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How to use China’s fastest-growing apps for marketing

China’s home to a flourishing technology market with entrepreneurs developing hundreds of new apps every day. Recently, these apps have even been challenging China’s stable giants like Tencent, Alibaba and Baidu.

In this article, we’ll take a quick look at four of China’s fastest-growing apps, and reveal how marketers can leverage these apps to drive ..

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5 social media inspirations for Chinese New Year 2019

Social media is a particularly potent marketing weapon in China, with more than 80% of internet users accessing social networks regularly – around 60% of WeChat users access the platform more than ten times a day. But it is not just the high user engagement that makes social media such a unique opportunity for brands – it is also the unfettered..

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How to use Chinese New Year symbols in Marketing

Chinese New Year is a highly lucrative time for brands targeting the Chinese market. It is a time of unrivalled spending, as consumers dine out, put on lavish banquets, purchase new clothes, invest in new furnishings and give each other valuable gifts and hongbao (red packets). In 2018, Chinese consumers spent a record-breaking 926 billion yuan ($146..

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Chinese New Year 2019: 4 trends marketers should capitalise on

Chinese New Year is undoubtedly one of the most important (if not the most important) time of the year for brands and businesses targeting the Chinese market. It is a time where Chinese consumers spend big, indulging in new clothes, new appliances and furnishings for the home, gifts for and meals with friends and family, and trips to visit family in..

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4 key communication tips for Chinese student recruitment

Chinese student recruitment is far more complex than it may appear on the surface. When marketing to this demographic, there is not just the language difference to contend with, but also the deeply ingrained cultural beliefs, behaviours and modes of communication.

Yet few education marketers understand these many nuances, and this can lead to a..

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7 tips to increase Chinese website traffic

Creating a Chinese website that is localised for the target market is a fantastic start to set your business up for success in China.

The trouble is that many businesses have adopted a set and forget mentality when it comes to their website instead of constantly working to improve the site and increase the overall volume and quality of the website..

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5 tips for developing a Chinese search engine marketing strategy

Google’s dominance in the search engine market is unmatched in the world. With one exception: China. In the Middle Kingdom, the tech giant has been unable to establish itself as local regulation would have required Google to limit access to information considered sensitive by the government.

While there has been some talk lately that Google may be..

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Adapting to mobile marketing in China

China’s internet usage is the highest at the world, with 731 million people having access to the world wide web. Of that 731 million, a staggering 95% access the internet through their mobile.

What’s more: this is only about half of China’s total population, meaning there is still plenty of room for growth as more citizens get their hands on a..

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How to succeed in WeChat B2B Marketing

With over 1 billion active monthly users, WeChat is not just a social app but it is a powerful platform for B2B marketing. In recent years, WeChat’s relevance as a business tool has significantly increased. It facilitates business connections and allows you to build stronger relationships with your business partners in China. 

In Part 2 of this blog post..

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11 Chinese e-Commerce Festivals You Need to Mark in Your Diary

China’s Singles’ Day has gained attention from all corners of the world in recent years, as companies attempt to capture their share of the Chinese market in the globe’s largest annual online shopping spree – selling AU$33 billion worth of products in last year’s event alone.

Chinese eCommerce festivals: everything you need to know

While Singles’ Day is..

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