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Materials Calculator for Product Pages [Video Demo]

Materials Calculator

Life is hard. As adults, we constantly have to make calculated decisions about the way we live our lives. Projects like refinishing your bathroom, building a deck, or reupholstering furniture can be taxing enough, without also having to do math while you shop. Shopping should be fun and happy; formulas and calculations are not. Our […]

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Weekly Security Checkup Issues with Miva 10 and How To Fix Them

Weekly Security Checkup

If you’re a Miva store owner/operator, by this point you’ve likely updated your site to the new Miva 10, or one of it’s later version updates (now up to Miva 10.00.06!). If you’re not a Miva store owner/operator, you aren’t going to have much use for this article…but you’re welcome to stick around! If you […]

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Move your Edit Product Screen Tabs in Miva 10

Move Your Edit Product Screen Tabs

The new Miva 10 update was designed, in part, to help store owners complete their day-to-day tasks more efficiently. Ambiguous icons were replaced with text-based buttons. You have the ability to work full screen. And you can jump back to your most recently used screens. That’s all great! We are all about working smarter, and […]

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Video Content Increases Your Sales and Boosts Site Visibility

Video Content Increases Your Sales and Boosts Site Visibility

When building a plan for (or diving into) content marketing, you’re likely thinking about blog posts. Maybe social media posts too. But you’d be remiss if you didn’t seriously explore video content creation as well. As it turns out, videos can have a huge impact in sales conversion, and be a major player in the […]

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5 Small Business Budgeting Tips for 2021

Small Business Budgeting Tips

As the great philosopher of the 90’s, Notorious B.I.G Biggie Smalls said, “Mo’ money, mo’ problems”. Too right you are, Mr. Smalls. Especially when that influx of more money comes quickly and without prep time or a plan to adjust your small business budget. The world isn’t showing any signs of going back to our […]

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Must-Haves for Your Product Page

Must-Have for your Product Page

Adding too much to your product page can clutter the design, confuse the shopper, and bog down your site speed. But not having enough is equally as frustrating! Here’s what you need to know about what you should include on your product page. There are so many different ways to improve the shopping experience for […]

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Automate Your Recommended Products

Automated Recommended Products

Our developers have created a feature that will automate your related and recommended product sections, so you don’t have to do the work. We’ve spoken before about how important it is to properly use your related and recommended product sections. They can help boost sales, improve awareness of other product lines, and provide useful guidance […]

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Display Your Inventory Status as a Facet

Inventory Status Facets

Facets and filters are a super powerful tool for both you and your shopper. They allow you to sort your products without having to use an overwhelming amount of subcategories. And they allow your shoppers to narrow down the product catalog until they find exactly what they need. Our developers have created a way for […]

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Merchandising Your Online Store For Higher Sales

Merchandising your online store

If you’ve ever worked retail, or you read a ton of eCommerce blog content, you may already be familiar with visual merchandising for your store. But there’s a reason that there are thousands of Google searches for “what is merchandising” every month.  Even if you have an idea of what, why, and how it’s used […]

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How To: Sort Your Subcategories in Miva 10 [Video]

How To Sort Your Subcategories

Scroll for our video walkthrough tutorials for guided instructions on how to sort your subcategories in Miva 10. Regular maintenance and upkeep of your site often means your categories, products, and priorities change with the seasons. Much like a store manager would rearrange a physical storefront from time to time, eCommerce site owners should be […]

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