Web conferencing is a popular service that allows conferencing events to be shared with remote locations, including screen sharing, video conferencing, webinars, live streaming and more. The following web conferencing platforms have been tested by Women in Ecommerce™ members for reliability, usability and more.

Hot Conference is the most innovative and reliable conferencing software … Customer networking in live chat rooms. (30 day trial)

AnyMeeting ~ provides free, world class web conferencing that competes with the best paid services available.

FreeConferenceCall.com – If You Want To Host Professional, Free Audio And Video Conference Calls, freeconferencecall.com is a great choice. Features screen sharing, video,free call recording and multiple sharing options.

GoToMeeting Reliable, easy, effective web conferencing and online meetings. Work with anyone, anywhere.

Join.me –  Free option allows you to hold an unlimited number of meetings with up to 10 participants per meeting (one organizer plus 9 viewers) using up to five video streams. Chat with participants, transfer files, join the audio part of any meeting by internet (VoIP), and allow participants to control your computer.

Instant Presenter is a cost-effective, complete web conference and conferencing solution, with custom branded web conference rooms, payment integration, security, on demand playbacks and more.

SKYPE Make free video calls at home or work with Skype. Use Skype to make free high quality online video calls from anywhere in the world, screen sharing and more.

WebEx ~ online meetings and remote PC control. Conduct Unlimited Online Meetings for One Low Flat Rate. Try it FREE!

Zoho Meeting – Zoho Meeting allows for unlimited meetings and duration, desktop sharing, multi platform support, instant and schedule meetings, and instant messaging. Free for one host and one participant,

Zoom.us is today’s alternative to SKYPE.  Some reasons we love Zoom.us: The video and sound quality is better. There are almost never any dropped lines due to connection speeds.  You can have more than two people on video for free. Zoom’s FREE (personal) version has almost all the features of the Business version with the exception of meeting length and user management. The free version limits your meeting time to 40 minutes for up to 25 participants, and there is no download of software. It’s truly click and play. Zoom.us also offers HD video and voice, desktop and application sharing, active and spotlight speaker, iPad and iPhone screen sharing, schedule meetings, recording and playback, private and group chats, host controls, and Google and Facebook IM.

 Virtual Event Planning:

The Virtual Edge Resource Book. This FREE 101 page ebook is filled with Even more resources for planning, producing, and marketing successful virtual events and meetings. Note: VirtualEdge.org is getting ready to launch their 2011 edition, so hurry up and sign up so you will receive notification when it is ready!

Updated January 26, 2020