Running a Business

Marketing

Gary Vee Has Some Important Advice for Cannabis Entrepreneurs

The marketing guru says your brand is your protector, content is king, and slow and steady wins the race.
risk management

How Risk Management Can Make Marijuana Businesses Bulletproof (or at Least Bullet Resistant)

Many ordinary risk management tools are unavailable to cannabis entrepreneurs because of federal prohibition.
Legal Marijuana

Licensing Snafu Could Cost California Cannabis Growers Thousands in Lost Revenue, Possible Shutdowns

California is the world's largest legal marijuana market but nobody is claiming it is the best regulated.
Small Businesses

Small Businesses Face 6 Challenges in the Weed Market

There are many opportunities in the legal weed market but challenges abound for small businesses.
Starting a Business

Consciousness and Competency Are the Building Blocks of Your Dispensary Business

Success running a dispensary requires boldly jumping in without kidding yourself about how much you don't know.
Technology

Best Cannabis Software for Seed-to-Sale Tracking

The best cannabis software for following legal weed's complicated web of regulations.
Legal Marijuana

3 Compliance Risks Cannabis Dispensary Owners Can Eliminate Right Now

Compliance with cannabis regulations, regardless of what state, is a job all of its own.
Cannabis Insider

Over 2 Billion Served: How This Cannabis Company Got There

SLANG Worldwide Co-Founder, Billy Levy, talks about his journey from a small Canadian grow to a ganja Goliath.
Market Research

5 New Cannabis Trends You Need to Know

Looking to break into the cannabis business? New research points to the hot areas of growth.
Marketing

3 Fast Ways To Get Good Press

Whether you're a publicist or a brand ambassador, these tips will improve your chances of getting your emails returned.
Dispensing Advice

9 Ways to Be a Better Budtender

Budtenders may be low on the totem pole but their importance as first responders can't be overlooked.
Reputation Management

Building Reputational Capital Is a Must for Succeeding as a Cannabis Brand

Customers can buy whatever you sell from somebody else. They'll decide based on your reputation.
Banking

Your Cannabis Company Can Get a Bank Account but Not Easily

Opening an account is challenging but in many states banks are increasingly accepting deposits from of cannabis companies.
Alternative Financing

This Is How to Finance Cannabis Oil Extraction Equipment and Keep All Your Equity

Lenders specialized in financing cannabis processing are an alternative to venture funding that typically costs you equity in your own company.