The Museum of Annoying Experiences Article

The Museum of Annoying Experiences

What if Zendesk, the champions of customer service, changed the world?

Service

A complete guide to personalization in 2021 Article

A complete guide to personalization in 2021

Customers often want personalized experiences but hesitate to share too many details. Here’s how to navigate conflicting interests and deliver personalization.

Millennials vs. Gen Z: How their customer service expectations compare Article

Millennials vs. Gen Z: How their customer service expectations compare

Millennials and Zoomers will soon become the two largest consumer groups in the country. Companies hoping to earn their brand loyalty should study their differing customer experience expectations and preferences.

How to handle the most common customer complaints Article

How to handle the most common customer complaints

How would you deal with a customer complaint? Play your cards right, and today's upset customers may become your most loyal customers tomorrow.

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

75 motivational sales quotes to pump you up Article

75 motivational sales quotes to pump you up

Whether you're in need of encouragement to meet your sales goals or comforting words after losing a deal, these inspirational quotes will reignite your fire.

Lead generation: What it is and how to master it Article

Lead generation: What it is and how to master it

Figuring out how to generate leads is almost as hard as converting them. Use this comprehensive guide to lead generation to pack your sales pipeline with quality prospects.

Upselling and cross-selling: Understanding the concepts and building a strategy Article

Upselling and cross-selling: Understanding the concepts and building a strategy

“Do you want to make that a meal?” It’s the most common offer at a drive-through…

7 secrets of sales leadership White Paper

7 secrets of sales leadership

Managing a sales team is never easy, but massive upheaval made the task harder than ever…

Culture

In the quest for a healthier planet, ecosystem restoration offers hope Article

In the quest for a healthier planet, ecosystem restoration offers hope

Climate change is one of four focus areas for Zendesk social impact programming in 2021. This Earth Day, we’re sharing our climate commitments.

A guide to building a customer-centric organizational culture Article

A guide to building a customer-centric organizational culture

Your company’s organizational culture is its identity. Learn how to build a culture that’s all about your customers.

How “The Great Compression” can lead to better retail CX Article

How “The Great Compression” can lead to better retail CX

Retail’s digital tipping point is a blessing in disguise

Working remotely: Pros, cons, and secrets to success Article

Working remotely: Pros, cons, and secrets to success

Remote work is the new normal. Here are the benefits and challenges for companies and employees transitioning to working remotely—and how to make the most of it.

Guides, research, and more

The digital tipping point: How SMBs can accelerate CX success in 2021 Guide

The digital tipping point: How SMBs can accelerate CX success in 2021

Companies are rapidly acquiring new technologies to reach customers and connect remote teams. Our report provides data-backed best practices to help you keep up.

The digital tipping point: How mid-to-large-sized businesses can accelerate CX success in 2021 Guide

The digital tipping point: How mid-to-large-sized businesses can accelerate CX success in 2021

Companies are rapidly acquiring new technologies to reach customers and connect remote teams. Our report provides data-backed best practices to help you keep up.

Customer service gets conversational White Paper

Customer service gets conversational

A lot changed in 2020, customer behaviors included. Not only did they reach out to companies…

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The best forum software for creating an online community Article

The best forum software for creating an online community

What is the best forum software? Read on to find out.

How Birchbox provides personalized customer support Article

How Birchbox provides personalized customer support

As one of the world’s largest grooming and beauty subscription services, Birchbox is obsessed with giving customers a personalized, white-glove experience

Collaboration, inspiration, support: Inside the InVision community Article

Collaboration, inspiration, support: Inside the InVision community

The team at InVision explains how they reaped the benefits of an engaged user community, now an essential component of their business strategy—for support and beyond

Writing the ultimate sales representative job description [with template] Article

Writing the ultimate sales representative job description [with template]

Learn how to write an effective sales rep job description and recruit the best talent for your company. Included: FREE templates and examples from the best

Where do your customers stand on sustainable packaging? Article

Where do your customers stand on sustainable packaging?

These days, every time I buy something wrapped in plastic, I am haunted by the specter…

How to build a brand that will evolve with your business Article

How to build a brand that will evolve with your business

You’ve landed on the Big Idea, or at least that’s what you and your fellow sleep-deprived…

4 principles of the consultative sales approach Article

4 principles of the consultative sales approach

Consultative sales is solution-based selling based on a deep understanding of the customer. Convert more leads with these 4 consultative sales principles.

Why some retailers aren’t affected by the Amazon Effect Article

Why some retailers aren’t affected by the Amazon Effect

Austin-based startup Beardbrand didn’t plan to not sell on Amazon. In fact, James Wilson, a growth…

Put the customer experience first with inside tips from Zendesk Article

Put the customer experience first with inside tips from Zendesk

In order to effectively deploy exceptional customer service solutions, there are five key phases of implementation that every company should consider

What is relationship marketing? A guide for 2021 Article

What is relationship marketing? A guide for 2021

The differences between customer relationship marketing and customer relationship management can be confusing. Learn the definition of each in this post!

From notifications to conversations Article

From notifications to conversations

How India’s largest crowdfunding platform doubled donations with WhatsApp

Messaging is open for business. Are brands ready? Article

Messaging is open for business. Are brands ready?

We’re living in the messaging era. From chatbots and voice assistants to emojis and end-to-end encryption,…

The latest integrations have arrived Article

The latest integrations have arrived

We're wrapping up summer and preparing for fall with some brand new integrations

How 8 companies deliver exceptional customer experience at scale Guide

How 8 companies deliver exceptional customer experience at scale

Delivering exceptional customer experience at scale can be a challenge, but with a modern, easy-to-use CRM…

Navigating the bumpy road to a seamless customer experience Article

Navigating the bumpy road to a seamless customer experience

People talk and write all the time about seamless customer experiences. What they don’t so often…

3 ways customer feedback software can improve the customer experience Article

3 ways customer feedback software can improve the customer experience

What is customer feedback software? Imagine a magical place where you can see and have insight…

Optimize your support solution: a checklist Article

Optimize your support solution: a checklist

Your customer support technology should evolve with you as your business scales and changes. Use these steps as a map.

The 3-step process for better agent training Article

The 3-step process for better agent training

Customer support leaders need to create an agent training process that's simple, repeatable, and scalable. Here's how

How to use emotional data to build customer loyalty Article

How to use emotional data to build customer loyalty

In the 1990s, neuroscientist Antonio Damasio made a breakthrough discovery: people make decisions based primarily on…

Why enterprise companies’ employees need help desk software White Paper

Why enterprise companies’ employees need help desk software

Enterprise companies—especially ones that operate in the technology, healthcare, energy, and manufacturing sectors—face complex challenges in…