…but, with a little effort, they can suck less.
The Webinar tool has been a viable tool for presenting to large groups for years, however, for many it is still a new frontier in the presentation realm. The verdict is still out about whether or not the telecommuting convenience makes webinars a better option than the in-person alternative.
However, I believe that webinars are often better than conference calls when presentation is the main purpose.
Positives and negatives of webinars…