Use Content Marketing to Build Credibility & Grow Your Cannabusiness

If you’ve read any of my other columns or heard me speak at various cannabis events, you know I often like to remind people of the old adage: “people do business with people they know, like and trust.” This is obviously not a new concept. Most business owners understand the benefit of building trust with…

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Turn Socializing Into Profit at Networking Events

As a cannabusiness entrepreneur you may be overwhelmed by the insane amounts of conferences and networking events that you are invited to. The idea of networking, schmoozing and handing out business cards can be downright scary and awful for many people.  However, networking when done properly can be the fuel to the fire of your…

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Community Service As A Cannabis Public Relations Tool

When a new business invests in and implements a well thought out and sustained PR effort, the upside or ROI can incredibly valuable. But how do cannabusiness owners who are unable to engage in traditional public relations outreach such as sending samples of their product to various influencers, use PR to their advantage? Community service…

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Building A Cannabis Brand That Stands the Test of Time

As attitudes and policies continue to shift in favor of medical and recreational marijuana, we will see more and more marijuana businesses entering the market place.  Inevitably this means an increase in competition and a greater need for you to appeal to your target audience with a clear and concise brand strategy. Branding is one…

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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Outsource In Your Business?

Last week I wrote a piece about being blacklisted from YouTube and the perils of being an online entrepreneur. Sorry about the ranting and swearing in that post, sometimes you just gotta let it out. In that post I also included a video talking about the importance of asking for help in your business and…

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Getting Blacklisted from YouTube and The Perils of Being An Online Entrepreneur

Warning!  Swearing and ranting…keep reading only if you can deal with such things…   Well it happened and I have no idea why. Yup, just like that my account was terminated on YouTube with no explanation and no warning. But first here is a little background about me and my business. The facts: 1-    I…

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How Long Does It Take To Make Money Online?

When you’re starting out online, it’s a good idea to know how long it will realistically take you to start making money.  After all it’s helpful to know what you’re getting yourself into. Most importantly, you need to get really clear that you will NOT become a millionaire over night. Sorry…the truth hurts. The fact…

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Student Loan Debt Delinquency Is Way Worse Than We Thought

Last week the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (FRBNY) reported that the amount of college grads who are behind on their student loan payments is much higher than we previously thought. Ummm way higher.. Like up from 14% to 27%, with 37 million people owing an average of $23,300. Holy shit! I guess they…

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How Much Does It Really Cost To Start An Online Business?

Our age group is broke.  Jobs are scarce and the student loan bubble is huge.  So it makes sense that young people who are interested in starting an online business are concerned with the start-up costs. In this video I detail exactly how much you need to spend to begin building your online empire. Check…

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If You Want To Be Successful Online, Read A Book!

This video is the first in a series of training videos I made answering your burning questions and the questions you SHOULD be asking about building your online empire. For the love of God I hope you learn something and you’re ready to kick ass online!    

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