Yesterday’s extraordinary is today’s ordinary
Every business needs to consider how to continuously deliver better customer experiences that can compete with the likes of today’s leading brands
Beyond “buy 10 get one free”: What is customer loyalty?
What exactly does real customer loyalty look like? We asked CX practitioners and experts for their best tips for building customer loyalty.
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.
Making CX smarter and more personalized with Zendesk and AWS
We’re partnering with Amazon for the launch of their Amazon EventBridge, with a simple, flexible streaming integration: the Zendesk Events Connector
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.
Start providing personalized customer service
There are many upsides to personalizing your customer service, but doing so can be a tightrope walk. Here are some tips for providing personalized customer service and customer experience at scale.
How is machine learning being used in customer service?
Despite it’s growing popularity, there’s still a lot of confusion concerning how machine learning fits within our current understanding of customer service
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
How we improved self-service for our customers
By improving our own customer service offerings, we aim to learn best practices we can pass along to our customers that enable them to do the same
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
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.
How Envoy builds apps 3x faster with a flexible CRM platform
Envoy, a Zendesk premier partner, shares how they quickly built an app for adding personalized touches to the customer experience, and did so with a flexible CRM platform
Keep it customer-centric: Self-service tips from Freshly
After enjoying considerable return on its knowledge base investment, Freshly continues leaning on self-service to support its growth
What does customer service mean to you?
Defining good customer service can be tricky, but forward-thinking companies realize that it’s customers who get to make that determination, not them
How to collaborate across teams to scale customer support
For enterprise companies with hundreds of employees and dozens of departments, you often need to go outside of your customer service team to answer a question
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.
The path to a better customer service workflow
You’ve done the work of building a strong team of great agents. Now, empower them to provide the best customer service they’re capable of.
Do you need a customer service BPO?
Every business has specific needs that can’t be solved with a one-size-fits-all solution - consider utilizing a customer service BPO
Good proactive engagement factors in privacy concerns
Many consumers love proactive engagement, when it’s done well. But honing it involves our data — which some of us would rather keep private.
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
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
Customer support vs customer service
While the meaning of the terms “customer service” and “customer support” may have become muddled, it is still important to differentiate the two
5 questions every IT leader should ask of their CRM platform
When IT leaders are deciding what they need out of a CRM platform, there are five important questions they need to ask