital marketer, the Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit provides a platform for the podcasting community to come together to share insights and celebrate successes,” said Rob Patterson, Chief Marketing & Growth Officer at AWeber. “We want to help podcasters and business owners think beyond their podcasts’ downloads and ratings to reach more listeners and build meaningful relationships with their audiences.”
AWeber provides unmatched support for podcasters through its mobile app, Curate, which allows podcasters to embed playable audio directly in email messages. AWeber team members also possess a wealth of knowledge about podcasting, as hosts of its own podcast, “Ask Me About Email Marketing,” and frequent attendees at podcasting events like Podcast Movement, Podfest Multimedia Expo, MAPCon, and She Podcasts Live.
“We’re positioned uniquely in the podcasting industry,” Willits said. “As an email marketing technology provider built to support small business owners and entrepreneurs like podcasters, we have the know-how and ability to help them grow. We’ve made it our mission to empower podcasters to pursue deeper relationships with their listeners by providing a platform for education and community.”
Registration for the event is free. Attendees will receive access to the private Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit Facebook group of podcasters, which has more than 65,000 members, recordings of the talks following the event and access to special offers from the Summit’s sponsors. Attendees will also be entered into a contest for a chance to win a complete podcasting kit, which includes an ATR-2100 USB microphone, On-Stage shock mount, Rode boom arm, and Nady pop filter, valued at more than $200.
The Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit is presented by AWeber, along with supporting sponsors: Captivate.fm from Rebel Base Media, Castbox.fm, Podnews, Podfest Multimedia Expo, True Native Media, and Interview Connections.
To learn more and register for the 2019 Beyond the Podcast Virtual Summit, visit www.aweber.com/beyondthepodcast.htm.
AWeber is a market-leader of small business email marketing solutions. Founded in 1998, AWeber has over 20 years of proven success helping more than 1,000,000 business owners and entrepreneurs around the world reliably connect with their prospects and customers through powerfully-simple email marketing solutions. Along with its award-winning 24/7 US-based customer support, AWeber delivers entrepreneurs and small businesses the ability to quickly load and manage contacts, send amazing emails, and analyze results without having to be a tech whiz. AWeber works with more than 700 partner software solutions, allowing customers to seamlessly integrate with the apps and services they rely on to operate and grow. A privately-held company, AWeber is headquartered in Chalfont, PA. For more information, visit aweber.com, subscribe to the AWeber blog, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn.