What you didn’t know about self-service: 5 departments that benefit, too

November 27, 2017

Self-service positively impacts every department within an organization, not just your team of agents or the customers they’re working hard to serve. When content and metrics from your help center cascade beyond your support team, that info is a powerful tool as your business scales up. Here's how.

4 industry leaders on how they use the Knowledge Capture app

November 17, 2017

We talked to industry leaders from Electronic Arts, Fossil, Clever, and FINALCAD to see how they’re utilizing Zendesk Guide and the Knowledge Capture app.

SEO and customer service: The benefits of aligning efforts

November 16, 2017

Did you get here after googling a search term? Your customers find you this way, too. Here's how to be a customer service hero by leveraging SEO, or search engine optimization, to improve your ticket deflection rate and more.

Why it’s worth having your own branded community

November 13, 2017

There are many surprising benefits to hosting a branded community in addition to supplementing a help portal, including better SEO, knowledge sharing, customer engagement, and more

Agilyx partners with Zendesk to scale for size and international growth

November 9, 2017

Agilyx helps its customers adapt quickly and cost-effectively in the face of change, and has taken the same approach to its own customer service

What we’re learning from Answer Bot

November 6, 2017

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

How Zendesk customers benefit from self-service

October 2, 2017

For a deeper dive into the benefits of customers helping themselves, we highlighted five of our customers and their use cases related to self-service

Keep support knowledge fresh and useful

September 27, 2017

Knowledge is the product that your support team owns and builds every day

5 benefits of turning know-how into knowledge

September 20, 2017

To build and maintain a great knowledge base, the best people to “hire” are the ones that use the knowledge day in and day out

Shaving down ticket volume with Answer Bot

September 7, 2017

Dollar Shave Club earns a 25% resolution rate with Answer Bot, freeing up agent time for extended chat support hours and other projects

Mortgage Coach’s fast, easy support with Zendesk Chat

August 23, 2017

Using Zendesk products, Mortgage Coach has been able to serve an expanding customer base and encourage more volume while maintaining its team of trainers and support advocates

Introducing Answer Bot

August 15, 2017

A a new way for customers to find the answers they seek even faster – introducing Answer Bot.

3 of the best knowledge management examples

July 28, 2017

Design and user experience aren’t just buzzwords—they matter when it comes to serving your customers knowledge.

5 best practices for designing a knowledge base

July 6, 2017

When designing your knowledge base, it’s important to keep discoverability and simplicity top of mind. The best knowledge bases are intuitive, accessible, and simple. Read on for knowledge base design best practices.

From Sloane Square to SaaS: A support advisor’s journey at John Lewis Partnership

July 5, 2017

Janet Pratt has seen John Lewis move from typewriters to electric typewriters to computers. Today, she’s embracing SaaS software, diving in headfirst and taking a hands-on approach to providing support

FAQ-page design: Be savvy about self-service

June 23, 2017

With DIY on the rise, customers will greet a well-designed FAQ page as a useful tool—and a welcome relief.

Machine learning: a new potential in customer service

June 22, 2017

We’ve highlighted some of the potential innovations coming to customer service by way of machine learning

Building trust with automatic answers

June 16, 2017

Automatic answers are exactly what they sound like: they’re answers that are immediately given to a customer without any agent interaction

How PlanGrid empowers the construction industry with Zendesk Support

June 13, 2017

PlanGrid believes that impeccable customer service is the lynchpin to a lasting and healthy relationship with customers. To build that relationship, every person they interact with should be treated with

Raise your ticket deflection ratio with smart self-service

June 7, 2017

It’s time to demystify ticket deflection and improve your deflection ratio

For FabFitFun, subscriber growth means scaling up customer service

June 1, 2017

With hundreds of thousands of members and nearly 100 employees, FabFitFun’s email, phone, live chat, and social channels have to keep up with the company’s rapid growth

Ticket deflection: the currency of self-service

May 22, 2017

New tech and tools are making self-service a better option for customers and businesses. It’s easier than ever to vastly improve ticket deflection

3 ways to achieve better self-service

May 5, 2017

Most customers would rather help themselves than reach out to an agent. In order to deliver the support experience customers want, companies are expanding their online self-service capabilities

Introducing Zendesk Guide

May 2, 2017

To help customers take their self-service to the next level and establish a successful knowledge management practice, Zendesk is proud to launch Guide, a smart knowledge base for better self-service and empowered agents