On February 1st, Ask Jeeves Japan launched beta version of the local area information search services “Jimo Navi” from Ask.jp .
Ask.jp has also launched mobile version of the local area information search service “Ask M Town” on January 24th, 2006.
Jimo Navi is a search services that provides the information of stores, facilities, etc. which match to the search words, with area map. The information is provided by “Gourmet Walker”, “Guru Navi”, “Guru Navi Travel”, etc. .
Motoko Hunt manages the SEO for all of Adobe's properties in Japan and the
APAC region. Prior to joining Adobe, Motoko established AJPR in 1998; she
has been providing search marketing consulting services targeting Japan and
Asia to companies around the world. Her services have made a big impact on
the search marketing campaigns of some of the world's most popular
multi-national brands. A number of her articles have been published on industry
websites and printed media including MultiLingual Computing and the International
Journal of Localisation. She also writes about the Japanese online market on her
blog at AJPR and contributes to several online magazines in Japan and Asia.
She served as a member of the board of directors of SEMPO in 2010-2012, and
is a chairperson of the SEMPO Asia-Pacific Committee.