3 Reasons Why We Need A Special Cannabis Influencer Platform

  1. Limited Paid Promotion Services. Working at a cannabis company puts big challenges in front of marketing in the digital world. Facebook and Instagram have the biggest audiences and most efficient advertising services, attracting cannabis businesses. But these two platforms have made it impossible for cannabis companies to have the same advertising rights as other industries. Read More …

Influencer Marketing: Social Media Trends Today

Influencer is a new buzzword in the marketing world, and a lucrative tool in the business world today. Influencer marketing is a marketing tool for increasing awareness, shaping brand image and reputation through an individual recognized to be an expert in a demographic niche. The popularity of the “influencer” search term in Google rose over Read More …

What’s Better Than The Size of Your Audience?

The simple statistic that most people use when looking at social media is the number of followers. It is the lingua franca of news reporting and self-aggrandizement. But it is a statistic that is misleading and easily manipulated, especially when there are so many software tools to grow followers for a price (SocialEnvy.com, in Instagram, Read More …

CANNABIS SECTOR APPS SOCIAL MEDIA TRACTION – JANUARY 2016

January 2016 Traction Report NEWS OF THE MONTH This month we initiated tracking of Social High. Leafly updated its iOS app on 1/13/2016. MassRoots updated its iOS app on 1/12/2016. MassRoots updated its Android app on 1/21/2016 Social High updated its Android app on 1/20/2016. MassRoots Instagram account was disabled. THIS MONTH’S LEADERS MassRoots leads Read More …

Maryland Medical Cannabis License Applications

Recently the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission released a list  of applications for licenses to grow, process and dispense cannabis in Maryland.  We reduced this list to an Excel spreadsheet and consolidated the applicant names on a linked table with summary columns for type of application and total application fees.  Two hundred seventy-five unique applicants are Read More …

CANNABIS SECTOR APPS SOCIAL MEDIA TRACTION – DECEMBER 2015

December 2015 Traction Report NEWS OF THE MONTH Weedmaps Instagram account is deleted repetitively. MassRoots updated its iOS app on 12/17/2015. HighThere  updated its iOS app on 12/15/2015. Leafly update its iOS app on 12/10/2015. CannaSOS updated its android app on November 17, 2015. HighThere updated its android app on December 15, 2015. Wheresweed updated Read More …

CANNABIS SECTOR APPS SOCIAL MEDIA TRACTION – OCTOBER 2015

October 2015 Traction Report This month we initiated coverage of Flow Kana, PotBox and Leaf Buyer. We changed track of iOS reviews from reviews of current versions of app to reviews for all versions. All the statistics for  website metrics are taken from Alexa.com. Click on link above to view PDF with full table, charts and graphs. Read More …

CANNABIS SECTOR APPS SOCIAL MEDIA TRACTION – SEPTEMBER 2015

September 2015 Traction Report This month we initiated coverage of BlazeNow, Cashinbis, WebJoint, WeedDepot and WeedEverWorld. Dave, DispensaryWeed, IMarijuanaAuctions, Kush World and Sesh App were eliminated from our list because their accounts could not be found in most social media we cover or have insignificant metrics.   We continue to monitor them for signs of Read More …