LaQuan Smith is a designer and a visionary who has had a flair for fashion since being taught to sew by his grandmother at a young age. After a battle with cancer in 2007, he recognized a desire to design clothing as one of his life’s dreams. In 2010 at just 20 years old, he proudly … Read more
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
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
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
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
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
At Skype, we occasionally come across a really unique and cool business that is using Skype. Today, we want to share the profile of Crunch, a UK based online business that provides accounting, finance and tax services. We interviewed Darren… Read more