Dazhong Dianping has been called the Chinese version of Yelp. However, its services go well beyond its counterpart, incorporating elements of Groupon, social media, delivery apps, and more. Starting out as a movie and restaurant review platform in 2003, by 2015, Dianping merged with Meituan, one of China’s largest food delivery networks, integrating the functions […]
With the COVID-19 pandemic showing signs of coming to an end, now is the time for those in the hospitality sector to prepare for the new normal. There are plenty of opportunities up ahead, and the deciding factor in whether they may be taken advantage of will likely be an organisation’s ability to communicate and […]
HI-COM is proud to have provided simultaneous interpreting services for the LEHERPEUR PARIS 2-day round table event on June 26th and 27th!
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it’s still hard for international companies to put new boots on the ground in China. Whereas pre-pandemic it was possible for companies to fly experts in and out, complete official duties and supervise the creation of marketing materials and sales channels, now it is often necessary to rely on […]
The Ultimate Guide to Weibo in 2021: Account Registration, Post Publishing, Best Marketing Practices
If you live in China or visit from time to time, you have probably already heard of Sina Weibo. It is one of the biggest tools for digital social networking, interaction and entertainment, and is one of the main players in digital marketing. Hosting more than 521 million monthly active users, Sina Weibo is celebrating […]
Guangzhou has one of the most impressive public transport networks in the world. The metro system alone has 14 lines, covering a whopping 478km; it is the third most expansive in China, and 10th in the world. It can take you to local nature spots like Baiyun Mountain, and hotspots like Shamian Island, but anyone […]
ICO White paper translation, and ICO translation for Marketing. Initial Coin Offering, is unchartered territories for many, bringing with it a whole new meaning to the term “digital marketing”. With more than 1,000 cryptocurrencies currently listed on CoinMarketCap and new startups launching daily, we take a look at what successful coin launches have done.
Advertising law in China has taken a new turn, and is now going after the official WeChat accounts of companies and artists. More and more companies, both local and foreign-owned, are being handed penalties for using terms such as “the best”, “one hundred percent”, “first”, “most advanced”, and “lowest price” on their social media accounts.
Community Management (CM) refers to a variety of actions and activities that create dialogues between a brand and its customers, fans and followers. Through social media engagement, events, contests and more, it is all about building a web of connections surrounding a brand, such that it becomes more than just a faceless entity. It is […]
One of the hottest topics of the year is about the development of the Chinese government project to create new Free Trade Zones, and bring more foreign investments into the country. With the recent rise of Hainan FTZ, there is some confusion with the GBA. It is time to lift the veil, and discover what […]