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Jun23

Wechat Payment Foreigner Guide

ByChao Cheng|Life & Fun

Wechat Payment for Foreigners in China WeChat is aggressively trying to expand outside China. Now many foreigners can use WeChat payments in order to handle their purchases. WeChat Payment is available for foreigners living in China and using Chinese banks, although not with all banks.   What Can You Do With WeChat Payment (WePay, WeChat Pay)? […]

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May09

Why You Cannot Learn Mandarin at Duolingo?

ByChao Cheng|Chinese Language

Three years ago, I casted my doubt on the English learning method at Duolingo for Chinese. I posted my questions on Zhihu: 在Duolingo通过中文学习英文效率真的高么? – 知乎 Duolingo Community: Learn Spanish, French and other languages for free and my own blog: Is it kidding to use Duolingo to learn English from Chinese? – Sinostep We can see the arguments between […]

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May08

Best Way to Learn Chinese

ByChao Cheng|Chinese Language

What is the best way to learn Chinese? How to learn mandarin fast? Many Mandarin Chinese learners tried various ways to learn the language but get poor results. Unlike other roman languages, Mandarin Chinese seems to be one of the most difficult languages to learn in the world. Are there secrets to master this language within a short […]

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May03

Top 10 Online Chinese Mandarin Courses

ByChao Cheng|Chinese Language

1. Chinese for Beginners: Mastering Mandarin Basics in 4 hours Learn to communicate in Chinese from scratch; make your life in China easier; learn about Chinese language and culture. 2. Chinese Online Mandarin courses in 7 days – Perfect for Beginners Learn Mandarin Chinese in fun and interactive ways with Ned! 3. Speak Mandarin in 1 […]

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Feb21

Chinese Business Etiquette 101 for Doing Business in China

ByChao Cheng|Chinese Culture

This is the most comprehensive collection of Chinese Business Etiquettes on the planet. What is the best part? All of the tips in this 101 guide are from my real consulting business. And they are 100% actionable. I coach my clients on these tips in their strategic market entry planning and the real business development. So if you want to […]

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Jan13

My Story Published on China Daily

ByChao Cheng|Life & Fun

It’s really a surprise today to see the picture of my daughter and me together on China Daily, they did not tell me there will be a picture:) Emily, my 6-year old daughter mentioned in the story, was so excited to see herself in the newspaper. I’d been on a phone interview last month with China […]

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Nov11

2016 Singles’ Day: World’s Biggest Shopping Event

ByChao Cheng|China eCommerce 101, Chinese Culture

This Thursday evening, the eve of 2016 Singles’ Day (Nov. 11, 2016), there is not much traffic on the streets. Chinese consumers were busy collecting coupons, searching and adding products into their shopping carts. Deep Discounts Online shopping discounts encourage consumers to spend more on this special day, sales have already outdone Black Friday and Cyber Monday […]

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Sep06

How Do Chinese Online Shoppers Buy From Overseas?

ByChao Cheng|China eCommerce 101, China Market Entry 101, Chinese Culture, Chinese Website

How Do Chinese Online Shoppers Buy From Overseas?   Chinese shoppers have been engaged in cross-border import trade over recent years. Buying overseas products is generally referred to as “HaiTao” in Chinese. “Hai” (Sea) means overseas, “Tao” (Search) means find and purchase.   Official Brand Web Store It is the most reliable way for Chinese […]

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