Coworking space and ChargeBee: How does it work?

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A virtuous cycle begins with the rise of more and more people working remotely, rise of startups and the rise of the number of coworking spaces. According to a research by Deskmag, shows that there has been an 83% increase in the number of coworking spaces across the world, about 4.5 new coworking spaces have …
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A primer on MRR for Subscription Businesses. SAAS Metrics 101.

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There are many interpretations floating around the web but we have learnt it by trial & error. We thought of documenting it again as a primer for understanding basics of SAAS Metrics for our customers. Here is an attempt to make it simpler. What is MRR? Monthly Recurring Revenue is normalised monthly revenue, based on all recurring …
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The State and Challenges of #SaaS in 2014

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I came across a slide from Compass on the State of SaaS in 2014 and I found it insightful on the challenges most SaaS companies face. The SaaS industry is still less than two decades old. However, the growth and opportunities of the industry are clear. The successes of early SaaS players like Salesforce, WuFoo and others …
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Launching the power of self-serve for the world of subscriptions

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Convenience was once king, but it’s losing ground to the self controlled customer, as the internet rolls more towards the self serve economy we bring forward the power of self serve to your subscription business. Subscription revenue based businesses are massively structured on customer-merchant relationships. And what better way to augment it further than by …
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What are credit adjustments and how can you be using them?

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Credits are a common occurrence while shopping, whether it is store credit for exchanging something with a lesser price or when you have less cash on you in a known store. Or it’s just a day of an offer where the store is offering you credit. Online businesses are no different. Credits are used for …
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Why is dunning management so important for a subscription business?

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We have seen the number of online transactions increasing rapidly, we have also seen the number of subscription businesses also increasing. The number of failed transactions are also on a rise: Source: Spreedly If you are manually taking care of all the failed transactions then you might want to stop and think if you would …
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What is metered billing? How do you use it using ChargeBee?

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Usage based billing is not a new concept, we use it to pay our electricity, water and more recently our phone and internet charges. The normal practice is to charge a monthly minimum and charge the additional fee based on the usage. In other words is also called metered billing. Let us take an example, …
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What are the elements in a hosted payment page that help convert better?

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The payment process or the checkout flow of a website is usually an intricate process and handcrafted with care. In a perfect world, all the prospects who enter the website convert to paying customers. But it does not work that way. Many SaaS and ecommerce businesses deal with prospects leaving the website and payment page abandonment …
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Ask us: What are the different types of marketing campaigns that a subscription startup can run in ChargeBee?

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ChargeBee coupons are designed for the simplest use case of giving away a promotional discount to fellow startups all the way to run those huge marketing campaigns that can go viral and boost your sales funnel. Here are some ways in which our customers use ChargeBee coupons to run their subscription business. Configuration & setup …
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