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Becoming an Ubidots IoT Entrepreneur
Becoming an Ubidots IoT Entrepreneur
Some up-front questions and answers when beginning your application's development with Ubidots
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Written by David Sepúlveda
Updated over a week ago

Who are Ubidots "IoT Entrepreneurs"?

Ubidots is an enterprising IoT Application Development platform that supports our users in Developing and Deploying Internet Connected Solutions with ease. For these IoT Services with pre-built simple-to-use Development Tools and Features, Ubidots offers monthly licenses that maintain and power the App(s) designed by a user. The smallest of these licenses is the IoT Entrepreneur Plan, which begins at $49 per month. This entry-level plan was created to lower the financial point-of-entry for developers of IoT Apps and Solutions, bypassing the large up-front development cost we all know and dislike. See here for additional details to Ubidots IoT Entrepreneur Plan and other available plans. 

How to become an Ubidots Developer?

To continue using Ubidots to deploy IoT Apps to users, at minimum an Ubidots IoT Entrepreneur subscription is required after the 30 day free trial has ended. To activate your subscription after the trial period, you need only enter a valid credit card in the billing section or pay with PayPal; then select the appropriate plan size to support your Apps continual development and usability.

I need additional help from Ubidots Support Team, what do I do?

If your application requires additional support beyond the resources of Ubidots Docs, Help Center and Forums, the Ubidots Support Team is here to help!
To take advantage of Ubidots Support Team, you need only become an Ubidots I or have any other Ubidots plan in good standing. Additional details to Ubidots Support Standards and Resources can be found here.

What are Ubidots Fees?

The Services being subscribed to, and their associated fees and overages, are described at

How will I be billed?

Ubidots bills within the first 3 days of the month and in the REARS, meaning all billing is processed in the first three days of the month for services rendered in the previous month. For example, on January 2nd a user might be billed or invoiced for services rendered Dec. 1 to Dec 31st. 

When will I be billed?

Ubidots sends invoices and executes billing within the first 3 days of the month. If no credit card is on file or billing is not completed within 30 days of invoicing, services are automatically suspended.

What can I expect on my bill?

All users will be emailed an invoice for services rendered in any particular month. Included within this invoice will be the Plan, Dot Count (in Millions), Device Count (counted individually), SMS (counted individually), Email (counted in blocks of 1,000), Events (telegram and webhooks), Organizations (not billed), Apps (counted individually). 

How long do I have to pay my bill?

We may choose to bill for Online Service Fees through an invoice, in which case, full payment for invoices issued in any given month must be received by Ubidots within 30 days after the date of the invoice, or the Online Services may be terminated or suspended as soon as one day after the date due as indicated on the invoice. Unpaid invoices are subject to a finance charge of 1.5% per month on any outstanding balance, or the maximum permitted by law, whichever is lower, plus all expenses of collection.

I would like to upgrade my plan - how do I do so?

To upgrade a license from one plan to the next, simply access the billing section of your account and select to the appropriate subscription size to fit your business' needs.

Does Ubidots offer discounts?

Ubidots offers discounts for plans paid annually, as explained in our pricing page.

Other than this, Ubidots does not offer or engage in further discount pricing. If your project has extenuating circumstances, please submit a detailed discount request to where it will reviewed on a per-request basis. 

I need custom development - who do I talk to?

Any requests can be made to which will be processed by Ubidots Development Operations team and you will be responded to in prompt fashion.

I have more questions, where can I find them?

If you have any burning questions not found in this simple starter check out the below resources for more support: 

I have a problem with my bill, who do I contact?

You have 30 days after receiving the invoice to dispute any charges to Agreed-upon changes to a past invoice will be reflected in the next applicable invoice to you or credited back on appropriate and mutually accommodating terms.

I would like to terminate my services or close my account

Online Services Termination
You may terminate your subscription to the Online Services of Ubidots without cause at any time upon written request to Ubidots. Such requests shall be deemed accepted by a written response verifying Ubidots received Your request.

Ubidots may terminate Your subscription to the Online Services at any time without cause upon 30 days’ written notice to You, or automatically if you fail to comply with any term or condition provided within this article or elsewhere in Ubidots Terms and Services.

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