Subscription Benchmarks: Top Payment Decline Reasons

There are so many factors that can cause a recurring credit card transaction to be declined: out-of-date or inaccurate card information, insufficient funds or temporary hold, gateway issues, and fraudulent activity, to name just a few. When payments are unsuccessful, subscription businesses can lose subscribers to involuntary churn. It’s important...

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Practitioners Across Industries Share Best Practices at Upcoming Subscription Commerce Summit

With its debut in November 2017, The Subscription Commerce Summit (aka SUBCOM) became the first major conference to focus broadly on the trends and challenges that impact every type of subscription business, from traditional SaaS models to industries that may be newer to subscriptions, such as publishing, streaming media, and e-commerce. The...

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Adyen + Recurly = Taking Your Subscription Business Global

The subscription model is booming. The potential ROI for global expansion is wide open, but many subscription businesses that try to expand globally overlook important issues which can impact their ability to be successful in new markets. Discover key considerations for expanding your subscription business into new regions with the latest Recurly...

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How Recurly Helps You Acquire New Subscribers

To be successful, subscription businesses need to retain subscribers and continually attract new ones. This is true for both the smallest startup and the largest enterprise. Recurly provides a number of tools to support our customers’ efforts to gain new subscribers. Use coupons to increase your subscriber base Everyone loves...

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Deepen Subscriber Insights With Custom Fields

Modern business software contains a wealth of customer data and has provided for much greater operational efficiency. It’s also added to the difficulty of managing and integrating data across systems. Creating custom data fields can help mitigate this by connecting data across systems. Custom fields can also be used to...

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New Subscriber Churn Benchmarks and Why Managing Churn Is Critical

In the last few weeks, the headlines around subscription commerce have centered on two main players: Moviepass and The New York Times. Moviepass, the trendy disruptor to the movie theater business model, continues to grab attention for its questionable pricing and product changes following an initial spike in new sign ups....

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Live Webinar: How To Cross New Frontiers With Your Subscription Business

The subscription model is booming. Subscription commerce grew more than 100 percent each year between 2011 and 2016, and the growth continues. Savvy companies are reaping the rewards: high recurring revenue that’s predictable paired with a competitive and sustainable business model. The potential ROI for global expansion is wide open,...

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How Recurly Supports Subscription Box Businesses

The subscription box segment was an early winner in subscription commerce. Whether based on a carefully curated selection of goods or the regular receipt of necessary consumables, subscription boxes have become an enduring success story. But what you put inside your box is only one piece of the puzzle. To...

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Subscription Payments Exchange Looks Beyond Trends

Recently, 50 payments professionals gathered at the Marine’s Memorial Club in San Francisco for the first-ever Subscription Payments Exchange conference hosted by Insight Exchange Network. The event sought to look beyond general trends—with a focus on understanding and following your customers when they want to pay. From a quick audience poll,...

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Choosing the Right Subscription Platform for International Expansion: A New E-book From Recurly

Increasingly, subscription businesses seeking to expand are pursuing a global strategy. But to do this effectively, these businesses need to make sure they have the right subscription management platform.   Capabilities to improve conversion at checkout such as support for multiple international currencies and payment options are vital. Your business will...

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