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On the road? Skype WiFi gets you online, on the cheap

Most business travelers can likely relate: you're in a hotel or airport and want to get some work done online (or maybe call a colleague on Skype). So you get out your laptop (or your tablet or smartphone), search for… Read more

Wireless takes on a new meaning for The Content Factory

When Joan Barrett and Kari DePhillips set up shop in their first office, they loved having a physical locale to build The Content Factory, their social media, public relations and copywriting business. What they didn't love was the lack of… Read more

Four ways to bring remote workers closer

We've seen remote working pop up often in the news lately – like this article in Inc. magazine (based on a post on the HBR Blog Network) – and it's led us to take a closer look at this work… Read more

4 questions on video interviewing with career expert Miriam Salpeter

As a small business owner, it's not always practical to bring people in to interview for open positions. You may be looking all over the country (or the world) for the right person, and getting them into the office can… Read more

Getting to know Skype Manager

Many of our small business users ask me about Skype Manager, so it seems the time is right for a little refresher — or an introduction, for those not already familiar. First off, what is Skype Manager? In a nutshell,… Read more

Look sharp with Skype: clothing companies offer personal touch

When I think about what it takes to make a fashion company successful, I picture things like trendy clothes, celebrity customers and flashy runway shows. But Skype? Perhaps it's not so surprising, though. Lately we've been coming across a whole… Read more

Seafront Music lets clients sing it with Skype

Dutch producer and songwriter Rene Kaaij can't imagine life without music. He began writing songs as a teenager in the Netherlands. In his early 30s he decided to take the entrepreneurial leap and leave his job of 10 years… Read more

Is Skype Premium right for my business?

Today's post comes from Yasmin Khan, product manager for Skype Premium. We often hear from entrepreneurs who count on features like IM, Skype-to-Skype video and voice calls to run their business, but are looking for more capability. Problem is, they're… Read more

5 tips for amazing presentations with Skype

Recently I've been thinking about how to get the most from my Skype presentations, and thought I'd share some ideas. Hopefully, with your input, this will result in some handy best practices. Most presentations we make today fall into certain… Read more

Advansys employees find work-life balance in Sydney, with Skype

Longtime technologist Greg Bell believes in being available, both in business and at home. His company, Advansys, develops software for collaboration and office productivity. Based in Sydney, Australia, Advansys started using Skype in 2004 to allow for international expansion and… Read more

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