GigaOM Research Selects Recurly for Subscription Billing Flexibility and Business Insights
March 21, 2013 – San Francisco, CA—Recurly, Inc. (www.recurly.com) today announced that it has been selected to power subscription billing for GigaOM Research (pro.gigaom.com). GigaOM Research is a subscription-based provider of timely, in-depth analysis of emerging technologies.
"GigaOM Research sets the bar for expert industry analysis of key trends in technology," said Dan Burkhart, CEO of Recurly. "We’re honored to have been selected by GigaOM Research to provide an easy-to-use platform that simplifies complex billing tasks and provides key reporting tools that deepen subscriber relationships. With Recurly, GigaOM Research is empowered by billing flexibility, detailed visibility and business insights that will fuel their retention and renewal strategies – all within just weeks, at a significantly lower cost."
"The new world of publishing is about turning your readers into engaged subscribers," said Paul Wablorsky, CEO of GigaOM. "Recurly gives us the platform to effectively convert our readers, manage their engagement, and build an on-going, intimate relationship. Their reporting gives us real-time visibility into our most valuable asset, our subscribers."
Online sales for digital goods continue to be transformed from one-off purchases to more meaningful, ongoing financial relationships that benefit both buyers and sellers. Recurly’s recurring billing platform has quickly become the preferred solution for digital media publishers, online retailers, as well as digital content and data providers.
Companies such as Zillow, Salesforce, LinkedIn, GOOD.is, Justin.tv, JibJab Media and over 1300 additional organizations depend on Recurly to power their global subscription businesses.
Recurly yields longer, more fruitful relationships between businesses and their customers by eliminating the pain required to operate and scale recurring billing operations. Recurly provides an easily implemented, enterprise class, pay-as-you-go platform which automates many of the complexities of subscription billing management, such as customer upgrades and downgrades, credit card errors and declines, automated customer communications, and customer retention management. This allows internal staff to focus their efforts on strategies that will grow their business instead of wrestling with the costly constraints of a rigid billing system.
Recurly, Inc. provides enterprise-class recurring billing management for thousands of subscription-based SaaS, Web 2.0, Mobile, content and publishing businesses worldwide. Businesses like Groupon, Salesforce, JibJab Media, Hubspot, GOOD.is, LinkedIn and Zillow depend on Recurly’s ability to deliver recurring billing automation. Since its launch in January of 2010, Recurly has deployed subscription billing for companies throughout North America and the European Union. Recurly, Inc. is PCI-DSS Level 1 Compliant, and operates in compliance with the data protection practices outlined in the E.U. Safe Harbor agreement found at http://www.export.gov/safeharbor. Recurly can be found at http://recurly.com.
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