Unlock CFO insights and B2B SaaS trends. Global partnerships, and Alexa’s news subscription

Welcome back to Subscriptions Weekly! Ready to dive into the world of subscriptions, growth, partnerships, and tech upgrades? Buckle up, because Recurly's got the scoop on all the latest happenings. Guy Meyers has all the insights CFOs need to thrive in the subscription industry.  Our new CMO, Lina Tonk, discusses...

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The critical payment experience in consumer subscriptions

As payments become a crucial part of the customer experience, optimizing your payment experience is key to maintaining backend efficiency and a strategic imperative to foster trust, reduce churn, and unlock unprecedented growth. Forrester Principal Analyst Lily Varon, Recurly CPO Jonas Flodh, and Recurly CMO Lina Tonk came together to...

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The power of ‌great payment experiences, Scentbird's sensational scents, and Netflix's ad-supported triumph

Welcome back to Subscriptions Weekly! In this issue, we're diving deep into why the payment experience matters more than you think! It's not just about the transaction; it's about the entire consumer journey. As proud partners of brands like Scentbird, we're thrilled to share a detailed exploration of their perfume...

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AI & subscriber churn: Mastering recurring payments

It’s no surprise that payments are crucial in delivering seamless subscription experiences. From payment alternatives to local currencies, businesses continuously work to improve their checkout and recurring payment experience. And now, new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can certainly boost these efforts. During AI & churn:...

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Spotify's lyric lockdown, The Atlantic's subscription offer, and Southeast Asia's subscription boom

Welcome back to Subscriptions Weekly! Spotify has quietly slipped lyrics behind a paywall–it seems like they're nudging free users towards those coveted premium subscriptions. The Atlantic is shaking things up by reaching out to college students with a new subscription deal. It's their first crack at something like this, and...

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May the subs be with you: Exploring the galactic empire of streaming, loyalty programs, and fashion

Welcome back to Subscriptions Weekly! First stop: May the Fourth festivities! We're diving into the hyperdrive-fueled world of streaming and how it's given the beloved franchise, Star Wars, a fresh lease on life. Loyalty programs are like the Force—powerful but tricky to wield. But fear not! We're exploring how adding...

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America’s streaming habits, Amazon's new subscription, and Paramount's binge-worthy shopping spree

Welcome back to Subscriptions Weekly! Ah, spring—the season of sunshine, blooming flowers, and…Recurly product launches. In the realm of entertainment, American TV habits are taking a wild turn as viewers embrace a nomadic approach to streaming. Amazon is dishing out convenience with its new grocery subscription. And speaking of innovation,...

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Spring 2024 release launch summary

Spring is the time when we dust off the lawnmower, uncover the patio furniture, and wash the windows (I’m tired already). It’s also the time when we at Recurly launch our Spring product release. So what’s new?  Manage Recurly users and roles directly through Okta We’re taking Okta SSO functionality...

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Insights on scalability, millennials shift to online subscriptions, and Gmail's new "Manage Subscriptions" feature

Welcome back to Subscriptions Weekly! First up, we've got Tony Allen, CTO at Recurly, spilling the beans on scalability and top-notch performance management as the secret sauce behind subscription business success. Recurly is up for the Best Subscription Management Platform Award at the 2024 SubSummit Cube Awards! If you're still...

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Inside Subscription Sessions: Combatting churn

On April 18, Subscription Sessions: Combatting churn gathered industry experts from leading brands like Alaska Airlines, FabFitFun, Roku, The Guardian, and Output to discuss trends, tactics, and real-world examples to drive retention, renewals, and upsells.  Watch the event on-demand now, or keep reading to get the highlight of each...

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