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Globetrotting Entrepreneur Grows Business Remotely, With Skype

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For entrepreneur Amy McIlwain, Skype means freedom to pursue her passions, both for business and for travel. “My goal is to be able to live and work anywhere in the world,” McIlwain says. “With tools like Skype I’m able to do that.” Coming from an advertising background in the B2B space, McIlwain parlayed her contacts … Read more

The Evolution of Theatre? Skype Personal Performances from PopUp Theatrics

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Picture this: 30 artists and actors, spanning across 5 continents. An intimate theater experience, customized personally for you (not the audience, YOU specifically). A pitch this crazy would’ve had the most experienced Broadway producer tossed out on the street. But against all odds, the New York City-based independent theater artists of PopUp Theatrics found a way to make this happen. … Read more

Two Schools, One Play: How Skype Helped Make it Happen

Skype soliloquys? Apparently so, and "All the world's a stage", as we recently caught wind of two acting studios who decided to join forces and put on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. There was just one catch: one studio was in… Read more

Checking in on Man's Best Friend Using Skype

Pining for some additional one-on-one time with your pup? Worried that your new kitten will wreak havoc in your house while you’re away? If so, you’re not the only one! While we initially thought pets using Skype was simply a… Read more

Checking in on Man's Best Friend Using Skype

Pining for some additional one-on-one time with your pup? Worried that your new kitten will wreak havoc in your house while you're away? If so, you're not the only one! While we initially thought pets using Skype was simply a… Read more

Monthly Round-Up: Celebrities Using Skype in June

With their busy schedules and glamorous travels, celebrities often find themselves needing to be in two places at the same time. What's the solution? Many celebrities have been turning to Skype video calling to stay in touch with family, friends… Read more

Man Connects with Birth Mother for First Time on Skype

Can you imagine the feeling of meeting your mother for the first time after 41 years? That was exactly the case for Larry Johnson of Arizona, who, after 23 years of searching, finally found his mother and reached out to… Read more

Mentoring through Skype

Recently, several news stories about mentors using Skype caught my attention. These examples demonstrate how educators are increasingly using Skype in new and exciting ways to help engage and educate their students. Ever thought of mentoring though Skype? Gibson Southern… Read more

Military Members Using Skype To Stay Connected

This Saturday, May 21, marks the United States Armed Forces Day. This holiday was established to recognize and thank our country's military members for their hard work and patriotic service overseas. Being thousands of miles away from home, we can… Read more