We heard from a lot of customers wanting to compare their business performance month-over-month or year-over-year.
Previously, there wasn’t really an elegant way to achieve this kind of analysis within Parabola, because it required a manual update of dates before running a flow.
Pull from Shopify step supports
date offsets that make this easy to set up and possible to automate!
Customers options in the
Pull from Shopify step support the ability to set offsets to your date filters.
First, you can choose whether to filters dates:
within the previousnumber of days, hours, weeks or month
within the currentday to date, week to date, month to date, year to date
Then, you can choose to add an offset to the
previous period or
previous year .
Previous period will use the same increment of time you’ve selected above.
Previous year will use the same dates, just the year prior.
Let’s say you want to track how your sales are performing this month, compared to last month. Your flow will have two
Pull from Shopify steps.
Orders from this month step will be configured like this:
Orders from last month step will be configured like this:
You’ll see that by offsetting to the previous period, I’m able to pull from the 1st to the 19th of the previous month (July).