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8 reasons why you should automate your SaaS subscription business with Upodi

15 August 2022- 14 min read

As your SaaS business grows and you start scaling, two things happen: the pressure on your tech stack rises, and the workload on your employees increases. Subscription billing complexity reaches new heights, pushing you to explore new setups or solutions.

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5 steps for successful SaaS subscription management

10 August 2022- 15 min read

If you run a SaaS company, you must have felt the pain of customer churn. There can be many reasons why customers are leaving, but more often than not, one of the main factors is how you manage subscriptions. Do your subscribers have payment options? Can they pause their subscriptions? Do they have a good user experience?

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How SaaS companies can handle complex billing

02 August 2022- 11 min read

If you run a software company yourself, you already know that the SaaS business model, for all its benefits, comes with its own challenges. With a few recurring revenue streams and varied pricing, billing management can quickly become a burden. Manage increasing billing complexity with success by following a few billing best practices.

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How SaaS companies make money: 7 types of recurring revenue models

26 July 2022- 22 min read

There are many ways to earn money as a SaaS business. And whether you are just starting out or already have an established subscription business, you can always explore alternative SaaS recurring revenue models to increase profit.

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3 secrets for growing your business with recurring billing automation

21 July 2022- 12 min read

Your subscription-based business is booming and you are ready to scale. Yet you have concerns about how this could affect your recurring billing management.

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How to automate your recurring billing with Upodi

30 May 2022- 13 min read

The day is here. Whatever solution you have for managing your recurring billing - you realize it just doesn't cut it anymore. You are tired of how long it takes to handle invoicing, ARR calculations manually, dunning, or subscriptions and are ready to automate these tasks.

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How to collect revenue in time with recurring billing automation

23 May 2022- 14 min read

Revenue collection is a vital process for any recurring billing company, regardless of your subscription business model, and this is why it is crucial to ensure its proper management.

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What is recurring billing and how can it improve your business?

25 April 2022- 12 min read

As more and more companies shift their business towards recurring billing, you may be sitting thinking: what is it exactly, and is it worth the fuss?

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5 reasons why you should let Upodi take care of your recurring billing

01 April 2022- 13 min read

Your subscription-based business is booming. Subscribers are going from hundreds to thousands and you are looking for tools to sustain that momentum, such as a software company to support your subscription and recurring billing management. Or well, perhaps you already got one but it just cannot seem to get your MRR or ARR calculations right?

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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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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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What is the difference between Upodi and a PSP?

07 September 2020- 6 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- 4 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- 3 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- 4 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- 3 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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Subscription Business Model

22 June 2020- 13 min read

Subscription Business Model: How to Use it [2020]

Using a subscription model is a fantastic way to help you compound the value of your customer relationships. Rather than working hard to get customers multiple times if you want them to make repeat purchases, a subscription model allows you to acquire the customer once. 

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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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