Instead of asking “How can my support team keep up?” consider a different question: “What are the most important situations in our customers’ journey around which our support team can design proactive engagement and support?”
Customers will call, customers will interact, and customers will even vent at you. But the truth is, each interaction (whether good or bad) provides information about how your company can do better. Here are 5 ways customer interactions can improve your business.
Zendesk's new podcast, Repeat Customer, is devoted to going behind the scenes of brands with truly great customer experiences
Zola combines compassionate customer service with modern tools and technology
CircleCI relies on Zendesk to connect its remote, distributed technical support team with its customers. The company has seen gains in efficiency and satisfaction and built a custom open source Slack integration using the Zendesk API.
A comprehensive knowledge base is an essential piece of a 21st-century support operation. But implementing it is just the first step—maintenance comes next.
By embracing omnichannel support, Freshly empowers its customers to contact them in the way that’s most convenient
A customer’s time is precious, and so is yours. Average handle time (AHT) can help companies gauge the strength of their call center and phone support. It's a helpful KPI for both individual agents and the overall company.
Everyone can relax; new integrations have arrived
Good support teams can meet the everyday challenges. Great ones use support forecasting to predict future scenarios and build for them.
With GAAP revenue growth of a staggering 2,000+ percent over the last three years, in 2017 Fullscript moved from a combination of siloed support tools to adopt an all-in-one solution
Given the importance of great self-service support, which course should companies take to build out theirs? We turned to the Zendesk Benchmark for answers.
Strava creates fiercely loyal customers using a single, cross-device communication flow. Here's how they do it.
It can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the number of customer experience KPIs. Learn how to identify the ones most important to your company.
Every customer service interaction has the potential to build loyalty and trust with a customer, even the password reset answers you provide
The applications and benefits of customer self-service are vast, touching everything from global support to brand awareness
With the help of Dimensional Research, we conducted a study to understand the value of good customer service. The results back up what weve been saying for a long time: providing great customer service can pay dividends that are far-reaching and long-lasting
Demand for 24/7 support is almost certainly going to come as your business grows
Guide Enterprise makes it easy for large teams to collaborate on help center content processes and manage knowledge internally, externally, and across multiple brands
Brands that fall under the same parent company have unique customer bases, branding, and personalities. Why should their help centers be any different? Learn more about multibrand functionality in Guide Enterprise.
Spring is here, and with it, tons of new Zendesk integrations
Not sure what to make of your customer service efforts? There are multiple types of customer analytics that can help customer service teams stay proactive, but for proper preparations and clarity, they'll need descriptive analytics.
Most, if not all, companies understand the need for providing customer service. But if pressed, those whose job and skills don’t directly relate to support might not know their company’s customer service objectives
Live chat is one of the fastest and most personal ways to engage with customer service from afar. But that alone won’t define your customers’ experience - consider how they navigate the site, how they engage with support, and where they are on the customer journey.