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GoToStage

The video platform business professionals crave

1What is GoToStage?

GoToStage.com is the video platform for business content that 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 gathers organizers content from their Channel pages and makes them more discoverable by viewers. This is a one-page hub for on-demand webinars. 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 page

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. A great way to turn your recorded content into ongoing source of new views and new leads!

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Easily accses your Channel page 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 a 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 to your Channel page

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.

  • Log in to your account at global.gotowebinar.com and go to the My Recordings page.
  • Find the desired recording you would like to prepare and select Prepare and then Continue. Once it is done preparing, you will see a Ready message with a Share link that will launch a Copy link.
  • Find the desired recording you would like to add to a Channel and toggle the "Add to Channel" button to the On position.

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


  1. Banner image: Add a banner image at the top of your Channel page.
  2. Page color theme: Change the main color theme of your Channel page to match your brand style.
  3. Name: Edit the way your Channel name appears.
  4. Channel logo: Add a logo to your Channel page, which will appear next to your name.
  5. Channel description: Add a description to your Channel page, which will appear under your name. You can add a link to your website there too!
  6. Featured events: Feature up to 5 events, which will be displayed at the top of the Channel page.
  7. Groups: Create custom groups to organize your videos on the page.
  8. Categories: Categorize your content with the given categories. This will make your videos easier to discover and appear higher in search results and recommended content.
  9. Thumbnail pictures: Add a thumbnail that best represents your content and makes 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.
  10. Video title and description: 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.

5Hide your Channel page

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 have access to 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.

  • Go to the My Recordings page or sign in directly from your Channel page with your GoToWebinar, LinkedIn, Facebook or Gmail account.
  • Select View Channel Page to access your Channel.
  • Select the Globe icon and Limited People in the drop-down menu.