In November, Weibo and WeChat released their latest statistics one after another. Below let's have a look at the performance of the two most popular Chinese social media platforms. WeChat Financial report for Q3 2017 On November 15th, WeChat published their financial report for Q3 2017: “In Q3 2...
This year, Alibaba’s Double 11 Global Shopping Festival set a new record in its total gross merchandise volume (GMV) again. The total amount of GMV processed by Alipay reached over US$ 25.3 billion, a whopping increase of 39% compared with 2016. Key takeaways Below let’s look at the latest stati...
31Ten, a digital agency based in Shanghai, has recently published a comprehensive guide to WeChat articles, which not only details the basic guidelines and rules to follow when editing WeChat articles, but also features a number of good examples that we can learn from. Key takeaways If you are looki...
Chinese social media is more than a platform for socializing and entertaining. It is full of business opportunities. It helps brands reach a mass audience and establish their brand image. With social media, brands can understand the needs of local customers and build connections, deliver the right m...
Collaborating with KOLs is a relatively nascent medium and the expertise of ‘how to work’ with these influencers is still developing in both the supply and demand sides. KOL marketing is neither a fad nor a dying niche and is very much here to stay — and only growing. Here are six principles f...
Given its huge number of active users, WeChat has become a battlefield for advertisers to showcase and promote their products. Currently, WeChat offers two major advertising options, namely Moments ads and account ads. Only brands with verified official accounts in specific industries can apply to b...
Eligible KOLs can help brands and products to raise awareness or drive sales. However, fake KOLs are increasingly common in China’s online social platforms. They harm the interests of advertisers, waste money and affect brand communication. Therefore, marketers need to utilize a professional digit...
Video bloggers create original videos to create and appeal to their audience. There are various kinds of video bloggers in China, such as gamers, fashionistas, gourmets, and humour bloggers. Since Weibo is a relatively open platform with a large user base, these video bloggers usually post short vid...
KOL competition is an effective way of generating buzz on social media. Its essence is to invite several KOLs to participate in a competition. Brands can ask bloggers to create videos, comics or other material to enter the contest. KOLs may need their followers to vote for them in the competiti...
On August 16th, Tencent updated the latest WeChat data for monthly active users and summarized its recent performance in its financial report for Q2 2017.  Let’s have a look at the latest WeChat data in more detail. Key takeaways “In Q2 2017, Tencent saw robust growth in multiple businesses, w...
On August 9th, Weibo released its financial report for Q2 2017, revealing the latest Weibo statistics. By the end of June this year, the number of monthly active users (MAU) and daily active users (DAU) on Weibo reached 361 million and 159 million respectively. In terms of financials, their total re...
If you're planning to enter the Chinese market, you might wonder, what can you do to maximize the success of your approach. Christine Tan, the Business Development Manager of FirstShotz, a no risk digital marketing and distribution agency based in Shenzhen, has 5 tips to share on product strategy in...
Promoting sales is the crucial goal of most marketing campaigns. To sell on Weibo or WeChat directly is what many marketers have been thinking about. In fact, early in 2015, Weibo, in cooperation with two mainstream e-commerce platforms, Taobao and Jumei, launched Weibo Window (微博橱窗) to faci...
Weibo is an open social media platform with many brands posting marketing-related material every day. It’s hard to create effective marketing content that attracts attention and conveys messages simultaneously. What kind of Weibo content is best at attracting an audience in this competitive enviro...
Wang Hong (网红) know something about future WeChat social search optimization that you don't, and it's a game changer that's only going to increase the ubiquity of their content. Have you ever heard of SSE (Social Search Engine)? The biggest shift in consumer behaviour in China right now is...
Starting in 2016, live streaming in China has been making headlines in mobile Internet news. Its breakthrough in the booming mobile internet sector is because it offers smartphone users a new, more exciting and more immediate communication approach. Video can be streamed live using a multitude of mo...
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