SEMPO kicks off Asia Tour with visit to Singapore on June 9. Tour provides opportunity for SEMPO to learn about the local market and promote the search industry in Asia. I'm visiting Singapore, Beijing and Mumbai as a chair of SEMPO Asia Committee.
Google Japan's pay-per-post fiasco has become a huge news in the search industry all over the world. But did they really mean to do a link spam? I think not, and this is my thought on the whole case after watching everyone is spinning it as a link building scheme.
Ad more companies developing global websites, they are facing new and often times unexpected challenges in launching and managing the websites. There are some key points in launching a global website that makes you better ready for it. Also, read my interview about the topic and come to my session at SES NY on March 24.
I'm doing "Mobile Search" and "Keyword & Content" sessions at SES London next week in Islington, UK. While "mobile search" hasn't happened in US, UK and in Europe, it has been happening... in fact it's huge in Asia especially in Japan. I hope to introduce some ideas of how to integrate mobile into the marketing mix.