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Measuring ROI of Japanese Influencer Marketing campaigns

Influencer Marketing in Japan can be as much as 9 times more effective than traditional advertising. However often measuring success is more difficult than traditional marketing. Businesses are often spending large budgets on campaigns, so understanding a return on investment is good to know. Here are 4 easy ways to track ROI for Influencer Marketing. […]

Using TikTok for influencer marketing in Japan

We mentioned a little bit about TikTok in a previous post. To recap, TikTok is a video sharing platform enjoyed by over 500 million monthly active users in over 150 countries since the launch in 2016 (WOW!). In Japan, some say that more than 70% of teens know or have used the app. It’s predominantly […]

Japanese Social Media Marketing Review & Forecast for 2018-2019

Time flies so fast – we’re already entering the final quarter of 2018! Now is a great time to review major social media platform trends in Japan, including one of the biggest marketing trends, Influencer Marketing. Looking ahead will allow us to plan for 2019, so let’s look at progress and prediction by social media […]

Best paid promotion hashtags to use for Japanese Influencer Campaigns

You might think #PR is only an English word, but in Japanese it very common and it’s pronounced ピーアール (piーaーru) and is understood by Japanese Social Media users as an indication of promotional activity. It’s often thought in other countries that the hashtag #PR gives negative sentiment to sponsored posts, making them seem “too sponsored” […]

4 tips to remember when running Influencer marketing campaigns in Japan

Social Media Marketing or “SNS Marketing” as it’s known in Japan constantly changing, just like other parts of the world. Updating relevant and useful information on your brand’s Social Media channels is useful, but it’s a good idea to couple it with influencer marketing. This is because many of your audience prefer to hear from […]

Why UGC? Ideas to run successful Japanese Influencer Marketing campaigns

Today we’re going to be talking about the power of User Generated Content (UGC) for the Japanese Market. At JapanBuzz we love collaborating with influencers, generating engaging content and often dedicate a portion of an influencer campaign towards asking influencers to create posts geared towards organic UGC posts. The idea here is to get their […]

Top 5 Social Media Campaigns by Alcohol Brands in Japan

Alcohol brand marketing in Japan has traditionally utilised ads with eye catching prints and TV ads. However, recently there’s a trend that the younger Japanese generation no longer owns TVs. Instead, they watch online TV programmes on their portable devices such as smartphones, tablets, and PCs. Therefore, brands are required to be more active on […]

Delistagrammer! 3 Great Examples of Influencer Campaigns by Food Brands in Japan

With the right content, food campaigns can influence people’s purchase decisions. Furthermore, collaborating with influencers on social media in Japan can certainly get the message across with relatable and a visually attractive representation of the brand. In this article, let’s take a look at 3 food brands in Japan that have successfully used influencer campaigns […]

Japanese Influencer Marketing Trends for 2018

In Japan many companies are already using social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LINE and Instagram for marketing purposes. In 2018 using influencer marketing is a strategy more and more Japanese companies are implementing alongside their social media strategy. Consumers are exposed to over 10,000 messages from brands every day according to IE School of […]

Best 3 Father’s Day Japanese Social Media Campaigns in 2018

What did you give your father on Father’s Day this year? Seemingly, there are a lot more things out there involving Mother’s Day than there are for Father’s Day. So today, we would like to focus on Japanese social media campaigns that were successful for Father’s Day! 1. #父の日何贈ろうか問題 – Asahi Beer As people wonder […]