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WeChat Chinese Learning Platform

China Channel Case Studies

Today we decided to feature a WeChat Chinese Mandarin Class platform. In the same way that Uber matches you with a driver, this service (yoil Mandarin) matches you with a Chinese teacher. But it works entirely through WeChat. Read on to find out how it works and how to try a free WeChat Chinese class yourself. In the 2nd part of this article we’ll …

Early WeChat Mini Programs Demos

China Channel Case Studies, mini apps

WeChat mini programs are coming soon. These new account types are literally light apps within WeChat. WeApps will likely be officially launched next month; the exact date is currently a closely guarded secret. Below we have assembled a few previews of some early prototype WeChat mini programs. Want to get a first glimpse of what’s in store? Read on… Music, transport …

WeChat’s Largest English Account

China Channel Case Studies

Shameless is by far the largest WeChat account with English language content. Many articles gain 100,000+ views. Their content resonates strongly with sections of Chinese youth and China’s foreign community. Life is too short. Let’s be shameless. Today we bring you an exclusive interview with Shameless that gives us a glimpse into: how the account became so successful, how they create their …

WeChat Official Accounts Performance Data

China Channel Article from other sources, Case Studies

Today we bring you our translated highlights from a report released a few days ago by Data Story which collects performance data from 4,783 different brand’s WeChat official accounts. It analyses over half a million WeChat articles in total, comparing the last quarter of 2015 with the first three months of 2016. Highlights include: Current trends for views and likes broken down by industry …

The Las Vegas WeChat Hotel With Robots

China Channel Case Studies

Which hotel has the most impressive, advanced and futuristic use of WeChat? Surely some expensive swanky place in Beijing or Shanghai right? Wrong! To find the most futuristic “WeChat hotel” we have to visit downtown Las Vegas. Welcome to the LINQ hotel, Sir. Meet “Ben”, the WeChat concierge robot Upon entering the LINQ hotel we are greeted by a WeChat concierge …

Viral WeChat Webpage: ‘The Story Of Me & WeChat’

China Channel Case Studies

Yesterday evening (Jan 10th) a webpage entitled ‘The Story of Me and WeChat’ went viral across China (我和微信的故事). Later rumors started to appear that the viral WeChat webpage was in fact a virus which when opened would steal all the money from your phone’s Alipay account. Things got so bad that WeChat had to release a statement close to 11pm …

WeChat Toys For Young Children

China Channel Case Studies

No one escapes the reach of WeChat in China! Even 3 years olds can use the messaging platform through WeChat toys. Introducing ‘Mon-Mon’ a soft toy character which children can use to send and receive WeChat messages with their busy parents while they are away at work. Above: Mon-Mon, a WeChat enabled soft toy! Don’t believe us? Check out the …

Top 10 WeChat Accounts For Foreigners in China

China Channel Case Studies, Infographics

Top 10 WeChat accounts for foreigners in China. 1. Shameless WeChat ID: shamelesschina Beijing based Shameless is the undisputed Queen of WeChat accounts for foreigners in China. Expect sharp and witty original content every friday.   2. China Wire WeChat ID: ChinaWire Daily lunch time updates of general news and articles of interest to foreigners in China taken from across …

How to Take WeChat Payments as a Small Business

China Channel Case Studies

It’s no exaggeration to say that in 2015 mobile payments are taking over the Middle Kingdom! China is one of the first countries in the world where mobile payments have truely gained traction across society and are rapidly being accepted as the norm. Today, we’ll give you all the details on how to take WeChat Payments as a small business, …