Author Archives: DingnanZhou

It is not the end, but a new beginning…

Writing this final blog feels different, since it has been quite a journey. Instead of going through notes and references that I had done research for, I can just sit here and tell a story.  This semester, which is also my last semester in Boston College, is just coming to an end way quicker than […]

Whattttt! You can do this in your social media app?!

So about a year ago, I was bragging about the Chinese super app WeChat with my friends, such as calling Uber, splitting bills, especially a feature, you can undo your sent message.  You know what, one of my friend, Ben gave me a disgruntled look, “ Damn bro, you Chinese are fake!”  “Oh shut up, […]

Sharing Economy: This fever has to stop

If you still remember an old post I wrote about a stainless bike company called OFO, let me tell you that those dockless bike companies are having a hard time… The reason is simple. They don’t have enough cash to burn, and getting new investments is as extremely difficult… By looking at the business model, […]

Secrets behind a post from Social Media Influencers…

Have you heard of a dish called “Melted Cheese”? It is originated from Switzerland, basically it is just cheese pouring down to an ordinary dish. (As a guy from Asia, I apologize that I don’t have deep understanding of cheese culture haha) I wouldn’t say it is so special, but very cheesy indeed. People go […]

Ofo- Stationless Bike Sharing

When I head back to China last summer, there are dockless bike everywhere. As the name suggests, they are bikes without docking stations which can be parked aside of streets. Dockless bikes can be located and unlocked with a smartphone app. The price is also very attractive, one can ride a bike with 0.5 yuan […]

JD.com: Make Joy Happen

A week ago, I presented JD.com to the class, one of the biggest E-commerce company in China. As promised, this follow-up blog post will give you an inside look into of the company based on my research and first-hand experience. E-commerce market First, I will give you a sense of how big the E-commerce market […]

First Blog Ever

Check one two… Believe it or not, this is my first blog post ever. Guess it might be a move out of my comfort zone, haha! Although I have read quite a few blog posts including posts for this class, sitting down and actually writing one takes me to another level. It is not like […]