Customer service management
The secret sauce to any great customer service and support organization is the team that makes it all possible. Check out our lessons, tips, and philosophies to help you engage and equip your agents so they can have better customer conversations.
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Let's look at how an organization that doesn’t use an omnichannel support solution compares with one that does
Understanding the value of the omnichannel experience is one thing, but successfully implementing it is something else entirely
Global support training, when done correctly, can ensure you continue to provide great support as you expand to new regions
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
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.
Skills-based routing (SBR), is a strategy used by support teams to match customers’ requests and questions to the most suitable pool of agents, based on their set of skills, instead of showing tickets to all available agents, whether or not they are qualified to answer them
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.
Ken Blanchard coined the term “raving fan” to describe a customer who is so overwhelmed and…
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.
Good support teams can meet the everyday challenges. Great ones use support forecasting to predict future scenarios and build for them.
It can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the number of customer experience KPIs. Learn how to identify the ones most important to your company.
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Demand for 24/7 support is almost certainly going to come as your business grows
We asked some customer experience experts to provide examples of important customer service objectives.
With cherry-picking, rather than choosing the next available request your agent chooses one they’d rather work on
An omnichannel customer experience is good for both customers and agents. Find out how omnichannel can streamline your contact center operations and make everyone's life a little easier.
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
It might be difficult to determine how and when to add a support operations team. Learn how we did it.
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.
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.