China’s Online Business Networks for Marketing: Renhe.cn

Dec 17

China’s Online Business Networks for Marketing:  Renhe.cn

China’s online professional networking market remains fairly new but is expected to continue growing as more Chinese are realizing the advantages of getting plugged in. With LinkedIn being still practically unknown here, this market remains quite fragmented with no clear dominant player. So far, in terms of size, Dajie.com (30 million users) and Tianji.com (20...

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China’s Online Business Networks for Marketing: Tianji.com

Dec 10

China’s Online Business Networks for Marketing: Tianji.com

Unlike LinkedIn in the West, in China, there is still no dominant player in online professional networks. In terms of size, Dajie.com, with its 30 million registered users, is in the lead . Tianji.com holds the second place, claiming still impressive 20 million members. In fact, Tianji attracts an audience that is more similar to LinkedIn in profile and...

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Momo, the Second Biggest Mobile Social App in China

Dec 03

Momo, the Second Biggest Mobile Social App in China

Momo, a popular Chinese mobile social app, has reportedly filed for an upcoming IPO on NASDAQ. After much anticipated Alibaba’s listing in US, this would be another major public offering by a Chinese  tech company. While WeChat and QQ are for connecting with friends, Momo is an app for connecting with strangers based on interests and location.  Its closest...

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China’s Online Business Networks for Marketing: Dajie.com

Nov 26

China’s Online Business Networks for Marketing:  Dajie.com

As joining online professional networking sites becomes more widespread in China, one platform in particular seems to be getting ahead in terms of the number of registered users. Dajie.com claims to have 30 million members making it the largest of such platforms in China. With LinkedIn still practically unknown in the Mainland, Dajie.com provides a local...

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China’s Online Business Networks

Nov 19

China’s Online Business Networks

In the recent years, professionals in China have been increasingly connecting online through a growing number of professional networking sites. LinkedIn has also announced its intention to launch in China in hopes to attract 140 million users but, so far, it’s still practically unknown in the Mainland. Perhaps, the most well known Chinese business network...

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Pros and Cons of Hosting a Site in China

Nov 12

Pros and Cons of Hosting a Site in China

Foreign websites that are looking to target Chinese audience are often presented with the dilemma regarding physical location of their server. There is also a lot of conflicting information about whether local hosting is important, as well as to what degree it affects site’s performance and ranking in the search engines. In this post, I attempt to summarize...

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Mobile Videos in China

Nov 05

Mobile Videos in China

It has been reported this year that mobile internet access has become the primary way to get online for the majority of Chinese, outnumbering, for the first time, the desktop based access. At the same time, videos, while being increasingly accessed via mobile devices, remain the most popular online content. According to the latest numbers from iResearch, a...

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