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Everything related to Upodi and the Subscription Economy

Competitive Pricing

09 June 2020- 11 min read

Succeed with Competitive Pricing Strategies [Guide]

Pricing your products and services is something you must get right.

Doing so isn’t always easy, particularly in the SaaS space where you need customers to become long-term subscribers or buy a license for use to succeed.

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Subscription Platform

18 May 2020- 12 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- 3 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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Customer Lifetime Value

13 April 2020- 15 min read

Customer Lifetime Value (CLTV) Guide + Formula

Customer Lifetime Value, or CLTV, can be used either for real-time analysis or as a prediction model for your business. By using CLTV, you can calculate what customers are worth to your business, both individually and collectively.

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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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Retention Rate

26 March 2020- 16 min read

Calculating Customer Retention Rate [Guide + Formula]

The SaaS landscape has grown exponentially over the last few years. As businesses continue to realize the vast potential of cloud-based services, the SaaS market is projected to grow to approximately $60 billion in value by 2023.

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SaaS Accounting

17 March 2020- 16 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- 16 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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ARPU

27 February 2020- 16 min read

Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) Guide + Formula

ARPU can be used to calculate how much revenue an average user, or unit, is generating for your business. It can be a useful metric for helping your SaaS business to analyse growth patterns and to help plan what future strategies and actions you need to set.

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SaaS Recurring Billing

26 February 2020- 15 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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ARR

23 February 2020- 20 min read

Annual Recurring Revenue (ARR) Guide + Formula

ARR stands for annual recurring revenue.

If you’re a SaaS business that sells your platform on a subscription basis, ARR can be a powerful metric that will help you:

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MRR

18 February 2020- 23 min read

Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) Guide + Formula

MRR is monthly recurring revenue. It a SaaS metric that describes the amount of money your business can reliably expect to make each month.If you sell your SaaS service on a subscription basis, then MRR is going to be a key metric for you to work with.

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SaaS Revenue Recognition

11 February 2020- 12 min read

Revenue Recognition for Software & SaaS Businesses [Guide]

Mastering revenue recognition for Software & SaaS Businesses.Revenue recognition can be a complicated term for people who have never come across it before and need to apply it to their businesses.

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Recurring Payment

23 January 2020- 15 min read

What is Recurring Payment? [Complete Guide]

When you’re running any business with a subscription model, making it easy for customers to make repeat payments is crucial to your success. This is particularly true when it comes to running your SaaS business, where customers want to be assured of continuous and uninterrupted service.

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Why you will fail coding your own subscription engine

21 August 2019- 11 min read

10 reasons you will fail coding your own subscription engine

You might have a newly started business or you are planning to transform your existing business to operate on subscriptions in the near future. Amazing — this is the way the market and economy is moving. 

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