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Software Description:

Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together.

With more than 50,000 customer accounts, Zendesk is used by organizations in 140 countries to provide support in more than 40 languages.

Zendesk is a beautifully simple customer service platform. It enables companies to provide great customer service, scale with self-service options, and differentiate with proactive engagement. The result is customer relationships that are more meaningful, personal, and productive – all at a lower cost.

Software Description:

Believe your Sales Team could be doing more ?

We try to address one of the biggest and oldest challenges in Sales processes across the globe. How to keep your sales team motivated and performing to their peak potential every single day. It's something we all attempt to do in one way or another using excel files, sales contests and lots of email reports. However there's still a lot to be desired.

Catalyst is a Sales Management System that makes it easy for Sales Leaders to build engaged, data-driven, high-performance teams. Think of it as the Fitbit for sales people.

Transform your Sales Culture and get the most out of your sales teams by creating visibility, building accountability and driving motivation every day of the year.

Software Description:

With Kayako users can expand their helpdesk across different channels, including live chat, web, email, tickets, phone and self-service support.
Likewise, they can get insights from their customer support engagements to identify market patterns, buying behaviors, and bottlenecks in the service work flows. It automates helpdesk to manage repetitive queries so agents can focus on more important or urgent tasks. With Kayako agents can also sort, organize, and route emails faster and accurately.
Kayako stands out as one of the only solutions that actually integrates email, tickets, live chats, calls (with VoIP integration), self-service and remote desktop support into one virtual help desk.

Features:

  • Chat
  • Customer Management
  • Email Integration

Features:

  • File Transfer
  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Multi-User
  • Sales Motivator
  • CRM Integration
  • API
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • Notifications
  • Third-Party Plugins/Add-Ons

Features:

  • API
  • Chat
  • Dashboard
  • Email Integration
  • Notifications
  • Customer Management
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking

Summary:

  • Multi-channel support: email, web, phone, chat, social media

  • Flexible ticket management with automated workflow

  • Customer facing web interface that you can easily brand

  • Brings all your customer conversations into one place

  • Time-saving tools like ticket views, triggers, and automations

  • Robust reporting and advanced analytics

Summary:

  • Catalyst is a realtime Sales Performance Tracker

  • Crush your sales targets! Create an engaged, high performance, data-driven sales culture ​that gets the most out of your Sales Team every day​

  • Catalyst makes it easy to create visibility, build accountability and drive motivation across your sales team

  • Define clear criteria for valuable behaviors that lead to high performance with metrics.​

  • Take sales visibility to a whole new level with channels. Showcase key highlights of the day in real-time on the sales floor and keep your sales team focused.

  • ​​Keep your reps accountable and motivated to stay on track to hit their targets. Sales​​ reps can know their performance during the day by checking their scorecard.

  • Analyze sales performance metrics from many systems in one place. Combine metric data from call routing, billing, CRM and excel to gain unique insights.

  • Turbo charge your sales cycle with Competitions. Competitions are an effective mechanism to get your reps out of their comfort zones. Combine competitions with Channels for some spectacular sales results.

  • Set your floor on fire with real time data syncing. Catalyst can pull data from almost any data source in real time.

  • ​We designed Catalyst to deploy in the Enterprise from day one. We have deployed Catalyst for organizations with thousands of users across several geographies. All while maintaining consistent system performance and stability.

Summary:

  • Multiple Help Desk Reports: Kayako comes with 100 help desk report templates, varying from peripheral overviews to in-depth analyses.

  • Manage and Track Customer Support Tickets: If a ticket goes overdue, Kayako can automatically escalate that ticket: change its priority, assigning it to someone or triggering notifications.

  • Increase Customer Engagement with Live Chat Tools: Kayako's live chat tool is equipped with real-time visitor monitoring and proactive engagement.

  • Intuitive Agent Control Panel: Navigation is organized by channel. Customizable color coding is used to draw attention to tickets that are overdue.

  • Customer-facing Support Center: It lets user's clients navigate content, submit their own support tickets and log in to view the current issue and conversations surrounding it.

  • Custom Fields and Customization: This customer support app can be tailored to user's specific workflow, with custom ticket statuses, types and priorities.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Case: $24 agent p/mo (billed annually), or $29 (billed monthly).
    Fusion: $39 agent p/mo (billed annually), or $49 (billed monthly).
    Engage: $24 agent p/mo (billed annually), or $29 (billed monthly).
    Free trial: 30 days.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    What is this service generally used for?
  • Catalyst is used by sales leaders who believe in building an engaged, high performance, data driven sales culture.

    It helps them do this by addressing 3 core operational challenges:

    1. Visibility - Create real time visibility into Sales KPIs on the sales floor using our TV Leaderboards and Triggers.
    2. Accountability - Use scorecards to keep agents updated on their daily performance and targets.
    3. Motivation - Easily set up Sales Competitions to motivate your agents to perform up to their peak potential.
  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • We have extensive documentation, video tutorials and a customer support desk to ensure our users get the most out of Catalyst

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Catalyst can integrates with Salesforce and Pipedrive out of the box.
    It can also integrate with any other system through our API or SFTP.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Sales Teams which engage in high velocity sales, which are numbers driven(eg: lnside sales to SMBs) rather than knowledge driven (eg: Enterprise focused sales with long cycles)

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • CRMs like Salesforce, Pipedrive, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics and Zoho

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web app and Mobile responsive site.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, the app offers the ability for multiple users to be grouped together in any hierarchy like teams, regions, offices, etc. These can also be used to create competitions, performance insights and reports on these hierarchies.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Kayako focuses mainly on medium to large-size corporations.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is used as a help desk app.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Platforms supported: Linux, Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone-iPad, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with: Mailchimp, Basecamp, Freshbooks, Drupal, Magento , Salesforce Sales Cloud, Joomla, Wordpress, SugarCRM

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Kayako offers REST API.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • It doesn't offer multi user capability.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • They offer: email, phone support, and helpdesk.

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Founded:
2007
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Who uses Catalyst
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
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