This is definitely one of the technology that is much needed in the Virtual Assistant world. Aside from the fact that this is greatly used in communicating with your clients, it also provides the cheapest services and unlimited minute subscriptions than other VOIP’s. Skype is also easy to use even for less tech-savvy individuals especially since it doesn’t have any hardware to install.
Skype allows users to communicate through voice by means of using microphone, video by using a webcam, and instant messaging over the internet. You can also use Skype in placing calls on the traditional telephone network and mobile phones at a minimal cost that are charged via a debit-based user account. You can also use Skype for free if you’re only calling within the Skype community
Skype has become more widely known because of its additional features like video-conferencing and file transfer.
You can download Skype here.
Below you can find the step by step guide on how to register and use Skype.
- How Skype works: What’s behind the premiere online calling service (digitaltrends.com)
- 9 Crucial Tips and Tricks for Skype (mashable.com)