Find the differences

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I found it interesting to see mongohq’s changing their pricing model. Not because of the actual pricing change, but because of the way that it was changed.

Here is the old model:


And here is the new one:


The difference isn’t just with the pricing, the difference is with the simplicity. With the old model, there are a lot of factors that I have to take into account. With the new pricing, there is only one.

Being able to quickly figure out how much I am paying is important, but not as important as feeling that I am not ripped off. And any time that someone gives me a payment option that I can’t understand, I know that I am being ripped off.