December 15, 2016 | by Staff
There's no doubt that social media has revolutionized and heavily influenced the way people shop and communicate online today. Many savvy cannabis related businesses are realizing just how important it is to have an online presence that includes social excellence in all the top media. The most popular social media platforms for the cannabis industry are Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram, although some use Pinterest as well.
Let’s have a look at the top ten cannabis brands who are getting social. For this list, we considered not only the number of followers, but also the level of interactions and influence each carries as suggested by google analytics.
High Times Magazine is considered by many to be the go-to place for all you need to know about cannabis. With close to 6 million followers you can be sure what you put on their pages will be read. Their main audience are lovers of the cannabis culture and the magazine has a social media presence on almost every platform you can think of. Be it Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, their app or their website, High Times Magazines has a solid social media presence.
Think about an influencer in the cannabis industry and think about MagicalButter.com. This company is known for making butter from cannabis (also known as cannabutter), changing the way people think about cannabis as well as actively engaging with their social media followers. In this interactive community, their followers seem to hang on to their every word. There is no question why Magicalbutter.com is listed among the top influencers in the cannabis industry as it relates to social media.
Cannabis - 1 / Pain - 0 ;) pic.twitter.com/PbQbkR8O3B— MagicalButter (@MagicalButter) November 25, 2016
Cannabis Culture is next on our list, with most of its social media attention geared towards twitter. With over 18,000 followers on its twitter account and 2.9 million followers and eve more likes on its Facebook account, CannabisCulture is a go to influencer in the industry. They also have a magazine and other social media platforms where their customers can engage with them.
Hail Mary Jane can be considered a social media superstar whose aim is to provide awareness about the medical benefits of cannabis. They are officially a cannabis culture blog and their mission is to show the world that stoners can be productive and make meaningful contributions to society. Their engagement with their followers is very high (pun intended) and they keep their audience up to date with all the latest cannabis related happenings - like the upcoming 2016 MJBIZConference.
Master Bong is a Facebook celebrity when it comes to cannabis and it's use. The site is run by Master Gong himself and he is known for creating unique devices to smoke as well as fun interviews and reviews. His Instagram and YouTube channel are very popular but when it comes to social media engagement, it is his Facebook account that shines the brightest. He even has a weekly ‘fan of the week’ contest. Let’s just say Master Bong knows what is followers need and he is not afraid to give it to them.
Cannabis News wastes no time when it comes on to giving you the most up to date information as it relates to the cannabis industry. They have over been online since 1998 and have rightfully earned their reputation as being one of the best places on the web to get cannabis related news. With over 196,000 followers on twitter, it is clear that people want to hear what they have to say.
Colorado's Marijuana Industry Is an Economic Powerhouse - https://t.co/3W1RzYnasI— Cannabis News (@CannabisNews) November 26, 2016
Stoner Days is a one stop shop for all things marijuana. They have a blog, pictures, stoner apparel, even news reports that are relevant to the marijuana industry. All their content is professionally done and reliable. There are a little over 200,000 followers on their Instagram account right now and they do have other social media accounts as well.
Cloud Vape as taken Instagram and Pinterest by storm with its visual presence. There offer attractive and enticing photos that make room for your imagination to grow. The beautiful photos and engaging meme make Cloud Vape a twitter account to follow.
Toke of the Town is exactly as the name suggests. A wealth of information that you will be afraid to miss on anything that is cannabis related. Their regular and relevant tweets makes their Twitter account one to follow and will give you something to talk about.
G Pen by Grenco Science is simply a beautiful cannabis information source. The wealth and quality of the information are next to none as it promotes not only recreational but the medical usage of cannabis. They have changed the game as to how vaporizer manufacturers are viewed on social media platforms. They are without a doubt a great source to follow on Facebook for your cannabis information.
Social media has not only changed the way persons look and talk about cannabis, it is now also being used as a great source to access a wealth of information from not only advocates but also persons who are passionate about the usage of cannabis for both recreational and medical purposes.
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