The 5 most important customer service techniques
Customers are king and in order to treat them like royalty, your customer service team needs to deliver the best experience every time
How your support team can nurture your community
As a Community Engagement Specialist, Brett Bowser applies years of hands-on customer-service skills to a different, and increasingly essential support experience
3 top priorities in banking customer service
Customers expect banks to offer an exemplary digital experience — and retain a human touch. High performers share these traits.
Zendesk Duet: break down the silos between sales and support
Duet is a “super seat” that gives users access to both Sell and Support, enabling sales and support reps to take advantage of the customer data flow between them
Three ways an AI-powered knowledge base changes the game
AI-powered knowledge bases have become vital to providing high-quality customer service--here's why
3 ways to turn your call center into an experience center
Cloud-based contact centers, workforce optimization, advanced automation, and AI are the driving forces behind turning call centers into experience centers
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
Help desk vs service desk: what’s in a name?
Regardless of what you prefer to call these support teams, there are many solutions that help you better meet customers’ needs
Unlimited support: How Vimeo’s dedicated support engineer Zena Hirsch uplevels operations
Many support leaders pine for access to engineers who can build bespoke solutions. Then, there are those, like Zena Hirsch, who become the engineer they know their team needs.
Knowledge management maturity: Tips for leveling up
Customers’ self-service experience should be a reflection of their relationship with you—not a symptom of your growing pains. Here's how complex organizations can keep content relevant.
More than just a rep—the modern customer service job
In the era of the customer, the customer service job has evolved beyond its tired clichés and become a full-fledged (and promising) career
Why support advocates should never fear the banana
Robin Frerichs is in the unique position of supporting Zendesk support agents, building a bridge between customer experience and the advocate experience
From content manager to cross-functional collaborator
As bonafide subject matter experts collaborating cross-functionally across the company, agents play an important part in knowledge management. Set them up for success by putting the right processes in place.
How to make your workflow flow
As your support teams grow, here are some tips on how to optimize operations at scale
These consumer contradictions mean AI opportunities in CX
Your customers still aren’t entirely comfortable with AI, nor do they understand how it’s already affecting them. Here’s how to help them — and your agents.
How to keep that personal touch as your company grows
As businesses grow, they often grapple with a perplexing problem: how can a customer service team maintain that personal touch as it scales?
The 3 keys to silo-free, scalable self-service
Having a knowledge base is one thing; but how do you manage content as it gets used across your business, in new and different contexts? Scale it smartly with these tips in mind.
Solving your customer problems without causing more problems
What your agents experience and how they keep track of customer needs is the crucial difference between a business that works and one that works well
4 tips for springboarding from Tier 1 support
See how Leah Guest used her training ground in Tier 1 support as a jumping-off point for her current position as a Voice of the Customer Platform Coordinator at Zendesk
Employees are customers, too: why building a better internal help desk matters
Focusing on customers' needs is crucial, but creating a rich employee experience can be just as important to a company’s long-term success
Help your multilingual knowledge base thrive with AI
With customers all over the world opting to self-serve, turning your knowledge base into an international resource can have a big impact on your customers and agents—especially if you supplement it with AI
Enhancing the agent experience with contextual workspaces
Support agents don't benefit from clunky interfaces or confusing processes - to ensure that agents have everything they need at the right time, they need a contextual workspace
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.