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    Subscription Billing Pain Relief ™
    As a leading recurring billing platform, Recurly ensures setup is easy, integrations are quick, and that the service scales with the needs of your business.
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    Cloud accounting software for SMBs
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    Billing and revenue management platform for XaaS and IoT
    TRACT is a billing software to manage the entire subscription lifecycle - supporting any revenue model from simple subscriptions to complex, usage-based models.
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    Member management magic
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  • Zoho Subscriptions    3 reviews

    Smarter Billing for Your Subscription Business
    Use Zoho Subscriptions to manage the entire recurring billing & subscription lifecycle, from designing pricing models to managing failed payments.
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    Recurring billing. Simplified.
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    The powerful WordPress membership plugin that sets up in minutes.
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    Improve how you sell and collect for services
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    Easily manage and grow your recurring revenue business!
    Chargify helps you to manage all areas of your subscription business, from onboarding customers and managing existing relationships, to business analytics.
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    Order to Billing
    O2B is a native Force.com billing & invoicing software for subscription management that supports complex offerings, pricing, & payment options.
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    SaaS and On-premise Subscription Management Solutions
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    RevX provides a subscriber billing solution to automate everyday operations and configure and manage pricing models, accounts, bundles and payments.
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    Aria's cloud-based monetization platform helps recurring revenue companies automate charging & billing, acquire new customers, and maximize lifetime value.
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    aMember Pro is a membership management software with an integrated affiliate management module for handling recurring billing, refunds and chargebacks.
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    Commerce, Billing & Finance to Power your Subscription Business
    Manage all your subscription business activities, including multichannel ecommerce selling, multi-currency billing and invoicing, accounting and reporting.
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  • Zenbership  

    Achieve membership nirvana with software that combines event planning, CRM, a CMS, invoicing, subscriptions, a store front, and secure content.
    Zenbership is membership software that can be used to manage subscription renewals, recurring billing, product packages, upgrades/downgrades, & more.
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  • Cheddargetter  

    Cheddargetter offers a metric-driven billing engine to manage your recurring billing business. Providing data analytics and insights to optimize operations.
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    Vindicia helps subscription businesses to test price plans, analyze performance, create up-sell & cross-sell opportunities, and manage signups & renewals.
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  • SURE! Cloud (formerly eVapt)  

    SURE! is a subscription billing solution used to automate billing, define multiple services with multi-level pricing, manage contracts, campaigns, leads & more.
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  • Accumulus  

    Subscription and Usage Billing
    Accumulus automates the entire recurring billing lifecycle - managing signups, payments, renewals, usage metering, customer support requests, tax, and more.
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  • Avangate Commerce  

    Powering Commerce For the Modern Digital Business
    Avangate Commerce integrates a number of digital commerce products, including a subscription billing solution to nurture long-term recurring revenue customers.
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  • Monexa Services Inc.  

    Smarter Enterprise Billing
    Monexa is an enterprise-class subscription billing platform offering recurring payment processing, advanced pricing & bundling, billing intelligence and more.
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What is Recurring Billing and Subscription Management Software?

Subscription and recurring billing software is used by businesses to facilitate the online payment process based on a subscription or recurring payment model. These solutions are used to store important client information such as credit card details and shipping addresses to automate repeated payments. They also allow for secure online payment by clients, as well as to help define pricing structures and models for subscription-based service providers.

Recurring billing software can help you to implement payment models to respond to customer needs. You can choose to take payments up-front or in stages, such as on a monthly, quarterly or annual basis. You can also combine pricing models such as one-time, recurring and usage-based billing. Many recurring billing apps will feature the ability to refund and recharge credit cards directly. They will also facilitate multi currency payments for global service providers.

Subscription software also features tools to handle coupons, special discount and refunds. They can be used to send receipts to clients and to offer free trial periods. In addition to credit card billing, these tools often offer invoice creation for larger accounts, including tax automation for more accurate price calculation.

The majority of subscription and recurring billing software also offer reporting tools to give you visibility into key metrics, providing insight on recurring revenue, days sales outstanding and customer lifetime value. Many of the apps will offer integrations with popular payment payment gateways such as PayPal as well as popular CRMs and ERPs. Security features form a key component of cloud-based subscription management solutions. Customer financial data is stored and protected through access rights and permissions.

Subscription billing software is beneficial to companies who use a recurring revenue model, these include membership and subscription service providers but are not exclusive to these. These business apps serve a range of industries and business sizes, from healthcare providers to communications and media. Many solutions offer the ability to scale along with your business, allowing you to go from managing a few subscription to multitudes.

More robust billing software will provide you with complete visibility into all your customers financial dealings with your company. They can help you find out out who your best customers are, your most profitable products and predict your company’s cash flow. They might also help you determine the right pricing strategies, create flexible pricing plans, bundles, promotions and offers. Pricing models can be easily changed to adapt to competition and market conditions.

Key Features & Benefits

  • Establish pricing plans and payment models
  • Bill customers on a recurring basis
  • Online payment gateway integrations
  • Create invoices and calculate taxes
  • Generate reports on recurring revenue and customer value
  • Protect and store customer data, and set access rights
  • Manage deals, promotions and special offers