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Empower and Revitalize Japan for Next Generation

We will create innovative businesses for solving Japanese social issues by being a bridge between Japan and the world.

Our Services

  • Consulting and
    Outsourcing Business

  • B2B E-Commerce
    for Global Businesses

Consulting and Outsourcing Business

Let us be your marketing partner to realize the state-of-art marketing for you

In this digital world, marketing has been shaped into a complex form as the user-behaviors are diversifed and technology is advanced. SOPHOLA offers a wide range of the pin-pointed solutions such as utlizing advanced global marketing tech, building your marketing team, and supporting your marketing activities.

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1. Business Consulting

Our business consulting entails “1. Mid-Term Business Plan” / “2. Existing Business Enhancement” / “3. New Business Development” for our clients such as ad agecies and advertisers.

  • Mid-Term Business Plan

    We support your business growth by creating a realistic growth plan based on current data and planning a new business as well as existing business.

    • 3-Year-Business Plan
    • Service development
    • Team Building
  • Existing Business Enhancement

    We contribute to growing your existing business by solving the issues, proposing countermeasures, and managing projects with advanced technology platform.

    • KPI Setting
    • Project Management
    • Growth Plan
    • Marketing Platform
  • New Business Development

    We drive your business growth by creating new business, making synergies with your existing business. For example, we realize business expansion by consistently conducting proof of concept of new business and the project management as well as selection and negotiation of new business partners.

    • New Business Search
    • Contract Negotiation
    • POC [Proof of Concept]
    • Project Management

2. Marketing Consulting

Our marketing consulting entails “1. Marketing Strategy” / “2. Standardization” / “3. Education” for clients such as ad agencies and advertisers

  • Marketing Strategy

    We make the business plan with existing and new businesses by analyzing a client company and competitors in existing / new business area. By analyzing each measure, we use an improvement cycle and drive its business.

    • Market research
    • Cross-service strategy
    • Effect measurement
  • Standardization

    We improve work efficiency by summarizing checkpoints/setting items on usage and structuring the work with the tool/work frame.

    • Create manual
    • Operation scheme
  • Education

    We work out a study session to disseminate the latest knowledge and information about the tools and performance-based advertisements within the company. In addition, we support the growth of internal talent by learning program to “On the Job Training”.

    • Training session
    • On the Job training

3. Marketing Outsourcing

With global advanced artificial intelligence technology provided by global tech firms that are still unseen in Japan's market, we support ad agencies and advisers to better utilize web analytics and optimize paid search ad campaigns. (We will later expand our outsourcing service portfolio to display ad campaigns and creative optimization.)

  • Operation

    Actual action planning and execution are taken care on our end, but our best practices are shared with our clients upon request.

    • Action Planning
    • Action Management
    • Analyses/Optimization

4. Support Global Tech Firms to Enter into Japan's Market

We will promote advancing AI/marketing tech in Japan by helping global tech firms to enter into this market and scale their businesses.

  • Market Entry Support

    We run a few pilots with your potential clients for proof-of-concept purposes, and help you find your local business partner to enter into this market and expand your business here.

    • Potential Partner Selection/Negotiation
    • Biz/Product/Sales Strategy-Making
    • Operation
    • Localization for JP market

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Oversea B2B E-commerce Business

Let us be your storyteller for the rest of the world.

We tackle on the social issues: local depopulation, aging craftsmanship, spreading Japan’s appeal on the globe through our support for corporates/individuals with strong intention to expand the businesses to European and US markets. For example, we strive to change the domestic market situation where our outstanding traditional crafts and special products nationwide centered on Nagano are disappearing by local revitalization/inheritance and appeal of Japanese culture.

  • Local Revitalization

    We support local revitalization through

    1. Expand business opportunities for local special products/crafts
    2. Create attractive job opportunities
    3. Establish work environment people love
  • Craftsmanship Support

    We help sustain Japan's culture through

    1. Grow the craftsman population
    2. Pass the traditional art down to the next generation
    3. Create a new culture
  • Spreading Japan's Appeal

    We spead Japan's appeal worldwide by

    1. Sell Japanese special products/crafts in global markets
    2. Promote understanding/penetration of Japanese culture with these goods

1. Support the expanding to a foreign market

We will offer the following consulting services for businesses from Nagano and other local areas which plan to expand their fine traditional and local items to global markets on top of the shrinking local markets.

  • Market Response Analysis

    We will find right global companies which are willing to test those traditional and local items, and receive valuable feedbacks from them for the product development purpose.

  • Global Market Entry

    After developing the products for global markets, we will provide the local merchants a further assistance in finding global partners in the U.S. and Europe for their global market entry.