We are moving away from the Freemium to the Free Trial model.

Posted on 26 Apr 2021 18:01 in Shimbi Insights
by Siddharth Deshmukh

The Free Trial model offers all features and no limits on users, but with the limited period to evaluate software, if you like it, upgrade to paid plan to continue using it. 


At Shimbi Labs, we earlier used to offer the Free Plan for all our products. But starting today, Shimbi Invoice and Ninjin Store Builder will offer 14 days free trial to evaluate the product. 


So why are we changing?

Today, there are so many products available to try for free. Due to this, people tend to signup for many products at one time. That is fine, we also try many products. The problem starts when they signup and forgets about it.  


The idea of offering a Free Account is to give enough time to evaluate and feel the product before you are 100% ready for it and start paying for it. As long as you do it, it is excellent for both sides. 


But our data showing different numbers. We found many accounts are completely unused or inactive for as old as a year or even more. This is because, in-crowd, they simply forgot about signup. 


Nobody wants an old, inactive account hanging around online. So if you have found a better solution, we are happy for you. Let us protect your privacy by removing your data from our servers. For us, you as internet users, protecting your data and privacy is as important to us as keeping our servers clean, fast, and secure.


We don't wish to hold any data that is not required for us to keep.
So last week, we deleted thousands of unused accounts from our servers.


And, now we are starting 14 days free trial for our products. 


We encourage you to start your free trial, evaluate our product. If you like it, upgrade to a paid subscription. Don't like it, no problem, thanks for giving it a try. We will safely remove your data from our servers after 14 days. No question asked. You will never hear from us. 


Here is our privacy policy.


About the author

Siddharth Deshmukh     
Founder and CEO of ShimBi Labs. Working with Small Businesses and creatively solving their real business problems using technology is my passion. Love #Startups.

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