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What Sales Reports does RightsMage Import Article rated 3.4/5.0
RightsMage imports sales reports for prior months from these retailers: Amazon KDP ACX Barnes and Noble Draft2Digital Google Play Ingram Spark iTunes Connect Kobo Writing Life
Why do I have to enter a date when importing Google Play records? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Google MTD sales reports do not include any dates for sales records. Instead, they provide all the records for the selected time period. You can achieve greater granularity by running Google reports f...
Why do a get warnings when importing older Amazon KDP sales reports? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Early KDP sales reports were cumulative and contained records that would be duplicate data if it is imported. We try to always alert the user to when we skip data just in case it is in error.
Why are the products sold numbers so high? Article rated 3.4/5.0
If you have Kindle Unlimited page reads (KENR), then RightsMage needs to know how many Kindle Electronic Normalized Pages (KENP) are in any book that has KENR sales records. You should see red fields ...
If I clear the sales for a given sales channel using the Data Tools, do I have to set up my properties and rightsholders all over again? Article rated 3.4/5.0
No. All references to the Channel\RetailerID pairs will remain in the database along with your properties, rightsholders. You can safely clear the sales for any channel and re-import them.
Does RightsMage handle .gz files from iTunes Connect, or do I have to extract them manually? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Yes. RightsMage can unzip the enclosed text files within the .txt.gz files for you, and it will also import any iTunesConnect text (.txt) files that have already been extracted.
What if I have a sales report format that is not currently supported by RightsMage? Article rated 3.4/5.0
All RightsMage subscription members can use a priority compatibility request that will be implemented as soon as possible as long as it’s technically and practically within our means. Feature and comp...
I have another system I use and would like to import the data from RightsMage. Is this possible? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Yes. In the Report Viewer, select the time period desired and export the data to Excel. This will provide a standardized and cleaned up version of your data useful for reporting, visualization, and fo...
Files from a sales channel that was working fine now generate an “Unrecognized Format” error. What happened? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Chances are that the sales channel changed their report format. When this happens, we need to update our code to reflect the new format while maintaining backward compatibility for the older formats(s...
Does RightsMage support scaling royalty agreements? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Not officially, no, but you can use the Rightsholder Editor to monitor lifetime sales numbers and the Property Editor to alter the royalty percentages when necessary.
Will the numbers RightsMage generates *exactly* match the payments I receive from retailers? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Probably not. RightsMage does not know exactly what exchange rates sales channels will use when generating their payments. If you wish to have reconciliation for this built into RightsMage, please sub...
Where is my data stored? Article rated 3.4/5.0
RightsMage stores your data locally in a back end database file named RightsMage_be. You can find the path to this file in Data Tools. All online backups, data you choose to synchronize with the cloud...
What if I have different royalty agreements for different versions of a single title, such as adding the narrator on audiobooks? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Create a separate Property for each different royalty split, then link only the RetailerIDs that pertain to the specified version.
Can I have multiple imprints? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Yes. There is but a single company represented in Settings, but you can create a Rightsholder for each imprint and assign those to the appropriate titles. You can then see total revenue for the compan...
I accidentally linked a RetailerID to the wrong Property, what do I do? Article rated 3.4/5.0
Open the Property Editor and remove the RetailerID from the list; it will then become available again the Property Link Editor.
ERROR: 'java' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file. Article rated 3.2/5.0
If you receive this error, please install JAVA.

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