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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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Making connections doesn't only have to mean sales. The online era makes it easier than ever for smaller companies to pursue strategic partnership opportunities all over the world. The same holds true for finding and vetting suppliers, vendors, distributors and related entities. Skype's ability to foster fast meetings with potential partners and gauge whether there's a potential fit from strategic and cultural perspectives could prove far more productive than surfing websites or trading faceless emails.

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Leo Regulus
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Leo Regulus,
User Rank: Apprentice
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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