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Origin 63
June 7,2023
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Do You Really Need HubSpot Service Hub?

In today's competitive business landscape, providing exceptional customer service is paramount to achieving sustainable growth. Companies need a comprehensive solution that allows them to streamline customer interactions and create a delightful service experience. This is where HubSpot Service Hub comes into play. 

In this blog post, we'll explore what Service Hub is, its key features, and help you determine if your business truly needs it.


What is Service Hub? 


HubSpot Service Hub is a powerful platform designed to centralize and enhance your customer service operations. It offers a suite of tools that enable your service team to efficiently interact with customers, resolve issues, and build long-lasting relationships. From live chat and ticketing systems to knowledge base articles and feedback surveys, Service Hub provides a unified platform for managing customer interactions.

Unlike other Service tools, such as Zendesk or Front, HubSpot has a centralized CRM that the Service technology connects to. Why is this important? When tickets or support inquiries come in, HubSpot automatically associates that ticket to the Contact and (if relevant) the company that the contact comes from. This gives us the opportunity to have a true 360-degree view of the customer: From marketing to sales to service.

And because we have the ability to see at a given moment what interactions a customer has had, and what products they have purchased, HubSpot ultimately enables cross-sell and upsell opportunities at the drop of a hat. 

Do You Need Service Hub? 


Now that we understand what Service Hub is, let's explore whether your business truly needs it. Here are a few factors to consider:

Evolving Customer Expectations: In today's fast-paced world, customers expect prompt and personalized service. If your customers are frustrated with long response times or ineffective support channels, it's time to consider implementing Service Hub. The platform allows you to provide immediate assistance through live chat, automate support processes, and collect valuable feedback to improve the customer experience. Moreover, self-service tools like the knowledge base and those articles connected to a chat bot, give yet another set of tools to empower customers to find the help they need when they need it.

Growing Business with Increasing Customer Demand: As your business expands, so does the volume of customer inquiries and support requests. To effectively handle this growth, you need a scalable solution that can organize, prioritize, and track customer tickets. Service Hub's ticketing system allows you to streamline customer interactions, ensuring that no request falls through the cracks.

Recurring Revenue Model: If your business relies on recurring payments or subscription-based services, customer satisfaction is crucial for retaining and upselling existing customers. Service Hub equips you with the necessary tools to deliver exceptional service, build customer loyalty, and increase customer lifetime value. Bonus: Utilizing both Sales and Service tools in HubSpot can give your teams the ability to focus on customer success with upsells, timely renewals and re-engagement based on the timeline of deals. 

Complex Customer Onboarding: Another reason you may need Service Hub is to power the post-sales process to onboard a new customer. For instance, if you have a series of calls or internal steps to provision licenses and coach clients on how to utilize your software, HubSpot ticket pipelines can be used to track those steps, automate the messages to your customers and alert internal staff to any challenges during the process. Service Hub isn’t just a ticketing platform, and onboarding is a great example use case of how it can be handy outside of the typical support environment. 


Service Hub Features:


Let's dive into some key features of HubSpot Service Hub that can significantly benefit your business:

Chatbot and Live Chat: With HubSpot's live chat and chatbot tool, managers can facilitate real-time communication between their service team and customers. They can also create offline bots to capture service tickets, address queries, and handle concerns even when the team is unavailable.

Tickets: Efficiently manage customer support requests with a ticketing system that allows you to organize and prioritize inquiries, ensuring timely resolution. Tickets can be generated automatically through forms, chats, email, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and in some cases an integrated phone system. Your representatives can also manually create a ticket if needed, as well. 

Knowledge Base Articles: The Service Hub includes a knowledge base feature that allows users to create, monitor, and analyze articles. It provides self-service options for customers to find answers to common questions, empowering them to troubleshoot issues independently. These articles can also be integrated with a chatbot to serve up content relevant to a customer’s inquiry. 

Service Level Agreements (SLAs): HubSpot Service Hub offers SLAs that help maintain consistency and accuracy in managing service tickets. Users can track response and resolution times for each ticket, ensuring accountability and awareness of team performance aligned with the SLA standards.

Surveys and Feedback: Gather valuable insights about your customers' experiences through feedback surveys. Use qualitative and quantitative data to improve your service and turn customers into loyal brand advocates. CSAT, CES and NPS score surveys are all available out of the box and can be automated based on ticket activity or other demographics, such as time since they became a customer.

Customer Portal: HubSpot's Customer Portal empowers customers to take control of their requests. They can log in to the portal to check the status of their tickets, respond to communications, and even close their tickets. The customer portal also provides a history of previous issues for reference.

Automation: Service Hub enables users to create workflows that prioritize important tasks. Managers can define triggers, set reminders, assign tasks to team members, and even enroll customers in specific workflows based on predefined criteria. This automation eliminates manual work and fosters a seamless customer experience.

Reporting and Analytics: Monitor and analyze key customer service metrics, including ticket volume, response times, knowledge base usage, and Net Promoter Score (NPS), to identify areas for improvement and make data-driven decisions

The Verdict:


If your business is facing increasing customer demands, desires to provide exceptional service, and wishes to streamline customer interactions, then HubSpot Service Hub is a valuable tool. It centralizes your customer service efforts, improves response times, automates processes, and enables data-driven decision-making.

Investing in Service Hub empowers your service team to exceed customer expectations, increase customer satisfaction, and drive long-term business growth. By leveraging its features, you can provide a seamless and delightful customer experience, ultimately turning satisfied customers into loyal brand advocates.

So, if you're looking to elevate your customer service game and provide outstanding support, HubSpot Service Hub is definitely worth considering.

Remember, in today's customer-centric world, delivering exceptional service is no longer an option; it's a necessity for sustained success.


How does Origin 63 help you harness the power of HubSpot Service Hub?


As a trusted HubSpot diamond agency and esteemed member of the HubSpot Solutions Partner Program, we possess the expertise to empower your business through the incredible capabilities of HubSpot Service Hub.

By partnering with Origin 63, you gain access to our comprehensive suite of services tailored to leverage the full potential of HubSpot Service Hub. From seamless implementation and integration to customized strategies and ongoing support, we are your dedicated guides on the path to success.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to elevate your customer service experience and drive your business forward. Take action now and contact Origin 63 for a transformative consultation. Together, we will unlock the true power of HubSpot Service Hub for your business.


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