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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. A recent report, jointly published by Tencent Advertising and Boston Consulting Group, revealed three major pain points for luxury brand […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
60% of brands continuously using celebrity endorsement strategy have failed to grow their brand power in the past three years. China is one of the markets that are most keen on using celebrities in advertising. Looking at the percentage of ads featuring celebrities, China ranks third, next only to Japan and South Korea, and the […]
Advertising industry’s failure to portray and target women well impacts the effectiveness of individual adverts and campaigns. Male-skewed brands are missing out on an average of US$9 billion in brand valuation in the US, UK, and China. The vast majority (88%) of APAC marketers think they are doing a good job of portraying women as positive role […]
China’s short video market saw explosive growth in the past year. The success of Tik Tok (or Douyin in Chinese) soon attracted Tencent, Baidu, and Alibaba to join in the competition. In a short span of time, several hundred short video apps appeared in the market. In the short video market, competition is growing fierce […]
Some Chinese tech companies are utilizing big data and deploy price discrimination to charge differently on different users. That is mainly demonstrated in three aspects: different prices for iOS and Android smartphone users, different prices for registered users and unregistered users, and different prices for more active users and less active ones. Empowered by internet […]
Low-tier city consumers are an increasingly important source of growth for the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. For many brands, they are the make-or-break factor for their success in China. To win them over, brands need real-life data to understand what they’re buying and, more importantly, why. Low-tier cities youth: must-win consumer segment for many […]
The number of China internet users exceeded 801 million with a penetration rate of 57.7% according to the latest data from CNNIC. Live broadcasting, short videos, and personalized content will continue to be essential parts of digital marketing strategies in 2019.