How to build ideal workflows in Zendesk Support

January 25, 2017

Join our latest Fine Tuning discussion to learn more about the remaining “building blocks” of an ideal workflow

The reviews are in: Best headsets for customer service

October 12, 2016

Think about the tools you use at work every day—a mouse, a keyboard, maybe old fashioned pen and paper? If you’re a member of a phone support team, a headset is likely at the top of that list—it definitely is for our customer advocates. In fact, members of our support team are commonly asked for […]

Building your Zendesk workflow brick-by-brick

September 22, 2016

Building your Zendesk is a lot like building with LEGOs. Each component of Zendesk is made to work in harmony with the others so that you can create the strongest spaceship—or ticketing system—you can imagine. In today’s Fine Tuning discussion, I’ll walk through some key features, or building blocks

The skill every great chat agent needs to have

August 18, 2016

Meet Anna, Team Lead for the email and chat team supporting Zendesk Chat. Based in Manila, Anna joined Zopim back in late 2013

Tip of the week: Markdown embedded images

July 19, 2016

If you aren’t yet using a rich text editor in your Zendesk but you still want to embed images, this tip on markdown embedded images is perfect

How customer service agents can think like memory athletes

July 7, 2016

In customer service, agents are frequently tasked with memorizing hundreds of macros, tags, or other shorthand ways for categorizing information, in addition to learning everything there is to know about

Community Tip: Connect Zendesk with multiple project boards in MeisterTask

May 17, 2016

Using the MeisterTask integration you can connect your Zendesk account with a project board in MeisterTask to create an efficient communication channel

Play nicely in the ticket queue using the Play button or Guided mode

May 6, 2016

Optimizing ticket workflow is top of mind for any customer service manager and becomes especially important as teams expand and share workload across multiple global offices. That’s why, here at Zendesk, we implemented a Play button-centered workflow

Tip of the week: Use the 3 Rs to identify when and how to say “No” in customer service

April 5, 2016

In this Zendesk tip of the week, we cover times when “No” is the right answer and how customer service agents can say “No” in a helpful and empathetic way

Community Tip: Show customer love by sending a personal follow up

March 8, 2016

This Zendesk Community Tip from Magoosh explains an easy way to remember to follow up with customers after a certain amount of time