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Summer with Skype Part 1: How an On-the-go Mom Manages Schedules

Skype for mobile

School’s out for summer! The days are long, the patio grill is permanently on ‘preheat,’ and there’s plenty of hustle and bustle happening about the home. Whether you’re soaking up the sun with tiny toddlers clinging to your legs, leisurely sprawling while your teens are away on campus for the summer, or organizing a seasonal … Read more

From Video Blogging to Violin Teaching, How Do You Use Skype in Savvy Ways?

Will Noonan SkypeSavvy

All of you prove to us time after time (and in ways that wow us every day) that Skype has many purposes, suits every passion, and that it’s for each and every person to do with it, well, anything they can think of, really. And so the Skype Savvy hashtag was born, encouraging all of … Read more

Skype : au-delà des générations

Lors de la Journée Mondiale de l’Enfance, nous vous avions décrit les différentes façons dont Skype aide les enfants quotidiennement ou ponctuellement. Aujourd’hui, nous aimerions vous montrer à quel point Skype est également très utile pour les grands-parents – et même aux personnes de tout âge. De nombreuses familles vivent séparées, et les nouvelles générations … Read more

Célébrez les fêtes de fin d’année avec Skype – envoyez des vœux originaux

Vous vous demandez quoi écrire sur vos cartes de voeux cette année ? Rien ne vous vient à l’esprit à part ce que vous avez déjà envoyé l’année dernière ? Vous en avez assez des mêmes cartes de voeux ternes et communes. Pas de panique ! Aujourd’hui, nous allons vous décrire plusieurs façons ingénieuses de … Read more

Use Skype to parent your college student from afar


Being a parent is a life-long job. No matter whether our kids are toddlers or college students, we still have plenty of sage advice to offer. And college-aged kids – whether they’re freshmen moving into the dorms or seniors plotting their next steps – can still benefit from parental guidance. They won’t necessarily admit to … 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

Conseils pour des réunions virtuelles plus engagées, et… engageantes !

Nous avons tous été confrontés à des réunions qui nous ont semblées interminables, où nous avons lutté pour rester concentré sur le sujet, alors que nos pensées sont toutes dirigées vers … la porte, et la fin de la réunion C’est un exercice encore plus difficile pour les équipes virtuelles, car les réunions en ligne … Read more

4 Tips for Better Virtual Meetings

You’ve probably been there: sitting through a lackluster meeting, trying to stay focused on the topic at hand when all you can focus on are the hands on the clock ticking away. It can be even harder for virtual teams, as virtual meetings require the same amount – or more – of interaction to ensure … Read more

Talking with an African Grey Parrot on Skype

Skype has changed how we keep in touch with the people who are important to us. Though, it’s not just people, we’ve also seen dogs communicate with each other on Skype. Recently, we decided to take it a step further and attempt interacting with a highly intelligent African Grey Parrot over Skype. We reached out to two … Read more