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Keeping Tabs on Your Skype Costs

Skype Manager

When you’re running a small business (or if you’re a solo-preneur), you know how important it is to keep tabs on work-related expenses. You need to meet your own profitability goals, and also bill clients accurately for relevant expenses. But what about Skype? If you’re using Skype for business, is there an easy way to … Read more

5 Things You May Not Know About Skype for Your Business

Skype Wifi

Recently, I traveled to New York City to join a group of entrepreneurs and small-business owners at our latest Skype for Business Meetup. It was such a privilege to talk with this talented group of men and women, and answer a whole host of their questions. One thing I particularly enjoy is teaching people about … Read more

Appeler des lignes fixes et des mobiles avec Skype !

Si vous faites partie de ces nombreux professionnels qui utilisent Skype, vous avez sans doute, une liste de contacts très longue, et vous engagez de nombreux appels voix et vidéo gratuitement via Skype chaque semaine. Mais parfois, il est nécessaire (ou simplement plus pratique) d’appeler quelqu’un sur sa ligne fixe ou son téléphone portable. Il … Read more

Skype & London Mela Celebrate South Asian Culture

Join Skype at the world-famous London Mela on September 1st. “Mela,” a Sanskrit word meaning “gathering,” has become a major celebration throughout the global South Asian diaspora. And now in its 11th year, the London Mela is Europe’s largest South Asian festival and a much-anticipated annual cultural event for the city. The festival will have … Read more

Free WiFi for Skype Premium Users!

UPDATE: It’s our anniversary, but you get the present. Each and every Skype user will receive, as of today, 30 minutes (two connections of up to 15 minutes each) of free WiFi at any of our two million Skype WiFi partner hotspots.  The offer begins at 12:00 AM on August 29 and ends at 12 AM on August … Read more

Saga de l’été : les plus belles histoires de Skype (2/3)

Retrouvez notre seconde série d’histoires de l’été, consacrées cette fois-ci à l’amour et au dévouement. Qu’est-ce qui pourrait sauver l’amour ? Skype ! Allons maintenant au Brésil pour une histoire très différente de celles de Skype in the Classroom . Après s’être fréquentés pendant trois ans, Cibele Santos et Fausto Candido ont décidé de se … Read more

Mastering the Status Quo

Recently I’ve seen several questions and comments around Skype Support that have to do with status and the online/offline state of contacts. Why is the video call button being pale green and unclickable? What does it mean when the icon left of a contact’s name is yellow? Just what is that little orange dot to … Read more

Beyond Skype to Skype: Calling Landlines and Mobiles


If you’re like a lot of working people who use Skype, you have a very lengthy contact list, and you initiate many free Skype to Skype voice and video calls throughout the work week. But there are times when it’s necessary (or just more convenient) to call someone on his or her landline or mobile phone. Perhaps … Read more


株式会社ファミリーマート(所在地:東京都豊島区、代表取締役社長:中山勇、以下ファミリーマート)と株式会社ファミマ・ドット・コム(所在地:東京都豊島区、代表取締役社長:市川透)、Skype(マイクロソフト社Skypeディビジョン)は、2013 Read more

It’s All About Networking

Recently I’ve been compiling some tips to get the best quality out of your Skype calls. In case you missed them, here are the tips on how to set up your Skype calls and how you can improve your call… Read more

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