Jocelyn Eikenburg knows China from a marketing and advertising perspective. She was a staff writer for three years with Global Sources, the premier international trade media company. There, she worked from offices in Shanghai and Taipei to develop marketing materials for manufacturers in China. She was also a staff writer for one year with the China Chemical Network, Chinaâ€™s largest B2B online portal for the chemical industry, where she assisted with the development of online advertisements and web content for chemical manufacturers in China. Other positions she has held in China include research assistant and writer for the International Network on Small Hydropower, and English teacher at Henan College of Education. Jocelyn is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has a deep understanding of Chinese culture, through five and a half years of living in China. Since returning to the US, she has established her own firm, offering the unique combination of business-to-business marketing assistance, Chinese translation, and cultural advice about China.
This is a post to my faithful supporters and readers. I’ve just recently launched my first blog, Speaking of China, just in time for my trip to China. Follow my travels through the country this summer, and enjoy the more creative side of my writing there — long after my travels are over. I’ll also […]
It was a recent weekend when Jun and I were browsing university websites, looking through their psychology faculty, when something gave us pause: the listing of faculty nationalities. The university in question — one of China’s top ten — had a table that listed the faculty name, nationality, and department. It’s quite an oddity, isn’t […]
I found a smashing quote on who should live in China, from Pearl S. Buck’s Kinfolk. I guess it really hit home with me and my husband, because we have plans of our own to move back to China, in an effort to help the country grow. Even though this novel was published in 1948, […]
Well, everyone, it’s the year of the Ox — fittingly, in these economic times, a year of getting back to basics, simplifying, and making progress through hard work and sweat. Perhaps then, days such as these, there is nothing more comforting than literature that not only understands us, but uplifts us with the resilience of […]