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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Implement a world-class customer service solution Guide

Implement a world-class customer service solution

The decision to deploy new customer support software heralds an exciting new chapter in a company’s…

Rethinking customer service skills for the new era of retail White Paper

Rethinking customer service skills for the new era of retail

Customer experience is a front-and-center variable in the retail industry’s ongoing evolution. While experience-focused leadership positions…

How Slack changed the way we work by putting the customer experience first Article

How Slack changed the way we work by putting the customer experience first

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Say hello to Zendesk Explore Article

Say hello to Zendesk Explore

With Zendesk Explore, you get instant access to the customer analytics that matter—and the deeper understanding…

Break free with Zendesk Sunshine™ Article

Break free with Zendesk Sunshine™

It’s time break free from legacy CRM systems. Welcome to Zendesk Sunshine, our new open and…

Keep video gamers happy with these 4 customer service tools Guide

Keep video gamers happy with these 4 customer service tools

In 1972, a simple video game mesmerized players around the world: Pong. Despite its rudimentary black-and-white…

Personalize your interactions: The customer context tools you need Article

Personalize your interactions: The customer context tools you need

Customer context is crucial when offering personalized support, but it’s generally lost in the online experience.

Introducing Zendesk Sell: 3 things that are changing and 1 thing that never will Article

Introducing Zendesk Sell: 3 things that are changing and 1 thing that never will

Today, we’re excited to relaunch Base as Zendesk Sell, the newest member of the Zendesk product family.

How MoviePass radically changed the movie theater customer experience Article

How MoviePass radically changed the movie theater customer experience

Repeat Customer podcast, episode 2 Movie theaters have been struggling against a tide of new digital…

Tackling difficult topics head on: A conversation with Amy Gallo Article

Tackling difficult topics head on: A conversation with Amy Gallo

The author of the HBR Guide to Dealing with Conflict and a contributing editor at Harvard…

Fairness in the customer relationship White Paper

Fairness in the customer relationship

Win with fairness—strengthen your customer relationships The concept of fairness is essential to the relationship between…

Employee Satisfaction Survey Guide Guide

Employee Satisfaction Survey Guide

We know that having satisfied employees leads to having satisfied customers. Positive energy can be contagious,…

Your guide to omnichannel support Guide

Your guide to omnichannel support

Your door is always open, regardless of your business or support hours. Today’s customers ask questions…

13 strategies for becoming a customer-driven company Article

13 strategies for becoming a customer-driven company

Most business leaders understand that focusing on customer needs plays a key role in whether a…

10 help desk metrics for service desks and internal help desks Article

10 help desk metrics for service desks and internal help desks

It can be hard to identify the help desk metrics or service desk metrics that really matter for your organization, but these 10 are a good place to start.

Beyond cookie butter: the secrets behind Trader Joe’s great customer experience Article

Beyond cookie butter: the secrets behind Trader Joe’s great customer experience

Repeat Customer podcast, episode 1 Trader Joe’s has some of the most loyal and vocal (not…

The ROI case for omnichannel support Guide

The ROI case for omnichannel support

Offering support across multiple channels is becoming more popular than ever as companies seek new ways…

The Zendesk omnichannel approach Video

The Zendesk omnichannel approach

    When it comes to support, customers expect an open invitation. With Zendesk, you can…

The age of the customer: How companies transform their customer experience with Zendesk Article

The age of the customer: How companies transform their customer experience with Zendesk

  “The customer is always right” is a phrase that Zendesk takes very seriously. What a…

Building a best-in-class customer self-service experience Guide

Building a best-in-class customer self-service experience

It’s common knowledge that the benefits of self-service for your customers, your team, and your company…