GoToStage

Put your recorded webinars to work reaching new audiences and generating more leads

1What is GoToStage?

GoToStage.com is the video platform for content that business professionals crave. For your business, it’s an opportunity to reach the 60 million professionals who join GoToWebinar events each year. It might just become your new favorite way to generate awareness and leads!


GoToStage collects organizers' content from their Channel pages into a one-page hub for on-demand webinars, making it more discoverable by viewers. With GoToStage, you can generate more views and leads by increasing video visibility, analyzing audience reports, building relationships and brand awareness, sharing via social accounts, and more.


Unlike YouTube or other platforms, GoToStage prompts viewers to register before watching a video via email, LinkedIn, Facebook or Google. Registration information (first and last name, and email) is available to you via a Recording Report, making it easy to track the number of views you have.

2Set up your Channel

Your personal Channel page is an easy way to bring your recorded webinars to your audience. You can quickly set up a landing page showcasing your best content, customize it to reflect your brand and organize content the way you like. GoToStage is a great way to turn your recorded content into an ongoing source of new views and leads!

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Easily access your Channel where you can customize your page and recordings! Go to the My Recordings page and select My GoToStage Channel (Beta). You can also go to your Channel page via its direct link and sign in with your GoToWebinar account credentials.
Share your Channel page with others by selecting the Share button at the top-right of the screen. Your unique URL will appear, and then you will be able to copy and paste the link wherever you would like. You can also post directly to social media feeds by clicking the corresponding brand icons to open a new pre-populated post.

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3Add recordings

You can add both local and online recordings to your Channel page directly from your My Recordings page. You will need to prepare your recording to share before adding to your Channel page.

  1. Log in to your account at global.gotowebinar.com and go to the My Recordings page.
  2. Find the desired recording you would like to add to your Channel and toggle the "Add to Channel" button to the On position.
  3. If you just can't find your recording, it may still be processing (if online recording was used) or may need to be manually uploaded (if local recording was used).
    To remove a recording, toggle the "Add this to channel" switch from On to Off position. You can also completely delete a recording from the My Recordings page.

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Local recordings are saved as a file on your computer's hard drive. In order to view or share them, you will first need convert them using the Recording Manager and then manually upload them to the My Recordings page.
Online recordings are saved to your online account. After a session ends, these recordings will be automatically saved and ready to be viewed, downloaded and shared.

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4Customize your page

Customize your Channel page and video recordings to your liking directly from the Channel page or from a specific video page! Sprucing up your content also helps increase the chances of having your recording discovered by potential viewers. For example, did you know that videos with thumbnails are clicked and watched 3x more than others?

Learn how you can optimize your content and Channel page so that it catches the eye of viewers browsing GoToStage.

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Upload a banner image or a stock banner (provided by GoToStage) to the top of your Channel page. To update the banner, click the Edit Banner button at the top of your Channel. Click Change Banner to add your own image or choose one provided for you from the Theme field (you can also choose a color from the palette to match your branding from this field). For clear results, we recommend a 2640x440 pixel image.
Change the main color theme of your Channel page to match your brand style.
Edit your Channel name. To change the name, click on the default page name, enter a new name, and then click away. The new name will automatically be saved.
Your Channel logo will appear next to your name. Upload a logo by clicking on the logo box and uploading the appropriate image. You can upload a .PNG or .JPG image with a size dimension of 120x120 pixels. Watch this tutorial video for more help.
Add a description to your Channel page, which will appear under your name. You can add a clickable hyperlink to your website there too!
Feature up to 5 events, which will be displayed and rotate at the top of the Channel page. To add video content to this Featured list, click the Start icon in the top-left corner of the video.
Create custom groups to organize your videos on the page! To create a group, click on the Plus icon at the bottom of your Channel page. Enter your group title and save. You'll be able to drag and drop desired videos into different groups.

To delete a group, drag and drop all videos out of the group and click the X button in the upper right corner of the empty Group field.
Categorize your content with the given categories. This will make your videos easier to discover and appear higher in search results and recommended content.
A thumbnail that best represents your content will make it stand out. Videos with thumbnails are clicked and watched 3x more than others. If you were provided a default thumbnail by GoToWebinar, you can remove it and replace it with a new one.

To upload a thumbnail, select the More icon in the top right of the video and click Add thumbnail.
Add a catchy title and description to each of your videos. This will allow viewers to have a good context on what your video is about and will drive more views from searches. To update the video description, click on the video for the detailed page. Note that descriptions must be 300 characters or less.
Create a custom registration disclaimer for your videos (e.g., "By checking this box, you agree to submit your information to the webinar organizer, who will use it to communicate with you regarding this event and their other services"). Viewers will need to accept the disclaimer before watching your videos.
Customize your Channel URL! This will make it easier for you to remember and share your Channel link with others. Add in a unique URL under Custom URL and save.

The features that are available on your account may vary depending your subscription plan.

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5Hide your page from GoToStage

You can opt out of GoToStage if you only want to share your recordings with a select group of people. This setting will allow only those viewers with a direct link to your Channel or video to be able to find your content.

All Channels are public by default, unless you change the visibility setting. Note that there is no way to make specific videos on a Channel private.

  1. Log in at https://global.gotowebinar.com/recordings.tmpl.
  2. Select My GoToStage channel to access your Channel.
  3. Click the Settings icon towards the right of the page, then toggle the Privacy setting to the "on" position.

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6View analytics

It's easy to stay in sync and keep track of your uploaded videos from the Analytics page. This page provides an overview of video performances including data on the total number of views, top watched videos, total social media shares, and more. You can also export a detailed list of your viewers for a specific video and a list of all your uploaded videos. Access your Analytics page many different ways.

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You can export a detailed list of viewers for a specific video by selecting "Views". This list will include audience first and last names, email addresses, last watch date, watch time and view count.
You can export data of all your uploaded videos from the "My Videos" section. This list includes video title, published date, views, shares, length and average watch time.

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7GoToStage Troubleshooting & FAQs

Need more help? Scroll through our list of frequently asked questions and ways to troubleshoot.

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From the My Recordings page, toggle the "Add this to channel" switch from "Off" to "On".
On the My Recordings page, click the More icon and then select Download. This only works with online recordings. Recordings that were uploaded from a local recording or alternate source cannot be downloaded.
Yes. You can choose to make your Channel page available to only those who have a direct link. Switching this setting will also prevent your videos from being listed on GoToStage. Learn more.
Yes! GoToStage is GDPR compliant. See our GDPR Resource Center & FAQ to learn more.
You can upload and view videos on GoToStage from any of these supported browsers: Apple Safari 9+, Google Chrome v41+, Mozilla Firefox 52+, Internet Explorer 11+, Microsoft Edge 14+
It's possible your network has blocked FileStack, a third party service GoToStage uses. Reach out to your IT administrator and ask to whitelist *filestackapi.com.
FileStack (a third party service GoToStage uses) does not provide a transparent background for .PNG files. This request is currently being investigated. As a workaround, use an image with a regular background.

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8Need more help?

Do you have questions or feedback for the GoToStage team? You can easily send those in with the integrated Help chat.

  1. Select the Chat icon at the bottom of your Channel or Analytics page.
  2. A small window will pop up. Send in your question or feedback.
  3. You will be notified when a team member responds.

You can also view our help videos for additional help.

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For the latest GoToStage updates, check out the What's New page!