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WeChat live streaming is here – Is your brand ready?

There is no question that over the past five years, live streaming in China’s online ecosystem has taken the market by storm, completely revolutionising the way people interact with brands, purchase products and discover new ones. This sales-boosting strategy has proven extremely effective on e-commerce sites for brands during the Singles Day, the biggest shopping […]

China’s digital market in 2020 – consumers, content and trends

Jessica Miao, CEO of China digital marketing agency, United Media Solution, shares her thoughts on what trends companies can expect in China in 2020 and how they will shape the market.   The recent outbreak of Coronavirus has already had a significant impact on 2020 and its effects on international brands and China’s economy are […]

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 […]

The power of Key Opinion Leaders in China – a Recent Case Study

Working with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) to help brands promote their products and services as an effective marketing strategy has been adopted by many western marketers who are trying to connect with Chinese consumers. Some are still new to the game and eager to find out about China’s powerful KOLs.   In September, UMS organised […]

Maximising Chinese long public holiday to target Chinese travellers abroad

The 7-day China National Day holiday, also known as “Golden Week” holiday is one of the biggest tourist seasons for Chinese people. According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the number of outbound tourists exceeded 7 million during the National Day holiday.   Chinese are increasingly choosing to travel long distances, especially abroad. A […]

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.   […]

Australian Wine festival – wine month campaign

Case Study: Wine Australia Project: Australian Wine Festival – Wine Month Campaign     Wine Australia wanted to raise awareness among Chinese consumers about the high quality of Australian wines. To do this, the brand organized its first consumer facing wine event, partnering with premium offline retail stores throughout May 2019 to celebrate its wineries […]

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).   […]

UMS partners with New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA)

United Media Solution (UMS), New Zealand’s leading Chinese digital marketing agency, has become an official sponsor of New Zealand China Trade Association (NZCTA), New Zealand’s largest China focused organization promoting trade and business between the two countries.   The move is a reflection of the strength and importance of New Zealand’s economic relationship with China and comes as the two countries […]

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 […]