Chargify & SaaSOptics are Becoming Maxio!

It is a new day for Chargify as we merge with SaaSOptics to become Maxio!! 

As we transition to our new combined brand over the coming months, you will notice updates to the look and feel of the Chargify application but rest assured - your overall experience will stay the same.

This is a momentous day for our team and it wouldn’t have been possible without the continued support of you, our customers. Thank you for trusting us with your subscription needs through the years and for joining us on the next leg of our journey. 

To learn more about the future of Chargify & SaaSOptics, see our press release >

Invoice in Advance of the Next Billing Date

It is now possible to generate a payable invoice in advance of your customers' next billing date. This is perfect for companies who would like to collect payment prior to the service period starting or have specific contractual payment obligations for their customers. 

With advanced invoicing, you can generate the invoice anytime between the last billing date and the next upcoming billing date.

For more information on how to use Chargifys advanced invoicing functionality, see our documentation >

New feature: Chargify + Airbyte: Connect Your Data for Billing and Analytics

Over the past 2 years, we released Events-Based Billing, an out-of-the-box rating engine for multi-attribute pricing, and Business Intelligence, a custom analytics suite for Chargify and third-party data. These products empower our customers to price like the industry titans (Think: Snowflake, Twilio, Datadog) and make data-driven business decisions.

Now, we’re thrilled to announce that streaming data to Chargify from your product database and favorite SaaS applications just got a whole lot easier! Airbyte.io, a no-code data integration platform, offers hundreds of source connectors that allow you to quickly and easily sync your data to Chargify. 

See this new capability in action by watching the 6-minute video below and learn how to easily deploy highly-tailored pricing models used by fast growing companies like Snowflake and AWS. 

For more information on the Airbyte integration, head to our documentation here >

Happy Holidays from Chargify and SaaSOptics!

Season's greetings from the entire team at Chargify and SaaSOptics! As the holiday season is upon us, we would like to announce that Chargify and SaaSOptics will be observing a company-wide Winter Break from December 24th through December 31st. Standard hours of operation will resume on January 3, 2022. 

Our support team will be monitoring for urgent system availability issues only during this time. If you believe you will need to connect with a member of our customer success and support teams, please contact us before our winter break. 

We wish you a peaceful and prosperous New Year and look forward to serving you refreshed and renewed in 2022. 

Introducing Chargify's Newest Help Documentation

Having access to stellar product documentation is key to how you and your teams gain the most out of using Chargify day-in and day-out. Finding answers quickly when questions arise enables autonomy to quickly troubleshoot, giving our users full control. 

Today, we are very excited to announce that we have given our Help Documentation a complete refresh! The new site was reorganized to display a cleaner look with updated content, allowing for a more intuitive browsing experience. 

This is the first step in making sweeping improvements to our self-service educational resources. In the coming months, you can expect further improvements to our content as well as easier and faster ways to find the answers to your questions.

You can find the new Chargify help site here>

Chargify Now Available in HubSpot's App Marketplace

We are very excited to announce that Chargify is now listed on the HubSpot App MarketplaceThe listing provides another method for easily integrating HubSpot and Chargify. 

Updated in real-time, this bi-directional sync between Chargify and HubSpot is a game changer for those looking to gain efficiencies for their customer-facing teams while simultaneously breaking down data silos. Integrating your Chargify and HubSpot environment allows you to leverage all of your rich billing data in one application, bringing together sales, customer success, support and marketing teams. 

Many of our customers today are realizing the value of integrating their HubSpot and Chargify environments, as use cases span further than billing, finance, and accounting. Your sales team can easily sell, upgrade, downgrade and manage subscriptions through deals or quotes. Your customer success and support teams will have visibility to the wide array of billing data so they can seamlessly provide top-notice service to your customers quickly. Furthermore, your marketing team will reap benefits from having your billing data synced over to HubSpot where they can easily identify insightful growth churn trends that can drive data-based marketing campaigns.

Interested in integrating your Chargify and HubSpot environments today? Head on over to the HubSpot App Marketplace to download and install, or turn on via the configuration wizard within Chargify's 'Integrations' page. Need some help? Reach out to your CSM or contact us at support@chargify.com

For more information on our HubSpot integration, see our documentation here>

Chargify Business Intelligence coming May 4th | Register Today

The ability to make effective use of customer and application data will be the differentiator between businesses who win and those who are left behind. 

Chargify's newest feature will transform your untapped data into actionable insights for business growth. This is the first self-service analytics suite powerful enough to support your entire business, but simple enough for anyone to use—no data science degree required.

On May 4th (or 5th-dependent on region), we will be unveiling our latest product offering: Chargify Business Intelligence (BI)! Chargify BI provides intuitive analytics tools that enable you to create and share custom dashboards using data from Chargify and relevant third party sources*. 

Join us at our LIVE event where you will hear from Chargify's CEO, Paul Lynch, Chargify's CSO, Laith Dahiyat, and our special guest, Jenny Leman. Jenny is the President of CareerPlug, a power-user of Chargify, and an early adopter of Chargify BI. 

To register for this event, please click here>


*For more information on the availability of Chargify BI, please reach out to your Customer Success Manager or contact our Support Team by emailing support@chargify.com 

Battery Ventures Leads Growth Investment of More Than $150 Million in Growing Subscription Management Sector

We are excited to announce a new growth-investment of $150 million, led by Battery Ventures, bringing together SaaSOptics and Chargify! This investment is the ultimate validation of all the hard work and effort of both the SaaSOptics and Chargify teams. We want to thank our loyal customers and partners, and we can't wait to share more details with you in the coming weeks. 

To read the full press release, please see here>

Happy 1 Year Anniversary! Events-Based Billing at Chargify

It’s time to celebrate! Events-Based Billing was launched one year ago, and we are thrilled to see the value it is bringing many of our customers. Events-Based Billing is the future of usage-based and metered billing, allowing for the most complex SaaS billing models to take form.Since its initial launch, we have received lots of feedback and have made enhancements:
  • Introduced Multi-Attribute Rating
  • Invoice Template Updates 
Multi-Attribute Rating allows you to dynamically create segments from your events and define targeted pricing for each segment. This  enables increased price flexibility and invoice clarity, which in turn, prevents catalog bloat.

The invoice template was updated to clearly outline how your customers are charged for the value they receive. A new “Usage Details” section is included at the bottom of the invoice detailing both the amount consumed and unique price for each applied rate. 

With Events-Based Billing, your customers see exactly what they’re being billed for, even in the most complex pricing scenarios. Your applications’ usage data is ingested by Chargify in real time, allowing you to offer the ultimate customer-centric billing model. To learn how to start using Events-Based Billing today, please contact Chargify Support or your Customer Success Manager. 

For more information on Events-Based Billing, see our documentation here>

Gain Predictable Recurring Revenue with Prepaid Subscriptions

You can now provide your customers with a new subscription type: Prepaid. Our latest core functionality allows you to create prepaid usage-based billing models providing a safety net for your recurring, predictable revenue. This new subscription type works with either metered or events-based components, giving you full flexibility on how you want to charge and how your customers want to use and pay for your product or service. Your customers can gain peace of mind with a true value-based pricing model where they pay in advance for usage they will decrement against as they use your product or service. 

With real-time visibility, both you and your customers benefit from always knowing the exact state of funded balances and usage against those balances. In addition, auto-replenishment is an option so that your customers can decide when to re-up their balance after hitting a specifically defined threshold, that is set at the customer level, not the product level. This added level of customization provides you the ability to provide a white-glove service approach to your customers. 

Prepaid Subscriptions also come with sophisticated notification workflows that can keep all or some of your customers in the know of where they stand with their prepaid usage. Customers always know what usage they have paid for with invoices generated at the end of each renewal period.

For more information on Prepaid Subscriptions, see our documentation here>  

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