Business blog is commonly used in Japan. The global standard blog tool WordPress is popular, while Japanese domestic public blog service such as Ameba, Goo, Livedoor, Jugem and FC2 are also widely used.
Blog is also considered as an effective SEO tool in Japan.
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What is blog marketing?
Generally, a blog is an online diary that you can use to share your knowledge and experience on various topics, including politics, food, news, and music. Visionary entrepreneurs use blogs to provide information and updates regarding their business to their consumers. That’s where blog marketing comes in.
Blog marketing is the process of reaching your target audience using your blog. For instance, placing an ad on your blog can spark consumer interest, persuading them to take action by clicking on it to visit your landing page. This is known as blog advertising, and it generates leads which you can easily convert to customers.
Other ways you can advertise your brand or website using blogs include:
Besides, with Google’s SEO algorithm, owning a blog with unique and consistent content is one of the common techniques to be ranked highly.
Facts about blogging
Before diving into blogging, here are three facts you should be aware of.
1. Blogging is very popular in Japan, both for personal users and business users
In Japan, almost every person has internet access, making blogging very popular. Some people use blogs to provide a personal account of their lives, while others use it solely as a marketing tool for business.
2. Many bloggers connect blogs to their Facebook or Twitter in Japan
Initially, business owners had a separate blog from their website. This made investing in both web marketing and blog marketing tedious and time-consuming. But, with advancements in technology, you can easily integrate the two, making management easier.
For example, many bloggers in Japan connect their blogs to their Facebook, Twitter, and corporate websites. This way, consumers have easy access to relevant information, no matter the social media platform they’re using. Additionally, they can switch between platforms with ease.
The good news is that business owners can now use their blogging platforms such as WordPress as both a website and a blog. We can ensure your homepage is well-designed and functional so that when a consumer visits your web address to read your blog, they have a memorable experience.
3. Many companies in Japan use a blog as an announcement tool
If you’re looking for a quick and efficient way to announce your new products and services, consider using blogs. In Japan, most brands use blogs to publicize the launch of their products or inform loyal customers about a new offer.
Regardless of what you want to announce, blogs create the perfect tool as users read them daily for information, increasing your reach.
It’s no secret that web marketing and blog marketing go hand in hand.