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The Billsby Blog

Thoughts on Software-as-a-Service, the subscription economy and recurring billing - updated twice a week

October 4, 2019

Discounting in your subscription business

As with any business your products and services can be marketed effectively through the use of discounts with a recurring-payment based business. Discounting can be used to attract new customers and boost sales. Here’s three… Continue Reading

October 1, 2019

Metrics in a subscription business

When operating your subscription business, metrics are used to propel improvements and help your business focus on what’s important.Monthly recurring revenueFirst and foremost it is important to look at your business’ Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR).… Continue Reading

September 27, 2019

What is PCI DSS and how does it impact my business?

​If you’re new to the world of subscription billing, then there is a whole new dictionary of financial jargon and acronyms that comes with the market to contend with. Here at Billsby, as part of… Continue Reading

September 24, 2019

Subscription billing for startups

Here at Billsby we are more than aware of the headaches that come with starting a business. Finding sources funding, customers, and talent should be your top priority. Concerning yourself with billing and invoices should… Continue Reading

September 20, 2019

Choosing the best recurring payments system for your business

When you’re in business, time is money. You don’t want to spend your valuable time re-billing clients each month for your subscription billing business. Automating administrative tasks is the best way to operate your business… Continue Reading

September 17, 2019

Eight more unbeatable ways to reduce churn

Around 50% of businesses fail after five years of operation. Of course, all sorts of factors lead to a business’s demise: poor management, a competitive market, lack of USP… you name it. Ultimately, though, it… Continue Reading

September 13, 2019

What are chargebacks and how can I prevent them?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbDBYKjQUOcWhen you’re starting a subscription business, it can be complicated to learn all the complex words and lingo that’s unique to the recurring payments industry. That’s why we’ve created our Billsby Explains video series, where… Continue Reading

September 10, 2019

Why your SaaS company should offer a free trial

The idea of offering your customers a free trial period is neither revolutionary nor unusual. As a business, you’ll be well accustomed to making use of free trials that other companies offer.For SaaS companies like… Continue Reading

September 6, 2019

Collecting data from your subscription customers

Finding out more about your customers is a great way of establishing a happy customer base with low churn rates and fantastic targeted marketing campaigns. Knowing who your customers are, what they want and why… Continue Reading

September 3, 2019

Championing customer service in your subscription business

Customer service is one of the most important parts of your business. By championing your customer service you can bolster a loyal customer base. Building trust with great service means your customers are unlikely to… Continue Reading

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