Business

A Fool-Proof Checklist for a Successful Trade Show in China

Trade shows and exhibitions are a great way to gain exposure in your industry. Not only are you benefitting from brand exposure, trade shows are also an excellent way to learn what’s happening in your industry. From media to potential customers, it’s typical for thousands of people to attend trade shows in China.

Stéphane ChouryA Fool-Proof Checklist for a Successful Trade Show in China
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New HI-COM Office is now open in Guangzhou

HI-COM Asia has opened a new location in the Zhujiang New Town IFC center in downtown Guangzhou. The localization and multilingual communication agency will serve its existing clients and develop new business in the South China region from this new location.

Kate CHERNAVINANew HI-COM Office is now open in Guangzhou
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Localization strategy and lessons from Lenovo in the US

Navigating a new market can be tough. With nuances in language, culture, and traditions, businesses aiming to penetrate a market outside of their native country should have a clear understanding of how to compete in a new market. 

Kel YELocalization strategy and lessons from Lenovo in the US
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International startups in China: incubators with funding for startups

If you are thinking of starting a business and raising funds, China could be a good option for you – after all it is a land of millions of startups, both Chinese and Foreign owned. But how do you really get your foot in the door of this Asian tech paradise? Finding the right incubator and accelerator might just be what you need!

Kate CHERNAVINAInternational startups in China: incubators with funding for startups
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WeChat Advertising Budget: How much to allocate in 2019?

The Official WeChat advertising add-on was launched just a couple of years ago, but it immediately became an important part of any WeChat marketing strategy in China and abroad. Today, WeChat has numerous advertising categories and pricing systems. How do you choose the appropriate advertising model for your own strategy? This article will help you explore the advertising options available on WeChat.

Kel YEWeChat Advertising Budget: How much to allocate in 2019?
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Website localization techniques: 12 tips that work

Website localization or translation has been one of the hottest topics of the last year or so. When coming to emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia or China, booming imports and e-commerce markets have made these counties and cultures impossible to avoid. In this article we will take the example of the Chinese market and show you how to avoid problems when localizing your website.

Kate CHERNAVINAWebsite localization techniques: 12 tips that work
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English guide to the backoffice of Dazhong Dianping

Since Dazhong Dianping spread its business worldwide, it now covers more than 200 countries around the world. Being on Dianping is one of the best strategic moves a foreign business can make in order to attract Chinese travelers both in China and beyond.

Kate CHERNAVINAEnglish guide to the backoffice of Dazhong Dianping
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How do brands localize campaigns for the Chinese New Year

In China, the Spring Festival is the most important and longest festival of the year, making it the ultimate occasion for people to buy new clothes, host New Year parties, and give each other gifts. It is also a key time for major brands to launch festive red products, annual packages and limited edition New Year ranges, and hold zodiac themed Chinese New Year seasonal promotions.

Kate CHERNAVINAHow do brands localize campaigns for the Chinese New Year
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Is your Official WeChat Account content in breach of Chinese Advertising Law?

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. To discuss social media marketing law and WeChat account “safety” in more detail, we met with two  Shanghai officials.

Kate CHERNAVINAIs your Official WeChat Account content in breach of Chinese Advertising Law?
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2019 Cost of one social media engagement in China: KOL data analysis and price!

Cost of engagement in China: more and more international brands are becoming concerned with the existence of a true social media engagement when working with Chinese KOL and Influencers.  Many communication agencies and marketing experts suggest choosing a more reliable KPI for their client’s campaigns, such as sales. But what do you do when you aim to make your brand more recognisable? Can you trust the influencers’ profiles? How much should a normal social media campaign cost in China? How do you pick out the real accounts from the fake ones and how much should you pay for one engaged person?

Stéphane Choury2019 Cost of one social media engagement in China: KOL data analysis and price!
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