October 28, 2022

Yahoo! Japan’s Core Web Vitals Project

This may surprise you but Google is Yahoo! Japan’s one of the top traffic generators. For the last 2 years, Yahoo! Japan has been working to improve their websites’ Core Web Vitals scores just like […]
September 10, 2022

Zen-G Social Media Usage in Japan

The social media landscape has been changing quite drastically over the years. From Twitter to Facebook to Instagram, people have been jumping from one to the next. While Facebook is still popular, the user profile […]
August 26, 2022

Using # (Hashtag) for Keyword Research

Over the years, how search marketers view and treat keywords have changed. While some are still trying to “game” the keywords, most of us are focusing more to create content that provides benefits to the […]
July 16, 2022

Understanding Organic Search Data

A lot of things have changed since I wrote an article about how to read the Organic Search Traffic Data for ClickZ/Search Engine Watch back in April 2011. Back then, a free version of the […]
June 29, 2022

Collision 2022 – Toronto, Canada

The Collision, which is run by the Web Summit team, is one of the biggest conferences in the high-tech and digital industry in North America. Seasoned professionals, the fortune 500 corporations, and many start-up companies […]
May 23, 2022

Baidu Organic Search Updates

It seems that Baidu had a noticeable update in March, and a bigger update in May 2022. While it’s not confirmed by Baidu, these updates impacted foreign company websites more even if the sites have […]