As technology in the pawn industry continues to evolve, there are a few questions left unanswered. The main concern for pawnbrokers is that they won't have control of their data and/or feel they might be at risk for loss/corrupted data. Of course, everyone wants to keep their data safe. However, not everyone knows that these tech-based solutions provide ultimate control over data security—or may be confused about how they operate.
At Bravo Pawn Platform, we want to educate others in the pawn industry about the various opportunities of working within a cloud-based platform and how a Saas (Software as a Service) solution could amplify the opportunity for MORE buys, sales, and loans.
Read on to find out more about utilizing a cloud-based platform in your pawn shop and why you should leverage a Software as a Service like Bravo.
Let’s face it, with acronyms galore in the Technology industry, it’s sometimes hard to keep them all straight. One term that has emerged in the past decade and is talked about prevalently is SaaS– but what exactly does it mean?
Read this article to learn about SaaS and how it can be beneficial for your pawnshop!
Chapter 2: IT, Data, & Conversions in the Pawn Industry
As a pawnbroker, you’re sitting on a gold mine. It’s in your store. You’re so close to it. You can reach it, but you can’t see it. Once you identify and locate it, you still can’t get to it. If you have the tools to get to it, you don’t have the additional tools to do anything with it.
You protect it. You save it. You love it.
What am I talking about?
At this point, everyone has heard about “the cloud.” It has become a popular buzzword amongst businesses AND consumers… But what is “the cloud,” and why should you care? Click to find out more!
Let’s shoot down some cloud myths, but before we do, let’s clear the air. What IS the Cloud? Simply put, cloud computing is when you run programs and store/access data over the internet. But the question becomes:
What IS the cloud?
You can find out more about cloud security by reading the full article!
Bravo is the only truly cloud-based pawn platform and comes packed with advanced cloud capabilities. Everything you do in Bravo is backed up on the cloud which enables Bravo to provide solutions unrivaled by other software providers, but also makes a solid Internet connection a necessity.
But what does that mean for YOUR pawnshop?
You won't know until you read more!
In this webinar, you'll learn
- How technology can assist your security efforts with checks and balances
- How to conduct efficient jewelry and loan counts
- Ways to keep your store safe and secure
Be sure to watch the full webinar!
About the Author:
Tally Mack is a fifth-generation pawnbroker and eCommerce enthusiast. She loves traveling, being outside, and working out.
Before taking the reins as CEO, Tally served as Bravo's Vice President of Business Development, leading the company's sales and marketing organization. She's been instrumental in leading and executing many of the company's strategic shifts, including the acquisition of CompuPawn and the recent launch of UsedGuns.com.
Tally earned her Doctorate of Law (J.D.) from DePaul University College of Law in 2013 after attending the University of Colorado at Boulder, where she earned her B.A. in Communication Studies. She also completed the Key Executives Program from Harvard Business School in 2013.
Tally is a pawnshop lover and eCommerce enthusiast—dedicated to the success of both her employees and customers!