Announcing the appear.in Refer-a-Friend Program

Since launching appear.in PRO in 2018, we’ve helped thousands of customers have high-quality, flexible and easy to use video meetings with their clients and colleagues all around the world. Many of them have shared appear.in with other people in their network, so we felt that there should be a reward system in place for you.

With the new Refer-a-Friend Program, you can get rewarded with account credits for spreading the word about appear.in PRO. Our members have been asking this for a long time so we’re incredibly happy to offer this to you today. Please note this is only available to active PRO customers at this time.

You can sign up for the program by logging in to your account and going to your Billing Profile. From there you’ll see an Enroll Now button, and you can use this to get signed up with the program (powered by FirstPromoter).

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Once you sign up you’ll get your own unique referral link, and this can be shared in your network to generate referrals! Each friend that signs up for a PRO account from your referral link will apply a $20 credit to your account automatically. So if you refer just 6 members you’ll get an entire year of PRO for free. Not bad!

If you have questions about the program or want detailed instructions on signing up or tracking your referrals, check out the article in our Support Center, or reach out to our support team at pro@appear.in

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Thanks again for your continued support and evangelism of appear.in. It always makes us happy to see your recommendations online. Now we’re even happier to be able to reward you for it!

Upcoming changes for PRO membership

Recapping 2018

2018 was a historical year for appear.in. We launched the PRO plan, and introduced great new features like built-in Recording! During the last year we’ve seen 10+ million unique users on appear.in, who in turn have held over 58 million video meetings. Wow! Thank you for your support, and for trusting us with something as critical as your collaboration needs.

We wanted to share a few important changes that we’re making to appear.in in 2019, as part of our commitment to transparency in how we’re building appear.in and keeping our supporters up-to-date!

A note to existing PRO members

We don’t want these changes to impact the 11,500+ users that have supported us on this journey so far. In appreciation of this support, all active paid PRO accounts as of 28 February, 2019 will retain the existing limits of their plans for a minimum of 1 year. As long as your paid subscription remains active you will retain the previous PRO limits and PRO features, so we recommend switching your billing to annual. This will minimize billing issues and ensure your account isn’t mistakenly canceled. If you make changes to your account after this time (such as downgrading or adding/removing add-ons) this may also result in the loss of these benefits. If you have questions please feel free to email us for further clarification or before making changes to your account.

What’s changing in 2019

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2019 is fresh in our minds, and with the new Business plan released we took some time to evaluate how our plans align with the different use-cases of our customers. For some time the PRO plan has been used by individuals and businesses alike - despite being designed as a personal-use plan from the beginning. Features like user management and organization never really existed on the PRO plan, and it was for this reason that we created Business. With new plan options, we feel it’s appropriate to evaluate the offerings of each plan, and make adjustments based on what the average user’s needs are.

With that in mind, as of 00:00 GMT 1 March, 2019, all new PRO subscriptions will include ownership of 3 rooms (previously 10), and will no longer include the Membership feature. These changes have been made to better align PRO with what it was originally designed as - a personal-use plan for individuals.

If you’re an existing FREE user and want to lock in the current PRO features, you can upgrade your account now to PRO now with the coupon code GOPRO2019 to receive 30% off your first month.

For teams and organizations that are looking for a shared account, the new Business plan offers built-in user management, a custom subdomain, Recording for free, our new Calendar integration, and a variable limit for users so the plan can grow with you!

appear.in Business is here for easy collaboration across teams

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Our goal at appear.in has always been to make collaboration over video as seamless and easy as possible. With appear.in Business, you can share all of the great features that are available in our PRO plan with your entire team using a shared Business account! You’ll also have access to our entire suite of add-ons and features, and you’ll even have a custom subdomain (yourcompany.appear.in) so you can guarantee the rooms you want are available!

A plan designed for businesses

Private subdomain

There are common rooms names (like, “sales” or “dailystandup”) that many customers can’t use because the domain is already taken by another PRO customer. We decided that with the new Business plan, users shouldn’t need to settle for their second pick of room name; so every Business account comes with a subdomain (yourcompany.appear.in/roomName). This guarantees that any room name you could want will be available to create. Sign up now to reserve your company’s subdomain!

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Team Management

Many of our PRO customers are using two or more PRO accounts for their team in order to patch together multiple users under a single team management system. With the creation of appear.in Business, centralized account management allows teams to manage billing and payments, multiple admin roles, and company-wide branding, so you can manage your entire team from one convenient location.

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Branding and Customization

Branding is important for both internal and external meetings, so we built in customization features that let you make your rooms your own. With appear.in Business, you can create a consistent design across all of the rooms in your account with our Branding feature. Set up logos, backgrounds, and welcome pages that fit your brand, and apply them to every room at once with the click of a button.

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Familiar features, plus some extras

We felt that Business customers shouldn’t need to sacrifice on features, so we included all of the features that are available in PRO with appear.in for Business. Everything from larger room sizes to Branding of your rooms is baked in to Business.

We also included all of our add-ons like the new Recording feature, and a Calendar integration with Google Calendar and Microsoft Outlook so you can add your meeting room information with one button. You can see all of the features that are included with Business on our Pricing Page.

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Plans that grow with your business

Start with the plan that fits your team and scale as you need! To service teams of all different shapes, sizes, and use cases, we’ve created Small, Medium, and Large appear.in Business. Plans range from 25 to 50+ rooms, and are made up of Team rooms (shared) and Personal rooms (one for each user). Everyone on your team will have access to the meeting spaces they need.

Have custom video meeting needs? Contact sales and speak with our account managers to create a custom plan that works for you.

Every user in a Business account has their own Personal Room which they manage and control. In addition to this, your account comes with a certain number of Team Rooms, which are perfect for stand-ups, team meetings, and projects.

Upgrade your team today, and start collaborating like never before!

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