Keeping your Social Media Content On Brand Isn’t Hard, Read These 11 Tips

Social media has become an integral part of any modern company’s marketing strategy. However, as...

Why Text Messaging?

Text messaging – We all do it, multiple times a day, every day. There’s a reason text messaging is...

48% of Businesses Think They’re Not Big Enough to be Targeted for Fraud

Complacency remains one of the most dangerous behaviors among small business owners. And this...

61% of Veteran Small Business Owners Built Their Companies on Facebook

Veterans make up one in 10 small business owners, employing close to 5 million American workers...

Redefining Cloud Technology: PawnMaster Ignite

For over 30 years, PawnMaster has been known for our world-class service in every aspect...

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Why Text Messaging?

Text messaging – We all do it, multiple times a day, every day. There’s a reason text messaging is the number one form of mobile communication in the world. It’s fast, it’s easy, everyone does it. In fact, over 26 billion texts are sent each day in America alone. But...

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Redefining Cloud Technology: PawnMaster Ignite

For over 30 years, PawnMaster has been known for our world-class service in every aspect pertaining to supplying the collateral loan and buy/sell industry with state-of-the-art software. Whenever we roll out a new program, service, or support model, we do so with only...

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A Good First Impression

Here's something I learned early on in my sales career—first impressions matter! If there's one thing to always be mindful of, it’s to pay attention on how you're coming across to the people that you're communicating with. It's even more important when you're...

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How to Drive Traffic to Your Amazon Business with Instagram

Are you looking to give the presence of your Amazon store a jumpstart on social media? Are you tired of relying on Amazon search for new sales and want to establish a presence outside of the platform? Instagram is the perfect social media platform for eCommerce...

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Refining Matters: Focus on the Pawn Industry

The pawn industry enjoys a unique relationship with United PMR. As the largest US-owned primary refiner in the country, United exclusively services the jewelry industry. A major source of jewelry for recycling and refining is the pawn industry. Dating back to ancient...

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Amazon to start collecting state sales taxes everywhere

On Saturday Amazon (AMZN) will start collecting sales taxes on purchases in the last four states where it wasn't doing so: Hawaii, Idaho, Maine and New Mexico. Four other states -- Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon -- have no sales tax, while a fifth,...

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Small Businesses Take Center Stage at Facebook Summit

Facebook has introduced a new way for Pages to connect with Instagram and another to widen or create new small business communities. The announcements came at a Facebook Communities Summit that took place on February 7 at the company’s Menlo Park HQ that hosted 400+...

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Behind the Counter: Qualifying Customers

When it comes to running a successful pawn business, one of the most important skills for a broker to have is the ability to qualify their customers. Qualifying your customers is like vetting a new hire; you need to see if it's going to be a good fit. We've all had...

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The DIXIE Pawnbrokers Trade Show 2019

Every year, the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama get together to share ideas among pawnbrokers and get up to date info concerning the industry and what we all need to concentrate on for the coming months. This year, South Georgia and the Florida...

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What is a Good Profit Margin for Your Business?

Like the name suggests, a profit margin is the money you make in your small business after you’ve divided sales by all your costs. Small Business Trends got in touch with some experts in different industries who narrowed down what the numbers might look like for your...

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