Revenue is recognized after services have been rendered to a customer. Payment may be accepted in advance of the work being completed, but the revenue won't be recognized.
After rendering services on an order, the line items on the order will need to be marked as completed. From within the order, select the "close" tab:
From with the close tab, mark the appropriate services that have been rendered. If all of the services on an order have been completed, press the "complete all" button.
Once all of the line items on an order have been marked as completed and saved, you will see a "complete" label in the checkout tab:
The order has now been recognized as revenue. Please note that the completion of an order is also a trigger for commission and royalty calculations.
Always remember to complete your orders after you have rendered the services for the order!