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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…

Introducing Chargify.js: Another Tool In The Integration Toolbox

Thousands of businesses have signed up and managed more than 20 million subscriptions through Chargify. We know first hand that there is no one-size-fits-all solution because every business has unique needs based on their billing models, integration requirements, and resources available. Today we’re happy to announce Chargify.js as another tool in the Chargify integration toolbox….

Bring Your Own Avalara Account Integration

In 2014, we released an automated tax calculator powered by Avalara AvaTax behind the scenes. Hundreds of customers have benefited from this feature that doesn’t require bringing your own Avalara account—it’s a managed service available at no additional cost. But some businesses have complex sales tax calculation, compliance, reporting, and filing needs outside of what…

Introducing The New & Improved Chargify Zendesk Integration

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Two years ago, Chargify customer Earth Class Mail built an extremely useful Chargify Zendesk integration and made it open source for others to improve and benefit from. We heard lots of great feedback, and since we are also Chargify and Zendesk users, we even used it internally within our own support workflows. Unfortunately, the initial…

Subscriber Insights Get An Upgrade: Product Filters & Switch Reporting

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We continue to see a shift away from one-size-fits-all subscriptions as modern businesses experiment with how pricing, packaging, and promotions can maximize revenue. This shift results in an ever-changing and growing product catalog that requires more granular, product-level insights to unearth trends and understand how changes impact net growth. Back in February, we released product-level…

Relationship Invoicing Show & Tell: Invoice Consolidation

In February, we announced Relationship Invoicing™, a redesigned, reengineered, and reimagined set of invoicing capabilities in Chargify’s Elastic Billing™ featureset. Today we’re happy to provide some show and tell for one of the reimagined features that is now a reality…say hello to Invoice Consolidation! Before digging into how consolidated invoices work, it’s important to note…

Move Over Subscriptions. The Future Is Elastic And Built Around Relationships.

Over the last decade, recurring revenue has emerged as the preferred model for businesses moving beyond transactional commerce. While the first generation of recurring revenue was defined by simple subscriptions—think Netflix’s original “one-size-fits-all” $7.99 pricing or the traditional “Good, Better, Best” plans—many businesses have found static subscription offers don’t always align with customers’ needs and…