Category: wom

twitter penetrates 1% of the Internet users in Japan

according to some research, it says twitter has got 1% penetration and 12% awareness among the Internet users in Japan (article in Ja). Awesome, isn’t it? Without spending any advertising money ( I assume). But that article describes it quite

Posted in twitter, wom

wii day1 olympic shimomaruko, tokyo, japan

This morning I was gonna wake up very early to see if I am lucky enough to get one of those WIIs from Nintendo launching today. I could only wake up like 8 am and visit Olympic store nearby with

Posted in nintendo, wii, wom

The key person is you or more near you

A famous Japanese lyricist and producer, Yasushi Akimoto (秋元康 in jp wiki),who has produced or at least heavily involved in producing the super manzai duo, Tunnels (とんねるず in jp wiki), and more recenly the popular actress, Nanako Matsushima (松島奈々子), once told

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Word Of Mouth (WOM) takes care of itself

Word of mouth might just take care of itself when the product or service is remarkable like YouTube. No adaptation to specific local market needs. The following chart is the comparison of community size for YouTube vs. Google Video inside

Posted in ミクシィ, google video, innovation, Japan, mixi, Tokyo, wom, YouTube

who is mixi id =1?

Interestingly, it is MIXI CTO and id=2 is its president . Obviously, the Word of Mouth (WOM) spread from these two guys, via invitation after invitation after invitation. By the way, the face of mySpace Tom immediately becomes

Posted in ミクシィ, Batara+Kesuma, kenji+kasahara, media, mixi, MySpace, SNS, social media, softbank, wom