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More than skin deep: Renée Rouleau provides skin-care coaching on Skype

The ingenuity of the small business owners who use Skype never ceases to amaze me. It was particularly exciting recently to hear about an entrepreneur who’s trailblazing an entirely new business category thanks to Skype. When we read about Renée Rouleau in The New York Times, we were nothing short of impressed. Renée provides skin … Read more

Skype’s Not Just a Chat Tool for the Modern Office – It’s an Everything Tool

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HashableMedia is a digital media creation company, and like a lot of companies these days, we spend a lot of time working remotely. With a laptop and Wi-Fi we can get things done, working on articles and videos wherever we need to. Whether we’re in the office or a coffee shop down the road from … Read more

Part 2: Boost your business with social media basics from expert Stephanie Schwab

Yesterday we shared a Q&A with Stephanie Schwab, founder and CEO of Crackerjack Marketing. A well-known expert on all things social, Stephanie founded the Social Media School in New York, where she trains businesses on how to start social media programs. Because she had so much to share, we’ve included a few more questions and answers here today. … Read more

Boost your business with social media basics from expert Stephanie Schwab

Starting out on social media can be a daunting prospect for many small business owners. To get answers to some basic social media questions, we tapped Stephanie Schwab, founder and CEO of Crackerjack Marketing. A well-known expert on all things social, Stephanie runs the Social Media School in New York, where she trains businesses on how to start … Read more

Five Tips to Organize your Skype Contact List

If you’ve been using Skype for a while, it may be that your Skype contact list has become too long and unwieldy to navigate efficiently. If so, try these tips to manage your contacts more effectively. These sometimes vary between Skype running on Macs, on Windows 8, and on earlier versions of Windows, so I’ve linked to … Read more

Skype 6.1 for Windows Desktop and Outlook integration: making work easier

If you’re like us at Skype, there’s a good chance Microsoft Office is pretty integral to your workday. You likely use Outlook to send and receive emails and to keep your contacts organized and manage your calendar. That’s why I… Read more

Get the low-down on screen sharing with Skype

Skype helps people collaborate. That’s a big benefit to many small businesses, especially those with dispersed colleagues. In fact, many people tell me that screen sharing is their favorite Skype collaboration tool. I share that enthusiasm. Sharing your screen is… Read more

Three Skype tips from super user and author Jim Courtney

As I go out to local social networking events around Toronto, people often want to talk about Skype when they learn I’ve written a book called Experience Skype to the Max. I tend to find myself explaining the details of… Read more

VerbalizeIt expands through Skype in the workspace

Last summer, my colleague Shana Pearlman posted a blog about Ryan Frankel, the founder and CEO of an amazing company called VerbalizeIt. VerbalizeIt offers, among other translation services, bilingual human translators to translate real-time Skype voice calls between participants who… Read more

Retrofit counsels clients, connects employees and finds talent, all on Skype

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With a new year upon us, many people are planning ways to improve in 2013. Getting in shape frequently tops the resolution list. That’s one reason why business is booming at Retrofit, a Chicago-based weight loss company that offers consultations… Read more

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