Metered Billing is a well-known concept for HostBill users but we’re now making this feature even more powerful! With DIY Metered Billing you can use this pricing model for any product or service you want to sell and define your own variables, that will be measured and billed!Continue Reading
Invoicing requirements and common billing practices are different in Europe and USA or other countries. HostBill invoicing system offers a range of sophisticated options that will help you to comply with all requirements and automated tax calculations to help you run your billing operations with ease.
As with every Friday – new HostBill is here. What’s new?
OnApp v3 support
Long awaited OnApp 3.0 has just been released. We’ve been working with OnApp team really hard to make sure best OnApp billing integration available is up to date.
Learn more about OnApp-HostBill integration at http://hostbillapp.com/features/apps/onapp.html
Product Components:Forms: Extra resource billing
Much requested feature – sliders and qty fields now can be billed based on qty bracket that the client selects. Encourage your clients to purchase more resources with lower price for higher quantities. I.e: 0-512 RAM-> $1/MB, 512-2048 ->$0.8/MB
Check out this feature’s video preview at http://cdn.hostbillapp.com/jvideos/extraresourcebilling.html
Full changelog available at http://hostbillapp.com/changelog
You may already know that HostBill works great with Colocation/Dedicated servers offering, allowing to measure and bill for bandwidth usage – more details can be found here: http://hostbillapp.com/features/colocation.php
With 3.9.6 we’re introducing new possibility – your clients will be able to choose their bandwidth billing method, and limits directly from cart! One mouse click in product configuration, and you can set smart product configuration.
Using this method overage rate is calculated automatically, based on pricing client selected during order.
It also allows client to upgrade to higher bandwidth limit anytime during billing cycle!
HostBill 3.8.0 has just been released, make sure to check what’s new:
OnApp & OnApp CDN: Pre-Paid Metered billing
Let your customers pay upfront for resources. Invoices can be generated after account credit will reach your threshold.
New module: Observium
Now you can add bandwidth billing through Observium, an alternative to previously released Cacti integration. Allow clients to browse graphs, estimate & bill for overages. Learn more at https://hostbillapp.com/products-services/observium/
New, Easy Development Kit
Building module for HostBill has never been easier – no object oriented programming skills required – simple function calls, well documented at http://dev.hostbillapp.com/procedural-dev-kit/ allows you to create fully functional module with a few lines of code.
Full changelog: http://hostbillapp.com/changelog/