FreshBooks is a SaaS helpdesk with features that suit both small businesses and large organizations. Its most notable features include multichannel function, integrated gamification for incentives, and smart automations. Likewise, it has self-service portals and standard features like ticketing and community platform.
You can convert customer emails to tickets for faster and more accurate response. You can also link tickets to forum queries or the other way around for consistent replies or answers.
Pre-built with Live Chat, Phone Support, and Game Mechanics, Freshdesk also integrates with popular business apps, such as, mailers, CRM, and productivity software, to create a seamless connection between customer data and relevant files. Use apps like YouTube, Google Apps, Slideshare, and other widgets to enrich your helpdesk ecosystem. Freshdesk also features a mobile app for iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows Phone, and Blackberry.
Similar to other FreshBooks reviews, our aim here is to help you gauge the product before you subscribe.
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Main features of FreshBooks are:
Convert email to ticket
Customer self-service portal
Service Level Agreements
Automated ticket routing and scenario automations
Social channel support like Facebook & Twitter
Community Portal with Idea Management & Voting
Multi-brand helpdesk channels
Freshbooks, Google Apps, Harvest, CapsuleCRM integration
Support for different languages and global locations
Freshdesk Customer Satisfaction Surveys
Leaderboard & gamification
The main benefits of FreshBooks are its rich feature set, customizations and great customer support. Let’s itemize the details below.
Transform your inbox into a collaborative platform. Agents can see a single panel with status updates so they can help each other address the problem. With more eyes, no email is left unaddressed.
Freshdesk’s proactive agent-collision detection avoids two reps replying to the same customer and, worse, with different answers
Create ticket labels and route them to the right staff for the right answers or resolution.
You’ll notice in many FreshBooks reviews that one of its benefits is the tickets are easy to customize in a way that makes sense to your business work flows
Automated processes fast track the process from dispatch tickets to resolution; tickets are also categorized, role assigned, and prioritized according to urgency
Track mentions of your brands across social networks and address a complaint quickly to prevent escalation or maximize opportunities to get more business
Your support agents get visibility in various social networks
Get intuitive suggestions from knowledge base to help your agents feed the correct answer
Help customers help themselves using your knowledge base portal, while offloading repetitive queries from your support team
Create a community of happy customers and brand ambassadors by encouraging them to share tips, share experiences, and even provide answers
Monitor customer-agent engagement and keep track of time to identify patterns, bottlenecks, or opportunities across your support infrastructure
Create independent helpdesk channels for your various brands using only one system
Freshdesk supports different languages and global locations
Get the big picture at once with dashboards or drill down to details
Freshdesk’s Customer Satisfaction Survey allows you to measure your customer service performance
Gamify your support service to motivate agents and watch your overall customer service improved
Customer Support Types
The following FreshBooks integrations are currently offered by the vendor:
FreshBooks pricing is available in the following plans: