Why WeChat Content Is Blocked on Baidu and Google

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

Have you ever tried searching for WeChat content on Google or Baidu? If you do, then get prepared to be disappointed, it’s all blocked. You won’t find anything. Let’s take a typical WeChat article as our example: Article from ‘People’s Republic of Teaching’ (WeChat ID: TeachingEnglishChina) Searching for the article title in Google and no results. Searching for that article on Baidu and …

Go Dutch the Easy Way With WeChat

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

Picture the scene. You are in a restaurant with a group of friends and friends of friends. Dishes have been ordered, alcohol has been drunk. The conversation is flowing; there’s some flirting. It’s time to move to the bar! BUT WAIT! It’s time to split the bill. Oh, dear! Someone needs to take responsibility, and that’s never good on a night out. …

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 …

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 …

WeChat’s Hidden Shazam Service: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s WeChat Essential Tip, brought to you by China Channel, we will cover WeChat music. Not only is it really easy to search for, listen to and share music in WeChat all in English but WeChat also has a built-in music identification service similar to Shazam. We’ll break today’s post into 3 parts: How to search for and listen to music …

How to Order Beer to Your Office Using WeChat: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s ‘WeChat Essential Tip’ presented by China Channel, we are going to show you step by step how to order a 24 pack of quality German beer and have it delivered to your workplace, ready to go for when you finish work. You don’t even need to have WeChat payments set up for this to work, as there is a …

How to Take Payments For Your Event on WeChat: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

In today’s ‘WeChat Essential Tip’ we are going to show step by step how to set up and take payments for an event on WeChat using Yoopay. Yoopay is a great WeChat events platform for foreigners in China, as the process can be done entirely in English. Using a service such as Yoopay has some major advantages: Organizers can gain sign ups …

3 Golden Rules of Running WeChat Groups: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

Today’s ‘WeChat Essential Tip’, brought to you by China Channel, is the 2nd of 2 articles focused on groups (1st article here ). Today we will introduce the ‘3 golden rules’ for setting up and managing successful WeChat groups’. We will also go into detail on other key aspects including how to turn your group into an ‘Exclusive Club’ and the number 1 …

How to Manage Your WeChat Groups: WeChat Essential Tips

Matthew Brennan WeChat Tips

WeChat groups are a daily part of communication for people in China. We use groups to chat with different circles of friends, send event and promotional news to potential customers, or share and discuss information related to our business or interests. With so many groups, it is easy to get frustrated with message overload and not being able to find information easily. Today’s ‘WeChat Essential …