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A webinar is a live video conference that uses the internet to connect speakers with audiences all over the world. Webinars are especially perfect for professionals who want to provide informative lectures or even promote their products and services.

Much like an in-person seminar, hosts will often enable comments from users and conduct “Q&A” sessions at the end of their presentation, allowing them to easily interact with their viewers, even if the crowd is spread across the globe.

The Best Webinar Software

If you’re thinking about hosting a webinar to take your business to a whole new level, you’ll want to ensure that you’re using the best webinar software.

Check out our list below for 17 great software tools that will make your webinar professional and keep it running smoothly.

Free

1. YouTube Live

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YouTube Live can be a great option for small businesses on a budget looking to increase their online engagement. Using Advanced Settings, hosts can record their stream, as well as embed a recorded stream on their websites. All that’s needed is a YouTube channel to enjoy this service.

Price: Free
Best for: Small businesses with YouTube channels

2. Facebook Live

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Facebook Live automatically notifies your followers when you’re about to start a video, so they can be ready when the action starts.

In addition, Facebook can automatically record your video and publish it to your profile page.

Price: Free
Best for: Small businesses who want to conduct webinars on a budget

Paid

3. ClickMeeting

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ClickMeeting offers a compelling webinar experience. Hosts can reach thousands of people, anywhere in the world. This software even allows hosts to create customized invitations for their events, and features a waiting room where guests can study the agenda as they wait for the webinar to begin.

The pricing ClickMeeting offers is really quite flexible for any business size and is a great program for handling large groups of participants.

Price: $22.50–$165 monthly
Best for: Any business size

4. Demio

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Demio offers a vast array of methods for gathering attendees, from registration pages to follow-up emails, automatic attendance reminders, and customized branding.

Even with the lowest-priced plan, hosts can enjoy features such as unlimited webinars and registrants, detailed analytics, and product support.

Price: $34–$163 monthly
Best for: Branding control

5. EverWebinar

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With EverWebinar, hosts have the luxury of recording their webinar for viewing at any time. With this feature, interested attendees can sign up to view your recording whenever and wherever they want.

EverWebinar operates round-the-clock as an automated marketing tool for self-serve webinars. You can try it out yourself with a free one-month trial.

Price: $497 annually
Best for: Branding control

6. GetResponse

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GetResponse claims to be the first email service to provide a complete webinar marketing solution designed to increase conversions and engagement rates for businesses.

GetResponse also has a simple one-click sharing option for major social media platforms and is compatible with both Android and iOS, making your webinars more accessible.

Price: $15–$1,199 monthly
Best for: Any business

7. Hangouts Meet

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Google Hangouts Meet is a pocket-friendly option perfect for smaller companies. One great feature of Hangouts Meet is its seamless integration with Skype for Business, or meeting systems based on SIP and H.323 standards.

You can also include a phone number and PIN for each meeting with no other configuration required, as long as you have the G Suite’s Enterprise edition.

Price: $4.20–$25 monthly
Best for: Small to medium-sized businesses that want to conduct webinars on a budget

8. GoToWebinar

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With GoToWebinar, hosts can reach up to 2,000 participants with the enterprise level package. There are also different options for setting up one-time live events, series, or on-demand experiences.

GoToWebinar helps generate reports with information on attendees, source tracking, and events. It can also integrate this data using multiple CRMs and marketing tools.

Price: $99–$279 monthly
Best for: Branding control

9. Join.Me

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Like GoToWebinar, Join.Me was created by LogMeIn with small businesses in mind. If you require basic tools for meetings, you can set up Join.Me for as little as $10/month, and you’ll be ready to conduct a webinar with up to five people using your personalized URL.

Price: $10–$30 monthly
Best for: Small to medium-sized businesses that want to conduct webinars on a budget

10. Livestorm

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Livestorm offers a free version that allows up to 10 viewers and 20 minutes for your webinars. However, if you want to reach more people, there are paid options available that offer unlimited webinars and unlimited moderators.

Corporate webinars with Livestorm can be conducted with several languages and through different company profiles. Although it might not be the best choice for companies who want to work on their branding or use more customizable options, most of what an average business would need is readily available on this software.

Price: $0–$99 monthly
Best for: Businesses that want an automated webinar software

11. ON24

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ON24 is ideal for its broadcasting feature’s ease of use. Hosts can broadcast, repurpose, and translate their content across multiple regions. Users love that ON24 rarely experiences failures or dropped calls.

According to one review, ON24 boosts capacity when you have an event booked on their network to ensure that you don’t compete with everyone else using it.

Price: unpublished (price varies depending on customer needs)
Best for: Branding control and customization

12. Webex

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Webex can help teams increase productivity by allowing members to collaborate and communicate faster.

A product of Cisco, Webex includes features such as split-screen, VoIP, multi-device connection, whiteboarding, password-protected meetings, remote desktop, and the ability to schedule meetings through Outlook.

Price: $13–$27 monthly
Best for: Small to medium-sized businesses that want to conduct webinars on a budget

13. WebinarJam

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WebinarJam is a great option for smaller businesses looking to conduct webinars. It is a live webinar product from the same company that created EverWebinar and gives you an opportunity to plan and host live webinar events using customized pages for brand consistency, virtual whiteboards, live chats, and advanced analytics and tracking.

It’s also compatible with just about every system and events can be viewed on every browser, making it all the more convenient for start-up companies.

Price: $189 per trimester or $479 annually
Best for: Small to medium-sized business that want to conduct webinars on a budget

14. Webinars OnAir

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With Webinars OnAir, hosts can easily create polls and surveys to collect important data from attendees. Anyone can create a webinar in just three simple steps, and you can even host paid webinars in which attendees can make payments via PayPal in order to receive invitations.

Some softwares can be daunting, but there’s no need for advanced technical skills to start and host a webinar with this Webinars OnAir—they make the process easy and enjoyable.

Price: $19.97–$99 monthly
Best for: Small businesses that want to conduct webinars on a budget

15. WebinarPress

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This WordPress plugin allows users to organize live, paid, and members-only webinars within their own WordPress sites. Hosts also have the option to upload a video recording and schedule it to play at any time.

With WebinarPress, you can even use the automatic scheduler to run your webinar several days a week. In addition, hosts can also send automatic follow-up messages to boost attendance.

Price: $197–$497 annually (also offers free basic plan)
Best for: Businesses who use WordPress

16. Zoho Meeting

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One of the best things about Zoho Meeting is its affordable plans. Starting at $15 per host, Zoho Webinars include feedback tools like polling and Q&As, as well as analytics for tracking participants.

Even with its low prices, Zoho is still known for having excellent customer support.

Price: $15–$31 monthly
Best for: Small businesses who want to conduct webinars on a budget

17. Zoom

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With Zoom, hosts can interact with up to 100 attendees or talk to 10,000 viewers. Zoom also allows users to record their webinars and view a presenter while also using the screenshare function.

In addition, plans include polling and chat features that make for easy interactions.

Price: $14.99–$40 monthly (also offers free basic plan)
Best for: Small businesses who want to conduct webinars on a budget

 

Know any great webinar tools we forgot to mention? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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Joana Regulacion

Joana Regulacion is a proud wife, mother, and furparent. Joana enjoys researching about different topics to write blogs for TCK and sees it as a way to learn and discover new things. She still occasionally conducts lectures for aspiring teachers who are reviewing for the Licensure Examination for Teachers, but enjoys working from home to be closer with her family