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David Henriques
wechat ecommerce

Along with the rise in disposable income and lasting perception that foreign brands have higher quality products, Chinese consumers are increasingly buying products though cross-border e-commerce. This growth in cross-border e-commerce offers an alternative gateway for foreign brands selling products, especially for overseas brands that lack the scale to establish a physical store in China.

And for brands who are planning to launch full-size stores, cross-border e-commerce is a great way to establish their presence and test the market.…

David Henriques
wechat trend 2020

Whether you’re just starting out with a fresh WeChat account or have been tasked with growing an established one, it’s never a bad idea to stay on top of key updates, new trends and major announcements revolving around WeChat marketing. 2020 will be a busy year for WeChat, with a range of updates and changes that will help to advance and evolve the platform, and provide new opportunities for both users and brands.…

David Henriques

Living in China, there are certain apps that are unavoidable; Tencent’s WeChat is one, the other being Meituan Dianping. Millions of Chinese citizens rely on these apps every day in almost every aspect of their lives. Seeing that China is a mobile-first society, these apps work hard to make sure users have everything they need in the palm of their hands.…

David Henriques

While most new businesses and professionals are flocking to Weibo or TikTok attempting to create visually appealing content to gain popularity, there are a few newcomers who are taking advantage of the underrated Chinese Q&A platform known as Zhihu. Unlike other social networking sites, Zhihu does not like to promote snippets of your personal life, rather it is a space for users to answers questions that other users have posted on the platform.…

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 media sites 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 sites 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

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
Weibo Marketing 2019

Weibo, was once herald as the only social media platform in China, but has since been overshadowed by the rise of WeChat and the growing popularity of Toutiao. It is true that we barely hear about Weibo marketing anymore, but Weibo is the second most popular social media platform in China. The company is continuing to experience significant growth with its user base nearing 500 million users.…

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.…