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Use Skype From Your Browser in Outlook.com

Microsoft purchased Skype back in May of 2011, but has been rather slow to integrate the communication service into its software. That, however, is beginning to change. For instance, the latest version of Office, 365 Home Premium, comes with 60-minutes of Skype credit and the there is a Modern-UI version available for Windows 8 (its built into 8.1), as well as Xbox Kinect integration, that will likely grow when the Xbox One finds its way to market later this year.

The latest Microsoft property to get the Skype treatment is Outlook.com — the web-based email client that recently replaced Hotmail, regardless if customers wanted it to or not.

The web-based version of the Outlook app produced by the software giant, and trading off of the name of its desktop-based brother, is a much cleaner and sleeker email than Hotmail or, for that matter, Gmail. It has a built-in calendar app and SkyDrive cloud storage integration.

While other Outlook.com features can be accessed from a drop-down menu at the top of the page, Skype is a bit more hidden, and there are some tricks to it.

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In this Quick Look, we’re highlighting ActiveCampaign. The developer describes ActiveCampaign as email marketing software leading web based email marketing software for creating, managing, and extending your email marketing & auto responder campaigns.

Offered as both a hosted version (traditional service based software) and a downloaded version (that installs on your own server).

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Quick Look: Alertful
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In this Quick Look, we’re highlighting Alertful. The developer describes Alertful as a free reminder service. There is no registration so it’s super quick to try out. Browse to the category you want a reminder about & enter a few details. Alertful will send an email reminder on the date you choose to be reminded. Alertful will help you remember anything you think you may forget! There are many standard reminders, however, custom reminders can be created for anything!

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In this Quick Look, we’re highlighting MailerLite. The developer describes MailerLite as the simplest and easiest to use email marketing tool. Forget complex settings and unnecessary features. Thanks to our drag-and-drop design and content editor anyone can create great looking email newsletters just in a few minutes.

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