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Skype® for Dummies® by Niklas Zennstrom, Howard Dammond, Susan Abdulezer, Loren Abdulezer

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Part IV. The Professional Skyper

The Professional Skyper

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Time to put on your gray-flannel suit and well-shined shoes for some formal skyping. Or better yet, forget all that and skype in your pajamas — but just remember to get dressed before that videoconference! This part points you toward some of the myriad ways in which you can put Skype to work for your business, saving money while increasing productivity. We show you how Skype can, for example, help you hold down travel costs, make customer service easier and more responsive, and hold videoconferences with one or even 500 people — the latter at no extra cost beyond your Internet service.

But don't think that by "professional" skyper we mean only work and no play. This part also describes what a rich resource Skype is for personal development and socializing. See how to tap into Skype communities all over the world for love, friendship, and education on every topic imaginable. Also, find out how to start your own Skype community with a Skypecast.

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