Social Media Archive

David Henriques
Baidu Tieba

When you think about Chinese social media marketing, popular platforms such as WeChat, Weibo, and TikTok most likely come to mind. Due to the utter popularity surrounding these platforms, the marketing competition is high and brands are using the promotional features on these platforms to the fullest. Finding your niche through all the marketing campaigns from competitors can really put your marketing skills to the test.…

David Henriques
Marketing Calendar 2020

When properly executed, Chinese holiday marketing brings some of the highest revenue-driving times for brands. It can be the most preoccupied time of year for many marketers. As the year draws to an end our team is now focusing on planning for 2020. And there’s no better way for us to close out this year with anything other than sharing the upcoming special Chinese dates with you to help you gain a better understanding of the Chinese Marketing Calendar.…

David Henriques
Beauty & Cosmetics Marketing Guide for China

The rise of brand-savvy buyers has forever changed the way Chinese shoppers consume media, especially when it comes to beauty and cosmetics. To be successful within the Chinese beauty industry, you don’t have to be a big cosmetic brand like L’Oréal, Estee Lauder or SK-II; smaller brands still have the opportunity to excel as long as they understand the value of personalization.…

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
Zhihu : The Incredibly Simple Guide for Marketing

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.…