Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Flipboard 0 Infographic Near Bottom Hosting a webinar takes time, planning, preparation and every other term that gives you anxiety. It’s a long, planned process that typically takes about a month, or even two, to fully prepare yourself. So why the heck would you want to host a webinar? There’s actually many reasons, from brand awareness to audience targeting. So let’s take a look at a few of the reasons why webinars can help your business, whether it be B2C or B2B. Become A Thought Leader There’s plenty of competition in this world no matter what business you are in, so consumers are going to be searching for the top dogs in the market. If you want to separate yourself from the pack, you need to be looked at as a thought leader, and a webinar is a great of accomplishing that. By hosting webinars, you’re showing target audience that you know what you are talking about and have experience. A webinar only increases your credibility in the eyes of your consumers. Connect With Your Target Audience A webinar is going to allow you to connect on a deeper level than any other strategy. It provides you with the ability to speak one on one with people who are interested in your business. With a live chat and Q&A sessions, you can see what questions people have and get a better understanding of their needs. You are also providing your audience with a face to go with your brand, which can go a long way. Grow Your Audience If you create fun, engaging content for your webinars, chances are you’re going to see your list of attendees grow. Word of mouth is the best type of marketing, and if your attendees enjoy your webinars, they’re going to tell others about it. It also gives you the opportunity to showcase your work. Although a webinar is for educational purposes, it doesn’t mean that you can’t work some of your own work into the presentation. If you’d like to learn more about webinars, be sure to take a look at the following infographic on the behaviors of webinar guests. Twitter Tweet Facebook Share Email This article originally appeared on 3Sixty Interactive and has been republished with permission.Find out how to syndicate your content with B2C Author: Eric Hammis Follow @360Interactive View full profile ›More by this author:You Better Be Tracking the Right Conversion AnalyticsDetermine Your Goals To Determine Your KPIsWhat Are Conversions & Why You Should Track Them?