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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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The bottom-line instinct might be to always push opportunities out to the community in search of customers, partners, employees and so on. But opportunities might work just as well as a way of asking questions or seeking help with business challenges. That's not unlike how someone might tweet a business-related question, or post it in a relevant LinkedIn Group, or ask it on Quora. But Skype has the added benefit of being able to connect people directly via video and voice. That removes a degree of anonymity, lets you see and hear who is answering your question, and adds more humanity to the process. Questions are natural conversation starters.

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Leo Regulus
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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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