Zendesk is a web based based help desk support service (SaaS – Software as a Service) that can be used by any small, medium or enterprise businesses, freelancers, service providers and anybody who is in need of a help desk for efficient customer support, whether they have only one agent handling problems or a large staff. It helps agents answer questions, track issues and streamline interactions. Zendesk’s simplicity of operation, its extensibility and potential for customization and the variety of tools it offers to manage the customer relationship makes it one uniquely proportioned help desk offering in the cloud.
Answering customer questions and resolving issues is a complicated process, prone to glitches that lets customers slip through the cracks. Help desk support provides resources to keep track of contacts, making sure each customer gets the attention required to make sure their experience, and thus their image of the company and its customer service operation remains as positive as possible. It helps customer service agents remain organized and productive by prioritizing their activities and making sure nothing gets forgotten. The best such systems allow queries to reach agents through a variety of communications channels and help the agent leverage resources within his own company to assist the customer.