2.B) How to continue a subscription after the free trial

No gotcha’s on the free trial.  It just ends unless you take action.

If your current subscription is the free trial,  it lasts for 30 days and then expires.  If you do not choose to start  a”next” subscription that will be all there is to it.  

If you want to continue your subscription you will need to follow these 4 steps to arrange your “next subscription.”

Step 1. Enter the number of seats you want to have.  

You don’t have to stick with the number you had in your free trial.  Pricing is shown above, but is fairly simple.

One to 19 seats cost $3.89 each per year.

Twenty to 99 seats are $2 each per year.  [Note: 20 seats are less expensive than 11, so don’t order 11 to 19.]

100 or more seats are $1 each. [Note: 100 seats are less expensive than 51, so don’t order 51 to 99.]

Note you can play with different amounts in the “number of seats field” and it will show you the price.

Step 2.  Choose the start date.

Decide when you want the next subscription to start–upon expiration of your current subscription or immediately, like today.  Normally, you’ll want your next subscription to begin when the current one ends.  If you want to change your subscription see below.

Step 3. Choose your payment method. 

Step 4.  You are not done until you click the green button “Purchase Next Subscription.”   


PayPal–you’re welcome to use this if you have such an account.  If you use Pay Pal you are familiar with how it works.


Credit cards–this operates through Stripe. It will ask for the email of your account–so we can credit the payment to the right account.  Then it will ask you for your credit card number and verification info.  You will be charged as soon as it goes through.


Purchase orders–only schools are allowed to use Purchase Orders and there is a minimum order of $49.  When you choose this option, the purchase order fields open up.  All the fields in the PO section need to be completed (except the 2nd Street Address) in order for this to go through.  We take that information and create an invoice in QuickBooks which we send to the person you say should get it.  The invoice is due in 30 days.

You’re on your honor–putting in a PO number means you are promising that such a PO has been approved and for the amount you are incurring.

We can create quotes for you, if you need one to get a PO approved.  Just let us know.


If you want to change your subscription–just set up a new “next” subscription

If you want to change the number of seats in your subscription the only way to do that is to create a new “next” subscription with that number of seats, and you’ll want it to begin today.

If you start your new subscription today (before the current subscription ends), you’ll be given a credit for the unused portion of your previous subscription and charged for the next subscription at the usual rate.  Please, don’t do that lightly, as the refunds and up-charges get pretty complicated, but you’re welcome to make that change. Also note that you don’t want to have fewer seats than you have assigned with student logins.  Please erase the logins of any students who won’t be on the new subscription.

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