What Makes a Successful Smoke Shop by Alexandra Solis
Tips for greatness.
Smoke shops are now on the rise. With the marijuana industry on the rise, many smoke shops have taken advantage of the situation and completely changed their stereotype. From the creepy shop down the street to every smokers heaven, smoke shops have begun their take over. But what exactly makes them surpass the negative ...
Popular Smoke Shop Products by Alexandra Solis
The in store must haves.
These products are going to be the driving force of your shop. With constant demand, these items are the best to keep in mind when deciding as to what products you should have in store. Listed in no particular order, every product should be seen as a main priority.
Pretty much everyone uses grinders. T...
What to Bring to a Trade Show by Alexandra Solis
You don’t want to be missing anything important.
Since smoking has become more popular in recent years many places have started trade shows. Trade shows are where retailers, wholesalers, and distributors go to show off their products and get buzz about their company. If you’re planning on being part of their exhibits here is a good checklist to...
How Your Smoke Shop Should Look by Alexandra Solis
Appearance does matter.
To quote the infamous Judy Sheindlin, aka Judge Judy, “Keep it simple stupid”. When it comes to your smoke shop it can be very easy to overthink and overanalyze the layout. Sometimes more is more and less is less. You have to find the perfect “just right”. I am going to explain the difference between too much going on ...
Make Your Smoke Shop Stand Out by Alexandra Solis
For all the Right Reasons
With smoke shops no longer having to hide in secrecy, many more shops have begun to come to view. That in mind, with more and more smoke shops opening daily there is an increase in the smoke shop competition. Customers will be going from one shop to the other trying to find the best one where they can get all their sm...
Smoke Shop Employees by Alexandra Solis
And what to look for.
Every smoke shop cannot function with just its owner alone. Bringing in employees will help when there are rushes or the owner cannot be at the shop. But who do you hire? Friends? Family? Random people that apply to the job on Indeed? None of those. Today I am going to teach you how to find yourself the perfect employee.
Smoke Shop Nightmares: Part 1 by Alexandra Solis
Stories of Shutting Down Smoke Shops
From bad owners to bad smoke shops, no one is left behind. In the series of Smoke Shop Nightmares you will learn about shops shutting down and the nightmare that lead to its devastation.
Much to Learn
Long Beach. While everyone enjoys the beach, a terrible secret lingers in one of its local smoke shops. R...
How to Compete with Other Smoke Shops - By Alexandra Solis
Smoke Shop Wars
You just opened shop. Your very own smoke shop. But what you weren’t counting on was your nosey neighbor Norman opening his own smoke shop down the street. He tells a few of his friends to stop by the shop. It starts to look busy. What do you do? Do you run down to his shop, stand in front of his door and roar with ang...
Needs for a Smoke Shop - By Alexandra Solis
How Not to be Just Another Smoke Shop
A basic go-to for Smoke Shops are the corner stores, bad lighting, and sometimes they might look a bit creepy. But do you want a basic smoke shop? NO! You want to own the smoke shop that everyone talks about. The one that is always a go-to for your customers.
Stay on Top of the Game
A strong shop will always ...
How to Start a Smoke Shop - By Alexandra Solis
Think Before You Act
So you want to open a smoke shop. But where do you start? Do you just pick a spot and open up shop? Or is there a better way of starting off? First of all opening a smoke shop is not going to be something easily done overnight.
Federal and State Law
This is the first most important step to take. BE AWARE OF THE LAW. There has ...
How to Make Your Own Rosin Dabs - Manda Schoonover
Rosin is making big waves in the extract community. It beats hydrocarbon extraction in flavor, effect, and potency. And is also free of residual solvents.
You can create your own rosin at home safely and inexpensively. With a high straightener, unbleached parchment paper, and collection tools, you can turn any cannabis flower, kief, or bubb...
Different Kinds of Bongs - Manda Schoonover
Bongs or water pipes are one of the most popular and trending way to smoke cannabis flower. They were discovered during the Vietnam War by American Soldiers.
Bongs come in all shapes and sizes, a classic straight, a modern angled, and many people and companies are now making custom pieces. Straight tubbed bongs are a classic and more popular choi...