Subscriptions Overview

Overview

Bold Subscriptions is a dynamic ecommerce tool that provides you with the ability to offer your stores products to your customers on a recurring basis. This can be set-up as a standard subscription, build-a-box, or a convertible subscription for your products.

This app is also packed with features, such as the ability to send email notifications, allow your customers to completely manage their own subscriptions, and offer built-in subscription discounts.

 Pro-Tip

If you are currently using a different app for your stores' subscriptions, then our team would be happy to help migrate you over to Bold Subscriptions!


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Installation

Currently, Bold Subscriptions can be installed through Shopify or the BigCommerce app stores.

Subscriptions requires liquid code to be inserted to your Shopify theme to work properly. This ensures that the widgets appear on your product pages, and that your orders go through to the correct built-in Recurring Orders checkout.

If you feel comfortable with coding, you can complete the Liquid code installation yourself, or you can have one of our expert installers take care of it for you at no extra charge.

For more information with adding our apps liquid code to your store, please see our Installation Guide for Bold Subscriptions.

 




Price Plans

There are two price plans currently available through Subscriptions, each possessing their own set of features. This includes our Essentials plan, or the Advanced plan.

Pricing

Feature

Essentials

Advanced

Price per month

$39.99
+1% Transaction Fee

$199.00
+1% Transaction Fee

Offering Standard and Convertible Subscriptions

Product Swapping

Subscription "Buy Buttons"

Prepaid & Gift Subscription Options

Analytics and Data Exports

✔ 

Customizable Email Notifications

Dynamic Discounts

✔ 

Customer-managed subscription portal

 ✔

Cancellation Prevention

 ✔

Customer Portal API

 

 ✔

Build A Box/Custom Subscription Boxes

 

Priority Support

 

✔ 

The Advanced tier plan comes with additional features such as:

  • Access to our Subscriptions API, which allows your developers to take your customer portal to the next level. 

  • Ability to create a Build A Box and Custom Subscription boxes, allowing your customers to choose exactly what is sent to them in every shipment. This is great for meal delivery services, and box-of-the-month clubs.

  • Get dedicated support from our enterprise support team, ensuring your questions and support issues are made a priority.

The advanced plan is especially good for stores that want to offer multiple products within one subscription box, or custom "mystery box" subscriptions.

Note: If you would like to change your current price plan within Bold Subscriptions, this can be completed by navigating to Settings > Account & Billing from within our app.


Visit Pricing and Transaction fees' for more information on Bold Subscriptions billing.




Features

Bold Subscriptions is packed with features that will help with your stores success. These features range from your customers ability to make customizations, review analytics, and even offer special offers to your customers.

Custom Subscription Boxes
Set-up your subscriptions exactly how you want for your subscribers. This could be having a standard subscription, Build a box, or having the convertible subscriptions that switch the items after the first order.

Visit Set-up your Subscriptions for more information on how to create your Subscriptions.

Total Customer Control 
Allow your customers to completely manage their own orders by editing, pausing, and skipping their subscriptions. This feature additionally allows your customers to change their payment methods, and update their delivery dates for their orders. This is all completed through the Manage Subscription Page.

Cancellation Flow
When your customers go to cancel their subscriptions, they can see a cancellation flow. This allows your store to collect feedback from your customers, and try to offer them incentives to keep their orders; Such as offering a discount or a lower-priced alternative.

Built-in Discounts
Discounts can be offered on your Subscriptions to increase conversions. This includes the ability for, "Subscribe & Save!", and also creating discount codes for your recurring orders.

Email Notifications
Your store will have the ability to create automatic emails to be sent to your customers when any changes occur to their subscriptions. This includes confirmations of updates or changes, refund notifications, and many more!

Analytic Information & Data Exports
Use real-time analytics and reporting to track performance and inform optimization. This includes seeing future orders, tracking products, and reviewing the revenue being generated by current and future subscription orders. 

 

 




Integrations

Bold Subscriptions is packed with features, and can integrate with additional apps to best utilize these features to their full potential. For a list of all the apps that work well with Bold Subscriptions, please visit our Integration Hub.

If you also have Bold Cashier, please see our article for additional integrations


Next Steps:

For a helpful step-by-step tutorial on getting started, please review our Set-up Guide for Bold Subscriptions. This great guide ensures that your are able to completely set things up, and customize all the settings to your liking.

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