Recurly’s API: A beginners guide

Consumer demands change constantly, and you need to be one step ahead. Built with your revenue goals in mind and the most innovative subscription management and billing technology, Recurly makes scalability possible with a lightweight API that emphasizes ease of integration and a faster time-to-value.  What exactly can you do...

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Subscriptions Weekly

A big week for the subscription industry: PipeCandy and Rodeo forecast that 75% of DTC brands may offer subscriptions by 2023. Telegram and Snapchat are working on paid subscription plans, while Instacart and PlayStation delight their customers with innovative services. 75% of DTC brands may offer subscriptions by next year...

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This week, Amazon simplifies its Kids+ subscription pricing structure while maintaining easy access for both Prime and non-Prime members. Also, Autonomy, an electric vehicle subscription company, arrives in California. Amazon’s pricing for Kids+ subscription gets easier A price change is happening on July 14 for Amazon’s Kids+ subscription service. Amazon...

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This week, the Jonas Brothers are launching their very own video subscription service with exclusive content. Also, TikTok has released a subscription comedy series, Finding Jericho. Jonas Brothers launch video subscription service The Jonas Brothers are launching a smartphone-only video subscription service for their fans. For $5 a month, fans...

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Ecommerce personalization to reduce churn & how Recurly helps

In the last couple of years, especially during the pandemic, we saw the rise of new consumption preferences–personalization is one of these.  It’s no secret that personalization drives subscription success. According to Forrester, 77% of consumers prefer brands that offer tailored services and experiences, while 66% of customers...

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It’s a big week for subscriptions! TikTok competes with streaming services with its own LIVE subscriptions, the NFL is launching its own mobile-first streaming option, GameStop launches digital wallets, and so much more. Get basic Hulu for $1 per month Today is the last day new and select existing subscribers...

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Creator economy: How to own your audience through subscriptions

The creator economy is growing steeply, imposing stiff competition on the few well-known journalists and media companies that once enjoyed monopoly control. While promoting decentralized creation and distribution of content, the creator economy empowers individuals to leverage their skills and creativity, directly reach their audience, and encash their talent. As...

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This week, Google announced prepaid app subscriptions in emerging markets to help them reach users in areas where pay-as-you-go is normal. Netflix explores lives streaming that opens up more possibilities for live content. Hulu and Xbox partner on a gaming pass for use on the PC, expanding the subscription gaming...

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How Recurly Calculates MRR: What Subscription Businesses Need to Know

If you bill on a recurring basis, you likely already know the importance of tracking Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR). Recurly calculates this all-important subscription metric for your business as part of our Analytics offerings. While the MRR Analytics Report is the most viewed report in our product, it’s also...

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This week, Instagram tests NFTs for creators and collectors, Netflix plans for a cheaper, ad-supported plan this year, Discovery+ joins Roku Channel, and Sweetgreen combines subscription offers with a loyalty program. Instagram experimenting with NFTs As of this week, Meta-owned Instagram is testing NFTs - non-fungible tokens - with some...

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