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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:

KickServ is developed for small businesses in any industry that provides client services in the field.
Thanks to Kickserv’s mobile capabilities, the solution can be used equally by both onsite and offsite employees. Technicians who work in the field can take advantage of advanced features like GPS tracking and automated team status updates.
It helps manage bids and estimates, jobs, scheduling, dispatch, invoicing, and tasks with a shared online calendar where users can complete jobs.

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:

  • Billing/Invoicing
  • History/Version Control
  • Payroll
  • Scheduling
  • Customer Management
  • Notifications
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Calendar Management
  • Payment Processor

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:

  • Invoicing & Online Payments: It is possible to send invoices and collect payments online instantly.

  • Detailed Reporting: Using predefined reports, or making own custom reports.

  • Dynamic Calendar: It can help teams plan for even the most complex schedules.

  • Self-service Portal: Enables user's customers to track their jobs and make requests with the self service portal.

  • Customer Tracking: From contact information to sales, job, and invoice history.

  • Sales & Estimates: Tracks all user's prospects and estimates easily.

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
  • Lite: $26 /month up to 2 users
    Basic: $44 /month up to 5 users
    Standard: $89 /month up to 10 users
    Pro: $134 /month up to 20 users
    QuickBooks® 2-way Sync: Online or Desktop $10/month
    14 day free trial

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:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Kickserv is most frequently used by professionals in the plumbing, landscaping, computer repair, HVAC, and carpet cleaning industries. The majority of these companies have fewer than 50 employees.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is used for field service management.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Platforms: Web-based on Windows and Mac, iPhone-iPad, Windows Phone, Mobile Web App.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is most commonly used with QuickBooks.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • They have a seamless 2-way Quickbooks integration with no double entry.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, they offer an API.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials.

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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