Japanese Search ExpertAJPR
Since Motoko established AJPR in 1998, she has been providing the online marketing services targeting Japan and Asia to companies from around the world, helping them to enter the Far-East market using the Internet. Her search marketing consulting services with her extensive knowledge of Asia and Japanese market have been highly valued and made big impact on some of the world’s popular multi-national brands’ search marketing campaigns.
A number of her articles have been published on industry websites and printed media including Multilingual Computing and International Journal of Localization. She also writes about the Japanese online market on her blog at AJPR and Multilingual-Search.com.
She is a frequent speaker at search marketing conferences globally, and gives seminars and trainings about search marketing targeting Japan and Asia.
Prior to entering the online marketing industry in the mid 90’s, she worked as a senior marketing manager at a traditional marketing and trading farm, marketing US products to Japanese government and heavy industries.
She believes in giving back to the community and volunteers her time for industry organizations. In March 2010, she was elected to be a member of the Board of Directors of SEMPO (Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization). Also, she is a chairman of Asia-Pacific Committee and a Co-Chair of SEMPO Japan. In March 2009, she received the first SEMPO President Award for her support and dedication to the search industry and SEMPO organization.