When comparing Zendesk vs Desk.com, the Slant community recommends Zendesk for most people. In the question“What are the best user support & feedback services?” Zendesk is ranked 7th while Desk.com is ranked 8th. The most important reason people chose Zendesk is:
Zendesk offers a lot of [learning resources](https://www.zendesk.com/resources/) for users that will teach you how to use Zendesk and improve your customer service. These include webinars, videos and more.
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Pro Long list of resources
Zendesk offers a lot of learning resources for users that will teach you how to use Zendesk and improve your customer service. These include webinars, videos and more.
Pro All phone calls and voicemails are tracked
All phone calls and voicemails are tracked and recorded onto a Zendesk ticket, so you can easily keep a close eye on the types of customer calls and the quality of your team’s support.
Pro Great support for canned responses/macros
Desk Macros provide a great support for canned responses.
You can write canned responses for email and social media, and access them quickly either through a menu or by using shortcuts.
Pro Very well designed interface
The UI speeds up your workflow thanks to how uncluttered and intuitive it is.
Everything is well laid out, easy to find, and the overall design is visually appealing.
Pro Support for a wide range of mobile devices
- Android Tablets
Con High learning curve
Zendesk is one of the more complex options and can take some time to learn.
Con Integration with Salesforce requires manual work
You'd think it would be the best Salesforce integration ever since it's owned by Salesforce, but it's completely sub-par. You have to have customer service reps manually connect SF accounts to Desk Companies.
Con API is awful
You can't properly paginate/sort API results so you can get into situations where you aren't getting all the data.