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Live-streaming Scams & Struggles in China

By | 2020-06-01T18:05:18+00:00 May 27th, 2020|E-commerce, Live Streaming|

The allure of live-streaming e-commerce in China is undeniable, and the COVID-19 pandemic only amplified the trend. The format has exploded in popularity across all customer segments and demographics. Essentially, every major social platform now has live-streaming features with seamless e-commerce integration. Most brand marketers are salivating because star live-streamers are claiming to sell thousands

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

What Drives Sales on Live Streaming in China?

By | 2019-12-23T15:41:37+00:00 December 23rd, 2019|E-commerce, Live Streaming|

Just as China sets the world's pace in e-commerce, it's doing the same for live streaming. Live streaming in China is the “go-to” option for Chinese consumers when seeking out new products and deciding on what to buy. While it is an essential part of consumer awareness, live streamers can also become PR nightmares. Today

The Future Of Influencer Marketing Is In China

By | 2019-12-23T15:26:12+00:00 December 23rd, 2019|China Social Networks, E-commerce, Influencer Marketing, KOL Marketing, Live Streaming|

Influencer Marketing:  Beyond The Hype China’s influencer marketing industry is three to five years ahead of the rest of the world. The advanced functionality and integration of social media, e-commerce, and digital payment in China have enabled business models that are yet to be explored in other countries. However, global

Boys and Beauty: Male Beauty Influencers in China

By | 2019-11-26T11:18:58+00:00 November 26th, 2019|Beauty, Gen Z, Influencer Marketing, KOL Marketing, Live Streaming, Marketing Strategy|

If you live in China or spend a lot of time there, you’ll have noticed the increasing prominence of male beauty products. You might have seen ad campaigns featuring male models wearing concealer or eyeliner, or young male commuters wearing full makeup on the subway. This barely scratches the surface

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