Moderated group chats that drive engagement

JotCast is the leading platform for hosting your live events. It's the perfect tool for businesses, influencers, webcasts, Q&As, and forming interactive communities.

Delivering static, one-way content is outdated and stale.

JotCast enables you to deliver real-time engaging content experiences. Interacting directly with your audience breaks down barriers and keeps them coming back for more. With an easy-to-use, intuitive interface, JotCast is the perfect platform to elevate your brand and take your live events to the next level.

The chat hosting solution you've been looking for

JotCast is the platform you need to help you connect with your audience - and for them to connect with each other. Live chats help facilitate communication, and from there, rich and diverse online communities are born. But unlike typical chat rooms, our powerful moderation tools ensure that the conversation always stays on topic and respectful.

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JotCast perfectly complements a wide variety of live events
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Engage Your Audience

Engage your audience to realize your full potential

JotCast helps you to increase engagement with your audience. Forming community and creating personal investment via chats encourages brand loyalty. This naturally fosters an increased likelihood of audience members following through with a call-to-action. Live chats with JotCast are as effective as they are captivating, and they'll keep your participants coming back for more.

Getting started is quick and easy

With JotCast, creating a live chat couldn't be simpler. Just choose a name for your chat, and that's it! Or, take some time to customize the settings for your event. Either way, you'll be up and running within minutes. We'll also provide you with code to embed the chat directly into your website, or a link to your own personal chat hosted on our website. With JotCast, you get ultimate flexibility, and there's no need to install plugins, or anything at all. JotCast offers a great experience on all devices, and it's free to get started.

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Moderation Features

Effective Moderation Features

Using the moderation tools JotCast offers puts you in control of the conversation at all times. Keep your discussions on-topic and keep your messaging on-brand while cutting out distractions and disruptions. Your live events can stay both fun and focused, leaving your audience with memorable and extraordinary experiences.

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Private Messages

Even in a group chat, JotCast's private message feature lets you talk with participants one-on-one. These individual conversations can happen between a moderator and a user, or between two moderators. Moderators also have the option to allow two users to communicate directly with each other, fostering connection and community within the chat. Use private messaging to troubleshoot an issue with an individual participant without derailing the chat, or to provide a more personal touch to your events.

Private Messaging
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Twitter Integration

Real-time Twitter integration

JotCast makes it easy to curate tweets in real-time. You can search for tweets and publish them directly from the moderator panel, or import them from Twitter by tracking users and hashtags. You control whether tweets are automatically published to your event, or if moderators should manually review them first. JotCast lets you harness the power of social media to keep your event fresh and up to date, with access to breaking news and the latest relevant content.

JotCast is seamlessly integrated with social media
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Complements various video platforms

Incorporate live chats into your video presentations and webcasts with JotCast. Pairing JotCast with your video content allows you to gauge audience reaction in real-time and offers a truly interactive experience. JotCast works with virtually all video sources, and our private messaging feature enables you to troubleshoot any audio or visual technical difficulties participants may encounter. Add JotCast alongside your videos to fully enhance your live events.

Video Platforms
Use JotCast alongside video presentations for the best audience experience
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Interactive Features

Interactive Features

JotCast takes chats to the next level by including interactive features. Moderators can create polls and quizzes for the audience to participate in, enabling them to receive instant feedback, and adding a dynamic aspect to the event. Moderators can also choose to enable reactions, allowing users to add emojis to published messages. The peanut gallery lets users comment on published messages without affecting the flow of the chat, keeping your audience engaged at all times. And finally, JotCast's discussion board feature ensures the conversation can continue even after the live event ends, strengthening connections and the interest of the audience members.

JotCast offers unique interactive features
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Match your brand's look and feel with custom styles

With JotCast, it's incredibly easy to customize all aspects of how your chats appear - with absolutely no knowledge of CSS required! JotCast's theme creator empowers you to create chats that blend in perfectly with your website. You can also add your logo onto your chats to further increase your brand presence.

Themes
Use JotCast themes to perfectly match your brand
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Real-time Analytics

Real-Time Analytics

Analytics enable you to gain valuable insights about your live events. JotCast provides detailed analytics to help you quantify the performance of your events in real-time. Use interactive graphs to track your audience size throughout the event, or measure your effectiveness in responding to user questions. JotCast provides you with the data that you need to power your live events effectively.

Real-time analytics provide you with essential datapoints
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Supports many languages

JotCast hosts clients from around the globe. Our platform supports multiple languages, allowing your events to reach a worldwide audience.

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JotCast is the solution for hosting moderated group chats
JotCast was created to be an easy-to-use, scalable way to interact with your audience. Whatever your needs are, JotCast gives your audience a comfortable, fun, memorable experience, all while you control the conversation and achieve your goals. Our platform is trusted by everyone from Fortune 500 companies to personal bloggers, who can all count on JotCast's responsive software to make the most of their live events. Let us show you why JotCast is your solution for hosting moderated chats.