Jitbit Blog about Customer Support

Sep 27 2016
Zapier Help Desk integration is released with new features

Zapier Help Desk integration is released with new features

Ever since we started developing Jitbit Helpdesk, we’ve been focusing on keeping the app simple. We believe this is what makes us stand out from the competition – our help desk is not bloated with dozens of buttons, checkboxes, and features that you will never use. Jitbit Helpdesk is a product built for a single purpose – being a ticketing system for email customer support.

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Sep 24 2016
Email downtime on Friday, Sep 23 2016

Email downtime on Friday, Sep 23 2016

We had an email issue this Friday, September 23rd. Some emails sent to the built-in email addresses ("[email protected]") were not being imported into your helpdesks. The issue occurred approximately between 3PM and 4PM EDT.

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Sep 11 2016
3 Things to Look for When Hiring for Customer Support

3 Things to Look for When Hiring for Customer Support

The process of hiring a new customer support rep is a very complicated subject (and that’s why I’ve been putting off writing about it for quite a while). But in the end, it all comes to picking the right candidate.

I’m not an HR manager, although I’ve hired a fair share of people, so I’m not going to write about the general questions to ask during an interview. You can find those on your own. I will focus specifically on what we are looking for in a support rep.

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Aug 16 2016
Survey forms in Jitbit Helpdesk

Survey forms in Jitbit Helpdesk

I know, product updates & hints are so boring.

That's why we do this so very occasionally - only once in 3-6 months.

But this one is really worth posting.

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Jul 20 2016
How to make loyal customers

How to make loyal customers

On average, loyal customers are worth up to 10 times as much as their first purchase according to White House Office of Consumer Affairs. Simply put, the more loyal customers you have, the more money your company makes.

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Jul 12 2016
Categorizing your Support Tickets

Categorizing your Support Tickets

Categorizing support tickets is the second most important feature of almost any helpdesk ticketing system available on the market today (the first most important being ticket-tracking itself). Categories can be used for:

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Jun 15 2016
A 10-point Checklist for a Great Customer Support Interaction

A 10-point Checklist for a Great Customer Support Interaction

It’s hard to stay on top of your customer support game all the time – it can get stressful, chaotic and crazy. That is why I created this checklist for myself to ensure that I’m always doing my best with every ticket.

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May 30 2016
Complete Guide to SaaS email follow-ups

Complete Guide to SaaS email follow-ups

Email marketing in SaaS is a hard thing to figure out. What emails do you need to send? When and how often do you need to send them? What should the email subject say? How do you avoid getting into spam? How do you make people open and read the emails?

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May 17 2016
All-hands support: pros and cons

All-hands support: pros and cons

All-hands support — an approach where everyone in a company does customer support to some extent — has been a widely discussed topic lately. The idea is not new. A lot of big companies, like Basecamp, Stripe, Slack and even us, have been advocating this for quite some time.

But is it really that beneficial as they make it out to be?

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May 6 2016
How to WOW your customers

How to WOW your customers

Two years ago in the very first post of this customer support series of articles – “Amazing customer support defined” – I have put “WOW moment” as the top priority for a great customer support interaction.

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