Jessica Rapp

/Jessica Rapp

About Jessica Rapp

I'm a writer and graphic designer intent on telling the world stories about China's flourishing food, drink, style and creative scenes. Whether it's cranking out a story in minutes for the web or embarking on a thoughtful long-form piece, I'm passionate about bringing people and communities together through engaging and inspiring content.

Trending Beauty Hashtags on Little RED Book

By | 2020-02-14T14:25:20+00:00 February 14th, 2020|Beauty, Xiaohongshu|

Little RED Book (aka RED or Xiaohongshu) is one of China’s go-to platforms for beauty KOLs and brands looking to develop communities. Fortunately for beauty brands and KOLs, the platform seems to have rebounded since being pulled off app stores for 3 months in mid-2019. We expect the platform to continue

Why Influencer Marketing Works with Chinese Consumers?

By | 2020-02-04T16:16:45+00:00 February 4th, 2020|China Social Networks, Gen Z, Influencer Marketing, Live Streaming, Millennials|

When marketers and brands come to China, they're often blown away by the record-breaking numbers that always seem to be in the headlines for influencer success stories. From live-streaming phenom Viya helping Kim Kardashian sell out of 15,000 KKW fragrances in just five minutes, to beauty influencer Li Jiaqi selling

8 Ways E-commerce Influencers Court Consumers in China

By | 2019-12-30T10:47:53+00:00 December 30th, 2019|E-commerce, KOL Marketing, Live Streaming, Wang Hong Marketing|

For most brands, e-commerce influencers are the gatekeepers to e-commerce success in China. Marketing teams can try to go it alone, combining content with community building to draw traffic to their own channels, but many will find their attempts yield disappointing returns. KOLs, on the other hand, give a brand