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-====== Simple Integration ====== +====== Simple Integration ======  
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-===== Overview ===== +===== Overview =====  
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-The Simple Integration method allows any business to sell subscriptions, handle recurring payments, and provide automated customer service. +The Simple Integration method allows any business to sell subscriptions, handle recurring payments, and provide automated customer service.  
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-  * You don't need any e-commerce software +  * You don't need any e-commerce software  
-  * You will not need to change virtually anything on your existing Web pages +  * You will not need to change virtually anything on your existing Web pages  
-  * All you will do is adding to one or more pages links to the products/services that you wish to sell +  * All you will do is adding to one or more pages links to the products/services that you wish to sell  
-  * SubscriptionBridge will take care of the rest +  * SubscriptionBridge will take care of the rest  
-  * [[http://www.earlyimpact.com/subscriptionbridge/demo.asp|See a demo of how it works]]. +  * [[http://www.earlyimpact.com/subscriptionbridge/demo.asp|See a demo of how it works]].  
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-===== Signing Up ===== +===== Signing Up =====  
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-   - [[https://www.subscriptionbridge.com/subscriptionbridge-free-trial.asp|Sign up for a free trial]] +   - [[https://www.subscriptionbridge.com/subscriptionbridge-free-trial.asp|Sign up for a free trial]]  
-   - You will receive an email with further instructions. +   - You will receive an email with further instructions.  
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-===== How it Works ===== +===== How it Works =====  
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-Using the SubscriptionBridge Merchant Center, you will set up the subscription-based products and/or services that you wish to sell. The system will generate a link for each of them. You will take that link and place it on one or more of your Web pages (or even an e-mail newsletter) as a text link (e.g. "Buy Now"), image button (e.g. "Buy Now" button), or HTML form. +Using the SubscriptionBridge Merchant Center, you will set up the subscription-based products and/or services that you wish to sell. The system will generate a link for each of them. You will take that link and place it on one or more of your Web pages (or even an e-mail newsletter) as a text link (e.g. "Buy Now"), image button (e.g. "Buy Now" button), or HTML form.  
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-When customers click on the link or button, they will be taken through a quick checkout process. When an order is successfully placed, SubscriptionBridge will setup their new subscription and inform all parties involved. +When customers click on the link or button, they will be taken through a quick checkout process. When an order is successfully placed, SubscriptionBridge will setup their new subscription and inform all parties involved.  
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-===== The SubscriptionBridge Shopping Cart ===== +===== The SubscriptionBridge Shopping Cart =====  
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-The checkout process is a simple, two-step process where customers: +The checkout process is a simple, two-step process where customers:  
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-  * Click on one of the links you have placed on your Web site (e.g. two subscriptions to your gymnasium: "Gym Membership - Nights & Weekends" vs. "Gym Membership - Extended Access") +  * Click on one of the links you have placed on your Web site (e.g. two subscriptions to your gymnasium: "Gym Membership - Nights & Weekends" vs. "Gym Membership - Extended Access")  
-  * Review the product/service that they are subscribing to including terms and conditions, trial pricing (if any), regular pricing, etc. +  * Review the product/service that they are subscribing to including terms and conditions, trial pricing (if any), regular pricing, etc.  
-  * Select additional features, if any (e.g. add "Locker Rental" to a "Gym Membership - Nights & Weekends") +  * Select additional features, if any (e.g. add "Locker Rental" to a "Gym Membership - Nights & Weekends")  
-  * Add their selection to the shopping cart +  * Add their selection to the shopping cart  
-  * Use a quick, one-page checkout system to place their order. +  * Use a quick, one-page checkout system to place their order.  
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-===== What Happens Next ===== +===== What Happens Next =====  
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-SubscriptionBridge will setup a new subscription based on your merchant settings (e.g. which payment system to use) and the customer's selections (i.e. selected items, total price). +SubscriptionBridge will setup a new subscription based on your merchant settings (e.g. which payment system to use) and the customer's selections (i.e. selected items, total price).  
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-  * Depending on which payment system is being used, the customer's credit card will either be immediately charged or temporarily authorized for a small amount for verification purposes (more about [[:merchant_guide:store-settings-paymentgateway#card-authorization-settings|credit card authorizations]]). +  * Depending on which payment system is being used, the customer's credit card will either be immediately charged or temporarily authorized for a small amount for verification purposes (more about [[:merchant_guide:store-settings-paymentgateway#card-authorization-settings|credit card authorizations]]).  
-  * If there is a trial period, the trial will start and the trial price (if any) will be charged +  * If there is a trial period, the trial will start and the trial price (if any) will be charged  
-  * If there is no trial period, the regular subscription amount will be charged +  * If there is no trial period, the regular subscription amount will be charged  
-  * E-mail notifications will be sent to both you and your customer. +  * E-mail notifications will be sent to both you and your customer.  
-  * Developers: a [[merchant_guide:notifications_list|silent post]] will be sent to the [[merchant_guide:notifications_list_callbackurl|Callback URL]] if any has been specified. +  * Developers: a [[merchant_guide:notifications_list|silent post]] will be sent to the [[merchant_guide:notifications_list_callbackurl|Callback URL]] if any has been specified.  
-===== Ready to Get Started? ===== +===== Ready to Get Started? =====  
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-These reference materials can help guide you through the process of creating your subscription-based products/services: +These reference materials can help guide you through the process of creating your subscription-based products/services:  
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-  * [[:merchant_guide:getting-started|Getting Started]]: Learn how to log in to your merchant account for the first time.  Setup your first SubscriptionBridge store.  Configure the basic settings. +  * [[:merchant_guide:getting-started|Getting Started]]: Learn how to log in to your merchant account for the first time.  Setup your first SubscriptionBridge store.  Configure the basic settings.  
-  * [[:merchant_guide:merchant_guide|Merchant User Guide]]:  Learn how to create packages and add features.  Setup your Payment Options and Notification Preferences.  +  * [[:merchant_guide:merchant_guide|Merchant User Guide]]:  Learn how to create packages and add features.  Setup your Payment Options and Notification Preferences.   
-  * [[:merchant_guide:links|Package Links]]: Find all about Package Links and how to add them to your web site, store, blog, or newsletter. +  * [[:merchant_guide:links|Package Links]]: Find all about Package Links and how to add them to your web site, store, blog, or newsletter.  
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