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In US, the main players in the E-book reader market are Amazon’s Kindle, B&N’s Nook, iPad, and Nexus. However, Japanese have a couple of other options including Rakuten’s Kobo. Just like Kindle, there are several versions of Kobo such as “Kobo Touch” and “Kobo mini”. Earlier this month, Rakuten has[...]Continue reading >>
According to Amazon.com’s annual report filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Amazon had a great year in 2012 with the sales grew by 18.6% to 7.8 billion dollars, which is about 730 billion yen. This was a big achievement for the global online retailer, who first entered the Japanese[...]Continue reading >>
The traffic and the conversions are triggered by different reasons, and not necessarily correlates. Just because more people are online in the certain market, or more people view your site don’t always impact on the business transactions. The recent research done by The Nielsen Company in Japan shows a good[...]Continue reading >>
When I created AJPR back in 1998, there really wasn’t a concept of the global SEO out there. If thought of at all it was considered more of the localization project than the search engine marketing project, and that the SEO on language specific pages was an afterthought in their[...]Continue reading >>
The survey results show that more than 60% of Japanese older than 50 years old want to switch their mobile phone to smart phone, and 11.4% of them have a plan to switch to smart phone in near future.Continue reading >>