Buying Beer from Walmart on WeChat: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s ‘WeChat Essential Tip’ presented by China Channel, we will show you how to buy beer from Walmart on WeChat and provide some general info and analysis about online shopping through WeChat. In a previous post, we showed you how to use the WeChat Specials feature, located in WeChat Wallet, to purchase beer through JingDong (JD). Why did JingDong, one of China’s largest …

WeChat Read: WeChat’s New eBook App – WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s WeChat Essential Tip, brought to you by China Channel, we will review ‘WeChat Read‘ (微信读书). A brand new eBook app launched on the 27th of August by Tencent (the parent company of WeChat). Below is Tencent founder Pony Ma’s moment post introducing ‘WeChat Read: ‘WeChat Read’ is designed to work seamlessly with WeChat, enabling you to do several things: Read eBooks in a …

Watching Game of Thrones With WeChat: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s WeChat Essential Tip, brought to you by China Channel, we will show you how to search for and watch episodes of ‘Game of Thrones’ using WeChat. We’ll also show you how to forward episodes of ‘Game of Thrones’ to your friends through WeChat moments and groups. First go to your contacts, then select add official accounts. Now tap the …

The Harsh Reality: Content Theft is Rife on WeChat – WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s ‘WeChat Essential Tip’, brought to you by China Channel, we will analyse the controversial topic of content theft on WeChat. Chinese companies sadly have a global reputation for not respecting copyright or IP. In China businesses often play dirty and use any advantage they can to gain market share at the expense of their competitors. This is especially true on WeChat, …

Who Really Owns WeChat? – WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s ‘WeChat Essential Tip’, brought to you by China Channel, we will give you the lowdown on Tencent. Tencent is the company which created WeChat and is one of the largest Internet companies in the world. Today you will find out: Which African company owns 1/3 of WeChat? How did Tencent become so big? Which well known Western chat app is partly owned by …

How To Promote Yourself On WeChat: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

Welcome to today’s WeChat Essential Tip, brought to you by China Channel. If you are a DJ, a model, a band, or even a private English teacher (i.e. anyone offering services) and you want to promote yourself through WeChat, then today’s tip is for you! We’ll show you how to easily make a cool looking interactive WeChat portfolio or resume showcasing your work …

Emoticon Confetti “Happy Birthday!”: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

Weclome to today’s WeChat Essential Tip, brought to you by China Channel. Those using WeChat for a while have noticed, for example, that typing ‘happy birthday’ will trigger a cascade of falling confetti like birthday cake emoticons. In today’s tip, we will give a break down of all the words in both Chinese & English that trigger this kind of effect. Many of these …

WeChat Infographic: Key Statistics & Numbers – WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s WeChat Essential Tip, brought to you by China Channel, we bring you our WeChat infographic breakdown of all the key stats that you need to know about China’s number 1 App. Join us tomorrow for our next article from the China Channel ‘WeChat Essential Tips’ series. Follow us on WeChat by scanning the QR code to follow our official account. If you have requests …

WeChat Restaurant Industry Case Study – WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s WeChat Essential Tip, brought to you by China Channel, we will provide a detailed case study illustrating how WeChat is revolutionizing the restaurant industry in China. We will show how brands and businesses are rapidly adapting and leveraging the new reality of a mobile commerce based economy. We also will demonstrate how businesses are putting a high priority …

5 Classic Games You Can Play In WeChat : WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s WeChat Essential Tip, brought to you by China Channel, we will show you how to play 5 classic games including Tetris, Candy Crush and Pacman directly within WeChat by simply scanning a QR code. You can freely post these games to your moments or chat threads and some have the option to compare high scores with your friends. Most …

How to Make WeChat Surveys: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s WeChat Essential Tip, brought to you by China Channel, we will show you how to make a WeChat survey that you can post on your moments or directly to groups and chat threads. WeChat surveys are really easy to make and have a myriad of potential purposes: picking a place to eat for a large group getting feedback from your customers …