What does ‘PSA’ mean – Definition – The Sports Card Glossary

PSA stands for Professional Sports Authenticator and they are the largest and most prestigious of the major sports card grading companies. Owned by Collectors, PSA was established in 1991 to…

How To Select Cards For Grading
How to Select Cards for Grading: Assessing Condition and Profitability

This post is part of a larger series called How To Grade Sports Cards – The Best Step-By-Step Guide. Be sure to check out the entire guide! What’s your motivation?…

How To Grade Sports Cards
How To Grade Sports Cards – The Best Step-By-Step Guide

I've graded hundreds of cards in the last few years and have maintained a high gem rate over that time. On my social media accounts, regularly get asked questions about…

Get Your Sports Cards Graded In Person
Drop off your sports cards in-person for grading

The popular card grading companies regularly attend card shows and host up drop-off events, for collectors that want to drop off (and optionally grade) their sports card submissions in person.…

PSA acquires SGC
My thoughts on PSA’s acquisition of SGC – It’s about innovation

In the telecom industry, there's this concept called "flanker brands". Verizon has Visible, AT&T has Cricket Wireless and T-Mobile has Metro. The purpose of these flanker brands is to innovate…

Grading Card Companies - A Comprehensive Guide to the Top 10
Card Grading Companies: A Comprehensive Guide To The Top 10

You have many card grading companies to consider when getting your sports cards graded. Each has their unique pros and cons, but amongst the dozen or so legitimate card grading…