The other week I talked about how I use Skype to keep in touch with family that lives far away, but I also use Skype for work.
I use the chat feature to talk shop with other blogger friends and I use the video feature to have long distance meetings with contractors and other people I work with on a regular basis. I love how if I am on a video call I can also see screen shots of what the person is talking about so we can go through and edit something together.
Skype has turned out to be a very handy work tool for me as a blogger and work at home mom. I can only do a certain amount of meeting during the day when my daughter is at preschool, but with Skype, since I do 80% of my work at night after my daughter has gone to bed, I can schedule meetings for the evening. It’s often hard to find a babysitter or coordinate with my husband to leave the house for a meeting in the evening, but with Skype, there is no need to leave the house and my daughter stays peacefully sleeping upstairs.
Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Skype via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Skype.