I get loads of invitations to webinars in my mailbox. Some are free and some are paid. Most come from marketing agents who want to get their products through by looking more 'intellectual'. Anyhow, they are interesting. Not that you wouldn't find the information elsewhere - you surely would - but they allow you to attend conferences and workshops worldwide white sitting at home in pyjamas. Who makes webinars? Chances are that as a business person or socially engaged individual or group, or simply a family guy, you are likely to consider holding webinars yourself. Read more on webinars and web conferences.