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3 tools to help entrepreneurs get off the ground

At Skype, we know how daunting the path from idea to launch can be for a business owner. Even when you have an incredible idea, you can get stuck trying to figure out the answers to tough questions, such as: who can I turn to for advice, especially when I need it most? Where can … Read more

Getting the Most out of Skype 5 for iPhone

In a recent post I took a step back and looked at the performing the three most important actions in Skype 5 for iPhone. It’s good to go back to basics after a big change, but there’s a lot more to the new version of Skype for iPhone. For starters, we’ve already released an update … Read more

Skype 4.3 for Linux

Enjoy the upcoming summer with the fresh, new Skype for Linux version 4.3.0.37. Here is a preview of what you can expect: An updated UI Our new cloud-based Group Chat experience More reliable file transfer support when using multiple devices at once Greater accessibility by blind and visually impaired users PulseAudio 3.0 and 4.0 support … Read more

Cinco dicas para organizar sua lista de contatos do Skype

Se você já usa a o Skype há muitos anos, pode ser que a sua lista de contatos do Skype tenha ficado enorme e impossível de navegar. Por isso, experimente essas dicas para gerenciar seus contatos de forma mais eficiente. Elas variam um pouco dependendo da plataforma do seu computador ou dispositivo, então vou colocar … 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

Les 7 conseils de Skype pour organiser vos discussions de groupe au travail

Qui n’a jamais reçu une longue chaîne de mails qui polluent la boîte de réception et qui ne semble jamais s’arrêter ? Chez Skype, nous adorons les groupes de discussion par exemple, certains groupes que nous utilisons pour communiquer contiennent jusqu’à 60 personnes et travaillent pour Skype partout dans le monde ! Les groupes de … Read more

Montana-based Mamalode Brings Parenting Respite to the World, with Skype

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For many moms (and dads alike), “me-time” is rare and precious. With that in mind, a small business in Montana has created a place online where parents can escape throughout the day to find a slice of community and connection. And with the help of Skype, their rural surroundings are no barrier to business. Founder … 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

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

Top 10 Tips to Kick off 2013 with Skype

As we begin the New Year, we thought that we would share with you our top tips to make sure you have a fantastic Skype experience with your family, friends, and colleagues. 1. Group call and chat Simply drag and… Read more

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