Microsoft's Tay generated a lot of buzz when the robot debuted earlier this year. But brands like Ikea and Uber, Baidu and Microsoft and Tencent have been engaging bots for the Chinese and Asian markets for a lot longer than the west, and to a more receptive and positive audience.
Three clever social media campaigns in China work hard on earned media to help them go viral.
Today's digital marketing world is all about the consumer, so how does one build a brand for the people? Using a metaphor for a concerto, we examine how top brands in China achieve this.
Thousands of brands participate in Alibaba's e-commerce shopping holiday, Singles Day. Here is how ASOS, Xiaomi, and Zalora have found ways to stand out from the crowd.
Rather than simply looking for ways to sell products, modern marketers push the boundaries of traditional advertising by emphasizing products' overall social relevance.
In China, just about every digital channel plays a role in an e-commerce sale. Here's a way to effectively develop content for the major players.
As brands shift digital talent in-house, agencies must evolve into strategic advisors to stay relevant, according to a panel at ClickZ Live Shanghai.
There is a reason why Tencent's WeChat has 600 million users, and as it internationalizes, that figure is only set to increase.
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.
As the rise of mobile, social and e-commerce converge, Asia is a leading center for creating powerful new platforms for consumer engagement.