Introducing Answer Bot

August 15, 2017

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

Customize your CSAT surveys

August 14, 2017

The simplicity of the CSAT survey lends itself to analyzing trends in satisfaction. Companies that focus on improving their scores have a competitive boost

The science behind satisfaction prediction

August 9, 2017

We dive into the guts of Satisfaction Prediction to explain how it can help raise your company’s overall CSAT score and maintain happy customers

Scaling real-time communication

August 1, 2017

With an increasing expectation for real-time communication, live chat and messaging are crucial channels for customer service excellence.

How Allbirds’ customer service is taking flight

July 28, 2017

Allbirds partnered with Zendesk for their customer service software when they first launched

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.

You get a new app, and you get a new app, and you…

July 27, 2017

That reference is still relevant, right?

Make self-service easy with the Web Widget

July 27, 2017

Most customers would rather not call support if they don't have to. Learn how to make it easy for them to find what they need

Increase useful live chat requests on your website

July 27, 2017

Let’s look at some of the most efficient ways to increase live chat engagement on your site

Untapped: the ROI of customer service

July 25, 2017

Customer service can have a direct impact on the bottom line. So why do so few companies understand the ROI of customer service?

Getting wise to providing (even) better support

July 13, 2017

In the beginning, Hootsuite was like a lot of startups, in immediate need of a system to help manage customer service inquiries and to keep pace with growth

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

Kicking apps and chewing gum

June 27, 2017

And we’re all out of gum. But we have plenty of great apps to highlight this month:

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

How video can enhance self-service

June 21, 2017

The human brain processes video at astounding speeds. Try using it in your support pages.

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

Are proactive chat scripts the answer?

June 16, 2017

How your agents handle the delicate back and forth of a live chat conversation matters. Some may say proactive chat scripts are the answer. But are they?

Deliver a seamless online customer experience

June 15, 2017

In this post, we’ll share how you can stand out from the crowd with a better online experience for your customers

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

Which call center metrics should you really focus on?

June 12, 2017

There are a few call center metrics that tell a broader story beyond the number. They can even provide details you weren’t looking for in the first place

Live chat vs. phone support

June 9, 2017

Different customer service channels offer unique sets of benefits to a business and to customers. Here's what to keep in mind when weighing live chat vs. phone support.

Raise your ticket deflection ratio with smart self-service

June 7, 2017

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