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Yahoo Japan Shuts Down GeoCities

On March 31, 2019, Yahoo! Japan shut down its GeoCities services. It is indeed one of the ends of an era. GeoCities originally started the services in the US, and in 1997, they expanded the services to Japan. Since Yahoo! Japan took it over in 2000, it offered the easy[…]

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Importance of Good Content Organization

While most websites have logic in its content structure, it is very common that managing the website content becomes complicated as new content is added to the site. The websites with multiple product lines, multiple languages, and multiple target countries tend to have more SEO challenges related to the content[…]

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2018 Trendy Keywords and Most Tweeted Topics from Japan

It’s hard to believe that another year has gone, and it’s time to make my New Year’s Eve soba noodle dishes and prepare for the Japanese New Year’s dishes. But before I shut down my computer for 2018, let’s have a quick review of the popular keywords from Japan this[…]

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SEO Strategy That Helps Businesses

When I started providing the SEO services to the businesses in the 90s, the SEO was not a popular concept, and not many business owners who have a website even knew what it was. I usually needed to start explaining what the SEO was, and how the businesses could benefit[…]

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Kotozna Connects Multiple Chat Apps and Languages

On September 18th, Kotozna Inc. (Tokyo, Japan) released a new service, Kotozna Chat. Unlike any other messaging applications, this service lets you communicate with people using different messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, LINE, WhatsApp*, and KakaoTalk*. (*The service begins in October 2018.) In addition to connecting different messaging apps, it[…]

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