Courage: Palos Verdes Coin Exchange – Interfanatic Customer Spotlight

Palos Verdes Coin Exchange, for our Customer Spotlight on Courage, an Interfanatic Quality

Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.

Baltasar Gracian

Coin dealers require immense knowledge. Just to know where to look for current market prices takes understanding of using a huge number of varied resources. And, like all business ventures, they must exhibit immense courage to go out on their own and earn a living wage.

Most coin business in 2021 is online. It’s less risky and simpler that way. Many brick and mortars have closed their doors, eschewing complications and overhead in favor of doing business online only.

Not Ron Sannes and Vincent Rangone of Palos Verdes Coin Exchange. They have bucked the trend, opening, succeeding, and indeed growing their business at its physical location. Sannes and Rangone do so by harnessing their immense knowledge and by employing their courage. They use their experience to power their self-confidence, harnessing their courage and turning it in to success.

Gracian knew many wise people. And he saw many persecuted and slaughtered for their wisdom in their faith. But he also saw that wisdom not shared was wasted.

Sannes and Rangone use their wisdom and courage to succeed. And we’re so pleased to be an integral part of their success.

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Sannes for close to a decade. If you know Sannes the way I know him, you know he personifies courage.

Courage: An Interfanatic Quality

We don’t claim to be courageous, but I guess we must be at least a little. I prefer to think of Interfanatic as encouraging the courageous. We guide them with our wisdom and experience to success. Courage is definitely a part of our everyday life, but just a little bit. We keep going and we do our best to help our courageous clientele thrive.

Palos Verdes Coin Exchange: Wisdom Empowered by Courage

Do you have any idea how complicated it is to price a coin? First, you must authenticate it – difficult in this time of sophisticated and prevalent counterfeits. Then, you must grade it. Difficult to ascertain even for the most seasoned coin graders. Then you must know how to correctly employ a cross-section of coin market exchanges to properly price your coin for a viable sale. As a dealer, you must know the highest amount you can pay and still make money on a sale, and you must price competitively for a quick sale as collectors don’t like stale inventory. And you must have the knowledge to do all of this with confidence, on the fly without any reference but your experience.

That’s exactly what Ron and Vince do daily at PV Coin Exchange. They have earned an excellent reputation as fair dealers from both sellers and buyers.

Palos Verdes Coin Exchange deals daily in both run of the mill coins like common Lincoln cents and Morgan dollars, to rarities both conditional and exquisite. They deal in bulk 90% silver and rare certified gold coins. Their shop in Malaga Cove, near the police station (safe) and wisely positioned at the foot of the Palos Verdes Peninsula ‘Hill’ gives them an excellent place of business for estate inheritors and coin collectors.

Palos Verdes Coin Exchange is also a member in good standing of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. This gives buyers and sellers confidence in an established business.

Interfanatic manages PV Coin Exchange‘s Search Ad spend to help them provide a consistently high level of service.”

It’s great fun working with PV Coin Exchange. They’re great at what they do, and the subject matter is interesting. I often find myself enthralled by the history that these little artistic artifacts, these coins, represent.

They asked us to set up some Search Ads to present their business to the locals. It’s working out well. Their reputation is building and they now have a steady stream of regulars that come by the shop to see what’s new. The locals on the Hill now know they have a resource they can trust to get fair prices for their coins when they sell an estate or collection from Palos Verdes.

When business slows down, we increase their ad spend to keep a steady stream of customers. When the shop gets busy, we turn down their spend so they don’t get overwhelmed. All of this ensures they provide a high, consistent level of service.

Also, as we have substantial experience at many levels in the numismatics industry, we often consult for them and discuss business ideas. All in all, it’s a great relationship.

Interfanatic Service Focus: Interfanatic Basic Domain Concierge

So you have a business idea, but you’re not sure how to get a domain. We’re experts in buying, selling and procuring domain names. Sometimes customers ask us to pick up a few domains while they consider their options.

The way it works is, of course ‘.com’ domains are still the most desirable. Also, shorter domain names are more in-demand. As such all four-letter .coms are bought. Most of the five-letters are gone, too. As such, even major businesses are settling for non-.coms or longer domain names.

You can set up a subdomain, xxxx.domainname.com, for free if you have that domain. And of course you can your domain length to help customers find the right part of your website. For instance, we often use get.interfanatic.com to direct people to our Get A Quote page. And that page is interfanatic.com/get-a-quote. It’s intuitive and memorable, making it easy for our customers and search engines to find.

A few years ago, a friend of ours came to us with a business idea. He wasn’t sure exactly which direction he wanted to go, so we picked up a few domains for him. One particularly desirable domain had recently come back on the market, so we swooped in and picked it up for him. We also picked up a couple that were slightly less desirable so if he wanted to sell his best domain for a profit, he had that option.

We’ve also negotiated to purchase already-taken domains for customers. And sometimes, companies want a second domain just for their email addresses. We’ve handled all of that, too. We’ve done all manners of domain dealing for clients in our 20 year history.

So if you’re thinking of a business idea, come to us and we’ll take care of you. We’ll get the best domain for you and handle the renewals. That way, if you ever get a suspicious email, you don’t have to worry about it – we take care of that for you. Our service helps our customers rest easy about their most valuable commodities – their domain names.

Interfanatic: Promoting the Courageous

It’s daunting to take that first step. Whether you’re a serial entrepreneur or a first-time trep, we love consulting with you and lending our experience to tour success. Let’s build something great together. Not only have we helped many new businesses succeed, we’ve helped to start new businesses, from drafting complete plans, to marketing, and to working through start-up problems. Of course, we’ve helped many successful businesses break through to the next level, too.

We’re here for the courageous. We helped you take the step, and we helped you take the right step in the right direction, with back-up plans in case things don’t go as planned the first time.

We’re here for you.


This week’s image:
Interfanatic‘s founder, Ryan Delane, takes or creates every image you see in our social feed.

Courage, an Interfanatic Quality. Interfanatic Digital Marketing founder Ryan Delane takes or creates every image you see in our social feed.
Courage, an Interfanatic Quality. Interfanatic Digital Marketing founder Ryan Delane takes or creates every image you see in our social feed.

Endeavour – she represents the courage to continue. After the Challenger debacle, it would have been easy to pack it in. But NASA didn’t. With the help of good people, they were forced to face their complacency. The shuttle program was forced to ask questions it didn’t want to ask. It was forced to look into things for which it didn’t want to see the answer. It took courage, but ask they did. Answer they did. It wasn’t pleasant. With courage, Endeavour was the result. And with it, the shuttle program continued.

Tranquility: Palos Verdes Coin Exchange – Interfanatic Customer Spotlight

Palos Verdes Coin Exchange - for our Customer Spotlight of Tranquility, an Interfanatic Quality

…it is neither wealth nor splendor, but tranquility and occupation that give happiness.”

Thomas Jefferson

Tranquility gives happiness. Of course it does; the opposite of tranquility (whether it be good or bad) doesn’t let the mind rest.

We chose this quote as it’s a good reminder to let competent professionals take care of their parts of your business for you, so you don’t have to worry about it.

This Jefferson quote, from a letter to his newlywed sister, is actually kinda funny when taken in context. He’s almost making excuses for her new husband, allowing as how he doesn’t know the man to be great, but he will do for her. He’ll keep her happy through tranquility. Not through acts of greatness, but by keeping things calm and being occupied. It’s like he’s telling his sister, “Anna, I don’t this guy that well, but I’m sure he’ll be just fine.” Hardly the glowing platitudes you would hope for.

Ah, older brother looking out for his sister.

But the point of all of this is: Isn’t it better to not be stressed out? Yes, of course it is. So let Interfanatic do our job for you so you can focus on your greatness.

Tranquility: An Interfanatic Quality

In a crisis scenario, it’s easy to get excited. A website goes down, a credit card API breaks, a home page stops showing up in search results – these are all things that can stress a business owner out.

We don’t like being stressed out, either.

That’s why we have systems and procedures in place to make sure these bad things don’t happen often, and when they do, we fix them quickly. We keep this stuff from happening. Of course, stuff happens – you can’t always keep it from happening. But our policies and procedures help everyone keep a cool head and we minimize the impact to the businesses we work with so they don’t have to stress about them.

And that’s how tranquility is a quality and a virtue that we strive for. To keep things calm on our end so you can focus on other things. (It helps us keep our sanity, too!) There’s a reason there aren’t many businesses around like ours after twenty years. And there’s a reason we still are.

Palos Verdes Coin Exchange: Tranquility for Customers During a Stressful Time

Thus, we think of Ron and Vincent at Palos Verdes Coin Exchange. They’re coin dealers in Palos Verdes who know how to instill tranquility in transactions.

People go to coin dealers for a few reasons. The most popular are:

  1. Somebody they know has passed on, and that person had a coin collection.
  2. They’re a coin collector and they’re looking for a deal on a coin they need for their collection.
  3. They found something in their pocket they think could be valuable and are hoping they won the lottery.

None of these mindsets is tranquil. When you lose a loved one, it’s stressful. No matter the situation, settling an estate is stressful.

Shopping for coins is stressful. You don’t know if the dealer is being fair or if you can really afford to spend this much money on your collection even though you really want to.

Thinking you won the lottery is stressful – it’s exciting, and can be fun. But it’s still an experience outside the norm, and therefore, stressful.

Ron and Vincent know this – indeed they carry wisdom beyond their years. They look young, but the fact is – THEY KNOW THEIR STUFF.

I’ve known Ron for a long time. When I worked at PCGS, when I worked at a coin shop, when I used to collect, Ron always impressed me. Vincent has learned everything from Ron, and he knows his stuff, too. Ron knows how to buy coins and how to sell them. He’s settled plenty of estate coin collections, he deals with dealers and collectors daily, and he knows what coins are valuable and which ones are not, even as they confuse experienced and amateur collectors alike.

That all comes from years of experience.

So, it’s with great tranquility that those of us who know Ron and Vincent deal with Ron and Vincent. We know they’re pros. Their offers are fair. Their prices are fair. When we buy or sell coins, we know we’re getting a square deal – maybe better. And I always think of Palos Verdes Coin Exchange when I make a referral to a local. The other “dealers” around here who deal with the public don’t get my referral. (Shapiro is great, but he doesn’t have a public storefront.)

…it’s with great tranquility that those of us who know [Palos Verdes Coin Exchange] deal with [them].

I never hesitate to send collectors, estate settlers, and other professional dealers to Ron and Vincent at Palos Verdes Coin Exchange. We know the transaction will go as well as it can go.

When I found out Palos Verdes Coin Exchange had expanded into a storefront, I was thrilled and proud. Interfanatic does not help them with their website for now, but we are handling a modest digital advertising campaign for them, and it’s going extremely well. It is our great pleasure to deal with Ron, Vince, and PVCE, and to aid them in their success.

Interfanatic The Works Domain Concierge

One of those niggling things business owners have to deal with is their domain name. Keeping hold of your domain name is absolutely critical. A missed payment, or a payment to the wrong company can spell disaster. There are so many fraudulent practices out there, stealing, hijacking and holding hostage domain names.

That’s why it’s a valuable service we’re happy to provide for many customers. We know what’s real and what’s fake because we do this every day, and we know how to take care of domain names. We have hundreds in our accounts.

So, take a step toward tranquility for you and your business. Let us handle your domain names so you don’t have to worry. That’s what Interfanatic The Works Domain Concierge is all about.

Interfanatic and Tranquility

Jefferson is such an interesting character of his time. Many love, some loathe, but none rightly protest the idea that he was a man of action. Aside from being a President of this country, a revolutionary, and a Statesmen, he was a creative visionary. And yeah, he was other, not-so-positive things. But one thing he sought – not for himself, but for the people of his country (whether he considered them all or not) – was tranquility.

Today, we read his words, “…that all men are created equal…”, and I, for one, choose to interpret that phrase to say that “…all humankind are created equal…” A lofty ideal, which we take to be self-evident. Not everyone was or is treated equal, but it’s something to strive after. And I know not everyone shares that aspiration when they read Jefferson and Franklin’s Declaration. But that’s how I choose to view it. And for me, working for true equality among all people will create a great, global tranquility. It’s an idealistic, perhaps naive vision. But the work is worth it.


This week’s image:
Interfanatic‘s founder, Ryan Delane, takes or creates every image you see in our social feed.

Tranquility, an Interfanatic Quality.
Interfanatic Digital Marketing founder Ryan Delane takes or creates every image you see in our social feed.

This was a fun, old-timey still life I created for this week’s social. We see the Sea of Tranquility. Some old coins. Old stamps. When there was no TV, and when a radio in a household was yet a novelty, coin collecting was a great American pastime.