Zendesk

Zendesk

by Zendesk

Who Uses Zendesk?

From start ups to Fortune 500 companies, over 200,000+ customers trust Zendesk with their customer support needs.

What Is Zendesk?

Zendesk is the leading cloud-based help desk software built for better customer relationships. Improve your customer satisfaction. Support your customers on any channel: text SMS, web, mobile app, phone, email, social media. Equip your agents with AI powered workflows. More than 200,000 companies such as Uber, Groupon, Box, Airbnb, and Disney are using Zendesk to lower their support costs, raise productivity, and increase customer satisfaction.

Zendesk Details

Zendesk

https://www.zendesk.com

Founded 2007

Zendesk Pricing Overview

Zendesk does not have a free version but does offer a free trial. Zendesk paid version starts at US$5.00/month.

Starting Price

US$5.00/month

Pricing Details

Please contact Zendesk for complete pricing details.

Free Version

No

Free Trial

Yes

Deployment

Cloud, SaaS, Web

Mobile - iOS Native

Mobile - Android Native

Training

In Person

Live Online

Webinars

Documentation

Support

24/7 (Live Rep)

Business Hours

Online

Zendesk Features

Call Center Software
Blended Call Center
Call Logging
Call Recording
Call Scripting
Campaign Management
Escalation Management
Inbound Call Center
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Manual Dialer
Outbound Call Center
Predictive Dialer
Progressive Dialer
Queue Management
Real-time Chat
Reporting/Analytics
Case Management
Complaint Classification
Corrective Actions (CAPA)
Customer Complaint Tracking
Feedback Management
Forms Management
Issue Tracking
Quality Assurance Management
Routing
Self Service Portal
Social Media Monitoring
Survey Management
Batch Communications
Chat / Messaging
Content Management
Email Distribution
Interactive Content
Multi-Channel Communication
On-Demand Communications
Personalization
Print Management
Template Management
Video Content
Analytics
Churn Management
Communication Management
Community Management
Content Syndication
Feedback Collection
Gamification
Live Chat
Video Content
Analytics
Customer Segmentation
Dashboard
Knowledge Management
Multi-Channel Data Collection
Negative Feedback Management
Predictive Analytics
Sentiment Analysis
Survey/Poll Management
Text Analysis
360 Degree Feedback
Analytics
Call Reporting
Complaint Monitoring
Feedback Collection
Survey Management
Alerts / Escalation
Appointment Management
Call Center Management
Email Management
Knowledge Base
Live Chat
Performance Metrics
Queue Management
Self Service Portal
Social Media Integration
Surveys & Feedback
Virtual Assistant
Workflow Management
Account Alerts
Account Management
Communication Management
Customer Engagement
Customer Lifecycle Management
Health Score
Onboarding
Revenue Management
Usage Tracking/Analytics
Win / Loss Analysis
Alerts / Escalation
Automated Routing
Customizable Branding
Document Storage
Email Integration
IT Asset Management
Interaction Tracking
Knowledge Base Management
Multi-Channel Communication
Network Monitoring
Real-time Chat
Self Service Portal
Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
Ticket Management
Contract Management
IT Asset Management
Incident Management
Knowledge Management
Release Management
Self Service Portal
Service Catalog
Service Reporting
Ticket Management
Asset Tracking
Availability Management
Change Management
Configuration Management
Contract/License Management
Incident Management
Problem Management
Project Management
Release & Deployment Management
Self Service Portal
Call Center
Call Logging
Call Recording
Call Routing
Multiple Scripts
Phone Key Input
Survey Management
Text to Speech
Voice Customization
Voice Mail
Assignment Management
Dashboard
Escalation Management
Issue Auditing
Issue Scheduling
Knowledge Base Management
Project Management
Recurring Issues
Task Management
Cataloging/Categorization
Collaboration
Content Management
Decision Tree
Discussion Boards
Full Text Search
Knowledge Base Management
Self Service Portal
Canned Responses
Customizable Branding
Geo Targeting
Offline Form
Proactive Chat
Screen Sharing
Third Party Integration
Transfers/Routing
Website Visitor Tracking
CMDB
Change Management
IT Asset Management
Incident Management
Knowledge Base
Mobile Access
Procurement Management
Remote Control
SLA Management
Self Service Portal

Zendesk Reviews

Showing 5 of 2,374 reviews

Overall
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.3/5
Customer Service
4.3/5
Features
4.3/5
Value for Money
4.1/5
Ashley E.
Support engineer
Information Technology & Services, 1,001-5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 11/04/2020

"The best professional ticketing solution"

Comments: I have had several smooth years using zendesk and really love using it for every ticket incident I have to resolve.

Pros: I can manage my tickets with ease using Zendesk. It provides me with the perfect user interface to easily navigate between all my tickets and incidents. This tool is also widely used making it great for training new colleagues and customers to use this for internal systems.

Cons: The software is great however it can take a couple of hours to get used to the flow of tickets and interfaces in comparison to some other CRM software. Once familiar this is not an issue.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 11/04/2020
Ted F.
Production Support Coordinator & IT Specialist
Mining & Metals, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 1+ year
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    4/5
  • Customer Support
    1/5
  • Value for Money
    4/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    0/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 31/01/2020

"Need help from Zendesk? Forget it. Don't even bother."

Comments: Horrible. I only use this software because it would be a hassle porting all existing tickets over to a different platform. I needed billing support from them, and my ticket was 'escalated' to the Finance department, but nobody ever got back to me in time. Literally a few days went by and not one word from my Zendesk agent. They have a poor support system. So, if you don't ever need help with anything and know what you're doing, then ZD is probably for you.

Pros: The software functions nicely. It is very well put together. They make it easy to run a help desk.

Cons: The support, or lack thereof. If you need support for this software, they take a long, long time to get back to you. You better know what you're doing, because if you need to get a hold of them, I wish you the best of luck.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 31/01/2020
Verified Reviewer
Technical Support Specialist
Information Technology & Services, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    10/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 26/05/2020

"The CRM your company needs"

Comments: I love Zendesk. I suggest it to everyone to use. It's not robust like Salesforce but worth the investment.

Pros: The product is so easy to use. You can integrate any software to it to make your support processing streamlined and simple. We integrated JIRA, Slack, Gmail and TalkDesk. Zendesk also allows you to create a knowledge base within the system.

Cons: Setting up automations can be difficult, but rewarding once you have the process down. Also, searching for previous tickets for reference can be tedious and all over the place.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 26/05/2020
Verified Reviewer
CEO
Financial Services, 13-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
  • Overall Rating
    1/5
  • Ease of Use
    1/5
  • Features & Functionality
    3/5
  • Customer Support
    1/5
  • Value for Money
    1/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    0/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 05/05/2020

"Stay Away"

Comments: Customer support is terrible, they do have an unqualified customer success team. We requested a feature and it took them over 5 months with emails back and forth to let us know they can get it done. When i tried to cancel the contract they said we can not cancel it because you have another 1 year on a contract which was incorrect. the success manager was still thinking we are in 2019 after i pointed that out they still refused to cancel the contract. My advice to this company is a legacy and you should look into a more modern system and there is alot of them out there.

Pros: At first, we liked using them, we had no issues with their system until they started adding extra products that were not native. for instance, their chat app slowed down our website by at least 30%, we tried intercom and immediately had positive feedback from our users.

Cons: Their chat software will consume the life out of your website performance.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 05/05/2020
Alisa R.
Client Success Manager
Consumer Services, 13-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    4/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    4/5
  • Customer Support
    3/5
  • Value for Money
    4/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    7/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: SoftwareAdvice
  • Reviewed on 06/09/2019

"Zendesk is Functional: Customer Service...not so much"

Comments: Overall, my experience has been good. It's a popular platform for a reason as it contains popular features such as reporting and analytics, easy transfers, and visitor history.

Pros: I really like their chat. It gives customers the ability to rate their support and our support representatives can request that feedback as well. I also like the variety of notifications. One is just downright cute (it's like a cow mooing). My reps easily transitioned to using this chat as we made the move from another platform.

Cons: Not that it matters a whole lot, but the UI isn't aesthetically pleasing. Also, and ironically, their customer support could use some work. I often have to reach out a second or third time to get attention.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Source: SoftwareAdvice
  • Reviewed on 06/09/2019