Every ticket is a puzzle: One advocate’s drive to solve them
Carl McDowell is a Tier 2 Technical Support Engineer at Zendesk in Melbourne. In this interview, he talks about life as a Talk Product Champion.
How Zendesk customers gain value with ticketing and real-time support
Instant communication is the expectation when it comes to support, and when more than 53% of shoppers abandon their online purchase if they can’t find a quick answer, real-time communication in addition to traditional email support can help prevent customers from churning.
Using a smart knowledge base to unlock agent potential
Arm your agents with a smart knowledge base to help them become more efficient, more effective, and enjoy higher levels of satisfaction
Support your support with self-service
More than 20% of agent time is spent looking for info, but having a good knowledge base of content can aid agents with the information they need to better serve customers.
Fresh additions to the App Marketplace
September brings us plenty of new app integrations
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
Providing automated self-service where customers (and agents) want it most
As customers trend towards becoming more self-sufficient, they’re becoming more accustomed to interacting with AI-powered tools for the support they need.
Better together: Zendesk welcomes Base
Today we have news: we’re sharing that love with another—related—part of your business: the sales team. Zendesk announced today that we are acquiring Base.
It’s national app month
No, that's not a holiday I made up just now
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
Announcing the Zendesk and WhatsApp Integration
We’re excited to announce the launch of our integration with WhatsApp Business Solution
What’s the haps with the apps?
We're closing out July with some great new apps
When is it best to use chatbots vs. humans for customer service?
A common misconception is that chatbots are intended to solve 100% of problems and completely replace human agents. This is not the case.
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
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
New Zendesk research: how to go omnichannel
We used data from the Zendesk Benchmark to create best practices on how to actually adopt an omnichannel approach to customer service
Skills-based routing: Route your way to success
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
An integration libation
Zendesk plus some great new apps are a recipe for a great cocktail
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.
New Zendesk research: omnichannel and better support
With data from the Zendesk Benchmark, we discovered an all-around better support experience for customers
Providing support on multiple channels in multiple languages
Language doesn’t need to be a barrier in your efforts at going global
What is omnichannel customer service?
Customers expect a seamless journey across channels—one in which self-service options are available and they never have to leave the mobile app or website