Vote 2020: Empower your employees to use their voices Article

Vote 2020: Empower your employees to use their voices

Accessibility is more than one of our business principles—it’s also a core value. At Zendesk, we support safe, fair, and accessible elections in the U.S. and around the world.

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Faster, better, stronger—how smart uses of tech make all the difference in CX Article

Faster, better, stronger—how smart uses of tech make all the difference in CX

Leading CX orgs are customer-centric to the hilt, using technology in smart ways to support agile processes.

Become a CX Champion—Best practices for you and your team Article

Become a CX Champion—Best practices for you and your team

ESG Research pinpoints where companies are elevating their CX game—and where they’re falling behind.

The impact of empowered support teams on small-business CX Article

The impact of empowered support teams on small-business CX

Learn how to set support agents up for success, giving them the tools to drive your business forward.

The new rules for customer service outsourcing in a changing world Article

The new rules for customer service outsourcing in a changing world

Here are four questions you should ask before getting started with an outsourcer.

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Which sales methodology should you choose to execute on your sales process? Article

Which sales methodology should you choose to execute on your sales process?

One of these six popular sales methodologies can help your sales team turn more ideal prospects into customers.

The 5 sales process steps that turn prospects into customers Article

The 5 sales process steps that turn prospects into customers

When you set off on a road trip, you have a vehicle and a road map.…

Updating “always be closing” for 2020: 10 sales stats you need to know now Article

Updating “always be closing” for 2020: 10 sales stats you need to know now

It’s time for we need a new “ABCs of Sales” strategy. Here’s what we recommend.

SaaS sales 101: a beginner’s guide to selling Article

SaaS sales 101: a beginner’s guide to selling

New to the world of SaaS sales? Learn about the software as a service sales model and the best techniques for mastering it.

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How SMB CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success Article

How SMB CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success

Zendesk partnered with ESG Research to build a framework around SMB CX maturity and CX success. Download the complete report.

How CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success Article

How CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success

Zendesk partnered with ESG Research to build a framework around CX maturity. Learn how the leaders are driving CX success.

25 Ways Governments Innovated Their CX Strategy During COVID-19

25 Ways Governments Innovated Their CX Strategy During COVID-19

For some governments, crisis is an opportunity for improvement. While business as usual has proven to…

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What is a support ticket? Article

What is a support ticket?

Support tickets offer a wealth of data about your customers that can benefit your entire organization — but what do support tickets actually look like?

How to collaborate across teams to scale customer support Article

How to collaborate across teams to scale customer support

For enterprise companies with hundreds of employees and dozens of departments, you often need to go outside of your customer service team to answer a question

These consumer contradictions mean AI opportunities in CX Article

These consumer contradictions mean AI opportunities in CX

Your customers still aren’t entirely comfortable with AI, nor do they understand how it’s already affecting them. Here’s how to help them — and your agents.

4 strategies for managing customer conversations Article

4 strategies for managing customer conversations

Discover four strategies to effectively manage the customer conversation and create quality relationships.

How to keep that personal touch as your company grows Article

How to keep that personal touch as your company grows

As businesses grow, they often grapple with a perplexing problem: how can a customer service team maintain that personal touch as it scales?

Optimize your sales forecast process Article

Optimize your sales forecast process

Better forecasting leads to more (and more predictable) sales.

The path to a better customer service workflow Article

The path to a better customer service workflow

You’ve done the work of building a strong team of great agents. Now, empower them to provide the best customer service they’re capable of.

Beyond bonuses: How to motivate your sales team Article

Beyond bonuses: How to motivate your sales team

Motivating your sales team can be a difficult task. Start with the right motivational process and strategies to motivate team members.

Integration anticipation Article

Integration anticipation

I’ve written at least 50 headlines for our monthly integrations post, you think you could do better? Let’s just move onto what you’re all here for

The 3 keys to silo-free, scalable self-service Article

The 3 keys to silo-free, scalable self-service

Having a knowledge base is one thing; but how do you manage content as it gets used across your business, in new and different contexts? Scale it smartly with these tips in mind.

Do you need a customer service BPO? Article

Do you need a customer service BPO?

Every business has specific needs that can’t be solved with a one-size-fits-all solution - consider utilizing a customer service BPO

How to know when it’s time for omnichannel customer service Article

How to know when it’s time for omnichannel customer service

If you’re wondering whether you’re in need of an omnichannel customer service solution, here are some tips on what you should look out for

Overcome forecasting anxiety with a scientific sales forecasting model Article

Overcome forecasting anxiety with a scientific sales forecasting model

Learn how to overcome forecasting anxiety by using a data-guided process: from giving your scoring strategy a tune-up to measuring across conversion points, these strategies will help you build a solid sales forecasting model.

3 benefits of proactive engagement Article

3 benefits of proactive engagement

Proactive engagement is anticipating the context of common support issues and being a step ahead, so you can guide customers towards the experience they deserve

How to create the perfect sales stages journey Article

How to create the perfect sales stages journey

Think of your sales-process as a road trip and your sales stages as stops along the way. Create a road map to help your reps turn deals into customers.

The Zendesk Benchmark: customer experience trends how-to guide White Paper

The Zendesk Benchmark: customer experience trends how-to guide

Your customers are comparing you to the best customer experience they’ve ever had—every time. It’s a…

The Zendesk Benchmark: 2019 customer experience trends Article

The Zendesk Benchmark: 2019 customer experience trends

Get your personalized Customer Support Performance Report Card here. Your customers are comparing you to the…

Introduction to sales forecasting in 2019 Article

Introduction to sales forecasting in 2019

Accurate sales forecasting is essential to future growth and revenue. Check out our five sales forecasting strategies and how you can use each one.

Your customers are important–and so is their data Article

Your customers are important–and so is their data

Security breaches pose real danger to fintech firms and their customers--so when evaluating customer service software, here's what should support leaders look for

5 trends to uncover in your customer service data Article

5 trends to uncover in your customer service data

A whole lot of data comes out of support interactions. Here are five telltale signs that there's a trend involving your customers and the effectiveness of your customer support.