took a poll of our customers and asked them what
websites or apps they found useful, in any area
of collecting, from CHECKLISTS to PRICING to PRODUCT/HOBBY
INFO and beyond. There was overwhelming support
for FOUR RESOURCES...CARDBOARD CONNECTION, 130POINT.COM,
TRADING CARD DATABASE (TCDB.COM), and BECKETT.
let's look at those four first...
Cardboard Connection has become our #1 go-to
source for all things card related. I print out
RELEASE CALENDAR myself to know when to expect
things, and I look forward to their comprehensive
reviews of all NEW PRODUCTS. They have CHECKLISTS
for both base sets and inserts with an easily
navigable SEARCH feature for finding products.
They will also often link E-bay auctions to their
reviews to show what new products look like.
If you LIKE/FOLLOW them on Social Media, you
will get their new reviews and product info in
is both a website and an app, and our GO TO PLACE for EBAY SOLD PRICING. If someone
puts something on Ebay at a $500 Buy-It-Now, but accepts $200 for the item; there's
no easy way to tell on Ebay what the actual selling price was. At best, the $500
is crossed out, letting you know the seller accepted a lower amount. 130POINT
tells you the actual selling price, which is an important tool. Other site/app
features are searchable SET and PLAYER CHECKLISTS.
a website and an app, BECKETT offers both FREE
and "PAY FOR SERVICES". FREE Beckett
offerings include NEWS, PRODUCT INFO/CHECKLISTS,
FORUMS, and RELEASE CALENDAR. SUBSCRIBE to use
their ON-LINE PRICE GUIDES and ORGANIZE SOFTWARE
(Card Inventory Organizer/Tracker). Access Beckett
Grading and Authentication Services through this
site as well.
track of your collection with their PRINTABLE,
CUSTOMIZABLE CARD CHECKLISTS. You can even search
a set by team and see the value of your collection.
Other features include their PRODUCT RELEASE
CALENDAR, CARD PICS, and FORUMS. Maintained via
COLLECTORS DAILY...for HOBBY NEWS
CARD FORUM...From the site "Sports Card
Forum provides sports and non-sports card collectors
a safe place to discuss, buy, sell and trade".
They also have helpful info for TTM Autograph
CARDBOARD...CONNECT with other collectors in
their FORUMS. Buy/sell/trade. Has more of an
old school card vibe.
SETS or find your favorite singles from this
consignment warehouse of collectors' cards.
a website and an app, POKELLECTOR lets you keep
track of your personal POKEMON COLLECTION and/or
view CHECKLISTS and comprehensive CARD PICS.
CARD LADDER...Both a website and an app. From the
site "Track and grow your collection with
comprehensive analytics and value estimations
for millions of cards, including sales data from
14 platforms and population reports from PSA,
BGS, and SGC". FREE & "PAY FOR" versions.
a website and an app, DISCORD lets you CONNECT
with other collectors with group chats.