Customer support management

The secret sauce to any great customer service and support organization is the team that makes it all possible. Check out our lessons, tips, and philosophies to help you engage and equip your agents so they can have better customer conversations.

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Become a CX Champion—Best practices for you and your team Article

Become a CX Champion—Best practices for you and your team

ESG Research pinpoints where companies are elevating their CX game—and where they’re falling behind.

How SMB CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success White Paper

How SMB CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success

Zendesk partnered with ESG Research to build a framework around SMB CX maturity and CX success. Download the complete report.

How CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success White Paper

How CX Leaders Who Raise Their Game Are Driving Business Success

Zendesk partnered with ESG Research to build a framework around CX maturity. Learn how the leaders are driving CX success.

Customer experience management advice from the pros Article

Customer experience management advice from the pros

Stories of great customer experiences often go viral because they’re exceptional outliers. An airline saves the…

Addressing customer experience from the CIO perspective Article

Addressing customer experience from the CIO perspective

For IT leaders, customer experience was already a hot topic, but the pandemic has amplified the…

How to immediately improve your customer experience in 5 simple ways Article

How to immediately improve your customer experience in 5 simple ways

Experts share the CX strategies that make a real difference.

9 customer service gifs that explain a day in the life of a support agent Article

9 customer service gifs that explain a day in the life of a support agent

Customer service representatives do not get enough credit. See here for funny customer service gifs that explain life in a support job.

What is customer obsession? How to become customer obsessed Article

What is customer obsession? How to become customer obsessed

We’ve all heard the stories of companies going above and beyond to provide their customers with…

Why customer courtesy matters (and 8 tips on how to nail it) Article

Why customer courtesy matters (and 8 tips on how to nail it)

Find out why compassionate customer service matters, and what it can do for your business.

What is customer-facing? Everything you need to know about customer-facing roles Article

What is customer-facing? Everything you need to know about customer-facing roles

Learn about customer-facing roles, what kind of people do well in them, and how to improve your own customer-facing skills.

Startup Central — The human guide to leading remote teams Article

Startup Central — The human guide to leading remote teams

WFH is here to stay. In this guide, we talk to startup leaders about how they're facilitating productive, human collaboration from anywhere.

The contact center and customer service

The contact center and customer service

Gain an understanding of contact center services and how a contact center boosts customer satisfaction.

Understanding call center burnout Article

Understanding call center burnout

Call center employees face unique challenges that can often lead to burnout. Understanding why can help fix bigger problems down the road.

How to start a virtual call center that provides excellent customer service Article

How to start a virtual call center that provides excellent customer service

Learn the best way to set up and manage a remote customer service team.

What is a customer success manager? Article

What is a customer success manager?

Does your company have a customer success manager? If not, you’re missing out. Here's how this role can help your organization.

What is call listening? Article

What is call listening?

Call listening can help improve your customer service team's performance. Here's what you need to know.

The definitive guide to contact center as a service (+ the 5 best CCaaS providers in 2020) Article

The definitive guide to contact center as a service (+ the 5 best CCaaS providers in 2020)

It's time to drop your dated call center technology. Learn how a CCaaS solution helps you connect with customers across all channels.

What is an enterprise help desk, and how does it benefit your team? Article

What is an enterprise help desk, and how does it benefit your team?

Here are the tools you need to meet your customers’ expectations, at scale.

A customer onboarding process guide for 2021 Article

A customer onboarding process guide for 2021

Getting customer onboarding right is critical to long-term retention. Here's how to build your business’s onboarding strategy.

Proven ways to deal with high call volume Article

Proven ways to deal with high call volume

High call volume can overwhelm agents and harm the customer experience. But support managers have a host of ways they can manage and deflect inbound calls.