Webinar software comparison

Why Livestorm is the best BigMarker alternative

Explore a detailed comparison of Livestorm and BigMarker to see which is the best webinar software. Compare platforms by features, integrations, and price.

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General information

Customer Rating

Average rating on review websites Capterra and G2 Crowd.

9.2

9.5

Browser based

Webinar platforms that work directly in the browser, there's no need to download any software.

Device versatility

Host events from a desktop, tablet or mobile.

On-demand webinars

Create or access pre-recorded on-demand webinars, available any time.

Automated webinars

Automate entire webinars or key actions like CTAs, start and stop times or page redirects.

Promotion Features

Customizable registration pages

Add a banner, logo, social channels or speaker information to the event registration page without any coding skills.

Customizable emails

Customize emails with ease by adding an event banner, social sharing buttons, or a signature.

Customized email sequence

Customize your own email sequence and schedule them to be sent automatically.

Embed forms

Embed a registration form on your own website to capture more registrants.

Company page

Publish events to a public company page that gathers all upcoming and past events.

Built-in social sharing

Share event registration pages on your company's social channels directly from your webinar platform.

Custom registration forms

Customize the fields of your registration form to capture insights on your audience.

Registration filter

Apply a filter to accept event registrations only from work email addresses.

Activation Features

Chat

Send chat messages through a tab built right into your webinar room.

Emoji reactions

Enable emoji reactions during live events to allow attendees to react in real-time.

Q&A

Audiences can ask questions in a dedicated space.

Question upvotes

Audiences can vote on questions that they most want to see answered. Organizers can sort them by date or most upvotes.

Live answer notification

Display a notification that shows the question you are answering live during the webinar.

Polls

Create drafts of polls in advance and publish them during your event. Or, create them live during your event to further activate your audience.

Call-to-action button

Direct your attendees to a promotional offer via a CTA displayed in the event room.

Virtual backgrounds

Change your background to personalize your webinar or look more professional.

Digital whiteboards

Collaborate with digital whiteboards within the platform or through a native integration.

Organization Features

Private chat

Chat privately with event organizers and moderators during the event.

Registrants moderation

Control which registrants can and cannot access the event.

One-click integrations

Integrate the software with any app to capture other valuable insights.

Maximum number of attendees

The maximum number of attendees supported.

3000

50000

Unique contact list

Find all your event contacts in one place and get a 360 view of their activity within different events.

SAML SSO

Secure your team's access to the platform with SAML SSO.

Dial-in to webinars

Attendees can opt to dial-in to the webinar from a phone number.

Reporting Features

Analytics reports

Track and analyze all of your data with our powerful analytics tool built into the dashboard.

Webinar recordings

Record webinars automatically and send them to attendees at the end of each session.

Livestorm, the best BigMarker alternative

Livestorm vs BigMarker: features

Livestorm is browser-based and versatile software, needing only a web browser to run engaging events, webinars, or meetings. BigMarker is also software that doesn't need to be downloaded and is compatible with most computers, tablets, or mobile phones.

When it comes to promoting events, you can build landing pages directly in Livestorm, customize your email campaigns and embed your forms on any website. BigMarker lets users customize registration page forms and even add videos to them to make them more engaging.

To activate audiences with both Livestorm and BigMarker, you can interact with your audience through polls, chat tabs and even send CTAs during key moments of your event. Only with Livestorm can you show a notification when you answer a question live, a helpful feature when question volume is high.

It's easy to see key results with Livestorm's built-in analytics that show you audience engagements. BigMarker also tracks activity, providing insights on poll results and event views.

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Livestorm vs BigMarker: integrations

Livestorm provides powerful integrations for any sales, marketing, or customer support team. Some Livestorm native integrations include HubSpot, Google Analytics, and Webhooks. BigMarker offers native integrations with tools like Salesforce, Stripe, and Calendly.

Livestorm also has an API that has been extensively documented to help developers create native integrations. BigMarker offers a REST API that lets you make changes to your company page, such as listing conferences, creating conferences, registering users, and more.

In addition, Livestorm has a Plugin SDK. BigMarker does not offer an SDK, meaning developers can't customize experiences. The Livestorm Plugin SDK makes it easy to add features to Livestorm.

Livestorm's App Marketplace is a library of native integrations, one-click integrations, and Livestorm Plugins. BigMarker hosts their integrations on their integration marketplace, where they have organized by categories like CRM integrations and Email & Marketing integrations.

App Marketplace

Livestorm vs BigMarker: pricing

Between BigMarker and Livestorm, only Livestorm offers a free version of their plan. With Livestorm Free, you can host as many events as you wish, with as many moderators as you need. It is a great way to try out the various features and capabilities of the world’s first video engagement platform.

Livestorm Pro is billed at $99 per month for unlimited webinars, registrants, and moderators. It is possible to add hosts and attendees for additional fees. BigMarker’s starter plan is $99 a month and offers webinars with 100 attendees and one host license. The plan is billed per company page.

BigMarker’s Premier plan at $399 a month allows for 1000 attendees and three host licenses. Unfortunately, integrations like HubSpot and Salesforce are not included.

Livestorm's enterprise plan includes dedicated account managers and robust security. BigMarker has an enterprise plan with pricing available upon request.

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Livestorm, the best webinar software

Run great webinars right in your browser

Livestorm makes it easy to run great webinars straight from the browser of any mobile or desktop. This makes if possible for your audience to join, no matter where they are in the world, without having to download or install anything.

Removing these extra steps helps attendance rates soar for no-download webinars. This is why Livestorm has a 53% higher attendance rate than the industry average.

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Manage everything with our end-to-end platform

Every part of your webinar can be managed within Livestorm. You can organize, promote, analyze and host great webinars with only one end-to-end platform. Collaborate with your team using the intuitive dashboard.

Promote your webinar to your audience with customizable registration pages and automated emails. Most webinar platforms need integrations to be able to send emails or create registration pages, but with Livestorm you can do that right in your account.

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Experience an intuitive webinar platform

Designed with ease-of-use in mind, Livestorm is a modern webinar solution. Enjoy a frictionless experience with intuitive controls that make it easy to plan, host, or promote your webinar sessions.

Attendees also benefit from a great user experience. Says Elise on the software review platform G2: "Livestorm is easy to use, the support is very responsive and the analytic system is very helpful."

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"The elegance of Livestorm's UI and its simplicity for creating beautiful landing pages made a big positive impact on the way we communicate with customers at scale."

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"People come to us to learn how to do webinars, and we have successfully trained people on the platform. Compared to all the platforms, Livestorm was so easy to use."

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"Livestorm allowed us to acquire new customers and offer an alternative to our 1:1 demos. In the past, we hosted a demo using Facebook Live and it created less engagement than Livestorm."

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"Livestorm made it easy to automate our customer trainings. The ability to set up prerecorded content while still offering live Q&A helps our team provide personalized attention at scale."