Welcome to our support article on the latest version of FranConnect's Royalty Manager! In this guide, we'll walk you through the upgraded features and functionalities of the Royalty Manager in FranConnect. Whether you're a long-time FranConnect user or just getting started, this article will help you navigate the enhancements in this version, making royalty tracking and management easier and more efficient for your franchise business. Let's dive in!
To access the new Royalty Manager, hover over the left-hand sidebar and click Royalty Manager NEW.
This will take you to the Royalty Manager Overview page. Let's take a closer look at some of the data this dashboard provides.
Insights will provide you with some basic data regarding invoices and sales. You can drill down further by clicking the corresponding "View" buttons for each box.
Snapshot provides you a basic overview of sales and various fees collected.
Sales Leaderboard provides you a list of your top performing franchise locations.
Sales Mix provides you with a pie chart that shows your sales by various categories that you can configure.
Trends offers you insightful line graphs that depict sales and invoice trends throughout an entire calendar year.
The Sales tab is a central hub for all of your Sales reporting. From here, you can filter your Sales reports to find the exact report(s) you wish to find.
You can access an individual Sales report by clicking on the corresponding Report ID.
A typical Sales report will look something like this:
You can also click the ... next to a Sales report to find more options as you can see below:
Additionally, you can create a new Sales report by clicking the CREATE SALES REPORT button.
The Royalties tab is where royalty payments are made and tracked. From here, you can filter your invoices to find the exact invoice(s) you wish to find.
Each invoice, as well as its payment status, is viewable from this page by clicking the Invoice ID.
A typical invoice will look something like this:
You can also click the ... next to an invoice to find more options as can be seen below.
To learn more about making payments from the Royalties tab, please check out our How to Make a Payment Using Invoice to Pay article.
The Payments tab is where you can track all of the information about the payments that have been made in FranConnect. You can view all of your payment transactions, memos, and payment statuses using the tabs on this page.
Additionally, if manual payment is configured, franchisees can make payments from this tab by clicking the MAKE PAYMENT button.
You can also filter the table results using the filter options on the page.
Profit & Loss Summary
The Profit & Loss Summary tab allows you to view P&L data from your entire franchise network. From here, you can import P&L data from QuickBooks Online or from uploaded files and filter the data as needed.
The EFT Transactions tab provides a list of all of the electronic transactions that you have processed in FranConnect.
The FTP Download tab provides you with a list of all files downloaded through FTP (File Transfer Protocol).
Having read this article, you should be familiar with how to navigate the new Royalty Manager in FranConnect.