December 8, 2009

State of Search – Japan

My presentation about the state of search Japan from International Search Summit in London. I talked about the market size, e-commerce size, web search, mobile search, social media, etc. The additional information provided.
October 14, 2009

Online advertising grew while Mass media went down

METI report shows the advertising industry in Japan continue to decline in sales. While 4 of the mass media such as TV and newspaper had 2 digit loss compare to the sales in the same month last year, Internet advertising had a slight growth in August 2009.
September 30, 2009

Do you want new Japanese ccTLDs?

ICANN announced its plan to begin offering TLDs in different letters and characters other than Alphabet in 2010. The plan includes Japanese characters, which makes domains such as ".Japan" and ".Tokyo".
September 9, 2009

ad:tech Tokyo ’09 was a blast!

The recap of the first ad:tech conference held in Tokyo, Japan in Sept 2009. While majority of sessions were (mass) advertising heavy, the exhibit hall was filled with search vendors. Great conference with eager to learn delegates.
August 25, 2009

Clueless with IT words – Japanese use them anyway

Many foreign words have been imported and adopted by Japanese, but that doesn't mean that Japanese understand the true meaning of these words even if they use them. Here's a list of top ranking IT words that many Japanese have no clue.