What is Bilibili? A look into one of China’s largest online video platforms

Shilin Song New WeChat features

China’s online video market seems to be dominated by 3 companies: Youku (owned by Alibaba), iQiyi (owned by Baidu) and QQ Video (owned by Tencent). A third contender is however worth a look, from users and marketers alike: the hype and versatile platform Bilibili. What is Bilibili? The popular youth-oriented video streaming and sharing giant Bilibili is considered to be …

From 0 to 10M RMB – Case Study of Songmont

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features

Niche brands, such as Nanushka, Rouje, Jil Sander, Stussy, have been extremely popular in China for the past few years, and many niche brands have their eyes on China. This article will analyze Chinese niche brand Songmont went from 0 to 10 million RMB of sales in their local market. 👜 Brand overview Songmont is a premium local Chinese handbag …

How to test product-market fit in China via social media?

Tingyi Chen New WeChat features

Brands considering launching in China have many options to consider: opening offline stores, striking deals with local distributors, or working with a Tmall partner. Testing product-market fit via Chinese social media can be a lightweight solution that will save you millions. Why is testing digitally important? The Chinese market is unique in every way. You are at huge risk if …

What is Douyin Payment? A Simple Guide

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features

In the middle of January 2021, Douyin – the Chinese version of Tik Tok – launched a new feature: Douyin Payment. With more than 600 million Daily Active Users (DAU’s), Douyin is a content powerhouse in China. But will it manage to stand out in the payment market? What is Douyin Payment? Douyin payment is a payment option provided to …

Tmall advertising – A step by step guide

Tingyi Chen New WeChat features

Tmall has a massive display ads system divided into 16 Tmall advertising formats. Optimizing the spending on Tmall is one key operational tactic to increase revenue in China’s largest marketplace.  In this article, we will introduce: The major Tmall advertising formats How to create a strategy for each type of Tmall advertising What is a good ROI for Tmall advertising …

[Hiring] Recruitment Specialist position in Beijing – WalktheChat

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features

Company Mission WalktheChat’s core mission is to launch brands in China using social and digital channels. Most of our clients are fashion, handbags, cosmetics, and jewelry brands with high-potential of success in the Chinese market Position summary The Recruitment Ninja’s responsibility is to ensure that the WalktheChat team is and remains a team of A-players. The Recruitment Ninja must fine-tune …

[Hiring tips] 7 Ways WalktheChat Finds New Talent

Thomas Graziani New WeChat features

Since the beginning of 2020, WalktheChat experienced accelerating growth: we became the first Shopify Sales Channel enabling sales to China, started offering Douyin and Kuaishou marketing services to our clients, and expanded our Tmall operations. This growth came with a lot of pressure on our operations team. We quickly realized something: our recruitment process wasn’t on par with the company’s …