digital marketing in China

Should you launch an Official WeChat Account? UMS shares tips for marketers

China may have hundreds of social media platforms but there is only one that most marketers are interested in. With a global monthly active user base of 938 million people, WeChat is impossible for marketers to ignore.   However, launching and maintaining an Official WeChat Account is not an easy process and it can represent […]

UMS launches Melbourne office to help Australian businesses connect with China

(left to right – Tanya Cai, Business Development Director China, Eric Yu, Business Development Manager Australia, Richard Zhu, CFO, Jessica Miao, CEO)   United Media Solution (UMS) is set to open an office in Australia in a bid to help local companies grow their brands in China. As one of the leading agencies helping international companies […]

UMS launches new URL umssocial.com

UMS has launched a new URL for its website in recognition of the company’s growing global presence.   The UMS website will now be accessible at umssocial.com as well as via the existing ums.co.nz address.   The move aims to address the company’s expansion globally as it increasingly works with clients in markets outside of […]

The top Chinese social media apps for SME companies

Is it time for brands to stop trying to compete with all the noise on WeChat and Weibo and create strategic partnerships with smaller apps and social media platforms? The 846 million active users on WeChat are hard to ignore, but the costs required to stand out are making the platform less attractive, particularly to […]

Behind the Great Firewall: Understanding China’s social media landscape

Every conversation about social media in China starts the same way. No Facebook. No YouTube. No Twitter. For many, China’s social media landscape is unfamiliar and disorientating, but what it lacks in familiarity it more than makes up for in size, scale, and opportunity. In the absence of the Facebook and Google platforms, a market […]

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5 Ways to Market to the Chinese Tiger

Everyone wants to know how to succeed in marketing to the Chinese, and with Chinese consumer spending expected to triple to $6 trillion by 2020 (compared with flattening Western markets) as projected by Boston Consulting Group and reported in Jing Daily,  it’s no wonder! But succeeding in China is not as easy as it may first […]