What Is Zendesk?

Zendesk is the only complete customer service solution, that is both easy to use and scales with your business. On average, companies using Zendesk increase customer satisfaction by 25% and agent productivity by 30% - at any scale. All your customer interactions live in a single, dynamic interface with features like web widgets, pre-defined ticket responses, and a full customer history. Get up and running quickly, and expect to see results even faster.

Who Uses Zendesk?

Over 160,000 companies rely on Zendesk's customer service solution to build the best customer experience. Our software is powerful and flexible, and scales to meet the needs of any business.

Zendesk Details

Zendesk

Founded in 2007

Zendesk pricing

Starting Price:

USD 19.00/month
  • Yes, has free trial
  • No free version

Zendesk does not have a free version but does offer a free trial. Zendesk paid version starts at USD 19.00/month.

Pricing plans get a free trial

Zendesk Details

Zendesk

Founded in 2007

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Zendesk deployment and support

Support

  • Email/Help Desk
  • FAQs/Forum
  • Knowledge Base
  • Phone Support
  • 24/7 (Live rep)
  • Chat

Deployment

  • Cloud, SaaS, Web-based
  • Android (Mobile)
  • iPhone (Mobile)
  • iPad (Mobile)

Training

  • In Person
  • Live Online
  • Webinars
  • Documentation
  • Videos

Features of Zendesk

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Management
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • CRM
  • Calendar Management
  • Calendar Sync
  • Calendar/Reminder System
  • Campaign Management
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management
  • Customer Database
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Data Import/Export
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Email Management
  • Email Marketing
  • Email Templates
  • Forecasting
  • Interaction Tracking
  • Internal Chat Integration
  • Lead Capture
  • Lead Generation
  • Lead Management
  • Lead Qualification
  • Marketing Automation
  • Mobile Access
  • Opportunity Management
  • Pipeline Management
  • Projections
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • Referral Tracking
  • Reminders
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Sales Forecasting
  • Sales Pipeline Management
  • Sales Reports
  • Sales Trend Analysis
  • Segmentation
  • Social Media Integration
  • Task Management
  • Territory Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Workflow Management

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  • Call List Management
  • Call Logging
  • Call Monitoring
  • Call Recording
  • Call Reporting
  • Call Routing
  • Call Scripting
  • Call Tracking
  • Call Transfer
  • Callback Scheduling
  • Caller ID
  • Campaign Management
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Computer Telephony Integration
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management
  • Customizable Reports
  • Email Management
  • IVR / Voice Recognition
  • Inbound Call Center
  • Interaction Tracking
  • Live Chat
  • Manual Dialer
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Channel Communication
  • Outbound Call Center
  • Performance Management
  • Predictive Dialer
  • Progressive Dialer
  • Queue Management
  • Real Time Analytics
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real Time Reporting
  • Real-Time Chat
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Social Media Integration
  • Third Party Integrations
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  • Workflow Management

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  • Email Reminders
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  • Feedback Management
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  • Forum / Discussion Board
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  • Moderation
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  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Multi-Language
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  • Reporting & Statistics
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  • Knowledge Management
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  • Multi-Channel Data Collection
  • Multi-Channel Management
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Reviews of Zendesk

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Average score

Overall
4.4
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Service
4.2
Features
4.3
Value for Money
4.1

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Brian H.
Brian H.
Software Engineer in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Gives the features you need

5 2 months ago

Comments: From my perspective, its great at what it is supposed to be - a very easy to use and simple ticketing system. The API is straight forward and has most of the fields represented on the main Zendesk ticket screens. Overall, it is cheaper than Freshdesk and I feel like it accomplishes what we need it to for the most part.

Pros:

Zendesk user experience is simple to navigate and has a modern look and feel. The thing I like the most is the simple navigation, great use of colors where needed, and the ticket history.

Cons:

The client portal (Guide) offers a lot of great features but one that is lacking would be showing custom fields to end users in a list form (allowing end users to search and organize their ticket list). One of our particular scenarios is needing this feature and due to it missing, have had to rely on other 3rd party services to surface up that information in a searchable form.

Kieran K.
Event Manager in Taiwan
Events Services, Self Employed
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

All in one solution

4 2 months ago New

Comments: Easy implementation
Gradually expanded to other features
Still need better tracking

Pros:

Replaced a number of systems and allows for tracking history across mediums

Cons:

Slow to use when many apps and integrations configured

Alternatives Considered: Freshdesk

Reasons for Choosing Zendesk: Combine calls tickets and tutorials in one

Switched From: ScreenSteps and UserVoice

Alexander M.
Support Engineer in US
Computer Software, 501-1,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

Busy UI, Lacking Knowledge Base Integration

2 2 months ago New

Comments: For a very basic CRM it's fine, but get to an organization with any real scale, and I think Salesforce Service Cloud is a much more compelling option. There seems to be little to no capability in Zendesk to really build custom applications + flows to support business processes. So you end up trying to fit a round peg in a square hole.

Pros:

- I think what they try for is simplicity, but I don't think it succeeds very well. - UI is relatively reactive and speedy.

Cons:

- Overly busy user interface. - Lack of customization for views. - Poor integration with knowledge base - Interface for viewing parent accounts + child accounts of those accounts just doesn't make sense, it isn't intuitive.

Oscar A.
Oscar A.
Manager in Mexico
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 11-50 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Zendesk = Great help desk

5 4 months ago

Comments: We have done quite well. We have already more than 2000 Tickets attended with the tool in our 2 subscriptions.
It has allowed us to keep a good control of our service and has allowed us to improve response times and quality of service, since the reports help to keep each Ticket impartially between us and the clients.

Pros:

It is easy to use. When new engineers arrive, it is very fast to register them in the portal so that they can begin to attend support tickets. For customers it is a tool that allows you to keep track of the hours that are billed according to the Tickets and even with the reports you can keep track of who reports and who fails to report.

Cons:

The licensing scheme could improve. In particular, we have two subscriptions to Zendesk, one for use by external clients and one for our internal users. For our internal users we do not require so many functionalities, only the basics, but among what we require is the chat service, only for this we have to jump to a subscription scheme that increases internal costs. Having this feature from the lowest script would be a good thing for us.

Alternatives Considered: Zoho Desk

Reasons for Switching to Zendesk: We had used other Zoho tools. But the best fit at the time was the price and being able to start with a very basic scheme of agents to test. So with a low initial investment we were able to implement the solution and start working, as soon as we saw its virtues we decided to stick with it.

Andre R.
VP Operations EMEA in Netherlands
Computer Software, 51-200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Easy to implement, easy to use customer services one stop shop

5 3 weeks ago New

Comments: Zendesk tackled all requirements for us when starting with it. We were on the lookout for easy to use software that would allow ticket management as well as a help portal for our customers. We required little assistance to get it set up.

Pros:

Zendesk is great to be able to easily log, handle and resolve tickets, embed CSAT and integrate with core systems such as salesforce and JIRA. Easy to deploy, easy to customize, rolled out in just a few months.

Cons:

I wish Zendesk would have a better method of dealing with organizations and users. Not only in reporting but basically in the administration of it. In our organization, it leads to a lot of noise and data quality issues.