We have two different subscription types, the difference lies when someone is charged per order or per time (ex. month):
• Smart Order-based subscription: Your customers subscribe to products where they pay per order based on a personalized replenishment schema.
paying for new coffee beans every time they are shipped to you
• Product as Service Subscription: Your customers subscribe to your products + any additional services by paying a recurring monthly amount based on the Plan they sign up for.
product rentals such as a bike or a couch
Here is detail on the two different subscription types: https://help.firmhouse.com/en/articles/3278043-setting-up-plans
Not sure which type of subscription business your Firmhouse project is running on?
• If you can see a menu item called "Plans" in the sidebar you are running a Product as a Service Subscription project
• If you don't see "Plans" in the sidebar you are running a Smart order-based subscription project