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Video Calls Help Remote Stylist Be at Home with Clients

Remote Stylist

In the business world, seeing a space on a video call can be just as important as seeing a face. Entrepreneur Kelly Fallis knows this firsthand – after helping to prepare more than 750 homes to get them sale-ready with her previous home staging company, she recognized a need for a better way for people … Read more

Happy National Flex Day! 5 Tips for Better Remote Working

Here at Skype we regularly work remotely, and often with teams on varying schedules and in various spots around the globe. Add to that the fact that Skype also can be an essential tool for doing business from anywhere, and you’ll see why we were naturally interested in the first annual National Flex Day in … Read more

Working Smarter, with Skype: Jen LaFlam

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As part of our “Working Smarter, with Skype” video series, solopreneur Jen LaFlam, owner of Denver-based independent marketing and sales firm JTL Media, talks authenticity, being fearless, go-to business resources and tips on joining the Skype party. Check it out, and share with us your own tips for working smarter, not harder.   Interested in … Read more

Not Using IM for Business? 5 Reasons You Should

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Between traditional and mobile phones, email, text and social media, there’s no shortage of ways to stay connected in your business. In today’s tech-forward world, it’s the norm to offer a multitude of ways to keep in touch – including instant messaging. While IM might have once been considered the consumer’s purview, it’s gained ground … Read more

Need Better Customer Support? Take It to Skype

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Today’s post is from contributing blogger Jim Courtney, entrepreneur and author of Experience Skype to the Max. An experience last week brought a sharp reminder that Skype remains a significant tool for customer support. Sometimes our communications activities become so transparent to the underlying technology that we forget the full value-add of the offering. I … Read more

Skype for Business Meetup Part 2: Austin

Austin

After a great meetup in Denver this past spring, the Skype for Business team couldn’t wait for the next stop – Austin, a city well known for its entrepreneurial spirit. True to their city’s reputation, a number of small business communities welcomed us to the city, including the Small Business Association, the Small Business Development … Read more

Video Calls Help ONA Team “Experience with the eyes”

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Photos capture life’s most precious moments, like holiday gatherings or vacations with family and friends. But ever wish there was a better way to tote your photo equipment, other than a plain, clunky camera bag? Tracy Foster did. She came up with the idea for ONA while vacationing in South Africa, capturing her adventures on camera. … Read more

Send the right message, via video

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We’ve all heard the old adage “you can’t be in two places at once.” Well, we beg to differ. Skype’s newly introduced video messaging feature makes it seem like you’re right next to someone…even when separated by thousands of miles and you’re not actually speaking live. With video messages, you can record a video of yourself … Read more

Introducing Working Smarter with Skype, a new video series

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Skype’s community of business users is filled with men and women like you, who are experts in launching and growing entrepreneurial ventures. We’ve profiled many in this blog, and literally thousands more are out there pursuing their dreams on their own terms. It’s an inspiring group. Working Smarter with Skype Since it doesn’t make sense … Read more

10 Cool Ways Companies Use Skype!

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Happy birthday to us! Here at Skype we’re lucky to have spent the past decade doing what we love: helping people do things together, whenever they’re apart. We’re proud to say that more than 300 million people around the globe use Skype to stay in touch with those who are most important in their lives, … Read more

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