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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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Whereas sites like Quora and, to a lesser extent, Twitter tend to frown upon overt sales and marketing spiels, Skype encourages them out of the gate. Scroll through the opportunities on the home page -- Skype curates the appearance of that content -- and you'll find that most of them are pitches for products and services. If Skype in the Workspace succeeds in building an engaged community of business professionals -- and that's still a big if at this point -- it could become a significant source of leads, especially for businesses that sell to other businesses.

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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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