Interesting metaverse map from Jon Radoff, describing the seven layers of the ecosystem and where companies (and some open source projects) sit within the market. Brief recap of what each of these layers represent: Experience is what we actually engage … Continue reading Mapping the Metaverse
A quick note to readers of this site, I’ve started a biweekly email newsletter called Growjek. Link to the latest issue here. Sign up if you’re interested in a digest of ASEAN (with an Indonesia focus) tech, digital, startups, VC, … Continue reading Launching Growjek – ASEAN Tech, Digital, Startup & VC Newsletter
Digitalization of Asia’s commerce brings choice to consumers and opportunity to businesses. It also provides the region’s societies with a path to greater economic growth and prosperity. Better government and business support of the digital economy is needed though, to … Continue reading Unlocking the Untapped Potential in Asia’s Digital Economy
With a population of more than 96 million, a median age of 30 years, and internet penetration standing at 50 million, or just over 54% of local population, Vietnam is a young and dynamic market representing a huge commercial opportunity for brands, marketers … Continue reading Vietnam: Digital Trends & Consumer Landscape Overview
Marketing Matters is a monthly column covering how marketers today can use Digital to drive innovation and results Today, video is an exceptionally important marketing tool for most businesses. Video is so powerful largely because it can tell a story in a complete … Continue reading Harnessing the Power of Video Marketing in the Online Environment
We’ve heard plenty about Millenials (or Generation Y), those born between 1976 and 1994. But as this generation continues to age, marketers are starting to shift their attention to the next wave – Generation Z, those born in 1995 or … Continue reading Digital Savvy but Shy: How Vietnam’s Generation Z is making brands work harder
2015 promises to be an exciting year for digital marketing across APAC. In ever timely fashion, the comprehensive We Are Social Annual Report confirms this potential, highlighting robust growth for social, digital and mobile in the region over the coming 12 months.
As we saw in 2014, rising mobile adoption is increasingly THE dominant regional consumer trend. With more than 3.7 billion mobile phone connections, it comes almost as a surprise that only 22% of Asian consumers make use of mobile social services like WhatsApp or WeChat. Prepare for big increases – 2015, the year of mobile squared? Continue reading “APAC Social and Mobile Usage to Surge in 2015”
2015 promises to be an exciting year for Digital Marketing and Media in Asia. The core metrics won’t feel that different from 2014, but there will be increased focus in a number of areas, alongside raised expectations as Asia expands and matures from a Digital perspective.
Here are the ten trends that, in DIA’s view, will change how online marketers across the region do business in the year ahead: Continue reading “2015 in Preview: Top 10 APAC Digital Trends 2015”
The latest PWC Digital IQ study shows that Asia CEOs lead the way on Digital. There is however concern on the ability of businesses in Asia to deliver transformational Digital strategies top to bottom. Continue reading “PWC Digital IQ study reveals appetite for change from the top”
It’s that time of year again, as the industry gets out the crystal ball, and places bets for the next 12 months in Digital. Then of course waits to be proved wrong, as it doesn’t turn into the fabled “Year of Mobile”… yet again! (Disclaimer: It will probably actually be the “Year of Mobile” this year.)
With this in mind, below is the annual digital trends roundup for 2014. Asia is covered in depth across the content, but many trends are global, and we have reflected that in the choice of material.
We will be returning to this topic in future months. For now, enjoy. Continue reading “Digital Marketing and Consumer Trends Summary 2014”