The feeling of making money literally while you sleep, in bed, or are out for coffee, is kind of addicting. It makes you want to just sit there and hit “refresh” on you seller’s account to watch your profits tick upward, all day.
If you’re like most people, you know an item has sold when you get an email telling you your item has shipped. I have this feature disabled, as it only jams up my inbox and forces me to open each email to see what I’ve sold. These are two better ways:
Tracking sales: First option
This is best if you want to know what you’ve sold, but aren’t as concerned with how much you’ll be making off the sale.
Go to Orders > Advanced Search > Search.
This brings up all pending orders, as well as completed orders for the last 3 days (or however many days you tell it to show). The pending orders, that is the orders that haven’t shipped, will appear in grey. You can still see how much the items sold for, but you have to click on each listing individually.
Tracking sales: Second option
This is best if you want to see at a glance how much items sold for, but don’t need precision accuracy as to where each sale is at in terms of if it’s a fully completed sale or not.
Go to Inventory > Manage FBA (Fulfillment by
There is a glitch in this method: To get the most current results you must wait about one minute and then hit refresh. I don’t know why this is, but it is.
So disable your email alerts for new sales, and use these two (better) methods for tracking your