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Franchising in the Cannabis Industry

Franchising in the Cannabis Industry

Franchising in the cannabis industry has been gaining widespread interest over the past few years. Today, Cannabiz Media is tracking a growing number of licensed cannabis franchise businesses in the Cannabiz Intelligence business intelligence base.

Is Federally Legal Marijuana Coming Soon?

Is Federally Legal Marijuana Coming Soon?

Financial pressures, public opinion, social inequity, and public safety could lead to federal cannabis legalization sooner than many people previously expected.

Cannacurio #47 – Software Stack Summer 2021

Cannacurio #47 – Software Stack Summer 2021

The number of companies in the cannabis software stack continued to grow during Covid. Learn the key findings and see which brands are big and where in the new Cannabis Software Stack Summer 2021 report.

How B2B Sales and Marketing Teams Use Email and CRM to Get Leads, Close Deals and Reduce Churn

How B2B Sales and Marketing Teams Use Email and CRM to Get Leads, Close Deals and Reduce Churn

Email marketing and CRM are essential to the success of cannabis and cannabis-related businesses today because they work together to help your sales and marketing teams do four critical things.

5 B2B Sales Tools to Sell to Cannabis License Holders

5 B2B Sales Tools to Sell to Cannabis License Holders

Today, closing B2B sales in the cannabis industry is dependent on two things – persistence and engagement. In a post-pandemic world, you need sales tools to help you find, prioritize, and communicate with prospects’ rapidly changing expectations and preferences. 

Visit Cannabiz Media at Booth #214 During Cannabis Conference

Visit Cannabiz Media at Booth #214 During Cannabis Conference

In addition to educational seminars, a vendor exhibit hall featuring nearly 150 exhibitors (including Cannabiz Media at Booth #214), and numerous networking opportunities, the 2021 Cannabis Conference will include the Cannabis Leadership Awards rewards reception. 

Cannabis Industry B2B Sales Outreach Tactics that Work

Cannabis Industry B2B Sales Outreach Tactics that Work

Cannabis industry B2B sales outreach can be challenging, particularly for anyone selling products and services with long sales cycles. Here are some proven ways to improve your sales with tactics that work in the cannabis industry.

10 Ways CRM Can Boost Your Cannabis or Cannabis-Related Business

10 Ways CRM Can Boost Your Cannabis or Cannabis-Related Business

More than nine out of 10 businesses with 10 or more employees (91%) now use customer relationship management (CRM) software according to CRM Magazine. That’s because it’s extremely difficult to stay competitive in any industry today without a CRM strategy and system in place, and the data proves it.

Social Media Sales Tactics for B2B Audiences in the Cannabis Industry

Social Media Sales Tactics for B2B Audiences in the Cannabis Industry

Research shows 78% of salespeople engaged in social selling outsell their peers who don’t use social selling, and social sellers are 51% more likely to achieve their sales quotas.

The High Cost of Cannabis Licenses in Connecticut

The High Cost of Cannabis Licenses in Connecticut

Getting into the cannabis industry as a license holder in Connecticut isn't cheap. Let’s take a look at the fees businesses and individuals have to pay to be a part of the Connecticut cannabis industry.

What Consumers Want from CBD Brands

What Consumers Want from CBD Brands

CBD products have exploded in popularity in recent years, and new brands seem to be entering the market every week. However, the oversaturation of CBD brands is making it more challenging for consumers to know what to buy and where to buy it. 

Visit Cannabiz Media at CannaCon Midwest Chicago

Visit Cannabiz Media at CannaCon Midwest Chicago

If you’re attending CannaCon Midwest Chicago, stop by booth #705 to chat with the Cannabiz Media team and see the Cannabiz Media License Database in action.

How to Learn about State Cannabis Laws and Licensing Rules

How to Learn about State Cannabis Laws and Licensing Rules

There are a number of websites that keep updated information about state cannabis laws and rules. That means you don’t necessarily have to visit each state’s regulatory websites and read through pages and pages of legal code to get the information you need.

Georgia Announces Winners of 6 Medical Marijuana Licenses

Georgia Announces Winners of 6 Medical Marijuana Licenses

Georgia finally announces the six winners of these vertically integrated licenses. Only two Multi-State Operators (MSOs) won while key companies lost out entirely. Lawsuits are expected to be filed.

Cannabiz Media Client Spotlight – Gold Leaf Packaging

Cannabiz Media Client Spotlight – Gold Leaf Packaging

Cannabiz Media recently spoke with David Rula, founding partner of Gold Leaf Packaging, to learn more about how he and his team use the Cannabiz Media License Database to support their sales and business growth initiatives.

How to Keep up with Cannabis Industry News

How to Keep up with Cannabis Industry News

So much is changing in the cannabis industry that it can be challenging to keep up with the latest national and state-by-state laws and business insights. Here are a dozen great blogs, podcasts, newsletters, and daily alerts that can help you stay up-to-date in this continually evolving industry.

How to Use Identity Guidelines to Protect Your Cannabis Brand

How to Use Identity Guidelines to Protect Your Cannabis Brand

Cannabis businesses and cannabis-related businesses must start competing at the brand level if they want to capture significant market share. In other words, you need to define your cannabis brand based on the 7 P’s of branding ...

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 37 with David Rula of Gold Leaf Packaging

Cannacurio Podcast Episode 37 with David Rula of Gold Leaf Packaging

Gold Leaf Packaging founding partner David Rula joins Ed Keating to talk about how the company sprang up in Alabama to become a nationwide distributer, how they're able to stand apart in the cannabis industry, how they utilize the Cannabiz Media database, and more!