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I am a freelance writer for newspapers,magazines as well as a journalist for TV.
I am from Tokyo, Japan and have been living in Los Angeles since 1990.

#261- Make money on SNS?

As you know, I have a monthly column on Senken-Shimbun (major Japanese fashion business newspaper) website which everyone can read for free.

If you don’t read Japanese, here is the translation for November issue of my column into English from Japanese.



Senken-Shimbun website (

Published on November 12, 2015 (in Japan)
Title of this column in Report+ : From L.A. “Make money on SNS?”
Writer: Yoko Fujimoto

There are many people in the world who are using SNS (social networking service) such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest etc.

Especially in the fashion industry, people who are fashion brand’s PR, fashion blogger etc. post photos of fashion related items or write comments about products on Facebook, Instagram etc., and they actively use SNS as a marketing tool.

For example, recently Yahoo acquired “Polyvore” (Fashion SNS), people are considering SNS as a business chance.

Meanwhile, a “new Fashion SNS” born in Los Angeles. It e…