What are webinars actually?
A webinar is short for a Web-based Seminar- a lecture, presentation, demonstration of a new product,workshop or seminar that is transmitted over the Internet. Webinars themselves may be more collaborative and include polling and question & answer sessions to allow full participation between the audience and the presenter. Questions may be garnered through a telephone connection or by typing into a question box to the presenter or moderator.
Features of a Webinar
-Live or streaming video
-Whiteboard: enables presenter to highlight items on the slide presentation
-Polls and surveys which keep the participants involved and engaged
-Chat box where comments as well as questions can be entered by keyboard
So what is the purpose of a Webinar?
Webinars are great for:
*training for new or complex technology or products and services
*Teaching clients or patients
*Hosting paid events
*Building relationships with prospective as well as established clients or patients
* Selling products and services
Almost any business or practice can benefit from the use of Webinars:
*Real Estate Brokers
*And many others
Webinars can be live or recorded with replays which enables prospective participants to jump into the presentation at a time that is convenient and fits into their work schedule.
Implementing webinars into your business just makes sound sense.
If you need help creating one or need advice, feel free to contact me.
- May 24th