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The best online meeting tools, ranked by our tech experts

Mar. 20, 2020 Business/Online Security

Stay connected and collaborative with these top online conferencing platforms

As working remotely becomes the new reality, it’s important for businesses to stay connected with their teams and clients.

At a time when in-person get-togethers are off limits, business leaders are having to think of new ways to brainstorm ideas, collaborate on projects, and present proposals.

Online meeting software is the ideal solution. But with so many options available, how do you choose which one is right for your business?

To help you, our team of technical experts have researched and tested many of the best online meeting tools on the market today. Keep reading to learn our top picks.

Microsoft Teams

As a part of Office 365, Microsoft Teams offers a full suite of video conferencing, instant messaging and collaboration tools for businesses.

Plans start at $5/user/month (as part of Office 365 Business Essentials). Learn more at teams.microsoft.com/start.

GoToMeeting

GoToMeeting is an online meeting, desktop sharing, and video conferencing tool that can be used via desktop or mobile. A little setup is required: before a meeting can start, attendees need to download the desktop client or mobile app to access the software.

Plans start at $12/organizer/month (free trial available). Learn more at gotomeeting.com.

UberConference

UberConference offers video conferencing, screen sharing, presentation streaming, and more. On their Business Plan, getting connected is very simple as no PINs are needed to join meetings. 

Plans start at $0/organizer/month. Learn more at uberconference.com.

Zoom – Only recommended with Professional IT Guidance

Zoom offers video conferencing, web conferencing, and more in a very user-friendly platform. It’s considered one of the best options available in terms of ease of use, stability, and video and audio quality. However Zoom has been plagued with hacking issues lately, so make sure you involve your IT team before hosting meetings.

Plans start at $0/month. Learn more at zoom.us.

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