Rakuten Inc. Selects Ginzametrics’ Platform for Enterprise SEO

Rakuten Inc. Selects Ginzametrics’ Platform for Enterprise SEO Management –

Largest Ecommerce Company in Japan Operates Popular Rakuten Ichiba Site

Integration of Ginzametrics’ Enterprise SEO Platform Designed to

Increase Organic Search Conversions, Optimize Content, and Aid Global Expansion

 Mountain View, California, (December 12, 2011) – Ginzametrics, the disruptive enterprise SEO management and analytics platform, announced today Japanese ecommerce leader Rakuten Inc. selected the Ginzametrics’ enterprise SEO platform for its popular Rakuten Ichiba site.

Ginzametrics will improve Rakuten Ichiba’s organic search rankings through a proprietary keyword dashboard that identifies top keywords and underperforming ones, and allows real-time optimizations on a granular level. The company allows businesses such as Rakuten to see real-time keyword rankings and also perform analysis, as Ginzametrics integrates with any existing analytics platform, including Google Analytics, Adobe SiteCatalyst, or CoreMetrics, among others.

ginza metrics logoRakuten desired to expand its business further into international markets, and chose the Ginzametrics platform for its ability to manage hundreds of thousands of keywords across multiple languages. As the only localized SEO platform that is capable of managing international markets, Ginzametrics allows Rakuten to cover international search using a single dashboard. The platform’s user interface is currently available in English, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, and Spanish.

“We are very pleased to be working with Rakuten to boost their SEO efforts, said Ray Grieselhuber, CEO and Co-Founder of Ginzamarkets, Inc. “Their adoption of our unique enterprise SEO platform solidifies our status as the leader in the Japanese market. We are the first and only SEO platform operating in this market, and have a deep understanding of how to properly tailor our work based on country or region. Through our platform we can manage a massive number of keywords in multiple markets, enabling Rakuten’s global expansion goals.”

Based in Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Rakuten Inc. is the largest ecommerce company in Japan. It operates Rakuten Ichiba, a well-known online retail destination as well as other entities. For more information, visit http://global.rakuten.com/us/.

About Ginzamarkets, Inc.

Launched in early 2010, Ginzamarkets offers the Ginzametrics SEO dashboard for mid-size and enterprise level clients.  Ginzametrics presents complex data into actionable recommendations on a page-by-page basis. The complete solution covers all aspects of SEO including server configuration, broken link notifications, improved crawling and granular keyword recommendations. For more information, visit www.ginzametrics.com

About Geoff Simon

Geoff is owner/operator of Simon Search Marketing. He graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University in 2003. Geoff immediately secured employment as an account coordinator with Grey Direct West, (now G2 Direct & Digital) working for Bank of Americas online banking division. From there Geoff has worked in a search marketing capacity for companies including Intermark Group, Disney Interactive Media Group, and Toyota Dealers Association. During his time Geoff has worked on brands including Disney Family, Toyota, Lexus, National Geographic, Red Bull USA Events, That '70s Show and Carsey Werner.
Geoff likes ice-hockey, is a Chicago native and proud dad to his almost 1-year old son Cyrus.
Find Geoff on Google+, Facebook, LinkedIn, or follow his Twitter handle @geoff_simon


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