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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Raising the bar as a customer support leader Article

Raising the bar as a customer support leader

There are many metrics that come out of customer service, but success in helping your customers and providing leadership goes beyond an awareness of them

Not your grandpa’s sales pitch: 3 outdated sales techniques to put to bed Article

Not your grandpa’s sales pitch: 3 outdated sales techniques to put to bed

Clients of today have different expectations and needs than the ones you learned about in college. Replace your old techniques with these new and improved strategies so you can win more sales now.

What we’re learning from Answer Bot Article

What we’re learning from Answer Bot

At Zendesk, we have jumped into exploring this newer world of business-applicable machine learning with Answer Bot

Time to tackle your ticket backlog Article

Time to tackle your ticket backlog

A huge ticket backlog can be an intimidating prospect for any customer service team. Our Zendesk support team shares a few tips on how to tackle it.

Welcome to the wonder of the West Coast work culture Article

Welcome to the wonder of the West Coast work culture

Out west, where the sun is unafraid to make itself known, weekends are consumed with outdoor…

Unleash the Power of your Ecommerce Site with Live Chat Article

Unleash the Power of your Ecommerce Site with Live Chat

Which is most effective at boosting sales, phone, email, or chat? How do you cut through…

Going global means learning to go local Article

Going global means learning to go local

When I hear the phrase “buying local,” I immediately conjure up images of farmer’s markets and…

What it’s like on the front lines of support Article

What it’s like on the front lines of support

Support looks different from company to company. We asked a few agents on the front lines of our Tier 1 support for insights into guiding and empowering customers.

Ibotta scales training hurdles with Zendesk and Lessonly Article

Ibotta scales training hurdles with Zendesk and Lessonly

Lessonly and Zendesk provide a powerful one-two punch for customer service and care agent training and…

Meet Answer Bot Video

Meet Answer Bot

Answer Bot works alongside your support team by automatically responding to your customers’ questions with content…

Conversion Tracking in Chat Article

Conversion Tracking in Chat

With Conversion Tracking, you can learn which chats are helping you accomplish business goals like sales…

Skills-Based Routing in Zendesk Chat Video

Skills-Based Routing in Zendesk Chat

All customers have different needs. Skill-Based Routing sends customers to the right agents, ensuring they quickly…

Roles in Zendesk Chat Video

Roles in Zendesk Chat

With roles and permissions, managers can create new roles for their agents and control what they…

Support and Chat Video

Support and Chat

Learn how Support and Chat can be used together to create and effortless, cohesive experience for…

Customer satisfaction surveys in Zendesk Support Video

Customer satisfaction surveys in Zendesk Support

Customer satisfaction surveys collect feedback directly from customers. Learn how asking customers a simple question can…

Ticket Forms in Zendesk Support Video

Ticket Forms in Zendesk Support

Ticket Forms in Zendesk Support help you gather specific information from customers so you can provide…

Groups in Zendesk Support Video

Groups in Zendesk Support

Groups in Zendesk Support lets you organize agents in different ways, such as areas of expertise…

Map a customer-centric omnichannel support strategy Article

Map a customer-centric omnichannel support strategy

The best omnichannel strategy lets your agents and customers move fluidly through channels

How to make a soundtrack for your life Article

How to make a soundtrack for your life

“Splish Splash” and the “Flying Purple People Eater.” The Beatles. Goth, goth, goth. Fugazi and Bikini…

8 Customer service baselines Article

8 Customer service baselines

Setting customer service baselines and then hitting them is essential for delivering on your goal of providing great customer service