Subscriber Acquisition, Retention, and Loyalty

Subscription success demands a laser focus on providing subscribers with consistent value which leads to predictable recurring revenue. We recently explored the topic of subscriber acquisition. Now, in our newest e-book, we outline techniques, tactics, and best practices that subscription businesses can use to increase subscriber retention. One way to...

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Gift Cards: Time to Redemption Makes the Difference

In February, couples around the world plan for how to celebrate Valentine’s Day. While flowers and chocolate are time-tested testaments of affection, gift cards have become a popular choice in our more modern, e-commerce-driven times. For B2C subscription businesses, gift subscriptions (whether gift plans or gift cards) provide an excellent...

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Improve Transaction Success Rates and Reduce Churn With Recurly’s Revenue Optimization Engine

Every subscription business encounters credit card declines. These declines increase churn, reduce your revenue, and can negatively impact your subscriber relationships. But, with the right subscription management platform, you can minimize their impact. Recurly has the advantage of working with thousands of subscription businesses which come from a wide range of industries....

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Recurly Product Design: Year in Review

Design and User Experience has always been a critical component at Recurly, and for the Product Design Team, 2017 was all about making the way we work more effective. From new tools and improved processes to collaborating with non-designers and learning more about user needs, we spent the year improving...

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Five Recurly.js enhancements to improve the mobile checkout experience

Customers have come to expect convenience, simplicity, and speed when completing activities online. This expectation is especially true when shopping and completing purchases on a mobile device. With cart abandonment rates for mobile devices topping 85% last year, and the average across device types at over 77%, merchants have an...

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How Effective is Your Dunning Strategy? Recurly Analytics Has the Answer.

As we have discussed in the first and second blog in this series, dunning is a key process for maximizing revenue, and Recurly offers flexible tools to help you develop and manage your dunning strategy. In particular, Recurly users can set: the length of their dunning cyclethe number and cadence of emails...

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Adyen + Recurly Helps Subscription Businesses Expand Globally

Subscription businesses that want to expand globally know they need to offer the payment methods that their prospects in different countries prefer. They need a gateway that can accept international currencies along with the a wide variety of payment methods global customers tend to use. For example, in Germany customers...

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Dunning Best Practices & How Recurly’s Dunning is Different

In today’s blog, we’re continuing our discussion about dunning. As a reminder, dunning is the process of communicating with customers (usually by email) to try to collect payments due. In effect, discussions about dunning are really discussions about these customer communications. In our last blog, we described how the dunning...

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Live Webinar: Choosing the Right Subscription Billing Platform

To meet the demands of a high-performing subscription business, the right billing platform is critical for rapid and sustained growth. Join us as we share the definitive checklist for subscription billing growth and success in this live, one-hour webinar.   Featured speaker: Robert Oswald, Evangelist Date & Time:  Wednesday, December 13,...

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How a Flexible Dunning Schedule Improves Transaction Success Rates

Subscriber churn is a key concern for subscription businesses. When subscribers leave, the business loses both current and future recurring revenue. Of course, some churn is “involuntary”—occurring as a result of a failed payment rather than a subscriber cancelling deliberately. This post describes how Recurly ensures that the dunning process...

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