Initiation of “Tigtag Study Abroad Information Workshop” as the earliest personal webpage dwelled in NetEase.
Tigtag was recommended as professional “Going-abroad” website by Yahoo! (China)
Tigtag was voted as NetEase Chinese Star Web Billboard in succession.
In accepting the partnership invitation by “Window on Shenzhen” – the largest web portal in Shenzhen China, Tigtag was affiliated into as its formal informative channel.
Startup of Tigtag “Study Abroad” community.
Concomitant with our official application of tigtag.com domain and unique service machine.
A series of specialized columns such as “Overseas Study Express” come into display.
“Overseas Chinese” and “Overseas Students” come into display.
Internet cooperation with various famous web portals such as Yahoo! (China), Sina, Sohu and NetEase.
Tigtag’s modified version of website goes live.
Our traffic reached 20,000 users per day – a milestone that marked Tigtag as the bellwether of “Study abroad ” web portal in China.
2001In accepting the partnership invitation by the Culture and Education Section of the British Consulate-General, Tigtag began to serve as a long-term supporting internet medium for promulgation of their various educational fairs held in China.
Embarkation of “Alliance of Going abroad web portals”-and online guide of “Going abroad” related websites for miscellaneous users.
2002A co-operation with “XA-online”- a famous regional web portal for a historically-enriched city of China in which Tigtag helped to build up their “Studying Abroad” sub-channel with our wealth of knowledge and resources.
Startup of Tigtag e-album service.
Inception of our long-term prize winning project—“Star Article”, which encourages the sharing of personal experiences of immigration and study & life overseas among Tigtag users.
2003In fighting with the national SARS pandemic, Tigtag made an acclaimed effort in providing E-mail Listing service which not only effectively ensured the ease in obtaining valuable “Overseas Study” information for our users but also helped our own business survive and thrive; winning historical recognition of e-commerce as a marketing channel during this quarantine period in China.
Promulgation of Tigtag Blog.
Cooperation on “QQ interactive Space” with Tencent, Providing instant information for QQ users as Tencent’s exclusive “Going abroad” information resources.
With the affiliation of many senior consultants, lawyers and specialists, such as famous specialist Dr. Wentao Dou, senior studying abroad specialist Jianmei Wang, famous layer Lin Tang, Tigtag successfully begin to promulgate miscellaneous experts columns about “Studying abroad”, “Australian Immigration Law” and “MBA” which integrate a platform for the guidance and assistance on a series of issues concerning “Overseas Study” in Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the U.S.A. Categories vary from application procedures and essentials to immigration law issues.
On May 31st, as the exclusive professional “ Going abroad” web portal beyond Beijing invited by New Zealand Embassy, Tigtag attended the working lunch featuring New Zealand’s president Helen Elizabeth Clark during her visit to China. Deputy of Tigtag carried a broad communication with President Clark, Ambassador Yizhi Bao, education counselor Sida Kong, many educational institutions in New Zealand and mainland China.
Famous studying abroad specialist Liwei Zhou was invited to open a column about “American Bachelor” in Tigtag for those users who want to study in America for the bachelor degree.
A series of in-depth cooperation with education bureau of Singapore Tourism Board, including price-winning activity – 2005/2006 Discover Singapore.
2006Tigtag Participated in 2006 China Education Expo as one of the major supporting internet mediums.
Web Partnership with China Internet Information Center in which Tigtag provided nesting services constituting the sub-columns for relevant channels of CIIC;
Tigtag has promulgated a brand new intercommunicating platform- Overseas College Reviews- China the first oversea colleges review platform. This will definitely achieve an immediate intercommunication between colleges and students.
The Channel of “Travel together” modified, make it easier to find a travel mate for our users.
Tigtag Community Modification
Cooperate with British Consulate, conduct a series functions such as “UK Winter Tour Online Competition” and “Free IELTS”, this achieve a excellent promotion effect.
Blog modified, cooperated with British Consulate, conducted the function of “Winter Tour Pictures and Article Contest”
Specialist Column and Specialist Interview are released, many specialists are online chatting with Tigtag users.
Immigration Channel modified, meanwhile, specialist online answer is released.
Cooperated with Culture and Education Section of the British Consulate-General and Welsh Parliament Government, conducted a “Discover Wales” Slogan contest. This makes our users know well about Wales comprehensively.
Tigtag and Tigtag users concern on the Olympic Torch Oversea Relay conduct a “2008 Beijing Olympic Torch Relay Oversea” Special, with the Tigtag oversea reporter live report, show our user the true face of the Torch Relay and the latest news, this expressed Tigtag oversea users love China.
Middle of May, Tigtag and Tigtag users concern about Sichuan 8.0 earthquake, conduct a series of function: “tigtag community big news: concern about Sichuan earthquake” special, “Tigtag urgent donation propose”, “Tigtag blessing wall”. This expressed the society responsibility of Tigtag as the bridge of mainland China and overseas students and Chinese.
Late of May, The year 2008 is a Chinese year that each of Chinese people concerning about. On this very moment, the Tigtag blog channel also organized the “Tigtag Forum: about your concerning topic of 2008” prize-giving blog competition. For Tigtag’s net friends group especially, this activity has opened topics of studying abroad, emigrating, as well as topics about the society and Olympics, through which to express everyone’s own feelings, and has been quite popular among the net friends.
Early of June, Tigtag honored guest chatting room released. During the peak period when students are preparing for the language exams, the “Tigtag honored guest chatting room” invites popular teachers of the New Oriental School to chat with our net friends in our Tigtag online chat room.
Early of July, cooperated with Culture and Education Section of the British Consulate-General, “2008 Tigtag’s preparation party before leaving to UK” is hold. Tigtag came in to university campus to do the promotion for the event on July 2, and the offline“2008 Tigtag’s preparation party before leaving to UK” on July 6. On July 2, officials from the culture and education department of the Consulate General of England and some schoolmates in UK shared their experience about the preparation work, and were followed by resounding response. By more than a month’s careful preparation, Tigtag held the “2008 Tigtag’s preparation party before leaving to UK” on July 6. We invited the officials from the culture and education department of the Consulate General of England and some UK returned students to the party, sharing the detail preparation work before leaving to UK and some memories while studying there. With a form of party, the activity includes interactive games, and happy prize drawing, making the net friends feel the sincere and close care of Tigtag in this relax and active atmosphere. In future, the Tigtag net will come into the campus more often, and will come to more cities, sharing everything of studying abroad with students and letting them know the Tigtag net is their starting point before they leaving for abroad.
Late of July, Tigtag following the step of Beijing Olympic, with the function of “Tigtag Olympics Capriccio –Olympic Quiz” campaign in Tigtag community, witness the Olympics’ coming with Tigtag users.
Early of August, “Tigtag the first issue forum magazine—08 dreams come true” was released. Cooperated to the theme of “08 Olympic dreams come true”, tigtag forum published the first issue “08 Olympic dreams come true” electronic magazine, witnessed users’ registration, marriage, going abroad, coming back. With a sensible theme, collecting the precious articles including immigration info, visa experience, sensation life, trip and foods and so on, in order to let users understand what tigtag commit to.
Middle of August, “Colleges Ask and Answer” is the sub-channel of “colleges” channel, which is a platform based on the searching, alternating, sharing, asking and answering. A one stop service for our users—“asks a question, answer a question, find the answer”, whatever it is colleges application, course selection, visa guidance, or package preparation; you can find the fun of sharing of knowledge.
Learning Foreign Language channel will be regenerated. In this new edition, five main going abroad language tests: IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, SAT will have there own sub-channel. Moreover, there are new functions, such as “simulative true test”, “net friends’ share”, and the “recourses download” sub-channel. This makes the test info more consummate and more participated.
Late of August, Tigtag Forum modified.