How To Showcase Your Diecast To Win a Cobra

Creating an account and adding your information

  • First, sign in or make an account on hobbyDB. 
  • Once you’ve made your account, head to your Showcase.
    • Click on your Username on the top right of the home page.
  • Now click the edit button at the top of your info section on the left of your Showcase.
  • You will now be taken to the “Edit Account” section. For your Showcase, you can upload your main image, write a short ‘about you’ message, then at the bottom of the page select whether you’d like visitors to your Showcase to see the estimated value of your collection.
  • Hit “Save” at the bottom of the page to save any changes made.
  • After saving you’ll be taken back out to your Showcase page. Now hit the refresh button in your browser to view your changes live.
  • Second, let’s upload a banner image by clicking the “Add a Banner Image” button on your Showcase.
  • You’ll be taken to an “Edit Banner” page where you can upload whatever image you’d like. Ideal dimensions are 1200×250 pixels.
  • Hit “Save”, then refresh your Showcase page to see the image.

Here’s a video on getting started!

Adding your diecast collection to your showcase

  • First, find your item in the vast hobbyDB database.
    • use the search bar to find your cars by typing in keywords like “Hot Wheels Dairy Delivery”
  • Next to the item you’ll see a button that says “+ Collection”. Click the button.
  • Fill out the condition of the item, the packaging, and a few other details that you can reference later on.
  • Done! Now when you navigate to your collection, your item will show up there.

Here’s the video for that!