The Value of Customer Relations

Relationships are built from the heart. You have to want to help others and make the world a...

Secrets of Increasing Traffic Revealed

Your company’s website is essentially the face of your brand that is there to make a great first...

Guest Blog: Who’s watching your POS?

In 1626 a Dutchman named Peter Minuit bought Manhattan from the Lenape Indians for twenty-four...

Bill Brannan Named Director of Software Development for Data Age

Data Age Business Systems, developer of PawnMaster, the industry-leading pawn management software,...

No One Can Counterfeit an Elephant

Destiny Soria’s got it right when it comes to fake watches. Her quote epitomizes the exact...

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ATF Offers $10,000 Reward for Information on 18 Stolen Guns

The ATF is offering a $10,000 reward that leads to an arrest and convection of the thieves who took 18 guns from a Greer, South Carolina. The building had security bars at every point, except the doors. This is where the thieves broke in. They simply threw a piece of...

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Time Management Tool – Toggl.Com

Who Knows where the time goes? Time management tools, an absolute necessity in any business ( unless your business is just sitting on a lawn chair taking in the sun). Your business has many tasks, and if not measured and prioritized it will suffer from poor...

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Google Local Search: Can Your Customers Find You?

A key question to ask yourself as a business owner can be something as simple as, "Is my business Localized?" How many of you can think of businesses in your area that just don't show up in search engines, or show up with wrong information? Being found in Local Search...

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eBay Changes Outage Policy Without Giving Sellers Notice

When the eBay site goes down, the company is not committed to extending listings or refunding seller fees anymore. These changes were made - without informing sellers of the policy change. In 1999, when founder Pierre Omidyar and former eBay CEO Meg Whitman first put...

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South Africa: Illegal Diamond Ring Busted

South Africa: Illegal Diamond Ring Busted

An  alleged involvement in an illicit diamond dealing syndicate, forced police in South Africa to arrest 19 high-profile business leaders. They were caught as part of a countrywide sting targeting diamond traders, police said on Friday. Police believe they are part of...

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Selling Items to Pawnshops vs Selling on eBay

When it's time to get rid of some unwanted belongings, should people look at pawnshops or eBay to gain a little cash out of their spring cleaning? Here is Hot City Pawn's comparison. The benefit for selling to a pawnshop is that you get to work with a pawnbroker...

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Window Shopping

Kim Johnson suggested this video from YouTube. It's a slightly humorous take on something pawnshop owners and employees have to watch out for everyday.

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“Swamp Pawn’s Coy Gomez Dies in Louisiana”

Donaldsonville, Louisiana native Coy Gomez, 68, died on Monday after a lengthy battle with cancer. Gomez was a cast member of the CMT reality series, Swamp Pawn. The most recent season of the series explained Gomez's illness in detail. The new season of the show is...

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Backpacks For Less Bucks: Vista Pawn Back-to-School Backpacks

What a special deal this is! Vista Pawn has provided parents with a great option for this back-to-school season. For $25 parents can come into Vista Pawn and pick up a backpack loaded with "elementary-school supplies fitting criteria on local schools' shopping lists,...

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