Skype for Business Competition – Share Your Story and Win

I remember when Skype first came out – it was cool but seemed like more of a novelty. Why bother using an online service to make free phone calls when pretty much anyone I needed to call was covered by my flat rate long distance plan? (Clearly I have no international friends, but that’s not the point of this particular article.)
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However, today Skype is a full-fledged communications solution for business, offering phone calls, instant messaging, video calls and conference calling, all in one software.
If you’ve already discovered the awesomeness of Skype and are using it in your own business, they want to hear from you. The company just launched a contest for Skype business customers and want stories of how you’re using the tools in innovative ways to save time, save money or stay ahead. For example, check out this video about Australian surfing company Rip Curl.
Here are the details:
Using Skype in the office? We want to hear about it! Enter the Skype for Business Contest now through June 15. Share your Skype story and be eligible for product and monetary prizes.
Here’s how it works:
Step 1: Visit to enter.
Step 2: Fill out the online questionnaire to provide details on how your business is using Skype.
Step 3: Prizes awarded to the top-three entries:

  • First Place: Skype for Business consultancy, Business Control Panel (BCP) account, Skype Certified hardware products up to the value of $1300.
  • Second Place: BCP account with $250 Skype Credit and Skype Certified hardware products up to the value of $400.
  • Third Place: BCP account with $130 Skype Credit and Skype Certified hardware products up to the value of $130.

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Laura Leites, Assistant Editor,

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One thought on “Skype for Business Competition – Share Your Story and Win

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    In this economy, any deals from the vendors which helps business should be seriously considered. I liked skype and use them all the time for communication. Basically Free communication if we use Computer to Computer Phone calls. We use the Chat and AIM components for the communication as well. Great Tool.
    I also have the Surado CRM Online, which is an ON DEMAND CRM, based on monthly subscription, is also a great tool for small businesses.
    They can Manage the contacts, e-mails to the clients for marketing and communication purpose and also manage the Sales Activities. Store attachment in one place and access from anywhere. Its a great tool for business and its very affordable as well. check out the offer at
    I would like to see some article on this website for small business tools and offer which will help small business survive and grow out of this recession.
    Looking forward to more articles

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