Refining Matters: Focus on the Pawn Industry

The pawn industry enjoys a unique relationship with United PMR. As the largest US-owned primary...

Amazon to start collecting state sales taxes everywhere

On Saturday Amazon (AMZN) will start collecting sales taxes on purchases in the last four states...

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...

Behind the Counter: Qualifying Customers

When it comes to running a successful pawn business, one of the most important skills for a broker...

What is WiFi Marketing and How Can it Help Your Small Business?

WiFi marketing is being touted as the latest must-have for your small business toolbox. There’s...

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49% of Small Business Owners Can’t Sleep Over Cash Worries

Small business owners operate under a great number of daily challenges to keep their dream alive, and the effect of these challenges can manifest themselves in numerous ways. The new report from Square reveals 49 percent of the respondents in its survey are not able...

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Investing in People, for People

As Data Age/PawnMaster continues to gain an overwhelming market share in the industry, we always attribute our great success to our client base. Our number one focus is servicing our clients, and our world-class products have helped many brokers advance their...

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PawnMaster or Just Ruler of My #goldenballs?

My usual response to those asking for the man that runs the business consists of a smirky glaring stare as if I did not fully hear their request. It usually rolls into my explanation that I’ve been in the Pawn industry 29 years and through two ex-husbands. Which then,...

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5 Business Skill Areas to Help You Succeed

It’s no secret that business is one of the most popular fields of study for college students. Degrees in business and related subjects like finance, accounting, management and economics are traditionally chosen by those who are looking for versatile coursework based...

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Gold scores its highest finish in a week

Gold futures notched their highest finish in a week on Wednesday but maintained the tight trading range seen over the last several sessions, as U.S. stocks struggled to hold gains and the dollar stabilized.

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13-Year-Old Uncovers Silver Treasure of Viking King Bluetooth

Give a kid a metal detector and there’s no telling what he’ll find—or what unlikely connections he may uncover. The AFP reports that a 13-year-old boy in Germany has discovered a thousand-year-old hoard of coins and jewelry. And it turns out the very old stash is...

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Beyond the Shop: Customer Loyalty Program

Customer loyalty programs are a great way to make customers feel valued and to get them to become repeat customers too. Utilizing any kind of tool that rewards loyalty is always a great idea, whether is a punch card or whether it is a gift card good for a certain...

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Have FUN with your Advertising

Advertising is all about getting your message across and making it memorable. You’ve heard the messages, you know the taglines – Maybe she’s born with it. Taste the rainbow. Just do it. Where’s the beef? We’ve all seen cavemen, frogs, and pink rabbits hawking...

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4 Mistakes to Avoid which are Hurting your Small Business

Most individuals interested in starting a small business are not interested in putting in all the necessary efforts because they want to be their own boss. In the beginning, all business owners work hard. They pay special attention to the requirements of customers and...

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Beyond the Shop: Sales and Events

Another great way to move inventory is regular sales and events. Some times this don’t need to be anything more than getting a couple of flat tables out in your parking lot and putting some aged inventory out there, cook some hotdogs. What you have to do is redisplay...

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These 7 Tips will Change the Way You Approach Hiring

Hiring staff can be a resource-draining process for any business, but it can be especially difficult for small businesses with limited means. For a small business, each new staff member can impact the company much more than a new staff member at a larger company with...

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2018 Florida Guns Law and Your PawnMaster Software

For our valued customers in Florida who sell and pawn firearms, the following system settings changes can be made to help you remain compliant with Bill 7026, which Governor Rick Scott signed into law March 9th 2018. All FFLs should become familiar with the full 105...

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