Gaming Market China 2022

The Gaming market in China is full of surprises, opportunities, and challenges. As of 2021, it is the largest in the world, with 706 million gamers generating a whopping US$46.6bn. It is also, however, among the most regulated. There are occasional months-long holds on approving new game licenses, controls on the number of hours certain individuals may play, and strict content supervision.

NFTs in China are booming, and they’re booming fast. There lies, right now, a huge opportunity for international brands to get in on the ground floor. However, they must be aware that their usual approach towards NFT marketing and selling will almost definitely not be optimal in the Chinese market, because it holds significant differences to markets elsewhere.

NFTs have become a fixture in the global tech zeitgeist. In 2021, for the first time, the term ‘NFT’ surpassed ‘crypto’ in global search interest on Google. In China they are rising in prominence too, but, as with many things, this rise has distinctly Chinese characteristics. This article will give an overview of what NFTs are, how the Chinese government is supporting and regulating them domestically, and the key differences in approach between China and the rest of the world.

It’s time for the second installment of our snapshot guide to Little Red Book (aka RED, aka xiaohongshu) for 2022! In Part 1 of this guide, we introduced what the platform is, what it looks like, its users, their behaviour, and ads. This time around we’re looking more carefully at RED as an e-commerce platform. What are the most popular products?

Is 小红书 (Little Red Book, aka RED) all it’s cracked up to be? Or is it just a flash in the pan, a one-hit wonder, an over-hyped fad, bound to go the way of Vine and MySpace? It’s hard to tell. One thing’s for sure – in the last few years, it’s gone from being a relatively niche platform, used almost exclusively to share cosmetics tips, to a full-blown social commerce powerhouse.

In Part 1 of our WeChat Advertising Guide 2022, we did a deep dive on what advertising looks like on WeChat, the features that are available for targeting an audience, and payment and bidding options. Here in Part 2, we are going to look at how to get set up an account and campaigns, as well as best practices, for all brands, no matter their size.

Tmall Livestreaming Guide Part 2

In Part 1 of our Tmall Live-Streaming guide, we introduced live commerce on Tmall, its rising significance for brands based in and outside of China, the various types of shoppers to target and a detailed step-by-step process on how to get started. Here in Part Two, we’re going to outline 12 best practices for maximum success, whether your brand is just starting or willing to take things to the next level.

WeChat Advertising 2022

WeChat – the omnipresent super-app that is an inextricable part of life in China as public transport, healthcare systems and steamed rice. It is a social media behemoth, one that brands looking to advertise in China should be very familiar with. In this two-parts WeChat Advertising guide, we’re going to do a deep dive on:

  • What advertising looks like on WeChat
  • The available features for targeting an audience
  • Payment and bidding options
  • How to get set up
  • Best practices

 

Types of WeChat Ad

Moments ads

WeChat Moments are like the Facebook news feed, but boiled down to almost only the posts (AKA status updates) that WeChat friends make.