kakao Archive

Naver Maps vs Kakao Maps

What is Naver maps & Kakao maps? Naver maps is an online application launched as a subsidiary company by the Naver corporation in the early 2000’s. Naver acts as the main search engine used in South Korea, which results in the use of Naver maps almost equaling that of the 42 million users of the …

How to use Naver Map and KakaoMap apps in English

Use Naver Map in English Download the app: Open the app Tap the icon on the top left Tap the gear icon  Tap “한국어” Tap English Tap 확인 Naver Map is now in English Use KakaoMap in English Download the app: Open the app Tap the icon on the top left: Tap the gear icon …

Guide to B2B marketing in Korea

Want to enter the Korean B2B market or scale your B2B campaigns in Korea? Our agency has experience forging partnerships between your company and the biggest Korean companies. Our B2B clients include international software / SaaS, hardware, ecommerce, biotech, B2G (business to government) organizations.  Contents of this blog post:  Before you start Getting trust Getting …

Guide to digital marketing in Korea (B2C)

Want to reach South Korean consumers digitally? In Korea, digital is the majority (54%) of advertising in Korea. In 2021, Korean digital advertising had the most revenue with 7.5 trillion won (5.9 billion USD). The total advertising revenue in Korea (Asia’s fourth-largest economy) was 13.99 trillion won (about $11.7 billion), up 20.4 percent from 2020. …

KakaoTalk for organizations: Ads and Channel 

Where in most countries the most used messaging app is WhatsApp, in Korea the most dominant messaging app is KakaoTalk. You can read more about KakaoTalk here: KakaoTalk: how to download, use the app and a guide to Friends. Compared to WhatsApp, KakaoTalk has more to offer to brands to engage their clients and prospects. …

Most popular Korean social media (2023)

Koreans are generally a social people and the “Active social network penetration in Korea” was 93%, the third highest in the world. Korea also has the world’s 6th highest smartphone penetration rate.  But what are the most popular social media apps in South Korea? There are different ways to measure this, for example: Every method …

Kakao login, new Shopify app developed by Punch Digital Marketing

Punch Digital Marketing, an official partner of Shopify, announced that it has developed the KakaoTalk social login app for Shopify merchants to smoothen the cumbersome login and registration process. With this app, online store owners can enable shoppers to use the ubiquitous KakaoTalk to easily login or register to their shop. The Kakao login app …

KakaoTalk: how to download, use the app and a guide to Friends

Literally everyone (93% of the population) in Korea uses KakaoTalk, the messaging app. More and more people outside Korea and even Obama uses the app with which you also can interact with companies or bands, do shopping and read the news! This article will tell you everything about the important things of KakaoTalk – it …

Naver, Daum and Google search ads overview with graphs – digital marketing in Korea (updated)

Want to promote your company in Korea? Worldwide, there are only three countries where the default search engine is not Google. Those are Russia, China and Korea. The search engine (or more appropriately, portal) most used in Korea is called Naver (owned by NHN). Korea’s second largest portal is Daum, which merged with Kakao (known for the mobile messaging application …