What’s the price of going local?

Three rant posts in a row. That has got to be some kind of record – for Vaping Wern it is, at least. But they say that third time’s a charm, so I’m keeping my fingers crossed that after I get this off my chest, we’ll be back to regular programming (reviews, news, tutorials and…

Of Marketing and Morals: Where Do You Draw The Line? 

Marketing eliquids sure ain’t easy.

It used to be, when the most important factors were the flavor of the juice, the quality of the nicotine and the throat hit that it delivered. If you got those three things tight, then chances are, your eliquid would sell itself.

These days however, all that has changed.

2016 and beyond

If I had a dollar for every time I restarted this blog or posted a promise that “I’m back”, then I’d be swimming in enough money to buy every single mod I’ve ever dreamed of owning by now. It’s true. I’ve posted something like this before. Probably a few years or months ago. And I…

Malaysian vapers in the news, for all the wrong reasons

What happens when a journalist is forced to immerse himself into a culture that he doesn’t understand for the sake of a story? Chances are, he’ll do a little research online first, then he’ll pop into a local vape store to see what the hullabaloo around vaping is all about. That’s exactly what happened recently, but unfortunately,…

An ode to mesh

I really love mesh I use it everyday When I pick up a genny My taste buds know it’s time to play Bold tobacco notes Sing out in their full glory Subtly hinted nuances Complete the tasty harmony Cotton users mull About rewicking every day While mesh heads like me know That our wicks are…

Quitting cigarettes can make you sick…

… before making you feel a hell of a lot better! On a fine March day some nine months ago, I made the executive decision to quit smoking cigarettes and pick up vaping. I managed to quit smoking cigarettes cold turkey, and went 100% with vaping from that day onwards. It took a lot of…

Consumer behavior

Observing lots of vaping related consumer behavior of late. 1) A certain brand of “premium” e liquid has already been on the market for almost a year, but only recently gained traction as “the next best thing” when several retailers started pushing it. Is it because the initial etailer lost their exclusivity? AFAIK, that brand…