Livestorm vs GoToWebinar: features
Livestorm is a download-free platform, making it easily accessible from any device. GoToWebinar is based on the browser but can also be downloaded as an app.
Livestorm's powerful emailing system separates it from GoToWebinar, which does not have extensive capabilities to automate and schedule email invitations. Both GoToWebinar and Livestorm have personalized channels where brands can host all on-demand and upcoming webinars.
Livestorm audiences are highly engaged with features like emoji reactions, question upvotes, and live answer notifications for Q&As. These features give greater insight into overall engagement levels. GoToWebinar has an engagement dashboard where you can follow attendee's engagements in real-time.
Livestorm boasts automated data enrichment, replay analytics, and a private chat for webinar organizers – a feature making it easier to collaborate. All of these features are lacking from GoToWebinar. Both platforms have rich analytics, attendee reports, and source tracking.
Livestorm vs GoToWebinar: integrations
Some of Livestorm's most powerful native integrations include CRM platforms like Pipedrive and HubSpot and Chat Apps like Intercom. GoToWebinar offers native integrations with Salesforce and Marketo, among others.
Livestorm's API is extensively documented and allows developers to streamline workflows and customize their processes. GoToWebinar also has a public API via LogMeIn, their parent company.
Livestorm's Plugin SDK is an easy way for developers of any experience level to create plugins to add to webinars. Plugins like virtual backgrounds, emoji reactions or filters can be built and added to the app in a few clicks. GoToWebinar also has a public SDK to the same effect.
Livestorm integrations and plugins are all found in an App Marketplace where you can browse through categories like Sales and Marketing Automation. All of GoToWebinar's integrations are presented in their MarketPlace. If you hover over each integration, you'll get an overview of what the integration does.
Livestorm vs GoToWebinar: pricing
Livestorm has a free Starter plan that never expires and lets users test all of the same features and functionalities found in the paid plans. GoToWebinar does not have a free plan that lets you test the platform before subscribing.
Livestorm's Premium plan includes recorded events, source tracking, up to 1,000 live attendees, custom branding and integrations for $99, and additional fees for attendee add-ons. GoToWebinar's Starter plan is $89 a month for features like polls, Q&As, and email automation.
GoToWebinar's popular Pro Plan at $199 a month adds recordings, custom branding, and source tracking. The Plus plan for $429 per month supports up to 1,000 participants per event. All of these features are included in Livestorm's Premium plan.
Livestorm has an attractive Enterprise plan that includes SAML SSO, up to 3,000 live attendees access, priority support, attendee limit boost, and more. GoToWebinar does not have an Enterprise package, their closest plan is the Plus plan.