A podcast might be the perfect tool for broadcasting your sermon or special event, but while they're fairly easy to put together, getting good quality sound takes some thought. The standard microphone that comes with most computers - or heaven forbid the built-in version in your laptop - creates a tinny far-away sound that instantly cheapens your broadcast. If you're doing any kind of recording on your computer, having decent equipment is a must.
Skype is so easy to use and costs so little - it's free, in fact - that I'm always amazed at how few of my clients and associates use it. With one free download, you can be making free calls over the Internet and be sending text chats with other people who also use Skype. So today on Gadget Monday, I'm featuring three essential tools for cutting your office phone bills and giving you a direct link to your colleagues by gearing up for Skype use. 1.First of all, download Skype.