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5 Tools That Will Help Host Better Webinars

Webinars can open up a whole world of opportunities for your employees and business. You can teach a class, a concept, hire a professional speaker, and so much more; all without ever breaking the all-important social-distancing rules. Hosting a great webinar means having the right tools at your disposal to properly present the information and keep everyone connected.

If you’re currently using webinar or conference calling software to host your webinars, it might be time for an upgrade. Today’s conferencing services make hosting webinars simple, and with webinar-specific software available as well, you’ll be able to host the best webinars in your company’s history. Let’s take a closer look at five of these great tools to get a better idea of what it takes to host better webinars.

1. Vast Conference

Vast Conference’s digital toolset is something you’ll definitely want to have at your disposal. For webinars to conference calls and even video conferencing, Vast provides the ultimate all-in-one communication tool to take your business to the next level. If you’re looking to host a better webinar, Vast is a great place to start.

The browser-based webinar app from Vast is simple, easy to use, and accessible. You can easily share your screen with participants, transfer files, chat with attendees, personalize your own greetings, integrate them with Google calendar, and even record them for future review.

You can start with the company’s unlimited 25 plan, which allows for up to 25 participants per webinar for just $39 per month. If you need more space, try the unlimited 250 plan, which supports up to 250 users for just $199 per month.

2. Webinar Ninja

Advertised as “the best webinar software on the planet”, Webinar Ninja certainly claims its place among the best webinar tools out there today. This all-in-one webinar software can help you create an amazing webinar in just seconds, and invite up to 1,000 participants (depending on the service plan you choose, of course). You can choose to run Live, Automated, Series, or Hybrid webinars, giving you plenty of options to choose from to support both your needs and those of your attendees.

Webinar Ninja starts at just $39 per month for up to 100 live webinar attendees, and has four tiers of service. The top tier of service allows for up to 1,000 attendees, and offers great pricing at just $199/month. This is the “power plan”, which grants you access to all of Webinar Ninja’s amazing features!

3. GoToWebinar

GoToMeeting is one of the world’s most popular online conferencing services, and GoToWebinar is its webinar software. Over two million webinars are hosted each year with GTW, and for good reason. Up to 3,000 people can attend a GTW event, while the webcasting feature can support around 100,000 participants. You’ll get quick and easy event management, data on performance, and so much more.

GTW’s services start at just $49 per month for up to 100 participants, and offer four tiers of service. The top-tier plan can support up to 3,000 participants for $399/month per organizer. If you’re looking for great webinar software, you’ve found it!

4. Microsoft Teams

Teams is Microsoft’s answer to all of the new meeting software available online. You can connect with anyone anywhere in the world, host meetings, webinars, and events, and integrate teams with all of your other Microsoft software like Outlook. Teams supports video and audio conferences for up to 250 people. If you’re looking for an affordable all-in-one option for communication and webinars, this is it.

Plans start at just $0 for the most basic plan, but you can also sign up for a premium plan for between $5 and $20 per user per month.

5. WebEx By Cisco

WebEx is another conferencing service that also offers Webinar support. WebEx events are easy to host, join, and control from the comfort of your interface. The service supports up to 3,000 participants and utilizes webcasting to reach audiences of up to 100,000. You’ll also get event analytics, follow-ups, and much more with a service package from WebEx. Transform your webinars from simple webinars to massive full-scale educational events.

WebEx starts at $0 per month for the most basic package, with three other tiers and an enterprise plan. The highest tier is just $26.95 per month per host, and supports up to 100 hosts. You’ll need to call for enterprise pricing options.

Final Thoughts

Maximize the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of your webinars with these five tools. Each is reasonably priced and geared specifically toward hosting excellent webinars no matter what the scale of the project is. Take control of your webinars once and for all, and build a reputation for hosting informative, accessible, high-quality webinars in your industry.

This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of EconoTimes

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