PayKickstart vs. Recurly

Take your online business to the next level with PayKickstart’s shopping cart & affiliate management platform. We have the features Recurly is missing, plus a user-friendly yet powerful interface.

Make the switch to PayKickstart at no charge today


They Moved to PayKickstart

And here's what they have to say!

"PayKickstart saved me $20,000 a year!  I now use it for all of my online and offline businesses!"

- John Leonard
CEO of Advisor Marketing Academy

"I moved everything over to PayKickstart.   This is exactly what the marketing community NEEDS!"

- Jimmy Kim
CEO of SendLane

  • No more “duct tape” needed!  We’re so happy to find PayKickStart. This is the solution we’ve been looking for and now we can finally rest with confidence.

  • Jeremy Gislason

    Promote Labs Inc

Why Choose PayKickstart over Recurly?

Because it will simply help your business grow faster and easier.

Shopping Cart

Fully customizable shopping cart allows you to Start Selling in Minutes!


Affiliate Management

Professional affiliate software for creating and managing your entire army of affiliates

  • One-Time, Subscription, Upgrade/Downgrade and Trials

Regardless of what type of pricing or offering you have, PayKickstart can handle it.

  • True 1-Click Upsells

Start boosting conversions leveraging 1-click upsells for both Credit Card AND Paypal.

  • Visual Point-n-Click Sales Funnel Builder

Visually build out your entire sales funnel so you can easily see the sales path each customer will go through depending on if they purchase upsell/downsells and one time offers.

  • Customizable & Branded Checkout Pages & Affiliate Links

Leverage one of our professionally designed checkout pages, utilizing your branded affiliate link to help sky-rocket conversions.

  • On-Page Checkout Widgets

On-page checkout widgets are becoming the "new" checkout page, allowing your customers to complete a transaction without ever leaving your page.

  • Transactional Emails and Invoices

PayKickstart handles all of your transactional emails including receipts, product login, dunning, payment decline/failed, cancellation and much more.  You can also send invoices to clients with 1-click.

  • Payment/Email/ Membership Integrations

Integrate your favorite 3rd party payment, email and membership platforms seamlessly with PayKickstart, with zero technical abilities.

  • Declined Payments and Auto-Fallback

PayKickstart automatically helps to save declined and failed transactions, by sending that potential customer an email to remind them to utilize another payment option.

  • Integrated Licensing System

Secure your product/software with our built-in licensing system.  Simply follow the API instructions and secure your app!

  • VAT Handling / Taxomo Integration

    (coming soon)

For EU vendors, enable VAT tax collection with a single click.

  • Customer IP & Email Blacklisting

Blacklist any customers IP and/or email address so that fraudulent or bad customers are not able to purchase from you again.

  • User Management

Easily invite staff, virtual assistants and partners to address specific areas of your PayKickstart account.  With advanced permissions YOU control which parts of your account you want them to see and be able to edit.

  • Mobile On-The-Go App (iOS & Android)

Monitor your sales both as a vendor and affiliate, plus approve or deny affiliate partners all on the go, using our mobile app for both iOS and Android.

  • Robust API (Build Anything)

Our robust API, allows you to integrate PayKickstart into any type of product or service you create.

  • Surveys

This Premium Upgrade feature, allows vendors to create and send automated surveys to your customers based on various actions including purchasing a specific product, upon refund, upon cancellation and much more.

  • Demographics & Full Contact Integration

This premium feature, allows PayKickstart vendors to be able to gather vital demographic data and intelligence about their customers, including age, location, sex, likes/interests, occupation and social profiles.

"Easily Get Super Affiliates to Promote YOUR Products"

  • Instant / Delayed Commissions

Put your affiliates on instant payment or delayed, controlling when affiliates will be sent their commission based on your relationship.

  • Single Sign-In Affiliate Account

One universal account, allows you to promote any PayKickstart vendor, while seeing all of your commissions from ONE interface.

  • Lifetime & Per Campaign Commissions

Control whether to offer an affiliate program on a per campaign basis OR a lifetime commissions program, letting affiliates earn commissions for visitors or sales from previous people they cookied from a previous promotion.

  • Campaign & Sub-ID Tracking

Create unique tracking links to drilled down and see which of your marketing efforts are leading to sales.

  • Promotional Marketing Materials

Vendors can provide promotional banners, emails swipes, even create contests for affiliates to use to help with their promotions.

  • Real-Time Affiliate Contests and Leaderboards

Vendors can easily paste a real-time sales leaderboard on their JV page or blog to allow affiliates to see where they rank in a product launch contest.

  • Hassle-Free Retargeting

    (coming soon)

Even affiliates can add a retargeting pixel to a VENDOR page, allowing them to display retargeting ads to the traffic they drive to that page.

  • Automated Affiliate Bonus Delivery

Affiliates can incentivize their subscribers to buy through their affiliate link by offering a bonus.  That bonus can be automatically delivered once the affiliate has earned credit for the sale.

  • W9/W8 Management

Come tax season, your accountant can easily grab W9 or W8 tax forms for each affiliate.

  • Mobile On-The-Go App (iOS & Android)

Monitor your sales both as a vendor and affiliate, plus approve or deny affiliate partners all on the go, using our mobile app for both iOS and Android.

  • I switched all of my products to PayKickstart.  Everything is here – from payment systems to affiliate management to auto-responders, memberships, and webinar platform integrations.  This is exactly what the marketing community NEEDS!

  • Jimmy Kim

    CEO of SendLane

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