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Two ways to control subscription software licenses [Part 3 of 3]

Posted by Mike Wozniak on Nov 17, 2016 3:24:36 PM

Over the past couple weeks, we've been exploring the benefits of subscription e-commerce in our blog. For this post, the final in the series, we'll take a look at how to integrate licenses.

We've invited industry expert Mike Wozniak, co-founder and CEO of SoftwareKey.com, to contribute his thoughts on subscription licensing and control. Here is what Mike shared with us...

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Topics: Subscription

What you need to know about Subscriptions [Part 2 of 3]

Posted by FastSpring staff on Nov 10, 2016 11:39:59 AM

Subscriptions form the backbone of many SaaS business’ revenue streams. However, as important and profitable as they can be, the implementation of subscriptions is a complex process. There are multiple factors to consider, such as pricing, licensing, discounts and incentives for potential customers. With this in mind, FastSpring is publishing a three-part blog series with the aim of highlighting the benefits, challenges, and ways to implement a subscription model. 


The risks and rewards of subscriber retention

In our previous blog post, we discussed the market trends towards and the benefits of a subscription model for SaaS companies. In today’s blog, we’ll be focusing on the challenges your business might face in implementing a subscription model. Specifically, we’ll take a look at discounts and free trials, two of the ways to increase incentive to subscribe.

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Topics: Subscription

What you need to know about Subscriptions [Part 1 of 3]

Posted by FastSpring staff on Nov 1, 2016 1:46:20 PM

Subscriptions form the backbone of many SaaS business’ revenue streams. However, as important and profitable as they can be, the implementation of subscriptions is a complex process. There are multiple factors to consider, such as pricing, licensing, discounts and incentives for potential customers. With this in mind, FastSpring will be publishing a three-part blog series with the aim of highlighting the benefits, challenges, and ways to implement a subscription model.


In today's blog, we'll take a look at subscription trends in the market, as well as some of the advantages to using a subscription model.

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Topics: Subscription

Why Subscription Services are Better Than Single-Product Sales

Posted by FastSpring staff on Dec 8, 2014 3:55:24 PM

Most people have used a subscription at some point in their lives, from Netflix to magazines there’s a subscription for most services. There are so many reasons to choose a subscription, which usually benefits both parties. As a retailer, it may be in your best interest to offer a subscription based service as well as your single-product sales.

Subscriptions were pioneered by the newspaper and magazine industry offering weekly, monthly and yearly fees in exchange for their product. This allowed customers to pay a lower premium for the magazines and newspapers than if they had bought one copy. This idea has caught on and benefited both retailer and consumer alike.

Here are a few key points as to why you should offer a subscription:

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Topics: Increasing Revenue, Subscription, E-Commerce Insights

5 Reasons Dunning Management Can Work For Your Business

Posted by FastSpring staff on Apr 27, 2014 5:49:00 AM

A challenge for any subscription-based business is keeping those recurring payments coming in. When they don’t, you’re left making phone calls and sending emails. You’re following up with customers about delinquent accounts, and that’s no fun. Worse yet, it’s a waste of your time. If you’re a SaaS company or you sell software online and offer recurring billing, you need to do yourself a favor and implement a dunning management system.

Here are 5 reasons dunning management makes sense for you and your business.

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Topics: Increasing Revenue, Subscription, E-Commerce Insights

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