Digital Marketing in The Philippines 2019

With over 370 million online users, Southeast Asia has one of the most rapidly evolving digital industry across the globe. Increased activity in social media, internet, digital media, and in mobile has demonstrated the enormous marketing potential that businesses can explore in the region.

Among the several digital economies within the region, the Philippines stands in the frontlines. With more than 67 million users, the country has ranked 12th in internet usage worldwide for 2018. The exponential growth of the Philippines’ very substantial digital marketing ecosystem in recent years makes the country very attractive to business owners exploring for opportunities within the Southeast Asian region.

This article will discuss the Philippines’ digital marketing environment, industry challenges and opportunities, successful campaigns, as well as the best possible ways on how to reach the Filipino audience. Continue reading “Digital Marketing in The Philippines 2019”

Omnichannel Marketing in Japan

The late but rapid rise of e-commerce has caused many predicting the slow decline of traditional bricks and mortar stores across Japan.

This rise of ecommerce is set to continue, with JapanConsuming, an online publication devoted to the Japanese retail industry, predicting that the percentage of retail sales will rise from 9% to 23% by 20231.
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The Indonesian Online Market

The number of Internet users in Indonesia has increased rapidly since 2009. In two years’ time (from 2009 to 2011), this number grew 270%. In terms of Internet access,  most users (57%) in Indonesia connect via mobile devices, as opposed to PCs (Nielsen). And, one interesting characteristic about Internet use in Indonesia is that Internet cafes are still quite popular. In fact, a report by Nielsen shows that more than half of the online population in Indonesia (66%) accesses the web from Internet cafes.
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The Thai Online Market

Thailand’s Internet community is comprised of 17,059,000 persons, which is only 26.5% of the population. The share that online advertising holds of Thailand’s total advertising market is only about 2.1%. It is clear that the Internet and online marketing in Thailand are really just getting started.
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The Hong Kong Online Market

Hong Kong’s population is only 7,130,000, but 74.3% of it is online. It has one of the more active online markets in Asia. Comparing television and Internet use for the years 2006 and 2010, it becomes clear that TV viewership has fallen over time, and Internet use has increased significantly.
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The Korean Online Market

There were 40,329,000 Internet users in Korea in 2012, which comprises 80% of the Korean population. This puts Korea in the top tier of Asian countries with a high level of Internet usage. Korea also has a very high rate of broadband use, which even surpasses the rate in countries like Japan and America.
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