The Complexity of Usage Based Billing
Implementing usage-based billing may seem easy on the surface, but if you dig under the covers its a much more complex engineering problem.
Using prepaid credits can add more predictability to usage-based pricing models. With it, businesses can capture upfront revenue on usage.
Revenue Recognition Guide
By Habiba Shalaby, Octane
By Nate Matherson, Co-founder & CEO of ContainIQ
While Octane and Stripe Billing may seem similar, they take radically different approaches to usage-based billing.
MRR is a good KPI for subscription businesses, not usage-based billing models.
With SaaS inception, we dogfood our product and benefit from using it.
SaaS billing is rarely fair. Either the vendor gave away too good a deal or the customer just got ripped off.