Basics of China Keyword Research: Baidu Index

Apr 05

Basics of China Keyword Research: Baidu Index

Baidu Index Tutorial Being the largest search engine in China, Baidu keyword research should be the one to start with. Currently, Baidu offers Baidu Index tool that is free for Baidu advertising accounts, offering some basic information to users. Here is an example of searching for keyword “iPhone8” (most Chinese users would typically type in “iPhone8” without space...

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Basics of China Keyword Research: Measuring Search Trends

Mar 29

Basics of China Keyword Research: Measuring Search Trends

One of the foundations of successful online strategy in any market is keyword research and China is no exception. Since the familiar tools such as Google keyword planner are irrelevant here, China keyword research must be done with the local equivalents. All of the major Chinese search engines, as well social media platforms, offer some type of basic tools for China...

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Checklist for Building your China Web Presence

Mar 22

Checklist for Building your China Web Presence

Getting serious about setting up Chinese website for your business? There are a few important things to keep in mind before investing time and efforts into building your China web presence. Getting it right will enable your Chinese website to rank high with the main search engines. Get it wrong and your website may not show up high enough in searches to be found or,...

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Choosing PPC vs. SEO for Chinese Market

Mar 08

Choosing PPC vs. SEO for Chinese Market

SEO and PPC are the two basic options for boosting traffic to your website. Choosing between PPC vs. SEO for Chinese market is often a difficult decision to make. Up until the middle of 2016, Chinese PPC, especially with Baidu, was, on average, delivering better returns than SEO. This was due to several factors: First, the search results, especially for popular...

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5 Ways Baidu Scandal Is Going To Affect Marketers in China

May 11

5 Ways Baidu Scandal Is Going To Affect Marketers in China

Most recent Baidu scandal following the death of 21 years old Chinese student is going to have both short and long term effects on marketers who rely on the search engine to promote brands and products. 21-year-old student Wei Zexi, who was diagnosed with rare form of cancer in 2014, had died on 12 April following a controversial and ultimately unsuccessful...

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What is Really Behind Baidu’s International Expansion

Oct 15

What is Really Behind Baidu’s International Expansion

Baidu Inc. the owner of the largest China’s search engine Baidu.com, has been on a buying spree recently snatching companies locally and abroad. The type of companies Baidu was buying are in line with the grand strategy of moving into mobile space and expanding internationally. Baidu growth in China has been impressive, although it stayed at somewhere around...

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