education

Coronavirus 2020: How the education industry should respond

As the coronavirus continues to grip many industries around the world, the time to revisit strategies in China has never been more crucial. The education industry, one of the most severely impacted sectors, has seen many Chinese students unable to travel due to travel restrictions and policy changes, with some cancelling their study plans all […]

How Education New Zealand use digital solutions to build awareness, generate leads and drive engagement in China

Education New Zealand (ENZ), the government body responsible for developing and promoting New Zealand as an International Education destination, wanted to expand its reach into the valuable China market.   With Chinese international students accounting for more than 30% of the total international students in New Zealand in 2018, and Education contributing more than NZD […]

UMS joins China Path Podcast to discuss digital marketing in China

UMS CEO Jessica Miao has appeared on the China Path Podcast to discuss digital marketing and social media in China.   The podcast, which is created by the Australia China Business Council, aims to provide China business advice to Australian businesses to help deepen their engagement with the country’s largest trading partner – China.   […]

More than WeChat – Australian marketers need more education about China opportunities

WeChat continues to occupy Australian marketers’ attention and budgets when marketing to China, highlighting the need for greater education about the opportunities for targeting Chinese consumers.   This was a finding from United Media Solution’s Digital Marketing Accelerator program conducted in partnership with the South Australian chapter of the Australian China Business Council (ACBC).   […]

Food for thought: The challenges F&B brands face in the China market

UMS CEO Jessica Miao recently spoke on a panel at an AustCham Shanghai event discussing the opportunities for international Food & Beverage brands in the China market.   The discussion highlighted some of the major challenges F&B brands face when preparing digital marketing campaigns for the China market.   Jessica identified four key points that […]

How education institutes can target China’s lucrative audience of overseas students

Chinese students and their desire to study abroad is a major drawcard for Australian and New Zealand education institutes. In 2017, 608,400 Chinese students chose to study abroad, an increase of nearly 12% over the previous year, with the majority of those students self-paying for the experience.   For Chinese students, and their parents, studying […]

How Education New Zealand built an engaged community of fans on WeChat and Weibo

China represents a key market for Education New Zealand, thanks to the rich cultural exchange and connections for international students.   However, New Zealand is not the only country keen to entice Chinese students to study abroad, so Education New Zealand needed a way to engage directly with potential students and their parents.   Education […]