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  1. Riverstix

    Riverstix Junior Member

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    I know that 2co doesn't offer free trials with their checkout system. I am trying to find a solution where a customer can try our service for 7 days free, then sign up for monthly billing through 2co at the end of the trial. I need a cart/software to handle the emails and orders. Anyone have any experience with any 2co compatible recurring billing services that could support free trials?
     
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    weblues Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    2CO supports what you are trying to do, you can defer charging until after 1 week and automatically bill them. Check their integration API.
     
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  3. Riverstix

    Riverstix Junior Member

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    I can't seem to find anything about deferring payments in their documentation and there support says that it is not possible. Any ideas?
     
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    innozemec Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    type in Google 2chekout trial and you will find tutorials how to do it. Before a month or two when i was thinking of switching to 2co i was searching for the very same thing and i found plenty of guides
     
  5. Riverstix

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    Thanks for the reply but I am pretty much searched to the end of the internet trying to figure this out. There are guides but the method of setting a negative startup fee to create a zero first balance doesn't work anymore. That also doesn't fix the short 7 day free trial and then monthly billing problem. I am thinking the only solution is to use a third party billing service such as charge bee.com(charge bee free trial functionality doesn't work with 2co). This third party recurring billing software will need to allow the customer to upgrade to a paid account both during and after the 7 day trial period and handle sending them emails accordingly. So I guess my question is which third party software will support this since it doesn't appear that 2co does in house?