Selecting the Right Recurring Revenue Model for Your Business

While nearly half of U.S. businesses today have already adopted or are considering adopting recurring revenue models, it’s important to note these models are not one size fits all. Every business must assess its individual needs, goals, and processes to find the recurring revenue model that fits best. It’s critical to understand each model’s distinct benefits, advantages, and effects before making a selection.

Today the three most widely adopted recurring revenue models are subscription billing, usage billing, or a combination of the two. Each model may be more or less appropriate for a given product or service so it’s important to ask questions to determine the right fit. Recurring Revenue Management for Dummies details the advantages of each model to help with the process of selecting the right one. Download the eBook to:

  • Understand the advantages of each recurring revenue model for both buyers and sellers
  • Learn what questions to ask when assessing recurring revenue models
  • Identify which recurring revenue model best fits with your company’s needs, products, and services

How do you know which model to select for your business? Start with understanding the definition. The subscription billing model, or flat-rate recurring, comprises a fixed payment for a service for a specific period of time, like a magazine or newspaper subscription. The usage billing model, also called consumption, metered usage, pay-per-use, and many others, charges per-use or per-unit of service, like water or electric billing at your home. The combination model, or subscription plus usage, charges a subscription fee for basic service with any overage billed as extra charges, like the standard cellphone bill with a base subscription plus a variety of uses services (text, data, minutes).

There’s no better time than now to monetize your business. See how picking the right recurring revenue model can transform your billing system into a monetization solution. Download Recurring Revenue Management for Dummies today.


About the Author

Eileen Bernardo
Eileen Bernardo is the Content Marketing Manager at Aria Systems where she manages content creation for multiple projects. She has an M.S. in Public Relations and Corporate Communication from New York University and a B.A. in Communication from the University of California, San Diego.

The Forrester Wave: Subscription Billing Platforms, Q4 2015

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