Marketing

Mike Tyson is a heavy-hitter.  The former heavyweight champion revealed in August that he smokes $40,000 of weed every month at his future cannabis resort, Tyson Ranch.

The story came up in an episode of Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson, a podcast where “Iron” Mike sits down for a “performance-enhanced” conversation with celebrities, athletes and luminaries. Details on Tyson’s colossal cannabis consumption scored him a ton of earned media, with multiple news outlets and social media channels covering the story. 

So what does this story teach us?
Mike Tyson is a heavy-hitter. The former heavyweight champion revealed in August that he smokes $40,000 of weed every month at his future cannabis resort, Tyson Ranch. The story came up in an episode of Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson, a podcast where “Iron” Mike sits down for a “performance-enhanced” conversation with celebrities, athletes and luminaries. Details on Tyson’s colossal cannabis consumption scored him a ton of earned media, with multiple news outlets and social media channels covering the story. So what does this story teach us?
02 Oct 2019

UNDER THE INFLUENCE: WHY CANNABIS INFLUENCERS ARE THE ANSWER TO YOUR MARKETING QUESTION

Mike Tyson is a heavy-hitter. The former heavyweight champion revealed in August that he smokes $40,000 of weed every month…

If you have an ancillary cannabis business selling products or services to Canadian cannabis Licensed Producers, you’ve probably already recognized that the most difficult part of closing a sale is simply getting in contact with the decision makers. Thankfully, I’ve figured out a trick that works to get your email in the inbox of the exact person you need to talk to. I used this technique as a starting touch-point that generated hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales over a 1-year period. 
If you have an ancillary cannabis business selling products or services to Canadian cannabis Licensed Producers, you’ve probably already recognized that the most difficult part of closing a sale is simply getting in contact with the decision makers. Thankfully, I’ve figured out a trick that works to get your email in the inbox of the exact person you need to talk to. I used this technique as a starting touch-point that generated hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales over a 1-year period. 
18 Sep 2019

8 simple steps to a winning giveaway in the cannabis industry

If you have an ancillary cannabis business selling products or services to Canadian cannabis Licensed Producers, you’ve probably already recognized…

Those of us in the cannabis industry know that the tools and tactics available to us are limited. When, where, and IF you can advertise comes with a variety of restrictions. The instinct of most cannabis businesses is to invest heavily in social media. They get on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and any other platform you can imagine, and then saturate them with content. We’re not saying not to do that, but use social media with this understanding:
Those of us in the cannabis industry know that the tools and tactics available to us are limited. When, where, and IF you can advertise comes with a variety of restrictions. The instinct of most cannabis businesses is to invest heavily in social media. They get on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and any other platform you can imagine, and then saturate them with content. We’re not saying not to do that, but use social media with this understanding:
23 Aug 2019

6 Dynamite Techniques to Grow Your Cannabis Business’ Email List

Those of us in the cannabis industry know that the tools and tactics available to us are limited. When, where,…

For cannabis dispensaries, content is the name of the game. You need to have a lot of it, it needs to be consistent, and it needs to be good. Most dispensaries miss the boat by focusing on just a couple specific types of content, for example, Instagram and twitter posts. There’s certainly nothing wrong with a strong social game, but you need variation in your content offerings.
For cannabis dispensaries, content is the name of the game. You need to have a lot of it, it needs to be consistent, and it needs to be good. Most dispensaries miss the boat by focusing on just a couple specific types of content, for example, Instagram and twitter posts. There’s certainly nothing wrong with a strong social game, but you need variation in your content offerings.
12 Aug 2019

Ultimate Cannabis Long-Form Content Ideabook

For cannabis dispensaries, content is the name of the game. You need to have a lot of it, it needs…

Marketing in the cannabis industry faces challenges far beyond any other regulated industry. Liquor? They got it easy. Pharma? We see painfully cheesy medication ads on TV every day! But cannabis - if you’re a successful marketer in the cannabis space, you’re a real cowboy. You think outside the box because you have to! So many traditional tactics are off the table for cannabis marketers, that it’s tough to build a coherent and complete strategy. Not to worry, because we’ve cracked the code.
Marketing in the cannabis industry faces challenges far beyond any other regulated industry. Liquor? They got it easy. Pharma? We see painfully cheesy medication ads on TV every day! But cannabis - if you’re a successful marketer in the cannabis space, you’re a real cowboy. You think outside the box because you have to! So many traditional tactics are off the table for cannabis marketers, that it’s tough to build a coherent and complete strategy. Not to worry, because we’ve cracked the code.
02 Aug 2019

Cannabis Businesses and Inbound Marketing: The PERFECT Fit

Marketing in the cannabis industry faces challenges far beyond any other regulated industry. Liquor? They got it easy. Pharma? We…

If you have an ancillary cannabis business selling products or services to Canadian cannabis Licensed Producers, you’ve probably already recognized that the most difficult part of closing a sale is simply getting in contact with the decision makers. Thankfully, I’ve figured out a trick that works to get your email in the inbox of the exact person you need to talk to. I used this technique as a starting touch-point that generated hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales over a 1-year period. 
If you have an ancillary cannabis business selling products or services to Canadian cannabis Licensed Producers, you’ve probably already recognized that the most difficult part of closing a sale is simply getting in contact with the decision makers. Thankfully, I’ve figured out a trick that works to get your email in the inbox of the exact person you need to talk to. I used this technique as a starting touch-point that generated hundreds of thousands of dollars in sales over a 1-year period. 
20 Jul 2019

The Ultimate Sales Hunter Trick to target Canadian Cannabis Licensed Producers

If you have an ancillary cannabis business selling products or services to Canadian cannabis Licensed Producers, you’ve probably already recognized…