Where is the best location for the National Sports Collectors Convention? You might be thinking Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, New York. These would all be popular picks. But those would all be wrong answers.
It is finally back! It feels like it's been forever since this event has happened. The 2021 National Sports Collectors Convention is finally here, and this is your chance as a collector to find those key items you've been missing. If you're new to the hobby, what better way to really get a feel for all the sports memorabilia industry has to offer you! Of course, I'll be there, and I'll put together some fun videos about the experience, but if you plan on going, then I've got 5 very important tips that you should keep in mind while exploring this huge convention. Some of them seem like common sense, but some could even save you money or make it easier for you to hit it big. You don't want to miss these tips on today's Powers Sports Memorabilia Show!
Well for all of you that have been following on with my videos this year, you will know that it has been one heck of a year. Changes after changes in the industry. Mergers, companies going public, PSA going on temporary hiatus. It's insane what has all happened! So now, halfway through the year 2021, I want to talk about what I think will be happening in the future. I'm going a bit in-depth today to give some of my predictions about the incoming changes to the sports card industry. Some of them just seem to make sense and are probably inevitable, but some of them are not so obvious. Find out the future of the memorabilia industry, today, on the Powers Sports Memorabilia Show!
Wanting to invest in football autographs but don't know where to start? Today we go over the BEST investing strategies for football autographs, especially for beginners. Consider this "football autographs 101". Is investing in quarterbacks the way to go? Let us know down below!
Grading is an important process that increases the value of your cards. Sometimes, it can be confusing, especially when deciding which cards to submit to PSA. Today we go through 7 steps to help you decide whether or not to grade your cards, how to find the best cards to grade, and even how to do a little bit of grading yourself! Are your cards worth grading?
The card market price swings are out of control! Today we give some examples, talk about why there are such big swings, AND help you find how to best protect yourself, cards, and investment in the future.
If you haven't heard, there was some big news recently. The NCAA can no longer prevent collegiate athletes from profiting off their college success due to the recent Name Image Likeness Bill, better known as the NIL! This is a huge game-changer, especially for student-athletes! Rules can vary from state to state so be sure and check with your local school's compliance department to make sure everything is done correctly. This major change then begs the question. What should you, as an athlete, do to take full advantage of this new ruling? Especially as it relates to autograph signings. Well, I have some ideas about that. Now is THE perfect time to start building your personal brand. It's all about really taking this opportunity and running with, and today I will tell you exactly how to do that on the Powers Sports Memorabilia Show!
The line between collecting and investing can easily be blurred by personal preference, athlete performance, and many other things. Today, we discuss the difference between collecting and investing, and how YOU can decide what is best for you and your collection.
Crazy prices, outdated authentication methods, and low availability are just some of the problems you might face when trying to buy an autographed item... how can we fix these issues, and more importantly improve the industry going forward?