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How to Sell Subscriptions: 4 Strategies for SaaS Companies

Recurring subscriptions are becoming the norm in the business world, and for good reason. Subscription services give the end user control over costs and employee access, without the cumbersome contracts. But some software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies struggle with how to sell subscriptions. To help, we’ve put together a list of the four strategies that are key…

Chargify 2018 Review & A Glimpse Into 2019

It has been a little over four months since I joined as Chargify’s new CEO, and I have an admission to make—I love the team I work with, the product we’ve built, and the complex problems we continue to solve every day. 2018 was a great year for Chargify both as a company and as…

Chargify + GoCardless = Direct Debit Subscription Payments For Global Domination

Today we’re happy to announce that we have partnered with GoCardless to offer Direct Debit payments, which in turn, helps subscription businesses expand globally and quickly adapt to customers’ changing payment preferences. This release adds support for the following countries and currencies:   Country   Scheme   Currency   Eurozone   SEPA   EUR (€)…

Chargify’s New NetSuite Integration Streamlines Accounting & Resource Planning

Subscription businesses are particularly prone to complex accounting and resource planning workflows, especially those with growing product catalogs that consist of different billing models, renewal frequencies, legacy plans, custom pricing, and so on. While an ever-changing product catalog is good for growth, go-to-market teams rarely consider the downstream implications these changes create for finance teams….

Introducing One-Time Components: Flexibility for non-recurring billing needs

Subscription businesses thrive by growing recurring revenue, but offering non-recurring options to complement existing subscription products/services allows businesses to get more creative with their offerings, boost revenue, and accelerate growth. Historically, we’ve offered many different ways to charge customers for one-time fees: You could add a setup fee to a product that is only charged on…

ASC 606 & IFRS 15: What Subscription Businesses Need To Know

The new ASC 606 accounting standards will take effect for all US-based private entities with reporting periods after December 15, 2018. Public entities and international businesses under IFRS jurisdictions were subjected to these changes a year earlier, meaning that by 2019, almost every business across the globe will be impacted. While you may have been aware…

How HappyFox Mastered Pricing As A Growth Lever

HappyFox offers help desk and live chat software that is used and loved by 12,000+ companies in 70+ countries. We sat down with Shalin Jain, the founder and CEO, to understand how their iterative, data-driven approach to pricing has helped fuel revenue growth. The conversation was particularly interesting because their pricing methodology was so aligned…

WhoPays™: Modernizing Customer & Payer Relationships

Subscription billing is hard. That’s a phrase we hear daily from our prospects. We get it. Back in 2009, we were building Grasshopper and experienced first-hand how hard billing really was and how no one in the market offered an elegant solution. Chargify was born to solve our own pains and the market’s pains. Almost…