In the last year the ecommerce industry has shown record highs. Although this industry is booming, simply having an online store does not mean you will automatically generate sales. You need a marketing plan to acquire customers, and more importantly drive interest. One platform that has a proven track record to drive sales is Instagram. With the rise in online use for both personal and entertainment Instagram has taken a look in the mirror and decided to moving away from its image sharing rooms and pushing video content.
There are so many things small businesses have to worry about and money going in and out should not be one of them. Some people say cash is king, while others swear by credit cards and analytics to stay on top of their business. Still many ask what is the right method to go with? Ultimately the best solution may be different depending on your size, transactions, and who is handling the money.
The cannabis industry is prospering and growing each day. Although, the cannabis industry is growing and evolving into a booming industry like many others it still faces many challenges with financial services. As of June 2020 there were only 695 banks and or credit unions servicing marijuana- related business according to Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). Not only are many cannabis companies facing challenges with financial institutes they are also facing challenges with cannabis being a cashed based business.
Cannabis security is an important part of developing a comprehensive safe business. No mater what part of cannabis you are in from the grower, transportation, or a dispensary, protecting your assets, employees and customers should be top of mind.
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Networking is extremely important in business. Whether you are breaking into a new industry or a long term member, relationships and networking have proven to be invaluable. There are many different ways to build relationships with in the industry from meetups and happy hours, to conferences. Although, these events are quite different they share some of the key networking aspects many business leaders are looking for.
By popular demand, we have created a community online gathering to walk you through the big scary chart that brings all of the cannatech elements together for the technology workflow of a normal dispensary. This is based on the August 2021 CannaTech Corner column at Marijuana Venture magazine. So many cannabis professionals were asking “how does it all work” that we published the column and you are welcome to attend this complimentary online event.
With technology moving so quickly, it is important to make sure your customers businesses have the right technology pieces in place. A Point of Sales system or POS is one of the most critical pieces in the operational puzzle. This system provides retailers a all-in-one solution to a multitude of everyday issues.
It’s back to the future when it comes to business development and innovation in the cannabis technology space. With in-person business gatherings returning, several readers have asked “Where can I meet cannabis technology influencers?” The cannabis industry is...
Props to Henry Finkelstein at Cannabis Big Data for bringing a purpose-built, hands-on and first-to-market “earned” certification in cannabis analytics withhis Cannabis Retail Data Mastery program. I recently audited the six-week, 13-session certification series and...