The SD Recap podcast shares the best conversations from customer support professionals in the Support Driven community. Keep up to date with the industry on your terms and on your schedule.

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Abby Armada

Abby Armada

Co-Host

Support pro working @clubhouse. Previously at Code Climate and Paperless Post. Lives life 10 seconds at a time.

Slack: @abby
Twitter: @mygiantrobot

Diana Potter

Diana Potter

Co-Host

Support pro and writer. She currently heads up support and customer experience at Qwilr.

Slack: @dpotter
Twitter: @drpotter

Latest Episodes

10: Customer Onboarding

Our hosts are joined by Ethan Walfish from Salsify to talk the ins-and-outs of customer onboarding: where to begin, some major pit-falls and lessons learned. You'll also hear some great highlights from the Support Driven Slack, as well as passionate discussions about...

9: Knowledge Management and Documentation

Listener Feedback Survey: https://supportdriven.typeform.com/to/nsoXqO Our hosts are joined by Kelly O'Brien and Stephen Zappia to talk about knowledge management and documentation. You'll learn some best practices for building user documentation as well as...

8: Machine Learning and Automation

Listener Feedback Survey: https://supportdriven.typeform.com/to/nsoXqO Our hosts are joined by Diego Ventura to discuss machine learning and automation. You’ll learn if robots will take your job, if you’re ready to dive into machine learning and some practical steps...

7: Outsourcing

Listener Feedback Survey: https://supportdriven.typeform.com/to/nsoXqO After covering some highlights from the last week on the Support Driven Slack, our hosts are joined by James Baldwin from Change.org and Shervin Talieh from PartnerHero to discuss outsourcing: why...

6: Ticket QA

Listener Feedback Survey: https://supportdriven.typeform.com/to/nsoXqO After covering some highlights from the last week on the Support Driven Slack, our hosts are joined by Cathy Childs from Rinse to discuss Ticket QA. They give some practical advice on how to begin...

5: Self-Care

After covering some highlights from the last week on the Support Driven Slack, our hosts are joined by Alison Groves and Sarah Betts to talk about self-care. They give some practical advice on how to avoid overworking and also some tips on choosing a company that...

4: Metrics

In this episode we’re discussing metrics and data with Nicholas Tang from MongoDB. And, of course, food. Links: https://www.kayako.com/blog/hiring-customer-service-representatives/ Hosts: Abby Armada (Slack: @abby) Diana Potter (Slack: @dpotter) Guests: Nicholas Tang...

3: B2C Support

In this episode, we discuss providing B2C (business to consumer) support and how that can differ from B2B (business to business) support contexts. Also, we have a lively discussion on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, and how to make one the correct way. We also...

2: Hiring

In this episode, we discuss hiring, culture fit, personality tests, and of course, food. Links: https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/10/12/the-science-of-chicken-soup/ Hosts: Abby Armada (Slack: @abby) Diana Potter (Slack: @dpotter) Guest: Chris McCraw (Slack: @fool)...

1: Transitions

In this episode, we discuss transitions as they relate to your career in customer support. Hosts: Abby Armada (Slack: @abby) Diana Potter (Slack: @dpotter) Andrew Spittle (Slack: @andrewspittle) Guests: Denise Twum (Slack: @awurama) Keisha Washington (Slack: @Keisha)...