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Take a customer-facing approach to your internal knowledge base

Self-service portals save agents and customers valuable time; more and more companies find that an internal knowledge base helps accomplish the same thing for employees. Here’s how to optimise a knowledge base for internal use.

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Icebreaker alternatives for people who hate icebreakers

“Today is all about getting to know each other, building relationships, and finding out even more…

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12 call centre metrics to track (and how to improve them)

Call centers play a key role in creating great customer experiences. Track these key call center metrics to measure performance and achieve customer service success.

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Introducing The Zendesk Suite

The Zendesk Suite bundles Zendesk Support, Guide, Chat, and Talk into a single omnichannel solution

Women in Leadership

At Zendesk, we care about creating an inclusive environment for all leaders, in particular women leaders, so that we can celebrate achievements, provide networking opportunities and collaboration to help support women in CX and beyond.

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What is average handle time (AHT) and how do you calculate it?

Average handle time (AHT) is a customer service metric that measures the average length of a customer's call. Use it to improve operational efficiency.

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The startup spouse: a view from the other side of bed

Over half a million people become entrepreneurs in the United States each month. That’s a lot…

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Knowledge management best practices

A Q&A with Forrester's Kate Leggett on knowledge management best practices.

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What are your most important customer service objectives?

We asked some customer experience experts to provide examples of important customer service objectives.

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Hold the line—your new hold music has arrived

There are plenty of places to get high-quality on hold music for cheap—or even free.

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Time to build a support operations team

It might be difficult to determine how and when to add a support operations team. Learn how we did it.

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Say it with an emoji. Yes, even at work.

Whether or not you it, modern communication often involves emojis or their predecessor, emoticons. They’ve even…

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The Multi-channel Customer Care Report

Customers simultaneously want the warmth of human communication and the speed and efficiency of automated service.

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4 Crucial Trends for the 2018 Holiday Retail Season

In this post-Christmas moment, retailers are assessing the just-concluded season and starting to plan for the next one.

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Gartner’s Customer Engagement report

With the many available CEC options to research and choose from, it can be challenging to determine which one is the right fit for a company.

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Tip of the week: auto-assigning tickets

Today’s tip of the week describes how to automatically route tickets to a particular agent, or…

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Mediaocean empowers better customer support teams and content with Zendesk

Mediaocean is an advertising service and software company, headquartered in New York City, with 1,000 employees serving more than 80,000 clients in over 77 markets and a global media spend of over $140 billion

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Chatbots and the future of real-time communication

Companies are using chatbots to scale more and more.

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Welcome to the wonder of the West Coast work culture

Out west, where the sun is unafraid to make itself known, weekends are consumed with outdoor…

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