Asia

Asia Pacific boasts more than one billion people online and the stats for mobile is just as staggering with one billion mobile subscribers in China alone. But China, India, Japan and emerging Southeast Asia markets like Indonesia are so diverse culturally as well as in digital marketing development. This section will keep you on the pulse with the latest and most pertinent insights from local experts in each of the markets.

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Common China Market Entry Mistakes

Sep 21, 2014 - Western ad tech companies make some common mistakes when entering the Chinese market – here are some of the most common ones. Comments

Mobile Commerce in Asia Continues to Zig as the World Zags

shutterstock-169338014-mobile-commerce Sep 18, 2014 - The Asia-Pacific region is set to become the world's largest e-commerce market, with mobile playing a key role. Comments

The Anatomy of a Retail App

elisa-harca-red-ant-mobile-commerce Sep 17, 2014 - Mobile commerce continues to grow exponentially in Asia. For retail marketers, that means they must develop an effective and transactional mobile presence. Comments

A Beginner’s Guide to Mobile SEO

navneet-kaushal-long-post-mobile-seo-12sept2014-mobile-seo-guide Sep 16, 2014 - SEO site optimization starts with understanding the need for a tailored mobile site. Here are nine essential tips. Comments

Preparing for the Internet of Things

fitbytes-wearabletech-jawboneup Sep 14, 2014 - Wearable technologies are about to change the way we live, and that change is coming very soon. Being on top of this next generation of Internet is imperative to understanding future consumer trends. Comments

The Mystique of Native Advertising

erika-wang-native-advertising-samsung-pic-8sep2014-edit Sep 11, 2014 - Native advertising is becoming increasingly important as consumers become more and more ambivalent to traditional online advertising strategies. Comments

The WeChat Revolution

stephen-hay-wechat-revolution-jpeg Sep 10, 2014 - Any business serious about digital marketing in China should be using WeChat. Here are some tips for how to use the platform effectively. Comments

The Importance of Digital Transformation

digital-transformation Sep 9, 2014 - Paul Hoskins, executive chairman and founder of Precedent, explains why organizations need to look to the power of "digital transformation" in order to succeed in today's digitally savvy world. Comments

IKEA Mocks Apple in Hilarious Ad for Its New Catalog

shutterstock-188619830 Sep 9, 2014 - Because of its good-natured humor, IKEA's commercial has been watched almost 9 million times on YouTube since last week. Comments

Maximizing SEO Results for Hotel Marketing

hotels-near-me Sep 7, 2014 - Maximizing SEO and paid search, as well as getting the most out of local search results and Web and Google analytics, is essential for effective hotel marketing. Comments

Online Aggregation Versus Original Content

digital-news-content-shutterstock-117984556 Sep 4, 2014 - When it comes to brand publishing, the debate between online aggregation versus original content is an ongoing dilemma. Comments

Finding Your SEO Cheerleaders

seo-cheerleaders Sep 2, 2014 - Maximizing the benefits of search engine optimization begins when integrating it across departments. Comments

Social Media Is Not Just About Facebook, Especially In China

socialmediaengagement1 Aug 31, 2014 - Facebook leads the pack, but other social media platforms, especially coming from China, are the ones to watch going forward. Comments

Storytelling for Brands: How Blockbuster Should I Be?

blockbuster-storytelling Aug 28, 2014 - Storytelling is an extremely important aspect of content marketing. This piece from ClickZ Training looks at what makes a good brand story and what effective storytelling will cost your business. Comments

How the World Cup Became a Mobile-First Marketing Event

world-cup-mobile Aug 27, 2014 - SY Lau speaks to Tencent's deputy editor-in-chief about the company's hugely popular World Cup coverage in China, how mobile marketing played into this, and what marketers can learn from it in the future. Comments

How Will E-Commerce Evolve to Reflect Real-World Purchasing Behavior?

buy-now Aug 26, 2014 - Creating innovative purchasing systems to better reflect people's online behaviors can have greater influence than forcing users into a single "buy" option. Comments

Facebook Remains Top Engagement Platform in Hong Kong

facebook-automation Aug 25, 2014 - A TNS study reveals that Facebook is the most popular digital platform in Hong Kong, with video a key growth channel. Comments

The Death of the iPad?

iPad Mini with Retina display 1 Aug 20, 2014 - With the launch of the rumored iPhone 6 coming up in September, here's a look at how Apple could re-evaluate the success of the iPad and relaunch the device as a true replacement for the PC. Comments

10 Tips for Designing a Web Page That Looks Great and Ranks High

top-ten-seo-tips-design Aug 18, 2014 - These 10 SEO tips will help you maximize the impact of your website in order to increase engagement among consumers and keep visitors coming back for more. Comments

How to Write a Winning Marketing Plan

strategy Aug 17, 2014 - As summer is a slower time for most businesses, take this time to start working on your 2015 marketing budget. Here are several tips for helping you write a winning plan. Comments

Common Symptoms Found at a Site Clinic

site-clinic Aug 14, 2014 - During site clinics held at ClickZ Live events in Asia, there are a few common symptoms that arise in flawed websites. If any of these sound familiar, your site may need a "check-up." Comments

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