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Recurly for QuickBooks Online: Streamline Your Accounting Process

In order to give our customers access to best-in-class applications in both subscription billing and accounting, Recurly has integrated with QuickBooks Online. Our integration will give you the ability to accelerate your month-end close process, automate your revenue accounting flow, and eliminate manual processes.

The QuickBooks brand is synonymous with entry-level business accounting and bookkeeping. While the QuickBook brand may be perceived as entry-level, anecdotal evidence, however, suggests that QuickBooks is used by companies with as much as $20M-$40M in revenue—underlining the stickiness of accounting software.

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Hip Hip Hooray for Free Shipping Day!

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Procrastinators always do tomorrow what they could have done today. And procrastination runs rampant during the holidays, as evidenced by the number of people crowding the stores on Christmas Eve. If, in mid-December, you’re behind in your holiday shopping, you’re in luck, because this means you’ll be able to take advantage of Free Shipping Day, on December 16th. And if you’re a subscription business, such as a box of the month, that ships physical goods, you can participate in this once-a-year event too.

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Live Webinar: Subscription Strategies – How to Counter Fraud and Lower Chargebacks

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The holiday season—when fraudulent e-commerce transactions spike and chargebacks soar. Unfortunately, subscription businesses take the hit, in more ways than one, from increased fees and lost revenue to damaged relationships with payment processors and customers alike.

Join us for a live webinar where you'll discover the proven strategies that smart subscription businesses are using to counter fraudulent transactions and lower chargebacks.

Thursday, December 15, 2016
10am PT / 1pm ET

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Recipe for Subscription Success This Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season—a time of both abundance and reflection. We take the time to express gratitude for what we have and to create lists for what we want. Consumer-focused subscription businesses see the holidays as a time to gain new customers and increase revenue, hoping that their box-of-the-month, entertainment, or other subscription service will be worthy of making it under the tree or in the stocking.

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here’s our “recipe” for abundant subscription success:

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Don’t Let the Grinch (Fraudsters) Steal Your Holiday Revenue: How You Can Fight Back

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During the holidays, e-commerce businesses know that fraud can run rampant. That’s the impression anyway, but is it actually true?

What is true is that a lot more people are shopping and spending money, both online and off during the holiday season. This year, e-commerce holiday revenue is expected to increase by 11%—from $83 billion in 2015 to $92 billion in 2016. The increase in the number and size of transactions will certainly result in an increase in fraud in absolute terms, although fraud is not necessarily higher when measured as a percentage of total transactions.

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Recurly’s Annual List of Top Ten Trends, 2017 Edition

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As the subscription model continues to expand its share of the e-commerce market, more and more businesses see the revenue opportunities the model entails. Whether it’s subscription handbags or study aids, charitable giving or video streaming, businesses both established and upstart are adding a subscription component to the mix—or jumping in wholesale, having chosen the subscription model as the best way to meet their customers’ needs and desires.

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Tips for Minimizing Signup Friction When Using Credit Cards

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In the world of subscription commerce, one key to success is providing a frictionless signup experience. Once prospects decide they’re ready to subscribe, you want to make sure that the process is as easy as it can be for them. Removing steps that aren’t necessary and ensuring that your signup form meets the highest standards of usability and security can make the difference between a prospect who converts and one who abandons before the transaction is complete.

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Just in Time for the Holidays! New E-book on Using Coupons & Gift Subscriptions to Drive Revenue

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In e-commerce, everyone is fighting for their share and more of consumers’ dollars. This is especially true during the holidays, where consumer spending is high and companies seek to find that extra competitive edge through sales and promotions. Subscriptions businesses are no different. But how best to make it onto Santa’s list? Read our new e-book for some ideas for lighting up your subscription business this holiday season.   

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Announcing New Webhook for Dunning Notifications

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Recurly is excited to announce a new dunning webhook notification. In subscription businesses, when a customer’s renewal payment fails, the customer enters the dunning process. Businesses using Recurly can use this webhook to receive information on customers in dunning, letting them manage, monitor and optimize their subscribers’ journeys through the dunning process and deploy programmatic responses, as desired. The webhook allows subscription businesses to integrate with various systems that enable these programmatic responses.  

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OTT Best Practices Webinar: Proven Strategies for Subscriber Acquisition and Retention

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In the dynamic OTT market, fluctuations in subscriber metrics can make or break your business. To smooth acquisition and retention, leading OTT providers are finding success by combining flexible billing with advanced analytics.

In this informative webinar, you’ll discover the proven strategies smart OTT providers are using to accelerate healthy subscriber growth.

Thursday, November 17th at 10am PT / 1pm ET

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