What is & how to calculate net revenue retention

When running a subscription-based business, fighting against churn is one of your everyday battles. Even though customer acquisition is a major need to scale a business, the ability to retain...

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Subscriptions Weekly

Subscription businesses are finding new ways to offer value to their customers, such as print magazines and digital bundles from National Geographic and Disney+, Disney park perks, and more. Also,...

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What is subscription revenue recognition?

Cash flows differently for every business. Revenue recognition in a subscription business model can be challenging to understand, calculate, and report without all accountants following a revenue recognition standard.  Accounts...

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Subscriptions Weekly

This week, Google Play adds a new billing option to its apps and Apple expands on its subscription offers–this time for business. Also, Amazon tries to stay competitive by bringing...

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Scalable or bust: The importance of investing in technology from Recurly CTO

In this blog post, our Chief Technology Officer Tony Allen discusses the importance of scalable technology and how Recurly ensures every customer is set up for success with our cutting-edge...

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Google Play expands billing options - what this means for subscription businesses

One of the most important aspects of subscriptions is payment methods. According to a study by Linnworks, “[n]early nine in ten say seamless and flexible payment options speed up...

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Subscriptions Weekly

A lot is happening with consumer subscriptions! Borrow a Tesla for a flat monthly fee, GTA and PlayStation join the subscription world, get monthly Pokémon tees delivered to you via...

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How Recurly helps businesses scale for large digital events

In this blog post, our Chief Technology Officer, Tony Allen, shares how Recurly helps companies scale for large digital events like the big game, shopping holidays, and more. Digital events...

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Subscriptions Weekly

In the week of March 20, Netflix, Apple, and Google Play venture out of their comfort zones, Hulu offers Disney+ at a low price, and more. Netflix acquires Boss Fight,...

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Negative churn and the formula to achieve it

As more companies turn to subscription-based models, it becomes more important to understand what leads to revenue growth and what prevents customer attrition. By the end of this article, you'll...

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