We here at SpinWeb revel in the joys of being a Certified ROWE™, which requires that we be really intentional about collaborating on projects. That being said, we rely heavily on technology - Google+ Hangouts, GoToMeetings, and especially Skype for our our day-to-day interactions.
When I first started working at SpinWeb, my co-workers talked about "pinging" each other. ("Oh, just ping me, and we can discuss it.") I had NO clue what they were talking about!
If you're new to using Skype for business like I was, you similarly may not be familiar with how to ping (and some other basic Skype etiquette). Here are a few quick terms and tips for using this wonderful resource.
You "ping" someone on skype by sending them the word "ping" via an instant message.