Values versus reality: surprising gaps in customer service
We all have blind spots. What companies perceive as excellent service does not always line up with the reality of the customer service they are delivering.
3 benefits of proactive engagement
Proactive engagement is anticipating the context of common support issues and being a step ahead, so you can guide customers towards the experience they deserve
How businesses can benefit from proactive messaging
Businesses are more likely to build a real connection with proactive messaging that's personalized and strategically implemented
Chat support models: shared vs dedicated
Here are two methodologies for channel assignment that can help improve the overall customer experience
Questions to ask when staffing chat
Here are some other considerations to keep in mind when deciding on the number of agents to hire for chat support
Bite Squad perfects orders with smart, personalized support
The Bite Squad customer service team includes nearly everyone in the company. Better analytics and more insight into site transactions enabled the company to connect with hungry customers more effectively.
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.
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
It’s national app month
No, that's not a holiday I made up just now
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.
An integration libation
Zendesk plus some great new apps are a recipe for a great cocktail
Take an integration vacation
Here are all of the great new integrations for May
5 ways customer interactions can improve your business
Customers will call, customers will interact, and customers will even vent at you. But the truth is, each interaction (whether good or bad) provides information about how your company can do better. Here are 5 ways customer interactions can improve your business.
Zola marries passion for support with modern tools
Zola combines compassionate customer service with modern tools and technology
The integration meditation
Everyone can relax; new integrations have arrived
Spring brings new integrations
Spring is here, and with it, tons of new Zendesk integrations
How a great customer experience comes from chat support
Live chat is one of the fastest and most personal ways to engage with customer service from afar. But that alone won’t define your customers’ experience - consider how they navigate the site, how they engage with support, and where they are on the customer journey.
See your business goals through by offering live chat
It’s crucial to be sure that your live chat goals align with your business objectives. You don't want an opportunity to slip by, so we're highlighting five business goals that can be supported (and more achievable) by offering live chat.
We’ve got plenty of new apps that will help you ensure your customers experience the best support possible
Improving retail experiences with conversational commerce
Conversational commerce is designed to connect customers with their favorite brands in real-time.
Understanding bot abilities—and limitations
The humans writing scripts and engineering bot handovers still hold the keys to customer service. Why? The answer is three-fold.
Did somebody say… new integrations?
Let's take a look at some great new integrations designed to improve and extend your use of Zendesk with new integrations for November 2017