Since SES Chicago 2007, I had a pleasure of doing “Search Around The World” session with some of the best search engine marketers such as Mr. TR Harrington of Darwinmarketing. And, I was delighted when […]
My interview with Google Blogoscoped about Search Engine Optimization in Japan. I had fun doing it, and glad to hear some great feedbacks. I hope it would encourage people to consider Japan as their main target market.
Online population is maturing in Japan. The 50+ users now makes 23% of online population and the share is growing. We don't see many of them on SNS sites and social medias just yet, so what are they doing?
Japan's new social bookmarking service "Imakore" let's users to post a comment on the certain area of the page, and to read the comments left by others right on the website. It's the bookmarking service with more socializing function.
Google Japan has changed the top page layout by adding tabs and links to some of their popular tools and pages. Google has been religiously keeping its simple top page with big Google logo and the search box, and Google is still keeping the same top page in all of the other countries and markets. So why Google Japan decided to make the changes?
Internet definitely became a part of Japanese people's everyday life, but what's actually happening and what's the difference between US Internet market and Japanese Internet market? This is what I saw and heard during my last visit to Japan.