Cannabis

social media influencer disclosure

Social Media Influencers: When To Disclose

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Updated FTC Guidance on Influencer Marketing Disclosure Updated July 13, 2023   The FTC's job is to preserve consumer trust. When the FTC adds clarity to its regulations, the purpose is usually to make the guidelines more clear, and…
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3 Tips for Cannabis Companies New to PR

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Cannabis businesses who are new to PR have a lot of decisions to make. Many of our clients have never hired a cannabis PR agency before and the process can seem daunting.At Avaans we work with a lot of hyper-growth or early stage companies in…
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8 Essential PR Components for a Successful IPO

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I was on a webinar presented by Morgan Stanley and PwC about preparing for an IPO - and something struck me - there was optimism, and the organizations were signaling their faith in the return of IPOs, soon. 2023 has been an IPO graveyard, but…
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Holiday Success: Leveraging Cannabis CPG Brand PR

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The holiday season offers an excellent chance for cannabis consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands. It is an opportunity to increase visibility, connect with customers, and increase sales. So what is the roadmap for holiday success leveraging cannabis…
PR for Pre-IPO companies
Purpose Driven Public Relations

How to Decide When Choosing PR, Marketing or Branding Agency?

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At Avaans,  we offer those services to our clients, but sometimes we find our clients think they need one thing when what they actually need is another. So what's the difference and when should you use each as a strategy. In truth, your…