If you want to compete in today's marketplace you must have a well defined digital strategy... or you will not survive. Enjoy this blog and may it give you inspiration, insight and strategies that will enable you to win.

January 24, 2014

Reputation Management Jacksonville Part II

Jacksonville, it takes years to build a good reputation. Increasingly, business leaders are realizing that a good Jacksonville reputation must be defended in this digital age. It only takes a couple of minutes to smear the reputation of an individual or business because of the Internet. This is why the […]
January 17, 2014

SEO Jacksonville More Calls. More Clicks

Local SEO In Jacksonville Builds Your Brand. The added value that web-based marketing channels bring to today’s business is tremendous. But in addition to the added value comes new marketing challenges. At C7 we offer a suite of digital marketing solutions geared toward addressing these SEO challenges in Jacksonville. We […]
January 11, 2014

Reputation Management Jacksonville

We Will Suppress Negative Internet Listings We know how important image, reputation and brand are to business and it leaders in Jacksonville. It can take 20 years to build your Image and 5 minutes for it too be tarnished. As a result, organizations like yours are taking aggressive steps to […]
January 10, 2014

What Is A Mobile Website Jacksonville?

If you’ve used a smartphone or tablet to browse the internet in the past year, chances are you have encountered a mobile website in Jacksonville—whether you realized it or not! Major Jacksonville retailers, content providers and news sites have all created versions of their websites that are optimized for your […]
October 28, 2013

Google Algorithm Updates

Google changes its search algorithm around 500–600 times yearly. Most of these changes do not significantly impact many Jacksonville area businesses but Google occasionally kicks out a "major" algorithmic update (such as Google Penguin) that impacts search engine optimization results for Jacksonville companies in very significant ways.
July 30, 2013

Jacksonville Inbound Marketing Resurgence

Jacksonville Inbound Marketing. Imagine drawing customers to your website without paid marketing. They come willingly—because you offer them amazing content! Inbound marketing is the process of creating content, conversations and valuable resources that draw customers to products or websites without paid marketing. With the growth of social marketing, marketers must […]
July 10, 2012
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It’s A Mobile Revolution

With more than 75 percent of the world having access to mobile devices, today’s marketer can’t deny the value of offering second-screen value for their brands and clients. Worldwide, there are more than 5 billion mobile users, with 1.1 billion smartphone subscribers. The iPad was the fastest growing technology product… […]
December 23, 2019
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Reputation Management – 5 Tips To Successfully Manage Your Online Reputation

When it comes to running a business in the digital age, your reputation is everything. Since social media allows opinions to spread like wildfire, a simple bad experience with a vocal customer can upend your business in no time. Your team will be running around attempting to conduct some damage […]
December 12, 2019
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Jacksonville Business Boost – 5 Ways To Integrate Mobile Apps Into Your Marketing Strategy

Effective marketing strategies require the use of different digital marketing platforms and take all possible media into account. Even if you are not trying to appeal to a general customer base and have a more specific demographic in mind, it is important that you carefully vet the various options to […]
November 29, 2019
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5 SEO Trends To Improve Your Rankings In 2020

Search engine optimization remains one of the most important things you can do to increase the online profile of your business, especially in a local context within Jacksonville. While Google’s ranking algorithm changes and evolves as time goes on, there are some emerging trends that you need to follow in […]
November 15, 2019
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7 Of The Most Common Mistakes To Avoid When Developing A Mobile App For Your Jacksonville Business

With more Jacksonville businesses developing mobile apps to boost their profile and bring a better experience to their customers, there are many apps that fail due to a lack of proper consideration. With so much competition within the various online app stores and marketplaces, it is important for you to […]
October 29, 2019
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Business Success – 3 Benefits Of Hiring A Jacksonville Marketing Agency

In today’s modern business climate, having a presence online is no longer an option; it’s a necessity. As the marketplace becomes more and more competitive, it’s crucial that your business takes the necessary steps to stand out from the crowd. Having an experienced Jacksonville marketing agency with a proven track […]
October 21, 2019
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Local Jacksonville SEO – What is Local SEO and Why It Is Important For Your Business

Nowadays, every business in Jacksonville should have a local Jacksonville SEO strategy in place to ensure that you don’t miss out on new leads and opportunities. While it might feel that it is pointless trying to compete against the big players like TripAdvisor, Amazon, Walmart, and others for the top […]
October 18, 2019
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How to Come Up With Even More Great Ideas for Your Blog

If you’ve ever sat at an empty page struggling what to write about, then you know just how painful it can actually be. Whether you’re just getting started and can’t think of any topics to cover, or you’ve been blogging for awhile and have hit a wall, idea generation can […]
April 10, 2019

Building Jacksonville Brands With Smarter Branding

Building Jacksonville Brands With Smarter Branding The way you run your Jacksonville business serves as the foundation of your brand. Everything from the look and function of your website to the way you communicate with customers, affects how people identify with your brand. And with the endless choices customers have […]
March 27, 2019
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How to Create a Mobile Website That Google Loves

It’s no secret that Google loves mobile. With their latest mobile index update, they’re pushing towards mobile even harder. This means one thing—you need to be prepped for mobile. And the biggest part of this preparation is your website. Without a mobile-friendly website, you’re gonna get left behind. But not […]
December 15, 2018
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5 Tips for Effective Social Media Marketing

Managing your social media presence effectively can be a lot of work. With so many different platforms, and strategies, and elements to track it can get overwhelming very quickly. However, with social media, you don’t have to do everything. Like most things regarding your business, there are certain activities that’ll […]
August 10, 2017
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How to Make Better Social Media Livestream Videos

One of the latest features that a ton of different social media networks have started to add is the ability to livestream videos. This style of video is very relaxed and natural and enables you to connect with your customers, or followers, in an entirely new way. Whether you’ve live […]
June 15, 2017
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How to Create a Social Media Marketing Plan that Actually Works

In order to succeed with social media, you’re going to need a solid strategy behind you. Just posting randomly, or whenever you have the time, won’t help you achieve your business goals. If you’ve been looking for a way to build a social media strategy that’ll help define your direction, […]
June 8, 2017
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5 Ways You Can Increase Social Media Engagement

Social media can be a very powerful tool in your arsenal. But, what can you do when no one seems to be interacting with your posts? An effective social media strategy can help you drive leads, send traffic back to your site, and build a deeper relationship with your followers. […]
May 10, 2017
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How to Improve the Sharability of Your Content

Maybe you’ve published a post you thought should get more traction. But, when you check the stats less than a dozen people have shared the post. What’s going on? Shouldn’t there be more people actively sharing your content? Even if you’re creating solid content there are still a number of […]
December 29, 2016
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How to Improve Your Brand With The Power of Story

We’re all looking for ways we can enhance our brands and better communicate our message to our fans and followers. By using certain storytelling principles we can truly unlock the power of our brand and connect with our customers on a whole new level. Creating stories around the philosophy of […]
October 28, 2016
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5 Myths That Could Be Holding Back Your Social Media Strategy

Today it seems like every business is using social media, or at least has the feeling they need to be on social media to connect with their customers. However, not just any strategy will do. You need to have a strategy that aligns with your business goals. Unfortunately, a lot of […]
September 15, 2016
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Our Social Media Predictions for the Remainder of 2016

Social media is one medium that seems to constantly be shifting across the digital landscape. This year we’ve already seen the shift in Instagram’s news feed algorithm and Snapchat shaking up the digital advertising space, but there’s still a few months left in the year, and we have some thoughts […]
August 18, 2016
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4 Ways to Get More Traffic to Your Site Without Advertising

Not all of us have a large advertising budget we can work with to help drive traffic to our sites. In some cases we might not have any advertising budget at all. But, don’t worry you can still maximize the amount of traffic coming back to your website without spending […]
August 12, 2016
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3 Social Media Automation Tools to Improve Efficiency

Social media can be a very powerful way to grow your business. However, if you’re spending too much time posting and sharing on social media, then you won’t be able to work on the other aspects of your business. Which brings us to the power of social media automation. Today […]
July 28, 2016
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7 Ways You Can Increase Twitter Engagement

Twitter can be a great way to build brand recognition and offer another way to connect with your followers. Twitter has a very large user base of over 300 million people, so you’re almost guaranteed to be able to find a segment of your ideal audience using this platform. Plus, Twitter […]
January 14, 2016
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5 Cool Ways To Grow Your Business Through Social Media

Just about every online business utilizes social media as a part of their digital marketing strategy. Some strategies work, but a lot either use outdated methods, or have no actual strategy at all. Creating a strong social media presence that’s actually beneficial to your business does take a lot of […]
October 6, 2015
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Can You Actually Outsource Marketing For Your Business?

A lot of companies outsource certain aspects of their business, but did you know it’s possible to outsource your marketing as well? This can be a scary thought, as marketing can make up a huge chunk of your business. Your online brand and online marketing includes things like, social media, […]
August 25, 2015
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The Beginners Guide To Using Twitter for Your Small Business

Twitter can be a very valuable tool for growing your online audience and overall reach. Most people follow at least a few brands, and end up buying from at least one of those brands over the long-term. Thus, building up a brand presence across Twitter can be very valuable for […]
August 12, 2015
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Why Your Facebook Content Isn’t Impressing Your Customers

Facebook is a great platform to reach and connect with your current customers, and attract new prospects. If you’re not getting the level of engagement you’ve been looking for across Facebook, then there’s probably an issue with your current strategy. You know that social media can bring you new leads. […]
July 3, 2015
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Using Twitter To Find More Customers

When you’re looking for new customers for your business there are no shortage of methods you can employ. However, one untapped method you may not have considered is using Twitter to search for customers. Twitter is usually likened to a cocktail bar, in terms of short conversations, but this environment […]
May 14, 2015

Top Social Media Strategies for 2015

The social media landscape is constantly changing. In order to continue to grow your following you need to keep your social media strategy up to date. In this post we’re going to highlight the most effective social media strategies you should be focusing on for this year and beyond. 1. […]
April 7, 2015
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Why LinkedIn Should Be A Part Of Your Social Media Strategy

Business professionals have known about the power of LinkedIn for a long time. It’s the most professional online social network, and allows you to connect with other business-minded people in your niche. You can use it to grow your reach and even find new customers or clients. In this post […]
March 19, 2015
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The Best Ways To Effectively Promote Your Content Via Social Media

If you’re pouring your heart and soul into every thing you’re producing, but aren’t taking the time to promote it then you’re not unlocking the potential of each piece you write. Effectively promoting your content via social media can add a certain longevity to every piece you publish. The key […]
February 19, 2015

Why You Need To Have A Consistent Identity Across All Social Media Platforms

Consistency breeds trust. If you have a consistent voice you’ll be on your way towards cultivating an audience that knows what you stand for. In an online space crowded with a million and one voices you’ll be able to standout by remaining true to yourself and your brand. Different social […]
January 20, 2015

How To Improve Your Social Media Marketing Efforts in 2015

So, you’ve been told for while your business needs a social media presence. Maybe you’ve already made a little progress in your campaign, but aren’t seeing the results you’ve hope for. However, this year you really want to take your social media efforts to the next level. In this post […]
November 4, 2014

How To Set Effective Small Business Social Media Goals

Photo Credit: zen! via Compfight cc[/caption] Social media can be a powerful tool for your small business. However, if you have your sights set on the wrong target there’s a good chance you’re going to end up frustrated and overwhelmed. Social media can serve a variety of purposes depending on […]
September 25, 2014

#Effective: How to build a solid hashtag campaign

Hashtags have become a part of everyday culture–and just like most elements of social media, they are now an essential part of operating an effective social media campaign for your business. In terms of social media, hashtags originated on Twitter. However, the concept is so elegant and simple that the […]