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Andre Bourque (@SocialMktgFella) is a cannabis industry media influencer, brand executive and advisor, blockchain marketer, and cannabis columnist. He specializes in cannabis industry partnerships, distribution, and funding. He is a ranked social media marketing and content strategist.

Andre is the managing director of the cannabis division of Miramar Brands, a legacy full-service licensing agency representing Elle Magazine, Target, Kohl’s, Spalding, and other leading brands. We work with cannabis companies to leverage powerful mainstream names in the production of new products, channels, and markets.

Andre is also an executive director of blockchain agency Open, the parent company of ICO Launch Group. We provide an all-in-one solution for startups and companies planning to launch Initial Coin Offerings. We specialize in all aspect of ICO projects from marketing, PR and smart contract development to legal and advisory services. We also help raise funds from private investors, funds, and syndicates.

Andre developed his inbound marketing and social media marketing authority as a consultant and blogger in the tech industry and is frequently listed top 50 social media influencer by Cision, and his blog is listed on the “Ultimate List of Social Media Blogs to Follow.”

Andre has authored over 500 articles as seen in Entrepreneur | Huffington Post | CIO Magazine ComputerWorld |
Social Media Today. He was interviewed by Forbes as the managing editor at Technorati. Andre is a card-carrying member of Souplantation’s Club Veg.

Andre has held technology marketing positions in the aerospace industry, at Sun Microsystems, Intel, several startups, and most recently as the managing editor of Technorati Media.

Andre unabashedly likes okra.

Normand Bourque  (@RamblinBlogger) is Assistant Editor for SocialMarketingFella.com. His main focus is helping small businesses achieve social media success through consultation and management. He has contributed to sites like Huffington Post, Social Media Today and Blogher. Most recently he is a contributor to a local publication called ManchesterInkLink. In his free time, he loves enjoying the outdoors with his family, whether it be camping, hiking, biking or enjoying all the beauty that New Hampshire has to offer.

He loves a great Mac and Cheese and his Wife’s homemade shepherds pie!

He also manages a Facebook Group dedicated to buying and selling used camping and hiking gear.


Have some expertise in today’s marketing strategies and tools, small business, blockchain, cannabis, mobile technology, or the like? We take contributed content and broadly promote it in return.

We’re particularly interested in expert writers of articles on:

  • Blockchain
  • The cannabis industry
  • Cannabis or tech conferences (attending & key learnings)
  • Cannabis industry trends and ideas
  • Social Media
  • Mobile technology
  • Tech startups

Complete your request via this form and include at least three links to your most recent published articles. Submissions without these links will not be considered.