Joseph Cooke, President of Web Presence In China, discussed the opportunities and challenges of the Chinese market at BC Ministry of Agriculture Event

Joseph Cooke

At the “Expanding Your Presence in China” seminar, Joseph Cooke, the president of Web Presence In China, discussed the basics of how to get into the Chinese online market including the challenges of the Chinese market, initial steps to take, which software to use and other important specifications. The BC Ministry of Agriculture “Expanding Your Presence in China” seminar was held at the Rad…

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Joseph Cooke, President of Web Presence In China to speak at BC Ministry of Agriculture “Expanding Your Presence in China” Seminar.

Web Presence In China’s president to speak about digital Chinese marketplace at the seminar Vancouver, BC - February 15, 2017 - Joseph Cooke, the president of Web Presence in China (WPIC), will speak at the “Expanding Your Presence in China” seminar being held Feb 22nd, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport. China’s digital market is a huge growing industry that holds enormous opp…

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Chinalytics® 2.0 is launched!

Vancouver, BC – February 1, 2017, Chinalytics®, the leading China-hosted analytics platform, announced the launch of the highly anticipated new version of their software. Joseph Cooke, CEO of Chinalytics® states that the new version “provides new powerful features that open up tremendous opportunities to users and brands that want to unlock the mysterious web analytics inside of China and behin…

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China bans VPNs. More regulations in place and expected to come.

China bans VPNs

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced mass Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) would be shut down in the country. The ministry mentioned that “China’s internet connection service market has signs of ­disordered development that ­require urgent regulation and governance”. This move will make it even harder for internet users to go through the Great Firewall. The new regula…

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Developing APPs for China’s WeChat Platform: WPIC’s Advice As Approved Developer

The importance of WeChat or WeiXin (pronounced ‘Way-sheen’ in Chinese) has grown phenomenally since its release in 2011. As of August 2015, this mobile app has over 600 million users, with 70 million outside of China. WPIC demonstrates various digital strategies within the WeChat app, as approved developer for custom apps within the app. Wechat has many functions, including voice and text messa…

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China Web Hosting: Navigating Chinese Web Infrastructure with WPIC

One thing is clear, hosting your website in China is a must. Web Presence In China (WPIC) has been providing China web hosting for global companies for over 10 years. "Ensuring maximum nodes and speeds in China is critical", says Joseph Cooke, Director of Web Presence in China, "Moreover, CDNs do not replace hosting behind the firewall". WPIC has developed solutions to allow for global offi…

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Search and Destroy: Counterfeit and Grey Market in China

How do you find counterfeiters in China online? If there are one or two, easy. But what if there are hundreds, or even thousands? Do you even know how many are out there? Scrape the web and boost revenue fast. China’s transition from export-based to a consumer economy has happened with never before seen speed. This, combined with it’s enormous population and thousands of online selling platf…

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WPIC is Appointed Agency of Record for US Meat Export Federation

After a rigorous RFP process, WPIC is thrilled to have been appointed the USMEF's China digital agency of record. Key actions have included a brand new Chinese website, in-China hosting, interactive games and event promotion for China social media platforms, and video platforms for USMEF content. With the rapid rise of the middle class, China now consumes twice as much meat as the US.  During r…

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Over 200 Chinese Websites Deployed: WPIC Offers Web Advice

The ‘How To’ of designing, developing and deploying websites in China has significant differences than in the West. With slow Internet speeds, compliance concerns, Ecommerce vertical and payment concerns, a dominant preference for mobile, and issues with ‘The Great Firewall’, a website go-live seems like an uphill battle. WPIC speaks from experience, as the deployment of www.China-Arcteryx.com…

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Web Presence In China to Address Outdoor Industry Association

Coming off of an extremely successful few years in the apparel industry in China, Joseph Cooke has been invited to speak at Outdoor Industry Association Rendezvous in Seattle on October 6, 2015. Cooke is a partner in Web Presence in China, a full-service digital agency based in Beijing, China. Having worked with over 200 global brands in China, he will speak to its online marketplace, the recent e…

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