This FAQs page will help to speed up the process of finding information you need. Godspeed.
What is Marketing In Asia?
Marketing In Asia is a content-sharing platform that makes it easy to enjoy articles, infographics, podcasts, slides and videos online. In simpler words, if YouTube is a service of displaying videos made by the creators who own the copyrights then Marketing In Asia is a service of displaying content made by the community who own them. We do not own the copyrights either, and never claim those are ours. Start uploading your content today and get Asia to notice you.
Why does Marketing In Asia exist?
To give Asian people and brands a voice.
Why Marketing In Asia is confident that you can bring traffic to my website or social media via submitted articles?
When you upload your article on this platform, one important thing you must do is to invite your Facebook friends to Like Marketing In Asia’s Facebook Page. Why? Because we want to populate and pool together all our personal friends, connections and followers into one single place. Once this is done, the reach of your article once we shared it on all the social media pages including Facebook will automatically get stretched – big time. The readership will go further, organically.
We want to secure at least 2,500 active content contributors to upload their content regularly. Imagine each of us has a minimum of 3,000 friends followers on Facebook for example and there are 2,500 of us contributors pooling our friends together. Do the math. Now that’s a powerful leverage right there.
All you have to do is to go to our Facebook Page, find the Community tab and click at Invite All Friends button there. Done!
What are you guys up to lately?
We are looking for more content contributors across Asia who are regularly producing content in English, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Indonesia and Tagalog, to upload them here on Marketing In Asia. It doesn’t matter whether you’re based in the Middle East, Central Asia, South, ASEAN countries, or even North Asia, as long as you’re based in Asia, we want your content. To register, click here.
Is Marketing In Asia available across Asia?
We are 100 percent digital, so the platform is pretty much available globally not just Asia. All our content are personalised to Asia and we have strong readerships in 14 countries now, and they are Singapore, Malaysia, Mongolia, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand. Our target is to have a deeper presence in 25 countries across Asia by end-2020.
Who are your readers?
Most of them are marketers, bloggers, regional media community and agencies, B2B professionals, C-suites, academia and general public. Not to mention, our competitors too.
Why should I upload my content on Marketing In Asia?
Here’s why. You will be searchable on search engines, better. At the same time, you will enjoy traffics coming your way too. Dig these scenarios below.
You Do Not Actually Own A Website. You just know how to write well, keen to be ranked highly on Google and build credibility. The thing is, you do not have an intention to spend thousands of dollars for a website, purchase a domain and a hosting, a theme for the website, annual maintenance and spare more money to bring traffic over to your website. Don’t worry, we will house your content for free.
Your Website Is Boring, LinkedIn, Medium and SlideShare Aren’t Helping Too. You own a website but it is pretty much stagnant right now despite producing masterpieces after masterpieces every week. Sadly there’s no traffic. You then decided to upload them on LinkedIn, Medium and SlideShare. Same sh*t. No traffic either. Why? Because these platforms aren’t sharing your stuff, it’s just you who are doing it. We’re not like them. Here at Marketing In Asia, we will share your content via our social media channels with all our readers across Asia.
Backlinks. Building backlinks on your content available on Marketing In Asia will help improve your authority in the eyes of search engines especially Google. You should know this. If you do not aware of what backlink is, Google it.
Swing Marketing In Asia’s traffic to your website. Do the math, this platform can attract better traffic than your website (if you have one). And our traffic is not coming from just one country – but many. With backlinks available, there shall be traffic coming your way.
What does it take to be a contributor?
You need to have these three things to qualify. One, you must be very good at what you do. Two, you’re a good storyteller. And three, you need to upload at least one content every month.
Should you decide to upload content on Marketing In Asia as a brand, this is chargeable. The fee is US$50 annually. You may ask for a quote here.
Who owns the copyright of the submitted content?
You are. If you start uploading various content such as articles, infographics, slides, videos and podcasts on Marketing In Asia, you own the copyrights. Marketing In Asia is just a service that will display and distribute your copyrighted content. We have no claim on your content. Marketing In Asia is not a publisher nor is claiming to own your content.
Am I getting paid for contributing content?
What about the topics?
For Marketing, you may upload content related to social media, search engine optimisation, search engine marketing, blogging, website, paid ads, analytics, digital marketing in general, traditional marketing, public or media relations, influencer marketing and so on. For non-Marketing, you can write stuff about entrepreneurship, life, freelancers, tech, finance, sales, career, men, women, dating, economy, sexuality, human capital, environment, anything.
Backlinks, are they allowed?
Only 2 backlinks are allowed within each uploaded content. There shall be another 2 backlinks to be made available on your profile. If you require more backlinks for your uploaded content, each additional backlink is priced at US$25. You may ask for a quotation here.
How do I upload my content?
You may upload your content here. Before uploading anything, you need to prepare 1-2 introduction paragraph explaining the nature of your content. At least the readers can have a go at it before they dive into it.
To upload a presentation slide on Marketing In Asia, you need to upload it into SlideShare first. Then grab the WordPress code from there and paste it into the form provided. Similar goes if you’re going to upload a video. You need to upload it into YouTube first, then grab the url from there and paste it into the form provided on Marketing In Asia.
To upload a podcast, you need to upload your podcast into any podcast platform you like however that platform must be accessible via Spotify. This is because we can only display podcast that has a Spotify url.
For articles, this is quite straight-forward. Simply upload it into the form provided in MS Word format. Finally for infographics, you can upload it using an image or pdf format.
What will happen after I uploaded my content?
Once the content is uploaded via the form, our Editorial Team will take a look at them. They will then double-check your grammar and spelling as well as the story flow just to make sure everything is cool. Once all the checking works are done, the Editorial Team will queue it up. If you’d like to know the exact date of the material being published, you may check the timing here. Content that are not well written, lack qualities and too general will be declined.
How to know the timing you’re going to publish my content?
Every week, we will update the list of content to be published at the From The Chief segment.
How to promote my brand on Marketing In Asia?
First of all, we don’t like ads. On Marketing In Asia, there are a few unique ways you can promote your brand.
Become A Brand Contributor. We allow individuals to become contributors on this magazine, for free. However it is chargeable if you decide to upload content as a brand. The fee is only US$50 annually.
Get a Channel. If you are a contributor and likely to upload more than 2 content a month, you can own a channel here in this magazine for a small fee. It can be under your name. Via Channels, it will help to further expose you to the readers. The fee is US$50 per month.
Sponsored Articles, Slides, Videos, Podcasts or Infographics. This is similar to ads, but less offensive and long-form in nature. In other words, the content is crafted with structure in place. You need to give away some information first such as ideas, trends, insights or opinions before you sell something or get them to contact you. Normally the selling part is positioned towards the end of the content shared. This is what we mean by less offensive. Selling by not selling works better, really. The fee is US$50 per content.
Get Featured on Talking Pod or Meet A Marketer. You may also submit your interest to be featured on these segments. The fee is US$50 per content.
Insert Backlinks on Existing Content. You may also request us to insert your backlinks into our existing content. The fee is US$25 per backlink.
MIA Deals. This menu is very special. You may share the details about your company, products or services with the audience via a short write up. It’s a hard sell section but we make it ‘softer’ via the Q&A mode. The fee is US$50 per content.
There will be a small fee involved for all the above. Once you fill up this form here, a formal quotation will be generated. We shall then take it from there.
What do you mean by content?
It refers to articles, infographics, podcasts, slides and videos. We accept all of them. You can upload all these content on Marketing In Asia regularly.
Do you accept press releases?
Yes we do, with a little caveat though. We only accept press releases that are beneficial to Asian people. You may send them here. Kindly accompany the press release with some pics please, in high-res. Don’t worry, it’s free of charge. And we allow 2 backlinks only. If you need more, let us know. FYI, press releases is an information by nature. Any hard selling will be deleted.
Can I propose myself, my CEO or someone worthy for your Get To Know or Meet A Marketer interview?
Yeah, sure. Do notify us here please.
Are you on social media?
What’s your statistic like?
Let us be very clear on one thing. We are a young platform. Despite that if you try to search for something that has ‘Marketing’ and ‘Asia’ keywords in it, obviously you will find us right at the top of Google Search’s first page. That’s authority right there, and we are very good at building one.
Here are our stats as of May 1, 2020.
Our global internet ranking based on Alexa is now at 426K. Our monthly impression across the internet is at 270K that translate into 8.9K clicks with more than 53K page views in total, for now. These numbers are increasing rapidly each month in parallel with the growth of our personalised content.
Check out also our social media stats. On LinkedIn, our monthly impression on average is at 20.2K. On Twitter, the impression is getting better by the day, which is now at 24.6K. Facebook is the only social media platform that is not friendly when it comes to organic. Since we aren’t a fan of paid ads, at the moment our stats on the monthly post reach is at 1,541 with 2,586 organic followers.
Career In Asia, what is that?
Career In Asia is a section where you can either apply for a marketing job by submitting your CV, or post marketing jobs available in your organisation. To submit a CV and to post jobs here is free of charge.
Hang on, where is your location?
Oh, that. If you must know, we are running this platform virtually from Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Singapore and Jakarta since December 1, 2018. Our company, nevertheless, is legitimate. We are a registered entity in Malaysia, governed by the Companies Commission of Malaysia. In fact, our virtual office is in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We will register office addresses in Singapore, Manila and Jakarta too. Soon!