Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

Bringing you face-to-face with small businesses around the world: Welcome to 'Skype in the workspace'

In the world of business, one of the riskiest things you can do – but perhaps the most thrilling – is to become your own boss. Fuelled by an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to see ideas, products and services… Read more

Can You Really Teach a Dog to Behave Over Skype?

Dogs can be a human’s best friend, but cohabitating with a canine can also be the source of relentless frustration. Incessant barking. Scratching floors. Chewing furniture. The list goes on. Fortunately most dog behavior issues can be corrected with the… Read more

Four questions on working with freelancers, with Maven CEO Wyatt Nordstrom

One of the most challenging parts of running a business is making staffing decisions: when and who to hire. We've been hearing more and more about businesses looking to freelancers or contractors (rather than salaried employees) to do their businesses'… Read more

Five questions for the CEO of translation app VerbalizeIt

Ever been abroad and completely unable to communicate? Old-fashioned phrasebooks are maddeningly slow and even the newest translation software is anything but accurate. And if you've ever tried to conduct international business using your 10th grade French, you know language… Read more

Skype wants to help small businesses connect and grow

If you're an entrepreneur or working in a small business that's looking to grow, wouldn't it be great to find a place online where you can make new connections easily – potential partners, suppliers, or customers anywhere in the world… Read more

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