Put the customer experience first with inside tips from Zendesk
In order to effectively deploy exceptional customer service solutions, there are five key phases of implementation that every company should consider
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.
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
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
5 types of difficult customers and how to help them
No matter how much time you spend delivering good customer service, it’s important to remember you can’t please everyone every time. The key is to learn how to make the best of a difficult customer interaction and resolve the issue in a manner that satisfies everyone
How to satisfy customers using the right tone of voice
Although 49% of customers didn’t consider any of the listed options as too casual, 35% felt that emoticons were too informal for customer support. Similarly, 26% said
How to build customer loyalty with shipping
Some retailers see shipping and delivery as solely utilitarian. In reality, how you handle this process can be a big indicator of your commitment to your customers.
Providing support on multiple channels in multiple languages
Language doesn’t need to be a barrier in your efforts at going global
Repeat Customer: behind the scenes of great #CX
Zendesk's new podcast, Repeat Customer, is devoted to going behind the scenes of brands with truly great customer experiences
An omnichannel customer experience could be the missing key to both customer satisfaction and an improved agent experience
The key to great service? Saying “I don’t know”
Meet Zac Renault, a Zendesk customer advocate who provides French language support. He's an avid table tennis player and someone who isn't afraid to say, "I don't know" when he encounters a tricky customer issue.
Keeping gamers in the game through customer service
Gaming studios have more control over their customer service when they provide their own support channels. With the rapid emergence of online and mobile games, it’s more important than ever for gamers to get the help they need so that they continue to stay engaged.
Turn the churn around: how to reduce customer churn
Figuring out how to reduce customer churn can take a fair amount of work. Putting an actionable strategy in place will ensure that your customers stay.
Improving retail experiences with conversational commerce
Conversational commerce is designed to connect customers with their favorite brands in real-time.
Guide the customer to the right channel
Support is often geared to the needs and capabilities of a company. It's time to put the customer first.
Design a strategy for seamless omnichannel support
Scaling and providing consistency across channels requires an omnichannel support solution—informed by a strategy that keeps the customer at the center of your business
Be a better listener
Customers are always willing to tell you how they feel about your product. The question is, though: is there a better way to listen?
Grow the bottom line by building trust
Customers expect a certain level of transparency when they submit questions, but for growing a company, providing reliable and consistent service can be difficult
Deliver a seamless online customer experience
In this post, we’ll share how you can stand out from the crowd with a better online experience for your customers
Let customers choose your business hours
So how do you pull off delivering 24/7 business hours? By being smart humans and using technology wisely
Let’s get serious about improving the customer experience
Companies know how imperative it is to better understand how their customers interact with their brand so they can provide a better customer experience
How customer-centric is your organization?
When companies succeed at putting customers first, customers are more likely to advocate for and stay with a company longer. A customer-centric company’s good reputation is likely to bring in new shoppers because consumers are more willing to purchase from a company they believe will treat them well and personalize their experiences
Customer experience focuses on improving the way customers interact with your business. Doing so means putting the needs of the customer front and center
Four examples of good customer service
What if the industry’s definition of what comprises top-notch customer service varies from what customers really value?