Video Marketing in Japan

Video Marketing in Japan is not something new, but the way it has been advertised is.

In recent years, video has shown great success at engaging users to a brand.

According to Wyzowl, 85% of businesses today use video as a marketing tool. About 92% of marketers who use video marketing report it as an essential part of their digital advertising strategy.

The millennial era has left us with many lessons. One of them is the continuous preference users have for all visual content when transmitting a brand message, especially when doing it through social media.

If you are managing a brand that is trying to succeed in the digital world, you cannot overlook the importance of using video in your online strategies. 

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Instagram in Japan

Instagram has had an incredible impact in the social media game for a while now, and I think the trend will continue for many years more.

This app’s popularity is huge all over the world and Asia is the fastest growing region at the moment.

It is without a doubt currently one of the most recognizable apps with nearly 1 billion monthly active users, granting it to be positioned as one of the most impactful and valuable brands worth almost 41.5 billion dollars according to BrandZ Top 100 ranking!

The Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform also almost doubled in value in 2020, rising 95 percent year-on-year to become the fastest-rising brand on the list.

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Top Lifestyle Influencers in Japan

Marketing in Japan could drive even the most reputable entrepreneurs up the wall. The branding, language, and cultural differences are the biggest hurdles for foreign companies to succeed in the country. Moreover, the Japanese consumer values reputation and quality before purchasing anything in the market. So how can a new product or brand become a household name in the country?

The Japanese use social media apps and sites every day. In fact, there are approximately 82.6 million social media users in 2019. Most of them signed up on popular social media platforms like LINE, Twitter, and Instagram to connect with their friends and favorite celebrities. Digital marketers see these frequent engagements as an opportunity to tap into Japan’s online consumers. Every recommendation or endorsement uploaded on celebrity accounts influences their followers’ buying behavior.

Nowadays, the influencer marketing arena is not only limited to celebrities as social media influencers entered the scene. Discover the most relevant lifestyle personalities and growing stars essential in today’s Japan’s digital marketing landscape.

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