Account Hierarchy Enables Parent-Child Billing for Increased Efficiency

Subscription businesses in the B2B realm may have subscribers which are organized into different business entities—for example, a business with multiple locations, an enterprise with multiple business units, or a conglomerate with multiple subsidiaries. In order to bill these subscribers efficiently and accurately, they need to be able to define...

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The Value of Utilizing Multiple Payment Gateways

Subscription businesses that want to optimize their payment process and gain an edge over their competition should consider integrating with a second payment gateway. A second gateway can offer increased operational efficiencies along with a variety of other benefits. What are some of the advantages of having multiple gateways? Can...

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Preparing to Comply With New PSD2 Regulations

Updated November 2020 with new enforcement dates This blog will help Recurly customers understand the new PSD2 regulation, how it impacts them, and what they need to do to prepare. What does PSD2 require and when does it go into effect? PSD2 stands for Payment Services Directive 2 and is...

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Visit Recurly at SaaStr, Feb. 5-7 in San Jose, CA

Are you attending the annual SaaStr event, the largest gathering in the world for B2B software? If so, do come visit us in booth #718! You can also schedule a meeting or personalized demo in advance—or, simply drop by to chat with one of our subscription experts. Follow this link to...

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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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