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Osez la messagerie instantanée au bureau !

Entre les téléphones fixes, les portables, les mails, les SMS, et les réseaux sociaux, les moyens de rester connecté sont innombrables. Dans ce monde ultra connecté, il est devenu normal d’offrir une multitude de moyens de communication au travail– y compris la messagerie instantanée. La messagerie instantanée a longtemps été considérée comme un outil appartenant … Read more

Skype Is Everywhere – Even Oktoberfest!

Last month, Munich’s famous Oktoberfest opened its doors for the 180th time. On the first weekend thousands of lassies and lads came to visit and drank more than a million liters of beer and consumed 9 whole oxen.   The Munich Beer festival counts more than six million visitors every year, but since many Oktoberfest … 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

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

It All Started With a Contact Request

A couple of question have come up in the Skype Community recently about video call issues and I’m hear to help you tackle them. It’s part of a wider topic on who can contact you on Skype, which I haven’t talked about since last year. So today, I’ll get started with explaining the following: How … Read more

Top 5 Skype Study Hacks for Students

Skype has made in vastly easier to stay in touch with the people who are important to us. With a little ingenuity, Skype also makes studying and collaborating with other students a much more straightforward experience. We spoke with the experts (college students around the world) and came up with the Top 5 Skype Study … Read more

The Best of Skype is Now an Integral Part of Surface 2 & Surface Pro 2

Today, Microsoft unveiled the next generation of Surface devices together with an amazing Skype experience. We are excited to announce that everyone who purchases a Surface 2 or Surface Pro 2 will receive the “Best of Skype”* which includes one year of Unlimited Worldwide Calling and unlimited Skype WiFi. This means, you can get online and stay close to those you … Read more

Meet Our Brand Ambassadors

We’re thrilled to announce our Skype Moment Makers Brand Ambassadors! After reviewing the hundreds of entries we chose these enthusiastic Skype advocates with outstanding creativity and dynamism to create innovative, groundbreaking and above all memorable moments using Skype. What’s best is you can join them and be part of the journey! Yulady– Sport Brand Ambassador … Read more

How to become an IM Legend

Skype is well known for its free calls to anyone else on Skype and calls to mobiles and landlines at low rates. With all of that going on it’s easy to forget the great features Skype has for instant messaging. Today I’ll go into four of these features; font appearance, resizing the instant message area, … Read more

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