Preparations For V3
Monday, December 3, 2012
As you probably already heard by now, we have a brand-new version of the machine on its way. There have been a long time coming, lined with a few delays but we're finally hitting the final phase! The new version will bring tons of new features and improvements and will indeed take your invoicing to a whole new level. There will however be a few major changes that we would like to point out before the launch.
A Modern Browser Is Required
V3 will require a modern browser such as Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 9 or above. Older versions of Internet Explorer will only be supported with Google Chrome Frame. The permalink pages, where your clients can access their invoices and estimates will still work and look the same in all browsers and versions.
Changes To When Credits Are Refilled
Starting from V3, the invoice and estimate credits will be refilled the first day of every new month rather than the day of the month you signed up or upgraded. We feel this makes more sense and will make it easier for you to keep track of the credits. To be sure nobody lose credits, we'll refill all accounts credits upon launch.
Upcoming Price Changes
With the launch of V3 we'll also do a 99 cent increase of the prices of our paying plans. The new prices per month will be as follows:
- Medium: $12.99 USD
- Large: $24.99 USD
- Extra Large: $48.99 USD
For existing subscribers, the new prices won't be in effect until February 2013. Subscribers who have pre-paid for 6 months via PayPal won't be affected until their pre-paid period ends. The Small (free) plan will of-course remain free.
The main reason for the price changes is that we're switching to a better (and more expansive) infrastructure that's not only much faster but more stable and reliable for you as a user. We're also confident that all the new features added with V3 gives the service much more value. We thank you for your understanding.
The beta will launch any day now, and if you're on the list, you'll receive an email with the instructions as soon as it goes live. Please however note that the beta account will be totally separated from your ordinary account and all stuff you create under it will be removed upon the final release. It should be considered a playground and is not aimed for real-life usage. Changes made under your beta account will not affect your ordinary account.
When Will The Final Version Be Released?
It will depend on how the beta goes but we're targeting it for a release now in December. In other words, it's very likely that christmas will come early this year!