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Review and comparison of the 8 most famous webinar platforms in Russia.


21 / December / 20 Homer Barton Visitors: 21 Rating:

There are more than 100 webinar and online conference services in the world. So that you do not waste time on a test drive for everyone, we have selected 10 popular ones in Russia and compared them with each other.

The review is useful for those who want to hold meetings, train employees, and advertise the company's products through webinars. It will help you choose a tool for your tasks in a balanced way and not spend money in vain.

What criteria were used to compare them

Price — how much it will cost to rent a webinar site for a month.

Number of speakers — how many presenters are able to simultaneously work on the broadcast.

Number of participants — how many people the webinar can accommodate.

Content demonstration — whether you can show the audience a presentation, a computer screen, or a video.

Tests and surveys — whether it is possible to vote on the webinar or run a test.

Webinar recording — in what format the service records the broadcast and whether it is possible to download the recording.

Statistics-whether the service shows how many people came to the webinar, what they wrote in the chat, and how long they listened to the speaker.

Mailing lists — whether you can use the service to remind participants about the webinar by email.

Technical support — how quickly the company responds to technical questions.

Branding — whether it is possible to customize the design of the webinar room: add a logo, change colors and font.

1. MyOwnConference-a platform for online conferences. MyOwnConference is suitable for training webinars, online meetings, and conferences. Broadcasts for 20 people or less are free of charge. Spend every day.

The free version has two limitations:

the service records only the first 20 minutes of the performance

500 megabytes are allocated for file storage

You will have to regularly delete old webinars and presentations to make room for new ones.

The paid version has no restrictions. Webinars work stably with a load of up to two thousand people.MyOwnConference has rates for the year, month, and day. You will not have to pay extra if you plan to hold only one webinar.

MyOwnConference Features

Demonstration of the content. Show a presentation or a computer screen, draw on an interactive whiteboard, and share videos from YouTube.

Tests and surveys. The built-in test editor will help you collect tasks with one or more answer options. You can limit the time to solve each question, and assign points for correct answers. The test results cannot be shown to the webinar participants.

Recording of the webinar. The service will record your speech and save the video in one of five formats to choose from: 460p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, UHD.

Statistics. Analyze the quality of the webinar through the analytics section. MyOwnConference will show how many people joined the broadcast, what questions were asked, and how long they listened to the speaker. The service saves all participants ' data: full name, email, phone number.

Mailing lists. The platform will remind participants about the upcoming webinar, and then send an email with the entry. There are no templates for the text — you write it yourself.

Technical support works six days a week from nine in the morning to nine in the evening. Sunday is a day off.  They respond via live chat, phone, and email. They will join the webinar for free and make sure that everything works smoothly.

Branding. You can add a company logo or a banner with the name of the lecture to the webinar room.

You don't need a mobile app. The service works from the browser on any device.

Integration. There is integration with "Yandex. Metrics", "Google Analytics", and social networks. The webinar can be installed on the site to increase the number of viewers.

MyOwnConference is translated into 16 languages, including Russian, English and French. For the service to work stably, the Internet speed must be at least one megabit per second. Technical Requirements MyOwnConference →

2. iSpring Learn-a program for webinars and online training of employees. Helps to launch online training in the company. You can conduct webinars, create e-courses, and test employees remotely.

Webinars in iSpring Learn are held through the Zoom service. Learn more about organizing webinars in iSpring Learn→

iSpring Learn works over the Internet. Made in Russia.

Features of iSpring Learn

Demonstration of the content. Show a presentation or a computer screen, turn on a video, and draw on a virtual whiteboard.

Tests and surveys. There are 14 types of questions at your disposal to accurately test your knowledge. Among them are the choice of one or more answer options, an essay question, and the Likert scale. Assign points for correct answers and penalties for mistakes. And so that employees do not write off, limit the time for solving tasks.  You can add music, videos, and images to each question.

The webinar recording is saved to your computer in HD format.

Mailing lists. iSpring Learn will automatically send out invitations to the webinar, remind you of the start of the broadcast, and inform you about changes in the schedule,if necessary.

Technical support is available around the clock five days a week. They respond via live chat, phone, and email. They will provide training on how to work with the program, help you conduct a webinar.

Branding. You can upload the company logo to the training portal and change the page URL.

The mobile app runs on iOS and Android. Employees can take courses and tests even without internet access. For example, on a plane or train. But to participate in the webinar, you will need the Internet.

Integration. iSpring Learn has an open API. This allows you to link the program to the company's website, HR and CRM systems.

Statistics. The built-in analytics service will show the progress of an employee in an individual branch or the company as a whole. You will see how often employees open courses, how many webinars they attended, and what mistakes they made in the tests. The report can be downloaded in two formats: xlsx and csv.

iSpring Learn is more than a webinar platform. With it, you can launch a full cycle of online training in the company: create courses, conduct online broadcasts, quickly evaluate knowledge through interactive tests and surveys, award employees with badges and points to increase motivation for training.

3. Clickmeeting-a service for training, meetings, and marketing. It works in two modes: webinars and online conferences. There is a link to the PayPal payment system to earn money on live broadcasts.

There are two types of subscription: for a month and a year. Minimum fare: $ 30 (1,920₽). Clickmeeting Features

Demonstration of the content. You can show a presentation and a computer screen, draw on a virtual whiteboard, and include videos and music. Sometimes the audio delay from the video takes 10 seconds.

Tests and surveys. 3 types of tasks: question-essay, choice of one or more answer options. You can set the time to solve the test and assign points for correct answers. The test results are visible to the participants of the webinar.

Recording of the webinar in MP4 720p format. Right Clickmeeting, you can cut out unnecessary fragments, send the video to the webinar participants, upload a "Dropbox" or YouTube.

Mailing lists. 5 templates for writing. You can add a photo of the speakers, key information and links to social networks to each one.

Technical support responds via live chat and email. Phone calls are excluded. They work on weekdays from nine in the morning to seven in the evening. There is a special service: for $ 100 (6,400₽). the engineer will connect to the webinar and make sure that everything works smoothly.

Branding. The webinar room has 14 design options. You can add the company logo here, as well as change the URL. For example, ispring.clickmeeting.com. The design of emails is also customizable: change the color and font of the message, upload photos of speakers and buttons on social networks. Clickmeeting Branding: Key Features →

Integration. To receive money for webinars, link the PayPal payment system to the service. The link with Google Analytics will give you more data on webinars. Clickmeeting can also be integrated into the Moodle distance learning system and CRM systems: Infusionsoft, Pipedrive, Salesforce. There is integration with YouTube and Facebook to allow live broadcasts on social networks.

The mobile app runs on iOS and Android.

Statistics. You will see how many people came to the webinar and how long they listened to the speaker. The service saves questions from the chat and contact details of participants.After the broadcast, Clickmeeting automatically collects feedback. You will find out who liked the performance and what should be improved in it.

A special feature of Clickmeeting is auto-webinars. They will help out when there is no time to hold a live broadcast.

You build a webinar from old recordings, tests, and surveys like a constructor. The service starts everything in order at the appointed time.

Participants come to a live webinar, and in fact watch a movie, solving tests on a schedule. At this time, you go about your business or answer questions in the chat.

The service works stably at an Internet speed of two megabits per second. Technical Requirements Clickmeeting →

4. Pruffme-for selling webinars and courses. A platform for creating training courses, tests, surveys, and online broadcasts. The free version is valid for two weeks — you can hold webinars for 10 people. Pruffme Features

Demonstration of the content. Showing a presentation in PDF format and a computer screen, drawing board, video streaming from YouTube.

Tests and surveys. 5 types of tasks. Among them are an essay, a choice of one or more answers. From the settings: limit the time and number of attempts to solve the test, shuffle questions, points for correct answers.

Recording of the webinar in MP4 format. Videos are stored for 30 days in your personal account. After that, they are automatically deleted.

Mailing lists. You can't send emails via Pruffme.

Technical support works on weekdays from nine in the morning to nine in the evening. They respond by phone, chat, and email. They will help you even during the webinar.

Branding. You can change the color of the webinar room, upload the company logo, and rename the URL.

Integration with "Yandex. Metrics", "Google Analytics", and social networks. On the site, you can also place a registration form for the webinar or the entire webinar room, so that more viewers can join the broadcast.

Mobile app. With. Statistics. The service shows user data on 10 items: first and last name, position, company name, phone number, email, country of residence, whether you came to the webinar or not,how long you listened to the speaker, what you wrote in the chat. All the information can be downloaded in an excel spreadsheet. 5. Webinar.ru -webinar service with round-the-clock technical support. Rent Webinar.ru it is possible for a month, six months or a year. There are three rates: training, marketing, and meeting. In terms of technical capabilities, they do not differ. The price is not affected by the work scenario, but by the number of participants in the webinar. The more of them, the higher the cost.

The minimum rate for 30 participants is 5,995 rubles per month. Branding settings, video editing, and integration with other services are what distinguish the paid plan from the free version

Features Webinar.ru

Content demonstration: presentations in PDF format, text documents, video and computer desktop display, virtual whiteboard.

Tests and surveys. 3 types of tasks: choosing one correct answer, choosing several answers, and an essay question. It is possible to add illustrations to the task.

Recording of the webinar in MP4 1080p format. In the built-in video editor, you can cut out unnecessary episodes, add smooth transitions between scenes, and hide the conversation in the chat so as not to distract the audience from the speaker.

Mailing lists. The service will remind you about the webinar and send you an email with your notes. The main thing is to set the notification time. The text of the standard invitation cannot be changed. But you can write a letter from scratch and customize the design: change the layout of the text, add a logo, photos and buttons on the social network. The service also has SMS notifications.

Technical support is available around the clock. Responds by phone, chat, and email. If necessary, the engineers will connect to the webinar and make sure that everything goes smoothly. Each corporate client is assigned a personal manager who solves technical issues.

Branding. Change the design of the promo page, webinar room, and emails in the mailing list. Mailing lists. There are two options: build a letter from scratch in HTML or work with a ready-made template. In the ready-made template, you can rewrite the text, put the author's signature, change the color of the buttons and the email address from which the newsletter will leave. Webinar room. You can change the URL, add a logo and a picture to the splash screen — it will appear when you pause the webinar. Promo page. You can add a logo, as well as put a picture or GIF on the background. Branding opportunities Webinar.ru →

Integration. There is a link with "Google Analytics", "Yandex. Metrics" and CRM systems-all leads with webinars will go directly to the sales Department. You can also embed a webinar catalog on the site to get more applications.

The mobile app runs on iOS and Android.

Statistics. The service will show how many people registered and eventually came to the webinar, from which cities they came and how long they listened to the speaker. The full name and contact details of each participant are also saved. All the information can be downloaded in the form of an excel spreadsheet and a PDF book.

6. Etutorium — everything you need for an easy start. The price of Etutorium is influenced by two factors: the number of participants and the rental period. The longer the rental period, the higher the discount.

The longer the rental period, the higher the discount. If you book a webinar room for a year, you will get 30% off the standard price

Etutorium Features

Demonstration of the content. Show presentations in PDF format, a computer screen, video, or draw graphs on a virtual whiteboard.

You can create tests and surveys with two types of tasks: single or multiple choice. There are no additional settings.

Recording of the webinar in MP4 format. In the settings, you can choose what the service records: only the presentation, only the presenter's face, or the entire screen.

The video is saved from 2 to 24 hours-it depends on the duration of the webinar.

Mailing lists. Etutorium will automatically remind you about the webinar, and then send you an email with useful materials. The main thing is to specify the date and time of the mailing list.

The subject of the email cannot be changed.

Technical support responds via live chat, email, and phone. Engineers will help you set up your equipment, upload your presentation, and connect your audience. They will respond to the requests of the host and participants of the webinar.

Standard branding: you can add a banner and a company logo to a mailing list, a promo page, and a webinar room.

Integration. There is a connection systems, distance learning, Moodle, Collaborator, TalantUS, as well as systems analysts "Yandex Metric and Google Analytics."

You can also embed promo pages created on the "Tilde"in Etutorium.

The mobile app runs on iOS and Android.

Statistics. The service automatically collects statistics on the webinar: the number of registered users and participants of the webinar, the sources of registration, the average duration of participation in the broadcast, the number of messages in the chat. You can upload the data to your computer in a PDF or excel document.

7. Bison 365-a budget service for launching online schoolsit is suitable for launching an online school. Here you can create courses, conduct webinars, test clients, and accept tuition fees through an online sales register: "Yandex. Money", PayPal, "Robokassa" or a single wallet. All the money goes directly to your account.

Bison 365 does not have its own broadcast service. All webinars are conducted through YouTube or the Hangouts app — you will have to create an account here.

The video arrives to the viewers with a delay.  The speaker said that the participants of the webinar will hear only in 15-30 seconds.The service does not have a standard subscription — you pay in fact for each user on the webinar. The cost of one user is 2 rubles.

The minimum subscription fee is 400 rubles per month. If you have held only one webinar during this time, the money remains in the account. Features of Bison 365

Demonstration of the content. You can include a PowerPoint or PDF presentation, videos, and music, as well as show the computer screen. If you opened the presentation via Bison 365, it will not be saved in the video recording. To keep the slides in the final video, open the presentation on your computer and start the "Desktop Demo" mode.

You create tests and surveys in a separate editor. There are 4 types of tasks: choosing one or more answers, entering the correct word, and an essay question.The finished test is available at the link. Works on tablet and phone. The only limitation is that you can't run testing during the webinar.

The service automatically checks the responses and shows the results. You will see how many people passed the test and in which questions they made mistakes.

Recording of the webinar starts automatically. The service records one thing: presentation slides or the speaker's face — you choose this in the settings. The finished video is saved on your YouTube channel.

Mailing lists. The service will automatically send a reminder of the lecture and an email with the webinar recording.

Technical support is available seven days a week. Answers questions via email and Skype.

Branding. You can add a logo to the webinar room.

Integration. Bison 365 can be linked to the amoCRM CRM system, online sales registers, and mailing services: SparkPost, MailGun, and SendPulse.

Mobile app. No.

Statistics. Bizon 365 collects detailed data on participants: from which mailing list they came to the webinar, how much they listened to the speaker, and even which browser they used. The number of participants and their contacts are also saved.

8. Gotomeeting-a service for business video conferences. Features of Bison 365

Demonstration of the content. You can include a PowerPoint or PDF presentation, videos, and music, as well as show the computer screen. If you opened the presentation via Bison 365, it will not be saved in the video recording. To keep the slides in the final video, open the presentation on your computer and start the "Desktop Demo" mode.

You create tests and surveys in a separate editor. There are 4 types of tasks: choosing one or more answers, entering the correct word, and an essay question.The finished test is available at the link. Works on tablet and phone. The only limitation is that you can't run testing during the webinar.

The service automatically checks the responses and shows the results. You will see how many people passed the test and in which questions they made mistakes.

Recording of the webinar starts automatically. The service records one thing: presentation slides or the speaker's face — you choose this in the settings. The finished video is saved on your YouTube channel.

Mailing lists. The service will automatically send a reminder of the lecture and an email with the webinar recording.

Technical support is available seven days a week. Answers questions via email and Skype.

Branding. You can add a logo to the webinar room.

Integration. Bison 365 can be linked to the amoCRM CRM system, online sales registers, and mailing services: SparkPost, MailGun, and SendPulse.

Mobile app. No.

Statistics. Bizon 365 collects detailed data on participants: from which mailing list they came to the webinar, how much they listened to the speaker, and even which browser they used. The number of participants and their contacts are also saved.

8. Gotomeeting-a service for business video conferences. Gotomeeting Features

Demonstration of the content. Show a computer screen, video, or presentation, or draw on a virtual whiteboard.

Tests and surveys. There are 4 types of tasks: choosing one or more correct answers, a short answer in free form, a choice on a scale from 1 to 5. You can run surveys during the webinar and after to collect feedback.  You can't set time for solving tasks, assign points for correct answers and penalties for mistakes.

The webinar recording is saved to your computer in HD format.

Mailing lists. The service will remind participants about the webinar and send an email with all the materials after the broadcast. In the email template, you can rewrite part of the text.

Technical support is available around the clock. Responds by phone and email.

Branding. You can add the company logo to the registration page, emails, and webinar room.

Integration with Google Calendar and Outlook, as well as Slack, Salesforce, Acuity, Zapier, Hubspot, and Zendesk.

The mobile app runs on iOS and Android.

Statistics. The service will automatically collect a report on the completed webinar in excel, CSV or PNG format. You can choose what information to show in the report: how many people signed up for the webinar, the number of participants, their contact details and the time they listened to the speaker.

9. YouTube Live — free service for conducting webinars and online broadcasts

Works over the Internet from any device. To start the webinar, just create an account.

You can conduct open and closed webinars:

Open webinars are visible in the general YouTube feed. Any user can connect to it.

Closed webinars are only available to those to whom you have sent an invitation.

The main drawback of the service is the delay in data transmission. The audience will hear the words of the presenter only after 30-60 seconds. Therefore, you will not be able to quickly answer questions in the chat.

YouTube Features

Demonstration of the content. Show the presentation and the computer screen. There is no virtual drawing board.

Tests and surveys. No.

The webinar recording is saved in HD format to your YouTube account.

Mailing lists. No.

Technical support answers questions by mail and is not very prompt. Some questions are answered by engineers in a week.

Branding. No.

Integration with Google Mail and Google Plus. The webinar can be posted on the company's website.

You don't need a mobile app. YouTube Live works from any device.

Statistics. The service does not collect the contacts of participants, but shows how many people came to the webinar.

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