Brand localization has a wide range of scope, involving everything from the language and culture of the region to the attitudes of the buyers. Every market requires some amount of localization. But since there is a vast information gap about the Chinese market, it is even more important to understand more about China before entering the market.
The number of High Net-Worth Individuals (HNWIs) in China has gone through the roof over the past ten years. This represents opportunities for firms that operate in the finance sector broadly, and specifically in wealth management. Below, we explore the state of the game in 2021, looking at the relationship between HNWIs and private finance, the makeup and interests of Chinese HNWIs, and the digital marketing solutions that stem from a contemporary understanding of the rapidly changing wealth and digital landscapes.
According to UNESCO, China has more students studying abroad than the other top 7 countries combined. In recent years, the number of Chinese students looking to study abroad has grown rapidly.
If you are looking to promote overseas schools in China, it’s important to know how to connect with your target audience. Here, we examine the particular qualities Chinese people value in education, and the best digital marketing practices for generating student leads.
China’s social media ecosystem is super-vibrant with new trends emerging every year (or several times in a single year). From the rise of short-video and live-streaming Chinese social media platforms such as Douyin and Kuaishou to the creation of new features such as WeChat Video Channels, your company will need to keep up to date with the latest market changes and demands to adopt the best marketing strategy and achieve the best possible ROI and ROAS in China.
If you have been following our articles over the past year, you are probably familiar with a few ways of how to advertise in China. By now, you may have run a few WeChat Moment or Official Account Ads, or you may have even looked into WeChat mini program advertising. But what you may not know is that WeChat is only one of the major platforms that Tencent offers for advertising.
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.
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.
From the printing press to digital ads, advertising has changed with the times especially when marketing to China. Advertisement spending will continue to increase as the middle classes’ purchasing habits continue to fuel the market, but many foreign companies often fail to understand that the digital advertisement industry in China differs from the West. When advertising your business to the Chinese market, there are three important factors to remember: the digital landscape is fragmented, China is dominated by mobile, and Chinese consumers change quickly.