‘Many to many’—providing richer, scalable customer support in the Zendesk Community
An active user community is a great way for users to connect with one another, share ideas, and get answers to questions. Here's how the Zendesk Community improved and enhanced our customers' experience.
Call center scripts: when and how to use them
Customer service reps are less engaged in their work when they use call center scripts that don’t have the flexibility they need to interact with customers
Let the robots have those jobs—the evolving AI-agent relationship
AI-supported automations can have a huge impact on your agents. Here are some things to keep in mind as you implement new workflows and leverage technology for increased productivity and agent satisfaction.
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.
Onboarding a business process outsourcer? Follow the four “Ts”
If you don’t get your BPO team onboarded quickly, and fully trained on your processes, product, and voice, you risk delivering sub-par service to your customers
4 surprising findings on big companies and customer support
Some big companies were born digital; others are just starting to modernize their customer support. New Benchmark research points to best practices for both.
How AI assistants close the gaps in customer service
AI assistants are capable of quite a bit more than their living room responsibilities. In the workplace, they’re helping to fill the gaps that commonly plague customer service: miscommunications, uninformed support agents, and meeting customers’ expectations.
Putting customers on the pathway to financial health
The LendUp customer service team does more than answer customer questions; the team works to educate and empower its customers to help improve their credit scores and pay off their loans
6 steps towards developing a customer support career path
As with any profession, a customer support career path can movie in many different directions
Will your support team work from a central location or virtually?
If you find yourself in the position of needing to expand your support team, one important factor will be whether you want your agents to work from a central location or a dispersed workforce
How self-service helps Reverb hit the right notes with customers
Emphasizing strong knowledge management practices, the team at Reverb gets ahead of customers’ needs with a truly omnichannel approach to customer service.
6 keys to ticket escalation
Ticket escalation helps you identify tickets that require special attention and route them to the appropriate agents
Omnichannel vs. the other way
Let's look at how an organization that doesn’t use an omnichannel support solution compares with one that does
How to build customer loyalty with shipping
Some retailers see shipping and delivery as solely utilitarian. In reality, how you handle this process can be a big indicator of your commitment to your customers.
Start your omnichannel journey the right way
Understanding the value of the omnichannel experience is one thing, but successfully implementing it is something else entirely
A simple way to understand machine learning vs deep learning
Machine learning and deep learning - you've heard of these terms that describe artificial intelligence. Here's a simple way to understand the difference.
What to consider before you offer global support training
Global support training, when done correctly, can ensure you continue to provide great support as you expand to new regions
Zoom + Zendesk: the benefits of video for remote support
We spoke with Zoom’s head of support and our own experts about the benefits of using Zoom’s video app in Zendesk, and we’ve included a few additional benefits for agents that use video for remote support in customer service
Stairway to success: How to grow in your support role
Agent turnover can be a real problem for support teams worldwide. Manila-based Tier 2 agent Esperanza "Zsa" Trias shares her tips on charting a career path in customer service.
Customer service world cup 2018
Using a key indicator of good customer service—customer satisfaction—we ranked the world's happiest customers by country
Providing support on multiple channels in multiple languages
Language doesn’t need to be a barrier in your efforts at going global
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.