How to read billing reports

You will download an Excel file that shows your sales record information. 
Let's see in detail the meaning of each entry: 
  • Billing date → the invoice date (may differ from the order date as explained here).
  • Order date → effective date of the order 
  • ISBN → code assigned to the item 
  • Title → item's title 
  • Authors → item's author 
  • Publisher → item's publisher  
  • Store → store from which the sale was recorded 
  • Sale type  
  • Order type → type of order according to the model applied 

    o   Buy: transaction with download
    o   Rent: library loan
    o   Subscription: reading by subscription
    o   Coupon: a transaction linked to the use of a coupon code. Learn how to create your own coupon codes here. 
Find the model type for each store in the list of the stores we collaborate with.
  • List Price→ cover price excluding VAT 
  • Quantity → number of items sold 
  • Total list price → cover price excluding VAT, multiplied by the number of items sold 
  • Price model sales model applied from the bookstore:

    o  Wholesale: the store acts as a Reseller and will establish the final sale price but will pay the publisher a commission percentage based on the price set by the publisher. 
    o  Agency: the store that resells the book at the price set by the publisher 
    o  Lending and Subscriptions: loans and subscriptions that usually have price models related to content consumption, rather than the cover price. 
  • Bill type → indicates the type of user, author, or publisher on which specific tax conditions are applied  
  • Discount % sale → library commission (you can check the commission on the list of the stores we collaborate with
  • Discount % distribution → commission for the distributor (StreetLib) 
  • Store payout → earnings reported by the store, net of VAT  
  • Store payout currency → currency of the sale transaction 
  • DRM → DRM cost (if applicable)
  • Total print cost printing costs (if applicable) 
  • Revenues → your revenue 
  • Currency → currency 
  • Exchange rate month → reference month for the application of the exchange rate (rate by which you can exchange one currency for another. E.g. It is used in conversions from $ to €. Being a variable element in time, the reference month
  • is always specified) 
  • Exchange rate → applied exchange rate 
  • Converted price list → cover price net of VAT converted to Euros 
  • Total converted price list → cover price net of VAT multiplied by the number of items sold, converted to Euros 
  • Converted Revenues → your earnings, converted into Euros 
  • Converted Currency → currency from which the conversion was made to Euros (EUR) 
  • Country → where the sale was registered
  • Infringement → indicates a possible reversal of an item’s sale you do not have rights for (violation of copyright) 
  • Item type →  item type sold (ebook, audiobook, paperback) 
  • External ID → External ID (if applicable) 
  • Program type → software or tools used by the store (eg. Lending) 
  • Description → additional notes, if available from the original report

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