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DU’IT looks to bolster awareness in China with digital marketing campaign

DU’IT, the skincare brand owned by Orbis Australasia Pty Ltd, has launched an integrated digital marketing campaign to boost the brand’s awareness and sales in the China market.   DU’IT worked with digital marketing agency UMS to launch digital and social media activity targeting Chinese consumers.   The campaign harnessed the brand’s WeChat Official Account […]

UMS appointed by Bundaberg Brewed Drinks to manage Chinese digital marketing account

United Media Solution (UMS), a leading Chinese digital marketing agency, has been appointed by Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, to create and manage its digital marketing presence in China. Bundaberg Brewed Drinks is an Australian family business, which has produced a drink range including the iconic Bundaberg Ginger Beer. The products are sold in more than 50 […]

How Tourism New Zealand used WeChat to gain greater insights into its target audience

CLIENT: TOURISM NEW ZEALAND PROJECT: WECHAT SURVEY   New Zealand’s destination brand is one of most recognised and respected globally and the country is experiencing record numbers from tourism. As one of its most important markets, China has been integral to driving this growth and Tourism New Zealand’s activity on WeChat has been central to […]

As daigou channels flounder, Australian and New Zealand companies must build their brands in China

Marketing your brand to Chinese consumers is more important than ever as changes to Chinese laws mean daigou prices are on the rise and consumers will become more selective in their investments.   Australian and New Zealand brands have enjoyed immense success off the backs of daigou. These individuals, or networks, who buy and sell […]

China trends to watch in the Year of the Pig

As China ushers in the Year of the Pig, UMS takes a look at the key consumer trends and behaviours that marketers need to consider in 2019.     1. Quality vs Quantity As the talk of China’s economic slowdown continues, Chinese consumers are shifting their focus from quantity to quality purchases. This year’s Spring […]

Marketing to Chinese consumers – the 3 audiences you need to consider

The spending power of Chinese consumers continues to be a lucrative drawcard for foreign and international companies, however, as more and more brands target this attractive audience, the need to define which Chinese audiences to target has become even more important.   While the majority of companies are focused on targeting specific segments of China’s […]

UMS appointed by PowerShop to build its brand with New Zealand’s Chinese community

United Media Solution (UMS), New Zealand’s leading Chinese digital marketing agency, has been appointed by electricity provider PowerShop to build its brand with Chinese kiwis in New Zealand.   PowerShop, the online electricity provider which was founded in New Zealand and is backed by Meridien Energy, aims to increase its brand awareness among New Zealand’s […]

UMS leads SA businesses through China digital marketing masterclass

UMS Business Development Manager Jo Ruo provided South Australian businesses with an in-depth presentation and masterclass on how to build brands in China.   The event, which was hosted by the Australia China Business Council, was attended by representatives from local SME businesses including delegates from retail and food and wine industries, as well as […]

Does my brand need a WeChat Mini Program?

With more than one million Mini Programs available on WeChat, users need never leave the app, making it an essential for brands and marketers.   WeChat Mini Programs are ‘mini-app’ which exist only within the WeChat ecosystem. The small applications operate like “lite-sized apps” enabling users to access app functionality and services without leaving WeChat […]

As WeChat’s community ages, marketers need to get strategic to target millennials

WeChat’s user base is aging. Much like Facebook, the social network’s growth is coming from China’s seniors, or ‘silver generation’, who are embracing the app.   The silver generation, those aged over 60 years, spend more than 80% of their data traffic on WeChat, this compares with people aged 18-35-years-old which spend just 6.8% of […]