Sales Tax 101 for eCommerce

Sales Tax 101 for eCommerce

Sales Tax 101 with TaxJar and Glendale Designs

There are parts of running an online store that are a lot of fun, and allow you to be creative and free. And then there are some parts that aren’t so fun, but they are very necessary. You know the old saying about taxes and death… well, we can at least help you with the […]

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Update Your Terms of Service to Protect Yourself

Hands signing a Terms of Service contract

When it comes to online retail, there can be a lot of grey-area for the shopper. It can result in some seriously negative feelings on the part of the customer and the retailer if the Terms of Service isn’t clear and comprehensive. […]

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How-To: Explaining Miva Price Groups

Explaining Miva Price Groups

Glendale Designs performs site customization and maintenance work on an ongoing basis for our clients. One of the most requested areas that clients ask for assistance with is the Price Groups feature in Miva. […]

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7 Tips for Running a Successful Blog

Maintaining a successful blog - hands on a laptop keyboard

Starting a blog can be exciting! You get a fancy new addition to your site, and an audience for all the things you want to say.  It won’t be long, however, until you realize that starting a blog may be a lot more fun than maintaining a blog. Particularly a successful one. There’s no sugar-coating it, […]

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12 Ways to Test Your Site on a Regular Basis

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Have you ever received an email or a call from a customer, complaining because some feature on your site doesn’t work the way it should? Perhaps you roll your eyes to yourself at first, sure that the customer just isn’t following directions properly. But then you try it and your heart sinks a little. “Oh no. How long has this been broken?”. This is the perfect illustration of why you should be testing your website on a regular basis. […]

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How-To: Test Your Site Speed

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If you’ve been finding that your bounce rates are high, and your conversions are low, your site speed may be the culprit. There are, however, some simple and free ways to test that theory. […]

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Miva Tutorial: How & Why To Use Content Sections

Using Miva Content Sections

If you’ve had your site done by Glendale Designs, then you’ll be making use of Miva’s ReadyTheme Content Sections. If you aren’t using them, then you absolutely should. We’re going to give you a brief overview of exactly what content sections are, and why you should be using them. […]

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