Writing an About Page for Your Business Doesn’t Have to Be Hard, Read These 4 Tips

Here’s a food for thought: as a modern, fairly tech-savvy small business owner, have you designed...

Leveraging For Success

Growing up in the 80s and being around pawn shops my entire life, I was surrounded by the stigma...

Data Age Business Systems Partners With Podium Customer Interaction Management

Data Age Business Systems, the developers of PawnMaster and Buy/Sell Plus, are proud to announce...

The Ins and Outs of the Diamond Recovery Process

The process of diamond and gemstone recovery from karat gold jewelry scrap is far more complex and...

Behind the Counter: Hire, Train, and Retain

Hiring new staff members for your store can be challenging; believe me, I know. But there's more...

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The SMART Guide to Selling Your Pawn Shop

There are a number of reasons to sell a pawn business. Perhaps you're ready to retire and you don't have someone to pass it onto, or you're just ready to move on from the industry but don't want to see what you've built shuttered up and vacant. I’ve been in this...

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5 Ways to Improve Your SEO with the Power of Social Media

We live in a social-media-driven world, as attested by the social media user statistics that predict a staggering growth of over 3.02 billion active daily users on various social media platforms by the year 2021. There is no denying that social media marketing is one...

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2018 – A Year in Review

2018 saw a lot of milestone events at Data Age, kicking off with our thirtieth anniversary. Being in business for thirty years is no easy feat, as we've seen where so many other business have come and gone, and others that continue to fail. Being able to service our...

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eBay Sellers Stymied by Tech Problems Friday Afternoon

eBay sellers were unable to access the main Seller Hub portal on Friday afternoon, leaving them unable to accomplish tasks related to listing and fulfilling orders. “Need to ship the last few orders before the USPS close today,” one seller wrote. Another worried about...

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How to Focus on Quality over Quantity with Social Media

Google ‘small business social media’ and you’ll find hundreds of articles touting the need to be on every single social media platform. The thinking is this: you have to be everywhere people are in order to reach the most people. But the truth of the matter is, being...

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Text Messaging: Opt-In Best Practices

Text messaging is a great service that you can provide to your customers to help keep them up to date on their loans while providing you the ability to alert them to sales and promotions you’re offering in-store. In order to connect with your customers, they have to...

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What You Need To Know About Data Ownership

We are consistently coming across shops changing their software vendor for a number of reasons, so we feel it's important to provide resources to those who are looking to make a switch. When you're entering into a SaaS agreement for the first time, you may have some...

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Social Media Calendar Template for Small Business

Use our Social Media Calendar Template to organize your social networking tasks to create a stronger, more targeted social media marketing strategy. Or simply browse this section for social media marketing advice and insights. Here you will find loads of information...

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8 Big Predictions for the 2018 Holiday SHIPPING Season

Americans are set to spend big this holiday season. In fact, numbers from Adobe Analytics report the online spend alone will reach $124.1 billion to overshadow brick and mortar sales. What’s more, Deloitte reports that people will spend $525 on gifts representing a...

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The Extra Yard

In my previous life as a small business owner, this was always the time of year when I was head's down looking to crank out sales. Having a multiple store chain and selling straight retail, the holidays was where I made my mark. At the time, I didn't realize that the...

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