Take a customer-facing approach to your internal knowledge base
Self-service portals save agents and customers valuable time; more and more companies find that an internal knowledge base helps accomplish the same thing for employees. Here’s how to optimize a knowledge base for internal use.
Support agents can improve the ecommerce experience
Given the importance of streamlined solutions, it’s as important as ever for ecommerce companies to also streamline how agents solve customer problems.
Collaborate across your ecosystem with Side Conversations
Getting the right information to or from the right people in a large organization is easier said than done. True collaboration can then sometimes seem like a pipe dream. Enter Side Conversations, part of the Collaboration add-on for Zendesk Support designed to save time and streamline internal operations.
Keep your knowledge base healthy with the newest innovations
The healthiest knowledge bases are iterated and improved upon over time. Learn how the newest help center innovations can streamline and automate that process for your support team.
International relations 101: The keys to multilingual support success
Zendesk customer advocate Teresa Rosado-Sanna takes a global, nimble approach to support, guided by one key philosophy for work and life: Where there's a will, there's a way.
Introducing Guide Enterprise
Guide Enterprise makes it easy for large teams to collaborate on help center content processes and manage knowledge internally, externally, and across multiple brands.
Introducing Content Cues for Zendesk Guide Enterprise
We made it easier to create the help content that customers are looking for – introducing Content Cues for Zendesk Guide Enterprise
The dynamic, long-term impact of self-service
Self-service is often considered an end goal for a support organization. In reality, it's much more dynamic, driving long-term efficiencies and customer-first philosophies across the entire business.
Using more than technical skills to solve technical issues
We've turned the spotlight on David Lowe, a premier support engineer. Here he shares the value of using soft skills when solving complex technical issues at the tier 3 level.
The four C’s of cherry-picking
With cherry-picking, rather than choosing the next available request your agent chooses one they’d rather work on
Knowledge management cultivates high-performing teams
The secret weapon of great customer service teams is two-fold: excellent internal knowledge management and thoughtful training on how to make the most of that resource.
Time to build a support operations team
It might be difficult to determine how and when to add a support operations team. Learn how we did it.
Happier agents go with the flow
Being in the zone feels great, because it is great. These tips will help make flow state a steady part of your experience as an agent.
Everyone is an SME in the self-service economy
The same self-service content that helps your existing customers succeed is becoming increasingly important in obtaining new customers. Amid this self-service win-win, the role of subject-matter expert (SME) has broadened—here's how.
Building real relationships through technology
BombBomb uses video—and Zendesk Support, Guide, and Chat—to rekindle a sense of human connection with its customers
Feedback is a gift—take it and optimize
If you want to provide optimal support, you need to focus on your agents and what they need
The key to great service? Saying “I don’t know”
We’ve turned the spotlight on Zac Renault, a customer advocate who provides French language support. Zac explains the value of sometimes telling the customer, “I don’t know,” as the first step toward resolution
How to set up support tiers
Truly customer-driven support teams are often organized into tiers built around specific skills and levels of experience
Are your customer service representatives happy?
It's not always easy to tell if customer service representatives are happy or not, but agent satisfaction surveys and agent performance metrics can help.
Vacation-ing the premises
Sticking around isn’t doing anyone any favors. Here are the tangible benefits of taking vacation time.
6 tips to hone your support superpowers
To hone your support superpowers, here are 6 tips to keep top of mind when offering customer support.
Improving retail experiences with conversational commerce
Conversational commerce is designed to connect customers with their favorite brands in real-time.
Be a good neighbor, become a good business with CSR
As a global company with more than 2,000 employees in 13-plus offices, we're scaling our CSR efforts into a global strategy.
Execs need to be the kind of leaders people want to follow
Earlier on in my career, I was looking to join a company whose vision and executive leadership I believed in. I thought I’d found that.