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Marketplaces

Marketplaces

The Marketplaces feature:

  • Links your Miva Merchant store to other stores you have on eBay, Amazon, or Etsy.
  • Lets you use your Miva Merchant store as a central location where you can manage listings, inventory, and orders for all of your stores.

Marketplaces Feature

These other stores have slightly different ways of doing things, so the way that your Miva Merchant store works with each is a little different too. However, the general process of working with Marketplaces is:

  1. Install the Marketplaces module in the admin interface.
  2. Link your Miva Merchant store to your external seller account.
  3. Create product listings in the admin interface and upload them to your other store.
  4. Download orders from your other stores and view/edit them in the admin interface.

Comparing Different Marketplaces

Buyer ID Update Miva Inventory Create a Listing in the Admin Interface View the eBay / Amazon Listing Download Orders Change Shipment Status in Miva
eBay Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. In the Listings tab. Automatic Uploaded automatically to your eBay store
Amazon No. Yes. Create a link to an existing Amazon product. No. Manual Uploaded automatically to your Amazon store
Etsy No. Yes. Yes. Yes. In the Listings tab. Manual Uploaded automatically to your Etsy store
Google Shopping No. No. Yes. No. No. No.

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To Install the Marketplaces Module

You have to install this module before you can link your Miva Merchant store to eBay or Amazon.

  1. Go to Menu> Utilities > Add/Remove Modules > Available Modules section.
  2. Under Marketplaces, click Install.

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