Month: November 2012

Messaging my Own Company – a Lesson Learned

Messaging and positioning, defining a company story, mission statement, vision statement

Since launching SAJE in 2006, I’ve gone through a few messaging revamps. I haven’t done this because I got it “wrong” in the early days, I quite simply started out focused on one area – messaging and positioning. But I’ve come to the conclusion that you can’t work full time on this – there just…

Start-ups Asia Pacific – 7 Ideas to Get Media Coverage

Startup.com

I’ve just read this great article – How To Get Media Coverage For Your Start-up: A Complete Guide by Leo Widrich, co-founder of Buffer. One of the things I’ve noticed, having worked with start-ups in the US, EMEA and Asia Pacific, is companies’ in this region do not dedicate the same amount of budget or…

Asia Pacific Social Media Stats – Australia, China, India and Japan

HubSpot 62 Social Media Tips from Around the World

It’s a pretty-much well proven fact that the world has changed and marketers must focus on where their audiences are interacting and work to influence them within that environment – yes? The stats tell the story… Nearly 80% of Internet users conduct product research online There are more than 10 billion online searches a month…

Your Personal Professional Profile is Vital

Professional social media profile

In today’s social world, one thing I’m not seeing enough of in Asia Pacific is people investing in their own personal professional profile in social media-land. I certainly have some connections that do a fantastic job at this – consistently focused on building their profile as experts in whatever field they are in – and…

Softbank 30 Year Vision – An Asian Lesson

SoftBank Logo

SoftBank Corporation is a Japanese headquartered telecommunications and Internet corporation, with operations in broadband, fixed-line telecommunications, e-commerce, Internet, finance, and much much more. Established in Japan in 1981, its market capitalization in 2011 was more than US$43 billion. It’s a global player and recently gained the media spotlight with its 70 percent acquisition of US telco…