GoToWebinar vs. Zoom

Looking for a webinar tool that fits your needs? Compare the best webinar tools of 2021.

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Easy to use
Automated webinars
A pre-recorded webinar broadcasted as if it's live.
On demand webinars
A recording of a webinar and make it 24/7 available and let viewers decide when to watch it.
Automatic replay
A pre-recorded webinar broadcasted as if it's live.
No download
Follow a webinar without downloads, with a simple click from any browser.
App requiredApp required
Mobile friendly
Compatible on any device and browser, without download.
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Unlimited webinars
Organize an unlimited numbers of webinars.
GDPR compliant
Fully GDPR compliant with all data stored in Europe.

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What are the biggest differences?

GoToWebinar and Zoom are both very suitable for meetings. Basically, they are both meeting tools and later they expanded their offer to webinars.

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GDPR compliant?

When you are looking for suitable webinar software, you have to make sure that your webinar software is completely GDPR proof. It is important that all your data is processed and stored in the EU in accordance with European legislation. When you work with US companies, such as GoToWebinar, you are in violation of the GDPR.

Read more about GDPR and Privacy Shield here.

Browser-based webinar software

Application vs. Browser Based

GoToWebinar and Zoom both offer a web-based version. Still, most of GoToWebinar and Zoom's functionality runs on the downloadable application. Many webinars that are given with GoToWebinar and Zoom require viewers to download the application.

Make sure your webinar software is web-based. This makes it accessible for viewers and increases attendance by up to 60 percent.

Pros and cons of GoToWebinar

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  • Evaluation form
  • More integration possibilities
  • Support by phone
  • Not GDPR compliant
  • Difficult to use
  • Download necessary

What people are saying about WebinarGeek

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100% GDPR Compliant

Are you sure that all your data is securely stored according to European guidelines? Then choose WebinarGeek. All data you store in WebinarGeek is safely stored on servers located in Europe. WebinarGeek is completely GDPR-proof and ensures that all data is processed according to European legislation.

Do you work with GoToWebinar? Then your data and customer data are not safe, as the Privacy Shield between Europe and the United States has been declared invalid.

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Downloads result in a lower attendance

Unlike desktop software, web-based apps are accessible anytime, anywhere, as long as you have access to a device with an internet connection. By downloading and running an application, participation in a webinar becomes less accessible. Moreover, it is often not possible to download an application in a secure company network.

WebinarGeek is completely web-based, this ensures that your webinars are easy to use and very accessible for the viewer.

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Complete webinar software

GoToWebinar and Zoom are the ideal tools for meetings. They also offer a webinar service. Their streaming quality is good, but their webinar features are lagging behind most webinar software providers.

Want a complete webinar marketing tool? Then WebinarGeek is the right choice for you, the software is packed with features.

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