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.
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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.
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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?
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Big and small brands alike continue to work with influencers to increase brand awareness, consumer loyalty, and brand reputation. But what are the first steps to take in order to launch a successful KOL campaign, and how to choose an achievable goal, and what influencer marketing budget shall you allocate? Ask yourself these 3 questions before partnering with Chinese micro influencers!
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We have put together 15 more profiles of the most followed Chinese KOLs in the industries we have worked with in the past few months: Skincare, Travel, Health, Sport, Parenting. These people create a new way of promotional marketing, engaging their followers on a daily/weekly basis and are helping brands find their customers in the endless ocean that is the Chinese market.
Kate CHERNAVINAChinese KOL in Sport, Parenting, Travel, Skincare, Health
Chinese KOL in cosmetics are taking over China’s beauty market. They are making the most out of the visually-oriented Chinese youth environment, producing watch-and-learn videos to share the most important tips and tricks on how to always look 100%. At Hi-COM we have carefully selected these profiles for the foreign brands to consider when promoting skincare and cosmetics brands, as well as entering the e-commerce market or dealing with health-related products in China. These 8 popular Chinese influencers are talented, hard-working and have been widely recognised by China’s social media market with various awards.
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WeChat Marketing 2018. The most powerful social network and messaging platform in China, WeChat has gained a stronghold in the Chinese marketing system with its fast-developing new technologies such as its mini-programs, WeChat store, vouchers, membership cards, 红包hong bao shops and more. Any brand or company wanting to engage with their customers and consumers needs to have a strategy that utilizes WeChat and makes full use of its increasingly sophisticated functions.
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When a brand sees the vast opportunities to go global with their product, it is an exciting step. Often however, it is a step into the unknown and comes with considerable risk. But as they saying goes, no risk, no reward. Today, HI-COM has a chat with one successful Australian entrepreneur, Catherine Cervasio, who saw the opportunity in China to market her luxury organic babycare products, Aromababy. We hear about her story, what she’s learned and advice she would give others. It is one Australian brand Success KOL Story in China that makes us wow!
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We are now seeing brands move away from ‘super’ KOLs, whose follower numbers are in the millions. There is a suspicion of ‘fake follower numbers’ as well as a view that their followers are not actually that engaged or loyal, meaning there will be less of an influence. These days, brands are focusing more on the KOLs who appear to have a more genuine followership; a more real connection to their followers. While their follower numbers may not be as high as those of the ‘top KOLs’ of China, these lesser known (and less expensive) KOLs have a more genuine connection with their follower base, meaning more influence and impact for KOL campaigns.
Kate CHERNAVINARising KOL of China in Fashion and Travel