China Digital Archive

David Henriques
Native advertising

When it comes to native advertising, timelines are carefully curated, news channels are simply structured, and social media platforms are perfectly personalized, delivering ads in just the right place to build genuine exposure. Chinese consumers tend to be enticed by products and services that provide a certain level of authenticity, creating a strong sense of loyalty to brands that they consider authentic.…

David Henriques
Performance marketing

Whether it’s WeChat advertising, Weibo marketing, or Baidu PPC campaigning, any business that creates an advertisement wants to know how it’s received by prospective customers. As advertising becomes more apparent, businesses are looking past branding to build marketing strategies with measureable results. Performance marketing campaigns give marketers the capacity to measure any and everything from brand exposure to conversion rates.…

David Henriques

As with all marketing, social media trends can change drastically from year to year and this is especially true when it comes to social media platforms in China. As social platforms continue to develop their own niche, brands need to stay up-to-date on the latest platforms to market their business. Whether you are an experienced marketer or a marketer looking to venture into Chinese social media marketing, it’s helpful to know the most popular social media platforms around.…

David Henriques
WeChat Advertising

Whatever your industry, segment and audience, a considerable chunk of your customers are on social media. In order to boost your sales and increase your online awareness in China, marketing on WeChat is a great place to start. With so many active daily users, there is an almost endless supply of consumers to target and turn into paying customers.…

David Henriques
Mobile Game China

The Chinese mobile game industry has gained a lot of momentum over the past years and promoting your mobile game has become just as important as designing your levels or enhancing your user interface. Given the enormous size and growing popularity of the gaming world, brands have started spending more money to come up with creative ideas to market their games.…

David Henriques
mobile gaming china

With over a billion potential gamers, many brands are taking part in the action and have increasingly talented developers to call upon to dominate the Chinese gaming industry. We’ve watched mobile gaming become a mainstream consumer activity where app developers themselves have become household names and even WeChat mini games have amassed nearly half a billion users.…

David Henriques

As China’s economy grows, the number of Chinese consumers traveling and shopping overseas is rising along with it. In less than two decades China has become the largest driving force in the outbound travel market with over 140 million Chinese tourists making trips in 2018 alone. The country’s thirst for digital knowledge has ignited a massive push in traveler decision making and France has become a new crowd-pleaser for Chinese consumers.…

David Henriques

Foreign companies pour money into Baidu SEM (Search Engine Marketing) and Baidu SEO (Baidu Search Engine Optimization) every year, and for good reason. No doubt, the right SEM campaign can bring your company quick and effective results for marketing to Chinese consumers. Problem is – a lot of brands aimlessly set up ads, not knowing much about the process, and more than often don’t get the results they would like.…

David Henriques

Ask almost anyone what to include in your Chinese social media strategy and you’re likely to hear WeChat, Weibo and Baidu in the response.  It’s no secret that having a presence on the bigger social media platforms will always be an important part of your digital marketing strategy, but brands seem to get lost in the noise of millions of posts and tweets from the well-known platforms.…

Kwon Billingsley

Arguably one of the most creative innovations to come out of the Chinese digital landscape, WeChat Mini Programs (MPs) are at the forefront of disrupting how consumers interact with apps. What’s equally impressive is that MPs have no notable counterpart in the West. With more than 600 million users and over 1.5 million developers leveraging a brands reach, it’s simply impossible to ignore the boundless potential of how MPs serve as a digital marketing tool in China.…