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Vindicia and hybris Partnership Offers Sellers Integrated Solution of Digital Goods by Subscription

BELMONT, CALIFORNIA, August 13, 2013 – Vindicia, the leader in enterprise subscription billing solutions, and hybris, an SAP company and the world’s fastest-growing commerce platform provider, today announced a partnership which will allow sellers of digital goods to provide customers an end-to-end engagement: from merchandizing, offer management, and product sales, to subscription billing. The combination of the subscription-enabling and recurring billing of Vindicia’s CashBox with the hybris Commerce Suite empowers digital businesses to build perpetual relationships with customers and increase revenue. The integration will be available through the hybris Extend marketplace.

Fraud or Friction? Why slowing down a purchase can be beneficial in the long run

In discussing merchant deployments one of the areas of greatest interest is how we suggest clients implement their buy screens. More than anything (yes, even more than the service itself), product owners ascribe an almost mythical importance to a frictionless buy process. The logic goes that if you slow down a buyer, they’re more likely to abandon the shopping process and you’ll lose a sale. Hence, there’s a strong desire to allow users to check out as easily as possible. This includes reducing the amount of information requested in the purchase process. This has long been a hot topic with…

Smooth transition into subscription billing

Founded in 2002, Major League Gaming (MLG) is the dominant media property exclusively targeting tens of millions of consumers worldwide who have a passion for playing video games as a competitive social activity. The company gives aspiring gamers around the world an opportunity to compete, improve their skills, and socialize through a thriving competitive community with more than 750,000 matches each month online and LIVE in-person Pro Circuit tournaments in cities nationwide. MLG broadcasts all Pro Circuit play via LIVE streaming online to hundreds of thousands of fans from more than 170 countries. Industry Online Gaming Challenges Handling billing for…

Vindicia in Top 100 Lead Response Ranking

Vindicia ranked #16 with a lead response time of 03:20. Other popular companies in the ranking: Intuit #50 (12:18), Salesforce #59 (14:18), Marketo #84 (22:24). In the interest of full disclosure, my company is InsideSales.com, the leading cloud-based provider of sales automation and analytics for inside sales professionals. Dave Elkington, our CEO, and I started the company 8 years ago. I’ve been walking the floor at Dreamforce 2012, the biggest SaaS show of the year, put on by salesforce.com in San Francisco every fall. Today we announced the fifth annual results of the largest research study ever done on the…

Subscription Billing, Sports, and xkcd

Yes, a potpourri of themes for today’s post. This week’s xkcd comic drew a smile, not just because it represents how our sports-mad household discusses various on and off-the-field topics (including soccer, mind you), but also because it highlights the relevance of sports in the digital ecosystem. As a vendor that supplies three of the largest US sports leagues with subscription billing solutions (and last week we signed an agreement with a fourth league to undergo a Vindicia Select test), we now better understand some of the critical requirements that these organizations have. Seasonal Billing: All sports leagues have seasons…