Skype is a free service (with some paid upgrades) that lets you make voice and video calls over the internet. For many people, this
free service is attractive because if you are in North America and have family or friends overseas, this can save you a lot of money.
However, if you run a business, long distance is often just the cost of doing business. I don’t really see the point of cheaping out when you have a business. Phone (even long distance) is essential.
On the other hand, free long distance isn’t the only reason to use this service. Many people laugh when they hear this, but the people I Skype with most often are local. In fact, one of them is only a 15 minute walk from my home office.
So why do we Skype?
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