Posts tagged sports cards
How to Start a Sports Card Collection By Brendan White aka SteakNchop
You have just recently gotten into card collecting and are happy and amazed to see that you can trade, buy and sell online! But when you actually go online, nobody wants to trade for your cards! That’s because you don’t have very many cards. Rather logical, since you just started collecting so recently. So how will you start your collection? Do you just go to the hobby shop and buy a lot of cards? Or is eBay better? Or should you just buy packs? Read on to find out.
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By Andrew Farn aka MasonRaymond0320
With thousands and thousands of cards hitting the trading card market, each and every year, it is difficult to pinpoint one single PC card that you will go after, for a certain period of time. I know that for me, it has been a challenge to pick one particular card to chase, as there are just so many and too many options to keep you occupied. But after you have narrowed it down, it is always difficult with so many collectors these days. Anyone could have that particular PC card that you have been dying to More >
By Karine Hains aka Pheebs888
Much like the love of a sport, the passion of collecting and the addiction to this hobby is something that can be passed on from one generation to the next one or in some case, people catch the collecting bug on their own. Personally, I was initiated to both hockey and to the love of collecting by my father from a young age. In fact, some of my most cherished childhood memories are related to the love of hockey he and I shared. From my introduction to the world of hockey cards to the Christmas I More >
New Business Initiatives Drive Growth Today NAXCOM announced that it set a slew of new sales records during the first quarter of 2008. Growth was fueled by the launch of its very successful auction platform and aggressive marketing campaigns, including a month long free shipping program in March.
“We had a phenomenal first quarter in 2008. We had growth in pretty much all the sectors of our business,” said Eric Beckerman – NAXCOM Chief Operating Officer. “Our transactions grew an incredible 40%, our user base exceeded the 200,000 user mark and our VIP Membership grew to the largest level in our More >
Running backs in today’s league are being used in many different ways. Along with running, they have to know how to block, catch, play special teams and even in some cases, throw the ball. While many backs aren’t a big receiving threat out of the backfield, there is one running back that has made a huge difference receiving out of the backfield. That player is Brian Westbrook, running back for the Philadelphia Eagles. And though he is very well known for his receiving abilities, he is also a great runner and has been in the top 10 league rushing leaders More >
Some college students indulge in studying. Some indulge in activities. Others indulge in drinking, drugs, and parties. There’s not too many of us who indulge in sports cards to compliment our study and class time.
Collecting on campus isn’t the easiest task. If you are like me and have a large collection, it is impossible to bring all your cards to your college dorm room. I have a hard enough time storing the five 3,200 count boxes that I have my cards for sale in.
Set building becomes more difficult because you aren’t able to put any new cards in the pages or More >