10 KOL Marketing Trends in China for 2020

By | 2019-11-08T15:29:30+00:00 November 8th, 2019|Douyin, E-commerce, Gen Z, Influencer Marketing, KOL Marketing, Live Streaming, Marketing Strategy, Micro-influencers, WeChat|

With 2019 rapidly drawing to a close, brands and marketers should be looking ahead to 2020 and formulating plans for getting ahead of the curve. Here are ten KOL marketing trends we’re keeping tabs on in China for the coming year.   1. Influencer marketing will be more popular—and more

In-video Search: A New Opportunity for Influencer Marketing on Douyin?

By | 2019-10-14T10:18:28+00:00 October 14th, 2019|China Social Networks, Douyin, Influencer Marketing|

Video-sharing app Douyin (known as TikTok outside China) is trialing a new function that allows users to perform in-video search. Some observers have raised concerns about how in-video search function, combined with the facial recognition technology built into the system, could be detrimental to users’ privacy. Marketers, meanwhile, will be

New Chinese Social Media Platforms’ Rules Raise KOL Marketing Costs

By | 2018-03-15T11:53:51+00:00 March 10th, 2018|China Social Networks, Douyin, KOL Marketing, Meipai, Weibo|

KOL marketing is hot in China, and it's only getting hotter. Local consultancy Analysys International projected that the China influencer economy will be worth over $15.5 billion this year. From frequently talked-about Weibo and WeChat KOLs, to those on other smaller Chinese social media platforms such as Meipai, RED, and Douyin,

Big Brands Use Douyin to Reach China’s Gen Z Consumers

By | 2018-04-08T22:46:16+00:00 December 15th, 2017|China Social Networks, Douyin, Millennials|

As the major Chinese social media platforms Weibo and WeChat become saturated and give users declining organic reach while charging increasingly large sums for advertising, big brands are starting to turn to smaller platforms like Douyin for social media campaigns that target China's Gen Z consumers. Douyin is a Musical.ly

5 Chinese Social Apps Marketers Should Use in 2018

By | 2018-08-16T13:01:06+00:00 October 26th, 2017|China Social Networks, Douyin, Marketing Strategy, Xiaohongshu|

Every day marketers are bombarded with news about China’s two largest social media channels: Weibo and WeChat. Because these Chinese social apps are the most popular, brands that try to promote themselves in China often feel they have to flood all their resources here. That’s not always the best choice. While