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During these unprecedented times Visit Jacksonville is here to help amplify your message, whatever that may be right now. We know that marketing at a time like this is difficult and messaging can be tricky. We have spent the last few weeks creating some opportunities for your businesses to be spotlighted, even if they aren't opened right now or are currently operating with limited services, and now we need your help to make them successful.
Not only will we continue sharing Jacksonville with the rest of the world in new and different ways, but it's also the time to embrace our local community. Check out the opportunities below and plug yourself in! If you are looking for some guidance, reach out to our marketing team, we are here to help! Have an awesome idea? Submit it below. We are all in this together and together we can emerge from these times even stronger than before.
If your business is still making efforts to reach folks through social media and the internet, #JaxfromHome will be a way to magnify your efforts. And if you are not, then let us be a resource to help you get your business out there in this time of need.
How will this partnership work? We want to highlight businesses through virtual tours, webcams and live videos. If your business is planning on doing a Facebook Live, Instagram Live or have a Virtual Tour or webcam please reach out to Lauren Stuart, email@example.com, with the day and estimate time of your live video.
While we may not be able to leave our homes right now, people are still looking for ways to be entertained and virtual events are a new creative way to do just that!
If your attraction/business is open and you have a social media account then you have all you need to plan a virtual event that people from across the globe can enjoy. We have created a Virtual Events Calendar to help spread the word on these fun online activities. We can even help promote these events by hosting a social media viewing party to ensure more people are watching and experiencing your business from home.
Submit your events to our calendar and reach out to us if you need ideas for unique virtual events for your business.
Looking for a great destination for your next meeting? Click here to check out all things Jacksonville to give you a "virtual" look into what your next meeting could be like in Jax!
Are you offering incentives for locals and future visitors to enjoy your products/business/services during these hard times? Or are you already planning ahead to better days and have some post-isolation deals in the works? We want to help by letting more people know how they can help you! Please post your #JaxfromHome deals HERE.
If you are not offering any deals right now, we have found a few ideas on the web that seem to be working for businesses:
• Buy a $100 gift card for only $75
• Buy a $50 gift card and be entered into a raffle for X product/thing
• Buy one get one 50% off
• Get 20% off if you book your attraction pass now for summer travel
We invite your business to participate in Visit Jacksonville's weekly #JaxfromHome Twitter Chat that is every Friday at 2 p.m. Questions will be posted at the scheduled times.
Twitter Chat (scheduled for 5/22):
2:00 P.M. Q1: With warm temperatures throughout the year, the best place to be is outdoors! Share your outdoor photos in Jacksonville with us. #JaxfromHome #onlyinjax
2:15 P.M. Q2: Come hike, kayak, bike, camp, fish and explore our green areas. Experience all the possibilities your green heart desires! Where do you explore in Jax? #JaxfromHome #onlyinjax
2:30 P.M. Q3: Pack your lunch and your passion for the outdoors. Where do you enjoy an outdoor picnic in Jacksonville? #JaxfromHome #onlyinjax
2:45 P.M. Q4: Jacksonville is an ideal destination to unplug and get in touch with the outdoors! Where do you escape to in Jax for an eco-adventure of a lifetime? #JaxfromHome #onlyinjax
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