Learn More About Mastercard’s New Requirements for Free Trial Conversions

Mastercard has recently released new requirements for free trial conversions. We believe this reflects a positive change in subscription commerce, where more customer transparency and ease of cancellation leads to better subscriber relationships and limits to chargebacks. Luckily, subscription businesses using Recurly are prepared for these Mastercard changes, with several...

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Set Yourself Up for Subscription Success With Recurly’s 2019 Guide

In today’s ever-evolving subscription commerce landscape, businesses must meet their subscribers’ present needs while also planning for how they will respond to future changes in the marketplace. The most successful businesses are those that have the flexibility to innovate, with solutions that are efficient and scalable. Another advantage is to...

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Using Custom Fields to Connect Data Across Systems

Today’s businesses have access to a wealth of data that can help inform their decision-making. At the same time, to be useful, this abundance of data must be both accurate and accessible across disparate, disconnected systems. To address this need, Recurly offers custom data fields which can connect data across...

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Recurly’s Custom Gateway Routing Enables Flexible Payment Routing

Recurly is excited to announce Custom Gateway Routing, an important new capability that gives our customers unlimited flexibility in routing payments—either the initial transaction or subsequent renewal transactions—to a specific gateway. This lets them take advantage of the benefits a certain gateway may offer for specific types of transactions, for...

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What is Visa’s CVV2 Mandate?

In an effort to combat card not present (CNP) fraud in Canada, Visa has announced an additional card not present mandate. The mandate describes expanded requirements regarding the use of the card verification value (CVV2) for Canadian merchants processing transactions via telephone or through e-commerce environments. Specifically, these changes require the...

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Credit & Debit Card Decline Messages: What They Mean and How Recurly Responds

When businesses process a recurring payment using a credit or debit card, they know that a certain percentage of transactions will fail on the first payment attempt. Fortunately, the reason associated with each declined credit/debit card transaction can provide some insights. The most common decline messages seen in credit/debit card...

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Gain a Competitive Advantage for Your SaaS Business: New Guide From Recurly

Industry analysts have predicted that by 2020, all new software businesses and 80% of historical vendors will offer a subscription option. “What began as a trickle a few years ago has become a stampede of vendors wanting to make a move to a subscription business model,” remarks their analyst.   The...

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Recurly Expands in Boulder

We are excited to announce that Recurly’s Colorado team has moved to a new location in downtown Boulder, just three blocks from well-known Pearl Street. We spent the previous three years in a building right across the way from our new location. Our old office served us well, and we...

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Transforming Your Business With the Subscription Model

Industry experts predict that by 2020, all new entrants and 80% of historical vendors will offer subscription-based business models. Savvy companies are reaping the rewards of subscriptions: high recurring revenue that’s predictable, combined with a competitive and sustainable business model. For CFOs charged with adding the subscription model to an...

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How PayPal Reduces Friction and Increases Conversions

Checkout abandonment is the ongoing bane of ecommerce companies. Many such companies have dedicated product and engineering teams continuously monitoring and finding ways to increase conversion rates at checkout. One key to increasing conversion rates is removing friction. How many times have you found yourself shopping online and get to...

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