Download New Report Types: you can now download Tracking ID Summary, Link Type Performance or Daily Trends report, using the 'Download Reports' link in the upper right section.
How do I download reports data? What formats are supported?
Reports data is available for download in the following formats: 1) an Excel file (.xlsx), 2) Comma-Separated Values (CSV as .txt), and 3) XML (.xml). You can select the data as well as the data range to download. (Include the video on the site)
How do I create custom reports using XML?
In response to Associates' requests, we're now offering the option to download reports data in XML. XML allows us to define custom tags that can be used to structure information in a consistent way so you can easily interpret it. This will not replace CSV downloads and online report previews. Reports data contain additional details you can use to analyze your performance more closely. For example, both Earnings and Orders Reports include transaction dates. You could download an entire month of orders data, and graph the daily trends for products you've been promoting heavily. This may help you determine how frequently to change featured promotions on your site. XML is not just for software developers! Applications like Excel let you open XML documents in new worksheets and build reusable spreadsheet templates. To learn more, read the Microsoft tutorial about using this feature. But if you are a developer, or have similar expertise, you can use these data files to programmatically generate custom reports.
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