We Are Maxio

The Maxio user interface in your account has launched! The features and functionality you know and trust are still there—now with an elevated look and feel. 

We know change can be confusing, so let’s break this down:

What will stay the same?

  • Your login experience, including the URL will remain unchanged 
  • The features and functionality you rely on to manage your billing and subscription management
  • Your experience with our Customer Support Team
  • Our dedication to your success

What’s Changing? 

  • Chargify will be rebranded as Maxio Advanced Billing
  • Branding in our user interface including logos, fonts, and iconography
  • Branding in our help articles, emails, website, and more 
  • The “Chat” icon will move from the top right to the bottom right corner of your screen
  • “Security and Users” along with “System Alerts” on your seller view will be conveniently relocated to the side navigation menu

[Get to know Maxio]

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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>

Stream Data from your Application to Chargify for Billing and Analysis

It’s easier than ever to send data from your application to Chargify Business Intelligence for custom analysis. With this information, you can hone in on how your users are consuming your product and identify key value metrics. Then, leverage this data to build complex, multi-attribute pricing models that charge your customers for the exact value they receive. 

Take a Data Ingestion Tool for example, with Events-Based Billing, they can charge different rates based on: Cloud Provider, Data Center Region, Cluster Type, and Availability.

Data Read Event Rate per GB:

Segment
Cloud Provider
Data Center Region
Cluster Type
Availability
Segment Rate
1AWSUS East N VirginiaBasicSingle Zone$0.0001/GB
2Microsoft AzureWest EuropeStandardMulti Zone$0.0009/GB
3Google CloudAPAC SydneyStandardMulti Zone$0.001/GB

To start streaming your data to Chargify, head to Business Intelligence and select ‘Manage Data Sources’. From there, you will be asked to define your new data source. You can follow this guide to start streaming your data in. 

For more information on Chargify Business Intelligence, see our documentation here>

Introducing Dashboard Theming for Business Intelligence

Dashboards that are easy to understand and consistent with your branding allow you to seamlessly convey the value you provide to your end users. We are thrilled to announce the release of advanced theming capabilities for your dashboards, allowing you to easily control the look and feel of your dashboards.Whether you are running business reviews with key clients or embedding metrics for a strategic partner, you can now provide a more cohesive experience for dashboards that are shared or embedded  outside of Chargify BI. 

Our Dashboard Theming feature has three main categories: General, Chart Elements and Visualization Types. You can access this functionality in Dashboard Edit mode from the top, right ‘Theming’ button. 

Dashboard Theming 

  • The General tab  allows you to select the overall data color palette that you want to apply to your dashboard. Here, you are also  able to set the background color, fonts, and space between your chart elements.
  • On the Chart Elements tab you can set the text font, color, and size for your chart titles, subtitles, legends, labels, grids, X- and Y-Axis, as well as tooltips. 
  • The look and feel of each Visualization Type (Line & Aera, Pie & Donut, Funnel, Metric, Table) can be defined on the last Theming tab. This includes things like line thickness, values style, labels, and colors. 

Dashboard Theming - General

Dashboard Theming - Chart Elements

Dashboard Theming - Visualization Types

Business Intelligence is included on all 2021 public plans. To request access or discuss adding BI to your plan, please reach out to us at support@chargify.com 

For more information on Business Intelligence Dashboards, see our documentation here>

Business Intelligence: Widget Naming and Filter Enhancements

Giving your stakeholders an easy way to interact with your dashboards empowers them to better understand the data and make impactful decisions across the organization. Our Product Team is continually working on enhancing charting functionality within Chargify Business Intelligence. 

We are excited to announce three new additions to dashboard settings, the ability to name your filters and date pickers, and an easy way for users to clear all dashboard filters. 

Naming Your Filters
We have added the option to name the filters on your dashboards. This will make it easier for users to know exactly how the filter will impact the connected charts.

Naming Dashboard Filters


Naming Your Date Pickers
We have added the option to name the date pickers on your dashboards. This will make it easier for users to know exactly how and where the selected date range will impact the connected charts.

Naming Dashboard Date Pickers


Clearing All Filters on a Dashboard  
We have made it easier for users to clear all selected filters on a dashboard with a single click.

Clearing Filters on a Dashboard

For more information on Business Intelligence, see our documentation here>

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