Cannabis Branding Expert Patrick Toste of Highopes
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Meet Cannabis Industry Branding Expert Patrick Toste of Highopes

Cannabis Industry Branding Expert Patrick Toste Urges Cannabis Brands to Cherish Your Customers and Rethink Instagram In an ongoing series this year, we'd like you to get to know some of the fantastic companies and people we've had a chance…
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3 Tips for Cannabis PR Success

Achieving cannabis PR success is possible -Now is a great time to take stock to define what success looks like. With the hectic tradeshow season behind us for the year, you're probably sitting down to do some planning for next year (finally!) If…
Cannabis Agency
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Should You Hire In-House or Cannabis Agency for Marketing and PR?

What do big cannabis brands and cannabis start-up entrepreneurs have in common? They're all asking one another, should I hire a cannabis agency or should I hire an in-house team? They're asking themselves this question against a wild backdrop…
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CBD Marketing & PR: Don't Let Hemp Seed Oil Steal Your Thunder

You know it: CBD beauty marketing is competitive. We've all seen it, it's a thing, especially in the beauty industry: big-name players with big budgets purposely confusing consumers with hemp seed oil to take advantage of the CBD beauty marketing…
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Turning Cannabis Event Marketing into Public Relations Opportunities

As of today, there are 108 cannabis tradeshows and expos around the world listed on our conference resource. It's near impossible to go to them all and more importantly when you do choose one,  how do you turn an event into a PR opportunity?   We're…
Cannabis PR Crisis Planning Primo PR
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5 Steps to Cannabis PR Crisis Planning

For most cannabis brands, it's not a matter of IF there will be a cannabis PR crisis, it's a matter of when. The cannabis industry is in it's most nacsent stages. The regulations are ever-changing, the research is emerging and the deals are…
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The Highs & Lows of Cannabis Social Media

There are some winning examples of cannabis social media - some things to think about if yours isn't one-YET.
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What Cannabis Businesses Need To Learn From Consumer Brands - Fast

The stats are in: cannabis is the next "big" economy. Cannabis sales topped $6.7B in 2016 and by 2020, California's cannabis market alone will top that number. Not too long ago, "marketing" to cannabis users was an easy proposition, there…
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How Much Should You Spend on Cannabis Marketing?

How much should you use for cannabis marketing budgets? You can see the cannabis market changing daily and yet we haven't even reached anywhere close to a zenith in cannabis purchases. It's easy to be lulled into thinking that a growing market…
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How to Inspire Advocates in Cannabis Marketing

Marketing to influencers and advocates is all the rage, fueled in large part by social media. In cannabis marketing, it's particularly important. But if you've ever developed a campaign with influencers and/or advocates, you know it can be…