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Pay via WeChat

Pay via WeChat

Featured article from Digital Jungle  WeChat recently opened its online payment platform to its users, which promises a great success in the future for consumers and for brands. 37% of Chinese social network use all of Weibo, WeChat and SNS. This is 79% of Whatsapp’s total global monthly active users. Remember WeChat? Or Weixin as...
From Budweiser to Tommy Hilfiger: Digital Chinese New Year Campaigns

From Budweiser to Tommy Hilfiger: Digital Chinese New Year Campaigns

Featured article from Digital Jungle The Year of the Horse is just around the corner and following is a round-up of some of the best digital Chinese New Year campaigns. The Year of the Snake is slithering away and people all across China are making New Year’s resolutions while filling hongbao envelopes and preparing family meals....
Digital Jungle: Establishing the Digital Presence of Western Brands in China

Digital Jungle: Establishing the Digital Presence of Western Brands in China

A Beijing-based entrepreneur talks about how his digital marketing agency links Western companies to Chinese consumers. By Aaron Posehn In this article, I sit down with Dr. Mathew McDougall, the founder and CEO of Digital Jungle, a Beijing-based digital marketing agency that helps to establish Western brands looking for a place in the Chinese market....

Marketing Products to Chinese Consumers

Guest post by Courtney Gordner Households around the world have certain basic needs in common. They need food, shelter and a sense of security. They often enjoy common bonds with those closest to them who share that household. However, there are also certain differences that arise based on culture and experiences. This is why when...
Air purifier options and sales boom amid China's pollution

Air purifier options and sales boom amid China’s pollution

By Aaron Posehn If you currently live in China, and especially in one of its larger cities like Beijing or Shanghai, you are surely well-acquainted with the recent wave of pollution that eerily envelopes the tallest of buildings, often making it difficult to see even a kilometer in the distance. Although I can remember looking...
China’s Top 5 Digital Trends in 2014

China’s Top 5 Digital Trends in 2014

Guest post by Dr. Mathew McDougall Digital marketing has been taking off in China for the last 5 years and there doesn’t seem to be any slowing down. So, today we would like to take a look at the top 5 trends for 2014. These top 5 trends are the rise of M-commerce, the decline...
Why Racist Business Practices Will Hurt You in the Global Market

Why Racist Business Practices Will Hurt You in the Global Market

Guest post by Courtney Gordner  Earlier this year, General Motors was forced to apologize and pull an ad that referred to China as “The Land of Fu Manchu.” If you’re unaware, Fu Manchu is a fictional character depicted as a criminal mastermind in a 1932 film who convinces other Asian men to kill off white...

Recognizing the Difference Between American and Chinese Consumers

Guest post by Courtney Gordner For American businesses reaching out into the global market, it’s important to understand that what moves consumers in one country does not necessarily draw consumers in another. Many international brands have seen success by marketing to consumers in ways that might puzzle customers in their home countries. After all, ethnocentrism...

How Small- and Mid-Sized Chinese Companies Can Win in North American Markets (中文 bilingual version)

Guest post by George Becker Since the founding of his own company in 1993, experienced publicist George Becker’s clients have appeared on the front page of The Wall Street Journal, in the business section of The New York Times, and on NBC’s The Today Show.  In this LCB guest article, Becker points out some common...
Custom Motor Design & China Outsourcing: Understanding & Avoiding Risks

Custom Motor Design & China Outsourcing: Understanding & Avoiding Risks

In an LCB-featured guest article, the president of Portland, Oregon-based Sinotech offers his insight into how to control risks and succeed when sourcing customized components from Chinese suppliers. By Michael Bloom China is a valuable partner for Western businesses, but many don’t understand the nuances of outsourcing. I’ve worked with Chinese companies via my custom motor...
Taiwan is Great at Assembling Technology, but Can it Foster Innovation?

Taiwan is Great at Assembling Technology, but Can it Foster Innovation?

Taiwan, a poster-child of East Asian manufacturing success, tries to climb the ladder of product innovation By David Schainker There’s a lot of talk around the world these days about “Innovation Ecosystems.” These are places like Silicon Valley where successful, world-changing companies live and thrive in a community. Companies big and small develop successful, industry-changing products that...
Manufacturing EPO Foam Mold RC Planes in Shenzhen China

Manufacturing EPO Foam Mold RC Planes in Shenzhen China

Advertisement: Great Starter RC Plane: Hobby Zone Champ Champ RTF Below are a few photos and descriptions of EPO Foam mold RC plane manufacturing in Shenzhen China via Jack Luo ofEasy Sky. Thus far most of the orders are coming from Russia, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, etc.  You can reach Jack Luo here. Advertisement: Great Starter...