Webinar is short for Web-based seminar. A seminar held over the internet and run using web pages.
Webinar's are just like a conference room based seminar, however, participants view the presentation through their Web-browser and listen to the audio through their telephone or a internet ready headset.
A key feature of a Webinar is its interactive elements -- the ability to give, receive and discuss information.
Contrast with Webcast, in which the data transmission is one way and does not allow interaction between the presenter and the audience.
Webinar's are primarily used to train a large number of people or build brand and generate sales leads.
Additional uses are: corporate announcements, focus groups, and press conferences.
A few of the benefits of offering a webinar is the ability to reach a larger audience.
A reduce cost, compared to hosting a seminar at a hotel or other location. And one of the best reasons to offer webinars is you can digitally record your presentation and allow future playback without you having to be present. Then you'll have the opportunity sell the contents as elearning or an information product.
The benifits of a webinar, web seminar are many and smart planning can lead to profitable future and backend sales
Budget: Depending on how much content you can deliver. $250 - $500 per month including writing and prep time.