Skio vs. Bold

Skio
Bold
Skio
Bold

Monthly pricing
$50/month
$49.99/month

Monthly pricing
$50/month
$49.99/month

Solo subscriptions pricing
(1 customer)
0%
1%

Solo subscriptions pricing
(1 customer)
0%
1%

Group revenue pricing
(2+ customers, includes 1-time purchases)
n/a

Group revenue pricing
(2+ customers, includes 1-time purchases)
n/a

SMS notifications
$8.30 per 1000 messages
(dedicated toll-free number, 0% markup, built-in, sk.io link shortener)
  • order confirmation
  • post-delivery
  • billing reminders
  • subscription events (skip, cancel, set next date, interval edit)
  • customer info edit
  • billing payment failure
    (similar to Churn Buster)
$10.00 per 1000 messages
(starting price, available with Twilio integration, requires developer to setup triggers)

SMS notifications
$8.30 per 1000 messages
(dedicated toll-free number, 0% markup, built-in, sk.io link shortener)
  • order confirmation
  • post-delivery
  • billing reminders
  • subscription events (skip, cancel, set next date, interval edit)
  • customer info edit
  • billing payment failure
    (similar to Churn Buster)
$10.00 per 1000 messages
(starting price, available with Twilio integration, requires developer to setup triggers)

Email notifications
  • order confirmation
  • post-delivery
  • billing reminders
  • subscription events (skip, cancel, set next date, interval edit)
  • customer info edit
  • billing payment failure
    (similar to Churn Buster)
  • order confirmation
    (new Bold app)
  • billing reminders
    (new Bold app)
  • transaction failed
    (new Bold app)
  • expiring credit card
    (new Bold app)

Email notifications
  • order confirmation
  • post-delivery
  • billing reminders
  • subscription events (skip, cancel, set next date, interval edit)
  • customer info edit
  • billing payment failure
    (similar to Churn Buster)
  • order confirmation
    (new Bold app)
  • billing reminders
    (new Bold app)
  • transaction failed
    (new Bold app)
  • expiring credit card
    (new Bold app)

Theme work
(A+ user experience, mobile-friendly)
$0
(Skio No-Code Theme Editor, fully customizable colors, a/b tested layout)
$5000 + $200/month
(Shopify theme developer project + maintenance cost)

Theme work
(A+ user experience, mobile-friendly)
$0
(Skio No-Code Theme Editor, fully customizable colors, a/b tested layout)
$5000 + $200/month
(Shopify theme developer project + maintenance cost)

24/7 support
(phone, email, live chat)
$0/month
(10 hour response time or less)
Unavailable

24/7 support
(phone, email, live chat)
$0/month
(10 hour response time or less)
Unavailable

Bold migration pricing
(to Skio)
$0
n/a

Bold migration pricing
(to Skio)
$0
n/a

ReCharge/Paywhirl migration pricing
$0
Unavailable

ReCharge/Paywhirl migration pricing
$0
Unavailable

Free trial
60 days
60 days

Free trial
60 days
60 days

Group subscriptions

Group subscriptions

Set next order date
(as a customer)
(requires custom work)

Set next order date
(as a customer)
(requires custom work)

Login
Passwordless
(4-digit code by email)
Password

Login
Passwordless
(4-digit code by email)
Password

Page load
(after 1st load)
0 seconds
3+ seconds

Page load
(after 1st load)
0 seconds
3+ seconds

Order anchors
(day of the week/month)

Order anchors
(day of the week/month)

Product-level analytics

Product-level analytics

Shopify native checkout
(increased conversions, no duplicate products)
(available on new Bold app, no migration available for old Bold app though)

Shopify native checkout
(increased conversions, no duplicate products)
(available on new Bold app, no migration available for old Bold app though)

Centralized order history
(show 1-time + subscription orders in 1 spot)
(available on new Bold app, no migration available for old Bold app though)

Centralized order history
(show 1-time + subscription orders in 1 spot)
(available on new Bold app, no migration available for old Bold app though)

Your URL in checkout flow + subscription portal
(no more checkout.boldapps.com)
(available on new Bold app, no migration available for old Bold app though)

Your URL in checkout flow + subscription portal
(no more checkout.boldapps.com)
(available on new Bold app, no migration available for old Bold app though)

Multi-currency support
(checkout, subscription portal, localized formatting)
(available on new Bold app, no migration available for old Bold app though)

Multi-currency support
(checkout, subscription portal, localized formatting)
(available on new Bold app, no migration available for old Bold app though)