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Some Directions on Restructuring the Economy in 2012 – Vietnam

(CPV) – Entering into the 2012 plan, Vietnam has fundamental advantages. However, Vietnam’s economy in the near future has to face many difficulties and challenges because of unstable macroeconomy, high inflation and interest rates, which have negative impacts on production and life of the people. Natural disaster, floods, epidemics are complex and unpredictable factors in the … Continue reading

International visitors to Vietnam in December and 12 months of 2011

International visitors to Vietnam in December estimated 593,408 arrivals, increasing by 32% over the same period last year. Total international arrivals in 2011 reached 6,014,032 representing a 19.1% growth over 2010.   Nov. 2011 Dec. 2011 (estimate) Accrued for 12 months of 2011 Dec. 2011 vs Nov.2011 (%) Dec. 2011 vs. Dec. 2010 (%)  2011 vs. 2010 (%) Total 611,864 … Continue reading

SIX WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR DIGITAL MARKETING IN 2012

‘Tis the season…to start thinking about how you’re going to grow your business in 2012. Based on what we’re seeing out there, here are a few things that you need to include in your digital marketing plans for 2012. Develop a Mobile Strategy The iPad 3 will be dropping next year, Amazon’s Kindle Fire has … Continue reading

10 Social Media 2011 Highlights (Data Included)

2011 was a pivotal year for social media marketing (For those of you who are interested, here’s 2010’s social media marketing highlights. Driven in part by consumers who spend roughly one quarter of their time online with social media and blogging sites according to Nielsen, marketers tested and expanded their use of social media and integrated … Continue reading

Why Customer Service Is The New Marketing

from Auto Salvage News Treat yours customers as if they were newspapers reporters; this is the new mantra for savvy companies of all sizes. As consumers, we’ve become disenchanted with advertising and marketing of all sorts, having being duped, tricked or made to feel foolish on more than one occasion. The last true medium that … Continue reading

Vietnam Timeless charm becomes Vietnam Tourism Slogan

Vietnam – timeless charm becomes Vietnam Tourism Slogan “Vietnam – Timeless Charm” and the five petal lotus have been selected as the slogan and symbol of Vietnamese tourism in 2012-2015 term. The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) said on Dec. 27 in Hanoi that the new slogan and symbol were approved by Minister of … Continue reading

Incredible Things That Happen Every 60 Seconds On The Internet

10 MARKETING TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL ONLINE CHRISTMAS

It’s Christmas time! – One of the busiest periods for e-commerce. Are you ready..? Last year, shopping related queries went up 29% (Google NZ data) compared to Christmas 2009, with a higher query growth for NZ brands than for international ones. Each year, more Kiwis make their Christmas purchases online as it’s more convenient and also … Continue reading

2012 DIGITAL MARKETING INSIGHTS

GENERAL THOUGHTS While not a dramatic shift, there has been a movement in how marketing messages are being digested. Several years ago, marketing messages were being PUSHED into marketplaces. Direct mail, email, general advertising stood on their own as tactics and strategies. Today with a networked Internet –social media gatherings and hubs – decisions are … Continue reading

MY PREDICTIONS – BUSINESS AND MARKETING TRENDS 2012

Sharing   27 Million units of content are shared online on a daily basis and according to The New York Times Customer Insight Group, 85% of people surveyed said that reading other users recommendations and feedback enabled them to make a more informed decision. With people now automatically turning to the internet to ask for … Continue reading