Jan 28, 2009
If you have a couple of apps where you get sales reports, haven’t you had the same problem as me, that daily reports are only available for 7 days and it’s a big hassle to keep downloading all of them. And even if you do, you don’t have any overview or analysis or charts…
Over the past two months I have been developing an App that runs on your iPhone and automatically downloads all new daily and weekly reports once you start the app. The reports are nicely shown with country flags and converted to your favorite currency. The report data is inserted into a local sqlite database which you can also transfer away from the iPhone via the built in web server. So the data is safe even long after Apple removed the report from the iTunes Connect site. There are also charts (1 so far, but more to come) to help you optically analyze sales trends and see how your apps are doing. The iTunes Connect logon is kept on the iphones secure keychain for safekeeping.
I am using it myself and every day I am anxious to see the previous day’s sales for my two apps and what the trend is.
I am looking for about a dozen people who would want to try out the app in different countries. Their benefit will be that they will get to keep the app for free and use forever.
A little more polishing and then I am going to find out wether Apple will permit such an app. Probably not, but if they do then it will be highly useful for everybody who is making the least bit of money in the store.
Future additions planned:
- automatic downloading of customer feedback from iTunes
- also downloading of financial reports
- financial predictions of the current month’s approximate income
- track when regions that are still below $250 will finally have earned enough to be cashed out
- suggestions welcome
To sign up for the BETA drop me an e-mail.