Recurly vs Zuora

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Recurly vs Zuora: What are the differences?

What is Recurly? Subscription Billing. Zen Simplicity. Recurly is the leading pay-as-you-go recurring billing service because setup is easy, integrations are quick, and our service grows with the needs of your business.

What is Zuora? Billing, Commerce & Finance to Power your Subscription Business. Zuora gives you the enterprise-class, cloud-based tools you need to launch and scale any subscription service, quickly and affordably. Design your pricing and packaging, start taking quotes and placing orders, automate your billing and payments, and keep tabs on your financials.

Recurly and Zuora can be categorized as "Payment Services" tools.

Some of the features offered by Recurly are:

  • Subscription Plans
  • Account Dashboard
  • Dunning Management

On the other hand, Zuora provides the following key features:

  • Plan-Based Product Catalog
  • Subscription Order Life Cycle
  • Powerful Recurring Billing & Rating Engine
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What is Recurly?

Recurly is the leading pay-as-you-go recurring billing service because setup is easy, integrations are quick, and our service grows with the needs of your business.

What is Zuora?

Zuora gives you the enterprise-class, cloud-based tools you need to launch and scale any subscription service, quickly and affordably. Design your pricing and packaging, start taking quotes and placing orders, automate your billing and payments, and keep tabs on your financials.
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        What are some alternatives to Recurly and Zuora?
        Stripe
        Stripe makes it easy for developers to accept credit cards on the web.
        Chargify
        Chargify simplifies recurring billing for Web 2.0 and SaaS companies. Build innovative web applications without worrying how to bill your customers.
        Stripe Billing
        A set of billing and subscription tools for developers and business people. Developers can use out-of-the-box functionality to get started quickly or use the composable API building blocks to design fully customized subscription logic and pricing models. Business people can create and manage subscriptions and invoices—and view detailed financial reports.
        Chargebee
        Chargebee is a subscription billing platform that lets you bill, manage and understand your SaaS or subscription based eCommerce business easily.
        PayPal
        PayPal is an online payments and money transfer service that allows you to send money via email, phone, text message or Skype. They offer products to both individuals and businesses alike, including online vendors, auction sites and corporate users. PayPal connects effortlessly to bank accounts and credit cards. PayPal Mobile is one of PayPal’s newest products. It allows you to send payments by text message or by using PayPal’s mobile browser.
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        Decisions about Recurly and Zuora
        Ajit Parthan
        Ajit Parthan
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        Stripe
        Stripe
        Chargebee
        Chargebee
        Recurly
        Recurly
        #Paymentgatewayintegration

        Running a subscription service with just direct calls to Stripe or similar payment gateways is possible but also needs dedicated person(s) for decent amount of development and maintenance.

        Plus features like updating card details, invoice history - all these can be built. Again, more dev work and resources.

        Use of subscription platform like Chargebee or Recurly is definitely a great help here.

        Chargebee offered a simple pay-as-you-go transparent pricing and almost trivial signup process.

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        Reviews of Recurly and Zuora
        Avatar of themeteorchef
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        Review ofRecurlyRecurly

        Overall I've enjoyed working with Recurly, however, their XML only API response produced some headaches/delays in a Node-based (Meteor) project. Conversion of the XML worked, but the way responses were formed wasn't always consistent (e.g. for error handling) resulting in a lot of extra work.

        The product is pretty good, but this XML issue along with improved API documentation would make it great.

        How developers use Recurly and Zuora
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        Frontify-0 uses RecurlyRecurly

        We use Recurly for recurring subscription management and payments.

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        Sail Tactics uses RecurlyRecurly

        Recurring subscription payments

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