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WorkCast's online event platform was created in 2008 as a solution to a common problem: how do we transition large-scale physical events to online events seamlessly, without compromising on customer experience or interaction?
Since then, WorkCast has run over 8,000 events for more than 1 million attendees across 20 countries. We have worked with some of the world's biggest and fastest growing companies - such as Sony, NHS, Standard Life, AutoDesk, Bombora and more - to deliver Enterprise-level virtual conferences, college open days, product demonstrations and more for up to 50,000 attendees.
Our cloud-based SaaS webcast software is secure, scalable and requires no plugins, downloads or barriers, so you can easily live stream your event anywhere, anytime, on any device.
Ideal for streaming town halls, product launches, company updates and conferences, create a seamless brand experience with WorkCast webcasts. Our expert team will be there with you every step of the way, so you can bring your events to life online.
A webcast is a live video stream of an event or conference. Webcasts are polished, high-quality videos that bring your event to life on the internet.
One of the biggest benefits of a webcast is that it allows you to extend the reach of your event to thousands of people from around the world, rather than being confined to your physical event space.
Wondering how webcasting works? Essentially, it’s broadcasting over the web. Webcasts can be streamed live or on-demand and require your audience to tune in, watch your webcast video stream, and engage by submitting questions and participating in polls.
If you’re wondering what the difference is between a webinar and webcast, you’re not alone. Although both webinars and webcasts are referred to as online events and help presenters connect with audiences, there are some key differences.
A webinar is a web-based seminar (web + seminar = webinar), which often takes the form of a presentation and utilizes PowerPoint slides, webcam, screenshare, video and audio. The defining feature of webinars is their interactivity and audience engagement, as they are all about two-way communication and allow for audience contribution via polls, Q&A and more.
Whereas, a webcast is a live video stream of an event or conference and is designed to reach large audiences of thousands. Think of webcast more like a television show than a seminar - as it has a TV/studio-like quality and allow you to bring a psychical event to life.
So, there you have it. When it comes to webinars vs. webcasts, webinars are online seminars that allow for a two-way flow of communication and webcasts are live video streams that provide one-way flow of information.
If you’re wondering how to do webcasting, you can rest assured that you can create a webcast video stream in 10 simple steps:
Webcasts are no longer reserved exclusively for global sports events and large-scale conferences, which is due to webcasting equipment becoming more readily available and inexpensive. As the use of webcasts grows, the more people want to know how to do a live webcast.
When it comes to live webcasting, whether you’re streaming a small event or conference, the 9 steps for running your webcast are the same:
So, you want to know how much the WorkCast webinar platform will cost? Whatever your business goals, or budget, we have a price and package to suit your needs.
Firstly, we have the Present+ self-service webinar package, which costs £95 (approx $116 USD) per month and allows you to run up to live and on-demand webinars using our platform for up to 500 attendees. Features for this plan include having access to 3 events experiences per month, embedding events on your website, webcam & screenshare, polls, event reporting and HubSpot workflows.
The second tier of our webinar packages is the Producer package, which costs £395 (approx. $480 USD) per month and enables you to run live and on-demand webinars and virtual events for up to 5,000 people. You’ll benefit from the ability to host on-demand recordings and upload video content with this plan, as well as having access to 5 event experiences, 1 custom experience, embedding, polls, webcam & screenshare and more.
The third tier of WorkCast’s webinar plans is the Enterprise plan, which is considered the “full white glove experience”, as it is fully managed and supported by our Events and Customer Success teams. It encompasses bespoke requirements, allows you run live and on-demand webinars, virtual events, live video streams and webcasts for up to 50,000 people. Features for this webinar package include multiple event experiences, custom experiences, advanced reporting and polling, integrations and much more.
However, the cost of this plan depends on your business requirements, so for a quote you will need to contact WorkCast to speak to one of our experts.
If you’re still in the deciding whether WorkCast is the right webinar platform for you and your business, then you’ll be happy to know that you can try WorkCast for free with our 14-day trial.
With our free webinar trial of WorkCast Stratus, the most powerful webinar platform on the planet, you’ll be able to run live webinars with no plugins, no downloads and no barriers for attendees, create custom, branded webinars and create bespoke landing pages and event emails.
With our webinar trial you can supercharge your lead generation, increase audience engagement and grow your business - all completely free of charge.
Want a free demo of WorkCast's platform before you purchase? No problem. You can request a free demo of WorkCast Stratus to receive a free customized webinar demo for your project with one of our webinar experts.
You’ll also receive case studies that are relevant to you and your sector and insight into webinar success, best practices, prices and packages.
WorkCast has multiple online event packages to suit your business needs. The short answer is yes, you can pay per use. If you wish to purchase a one-off managed webinar you can speak to one of our webinar experts to discuss your online event requirements, so that we can give you a quote.
In the meantime, you can get a free demo of WorkCast Stratus to determine whether our platform is suitable for your business needs.
WorkCast was built for video so you can easily embed it in your presentation and broadcast to any device.
Our seamless branding capabilities mean there is no break in the brand experience for your audience.
Polls, surveys, questionnaires, chats, Q&As, and more means your webinars are interactive and your audience is engaged.
WorkCast’s innovative cloud-based technology means your webinars can be accessed on any device.
HubSpot, Salesforce, Marketo, Eloqua and more. No matter what platform you use, WorkCast can provide seamless integration.
Real time analytics and comprehensive reporting data mean you can identify the hottest prospects for your sales team.
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