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Pets, Tech and a New Breed of Entrepreneur

Skype pets

I talk with lots of small business owners every week, and I can’t help but notice a theme I’m hearing more and more frequently in those conversations: pets. You heard right. It seems that Fido and Fluffy are sparking a whole new breed of entrepreneurs, many of whom are incorporating technologies – Skype among them … Read more

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

Working Smarter, with Skype: Amy McIlwain

Business owner and travel enthusiast Amy McIlwain, founder of Financial Social Media, knew she wanted to be an entrepreneur as early as age five when she spearheaded her own lemonade stand. Check out the interview below for some of her best tips for how to run a successful business from anywhere on the globe as … 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

Video Calls Help Remote Stylist Be at Home with Clients

Remote Stylist

In the business world, seeing a space on a video call can be just as important as seeing a face. Entrepreneur Kelly Fallis knows this firsthand – after helping to prepare more than 750 homes to get them sale-ready with her previous home staging company, she recognized a need for a better way for people … 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

Working Smarter, with Skype: Jen LaFlam

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As part of our “Working Smarter, with Skype” video series, solopreneur Jen LaFlam, owner of Denver-based independent marketing and sales firm JTL Media, talks authenticity, being fearless, go-to business resources and tips on joining the Skype party. Check it out, and share with us your own tips for working smarter, not harder.   Interested in … Read more

Skype for Business Meetup Part 2: Austin

Austin

After a great meetup in Denver this past spring, the Skype for Business team couldn’t wait for the next stop – Austin, a city well known for its entrepreneurial spirit. True to their city’s reputation, a number of small business communities welcomed us to the city, including the Small Business Association, the Small Business Development … Read more

Video Calls Help ONA Team “Experience with the eyes”

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Photos capture life’s most precious moments, like holiday gatherings or vacations with family and friends. But ever wish there was a better way to tote your photo equipment, other than a plain, clunky camera bag? Tracy Foster did. She came up with the idea for ONA while vacationing in South Africa, capturing her adventures on camera. … Read more

C’est aussi la rentrée pour les entreprises !

Nous voyons beaucoup de témoignages de la communauté Skype pour Business exprimant le désir de continuer à apprendre et à s’épanouir. Dans l’esprit de cette nouvelle rentrée scolaire, nous avons décidé que les enfants ne seraient pas les seuls à retourner en classe. Un nombre grandissant de petites entreprises dynamiques offrent de nombreuses opportunités pédagogiques … Read more

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