New Features: Hosted Account Management

As many of our merchants know, Recurly’s hosted pages allow you to get up and running quickly with little to no development work. Our hosted pages include subscription signup pages and a customer subscription management portal called “Hosted Account Management”. Next week, we’re rolling out new features for Recurly’s Hosted Account Management. Here are some of the changes you’ll see.

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Recurly Raises $12M To Chart the Future of Recurring Billing

Over the past 5 years, Recurly has built a company centered around the success of our customers. We believe that providing a flexible and nimble billing service to our customers allows them to achieve extraordinary outcomes.  We elevate billing from a simple back-office function to a genuine competitive advantage.

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SSL v3 POODLE vulnerability - What Recurly is doing and how you can protect yourself

 

Today a new vulnerability was announced in SSLv3. The vulnerability allows attackers who might be in a position to execute a MITM (Man In The Middle) attack against a client to decrypt SSLv3 traffic. Luckily, SSLv3 hasn't been used by clients (web browsers) for a number of years now, replaced by TLS.

At Recurly we supported SSLv3 for backwards compatibility purposes. As it turns out, supporting SSLv3 as of today puts other clients at risk due to a MITM attack potentially forcing a client (web browser) to fall-back to SSLv3, thereby allowing them to disable encryption and view your website traffic. Today, in order to protect our clients we have removed the ability to use SSLv3 with Recurly and in turn, the ability for our clients to be exposed to this issue when using Recurly.

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Updated Salesforce Connector = Better Control

We’re excited to announce a new version of the Recurly Salesforce connector! As we’ve added features and functionality to the Recurly application, we’ve realized along the way that these additions needed to be ported to our salesforce integration as well. As of today, you can now access: VAT/Tax Breakout, Invoicing information, invoice line items, and have more granular control into the total and subtotal fields on an invoice.

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A better customer service experience

We’re constantly looking at ways to improve your user experience.  A few months ago, we rolled out some updates to the Accounts, Transactions, and Coupons pages to support faster page loading, searching and sorting.  Once that was done, it was a natural progression to bring the Invoices and Subscriptions pages up to speed as well.  Today, we’re excited to announce that you can now search, filter, sort and see real-time counts on all four pages in the Customer Service section.  

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Importing Customers & Simplifying Your Business Model
Are you maintaining two (or more!) billing systems? Join us for a discussion on transitioning legacy customers onto Recurly. We'll also discuss price grandfathering, per-user custom pricing and custom changes.

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Recurly.js -- The easy way

So you want to implement the latest and greatest in recurring billing functionality and ease into your app, but you're not sure where to start. Today we're going to create a quick and easy implementation using Recurly.js and our API! We'll create an account with billing info, and a subscription, for some recurring billing goodness. We love Recurly.js and are sure you will too, knowing that it will:

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A Better Way to Calculate Your Churn Rate

In 2004, Netflix was sued by its shareholders over its reported churn rates. The shareholders argued that Netflix “[used] an improper calculation of the rate that produced an artificially low churn rate.” A judge threw out the case, ruling that there is no single industry-wide definition of churn rate.

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Get more out of taxes with Recurly

After an extensive beta with plenty of feedback and lots of fine tuning, we are extending Recurly's basic tax support for Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Israel to be generally available with no additional fees. This allows your business to collect taxes from these regions all from your existing Recurly site.

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Calculating sales tax just got easier!

We’re excited to announce that we’ve just released our direct Avalara AvaTax integration for sales tax. This new integration provides merchants with advanced tax reporting that will make self-filing easier, plus offers additional logic for tax codes and exempt options.

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