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A Beginners Guide to Pod Vaping Kits

A Beginners Guide to Pod Vaping Kits

Vaping is expanding across the globe and there are several ways one can vape. Right now, vape pod systems seem to be the best way to vape. The global e-cigarette and vape market size within the United States was 12.41 billion last year and it is expected to expand at a revenue-based 24% from 2020 to 2027. And yes, that is billion with a B! There is an obvious and overwhelming demand for vaping products and vaping accessories. The demand is so huge that it can become overwhelming, especially when vaping products- such as pod vaping kits– seem to be popping up within in the market place almost daily. But how do you buy a pod vaping system? What are the features to look for? If you keep reading, you will discover the answers are simple and clear.

To vape simply means someone is using an e-cigarette, which is a battery-operated device. There is evidence and a general societal consensus that e-cigarettes, or vaping, are a safe alternative to smoking cigarettes. In fact, vaping is so popular that the large tobacco companies have introduced vape products, vape pods, and other vaping devices to keep up with customer demand. Pod vaping kits, such as the DISC by Vapeshot, are among the emerging e-cigarette technologies, along with squonk mods, that are becoming more and more popular. Vaping pods are inexpensive and usually easy to use when you purchase the right product for your lifestyle.

A vape pod is a two-part system. The pod portion is filled with vape juice. This pod portion of the system usually snaps into a small battery. Vape pod systems are pre-filled. In some cases, the systems offer refillable designs. The older, more antiquated,  vape pod system products have power buttons. More advanced and consumer-friendly systems offer on-demand touch use. The question you need to answer for yourself when seeking out to buy a vape pod system is which type is the best for you. Do you work? Do you live with someone else who doesn’t vape? Are you working in an office or with the general public? Take an inventory of your lifestyle and your vaping needs to decide if a vape pod system is truly for you. Once you decide you need something more discreet than an e-cigarette, the next set of questions are something you should also consider.

Vape pod systems fit into anyone’s everyday routine. But do you like the feel of an e-cigarette vs. a different type of device? Regardless if you are employed, if you attend school, or if you work from home, vaping doesn’t have to be noticeable or intrusive to one’s everyday routine. Some people do want to sit down outside or inside and puff on an e-cigarette that is noticeable. There is nothing wrong with this. However, most people decide to be more discreet with their vaping habits.

Vape pod systems offer the convenience and the technology that makes for a better vaping experience. Convenience is something to consider. How big a pod system is should help customers understand which vape products will work best for them. People should consider how big or small the pod is, one that fits in the palm of one’s hand is best. Smaller vape pod systems hold an advantage because they make vaping barely noticeable and these systems are able to be utilized everywhere without creating sometimes unwarranted attention.  The smaller the vape pod system, the better.

Strong and continuous use is another consideration consumers need to give when seeking out to buy a vape pod system. Not all vaping systems are created equal. There are some rather large and expensive systems and some rather small systems that are more affordable. While size matters and the smaller system, the better for discreet use, people also need to consider how often they will need to refill the smaller systems.

A downside of using small vape pod systems is the continuous need to refill the juice cartridge. You should consider how many times a system will require a refill. Why? Refills that are in constant demand for replacement are costly. They are also a hassle for consumers to have to keep buying online or in-store and then replacing throughout the day or even every other day. 

People looking to buy a vape system need to consider how much time they will spend ordering or driving to buy refills and the cost of buying several vape refills, too. An industry standard as a truly convenient and functional vaping product will offer a couple of hundred vape puffs. Any refill offering less is considered a superior product. Considering how much e-cig juice is a factor when looking to buy vape pod systems. If the refill pod doesn’t hold a lot of product, refills and the puff amounts will be limiting and create more headaches. Vaping using a pod system should be hassle-free.

People often do not factor design into why they will select one vaping system over another, but how something looks and design functionality are important.  People don’t run out and buy ugly cars or ugly shoes. They also don’t want to be holding an unattractive vape pod. Think about design when buying a vape pod system. We, as consumers, buy phone covers, purses, and wallets that reflect our personalities and have attractive designs. We are creatures of habit and looking for a slick design in a vape pod system, while not a top factor, should still by a considering when buying vape products.

The amount of nicotine, or lack of nicotine, for the vape product is important, too. Some people want to ingest small amounts of nicotine while other people are looking to vape without any nicotine ingestion. What juice products are available to pair alongside a vape pod system is extremely important. When comparison shopping, vapers need to look at what types of products can be used in the system, the flavors available, and the amount (or lack thereof) of nicotine.

Cleaning a vape pod system is important. When purchasing any type of vaping pod, how much time it takes to clean the system and ensure there is no bacteria on or within the system has to be considered. Vape pod systems are popular because they are very easy to care for. Vape pod systems often do not require any regular maintenance. People don’t have to replace them often and the cleaning regime requires very little commitment. Pod systems for vaping usually require a simple wipe down with an antibacterial wipe to keep it clean. That’s it. It is affordable, simple and easy to do. How often you wipe down the vape pod system is completely based on the consumer’s preference and common sense.

Finally, when you want to buy and use a vape pod system, the technology behind vape pod system is very important. You want to look for innovative technology that makes the vaping process easy. Different pod systems for vaping are developed with different ways to take in the product but also how easy it is to really use on-the-go. When vaping, most people are on the move and don’t want to fiddle with pressing buttons or navigating a complex system.

Touch activation is a great feature to look for when using any vape pod system. Another way technology does benefit vaping products, especially vape pod systems, is battery life. Most people like to have wireless charging as an added feature when buying a vape pod system. If you want to buy a vaping system, like a pod, look for products that included value adds, such as USB cords that are included and do not have to be purchased separately. Again, innovation with included accessories that fit the work / homelife culture when vaping is a plus as is forward-thinking technology, like touch activated vape products.

Consumers should do their research to avoid buying products for vaping that sound or look to good to be true. Doing one’s research, such as reading the reviews of vape products and online vape retailers, can help potential customers avoid any product pitfalls. Customer service contact information should always be accessible when researching a vaping company before any single vaping purchase is made.

Using vape pod systems is very beneficial for those who like to vape, regardless of the reason. What pod system you buy and what features are available make all the difference in the world when it comes to the vaping experience.  How often the product has to be refilled, how many vaping puffs are available in a refill, how long the battery lasts and pricepoint need to also be considered when buying and using any vaping product. Also, consumers need to consider the maintenance commitment, how the vape pod system charges, the availability of value-added accessories with any started packs or vape deals, and how solid the brand of the online vape store is. Does the vaping store have good reviews and public contact information are two of the questions that should be answered?

Vaping and vape pod systems are a growing industry. With more people quitting smoking and leaning on vaping technology to open up their vaping options, the market will flourish on a global level.  Remember, innovation is always key, as is the quality of the product and how it can better your vaping experience.

Tanya Vece
Tanya Vece started out as a freelance writing intern for the television show "Saturday Night Live" and contributing entertainment pieces for The Steamboat Local in Colorado. She opened up her public relations firm, Gossip Media, in 2002. She worked to help Robert Downey, Jr. with the Silver Lake drug rehabilitation initiative. Tanya Vece started The Horse Chronicles online magazine in 2002. The magazine ran until 2008. Vece was the ONLY independent magazine to be credentialed by CNN to cover the Democratic convention in Las Vegas, as well as to be invited to cover the International Press Awards hosted by James Cameron and Alec Baldwin. She interviewed everyone from her friend Zach Galifianakis to Bumblefoot of Guns N' Roses. She also covered The Red Hot Chili Peppers, U2, and more.