Kim Kardashian joins the Little Red Book today. Check out what does it mean for brands in your Chinese marketing strategy.
Are you a Key Opinion Leader (KOL)? Do you long for further development in your KOL career? You have come to the right place.
Being a KOL is never easy, particularly in certain competitive landscapes. Building a profile on social media and attracting a small group of fans are quick and simple, but keeping a continuous growth of your KOL career needs way more than that. Not only ongoing maintenance is needed for your account, but capturing the suitable business trends is also essential.
Brands which know little about ‘520’ day could be missing a great opportunity to engage with the Chinese lovebirds
Many global brands may know that nowadays, Chinese consumers celebrate both the Western Valentine’s day on 14th February and the Chinese Valentine’s day on the seventh day of the seventh month on the lunar calendar, but only a few know about ‘520’ day- And those who don’t know about it could be missing a great opportunity to engage with the Chinese lovebirds.
Boycott of GAP started to trend on Chinese social media network Weibo after the company was found selling a T-shirt with an incorrect map of China.
On May 14th, a post on Chinese social media network Weibo by @Tangfener with pictures of a GAP T-shirt caused huge discussion as a Chinese map on the T-shirt was found “incorrect” with some Chinese-claimed territories, including south Tibet and the island of Taiwan being omitted. The user said the photo was taken at an outlet store in Canada and satirized the brand, saying that GAP would have big trouble if the T-shirt was released in Chinese market.
Since their inception, social media platforms have always been essential tools for brands to reach their target audience, especially in China, where over one billion people use the internet every day.
However, besides WeChat (China’s WhatsApp), Weibo (China’s Facebook), and Youku (China’s YouTube), what other social media platforms should you utilise in order to communicate with your audience?
A Close Look at How Chinese Consumers Spend Their Money on Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival in China, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. Chinese New Year holiday is a time when Chinese citizens reunite with their family and usually a time when they spend.