Motoko Hunt

Yahoo! Japan's new area search

Oct. 11, Yahoo! Japan kicked off it’s beta version of area search service. (area-search.yahoo.co.jp)

It provides two search windows, the firlst one for the location/landmarks, and the other one for the type of businesses that you are looking for, i.e., “Osaka” + “movie theater”.
The search results includes the names, addresses, and the phone numbers of the businesses in the area, and the area map with each of the searvices marked.

Motoko Hunt

Motoko Hunt

President & Search Marketing Strategist at AJPR
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.

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