What’s your idea of entrepreneurship based on content creation? Publishing opinion pieces on Daily Headline News, uploading a few comedy videos on Kuai Shou, share a few paragraphs on Weibo? In fact, while doing online shopping on Taobao, people can also kickstart entrepreneurship by doing product reviews videos, live streaming of shopping or even publishing a few chicken-soup-for-the-soul articles. There are numerous influencers who have struck rich just by doing that.
Rankings of Taobao influencers are based on income, also known as “Tao-bes” list (playing on the term “Forbes list”), published the income of the top Taobao influencers. Even before the year 2017 has concluded, more than 100 people have hit an annual income exceeding the million Yuan mark.
“Wei Ya” (薇娅), aged 32, tops the list with an annual income of 25 million Yuan (US$3.78 million), while the second-place, 强力种草机, follows behind with 12 million Yuan (US$1.82 million) and “Heika-Z” ranks third with a mere sho...
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