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9 Ways Skype Professional Network Helps SMBs

There's a new professional network on the block: Skype in the Workspace. Here are 9 reasons it's worth a look for small businesses and other users.
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While the launch version of Skype in the Workspace has a decidedly sales-y bent, the opportunity template is wide open in terms of use cases. As the number of active business users grows, it seems likely that more people will use it simply as a way to connect with other people in business contexts. You might look for a speaker for one of your company's conference panels, for example, or someone to play guinea pig for a new product or market idea. It seems possible to apply the opportunity rubric to a vast number of jobs and business tasks. Here's one close to home, or at least the home office: I can use Skype in the Workspace to find good interview sources for stories I'm writing.

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Leo Regulus
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11/17/2012 | 2:39:14 PM
re: 9 Ways Skype Professional Network Helps SMBs
Unfortunate choice of article format. As you are more than well aware, I can't use it. Please address client-friendliness in future endeavors. Thank You.
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