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How to Develop WeChat Mini Programs that Rock

How to Develop WeChat Mini Programs that Rock

What are the essential elements to develop successful WeChat Mini Programs? Our guide on how to develop WeChat Mini Programs explains how to create a WeChat web app customized for your audience.

Why Backup Your Website And How To Do It Correctly

Why Backup Your Website And How To Do It Correctly

User-friendly guide on how to backup your website. Why is it important to back up your website? List of possible threats for your website.

How To Submit Your website or URL to Baidu - The Complete Guide

Updated guide on how to submit your website or URL to Baidu. Step by step guide to open a Baidu Webmaster Tool account and submit your website to Baidu.

WeChat Service vs. Subscription - How to Regis-ter a WeChat Official Account

WeChat Service vs. Subscription - How to Register a WeChat Official Account

For any company targeting the Chinese market, it is critical to register a WeChat Official Account. WeChat counts almost 1 billion users that utilize the app on a daily basis and not merely to communicate with other users.

QPSoftware the Official PrestaShop Provider in China

QPSoftware the Official PrestaShop Provider in China

QPSoftware has been working with PrestaShop for a long time to create innovative e-commerce solutions for our customers. We love this platform, and over the years we have seen many of our clients enjoying this user-friendly yet absolutely powerful e-commerce platform

How To Register a Chinese (.cn) Domain Name - Complete Guide

How To Register a Chinese (.cn) Domain Name - Complete Guide

To register  a . CN domain name has become a lot easier than it used to be. The CNNIC (China Internet Network Information Centre), the official registrar  for . CN domains authorized by the Ministry of Information Industry, simplified the registration procedure starting in 2012.

What Is Core Model Process And What Are The Benefits

What Is Core Model Process And What Are The Benefits

An innovative way to design web solution, the core model process improves web design and generate a better ROI. The article explains what is the core model process and its benefits.

Retina Display Design - What Is it and How to Implement it in Your Website or E-CommerceRetina Display Design - What Is it and How to Implement it in Your Website or E-Commerce

Retina Display Design - What Is it and How to Implement it in Your Website or E-Commerce

Retina Display has become a familiar term in the world of computers and mobile devices. Since Apple launched this new generation of high-resolution screens, it has invaded the world making previous technology look like a memory from the past.

WeChatPay and Alipay Around the World

WeChatPay and Alipay Around the World

WeChatPay and Alipay are two online payment platform giants. Even though they cater mainly to the Chinese market, they boast an incredible amount of users.

How to Use Baidu Paid Advertising in China

Doing business in China is one of the most appealing opportunities for companies around the world. As the Chinese economy keeps on growing and opening up to the Western world, the awareness of this market’s potential keeps increasing among business owners. Nowadays, savvy business managers cannot overlook the pressing Chinese demand for foreign products.

A Scrum Approach to Project Management

A Scrum Approach to Project Management

If you are familiar with rugby, you know what a scrum is. If not, let me explain. A scrum is when a group of players tightly interlock arms and heads towards each other then pushes forward at full power to attempt to get the ball before the other team. 

The Latest Chinese Mobile Ecommerce Trends

The Latest Chinese Mobile Ecommerce Trends

China is a massive and exciting market but presents important challenges. Without local knowledge, it is difficult to meet the demands of shoppers in this part of the world.

WeChat Shop - 9 Techniques To Promote Your WeChat Store In China

WeChat Shop - 9 Techniques To Promote Your WeChat Store In China

Opening a WeChat shop is one of the wisest moves you can make if you want to boost your revenue in the Chinese market. The WeChat shop trend continues to grow and most savvy businesses are already capitalizing on the great opportunities offered by this awesome sales channel.

New Digital Marketing Trends 2018 - What Works Worldwide And In China

New Digital Marketing Trends 2018 - What Works Worldwide And In China

2018 has just started and many of you are planning, analyzing and adjusting your digital marketing strategy for the year.  Gone are the days when a company could generate traffic and conversions with just a few classic marketing channels.

WeChat Announcements 2018 - Exciting Opportunities For Your Business

2018 has started with exciting announcements from WeChat. The popular app, at the moment, has an active daily user count of over 900m and it has firmly determined to continue expanding its user base. The new features and functionalities that keep on being added are transforming WeChat into an essential tool for every user and an invaluable marketing resource for companies who want to expand their business.

Web Design - Tips for Website

Web Design - Tips For Websites

Web design has continued evolving over the past 20 years and will surely continue on doing so in the years to come. The only difference between today and the past is that now changes are faster than ever.

How To Create A Mobile App - Tips For App Design

Tips for APP design

Mobile apps development is a critical step in every online business. Mobile devices have become an extension of our body. Therefore, users are continually looking for new apps to perform tasks quickly and easily. Therefore, this should be the goal for a well built mobile app.

Mobile App Development

App Design - 15 Tips For Apps

Mobile apps development is a critical step in every online business. Mobile devices have become an extension of our body. Therefore, users are continually looking for new apps to perform tasks quickly and efficiently, and this is what mobile apps are for.

E-commerce Website Development Magento, PrestaShop, Drupal

E-commerce Website Development - Magento vs Drupal vs Prestashop

Choosing the right shopping cart is a critical e-commerce development decision and /not at all an easy one. There are so many variables involved that can make this technical decision a daunting task.

Baidu SEO In China

How To Do SEO In China

China is the world’s second largest economy, supported by more than a billion potential customers. And over 53% are Internet users, meaning businesses with China-based websites have a potential audience of 730.000.000 individuals

Drupal VS WordPress VS Joomla

Drupal VS WordPress VS Joomla

What’s the best content management system? Which one offers the best web design and web development experience? Thousands of blog posts and reviews have been written on the merits of all the CMS tools available on the market, but choosing the right one for your particular project is not easy. 

Web Design - Top 5 Apps For Designers

Web Design - Top 5 Apps For Designers

A stunning web design is the fruit of great ideas and inspiration, but it is never an easy task. From the moment you envision a web design in your mind and the time it goes live on a screen, you may go through a series of challenges that may quickly sap your enthusiasm and creativity.

SWATCH Group

Prospective Case Study: SWATCH Group

SWATCH Group is a diversified multinational holding company active in the manufacture and sale of finished watches, jewelry, watch movements and components. It is the world’s largest watchmaking group and supplies nearly all the components required for the watches sold by its eighteen individual brands and its multi-brand retail companies.

10 Tips for a Healthy Product

10 Tips for a Healthy Product

It is always a pleasure to share the article of our former friend and collegue Regis Armel Asseman, previously Project Manager at QPSoftware, a web design agency based in Shanghai, where he worked for more than two years. His article compares the software product management and a healthy life.

Do I need a license to sell online in China?

Do I need a license to sell online in China?

It has already been told many times but it has to be said again! China represents the biggest consumer market in the world. It is a market with a lot of opportunities for companies willing to reach this market. Willing to tackle this market is good but it can be quite hard sometimes.

What are the different kinds of Chinese companies?

What are the different kinds of Chinese companies?

As you probably know, China is an amazing market and quite incredible! If you decide to target this market you will face great opportunities but also some threats. But before starting anything you should analyze your market and see what you should do.

Do I Need a Company in China to Sell Online?

Do I Need a Company in China to Sell Online?

Nowadays, the Chinese market represents an unavoidable opportunity for companies willing to go abroad. Indeed, as we know the Chinese market is becoming the number one consumption market in the world. If you want to target this market it will not be easy because of its extreme particularity.

How to Host Your Website in China

How to Host Your Website in China

As you probably know China is an incredible market. It is not easy to get into it but once you are in and following a good method, this market could be yours! But before getting in you should be wary.

One of the main questions that our clients asked us is “how do I host my website in China”? This article will help you to understand the different tools and the different processes for hosting your website in China if you decide to target this amazing market.

Make a Viral WeChat Post

Make a Viral WeChat Post

As it has already been said in previous articles, there is no need to re-explain what WeChat is. Indeed, according to the latest news, WeChat will soon reach 900 million users.

In this week’s article, you will find some interesting key points about WeChat and more precisely some suggestions that will help you to create and develop a viral post.

 
QPSoftware at CES Asia Shanghai 2017

QPSoftware at CES Asia Shanghai 2017

Last week, from June 7th to 9th a big event happened in Shanghai, CES Asia Shanghai 2017, and it was a great success. Companies and people from around the world gathered to participate in this exhibition.

We will try to give some highlights of what happened during these few days and summarize what we learned at this interesting event.

Alibaba - Alipay in India

Alibaba - Alipay in India

As Alibaba - Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay have been already thoroughly discussed there isn't much of a need to explain what their differences are, or to remind you that these two companies are not only competing within China but also internationally.

They have begun to make themselves known around the world, in Europe, in the USA and even in areas of South-East Asia. Specifically, let’s have a look at the situation of Alibaba around the world.

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

China is a huge market with many opportunities, but these opportunities are only reachable if you can respect and adapt yourself to the Chinese market, or more precisely, to the Chinese people. If you can understand them and follow a few common strategies, then your chance of success will be higher.

An article has already been written that focused on how to attract Chinese male ebuyers but now we are going to focus on four different strategies for the Chinese market.

WeChat Search Engine

WeChat Search Engine

As it has already been said in some previous articles, there is no need to present you WeChat. According to the latest news this monstrous App has reached now more than 900 million users.

This article will focus on the release of a new functionality in WeChat. This functionality is the Search Engine of WeChat. Let’s discover what it is and what it can do.

 
WeChat App VS WeChat Mini Program

WeChat App VS WeChat Mini Program

As previously mentioned, there's no need to reintroduce you to WeChat. According to the latest news, this incredible App will soon reach 900 million users.

The focus of this article will be a comparison of a WeChat Mini Program vs. a WeChat App. You may or may not be aware of what these two programs are or their differences, but we are sure you will have a clear understanding of them once you have read this article.

WeChat Around The World

WeChat Around The World

As already stated in previous articles, there is no reason to reintroduce WeChat or its parent company Tencent.  According to the latest news, this monstrous App will soon reach 900 million users. 

Let's take a look at some of the new trends and strategies that Tencent -  WeChat is working on to build its strength both in China and abroad.

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

As it has already been stated in previous articles, there is no need to re-introduce WeChat to you. According to the latest news, this amazing App will soon reach 900 million users.

Recently, they have started to develop new projects. These projects are Augmented Reality (A.R.) and Virtual Reality (V.R.).

KOL – Live Web Steaming - Flash Sales

KOL, Live Web Streaming, and Flash Sales

Before I begin this article, I would like to thank everyone who helped me to put all of this together. They shared with me their experience, knowledge, feedback and more. So many thanks go out to Elijah Whaley, Marie, Thibault from mei.com and many others.

Artificial Intelligence Saves a Boy's Life

Artificial Intelligence Saves a Boy's Life

Unfortunately, we continue to hear more and more stories with not-so-happy endings, one exception to that was the recent news that we saw about a young boy reunited with his family. 

This story connects an abducted boy via technology - artificial intelligence - to help him find his way back home.   First off, let's talk about what artificial intelligence is for those who may not be familiar with this technology. 

WeChat Pay in UK

WeChat Pay In The UK - What's The Future Of WeChat Payment International

In China, the use of WeChat's WeChat Pay and Alibaba's Alipay are so common that they have become part of everyday life. It's been a few years that these payment methods have become unavoidable but this massive trend has only been seen in China. Therefore both companies are currently attempting to grow to other nearby countries and even other continents.

Google's Services are Back in China

Google's Services Are Back In China

We all knew that Google was not available in China (except by sidestepping the local censorship - by using special software known as VPN) but this is now changing.

In fact, just a few days, the Google Translate APP was made available in China and its users do not need a VPN to access it. The app actually allows you to use the lens of your camera to instantly translate text.

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China - Best Practices

Continuing from the previous article about Magento and the tips for adapting your e-commerce website to the Chinese market, this topic will focus on how to attract Chinese male buyers through e-commerce.

You may think or feel that shopping is only a hobby for women and that online shopping (e-commerce) is no different. Well, let’s see if this is true and if its a good idea to forget about the Chinese male market segment.

Magento for China

Magento for China - Is Magento The Best Solution For Chinese Market?

In the world of web design and ecommerce, the Magento platform is not unknown. We do not really need to talk about it. We could say it is one of the biggest and most powerful ecommerce platforms on the market. If you need to develop a complex, totally customized and specific CMS (Customer Management System) for an ecommerce platform your solution will definitely be Magento.

 
How To Transfer WeChat Official Account

WeChat Official Account Transfer

Do you remember the days when it was impossible to change the ownership of your registered WeChat Official Account? I am happy to inform you that since last week, Tencent finally decided to modify this process! Therefore, from now on companies are allowed to switch the ownership of their WeChat Official Account.

 
Bike Sharing in China - Mobike, Ofo and Xiaoming Bike

Bike Sharing in China - Mobike, Ofo...

The bike is back! 30 years after China started to switch two wheels to four, people are starting to use bikes again. However, today it is all about bike sharing. Indeed, one of the first pioneers in this project was Mobike, a startup financed by Tencent and Chinese investment firms. The competition in the market is quite fierce. Another major player is Ofo which is banked by the drive APP Didi.

Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing Trends in 2017

What is digital marketing? Digital marketing refers to marketing techniques that make use of digital media channels. Nowadays, much of marketing is tending towards becoming “essentially digital”. When we consider digital marketing the first idea that comes to mind is the conventional form, through the internet. But it would be a mistake to forget mobile phones, tablets, GPS and other connected devices.

CEGID - Loyalty Rewards APP

CEGID - Loyalty Rewards APP

Loyalty Reward APP

It is often said that “Attracting new customers is (around) five times more expensive than keeping the existing ones”. Seen from this angle, it can be a bit excessive… but do you really think so?

What Is WeChat Mini Program - All you need to know

WeChat Mini Program - All you need to know

Before we talk about Mini Programs, you need to know where they come from. We don’t have to look far—the company behind this project is Tencent, the Chinese internet giant whose main focus is mobile applications (aka apps), most famously WeChat. If you’ve been in China for more than a day, you know about WeChat. In short, it’s a chat app that has reached nearly 850 million monthly users.

ICP license - Open E-Commerce in China Shanghai

ICP license - The basics

China has the second largest economy in the world. The country is now welcoming foreign companies, and since the Western market is not growing as rapidly, many investors are looking at China with increasing interest.

QPSoftware the Official PrestaShop Provider in China

QPSoftware the Official PrestaShop Provider in China

QPSoftware has been working with PrestaShop for a long time to create innovative e-commerce solutions for our customers. We love this platform, and over the years we have seen many of our clients enjoying this user-friendly yet absolutely powerful e-commerce platform

Retina Display Design - What Is it and How to Implement it in Your Website or E-CommerceRetina Display Design - What Is it and How to Implement it in Your Website or E-Commerce

Retina Display Design - What Is it and How to Implement it in Your Website or E-Commerce

Retina Display has become a familiar term in the world of computers and mobile devices. Since Apple launched this new generation of high-resolution screens, it has invaded the world making previous technology look like a memory from the past.

How to Use Baidu Paid Advertising in China

Doing business in China is one of the most appealing opportunities for companies around the world. As the Chinese economy keeps on growing and opening up to the Western world, the awareness of this market’s potential keeps increasing among business owners. Nowadays, savvy business managers cannot overlook the pressing Chinese demand for foreign products.

The Latest Chinese Mobile Ecommerce Trends

The Latest Chinese Mobile Ecommerce Trends

China is a massive and exciting market but presents important challenges. Without local knowledge, it is difficult to meet the demands of shoppers in this part of the world.

E-commerce Website Development Magento, PrestaShop, Drupal

E-commerce Website Development - Magento vs Drupal vs Prestashop

Choosing the right shopping cart is a critical e-commerce development decision and /not at all an easy one. There are so many variables involved that can make this technical decision a daunting task.

Do I need a license to sell online in China?

Do I need a license to sell online in China?

It has already been told many times but it has to be said again! China represents the biggest consumer market in the world. It is a market with a lot of opportunities for companies willing to reach this market. Willing to tackle this market is good but it can be quite hard sometimes.

What are the different kinds of Chinese companies?

What are the different kinds of Chinese companies?

As you probably know, China is an amazing market and quite incredible! If you decide to target this market you will face great opportunities but also some threats. But before starting anything you should analyze your market and see what you should do.

Do I Need a Company in China to Sell Online?

Do I Need a Company in China to Sell Online?

Nowadays, the Chinese market represents an unavoidable opportunity for companies willing to go abroad. Indeed, as we know the Chinese market is becoming the number one consumption market in the world. If you want to target this market it will not be easy because of its extreme particularity.

How to Host Your Website in China

How to Host Your Website in China

As you probably know China is an incredible market. It is not easy to get into it but once you are in and following a good method, this market could be yours! But before getting in you should be wary.

One of the main questions that our clients asked us is “how do I host my website in China”? This article will help you to understand the different tools and the different processes for hosting your website in China if you decide to target this amazing market.

QPSoftware at CES Asia Shanghai 2017

QPSoftware at CES Asia Shanghai 2017

Last week, from June 7th to 9th a big event happened in Shanghai, CES Asia Shanghai 2017, and it was a great success. Companies and people from around the world gathered to participate in this exhibition.

We will try to give some highlights of what happened during these few days and summarize what we learned at this interesting event.

Alibaba - Alipay in India

Alibaba - Alipay in India

As Alibaba - Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay have been already thoroughly discussed there isn't much of a need to explain what their differences are, or to remind you that these two companies are not only competing within China but also internationally.

They have begun to make themselves known around the world, in Europe, in the USA and even in areas of South-East Asia. Specifically, let’s have a look at the situation of Alibaba around the world.

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

China is a huge market with many opportunities, but these opportunities are only reachable if you can respect and adapt yourself to the Chinese market, or more precisely, to the Chinese people. If you can understand them and follow a few common strategies, then your chance of success will be higher.

An article has already been written that focused on how to attract Chinese male ebuyers but now we are going to focus on four different strategies for the Chinese market.

KOL – Live Web Steaming - Flash Sales

KOL, Live Web Streaming, and Flash Sales

Before I begin this article, I would like to thank everyone who helped me to put all of this together. They shared with me their experience, knowledge, feedback and more. So many thanks go out to Elijah Whaley, Marie, Thibault from mei.com and many others.

WeChat Pay in UK

WeChat Pay In The UK - What's The Future Of WeChat Payment International

In China, the use of WeChat's WeChat Pay and Alibaba's Alipay are so common that they have become part of everyday life. It's been a few years that these payment methods have become unavoidable but this massive trend has only been seen in China. Therefore both companies are currently attempting to grow to other nearby countries and even other continents.

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China - Best Practices

Continuing from the previous article about Magento and the tips for adapting your e-commerce website to the Chinese market, this topic will focus on how to attract Chinese male buyers through e-commerce.

You may think or feel that shopping is only a hobby for women and that online shopping (e-commerce) is no different. Well, let’s see if this is true and if its a good idea to forget about the Chinese male market segment.

Magento for China

Magento for China - Is Magento The Best Solution For Chinese Market?

In the world of web design and ecommerce, the Magento platform is not unknown. We do not really need to talk about it. We could say it is one of the biggest and most powerful ecommerce platforms on the market. If you need to develop a complex, totally customized and specific CMS (Customer Management System) for an ecommerce platform your solution will definitely be Magento.

 
How To Transfer WeChat Official Account

WeChat Official Account Transfer

Do you remember the days when it was impossible to change the ownership of your registered WeChat Official Account? I am happy to inform you that since last week, Tencent finally decided to modify this process! Therefore, from now on companies are allowed to switch the ownership of their WeChat Official Account.

 
Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing Trends in 2017

What is digital marketing? Digital marketing refers to marketing techniques that make use of digital media channels. Nowadays, much of marketing is tending towards becoming “essentially digital”. When we consider digital marketing the first idea that comes to mind is the conventional form, through the internet. But it would be a mistake to forget mobile phones, tablets, GPS and other connected devices.

CEGID - Loyalty Rewards APP

CEGID - Loyalty Rewards APP

Loyalty Reward APP

It is often said that “Attracting new customers is (around) five times more expensive than keeping the existing ones”. Seen from this angle, it can be a bit excessive… but do you really think so?

ICP license - Open E-Commerce in China Shanghai

ICP license - The basics

China has the second largest economy in the world. The country is now welcoming foreign companies, and since the Western market is not growing as rapidly, many investors are looking at China with increasing interest.

Baidu SEO In China

How To Do SEO In China

China is the world’s second largest economy, supported by more than a billion potential customers. And over 53% are Internet users, meaning businesses with China-based websites have a potential audience of 730.000.000 individuals

WeChat Search Engine

WeChat Search Engine

As it has already been said in some previous articles, there is no need to present you WeChat. According to the latest news this monstrous App has reached now more than 900 million users.

This article will focus on the release of a new functionality in WeChat. This functionality is the Search Engine of WeChat. Let’s discover what it is and what it can do.

 
Google's Services are Back in China

Google's Services Are Back In China

We all knew that Google was not available in China (except by sidestepping the local censorship - by using special software known as VPN) but this is now changing.

In fact, just a few days, the Google Translate APP was made available in China and its users do not need a VPN to access it. The app actually allows you to use the lens of your camera to instantly translate text.

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China - Best Practices

Continuing from the previous article about Magento and the tips for adapting your e-commerce website to the Chinese market, this topic will focus on how to attract Chinese male buyers through e-commerce.

You may think or feel that shopping is only a hobby for women and that online shopping (e-commerce) is no different. Well, let’s see if this is true and if its a good idea to forget about the Chinese male market segment.

Magento for China

Magento for China - Is Magento The Best Solution For Chinese Market?

In the world of web design and ecommerce, the Magento platform is not unknown. We do not really need to talk about it. We could say it is one of the biggest and most powerful ecommerce platforms on the market. If you need to develop a complex, totally customized and specific CMS (Customer Management System) for an ecommerce platform your solution will definitely be Magento.

 
The Latest Chinese Mobile Ecommerce Trends

The Latest Chinese Mobile Ecommerce Trends

China is a massive and exciting market but presents important challenges. Without local knowledge, it is difficult to meet the demands of shoppers in this part of the world.

Make a Viral WeChat Post

Make a Viral WeChat Post

As it has already been said in previous articles, there is no need to re-explain what WeChat is. Indeed, according to the latest news, WeChat will soon reach 900 million users.

In this week’s article, you will find some interesting key points about WeChat and more precisely some suggestions that will help you to create and develop a viral post.

 
QPSoftware at CES Asia Shanghai 2017

QPSoftware at CES Asia Shanghai 2017

Last week, from June 7th to 9th a big event happened in Shanghai, CES Asia Shanghai 2017, and it was a great success. Companies and people from around the world gathered to participate in this exhibition.

We will try to give some highlights of what happened during these few days and summarize what we learned at this interesting event.

Alibaba - Alipay in India

Alibaba - Alipay in India

As Alibaba - Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay have been already thoroughly discussed there isn't much of a need to explain what their differences are, or to remind you that these two companies are not only competing within China but also internationally.

They have begun to make themselves known around the world, in Europe, in the USA and even in areas of South-East Asia. Specifically, let’s have a look at the situation of Alibaba around the world.

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

China is a huge market with many opportunities, but these opportunities are only reachable if you can respect and adapt yourself to the Chinese market, or more precisely, to the Chinese people. If you can understand them and follow a few common strategies, then your chance of success will be higher.

An article has already been written that focused on how to attract Chinese male ebuyers but now we are going to focus on four different strategies for the Chinese market.

WeChat Search Engine

WeChat Search Engine

As it has already been said in some previous articles, there is no need to present you WeChat. According to the latest news this monstrous App has reached now more than 900 million users.

This article will focus on the release of a new functionality in WeChat. This functionality is the Search Engine of WeChat. Let’s discover what it is and what it can do.

 
WeChat App VS WeChat Mini Program

WeChat App VS WeChat Mini Program

As previously mentioned, there's no need to reintroduce you to WeChat. According to the latest news, this incredible App will soon reach 900 million users.

The focus of this article will be a comparison of a WeChat Mini Program vs. a WeChat App. You may or may not be aware of what these two programs are or their differences, but we are sure you will have a clear understanding of them once you have read this article.

WeChat Around The World

WeChat Around The World

As already stated in previous articles, there is no reason to reintroduce WeChat or its parent company Tencent.  According to the latest news, this monstrous App will soon reach 900 million users. 

Let's take a look at some of the new trends and strategies that Tencent -  WeChat is working on to build its strength both in China and abroad.

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

As it has already been stated in previous articles, there is no need to re-introduce WeChat to you. According to the latest news, this amazing App will soon reach 900 million users.

Recently, they have started to develop new projects. These projects are Augmented Reality (A.R.) and Virtual Reality (V.R.).

WeChat Pay in UK

WeChat Pay In The UK - What's The Future Of WeChat Payment International

In China, the use of WeChat's WeChat Pay and Alibaba's Alipay are so common that they have become part of everyday life. It's been a few years that these payment methods have become unavoidable but this massive trend has only been seen in China. Therefore both companies are currently attempting to grow to other nearby countries and even other continents.

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China - Best Practices

Continuing from the previous article about Magento and the tips for adapting your e-commerce website to the Chinese market, this topic will focus on how to attract Chinese male buyers through e-commerce.

You may think or feel that shopping is only a hobby for women and that online shopping (e-commerce) is no different. Well, let’s see if this is true and if its a good idea to forget about the Chinese male market segment.

Magento for China

Magento for China - Is Magento The Best Solution For Chinese Market?

In the world of web design and ecommerce, the Magento platform is not unknown. We do not really need to talk about it. We could say it is one of the biggest and most powerful ecommerce platforms on the market. If you need to develop a complex, totally customized and specific CMS (Customer Management System) for an ecommerce platform your solution will definitely be Magento.

 
Bike Sharing in China - Mobike, Ofo and Xiaoming Bike

Bike Sharing in China - Mobike, Ofo...

The bike is back! 30 years after China started to switch two wheels to four, people are starting to use bikes again. However, today it is all about bike sharing. Indeed, one of the first pioneers in this project was Mobike, a startup financed by Tencent and Chinese investment firms. The competition in the market is quite fierce. Another major player is Ofo which is banked by the drive APP Didi.

Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing Trends in 2017

What is digital marketing? Digital marketing refers to marketing techniques that make use of digital media channels. Nowadays, much of marketing is tending towards becoming “essentially digital”. When we consider digital marketing the first idea that comes to mind is the conventional form, through the internet. But it would be a mistake to forget mobile phones, tablets, GPS and other connected devices.

CEGID - Loyalty Rewards APP

CEGID - Loyalty Rewards APP

Loyalty Reward APP

It is often said that “Attracting new customers is (around) five times more expensive than keeping the existing ones”. Seen from this angle, it can be a bit excessive… but do you really think so?

What Is WeChat Mini Program - All you need to know

WeChat Mini Program - All you need to know

Before we talk about Mini Programs, you need to know where they come from. We don’t have to look far—the company behind this project is Tencent, the Chinese internet giant whose main focus is mobile applications (aka apps), most famously WeChat. If you’ve been in China for more than a day, you know about WeChat. In short, it’s a chat app that has reached nearly 850 million monthly users.

Drupal VS WordPress VS Joomla

Drupal VS WordPress VS Joomla

What’s the best content management system? Which one offers the best web design and web development experience? Thousands of blog posts and reviews have been written on the merits of all the CMS tools available on the market, but choosing the right one for your particular project is not easy. 

How to Host Your Website in China

How to Host Your Website in China

As you probably know China is an incredible market. It is not easy to get into it but once you are in and following a good method, this market could be yours! But before getting in you should be wary.

One of the main questions that our clients asked us is “how do I host my website in China”? This article will help you to understand the different tools and the different processes for hosting your website in China if you decide to target this amazing market.

QPSoftware at CES Asia Shanghai 2017

QPSoftware at CES Asia Shanghai 2017

Last week, from June 7th to 9th a big event happened in Shanghai, CES Asia Shanghai 2017, and it was a great success. Companies and people from around the world gathered to participate in this exhibition.

We will try to give some highlights of what happened during these few days and summarize what we learned at this interesting event.

Alibaba - Alipay in India

Alibaba - Alipay in India

As Alibaba - Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay have been already thoroughly discussed there isn't much of a need to explain what their differences are, or to remind you that these two companies are not only competing within China but also internationally.

They have begun to make themselves known around the world, in Europe, in the USA and even in areas of South-East Asia. Specifically, let’s have a look at the situation of Alibaba around the world.

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

China is a huge market with many opportunities, but these opportunities are only reachable if you can respect and adapt yourself to the Chinese market, or more precisely, to the Chinese people. If you can understand them and follow a few common strategies, then your chance of success will be higher.

An article has already been written that focused on how to attract Chinese male ebuyers but now we are going to focus on four different strategies for the Chinese market.

WeChat App VS WeChat Mini Program

WeChat App VS WeChat Mini Program

As previously mentioned, there's no need to reintroduce you to WeChat. According to the latest news, this incredible App will soon reach 900 million users.

The focus of this article will be a comparison of a WeChat Mini Program vs. a WeChat App. You may or may not be aware of what these two programs are or their differences, but we are sure you will have a clear understanding of them once you have read this article.

WeChat Around The World

WeChat Around The World

As already stated in previous articles, there is no reason to reintroduce WeChat or its parent company Tencent.  According to the latest news, this monstrous App will soon reach 900 million users. 

Let's take a look at some of the new trends and strategies that Tencent -  WeChat is working on to build its strength both in China and abroad.

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

As it has already been stated in previous articles, there is no need to re-introduce WeChat to you. According to the latest news, this amazing App will soon reach 900 million users.

Recently, they have started to develop new projects. These projects are Augmented Reality (A.R.) and Virtual Reality (V.R.).

KOL – Live Web Steaming - Flash Sales

KOL, Live Web Streaming, and Flash Sales

Before I begin this article, I would like to thank everyone who helped me to put all of this together. They shared with me their experience, knowledge, feedback and more. So many thanks go out to Elijah Whaley, Marie, Thibault from mei.com and many others.

Artificial Intelligence Saves a Boy's Life

Artificial Intelligence Saves a Boy's Life

Unfortunately, we continue to hear more and more stories with not-so-happy endings, one exception to that was the recent news that we saw about a young boy reunited with his family. 

This story connects an abducted boy via technology - artificial intelligence - to help him find his way back home.   First off, let's talk about what artificial intelligence is for those who may not be familiar with this technology. 

WeChat Pay in UK

WeChat Pay In The UK - What's The Future Of WeChat Payment International

In China, the use of WeChat's WeChat Pay and Alibaba's Alipay are so common that they have become part of everyday life. It's been a few years that these payment methods have become unavoidable but this massive trend has only been seen in China. Therefore both companies are currently attempting to grow to other nearby countries and even other continents.

Google's Services are Back in China

Google's Services Are Back In China

We all knew that Google was not available in China (except by sidestepping the local censorship - by using special software known as VPN) but this is now changing.

In fact, just a few days, the Google Translate APP was made available in China and its users do not need a VPN to access it. The app actually allows you to use the lens of your camera to instantly translate text.

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China - Best Practices

Continuing from the previous article about Magento and the tips for adapting your e-commerce website to the Chinese market, this topic will focus on how to attract Chinese male buyers through e-commerce.

You may think or feel that shopping is only a hobby for women and that online shopping (e-commerce) is no different. Well, let’s see if this is true and if its a good idea to forget about the Chinese male market segment.

Magento for China

Magento for China - Is Magento The Best Solution For Chinese Market?

In the world of web design and ecommerce, the Magento platform is not unknown. We do not really need to talk about it. We could say it is one of the biggest and most powerful ecommerce platforms on the market. If you need to develop a complex, totally customized and specific CMS (Customer Management System) for an ecommerce platform your solution will definitely be Magento.

 
How To Transfer WeChat Official Account

WeChat Official Account Transfer

Do you remember the days when it was impossible to change the ownership of your registered WeChat Official Account? I am happy to inform you that since last week, Tencent finally decided to modify this process! Therefore, from now on companies are allowed to switch the ownership of their WeChat Official Account.

 
Bike Sharing in China - Mobike, Ofo and Xiaoming Bike

Bike Sharing in China - Mobike, Ofo...

The bike is back! 30 years after China started to switch two wheels to four, people are starting to use bikes again. However, today it is all about bike sharing. Indeed, one of the first pioneers in this project was Mobike, a startup financed by Tencent and Chinese investment firms. The competition in the market is quite fierce. Another major player is Ofo which is banked by the drive APP Didi.

Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing Trends in 2017

What is digital marketing? Digital marketing refers to marketing techniques that make use of digital media channels. Nowadays, much of marketing is tending towards becoming “essentially digital”. When we consider digital marketing the first idea that comes to mind is the conventional form, through the internet. But it would be a mistake to forget mobile phones, tablets, GPS and other connected devices.

CEGID - Loyalty Rewards APP

CEGID - Loyalty Rewards APP

Loyalty Reward APP

It is often said that “Attracting new customers is (around) five times more expensive than keeping the existing ones”. Seen from this angle, it can be a bit excessive… but do you really think so?

What Is WeChat Mini Program - All you need to know

WeChat Mini Program - All you need to know

Before we talk about Mini Programs, you need to know where they come from. We don’t have to look far—the company behind this project is Tencent, the Chinese internet giant whose main focus is mobile applications (aka apps), most famously WeChat. If you’ve been in China for more than a day, you know about WeChat. In short, it’s a chat app that has reached nearly 850 million monthly users.

ICP license - Open E-Commerce in China Shanghai

ICP license - The basics

China has the second largest economy in the world. The country is now welcoming foreign companies, and since the Western market is not growing as rapidly, many investors are looking at China with increasing interest.

How To Submit Your website or URL to Baidu - The Complete Guide

Updated guide on how to submit your website or URL to Baidu. Step by step guide to open a Baidu Webmaster Tool account and submit your website to Baidu.

SWATCH Group

Prospective Case Study: SWATCH Group

SWATCH Group is a diversified multinational holding company active in the manufacture and sale of finished watches, jewelry, watch movements and components. It is the world’s largest watchmaking group and supplies nearly all the components required for the watches sold by its eighteen individual brands and its multi-brand retail companies.

10 Tips for a Healthy Product

10 Tips for a Healthy Product

It is always a pleasure to share the article of our former friend and collegue Regis Armel Asseman, previously Project Manager at QPSoftware, a web design agency based in Shanghai, where he worked for more than two years. His article compares the software product management and a healthy life.

Make a Viral WeChat Post

Make a Viral WeChat Post

As it has already been said in previous articles, there is no need to re-explain what WeChat is. Indeed, according to the latest news, WeChat will soon reach 900 million users.

In this week’s article, you will find some interesting key points about WeChat and more precisely some suggestions that will help you to create and develop a viral post.

 
Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

China is a huge market with many opportunities, but these opportunities are only reachable if you can respect and adapt yourself to the Chinese market, or more precisely, to the Chinese people. If you can understand them and follow a few common strategies, then your chance of success will be higher.

An article has already been written that focused on how to attract Chinese male ebuyers but now we are going to focus on four different strategies for the Chinese market.

WeChat Around The World

WeChat Around The World

As already stated in previous articles, there is no reason to reintroduce WeChat or its parent company Tencent.  According to the latest news, this monstrous App will soon reach 900 million users. 

Let's take a look at some of the new trends and strategies that Tencent -  WeChat is working on to build its strength both in China and abroad.

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

As it has already been stated in previous articles, there is no need to re-introduce WeChat to you. According to the latest news, this amazing App will soon reach 900 million users.

Recently, they have started to develop new projects. These projects are Augmented Reality (A.R.) and Virtual Reality (V.R.).

KOL – Live Web Steaming - Flash Sales

KOL, Live Web Streaming, and Flash Sales

Before I begin this article, I would like to thank everyone who helped me to put all of this together. They shared with me their experience, knowledge, feedback and more. So many thanks go out to Elijah Whaley, Marie, Thibault from mei.com and many others.

How To Transfer WeChat Official Account

WeChat Official Account Transfer

Do you remember the days when it was impossible to change the ownership of your registered WeChat Official Account? I am happy to inform you that since last week, Tencent finally decided to modify this process! Therefore, from now on companies are allowed to switch the ownership of their WeChat Official Account.

 
Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing Trends in 2017

What is digital marketing? Digital marketing refers to marketing techniques that make use of digital media channels. Nowadays, much of marketing is tending towards becoming “essentially digital”. When we consider digital marketing the first idea that comes to mind is the conventional form, through the internet. But it would be a mistake to forget mobile phones, tablets, GPS and other connected devices.

How to Develop WeChat Mini Programs that Rock

How to Develop WeChat Mini Programs that Rock

What are the essential elements to develop successful WeChat Mini Programs? Our guide on how to develop WeChat Mini Programs explains how to create a WeChat web app customized for your audience.

WeChat Service vs. Subscription - How to Regis-ter a WeChat Official Account

WeChat Service vs. Subscription - How to Register a WeChat Official Account

For any company targeting the Chinese market, it is critical to register a WeChat Official Account. WeChat counts almost 1 billion users that utilize the app on a daily basis and not merely to communicate with other users.

WeChatPay and Alipay Around the World

WeChatPay and Alipay Around the World

WeChatPay and Alipay are two online payment platform giants. Even though they cater mainly to the Chinese market, they boast an incredible amount of users.

WeChat Shop - 9 Techniques To Promote Your WeChat Store In China

WeChat Shop - 9 Techniques To Promote Your WeChat Store In China

Opening a WeChat shop is one of the wisest moves you can make if you want to boost your revenue in the Chinese market. The WeChat shop trend continues to grow and most savvy businesses are already capitalizing on the great opportunities offered by this awesome sales channel.

WeChat Announcements 2018 - Exciting Opportunities For Your Business

2018 has started with exciting announcements from WeChat. The popular app, at the moment, has an active daily user count of over 900m and it has firmly determined to continue expanding its user base. The new features and functionalities that keep on being added are transforming WeChat into an essential tool for every user and an invaluable marketing resource for companies who want to expand their business.

Make a Viral WeChat Post

Make a Viral WeChat Post

As it has already been said in previous articles, there is no need to re-explain what WeChat is. Indeed, according to the latest news, WeChat will soon reach 900 million users.

In this week’s article, you will find some interesting key points about WeChat and more precisely some suggestions that will help you to create and develop a viral post.

 
Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

Four Strategies to Attract Chinese Buyers

China is a huge market with many opportunities, but these opportunities are only reachable if you can respect and adapt yourself to the Chinese market, or more precisely, to the Chinese people. If you can understand them and follow a few common strategies, then your chance of success will be higher.

An article has already been written that focused on how to attract Chinese male ebuyers but now we are going to focus on four different strategies for the Chinese market.

WeChat Search Engine

WeChat Search Engine

As it has already been said in some previous articles, there is no need to present you WeChat. According to the latest news this monstrous App has reached now more than 900 million users.

This article will focus on the release of a new functionality in WeChat. This functionality is the Search Engine of WeChat. Let’s discover what it is and what it can do.

 
WeChat App VS WeChat Mini Program

WeChat App VS WeChat Mini Program

As previously mentioned, there's no need to reintroduce you to WeChat. According to the latest news, this incredible App will soon reach 900 million users.

The focus of this article will be a comparison of a WeChat Mini Program vs. a WeChat App. You may or may not be aware of what these two programs are or their differences, but we are sure you will have a clear understanding of them once you have read this article.

WeChat Around The World

WeChat Around The World

As already stated in previous articles, there is no reason to reintroduce WeChat or its parent company Tencent.  According to the latest news, this monstrous App will soon reach 900 million users. 

Let's take a look at some of the new trends and strategies that Tencent -  WeChat is working on to build its strength both in China and abroad.

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

WeChat in V.R & A.R. like Pokemon Go

As it has already been stated in previous articles, there is no need to re-introduce WeChat to you. According to the latest news, this amazing App will soon reach 900 million users.

Recently, they have started to develop new projects. These projects are Augmented Reality (A.R.) and Virtual Reality (V.R.).

WeChat Pay in UK

WeChat Pay In The UK - What's The Future Of WeChat Payment International

In China, the use of WeChat's WeChat Pay and Alibaba's Alipay are so common that they have become part of everyday life. It's been a few years that these payment methods have become unavoidable but this massive trend has only been seen in China. Therefore both companies are currently attempting to grow to other nearby countries and even other continents.

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China

How To Attract Male Online Buyers In China - Best Practices

Continuing from the previous article about Magento and the tips for adapting your e-commerce website to the Chinese market, this topic will focus on how to attract Chinese male buyers through e-commerce.

You may think or feel that shopping is only a hobby for women and that online shopping (e-commerce) is no different. Well, let’s see if this is true and if its a good idea to forget about the Chinese male market segment.

How To Transfer WeChat Official Account

WeChat Official Account Transfer

Do you remember the days when it was impossible to change the ownership of your registered WeChat Official Account? I am happy to inform you that since last week, Tencent finally decided to modify this process! Therefore, from now on companies are allowed to switch the ownership of their WeChat Official Account.

 
Bike Sharing in China - Mobike, Ofo and Xiaoming Bike

Bike Sharing in China - Mobike, Ofo...

The bike is back! 30 years after China started to switch two wheels to four, people are starting to use bikes again. However, today it is all about bike sharing. Indeed, one of the first pioneers in this project was Mobike, a startup financed by Tencent and Chinese investment firms. The competition in the market is quite fierce. Another major player is Ofo which is banked by the drive APP Didi.

Digital Marketing Trends

Digital Marketing Trends in 2017

What is digital marketing? Digital marketing refers to marketing techniques that make use of digital media channels. Nowadays, much of marketing is tending towards becoming “essentially digital”. When we consider digital marketing the first idea that comes to mind is the conventional form, through the internet. But it would be a mistake to forget mobile phones, tablets, GPS and other connected devices.

What Is WeChat Mini Program - All you need to know

WeChat Mini Program - All you need to know

Before we talk about Mini Programs, you need to know where they come from. We don’t have to look far—the company behind this project is Tencent, the Chinese internet giant whose main focus is mobile applications (aka apps), most famously WeChat. If you’ve been in China for more than a day, you know about WeChat. In short, it’s a chat app that has reached nearly 850 million monthly users.

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