From the Reporting Dashboard, click on the image for Your Account Print Bestsellers or Your Account Ebook Bestsellers, shown below, to view your Bestselling titles.
In the images below, the top 3 bestselling titles have either a gold, silver, or bronze designation, for YOUR account only.
If you have more than 1 bestselling title with the same sales, you could see more than 1 title with one of these stars.
With this new reporting, print titles sold through Ingram's Global Distribution network are registered in the report in your account when the order is received by Lightning Source for printing. Ebook sales are registered in a different time frame and are described further below.
In the report image below:
A) The top 3 bestselling titles have either a gold, silver, or bronze star. If you have more than 1 bestselling with the same sales, you could see more than 1 title with one of these stars.
B) Report displays all print titles listed in the account and will appear in descending order by unit sales for the selected date range.
C) You can see where your title ranks in sales among all the IngramSpark titles.
D) This report can be downloaded to An XLS or CVS format report or customized.
Sales data is updated within 24-48 hours after we receive the order from a seller (bookstore, library, retailer, etc.). Please keep in mind that a wholesale distribution order is not considered final until after it has been shipped.
Sellers have the option to cancel orders prior to fulfillment, so these cancellations can cause fluctuations between sales and compensation data.
Here's an example:
- We received a wholesale/distribution order for a book on January 1st (This sale is listed in the Sales Reports and appeared in the reporting within 24-48 hours after January 1st)
- The order is printed and shipped to the retailer/bookseller on January 5th. (Retailer ship times may vary)
- The order is posted to the sales compensation report on January 7th
- The Sales Compensation period closed on February 1st (The compensation amount is now available in the Unpaid Sales Compensation section of the Compensation Report until it is paid and then it will appear in the Paid Compensation reporting)
Ebook Sales Reporting and Compensation
IngramSpark accounts receive 85% of the net revenue received by IngramSpark for every sale of your ebook(s) no matter who the retailer is.
Ebook retailers have 25 days after month end to report ebook sales to Ingram. For this reason, the sales report you receive will be for sales 60 days prior. See the chart below for the payment schedule.
A separate report is generated for Apple (Agency) ebook sales. If your ebook is sold at Apple and any other ebook retailer, you will receive two separate reports.
If there were no ebook sales, you will not receive a compensation report email.
Monthly sales reports will be emailed within five (5) business days of our accounting month-end. Payments are made to the publisher, via direct deposit or PayPal, 90 days from the end of the month in which the sales are reported.
Compensation Payment Schedule
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