The first step in setting your Miva 5 store is choosing your Miva Hosting account. Gazungle offers several miva hosting accounts that fit a wide range of businesses. For example if you are starting out and have less than 100 products than our Miva Basic plan will most likely work for you. Most businesses will benefit from the Miva Standard plan as it has plenty of storage, transfer and allows for up to 1,000 products. Keep in mind, you can always seamlessly upgrade your account as your business grows.
A professional Miva Ecommerce Design can enhance your online presence, better engage customers and encourage repeat business. We offer some basic miva templates, enhanced templates and complete custom design and integration of Miva 5. We also install miva modules, provide product and category imports, image editing and other miva services to ensure your miva cart is as effective as possible.
Once you setup your store you will need to accept payments from your customers. Miva has several payment options including Paypal, Google checkout, Amazon payment and several payment gateways. Payment methods such as Paypal and Google checkout require your customer to leave your site to pay for them items and then return you to your store. Alot of businesses can lose customer conversions this way as customers don't feel comfortable leaving a website when they get to the payment step. Using Authorize.net will provide you with a seamless checkout process and increase your customer conversions. Please contact us if you want to learn more about our merchant accounts.
Now that your site is setup and accepting payments, one of the most important things you want to do is track what your customers are doing. With comprehensive statistics you'll able to pinpoint strong points and weak points in your site and adjust them based on your customers behaviors. If you are looking to drive more traffic to your site then our Miva SEO service is the best way to get new customers to your miva store.