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News, stories, and updates from Skype

Emoticônes : pour le travail ou le plaisir ?

Ah, les émoticônes. Nos utilisateurs nous disent combien ils aiment ces adorables petites images animées. Il est vrai qu’elles ajoutent un peu de divertissement, et elles aident à transmettre des sentiments souvent difficiles à exprimer par des mots. Vous pouvez voir la liste des émoticônes Skype en cliquant sur le smiley en bas à droite … Read more

Rule-breaking Entrepreneurs, Celebrate With Us and Be Recognized!

As a proud sponsor of the Rule Breaker Awards, we encourage you to join us in celebrating the entrepreneurs that are rewriting the ways in which business is done. Entrepreneurs dream.  Entrepreneurs take risks.  Entrepreneurs see things that others don’t. We understand this because it’s in our DNA, too.  Skype started as a simple yet … Read more

Emoticons: for Business or Pleasure?

Ah, emoticons. Our users tell us they love these irresistible little animated images. It’s true, they do add an element of fun, and they help convey sentiments often difficult to articulate in words. You can check out Skype’s emoticons “palette” by clicking on the smiley face on the lower right corner of a chat box. … Read more

Working Smarter, with Skype: MJ Vandivier

Love what you do. Seek out the best people in your field and find out what they did to succeed. Never stop learning. That’s some of the sage advice acting and voice coach MJ Vandivier shares with her fellow entrepreneurs in the interview below, part of our “Working Smarter, with Skype” series. MJ’s work requires … Read more

Skype au service de la joaillerie de luxe !

Quel est le lien entre Skype et la joaillerie de luxe ? A première vue, aucun nous direz-vous. Nous le pensions aussi, jusqu’à ce que nous lisions un article dans un magazine national dans lequel Pauline Laigneau, co-fondatrice des bijoux Gemmyo , une start-up à l’ascension vertigineuse, indiquait qu’elle utilisait régulièrement Skype pour améliorer les … Read more

4 fonctionnalités Skype pour les entreprises !

Aujourd’hui, nous voulions vous parler de certaines fonctionnalités phare de Skype que vous n’avez peut-être jamais penser à utiliser dans le cadre professionnel et pourtant elles sont faites pour vous ! • Appels de groupe : bien sûr, il vous est déjà arrivé de faire un appel groupé avec 1 ou 2 collaborateurs, mais vous … Read more

Home is Where the Skype Is…

It’s interesting to witness the ways in which Skype adoption within certain industries can positively impact business. We’ve talked about it in relation to the medical field and foreign-language instruction. Real estate is another industry seeing benefits from Skype.  We hear it’s helping business run more efficiently and allowing realtors to satisfy client demands more … Read more

Officemates OOO Over the Holidays? Skype Can Help

During the holiday season, you may find your employees, co-workers and yes…yourself … away from the office more than usual.  Some people spend time with far-flung family and work remotely, or they’re in transit frequently to various personal and professional commitments. I want to share a few of my favorite ways Skype can help smooth … Read more

Celebrating Small Business Saturday in the US

Small businesses are some of the most prolific Skype users – and certainly some of the savviest. They collaborate across borders, communicate with dispersed teams, reach new audiences and conduct business on-the-go, and all without breaking the bank. In honor of Small Business Saturday in the US on Nov. 30, entrepreneur and author Mike Michalowicz … Read more

Travel More, Travel Less with Skype

The more I talk with Skype’s small-business and entrepreneurial users, the more I’m aware of an interesting tug-of-war of sorts. I call it the “travel more” vs. “travel less” benefit. What’s that mean? Well, for every person who tells me she loves Skype because she can be on the road frequently and remain seamlessly connected … Read more

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