Zoom has unveiled its new “event discovery and monetization” platform, OnZoom.
“Zoom proudly unveils the public beta for OnZoom, a one-of-a-kind online events platform and marketplace that supports – and salutes – the creativity, perseverance, and innovation that enabled so many people to adapt their in-person events to virtual or hybrid experiences,” the company said in a blog post.
Paid Zoom account users will be able to create, host, and monetize events. These include fitness classes, concerts, and improv shows.
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According to Fox Business, businesses and entrepreneurs will be able to list and sell tickets for one-time events, event series, and drop-ins for up to 1,000 attendees. Attendees may pay using PayPal or a credit card. People can also purchase tickets as gifts.
“We were humbled and inspired by all of the amazing ways the world adapted to a literal shutdown of in-person events amid COVID-19,” the blog post also said. “When business owners, entrepreneurs, and organizations of all sizes had to find some way – any way – to stay the course and continue providing services to their customers, many turned to Zoom,” the post also stated. “OnZoom simplifies that experience,” it then added.
A public beta for OnZoom is now available. It lists events with admission fees that range from free to $50. In 2021, OnZoom will be available worldwide.