As media becomes more and more decentralized, marketing trends in China have followed suit. Review sections are now ubiquitous across e-commerce platforms and today, nine out of ten consumers in China look to customer reviews before buying a product. Reviews from average customers now hold more weight than ever before.
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HI-COM is proud to have participated in a conference on ‘Change and Transformation in the post-Covid-19 Era’ conference, held on September 25th by the Mind Challenging Hub in Guangzhou. The conference was devoted to seizing post-Covid-19 opportunities, and was aimed at business owners worldwide.
Many educational organizations are leaving their homelands and bringing the value of education, tradition, and innovation in learning to emerging markets in need of these services. China, with its ever-growing middle class, newly approved 3 child policy and cultural expectations of educational excellence, is the perfect market for many schools that offer education to children […]
What do you have to know about attending trade shows and exhibitions in China post-pandemic? What are the preparations you need to take care of during 2021 and 2022? How can you make sure your company is ready to face the world’s most digitally advanced Chinese customers and partners? Let’s take a look together!
In China, cross-border e-commerce holds a specific distinction. Through cross-border e-commerce platforms, international companies are able to sell their products to Chinese customers at reduced duty fees, without needing a Chinese business license.
It can often be intimidating for international marketing professionals to learn that the digital tools they’ve grown to understand and use in Western contexts are either not used in China, or have analogues that require extra time to learn. Some are familiar, and relatively easy to get to grips with – Twitter to Weibo, Amazon […]
In 2021, Xiaohonshu has become a focal point for digital marketing campaigns of lifestyle brands in China. With approximately 100 million monthly active users, of which just under half are 18-24 and over 70% being born after the 90s, this booming Chinese platform is a crucial for reaching the next generation of China’s consumers.
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 […]
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 […]
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.