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How to use Naver in English

Naver is the most used website / app in South Korea, according to both SimilarWeb and Alexa. Naver is mostly known for its search engine, but it is actually more a portal (like Yahoo!) and also developed other apps like Band (social media) and Line (messaging). Some of its more well known services are: Blog, Cafe …

How to do Naver SEO – factors and checklists to rank in Korea

Want more Koreans to visit your website? Then you have to do search engine optimization (SEO) for Naver, Korea’s largest search engine. SEO is necessary to rank higher organically in any search engine or portal (like Daum, Korea’s second largest portal). Search engines and portals have factors to decide how much traffic they send you. …

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 …

Online shopping – digital marketing in Korea part 4

This is the fourth part of the series: What is the current state of digital marketing in Korea and how did it develop in the past few years? Follow the links for the first part (on search engines / portals), second part (search engine / portal marketing) third part (mobile marketing (KakaoTalk) 모바일 마케팅) and …

Naver Shopping now available directly via Naver Search AD

Now, you can make Naver Shopping campaigns through Naver Search AD (the Korean version of Google AdWords). Before, in order to make your products available through Naver Shopping you had to sign up through websites such as Gmarket, or 11st. All you need is a business registration number (사업자등록증) and a license to sell products online …

PPC ads in Naver – digital marketing in Korea part 2

Korea’s online ad market is worth annually U$D 2.26 billion. Want to reach Korean customers? Advertising in Naver is not easy. For foreigners, it may be the most difficult to enter in the world. If you have the stamina and (deep) pockets though, you can try both advertising and optimization in Korea’s largest portal, Naver. The …