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simonswiss says

Considering opening a support forum for item buysers down the road.

I really like FreshDesk. Does anyone have an experience with this app to share? Would it be possible to integrate the item purchase code to verify that buyers are actually buyers?

Any other suggestions for a supporting platform / workflow?

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ChapterThemes says

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ThemeBeans says

We’ve gone the forum route and the email focused route (via Desk.com) and working with Desk is hands down better. Yes it’s more $ and a pain to set up – but it does ease up support a lot and keeps things flowing.

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thepetpoet says

You can also try HappyFox, you can do a simple forum and email based support very easily.

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