How Subscription Billing Can Help You

We live in a subscription billing revolution. Subscription billing is the new business model that is taking the world by storm. Numerous industries are switching from traditional pay-per-use pricing to a subscription pricing business model. For this trend to occur, there has to be a set of major benefits for organizations. So what are these advantages and how could you benefit?

tagged Subscription Billing on September 28, 2016

7 Common Recurring Billing Pricing Strategies

Over the past few months, we have written articles on seven of the most common pricing strategies for subscription-based businesses. The following summary will make it easier for you to compare the 7 most common recurring billing pricing strategies.

tagged SaaS, Subscription Billing, Recurring Billing, Usage based billing (volume based) on September 22, 2016

Pricing Strategy - Price Segmentation

Our final article in this pricing strategy series is on price segmentation. This is where you offer the same product or services but at different (or unique) prices to different types of customers. This pricing strategy has proven to increase overall profit and revenues especially in industries with high fixed cost structures.

tagged SaaS, Subscription Billing on September 20, 2016

Pricing Strategy – Price Bundling

The following pricing strategy is called price bundling, product bundling, a compilation, or a package deal. This is when a customer buys two or more products or services together for one price instead of buying items separately for individual prices.

tagged SaaS, Subscription Billing, Recurring Billing on September 16, 2016

Pricing strategy – Tiered and Volume

Tiered or volume pricing is a very common pricing model in the SaaS and a subscription-based world. Basically, a company offers different price packages where volume is the key differentiator. What constitutes volume varies of course. Let's take a look at few examples.

tagged SaaS, Subscription Billing on September 15, 2016

Pricing Strategy - Base, Overage

The fourth in our pricing strategy series, this post examines base and overage pricing, also referred to as tiered and overage pricing.

tagged Credit Card Processing, Subscription Billing, Recurring Billing, Usage based billing (volume based) on September 13, 2016

Pricing Strategy – Pay as You Go

Pricing strategy - pay as you go is the third in our series of pricing strategy articles. If case you missed the first two articles, you can read them here Freemium + Upsell and Multiple Editions.

tagged Credit Card Processing, SaaS, Self-Service, Recurring Billing, Usage based billing (volume based) on September 09, 2016

Pricing Strategy - "Multiple Editions"

Recently we started a series of posts on different monetization or pricing strategies. The first in the series described the Freemium+Upsell model, where a business has a free-forever version of their product or service, but also offers a more feature-rich version at a cost.

tagged SaaS, Subscription Billing, Recurring Billing on September 08, 2016

Pricing Strategy - Freemium + Upsell

In the history, (before the late 90’s) most companies had one monetization strategy (and it probably wasn’t called that) – the one time transaction. They had a product and people bought it. When it wore out or broke, companies hoped that people would buy another one.

tagged Subscription Billing, Recurring Billing on September 07, 2016

Recurring Billing Models - Difference Between Tiered vs Volume Pricing

This is the first in a mini-series of articles on Tiered, Volume, and Usage based pricing as part of metered price plans.

tagged Subscription Billing, Recurring Billing, Usage based billing (volume based) on September 01, 2016

4 Reasons Why Fusebill Makes Accountants Happy

Today's guest post comes from Fusebill's chief bean counter, Cathy Smith. Cathy and her team have helped shape Fusebill so that our customers' accountants will be happy. Fusebill was designed by accountants. That’s right, beancounters had input. As a result, Fusebill has features that make our lives easy.

tagged Credit Card Processing, SaaS, Fusebill, Recurring Billing, Revenue Management on August 29, 2016

The Basics of SaaS Recurring Billing

What is the most prevalent software as a product (SaaS) recurring billing price model? For most cases, it's simply the model of charging your users month after month, until they cancel. 

tagged SaaS, Subscription Billing, Recurring Billing on August 25, 2016

How to Simplify Your Subscription Pricing

Effective and competitive pricing strategy is an important consideration for every subscription business. What are some principles of simplifying subscription pricing?

tagged SaaS, Subscription Billing, Recurring Billing on August 23, 2016

How to Deal with Failed Credit Cards in Subscription Billing

Your business has a loyal base of subscribers. They pay on a regular basis and your subscription billing seems to go well. If only it would be this easy. What happens when your subscriber's credit card expires or fails?

tagged Credit Card Processing, SaaS, Subscription Billing, Recurring Billing, Usage based billing (volume based) on August 19, 2016

Value of Partnering with a Billing Service Platform

For many early stage companies, the primary focus over the first few years is to develop a great product and bring a new vision to the marketplace. 

tagged SaaS, Recurring Billing on August 16, 2016