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Big E-Commerce is Shutting Down CBD Merchants & This is a Serious Problem.

Many of the most popular website building platforms (Content Management Systems) are banning CBD products from being sold, & shutting down merchant accounts that sell CBD or hemp products. We can tell you all about it – or you can ask all our clients who we’ve migrated from Shopify to Woo. We’ve seen in hundreds […]

Guam gives OK for Recreational Cannabis Use

Guam legalized the adult use of marijuana on Thursday when Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero signed the contentious recreational cannabis bill into law. The new law allows those at least 21 years old to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. Adults will also be permitted to grow six marijuana plants, but for the time being will not […]

The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to Opening a Cannabis Store in Oregon

With the advent of legal recreational marijuana use in Oregon in 2015, there’s been an ever-growing interest in capitalizing on the industry and opening a dispensary. But with the legalization came hefty regulations on growers and sellers, meaning there are a lot of hoops to jump through and boxes to tick before you can ever […]

While Mainstream Social Media Platforms Block Cannabis Advertising, this Channel Remains a Closely Guarded Secret

The Cannabis SEO Principle As more & more CBD & cannabis companies enter the market, most of them are left scratching their heads as they experience social media bans, no available advertising outlets, & a slew of marketing headaches. Fortunately, there’s a largely untapped market, that if used correctly, can mean capturing a huge market […]

Advertising CBD Products: What Options are Available to Use?

So you’ve spent countless hours building your CBD brand, sourcing products, developing formulas, & designing a website. There’s only one issue: How do you advertise your products to consumers? In this article, I’m going to teach you the current best online methods to advertise CBD products. Despite widespread legalization and projections on par with the dot-com […]

Puyallup tribe celebrates cannabis store grand opening on 4/20 with Cheech and Chong

4/20 is the grand opening of Commencement Bay Cannabis in Tacoma Washington, the Puyallup tribes’ second store The Puyallup Tribe is hosting the veritable grand slam of 4/20 celebrations by opening it’s second legal cannabis store in the Tacoma area, Commencement Bay Cannabis while hosting the iconic marijuana users, Richard ‘Cheech’ Marin and Tommy Chong. […]

Most Effective SEO Strategies for a Cannabis or CBD Retailer

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In the cannabis industries’ hyper competitive market, a regular, well-designed and informative website is not enough to beat the competition. That being said, putting together effective cannabis SEO strategies for a dispensary is not easy. Leading the competition and expanding your reach on the web, using effective and consistent search engine optimization – that’s what […]

9 Tips to Make Your CBD E-Commerce Business Thrive

The passage of the $867 billion farm bill opens up an entirely new industry. There are tons of new avenues for CBD products to be sold- the biggest & most promising being ecommerce. The passage of the 2019 Farm Bill is good news because it provides a strong safety net for farmers and ranchers, who […]

Seth Rogen Launches Cannabis Company

Long-time collaborators Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg have joined forces with Canopy Growth to launch a cannabis line. Comedian Seth Rogen and filmmaker Evan Goldberg are getting into the recreational cannabis business, announcing on Wednesday the launch of their brand Houseplant in Canada. The new company is a partnership with global cannabis firm Canopy Growth […]

How to Create an Effective Marketing Plan for Your Cannabis or CBD Company

There has never been a more exciting time to launch a cannabis retail business. While explosive growth of the industry continues to motivate many entrepreneurs to enter the retail cannabis space, owners must be prepared to fulfill licensing requirements, find property, seek investment, recruit talent, and address the daily needs of the business. Here’s how […]