February 28, 2024

Google Sued by 90 Doctors Over Damaging Reviews in Japan

The user reviews are very helpful and can influence other’s actions significantly. Good reviews would encourage conversions and bad reviews could not only decrease the conversions but also damage the entire business. Recently, my doctor […]
August 23, 2023

LINE’s New Japanese Large Language Model (LLM)

On August 14th, LINE announced its new Japanese Large Language Model (LLM). It’s an OSS, which can be used for commercial purposes. According to their tweet, LINE is working on multiple large-scale language models (LLM) […]
May 26, 2023

State of Search in Asia

From the beginning of search engine marketing including SEO, the work started with Baidu, Naver, and Yahoo! Japan for search engine optimization professionals and advertisers aiming to grow businesses in China, South Korea, and Japan […]
December 16, 2022

Translation and Localization Impact on SEO

Why Translation Tools Don’t Work Well With The Japanese Language In most cases, foreign companies’ websites for the Japanese market are based on their English (or parent) site content. While the text may be in […]
September 24, 2020

Constant Morph of Japanese Words

No matter what the language is, it has changed over time and is still changing. You can say that especially with the Japanese language. The speed of change differs depending of the word (or the […]