Digital Marketing in India 2019

With a population reaching 1.347 billion, India is considered the second most densely populated country in the world. This sheer number guarantees that the country holds so much potential and can provide a lot of opportunities for both foreign enterprises and local startups alike.

Despite the country’s low current internet penetration rate, India’s digital market is anticipated to grow rapidly in the coming years. This growth makes the country attractive to business aiming to explore the region. However, there are also several risks associated with penetrating the Indian market.

This article will discuss India’s digital marketing environment, industry challenges and opportunities, successful campaigns, as well as the best possible ways on how to reach the Indian audience.

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Digital Marketing in Malaysia 2019

Southeast Asia is seeing a fast-paced growth in its e-commerce market, and Malaysia steadily proves to be one of its key players. The country predominantly speaks English as an active second language, and more of its residents are becoming proficient with the use of digital technologies and social media.

Malaysia is very urbanized and currently has one of the highest internet penetration rates among the region, thus posing a very promising future for the e-commerce market. Its potential has not gone unnoticed across companies everywhere. With the digital market ripe for investment, Malaysia has caught the attention of companies all around the world. The country even saw a wave of digital startups for the past twelve months as a result of this surge. Paired with Malaysians’ increasing comfortability in online shopping, positive outlook on digital marketing, and big economic plans, the country will soon be a mature site for the online marketing industry.

This article will discuss Malaysia’s digital marketing environment, its biggest channels, industry trends, challenges, as well as the best possible ways on how to reach the Malaysian audience.
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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.

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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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Digital Marketing in Indonesia 2019

With a population of about 268.2 million people, Indonesia holds incredible opportunities for local startups and foreign enterprises aiming to penetrate the market.

The rate of internet and social media use are rapidly climbing, with one survey recording 150 million active internet users in 2018 – an increase of 4.70 percent from the previous year. Indonesia is dominated by the younger generation, side by side a growing middle-and-affluent-consumer class, who are tech-savvy and eager to spend their money on purchasing new products and services.

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Digital Marketing in Vietnam 2019

Vietnam is a country of incredible beauty located in Southeast Asia. Described by Lonely Planet as “exotic and compelling”, this picturesque country has drastically improved in terms of social media and digital marketing landscape. The country’s only official language is Vietnamese (tiếng Việt).

The World Bank estimates that Vietnam’s US$200 billion economy is likely to rise to a trillion dollars by 2035. Over half of its population, compared with only 11% today, is anticipated to join the ranks of the global middle class with daily consumption of US$15 or more. As reported in a forecast, about 30% of the population will be purchasing goods and services over the internet in 2020, with each consumer spending an average of US$350 per year.

As one of Asia’s rapidly developing economies and youngest populations, Vietnam is a fascinating market. This young and dynamic country offers enormous commercial opportunities for both small and big brands, marketers and investors. This can be attributed to the digital trends in Vietnam that are emerging quickly in every notable sector.

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Digital Marketing in Thailand 2019

Thailand is a Southeast Asian country that is well-known for its beautiful beaches, opulent palaces, and ancient Buddha temples. The people there mainly speak in Thai, with English rarely being used beyond the classrooms. Also, social media and other digital technologies are quickly becoming a part of the Thai people’s everyday lives.

As of the moment, Thailand is experiencing a huge growth of online consumers. Currently one of the leading countries in internet and mobile internet usage, a majority of Thailand’s youth and middle-aged people have access to the internet through their mobile devices. The country’s digital market is also expected to grow rapidly by the year 2020.  With Thailand’s high digital penetration rates and the prospective digital marketing industry, there are a lot of opportunities available for those who wish to make the most out of the country’s online market.

This article will discuss Thailand’s digital marketing environment, its biggest channels, industry trends and opportunities, successful campaigns, and the best possible ways on how to reach the Thai audience.

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Digital Marketing in Singapore 2019

Singapore, a sovereign city-state located in Southeast Asia, is a global commerce, finance and transport hub. The country’s major language is English and its residents are deeply familiar with Western brands and media. Singapore is a fairly young city with a youthful population, thus digital is a very important channel for communication. The country’s high digital influence and social media penetration rate serves as vital indicators of how much information is spreading amongst the populace. In addition, the country also ranks fifth on the UN Development Index and is rated as the city-state that has the third highest GDP per capita. It also ranks high in terms of education, quality of life, personal safety and housing, making it one of the leading places for digital to grow.

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Digital Marketing in Hong Kong 2019

Hong Kong, an astoundingly vibrant city that rarely sleeps, offers visitors a mix of the traditional and modern. With a population of 7.46 million, it is regarded as the world’s most vertical city. Hong Kong is an exceptional city-state that has developed into one of the top-ranked global cities in terms of per capita GDP, partly because of its strategic location in Southeast Asia.

Hong Kong has had the highest degree of economic freedom in the world since 1995 according to the Index of Economic Freedom. The city’s economy depends highly on international trade and finance and is governed under positive non-interventionism. Due to these conditions, it is considered as among the most favorable places to start a company.

Hong Kong holds a lot of potential when it comes to developing a digital marketing strategy due to its status as a multicultural hub in Asia and its proximity to China. However, there are various challenges as well. This article will discuss Hong Kong’s digital marketing environment, industry challenges and opportunities, successful campaigns, as well as the best possible ways on how to reach the audience.

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Digital Marketing in Taiwan 2019

Taiwan is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and over of the past few years, its e-commerce market has also solidified as an excellent site for investment. In 2017, the country was estimated to have a US$42. 69 billion market value, with an estimated 10-20% 5-year average growth rate. Its capitalist and export-driven economical approach has created a comprehensive foundation for the e-commerce realm, and the money flow and distribution service providers allow for smooth transactions. These place the country as one of the most dynamic trading powerhouses in the world today.

Taiwan has also taken the age of globalization in stride and hosted a sophisticated consumer market. While English is also used, messages will be more effective when carried out in their primary language, Mandarin Chinese, or a combination of Mandarin-English that must be simple and easy to understand. Other important facets of the Taiwanese market are that they are loyal to brands, respond well to a personalized approach, and give importance to environmental care, behaviors that will be further discussed in the article. To sum it up, brand identity should be a focal point of marketers in building their strategies to successfully connect with the Taiwanese audience.

Currently, the e-commerce market in Taiwan has expanded to strategies such as live broadcast promotion on social media and the use of big data and AI to merge traditional and modern platforms. However, Taiwan is currently at a conundrum regarding its economical state on the international scale. It currently faces problems with underdeveloped infrastructure, pollution, among other issues, places the country in the gap between developed and emerging countries.

This article will discuss Taiwan’s digital marketing environment, industry challenges and opportunities, successful campaigns, as well as the best possible ways on how to reach the Taiwanese audience.

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