Private traffic is a trending term among Chinese marketers in recent years. It refers to users that can be reached freely and communicated with repeatedly. They are “repeat customers.” As businesses expect, building one’s own pond and catching the fish would be lower in cost and easier, as compared with paid channels. A beautiful girl […]
Audi used competitor Infiniti’s creative in a video ad on WeChat Moments
Audi launched its video ad campaign on WeChat Moments earlier today. What’s interesting is that the video played is an Infiniti ad.
Fake fans and manipulations on China social media
Hive Media, the largest MCN on Weibo, is accused of falsifying data. Parties involved in the whole incident – the advertisers, Hive and Weibo site – all received negative comments on social media in China. MCN, or multi-channel network, refers to companies that work with multiple channels and content creators, consulting or assisting towards success […]
3 popular models of social e-commerce in China
Social e-commerce is a segment that involves utilizing communication channels such as social networking websites, SNS, WeChat, Weibo, social media as well as the social interaction, user-generated content and other measures to facilitate the purchase and sales of products. Social networking elements as “like”, sharing, connection, discussion, interaction, and others are applied to the process […]
Case Study: Mead Johnson’s marketing secrets in China
In today’s consumer environment, the market competition of FMCG has been very competitive, and major brands are trying their best to seize the new generation of consumers. It is no longer easy for them to breakthrough. While facing fierce competition, Mead Johnson has achieved rapid growth in China. One of the important factors is the […]
Sustainability a new growth driver for brands in China
China’s effort to expand garbage sorting into more cities will have a far-reaching impact on consumers’ shopping behavior and their attitudes towards brands.
80% WeChat users use Official Accounts
Although 80% of WeChat users use Official Account, 73% of users followed less than 20 official accounts (OA), of which 24% followed less than 10 and nearly 50% only 10-20, according to data from QuestMobile.
How Becky built its e-commerce success on WeChat
In Becky’s initial WeChat e-commerce mini-program launch in December 2017, the transactions exceeded one million yuan in 7 minutes and nearly 3 million yuan sales in 113 minutes according to WeChat Advertising. Since then, it has been able to maintain a million transactions in the first minute of new product launches. For a direct e-commerce […]
Reminder: Vlog trending in China
Vlog has become the new theme of user growth competition on several video platforms in China. One of the new players who recently joined the arena is iQiyi. iQiyi, whose main content is professional copyright videos such as movies, TV dramas and variety shows, has recently launched a Vlog application called “iQiyi Suike”, which is […]
How Everbright Bank promoted credit card on Tik Tok
The young Chinese consumers tend to focus on the quality of life and sense of ritual. They emphasize emotional consumption such as spirituality, entertainment, and lifestyle. They desire to try new and cool things resulting in the rising of popular online shop and travel places. China Everbright Bank Credit Card Center has a keen insight […]
How did TikTok help a milk tea rise to popularity
After Haidilao’s tomato beef soup, CoCo’s sugar-free milk tea and Answer Tea’s fortune-telling tea, TikTok, the best-seller maker, helped another food product gain enormous Internet popularity – the “TikTok” half-baked cake bubble milk tea. This milk tea was designed by TikTok and Happy Lemon together. Oreo, half-baked cheese and chocolate crumbs are blended in the […]
Luxury brand marketing trends in China
Data-driven, social media and omnichannel are the focuses of digital marketing growth for luxury brands, while “young”, “geographic concentration” and “social” are the keywords that best describe the trend of luxury brand marketing in China.
7 Lessons for marketers on top short-video platforms: Tik Tok vs. Kwai
In Part 1, we saw the platform comparison; this article will show a comparison of social relationship, user behavior, KOL content categories and their marketing value, and top 10 sectors of advertisers. 1. Comparison of social relationship intensity KOLs on Tik Tok connect to users through contents rather than as individuals. Tik Tok’s main feature […]
Top short video apps compared: Tik Tok vs. Kwai – Part 1 Platforms
As two representative platforms of the short video market in China, Kwai (Kuaishou) and Tik Tok have always been the focus of attention and discussion in the industry. In people’s established view, Kwai and Tik Tok are different as Kwai is more bound with the mass while Tik Tok maintains more taste; while Kwai focuses […]
How one utilizes Alipay mini-programs to acquire new users
Alipay recently introduced a new feature Sports on its mini-programs platform and opened beta testing to some developers. It has helped promote brand exposure and user acquisitions. Previously, Alipay mini-programs has opened over 600 functions including face recognition to developers. Alipay, the leading online payment platform owned by Ant Financial and affiliated with Alibaba Group, […]