7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Cannabis Web Designer

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It can be difficult to find a cannabis web designer that understands your business and what you’re actually looking for when it comes to building a new website. We created a list of 7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Cannabis Web Designer.

In these cases, it’s important to be clear with the designer about what you want and provide them with specific examples of designs you like or even designs that you don’t like.

If they still don’t understand after multiple attempts, it might be time to move on and find another web designer who does understand what you’re looking for. 

By following these simple questions, you will be able to really find the best cannabis web designer for your business. And they’ll be able to help you create a website that not only looks great but also accurately represents your company and its values.

Are you ready? Let’s dive right in!

What To Look For In A Cannabis Web Designer?

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A guy working on his laptop

Cannabis web design is a new and exciting industry, but it’s important to choose a designer who understands the unique needs of the cannabis industry. Here are some things to look for in a cannabis web designer.

1. Cannabis industry experience.

Look for a designer who has worked with other cannabis businesses and understands the unique needs of the cannabis industry.

2. Knowledge of cannabis marketing.

Cannabis marketing is different from traditional marketing. It’s important to really find a designer who understands how to market to cannabis consumers and within the cannabis industry.

3. A portfolio that catches your eye. 

Make sure you take a look at the designer’s portfolio and see if their style is a good match for your business and the vision and goals you have for your organization. 

4. Clear communication.

It’s important to find a designer who can communicate with you easily and who will understand the vision of your cannabis business and your website.

And by keeping these factors in mind, you can be sure to find a cannabis web designer who will create a website that is both stylish and effective. 

How to Find the Perfect Cannabis Web Designer

Finding the Perfect Cannabis Web Designer
Finding the Perfect Cannabis Web Designer

The cannabis industry web design is a unique and specialized industry. In a specialized field, cannabis businesses have specific needs when it comes to their websites, and it’s important to really find a web designer who understands the cannabis industry inside and out. 

Here are a few tips for finding the perfect cannabis web designer.

1. Look for an experienced cannabis web designer in the cannabis industry.

Cannabis web design is different from other types of web design. It’s important to really find someone with experience in the field of cannabis.

2. Check out their portfolios.

When you’re looking at designers, be sure to check out their portfolios to see examples of their previous work. Make sure they have a style that you like and that they’ve done work for other cannabis businesses. 

3. Ask about marketing services.

Many cannabis web designers also offer cannabis marketing services. This can be beneficial if you’re looking to find someone that can help you promote your website and generate traffic for it. 

4. Get referrals.

Ask other cannabis business owners who they use for their websites. They can probably give you some good referrals and actually help you narrow down your search.

By following these tips, you’ll be well on your way to finding the perfect cannabis web designer for your business. 

What Are the Questions to Ask Potential Cannabis Web Designers? 

A woman thinking about the questions that she will ask.
A woman thinking about the questions that she will ask.

The cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing markets in the world, and that growth is really only expected to continue. And as more and more states legalize marijuana for medical and recreational use, there’s an increasing demand for businesses that can provide professional cannabis web design and marketing services.

This is just a natural thing as it continues to grow. When it comes to choosing a web designer for your cannabis business, it’s important to ask the right questions to ensure that they really are a good fit for your needs.

Here are seven questions to ask before hiring a cannabis web designer. 

  1.  What experience do you have in designing websites for the cannabis industry?
  2.  Can you provide examples of your work?
  3.  What do you know about cannabis SEO (search engine optimization)?
  4.  Do you have any experience with cannabis social media marketing?
  5.  What are your rates? Okay, how much do you charge? 
  6.  When will my project be done? 
  7.  Do you have any other services that could benefit my cannabis business? You can ask for all of these on the front end.

Asking these types of questions will help you narrow down your options and choose a web designer who is best suited to help you grow your cannabis business. 

By now, you should know that cannabis web design is a bit different from other web design niches. You will really need to take into account the fact that the target audience is cannabis users. This means that you need to design your website in a way that cannabis users will find easy to use and easy to navigate. 

Tips for Working with a Cannabis Web Designer to Create Your Business’s Website

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Wooden stamps with “HELPFUL TIPS”

1. Know your target audience.

Your main target audience are the cannabis users. Keep this in mind when briefing your web designer. Let him know or let her know exactly who your audience is. 

2. Make sure your content is well-written and engaging.

Cannabis users are looking for information about cannabis products and businesses. Once you’re sure your content is informative and engaging, they’ll just keep coming back to your site or find exactly what they need.

3.  Use engaging visuals.

Cannabis users are visual people. You have to use images and videos to break up your text and keep people interested in what you have to say.

4. Use social media. 

Cannabis users are active on social media, of course, just like everybody else. Always use social media to drive traffic to your website and build up a following of cannabis users who are interested in what you have to say and what your business does. 

Conclusion

As the cannabis industry continues to grow, there’s an increasing demand for businesses that can provide professional cannabis web design and marketing services. By asking the right questions and knowing and following these tips, you’ll be able to really find the perfect designer that fits your needs.

Are you ready to hire a cannabis web designer?

Courtney Clarke

Managing Partner / Lead Web Strategist of QuickPro Digital Marketing

Courtney Clarke is a Managing Partner and the Lead Digital Marketing Strategist at QuickPro Digital Marketing. You can find Courtney on LinkedIn and Instagram.

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