Announcing Livestorm’s Video Engagement Platform and Livestorm Plugins
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Announcing Livestorm’s Video Engagement Platform and Livestorm Plugins

We’re proud to announce the launch of our Video Engagement Platform, an all-in-one platform to engage and delight your audiences!

Discover a complete video engagement experience

We’re proud to announce the launch of our Video Engagement Platform with unmatched features for audience engagement. As the world has switched to hosting more online meetings, webinars, and virtual events, businesses have been looking for a way to engage their audiences.

Research shows that this trend is here to stay. In fact, a Livestorm survey conducted in April 2021 of 1,128 American workers found that video conferencing will continue to be an important part of the workday. Sixty-eight percent of respondents said they expect their use of video conferencing to remain the same (44 percent) or increase (24 percent) for the next 12 months.

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Livestorm’s video engagement solution fights screen fatigue by optimizing every action surrounding an event: from promotion to the actual event itself and the follow-up afterward. This makes it easier for you to customize your events from start to finish and choose from a host of engagement features to delight your audiences.

You know you can trust Livestorm for complete analytics, a robust emailing system, and a host of engagement features like chat, question, polls, emoji reactions, and virtual backgrounds, to name a few. Joining the list of our video engagement features is the latest addition: Livestorm Plugins.

What is a Livestorm Plugin SDK?

Our new Livestorm Plugin SDK helps you tailor your events to meet your exact needs. Thanks to plugins, developers worldwide can build features within Livestorm without the hassle of learning our codebase. Novice coders and experienced developers alike can build Livestorm plugins in a matter of minutes.

Connect your audiences, engage participants, and build anything you can think of in a flash. The opportunities are endless: build custom backgrounds, linked shopping carts, custom quizzes, or even add chats and social feeds to an event room, similar to a Chrome Extension. In the coming months, we will open a marketplace for these Plugins, some developed by Livestorm and others by customers or third-party developers.

Livestorm Plugins are now accessible to a select group of customers, with full access for all customers planned by Sept 2021 on the Livestorm marketplace. You can find out more about the Plugins SDK here.

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Join Livestorm’s Hackathon for a chance to win

To celebrate the release of our Video Engagement Platform and Livestorm Plugins, we’re hosting a four-week global virtual hackathon in September. It’s the perfect opportunity for developers to prototype new Livestorm Plugins! The teams that build the best Livestorm Plugins will have a chance to win a $ 15,000 prize pool, with first-place prizes of $5,000! For more details on the Livestorm Hackathon, visit our event page.

Engage your audiences with an all-in-one platform

With Livestorm, you can engage your audience and manage all of the workflows around your events from one place. If you are curious to try Livestorm, but you haven’t set up your account yet, you can join one of our live demos or sign up for your free Livestorm Starter account today!

Molly Hocutt

Molly Hocutt

Molly Hocutt has been a Content Manager at Livestom since 2019. She has more than five years of experience in SaaS content writing and B2B marketing.