Vape Radio 71: Vaping Super Star Grimm Green Shares Thoughts on Hardwarel!

February 22, 2016

To say that I’m jazzed about today’s show is an understatement!At VAPE radio and VapeMentors we are proud to know some of the most amazing people that we call friends. Today you’ll be hearing from one of them.

His name is Nick Green, but you may know him by his nickname “Grimm.” He’s been part of our VAPE U classes and we interviewed him last year, which I referenced in our call if you’d like to check out show #43.

What started as a brief 20-minute call went much longer and we actually broke up our conversation into two parts. Today is part I. So with that as my intro, let’s rock!


What you’ll hear today:

 

  • Grimm started posting on YouTube in 2009 when they were the“Dark Ages”
  • Tobacco can be difficult to kick 100%, so you should always be aware of the temptation
  • How Grimm decides on which products to review
  • If he finds an inferior product, he will share the bad and the good
  • Grimm likes the Herakles Plus Sub-Ohm TC Tank by Sense, but was annoyed at their release of a slightly modified and calling them all different
  • He also is a fan of the (US made) Dotmod Petri Atomizer, but they are expensive
  • The Mutation X RDA Rebuildable Atomizer by Indulgence is a cheap and original Chinese product
  • The Kennedy Vapor Ruby Mod is very high quality; Grimm loves it!

Talking points:

 

 

 

 

  • Hardware manufacturers are still calling minor upgrades a“new version”
  • Manufacturers: find ONE model that offers the best of several others
  • We have developed into a nation of connoisseurs who will spend “top dollar” ($200 plus) for a mod

Sometakeaways:

 

 

 

 

  • He prefers to review products that he would like to use or buy himself and does not solicit from manufacturers
  • American manufacturers have a hard time competing on price
  • Clones are more rare as Chinese companies are developing their own products
  • Hardware prices are going down. Who changed the game? Jayboand their collaborator, Wismec who released the Reuleaux. It retails for about$40-$50 but rocks! A good deal compared to the Vaporflask product.
  • We asked: What are the top products that all vape shops should carry?: Nick likes the Innokin line because they are geared to SMOKERS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Part II will be posting shortly.


Some good news and stats: January, 2016 was our second best month ever for downloads, with 131,847, a great start for a brand new year! For all of 2015 we finished with almost 822,000.

Today’s show is sponsored by www.VapeGenie.com. If you want to team up with the company that has the newest products first, these are your guys.

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Before we leave I want to offer you all a great opportunity. Would you like to get your product,service or message in front of our targeted vaping audience?

Vape Radio is the#1 vape radio show in the world with more than 1.2 million downloads, and over 120,000 unique views a month. We were one of the TOP TEN business podcasts of 2015 on Podbean and beat out more than 130,000 other shows. For just $750 you get your company integrated within THREE shows and we’re looking for TWO moreadvertisers to fill our spots; how about you! Contact norm@vapementors.com.

 

Today’s show is sponsored by “Your E-liquids.” Are you a retail shop without your own house line?Do you already have your own liquids but lack consistency or confidence that they are offering you a product you can stand behind?

 

Your E-liquids offers you a turn-key 8-week program to develop your own line and includes help with marketing, branding and expansion into a wholesale channel if you wish.

 

For information contact me here at Vape radio, at norm@vapementors.com

 

We’re offering a free webinar series on how to open a vape shop and will cover the Essentials and also offer a Masters course. If you are not on our mailing list, visit VapeMentors.com and sign up.

 

Future shows will offer our new program called 2016Vape Industry Survival Guide and coming up soon is an interview with our old bud, Grimm Green. We’ll be talking about vaping products to sell as well as to buy.

 

Would you like to get your product, service or message infront of our targeted vape audience?

 

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Vape Radio is the #1 vape radio show in the world with more than 1.2 million downloads, and over 120,000 unique views a month. We were one of the TOP TEN business podcasts of 2015 on Podbean and beat out more than 130,000 other shows. For just $750 you get your company integrated within THREE shows and we’re looking for TWO more advertisers to fill our spots; how about you! Contact norm@vapementors.com

 

A podcast is a free downloadable audio show that enables you to learn while you’re on the go.  To subscribe to my podcast for free, you’ll need an app to listen to the show from.

 

For iPhone/iPad/iPod listeners – Grab your device of choice, hit iTunes, and find “VAPE Radio.” You can download the free ApplePodcasts App and subscribe within. Every time I produce a new episode, you’ll get it downloaded right on your iDevice.

 

For Android listeners – Download the Stitcher Radio app(free) and search for “VAPE Radio.”  

 

For podcast lovers – If you already listen to podcasts and have a favorite directory that you are listening to right now, just hit the“subscribe” button and new shows will be added as we post them.

 

If you don’t have a mobile device – You can always listen to the show by clicking the audio file at the top of this page.  Just bookmark us!

 

Review us!

 

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If you post a review we’ll send you a free digital copy ofmy book, Vapreneur!

 

That’s it for show #71, so until next time, Vape On!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Vape Radio 70: The Most Common Questions We Get, PLUS Events & More!

February 8, 2016

Today’s show will update you on the state of the market in many sectors, so let’s get started with events.

 

We’ve seen lots of changes in the events space over the past few years. Just until mid-year, we have almost 30, including “middle America” areas like Western PA, Wichita, KS, Charlotte, NC, and St. Charles, IL. We also have the customary hot spots like Miami, Las Vegas and Southern California.

 

I recently attended one that created a new space and was a REAL B2B event, called Vape Shop Events, a sort of speed dating for vaping. Here’s some details and we’ll have a show on this in a few weeks.

 

 

  • It’s by invite only
  • Promoter pay for buyers to attend
  • Everyone eats together and meets face to face for 20 minutes
  • Next one: Park City, UT in April
  • They’ve been doing this for over a decade in different industries

I was introduced to tobacco free nicotine (synthetic nicotine) and was intrigued and excited about the possibilities of a more pure form of nicotine. We’ll have a show on that coming up, too.

 

We’ll be spending a lot of time on liquids on VAPE Radio. WHY? Because you’ll see a huge shake up in this sector for quite some time.

 

We get lots of questions here at VapeMentors and VAPE radio and I thought I’d address some of the most common ones:

 

 

  1. What kind of permits and license do you need to 1) start a liquid co. and 2) open a shop?
  2. Is it too late to get into the business or has that opportunity passed?
  3. How can I be sure that the liquid I buy is not tainted? TESTING

All these answers are inside our show!

 

Some good news and stats: January, 2016 was our second best month ever for downloads, with 131,847, a great start for a brand new year! For all of 2015 we finished with almost 822,000.

 

Today’s show is sponsored by www.VapeGenie.com. If you want to team up with the company that has the newest products first, these are your guy 

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I cannot express my thanks strongly enough to our new followers as well as our seasoned vets. Our commitment to you this year is to continue to provide up to date information on the things you want to know about, and especially to support the spirit and success of Vapreneurs worldwide.

What you’ll hear today:

 

 

  • Update on events
  • A NEW style show is launched
  • Synthetic nicotine may be ready for prime time

Talking points:

 

 

  • There is ALWAYS room for innovators!

Some takeaways:

 

 

  • There’s a show CLOSE to you, so go!

Today’s show is sponsored by “Your E-liquids.” Are you a retail shop without your own house line? Do you already have your own liquids but lack consistency or confidence that they are offering you a product you can stand behind?

 

Your E-liquids offers you a turn-key 8-week program to develop your own line and includes help with marketing, branding and expansion into a wholesale channel if you wish.

 

For information contact me here at Vape radio, at norm@vapementors.com

 

We’re offering a free webinar series on how to open a vape shop and will cover the Essentials and also offer a Masters course. If you are not on our mailing list, visit VapeMentors.com and sign up.

 

Future shows will offer our new program called 2016 Vape Industry Survival Guide and coming up soon is an interview with our old bud, Grimm Green. We’ll be talking about vaping products to sell as well as to buy.

 

Would you like to get your product, service or message in front of our targeted vape audience?

 

Vape Radio is the #1 vape radio show in the world with more than 1.2 million downloads, and over 120,000 unique views a month. We were one of the TOP TEN business podcasts of 2015 on Podbean and beat out more than 130,000 other shows. For just $750 you get your company integrated within THREE shows and we’re looking for TWO more advertisers to fill our spots; how about you! Contact norm@vapementors.com

A podcast is a free downloadable audio show that enables you to learn while you’re on the go.  To subscribe to my podcast for free, you’ll need an app to listen to the show from.

For iPhone/iPad/iPod listeners – Grab your device of choice, hit iTunes, and find “VAPE Radio.” You can download the free Apple Podcasts App and subscribe within. Every time I produce a new episode, you’ll get it downloaded right on your iDevice.

 

For Android listeners – Download the Stitcher Radio app (free) and search for “VAPE Radio.”  

 

For podcast lovers – If you already listen to podcasts and have a favorite directory that you are listening to right now, just hit the “subscribe” button and new shows will be added as we post them.

 

If you don’t have a mobile device – You can always listen to the show by clicking the audio file at the top of this page.  Just bookmark us!

Review us!

 

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If you post a review we’ll send you a free digital copy of my book, Vapreneur!

 

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