About ON24

ON24 is a cloud-based collaboration platform that helps organizations connect with their audiences through data-rich content. It is primarily designed to allow users to manage their marketing, training and communication activities.

ON24’s key features include branding, product marketing, customer engagement, demand generation, continuing education, certification, enablement, internal communications and external communications. Its product marketing tool allows marketers to create demo experiences by integrating on-camera talent, video clips and screen sharing. The platform’s continuing education and certification features lets firms deliver multimedia content, including live training webinars and chaptered video series to test, track and assess...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Web browser (OS agnostic)

212 Reviews of ON24

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.35 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

4.5

Functionality

4.0

Ratings Snapshot

5 stars

(105)

105

4 stars

(84)

84

3 stars

(15)

15

2 stars

(4)

4

1 stars

(3)

3

Likelihood to Recommend

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October 2019

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Nick from Meltwater

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Industry: Computer Software

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

4.0

Functionality

4.0

October 2019

The best and only way to do Simulive Webinars

I have been using on24 for over 3 years. First as a powerpoint designer and now I run it end-to-end. I find the software intuitive​ and after a bit of training easy to use.

Pros

We use On24 in our marketing department to attract new leads for our sales team. We use On24's Simulive feature. This allows us to pre-record our speaker and slides. Then the day of the live webinar the attendees watch the edited video then our speakers are pushed into a live conversation to take questions that have came in. On24 is maybe the only webinar platform that can do this. All others are more of a screenshare system. Simulive gives us the most flexiblity to have a seamless webinar​ without any sound or speaker problems.

Cons

On24 audience console allows us to put up different resources, surveys and links, but it is limited in its customizability​. I'd like to see more console customization when it comes to menu format and colors. Also being able to upload your branded font would be great too.

Reasons for Choosing ON24

No good options for Simulive, also cost and cap on how many attendees​ can be signed on at once.

December 2020

Lauren from Life Sciences PA

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Non-Profit Organization Management

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

2.0

Functionality

4.0

December 2020

The Best for What is Out Right Now

This system is one of the better systems out there. It meets all our needs with some limitations. Just be aware that you will need to learn the system yourself and expect little help from the higher ups. They will not give any types of discounts or refunds on the bill but will offer extra "help" packages, which was no help to us as by the end of our event as we knew the system better than some of the help techs. But now that we know the system using the platform for our events is easy and does what we need it to do. They are upgrading the system all the time to make it better which is helpful.

Pros

One of the only platforms out there that has been established since way before the pandemic. When we purchased it was affordable and catered to what we needed in an events platform. One that allowed individual events and served as a conference platform for multiple events. It allowed to have a conference feel without spending a lot on the virtual world looking platforms.

Cons

The onboarding for the system was horrible. There are several areas on this platform and with each section there is a different ON24 person to lead you through the process. We spent half the time explaining our event over and over again to different people for each section. The team would quickly show us the platform and ask if we had questions, however, since it was our first time we did not know the right questions to ask and missed a lot of good information because of it. We ended up learning the platform ourselves through their library of resource help. By the end of our first event, I knew more about the platform and how it worked better than their "expert help" staff team.

Reasons for Choosing ON24

They have been around the longest and have been doing webinars the longest. Most companies I researched back in March had just started because of the need for virtual platforms in the pandemic. But now that other platforms are growing and developing, there might be better options out there that do all the same things as ON24 does, if not better.

September 2019

Liz from Penn State World Campus

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Higher Education

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

1.0

Value for money

1.0

Customer support

1.0

Functionality

2.0

September 2019

trash

Seriously terrible

Pros

simu-live and on-demand options allow us to mitigate the risks involved with live presenting on this platform.

Cons

the "best practices" where presenters need a wired internet connection, clear cookies, restart the computer and have no other apps going--are you kidding me? What year is it? The customer service is poor, not for lack of CSM's trying, but because there is no follow through from the product team, and CSM's often don't have access to the latest information, leaving them set up for failure.

Reasons for Switching to ON24

We were attracted to the lack of need for plug-ins to participate, however we learned that audience and presenter experience is fully dependent on their wireless internet connection, which is again, not specified as an ON24 best practice, even though it does not comport with how the majority of internet users interact with the product. So, hard lesson learned: plug ins good.

March 2021

Sarah from Healthcare Services

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Hospital & Health Care

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

3.0

Functionality

4.0

March 2021

Great Engagement Tools for Live Events

Once I learned the software and all of the features, it is a great tool to host webinars and live events and I prefer it over some other options out there. But getting to a place of comfort was a bit of a bumpy road. But there are several neat features of the tool (reporting, console building, registration pages, etc) that are worth the effort.

Pros

ON24 has a feature to build out a "console" for your webinar or live event that includes several engagement tools. It is also web-based and less clunky than other solutions. Once you understand how to use the system, it is easy and efficient to use. They have a simu-live feature where you can pre-record the webinar and push out as a live event, which is very helpful in the age of virtual events, The reporting is pretty good as well.

Cons

Well, the customer service levels can be confusing and seem disjointed (call center vs chat vs account manager) and sometimes not everyone is on the same page. There is a learning curve on how to become fluent in the software even for presenters. There is a separate presenter "studio" that requires training for your presenters to learn so I would recommend many practice sessions and A/V checks for a smooth event. You can purchase additional support for live events if needed.

Reasons for Switching to ON24

We needed a a versatile tool that could be used for webinars, trainings, live events.

September 2019

Anonymous

Verified Reviewer

Company Size: 201-500 employees

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

September 2019

Handled with Kid Gloves

The stability of the platform and the ease of use with ON24's technical assistance has broadened the appeal of webinars throughout our company. More and more subject matter experts want to discuss webinars for their products, services and specific client training opportunities.

Pros

Responsive technical team Continuous improvement to platform Excellent initial and ongoing training Highly customizable screens to promote our brand

Cons

Infrequent technical difficulties with firewalls and unique audience configurations are sometime difficult to overcome during a live webinar which annoy customers

Reasons for Choosing ON24

White glove service with ON24 handling everything from set-up to implementation, promotions and follow-up Ongoing training and technical help as needed to expand program Good personal interactions from Sales to Customer Service to Technical Team from the beginning

Reasons for Switching to ON24

Company was saving money by eliminating Webex to use a free Microsoft product for small internal meetings. But the MS product didn't meet our needs for client training to audiences of 400-600 people. We started looking for a webinar vendor who could help us excel, and after several demos we landed on ON24.