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Put Down That Credit Card! How To Spot Billing Security Perils

In January 2011, the National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade organization, along with First Data Corporation released results from its latest research study. The information collected from the subjects involved evaluated the data security and fraud prevention strategies practiced at small to mid-sized retailers. In addition to shedding some light on the industry’s…

6 Myths About Online Billing

Providing an online method of payment for your customers is only part of an effective billing process. A major online billing myth is the belief that individual payment gateways serve the same purpose as an integrated customer billing system. Online billing systems work as customer management tools. They provide a flexible suite of business intelligence…

Building vs Buying A Billing System

Note: An up-to-date blog post, including updates of many of the topics below, is now available: Buy vs. Build: The Subscription Billing Iceberg Effect  Unless your startup is supported entirely by advertising, you need (or will eventually need) a billing system: a way to securely and efficiently accept payment from your customers. The only question is:…

How Does Chargify Compare?

At Chargify, we are pretty active on Twitter and see a lot of tweets looking for recommendations on which recurring billing application to go with.  Whether it’s about Chargify, or our competitors, people turn to the Twitterverse for advice on which recurring billing solution is best for their business. Back when we started, Chargify was…

Customer Spotlight: Commendable Kids

As part of our new customer spotlight series, we will be featuring Chargify customers who we think deserve to have the spotlight on them for the day.  This series is our way of giving back and saying thank you to all of our customers. Stay tuned for more customer spotlights each month. In this month’s…

Entrepreneurs in the Cloud [Infographic]

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to access your data from anywhere and anytime? Cloud computing makes this possible, and is particularly helpful for start-ups and small businesses seeking on-demand computation to change their IT cost structure and improve their bottom line.  Let’s take a look at why it’s good to be in the…

A Decade of Recurring Billing

It’s no surprise technology has changed over the past 10 years. Heck, it’s no surprise that technology has changed over the past two years!  There’s always something new and exciting replacing something we previously thought was new and exciting. So how has recurring billing changed? Obviously the technology has changed (the recent influx of billing…