When your products or services are subscription-based, there’s always an opportunity to get your customer to renew. A very good marketer would think about ways to upsell, offering new services and subscriptions — or software seats — to a happy customer.
That process can now be automated with subscription management tools. When recurring billing errors can cost you both today’s customer and tomorrow’s renewal, getting the subscription process right the first time is key. The following tools help that process:
Pabbly Subscriptions is a recurring billing and subscription management platform which automates the entire subscription billing process. It lets you generate bills, collect payments and report revenues automatically.
BEST FEATURE: Sales analytics feature helps to provide all the information related to important data such as total sales, cancelled subscriptions and refund.
PRICING: Packages start at $6 monthly.
Zoho Subscriptions is a subscription management platform for recurring billing and subscription management. Zoho can enable the handling of the customer subscription life cycle from end to end. Automate recurring billing, manage subscriptions, send professional tax-compliant invoices, and get paid on time, every time.
BEST FEATURE: With Zoho Subscriptions, you can choose the invoice templates you want to send out and make them reflect your brand. Add your company logo, include your terms and conditions, and customize every element of your invoice.
PRICING: Paid packages start at $39 monthly.
Charge Rabbit is an eCommerce solution that enables organizations to earn recurring revenue for memberships and subscriptions for Shopify stores. Charge Rabbit allows brands to add a subscription product to a Shopify store. When customers subscribe, that brand will receive payments from them every month, week, or year.
BEST FEATURE: Customers can update their card or cancel their subscription from within a store and brands may easily manage and view customer’s subscriptions.
PRICING: Paid packages start at $75 monthly.
Aria Crescendo is a payment platform for subscription- and usage-based businesses. Aria manages recurring revenue at scale, from accounts and customers to charging, billing, and reporting. Aria’s subscription management software makes it easy recommend relevant upsells or cross-sells. Aria’s subscription management services support more than 15 global payment processors to provide fully automated, secure, and seamless payment and charging capabilities.
BEST FEATURE: Aria Crescendo gives enterprises ability to aggregate bills for multiple locations, to make services transient to users as they move from one location to another, to move digital add-on services for “child” entities from simple “parent-pay” to “self-pay” as needed, and to split components of service bundles among payers.
PRICING: See vendor for details.
Recurly is a payment and management platform for companies that offer products or services on a recurring basis. The feature-rich platform offers a variety of billing models, secure payment gateways, advanced tools for managing subscription plans, promotions, churn, fraud, and actionable analytics.
BEST FEATURE: Multiple billing models, payment gateways, and payment options.
PRICING: See vendor for details.