Livestorm product overview
Livestorm is an end-to-end video engagement platform that enables organizations to create online meetings and webinars at scale. It lets event hosts capture the audience’s attention and invite participation with video engagement.
Livestorm is a browser-based platform that doesn’t require download or setup. Users can manage every aspect of an event and collaborate with team members through on-demand, live, or pre-recorded online events. Livestorm’s modern platform lets users host professional events from desktop or mobile devices.
The platform provides features to create registration pages, send emails, chat with the audience, launch polls, answer questions, and track engagement—all in one place. Livestorm also supports all of the workflows around video engagement including invitations, email follow-ups, and dashboard analytics.
Livestorm focuses on user engagement, marketing insights, and automation.
Pros of Livestorm
- The platform facilitates better collaboration and sharing between team members.
- It offers flexible controls to manage online events of any size.
Cons of Livestorm
- Because Livestorm doesn’t have a feature for bulk data export, exports for each webinar should be done individually.
- According to some users, the video quality for recorded webinars needs improvement.
Breakdown of core features
The platform allows users to hold unlimited HD webinars (depending on the bandwidth). Event hosts can share their screens with attendees during webinars. Livestorm events are browser-based, meaning no download is needed. Users can share a pre-recorded screencast or any video during the event. Organizations can create a webinar series and add as many sessions as necessary.
Events in Livestorm are automatically recorded and sent to all registrants after the event ends, giving the audience access to unlimited replays. The platform also provides unlimited replay storage, so users can share event replays without worrying about storage capacity. Livestorm also has replay analytics accessible from the dashboard.
Livestorm lets users import contacts and send them email invitations to events. It has automatic email reminders and follow-ups to increase participation rates. The platform provides real-time information on email deliveries including invites, reminders, and follow-ups. Users can send automated personalized email campaigns using various email variables.
Analytics and reports
After the event, users can track and analyze data with Livestorm’s analytics tool built into the dashboard. Organizations can capture the source of registrations and get the UTMs and referrers for any event registrants. Livestorm has registrant profiles providing hosts with detailed information about participants. The platform’s participation report lets users know exactly how many registrants attended the event and track this over time for all contacts.
(Last updated on 07/12/2021 by Liz Laurente-Ticong)