How brands use WeChat for impact and engagement

Oct 15, 2015 - WeChat is China's most indispensable app. Here is a look at how brands from Kate Spade to Chanel are using this versatile platform to market to Chinese consumers. Comments

Brand humanity: how to advertise relevance

three-papas-homepage Oct 13, 2015 - Rather than simply looking for ways to sell products, modern marketers push the boundaries of traditional advertising by emphasizing products' overall social relevance. Comments

The Transformation of Publishing

company-blogging Sep 8, 2015 - Digital media gives publishers greater access and channels to distribute content, but sharing that message, and standing out in the crowd, remains a challenge, says LinkedIn's Nellie Chan. Comments

Tencent Opens WeChat Moments to All Advertisers

wechat-1000 Aug 27, 2015 - Any brand can now advertise on a WeChat user's private Moments feed, in a move Tencent will be hoping balances advertising revenue with user expectations. Comments

WeChat Partners With Unicef HK to Showcase Payment Beyond Borders

unicef-wechat-qrcode Jun 2, 2015 - There are mutual benefits for both Unicef Hong Kong and WeChat after a micro-financing platform was launched on the Chinese social messaging app. Comments

Samsonite Turns to Paid Social for APAC Design Competition

samsonite-apac-japan-500 May 11, 2015 - Facebook and blogger outreach form the core of a Samsonite APAC suitcase design competition. Comments

The Best Social Media Marketing Campaigns in Indonesia

line-let-s-get-rich-indonesia Mar 3, 2015 - Line, Yamaha, and Oreo lead the way as examples of creative and strong uses of social media for successful campaigns in Indonesia. Comments

Chinese Government Cracks Down on Fake Social Accounts

censorship-china Mar 2, 2015 - Digital marketers say Chinese regulation to implement real-name verification for social media accounts will enhance the quality of consumer data. Comments

To Celebrity or Not to Celebrity?

14jan15-nick-annetts-scarlett-sodastream Jan 13, 2015 - Employing the services of an A-lister for your social media campaigns can be a double-edged sword. Here are some tips for generating the best exposure from them. Comments

True Viral Cannot Be Planned

shutterstock-107315543-viral Oct 21, 2014 - As a recent viral advertisement for a technical college in China shows, there is no rhyme or reason when it comes to what campaigns get picked up by the masses. Comments

Game-Changer – From Weibo to WeChat

chris-baker-weibo-v-wechat-chess-shutterstock-155760236 Sep 22, 2014 - Will the exodus from Weibo to WeChat change the way brands do social? How can marketers best adapt to the changing social landscape? Comments

Bloggers, Commentators, and KOLs – Harnessing the Power of Chinese Influencers

weiboblogger Jan 22, 2014 - Consider these top tips for approaching and working with bloggers and key opinion leaders in China. Comments

China: Using Social Scoring to Assess KOL Effectiveness

klout Apr 22, 2013 - A growing number of digital marketers are turning to social scoring tools to algorithmically grade an individual or brand's social value or influence. But each of these tools comes with its problems. Comments

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