Miva Merchant on Twitter

During the Miva Merchant Conference this year there was an explosion of activity on Twitter by conference attendees, store owners unable to attend and several employees of Miva Merchant. This is great except quite a few people had no idea … continue reading

The Importance of Secure Passwords

There are many aspects of a website to consider when dealing with security. One that is often overlooked is the administrator’s username and password. Choosing strong login credentials further increases the security of your site, while using default credentials or … continue reading

Do You Really Know What Your Customers Are Seeing?

Today Rick Wilson, VP of Miva Merchant, in a yourBusinessChannel video offers advice on some simple steps you can take to stay in touch with what your customers really see on your website.

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Keyword Position Tracking with Google Analytics

Do you ever search for the same thing and get different results in the search engines at different times? Most people who have dealt with search engine optimization know that the position of their website for a specific keyword phrase … continue reading

How Customers Help You Sell More Products

Today Rick Wilson, VP of Miva Merchant, in a yourBusinessChannel video offers advice on building an online community with your e-commerce site that is both cost effective and time efficient.

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Google Loses Market Share to Yahoo!

Google seems to be stumbling a bit in 2009 with a surprising drop in share of searches from 63.5% in December 2008 to 63% in January 2009. Meanwhile Yahoo gained ground by the same half percent margin Google lost according … continue reading

Google Addresses Duplicate Content

Countless hours have been spent by developers, consultants, webmasters and many others trying to figure out how to make sure search engines (Google) only see one copy of your website. If you are not quite sure what dictates duplicate content … continue reading