Microsoft readies a preview of its Skype Professional tool for online business owners with powerful new features making communications online a whole lot easier.
The new Skype Professional desktop brings the ability to book meetings, accept payments, and keep notes all in one place. Thus, you more need to use many tools online you do now like, email to arrange a Skype call, calendar to manage meeting schedule, and a third-party software to accept online payments, says the team.
Plus, the tool also now offer an enhanced profile page, so you can enhance your online presence along with a dedicated website for small business right in Skype, enabling contacts to see pertinent info like business hours and offerings.
In addition, business can also port their contacts over to Skype Professional Account Preview desktop client, while clients continue to use a free Skype app.
As for customers, in addition to searching for friends and groups they can now find businesses, too.
The image above shows an instructor using Skype Professional Account.
Skype Professional Account will provide service providers an easy way to connect with customers and conduct business all in one place, as all these features work together, for example, "a payment request can be sent along with a booking."
Those interested need to take an survey over at Skype Professional Account homepage to gain access to the limited preview.