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Category: Japan Web Watch

Japanese Social Bookmarking Services

Unless you have been under a rock or in North Korea for the last few years you would know that one of the hot new Web 2.o trends is Social Bookmarking. There are many popular Social Bookmarking Services (SBS) like Delicious, Spurl and StumbleUpon to name just a few. These services allow us to “tag” […]

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24 July, 2009, Written by 0 comment

Selling to Japan’s Silver Surfers

Japan’s growing ranks of cashed-up senior citizens present a significant market opportunity for any company targeting Japanese customers. This is the decade during which the Japanese baby boom generation is looking to enjoy the fruits of their life’s work in retirement and increasingly they are getting online and searching for websites that are relevant to […]

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4 February, 2009, Written by 0 comment

Japanese Domain Names

Ever wondered how many unique website domains are registered out there? Well a visit to domaintools.com reveals that at the time of writing this article, the active number of “.com” domains ¬†alone is almost 80 million. By contrast the number of “.jp” domains finally passed the 1 million mark in 2008. With such a huge […]

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12 January, 2009, Written by 0 comment