21 Dispensary Marketing & Advertising Ideas To Increase Sales

21 Actionable Ideas To Market Your Cannabis Dispensary & Increase Sales Influenced Sales $ 0 MM+ Dispensary Campaigns Launched 0 + Doing Marketing For Local Retail Dispensaries Is Not For The Weak Or Faint Hearted Why read this?  We wrote this to help the marketing teams at local dispensaries come up with ideas they could […]

Dispensary Advertising Reference Guide

A Reference Guide to Advertising Your Cannabis Dispensary Effective advertising is often a difficult strategy for dispensaries to invest in but can be a high-impact way to stand out in their market and attract customers. However, advertising for cannabis businesses comes with its own set of regulations and challenges, thus the hesitation for many dispensary […]

Effective Budtender Training

Elevate Cross Selling and Upselling with Effective Budtender Training Mastering the art of cross-selling and upselling is essential for dispensaries aiming to provide a personalized and value-driven experience to their customers. This blog post serves as a guide to unlock the potential of cross-selling and upselling through comprehensive budtender training. From understanding customer preferences to […]

Get the Most Out of Dispensary Point of Sale Software

Power of Point of Sale: Point of Truth for Dispensary Data The heart of cannabis retail operations is in the point-of-sale (POS) system. Often underestimated, the POS is the unsung hero, serving as the nucleus of the dispensary tech stack. The POS is critical to daily dispensary operations as well as creating useful data across […]

Elevating the Dispensary Experience with Cannabis Science Education

Dispensary Marketing Strategies: Leverage Customer Education The evolving landscape of cannabis science plays a pivotal role in reshaping how customers perceive and interact with cannabis products in the retail dispensary environment. This in-depth discussion unravels the intricacies of cannabis science and explores how leveraging education within your dispensary marketing strategies can transform the customer experience. […]

Increasing Lifetime Value of Dispensary Customers

Increasing Lifetime Value of Dispensary Customers: Strategies and Benefits At the crossroads of innovation and regulation within the cannabis industry, dispensaries grapple with a pivotal challenge: How can they elevate the lifetime value of their customers? While the initiation through HyperLocal SEO offers a promising start and is rooted in results, the enduring triumph of […]

How to Increase Dispensary Sales with Cannabis Education

How to Increase Dispensary Sales with Cannabis Education If you’re trying to figure out how to increase dispensary sales, consider leaning into cannabis consumer education. Knowledge serves as the bedrock of a rewarding customer journey in any industry. An enlightening exploration of cannabis customer education within the retail sphere can not only build loyalty to […]

Google Reviews Earn a Reputation for Your Dispensary

The Role of Customer Reviews in Dispensary Marketing Success In the digital age, customer reviews wield unparalleled influence, shaping the reputation of dispensaries and guiding consumers in their purchasing decisions. This article explores the pivotal role of customer reviews in dispensary marketing success. From how to get more dispensary reviews and understanding the impact of […]

Local Market Research Guide for Cannabis Dispensaries

Cannabis Market Research Guide for Local Dispensaries The cannabis industry requires more than just passion; it demands strategic foresight and a deep understanding of your local market. In this guide, we delve into the intricacies of cannabis market research for local dispensaries, emphasizing the critical role it plays in determining your dispensary’s success. From choosing […]

How to Develop an Effective Dispensary Website

Building a Power Cannabis Retail Website A dispensary’s online presence serves as its digital storefront, introducing customers to your brand and products. As the heartbeat of the digital space, a well-crafted website is not just a necessity, it’s critical for success. In this comprehensive guide, we will embark on a journey through the key components […]

SEO Best Practices for Dispensaries

SEO Best Practices for Cannabis Dispensaries: A Quick Reference Guide Success in the cannabis retail industry hinges on several things, including the quality and variety of products, personality and knowledge of staff, and online visibility. As more consumers turn to the internet to find cannabis products and services, optimizing for search engines becomes imperative. This […]

5 Tips for Marketing Your Dispensary Online

Mastering Cannabis Dispensary Marketing Strategies Establishing a strong online presence is essential for the success of any dispensary. This article serves as a guide for dispensaries looking to navigate the digital landscape effectively. From optimizing for search engines to crafting engaging content on social media, discover the best practices that can enhance your dispensary’s visibility […]

Local Dispensary Marketing Strategies

Connect with Cannabis Customers in Your Area Localized marketing is a powerful tool for dispensaries looking to connect with their communities. This quick guide explores the significance of localized marketing, providing dispensary owners with insights to create strategies for specific geographic areas. From community engagement to mastering local SEO, discover the key elements that can […]

5 Tips for Dispensary Branding

5 Tips for Effective Cannabis Dispensary Branding In an increasingly crowded dispensary market, the key to standing out lies in creating distinctive cannabis branding. This article dives into the art and science of dispensary branding, offering insights into creating a brand that not only garners attention but also resonates with your audience. From defining your […]

How to Hire Dispensary Marketing Support

Hiring Success in Cannabis Marketing Hiring the right people to run your cannabis marketing strategy can make all the difference in the success on your bottom line. In this short guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to navigate the hiring process and find the perfect marketing support for your dispensary business. Identify Priorities for […]

Mastering Cannabis Dispensary Marketing Strategies

Mastering Cannabis Dispensary Marketing Strategies The following is a comprehensive guide designed to provide actionable insights and proven strategies for success in the dynamic world of cannabis retail. In this guide, we’ll explore the multifaceted landscape of Cannabis Retail Marketing, offering real-world examples and practical tips to navigate the complexities of this rapidly evolving industry. […]

42.0 Marketing Ideas for Dispensaries on 4/20

Mastering Cannabis Dispensary Marketing Strategies The following is a list of 42 unique marketing ideas for dispensaries. These 4/20 marketing ideas cover a range of activities and promotions that can help dispensaries attract customers, build community relationships, and differentiate themselves in the market. This list does not take all local and state regulations into account […]

Strategies for Cannabis Dispensary Loyalty Programs

Goals and Strategies for Cannabis Dispensary Loyalty Programs Dispensary loyalty programs play a crucial role in fostering long-term relationships with customers and driving repeat business in the competitive cannabis industry. Today, we’re going to look at the various aspects of cannabis loyalty programs, covering topics such as goals and strategies for increasing average spend and […]

Unleashing the Power of Dispensary Data with GA4

Unleashing the Power of Cannabis Data Analytics: GA4 The world of cannabis retail is evolving at a rapid pace, and understanding the intricacies of cannabis data analytics is more important than ever. Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is your trusty sidekick in this digital adventure, offering valuable insights into your website’s traffic sources and the performance […]

Unlocking Success – The Ultimate Guide to Dispensary Website Optimization

In the ever-evolving landscape of the cannabis industry, where competition is fierce and regulations are stringent, dispensary owners find themselves facing a crucial question: How can they stand out and thrive in a digital space flooded with options? The answer lies in the heart of their online presence – their dispensary website. Welcome to the […]

How to Write Blogs For SEO

If you’ve arrived here, you’re probably wondering: Do I need a blog for my business? The answer is yes! In today’s digital age, business blogs have become a powerful tool, giving small businesses the ability to compete with corporate giants for minimal marketing dollars. By using inbound marketing strategies like optimizing your website for Google […]

The Ultimate Guide to Dispensary Loyalty Programs

In the dynamic landscape of cannabis retail, loyalty programs emerge as a cornerstone for long-term success. Beyond mere transactions, they foster lasting relationships, increase customer retention, and elevate the overall dispensary experience. This comprehensive guide aims to provide savvy dispensary owners with strategic insights into setting up and optimizing an effective loyalty program. Here are […]

How To Get Your Metrc API Key

Finding or Generating Your Metrc API Key 1. Navigate to your state’s Metrc dashboard and login. Typical Metrc login URLs are your state’s abbreviation followed by “” Ex: ,, etc. 2. Click on your user ID dropdown in the top right of your dashboard, and click on API Keys. 3. Here you will find […]

Dispensary KPIs & Metrics

Running a thriving dispensary requires more than just a passion for the product—it demands a strategic understanding of your dispensary’s performance. In this data-driven era, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and other metrics serve as indispensable allies, providing valuable insights for informed decision-making. Split into two distinct sections, we’ll explore eight essential dispensary metrics that transcend […]

The Evolution of Cannabis eCommerce Marketplaces

The Unique and Accelerated Journey of Cannabis eCommerce The cannabis industry in the US is intricate and difficult to unravel. This history of this unique industry is a tale of innovation intertwined with the ever-evolving digital landscape overcoming the challenge of government regulations and social stigmas. At this critical intersection, cannabis eCommerce platforms and marketplaces […]

Holiday Marketing Tips for Dispensaries

The holiday season is an excellent opportunity for cannabis dispensaries to engage with customers and boost sales. In a recent conversation with our Account Management and Marketing teams, we discussed a variety of  ideas on how to create an impactful dispensary holiday marketing campaign, drive customer traffic, incentivize larger basket sizes, and encourage customers to […]

Social Media for Cannabis Companies

Cannabis Social Media Marketing A how-to guide market your local dispensary and cannabis brand through social media platforms. ‍ If you’ve been responsible for a cannabis social media, you know the feeling.Take out your phone to check notifications and cross your fingers that the page hasn’t been suspended. ‍ Everyday is stressful when it comes […]

8 Steps to Success in Dispensary Marketing

Marketing for dispensaries is difficult. We know that. You fight regulations that prevent you from using tactics and channels most industries are allowed to use. Your digital marketing and traditional advertising channels are restricted, which limits your ability to acquire new customer leads and promote specials, events, or customer retention programs. ‍ But there is […]

Best Types of Dispensary Software

Dispensary Tech Stack Overview Are you wondering what makes a good tech stack for dispensaries? The list below lays out 10 of the most important parts of a cannabis dispensary tech stack and dispensary software recommendations. ‍ 7 Top Cannabis POS Systems 6 Top eCommerce Software for Cannabis Retail Best Software for Your Dispensary Loyalty […]

3 Things You’re Doing Wrong on Your Dispensary’s GBP

3 Things You’re Probably Doing Wrong on Your Dispensary’s Google My Business Profile Most cannabis execs talk for hours about terpene profiles and their favorite strains, but Google is like a locked box they can’t figure out how to open. Though it may not be especially sexy, a Google My Business profile is every bit […]