KOC marketing in China often gets more bang for the buck than KOL marketing

KOC marketing in China

KOC marketing in China is gaining popularity due to the rise of big data platforms and new demands from young consumers. Chinese KOCs (Key Opinion Consumers), are regular consumers who love to share their true product reviews on popular social media. Although most KOCs don’t have a large fan base, they are the key for […]

China’s golden week 2020 reveals new economic trends

China's golden week 2020 tourism

According to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, during China’s golden week, which this year was a combined National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival, the retail and restaurant industry reached 1.6 trillion RMB in sales. Compared to the last year’s golden week, the average daily sales grew 4.9%, despite the global impact of COVID-19. Since the COVID-19 […]

WeChat mini-programs 2020: What your brand should know about this daily-life essential

WeChat Mini-programs 2020 report by daxue consulting

WeChat mini-programs (MPs) are “sub-applications” within the WeChat ecosystem. They enable to provide advanced features to users such as e-commerce, task management, and coupons. More and more people use WeChat MPs in their everyday life. Whether it is to pay bills, play games, order a taxi or book a doctor’s appointment, there’s a mini-program for […]

Nudge marketing in China is omnipresent yet rarely discussed

Nudge marketing in China

To nudge is to “touch or push (something) gently or gradually” or “coax or gently encourage (someone) to do something.” This small action seems insignificant among the large and obvious marketing initiatives, like co-branding, KOL marketing, and live-streaming, which are commonly employed in the competitive Chinese market. However, nudge marketing in China plays a vital […]

Beijing’s Economy: What to understand about growth in the capital city

Beijing's Economy

What foreign companies need to know about the economy of Beijing As the capital city of the most populous nation on Earth, Beijing plays an important role in China’s economy. With a consumer base of more than 20 million, Beijing has become more and more important for foreign companies in many industries. For anyone looking […]

Daxue Talks 65: Transformation of e-commerce and online/offline shopping in China

shopping in China

E-commerce and shopping in China In this episode of Daxue Talks, Miro Li, an expert in marketing foreign brands on niche Chinese platforms, talks about how the world pandemic has affected the e-commerce industry and online shopping in China. Jump to the questions: 0:38: What platforms have benefitted from the outbreak? 1:47: How has the […]

Daxue Talks 63: The evolving user experience on Bilibili during COVID-19 in China

Chinese e-commerce 2020

Evolving user experience on Bilibili covid-19 in China In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many online users have been changing their behavior on the video-sharing website Bilibili. And how are brands targeting their Gen Z consumers on the platform? Miro Li, founder of CHINable Academy and Double V Consulting, provides her insights.  Jump to the […]

Daxue Talks 62: Brands’ behavior on Xiaohongshu during the Coronavirus

xiaohongshu marketing

In this episode of Daxue Talks, Miro Li, an expert in marketing foreign brands on niche Chinese platforms, continues to share how brands are changing their behavior on the Chinese lifestyle sharing platform Xiaohongshu (Red) in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak. Jump to the questions: 0:38: Can you provide interest cases of how brands […]

Daxue Talks transcript #40: Understanding cross-border health care e-commerce with China

Understanding cross-border health care e-commerce with China

Based on this episode of Daxue Talks with Olivier Verot, a digital marketing specialist, you will better understand cross-border health care e-commerce with China. Full transcript below: Are cross-border sales relevant to health care? Yes, it is relevant for cross-border sales. It is extremely relevant. Chinese people want to buy health care products will search online […]