social media marketing in China

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 […]

QQ Report – How brands can engage with China’s young people

QQ is WeChat’s youth-focused sister social media network. Attracting more than 868 million monthly active users, with more than 652 million accessing the platform via mobile, QQ is an immensely attractive platform for brands and marketers.   QQ launched in 1999 and was one of the earliest pioneers of instant messaging and social networking in […]

UMS appointed by Aspire2 International to help connect with Chinese community

United Media Solution (UMS), New Zealand’s leading Chinese digital marketing agency, has been appointed by Aspire2 International to connect with the Chinese community, here in New Zealand and abroad.   Aspire2 International is a leading New Zealand training provider that offers international students the education and skills to succeed in work and life.     UMS will be […]

UMS launches new data platform, SICE

UMS has launched a tool to help marketers aggregate and analyse their fans WeChat data to help create more effective and targeted social media marketing campaigns.   The Social Intelligence Cloud Engine (SICE) is a new tool, developed by UMS, which provides insights into user behaviours across Tencent’s entire ecosystem. SICE enables marketers to drill […]

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 delivers social media expertise at NZ-China business forum

Businesses should ensure they have robust long-term investment strategies for Chinese social media channels if they wish to be successful, according to UMS General Manager Jessica Miao.   Miao was speaking on a panel at the South Island Lantern Business Forum in Christchurch, New Zealand, addressing the role social media can play in commercial marketing […]

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 […]