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Everything related to Upodi and the Subscription Economy

Customer case: Keatech

29 October 2020- 14 min read

Do as Keatech and add a big spoonful of Upodi to your subscription business.

Imagine that you where dealing with this dilemma:

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How to avoid the curse of the “Zombie Shopping Cart”

11 October 2020- 13 min read

YOU ARE SLOWLY COMING to your senses: “What’s going on?”  

Your head is buzzing… and you struggle to see things clearly.   

Gradually your surroundings emerge before you: 

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Do you have your introductory offers under control?

06 October 2020- 3 min read

A story from real life – that ended in revenue loss…

Once there were (and still is) a Danish company – more specifically a chain of gyms. Our chain of gyms, let’s call them Fitness X. They were successful.

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Get going with our brilliant idea

01 October 2020- 3 min read

❓ Do you know this?

💡 You have a brilliant idea. [your brilliant idea] on subscription!

You just need a website, a payment solution and a subscription engine, and you're ready to:

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Avoid abandoned cart on new markets

14 September 2020- 5 min read

There was once an entrepreneur who was successful in his home market. Each month, a box of inspirational products was sent out to his subscribers and they got value, inspiration and motivation to try new things.

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What is the difference between Upodi and a PSP?

07 September 2020- 5 min read

[PSP = Payment service Provider red.]

A question I often receive is if Upodi is a PSP (Payment Service Provider).

The short answer is: no it is not.

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Coding your own subscription engine? Wait!

19 August 2020- 8 min read

At first glance, the subscription business seems simple. Customer chooses a plan, gives you their payment details and you charge them once a month. But how would this work under the hood?

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Taxation

17 August 2020- 3 min read

A story from real life.

We have success – we internationalize!

But can we do that?

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Manual invoicing based on number of users and clicks

21 July 2020- 2 min read

… That sounds boring.  

Nevertheless, this is the reality in many companies - it takes an incredibly long time, it is manual (read: high risk of error) AND lack of proration means that you potentially lose revenue (read more about proration here).

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Technical Churn Prevention

16 July 2020- 3 min read

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could have a glimpse into the future?

For example, wouldn’t it be nice if you could foresee missing payments before they were missing?

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Are you in control of your company or are your company in control?

30 June 2020- 2 min read

When we talk subscribers, many people think of mobile and the internet - and maybe Netflix, Spotify and fitness?

Classic subscription schemes where we pay and fast bend once a month, and then a form for goods or services is delivered.

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Proration

23 June 2020- 2 min read

Proration, is the term that covers: When someone signs up for your service, up-/downgrades on a “crooked” day of the cycle.

Imagine the following:

You have a good subscription business. Everyone is happy.

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Recurring Revenue Models

08 June 2020- 15 min read

5 Types of Recurring Revenue Models.

Adopting a recurring revenue model for any business is a great way to grow revenue. For a business offering a SaaS solution, adopting a recurring revenue, or subscription based, model, can have many benefits both for themselves as well as for them customers. 

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Subscription Platform

18 May 2020- 11 min read

6 Tips for Choosing a Subscription Billing Platform

Is your business considering signing up to a subscription billing platform for the first time, or considering changing how you manage your subscriptions? 

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Can your customers press hold on their subscriptions?

21 April 2020- 2 min read

How easy is it for your customers to press hold on their subscription?

Recently, Tien Tzou whi is CEO and founder of American/Chinese Zuora has an exciting update.

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Dunning

08 April 2020- 3 min read

One of the key elements of a healthy subscription business is (not surprisingly) paying customers.

No matter how good a service you provide - whether it is SaaS, physical goods, access to a membership club or something fourth – it happens that payments fail. What do you do?

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SaaS Accounting

17 March 2020- 15 min read

SaaS Accounting & Revenue Recognition [Guide]. 

While SaaS plays as increasingly prominent role in the lives of many, it is still a relatively new means of providing or using a service as a standalone niche.

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Billing System

11 March 2020- 15 min read

Choosing the Right Billing System for Your SaaS Business

When you’re running a SaaS business, choosing the right billing system software is crucial to your success.

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SaaS Recurring Billing

26 February 2020- 14 min read

Whether you’re a new business, are about to launch a subscription product, or are an existing business looking for a new billing system software solution, it’s important that you take the time to choose the right platform for your business.

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