Miva: Product Exports vs Excel

Miva Importing into Excel

Miva Video Tutorial: How to Import Data with Leading Zeros and Special Chars The dreaded product codes with leading zeros, custom fields for UPC codes, and avoiding data corruption with special characters from other languages like French and Spanish for example.  When importing these into Excel the zeros could be converted to a scientific notation or non…

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Bespoke Isn’t Better in eCommerce Development

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In a world of “handmade is cool”, it is easy to get caught up in the lure of “custom is better”. Who doesn’t want to be the guy in the office with the prestigious handcrafted eyewear? After all, someone consulted with him on his personal style and tastes, and spent 22 hours carving out the…

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Miva vs Magento: 5 Reasons Why Miva is the Clear Champion for Small Businesses

Miva VS Magento

Choosing an eCommerce platform for your small business website isn’t a decision to take lightly. Much of your store’s success will rely on the service provider you choose to help you deliver the best user experience. Your entire business banks on the ability to deliver continuous service, security features, the right integrations, and a visually…

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Miva Abandoned Cart Feature

Abandoned Cart Tutorial

Customer Help/Instructions Feel free to use the following helpful instructions, if you had Glendale Designs install the  Miva abandoned cart functionality on your site. Keep in mind that these instructions are STORE specific and may be slightly different on your particular Miva store. Please contact us if you need help integrating the initial abandoned cart…

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How to pass the Customer Phone Number to Miva in PayPal Express

PayPal Phone to Miva

The default setting in PayPal is to NOT send the customer’s phone number back to Miva. Why? Who knows; but here is how to fix that. Login to your PayPal Account. Go to Profile > Profile and Settings > My Selling Tools > Click UPDATE on Website Preferences   Find “Contact Telephone Number” and make…

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5 Ways Your Product Descriptions are Costing You Money

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Your website’s product descriptions are one of your most powerful selling tools, but are they costing you sales instead of earning them? When your buyers are weighing their options, a strong product description can provide the tipping point they need to make a decision. It’s also a way for potential customers to find your products…

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