A webinar is a term to describe a specific type of web conference. It is typically a one to many type virtual event from the speaker to the audience with limited audience interaction. A webinar can be collaborative and include polling and question & answer sessions to allow full participation between the audience and the presenter. In some cases, the presenter may speak over a standard telephone line, while pointing out information being presented onscreen, and the audience can respond over their own telephones, speaker phones or via online chat allowing the greatest comfort and convenience.
Webinar software typically allows a host to set up manage and hold a live webinar with many participants.
Good webinar software will have many features that allow the host to get the most from their webinar. The webinar software should allow the host to step through an online process to set up and hold the webinar. The webinar set up process should include webinar email invites and webinar reminder process, the webinar details set up and registration process, the live webinar screens and management console and the post webinar follow up email process.
Most leading webinar software has some of the features. Webcast Manager from WorkCast is one of the only webinar software solutions on the market that allows all of these plus the ability to completely brand all steps of the process but also to create a fully branded webinar recording that can be distributed as a on-demand webcast after the webinar has finished.
Webinar software can be desktop based or delivered over the internet as software as a service. WorkCast webinar software, WebCast manager is a software as a service platform that allows users to create, manage and publish and distribute webinars and webcasts completely on line with no desktop software. This allows webinar hosts and presenters to be any-where in the world on any internet connect pc to set up, manage and host their webinars.
WorkCast webinar software allows webinar hosts to deliver powerpoint presentations, video, software demonstrations or any desktop applications live or on demand to their chosen audience in a completely branded and interactive player window.
WorkCast’s webinar software also provides full reporting from email analytics of the invite and registration process as well as live and on demand viewer reporting both during the event and when delivered as a webinar recording.