Livestorm Review - why 4.8 stars?

Livestorm Review
ITQlick Score: 81/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.8/5)
Pricing: 4/10 - average cost
Category: Webinar -> Livestorm
Ranking:Ranked 6 out of 11 Webinar systems
Company: Livestorm
Pricing: starts at $99 per month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Livestorm pricing, Livestorm alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jan 01, 2021

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What is Livestorm?

Livestorm is a webinar software designed to help businesses engage their audience with its video communication tool. The software helps plan events, build registration pages, and send invites to the audience. Its web-based system with the tap of the “start” button allows users to kick-start a live event attended by an invited audience via each mobile device or computer.

Some of the key features of Livestorm are audience interaction, webinar registration process, emailing logistic, and analytics & reports. The software is developed by Livestorm®, a computer software company with a workforce of over 60 employees. The privately held company was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

What is Livestorm rating? ()

The rating of Livestorm is 4.8 stars out of 5 and the total score is 81 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are Livestorm's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is Livestorm the best Webinar?

Livestorm is ranked 6 out of 11 software in their category (Webinar systems).

What are Livestorm's pros? (4 Pros)

  • Very easy to use
  • Has all needed functionalist and, thus, does not require any add-ons
  • User interface looks minimalistic and is easy to navigate through
  • Livestorm analytics and data export is really helpful

What are Livestorm's cons? (2 cons)

  • Support team response time is slow
  • Few connection issues with low bandwidth

Who are their main alternatives?

Popular alternatives to Livestorm: GoToWebinar, BigMarker, BrightTALK, Crowdcast, MyOwnConference, ClickMeeting, WebinarJam, ON24, Onstream Webinars. The full list of competitors can be found here.

What is the cost of Livestorm?

Livestorm premium plan is split into two modules, which are Webinar Premium and Meet Premium.

The webinar module costs $109 per host per month, and it includes 100 live attendees, up to 4 hours per webinar, and unlimited webinar registrants. There is an option to upgrade to have more live attendees, of which 250 more attendees cost $109 and 1,000 more cost $229.

On the other hand, the meet module is priced at $39 per month but currently going for free as a covid-19 relief. This module includes up to 12 participants per meeting, unlimited meetings, and meeting recording.

Meanwhile, both meet and webinars modules are also available on Livestorm free plan with limited featured. There is also an enterprise plan with more robust features and flexible price that is available upon request. Note that any subscription plan billed yearly attracts a 10% discount.

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Livestorm

What should you ask Livestorm during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Livestorm and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Livestorm in action.

Is it the right software for you?

Livestorm is suitable for small, medium, and large-sized business enterprises in various industries for webinars and remote meetings; these include the educational sector, financial services industry, and manufacturing industry. Livestorm is used by over 3,000 organizations, some of which are Singularity University, INTERCOM, and PayFit.

Livestorm's list of categories:

BI & Analytics
Data Analysis Tools
Video Conferencing
CM Reporting & Analytics
Social Media
Event Management
Chat

Livestorm's list of features:

Basic Reports
Chat
Data Analysis Tools
BI & Analytics
Social Media

Livestorm Vs. Alternatives

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Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4/10
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.