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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Bite Squad perfects orders with smart, personalized support Article

Bite Squad perfects orders with smart, personalized support

The Bite Squad customer service team includes nearly everyone in the company. Better analytics and more insight into site transactions enabled the company to connect with hungry customers more effectively.

How Bark disrupted pet retail with a great customer experience…for dogs Article

How Bark disrupted pet retail with a great customer experience…for dogs

Repeat Customer podcast, episode 7 When entrepreneur Matt Meeker went shopping for his Great Dane, Hugo,…

What will we leave behind for the underrepresented in tech? Article

What will we leave behind for the underrepresented in tech?

Women are able to vote, drive, own property, pursue almost any career they want, raise a…

How Brooklinen woke up the bedding industry by going direct-to-consumer Article

How Brooklinen woke up the bedding industry by going direct-to-consumer

Repeat Customer podcast, episode 6 When millennials Rich and Vicki Fulop couldn’t afford the luxury bed…

How Eaze is changing the customer experience for a newly legal product: cannabis Article

How Eaze is changing the customer experience for a newly legal product: cannabis

Repeat Customer podcast, episode 5 Eaze totally changed shopping for cannabis in California with its on-demand…

Why omnichannel support is no fairytale White Paper

Why omnichannel support is no fairytale

Omnichannel may feel like a trend or the tech topic of the day, but make no…

3 essential customer service metrics you need to measure in 2021 Guide

3 essential customer service metrics you need to measure in 2021

Everything you need to measure CSAT (customer satisfaction), CES (customer effort score), and more for your organization in 2021

How to implement proactive customer service, and examples of companies that did Article

How to implement proactive customer service, and examples of companies that did

Trust in institutions is at an all-time low. With spam galore, data privacy in question, and…

The how-to guide to omnichannel support Article

The how-to guide to omnichannel support

An omnichannel approach is unparalleled in terms of operational metrics and meeting customer expectations. But the…

Agility and the total cost of the customer experience White Paper

Agility and the total cost of the customer experience

Introduction Total cost of ownership (TCO)—it’s a deceptively straightforward term for a complex, rapidly evolving landscape.…

Customer service glossary Article

Customer service glossary

The customer support business has its own vocabulary. Some of the words and phrases may be…

Your customer base is expanding—is your self-service scaling with it? White Paper

Your customer base is expanding—is your self-service scaling with it?

The start of a new chapter of your business, whether you’re moving upmarket or adding products…

How Sephora created a futuristic, omnichannel customer experience Article

How Sephora created a futuristic, omnichannel customer experience

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How live chat helps businesses and consumers White Paper

How live chat helps businesses and consumers

Shopping, paying bills, looking for information, getting advice, answering questions: If you do almost anything online…

The Zendesk Benchmark: how fast-growing digital natives can innovate and scale Article

The Zendesk Benchmark: how fast-growing digital natives can innovate and scale

Enterprise companies that have already adopted digital technology face a unique set of opportunities and challenges.…

The Zendesk Benchmark: how established companies win with digital transformation Article

The Zendesk Benchmark: how established companies win with digital transformation

When customers speak with companies, they want to do so with the same digital channels they…

Customer effort: Work it, so your agents and customers don’t have to Article

Customer effort: Work it, so your agents and customers don’t have to

iTunes grew from a simple idea: if you make it easy for people to buy and…

Getting started with Zendesk Guide: strategies and best practices Guide

Getting started with Zendesk Guide: strategies and best practices

Self-service is quickly becoming a need, rather than a nice-to-have, for businesses. To provide helpful self-service,…

Key benefits of integrated phone support White Paper

Key benefits of integrated phone support

Despite the rise of newer channels like social media and email, many customers still prefer the…

How to structure your customer service department Guide

How to structure your customer service department

What does a successful customer support team look and feel like? How can companies deliver good…