2015 was another exciting year for digital and programmatic in Asia, South East Asia especially.
There is a definite sense that individual markets are outgrowing Singapore as a regional hub – evidenced by rapidly increasing spends at individual market level, and a resurgence in agencies, both local and global, doing outstanding digital work in local markets.
In celebration of the year past, here are the top 5 Digital in Asia articles for 2015.
In our most popular piece of content, we talked to Joanna Kalenska, Managing Director at Razorfish Hong Kong, about Asian consumers, brands’ challenges and opportunities.
2. APAC Social and Mobile Usage Surge in 2015
The ever comprehensive We Are Social Annual Report highlighted robust growth for social, digital and mobile in the region over 2015.
3. A Quick Guide to Social Media in China
Ogilvy released the latest in their guides to Social Media in China highlighting the (mostly) differences but sometimes surprising similarities to global platforms.
4. Digital Savvy but Shy: How Vietnam’s Generation Z is Making Brands Work Harder
A report from market research company Epinion and OMD looking at Generation Z in Vietnam. Numbering 14 million, and with an average monthly disposable income of 112 USD – significant in this emerging market – these consumers are incredibly valuable for brands.
5. 2015 in Preview: Top 10 APAC Digital Trends 2015
2015 promised to be an exciting year for Digital Marketing and Media in Asia. These were the ten trends that, in DIA’s view, would change online advertising over the last year. How many did we get right?! Don’t worry, we’ll be right back very soon with another 10 trends for 2016.