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About Lauren Hallanan

Lauren Hallanan is a Chinese digital marketing expert, writer, travel influencer, and host of the China Influencer Marketing Podcast. With possibly the most unusual resume you’ve ever seen, Lauren previously worked as a professional live streamer, ran events in China for some of Hollywood’s top film companies, and hosted a travel show on Chinese TV. Learn more at laurenhallanan.com.

How to Design a Product Launch Party that Influencers Want to Attend

By | 2018-09-03T19:55:11+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Influencer Marketing|

Whether you’re located in China or the West, you’ve probably heard of influencers attending some brand's product launch party. Around the world, holding a product launch party has become a quintessential way for brands to personally engage with influencers. With numerous companies vying for the attention of influencers, these events can foster personal

How to get Influencers to Repost Your Brand-created Content for Free

By | 2018-08-05T11:27:09+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|Influencer Marketing, Marketing Strategy|

Influencer marketing is expensive in China and the prices are only going up. Even the biggest brands are looking for ways to get influencers to repost their content for free. No, don’t misinterpret this to mean influencers should work for free. Brands should acknowledge influencers’ value and compensate them fairly.

The Dark Side of Being a Wanghong in China

By | 2018-08-23T10:39:08+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Wang Hong Marketing|

Body positivity is a massive trend in the fashion and cosmetics industries in the US, UK, and Australia. Western women are fighting back against unrealistic advertising, and brands are listening. They are in turn changing their messaging to uplift consumers instead of taking advantage of their insecurities. Much of this

Weitao KOLs Reinvent Taobao & Tmall Social Commerce

By | 2018-06-21T19:14:24+00:00 June 21st, 2018|E-commerce, Weitao|

Social commerce refers to the integration of social media and e-commerce, which is a growing trend in China. Alibaba, with their popular e-commerce live-streaming platforms Taobao Live, Tmall Live, and recent investment in popular cross-border commerce platform Little Red Book (Xiaohongshu), is at the forefront of social commerce. And now

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