Zendesk reviews from startup founders

96 reviews by founders
May 23, 2017

Zendesk works well enough. We like it.

Chandra Duggirala

CEO - Fuel

May 18, 2017

Zendesk is not very user-friendly but we are getting used to it.

Kelechi Anyadiegwu

Founder & CEO - Zuvaa

March 30, 2017

Zendesk does the job. It does take some time to figure out the program itself, but integration with other programs (such as JIRA and Slack) can be done pretty easily.

Kirsten Chong

Controller - Polymaze

Zendesk - Best Customer Service Tools for Startups

Zendesk is a customer service software that helps you to engage with and communicate with your customers easily and efficiently. It sports a powerful and complex set of features, including robust customer analytics, direct chat and a voice line to your customers, custom help centers and the ability to embed Zendesk into your native environment. Users appreciate its hundreds of plug-ins--like [email protected], which allows customers to rate your agents, and Dispatch that automatically creates tickets from data extracted from customer emails. Zendesk can be complex to set up, and it’s based on a ticket system that some companies find impersonal, but it reigns as the most popular customer support tool among Stacklist users.

How startups use Zendesk?

Some smaller organizations use Zendesk, but, with its broad spectrum of features and ability to handle a large volume of tickets, it’s more popular among larger Series A and B companies that have the internal resources to take advantage of all that Zendesk has to offer.

How much does Zendesk cost?

Zendesk has five plans that scale in pricing and features: Starter: $1/agent/month; includes basic features like email ticketing and a knowledge base. Regular: $25/agent/month; adds in more advanced features like satisfaction surveys and a custom domain. Plus: $59/agent/month; adds features like time tracking, custom reports and custom dashboards. Enterprise: $125/agent/month; brings in multi-brand support, multiple ticket forms and automated ticket sharing. Enterprise Elite: $195/agent/month; includes extra services like product training and elite support.

Vendor info

Visit the website: http://www.zendesk.com

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