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Each month this blog will share the latest insights, trends, and data about the China market. It will also showcase social media reports and case studies to reveal the strategies that brands are employing to find success in the Middle Kingdom.

As a valued friend of United Media Solution (UMS), we want to help you stay up-to-date with China’s unique and fast moving market.

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The Entrepreneurship Project Launched by UMS and MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management of UNNC Has Come to A Successful End

On the afternoon of April 29th, UMS and MSc Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management of The University of Nottingham held the conference for the entrepreneurship project in the UMS’ meeting room. The entrepreneurship project has last for a month and a half and finally came to a successful end after the continuous discussion and communication between the […]

How can Western Marketers convert social conversations to direct sales?

China is in the midst of a social commerce revolution. The explosion of online payment systems such as Alipay and WeChat Pay has seen cash disappearing from the shopping experience as people embrace mobile wallets. With WeChat Pay, AliPay and other online payment services integrated into the Chinese social ecosystem, consumers are spending more money […]

UMS presents lecture at University of Nottingham

UMS Founder and General Manager Jessica Miao recently attended Nottingham University China Campus to present a keynote lecture on digital marketing.                                     Jessica’s lecture, which was titled: HOW TO MANAGE DIGITAL MARKETING ON A GLOBAL SCALE, provided insights and advice […]

Recent Posts

How brands can jump onboard China’s live streaming phenomenon

Live streaming has exploded in recent years with Chinese brands and consumers embracing the new format to share stories, live events and promote products and experiences. China’s live streaming audiences continue to grow with the average user’s watching more than 200 minutes of live streaming content each month. Unsurprisingly in China’s mobile saturated market, 76.7% […]

How can Western Marketers convert social conversations to direct sales?

China is in the midst of a social commerce revolution. The explosion of online payment systems such as Alipay and WeChat Pay has seen cash disappearing from the shopping experience as people embrace mobile wallets. With WeChat Pay, AliPay and other online payment services integrated into the Chinese social ecosystem, consumers are spending more money […]

UMS presents lecture at University of Nottingham

UMS Founder and General Manager Jessica Miao recently attended Nottingham University China Campus to present a keynote lecture on digital marketing.                                     Jessica’s lecture, which was titled: HOW TO MANAGE DIGITAL MARKETING ON A GLOBAL SCALE, provided insights and advice […]

Report: The most popular Tourism and Travel brands on WeChat

A post about New Zealand’s new five-year visa for Chinese travellers was the most viewed WeChat post in the Tourism category in the first quarter of 2017.   The post, which received 42,275 views, was posted on the Tourism New Zealand WeChat profile (ID: Pure100newzealand) to share information about the change in visa options. The […]

UMS founder Jessica Miao makes list of Top 100 Innovative Women

Jessica Miao, a Founder and General Manager of social media company UMS, has been named on a list of the Top 100 Innovative Women. The 2017 Zhejiang Top 100 Innovative Women awards female entrepreneurs from a range of industries including, Information Technology, Asset Management, Bio-Medicine, Manufacturing, Education, Culture and the Creative industry. The awards aim to […]

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 […]

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 […]

How NZTE built a WeChat database of kiwi-loving Chinese consumers

New Zealand Trade and Enterprise has built a database of over 60,000 Chinese consumers who are actively buying kiwi goods. New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (as “NZTE”) has built a WeChat-based loyalty program for NZ companies called Taste New Zealand; the platform rewards those who buy NZ products and incentivise them to buy more. About […]

How NZ brand ecostore tripled sales on Singles Day

New Zealand brand ecostore used live streaming technology and social media to triple sales and achieve marketing success on China’s Singles Day. The 11.11 juggernaut grows larger and more powerful every year which makes it an immensely attractive vehicle for brands. However, with the annual event dominated by multinational brands – with equally large marketing […]

UMS share WeChat tips at Kiwi Week Shanghai

When it comes to social media there’s a lot of opportunity for companies in China but WeChat is one of the channels offering the most potential right now. This was the subject of a workshop delivered by UMS General Manager Jessica Miao in Shanghai last week, as part of the annual Kiwi Week event. Speaking to […]