Building the best customer experiences with Facebook and Zendesk Article

Building the best customer experiences with Facebook and Zendesk

Facebook selects Zendesk as its core CX partner to provide enhanced customer conversations across its messaging channels directly within Zendesk

Service

Report: CX Champions of North America Article

Report: CX Champions of North America

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

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.

Sales

Why you need sales process mapping to solve big-picture problems Article

Why you need sales process mapping to solve big-picture problems

Sales process mapping gives you a macro view of your sales strategy, so you can address and fix issues. Here’s how to use process mapping for your sales team.

10 sales performance metrics you should track every week, month, and quarter Article

10 sales performance metrics you should track every week, month, and quarter

You’re probably already tracking sales performance metrics...but are you getting good use of your data? Learn what metrics to track, and when.

The step-by-step guide to building an effective sales strategy Article

The step-by-step guide to building an effective sales strategy

Your sales team needs a step-by-step plan to make sales and increase revenue. Here's how to create a sales strategy that works.

3 ways Zendesk Sell + ActiveCampaign benefits sales teams Article

3 ways Zendesk Sell + ActiveCampaign benefits sales teams

96% of sales reps struggle with some stage of the sales cycle. For the majority of…

Culture

Holiday 2020: 3 trends for retailers this season Article

Holiday 2020: 3 trends for retailers this season

The most wonderful time of the year will look a bit different in 2020. The holidays…

We can navigate the future of work by looking back at our legacy of change Article

We can navigate the future of work by looking back at our legacy of change

“The future of work is often presented as a binary choice: a hunger game between organic…

Why the business of voting is everyone’s business Article

Why the business of voting is everyone’s business

Not so long ago, the general consensus was that you didn’t bring your personal politics into…

3 organizations on fostering long-term customer relationships Article

3 organizations on fostering long-term customer relationships

Staying connected to customers has always been important, but maintaining a connection that’s exclusively digital is…

Guides, research, and more

Report: CX Champions of Asia Pacific Article

Report: CX Champions of Asia Pacific

Zendesk partnered with ESG Research to build a framework around CX maturity. Learn how CX Champions across the Asia Pacific region are driving CX success.

Report: CX Champions of Latin America Article

Report: CX Champions of Latin America

Zendesk partnered with ESG Research to build a framework around CX maturity. Learn how the CX Champions of Latin America are driving CX success.

A Three-Step Approach to Jump-Starting CX Transformation in Government

A Three-Step Approach to Jump-Starting CX Transformation in Government

High-quality customer experience (CX) drives mission success, and the government sector is no exception. When government…

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Sometimes it’s not what you say… but how you punctuate Article

Sometimes it’s not what you say… but how you punctuate

Is there a punctuation mark that you overuse? Chances are good there is, whether or not…

People, planet, profit: Peak Design’s Green Deal Article

People, planet, profit: Peak Design’s Green Deal

Peter Dering had to earn his eponym. His firefighter father and intrepid older brother always went…

Meet your customers anywhere. Go omnichannel. Infographic

Meet your customers anywhere. Go omnichannel.

Customers expect to be served on their preferred channel, whether it be via phone, email, chat,…

The paradox of channel choice Article

The paradox of channel choice

It’s good to offer all support channels, but not all the time, and not everywhere

3 questions to ask when choosing the right BPO for your brand Article

3 questions to ask when choosing the right BPO for your brand

When a company chooses a partner, the who and how are crucial. This is particularly true…

Types of customers Guide

Types of customers

As a customer support agent you will interact with a variety of people, each with their…

The cure for support stagnation? A new integration Article

The cure for support stagnation? A new integration

We’re closing out July with some great new integrations

Improve omnichannel support with modern call center software Article

Improve omnichannel support with modern call center software

Phone support has long been the anchor of the customer contact center, evolving from the legacy…

Guide to email marketing Article

Guide to email marketing

Do you know what email marketing really is? Check out our guide to learn more about email marketing, best practices, and important metrics.

Yesterday’s extraordinary is today’s ordinary Article

Yesterday’s extraordinary is today’s ordinary

Every business needs to consider how to continuously deliver better customer experiences that can compete with…

How help desk software solves support problems Guide

How help desk software solves support problems

When we say “customer expectations,” the word that comes to mind is “rising.” Or it should…

How to choose the best live chat software Guide

How to choose the best live chat software

Providing on-demand customer support has become the new norm. With 49% of customers viewing quick resolution…

Beyond “buy 10 get one free”: What is customer loyalty? Article

Beyond “buy 10 get one free”: What is customer loyalty?

What exactly does real customer loyalty look like? We asked CX practitioners and experts for their best tips for building customer loyalty

How to change the way you deal with change Article

How to change the way you deal with change

Editor’s note: So much great business advice, so little time to read. That’s why each month…

How to increase sales: 5 data-driven principles Article

How to increase sales: 5 data-driven principles

Want to know how to increase sales? Based on compelling sales data, here are 5 principles that sales managers and reps can use to impact their own sales.

Big expectations, small businesses: What customers want in Europe Article

Big expectations, small businesses: What customers want in Europe

Good customer service experiences can result in more business from not just that customer, but also…

5 biggest gaps in customer service for midsize companies Guide

5 biggest gaps in customer service for midsize companies

Companies like Amazon and Uber have set the standard for customer service, which means that keeping…

5 biggest gaps in customer service for small businesses White Paper

5 biggest gaps in customer service for small businesses

The stakes are high for small businesses. Companies like Amazon and Uber have set the standard…

Values versus reality: surprising gaps in customer service Article

Values versus reality: surprising gaps in customer service

We all have blind spots. What companies perceive as excellent service does not always line up with the reality of the customer service they are delivering

3 lessons from Betterment on building a customer-centric financial service Article

3 lessons from Betterment on building a customer-centric financial service

When Jon Stein graduated college in 2001, he knew he wanted to help people make better…