When it comes to dual localization, brand name translation, especially into languages such as Chinese, Japanese, and Arabic, can be very sensitive, and despite the fact the end result may only consist of one or two words or characters, the amount of time, research, and effort involved to arrive at this point can be enormous. This is especially the case in China, where one character may have several meanings, and these meanings may morph into something completely different when paired with another character.
It probably comes as no surprise that e-commerce has also been hugely affected by the global pandemic in 2020. Many experts agree that consumer behaviour has changed significantly in the first quarter of 2020 as a result of Covid-19. However, despite the strict restrictions, it is clear that e-consumers have now adapted to the current global situation. They are embracing new online shopping habits.
China has rapidly become one of the biggest retail E-commerce markets in the world. Which as a result, has created interest from foreign brands seeking new opportunities to enter the Chinese market.
Kate CHERNAVINADiscover the evolution of e-commerce: China in 2020 – HI-COM
WeChat marketing is becoming more and more complicated in 2020. With the constant shifts in trends it is becoming more and more difficult for marketers to develop long term plans. Finding new customers and creating interest, not to mention generating sales is a new challenge. And when it comes to closed ecosystem such as WeChat, e-commerce takes a whole new turn.
Kate CHERNAVINAWeChat marketing: Driving WeChat sales in 2020 – HI-COM
They sell out stocks worth of millions of dollars in minutes, they make newest products trendy and famous, they are the most watched Chinese influencers and internet stars in China, they are the king and the queen of Chinese e-commerce! They are Chinese influencers Austin and Viya.
Kate CHERNAVINAChinese Influencers that sell out products in minutes! Update of 2020 – HI-COM
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) refers to the strategies and activities that companies have in place for better interaction with their clients. This encompasses even those clients that the company is still trying to reach out to. CRM is significant for businesses to build strong relationships with their customers.
Kate CHERNAVINACRM for Businesses: The Importance Of A Good System In Place
Chinese KOL Marketing – What is it? Why is it so successful? And what should you be doing in order to make sure your Influencer Marketing strategy works for your business? Stay tuned as we answer all these questions and cover topics such as influencer search, types of cooperation, budget and ROI.
Kate CHERNAVINAChinese KOL Marketing: Where to start in 2020
Little Red Book or “Xiaohongshu” is the unicorn especially made for foreign businesses looking to enter the Chinese market without the need of being physically present in the country. Today we will take a closer look at the platform and analyze what makes it the best sales channel for Millennials and GEN Z.
Kate CHERNAVINAHow to register store on Xiaohongshu / Little Red Book in 2020
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.
Kate CHERNAVINALocalization strategy and lessons from Lenovo in the US
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
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