Product Management Blog Retrospective

The Product Coalition

What I Learned from a Year of Product Management Blogging. Write your Passion There are many reasons why people start writing blogs. In my blog, this was not the case. I started writing a blog about a year ago in order to express my thoughts. Pick a Theme There are many blogs on product management and many of them I follow. Throughout my blog I try not to focus on recipes of how to do things because I believe it is different in every company.

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We killed the blog. We hope you like it.

Inside Intercom

While other parts of our website had evolved to reflect those new realities the blog remained a relatively basic WordPress setup. Time to kill the blog. The most successful blogs are usually very personal and tied to a particular worldview or area of expertise. The blog is dead.

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Welcome to PMLesson's Blog!

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Introducing: PMLesson's Blog. That's why we're also eager to solicit potential blog ideas from the community. Submit blog requests to submissions@pmlesson.com. We're excited to engage you on our blog, and as always, good luck with your PM interview prep. What are some of the most common PM interview questions? How do great product managers break into the industry for the first time? What are the best answers to the "what is your favorite product" PM question?

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Guest Blog: Customer Service in Retail – Infographic

Mironov Consulting

The post Guest Blog: Customer Service in Retail – Infographic appeared first on Shep Hyken. This week we feature an article by Patrick Thuot who shares an infographic about how customer service can help the retail industry.

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The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

hbr.org blog, Dec 2016 2 “Making data analytics work for you—instead of the other way around,”. FROM BASIC BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE REQUIREMENTS TO. SOPHISTICATED PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATORS Do the analytic offerings in your application make you stand out from the crowd? See where.

5 Killer Blog Posts on Products and Product Management

Craft.io

It’s even harder to find truly valuable blog content for product managers. The post 5 Killer Blog Posts on Products and Product Management appeared first on Product Management Blog. Tips on Product Management andrew chen content prodmgmt blogs product management

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The Customer Support Blog Post – Music to Our Eyes

Business of Software Conference

The post The Customer Support Blog Post – Music to Our Eyes appeared first on Business of Software USA. As long time followers of Business of Software will know, apart from Lemmy, we believe that Mr Richard Paul Astley , is one of the greatest musicians of all time.

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The 280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2016

280 Group

Here at the 280 Group we have been maintaining a Product Management blog for over a decade Every year we produce articles that we hope our readers find interesting and useful. We felt that 2016 was likely the best year yet for our Product Management Blog so we would like to share with all of you the top 10 most visited posts of the year. The post The 280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2016 appeared first on 280 Group Product Management.

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280 Group’s Top Product Management Blog Posts of 2018

280 Group

Our Product Management and Product Marketing blog has been sharing content and engaging readers for over a decade. There you have it, our top Product Management blog posts of 2018. Drop in a suggested topic in the comments and it may be featured in our next blog!

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10 years of professional blogging – what I’ve learned

Andrew Chen

Of course everyone knows the mechanics of setting up a blog – but the hard part is finding your voice, figuring out topics that are interesting for other folks to read, and building a long-term habit. ” Ironic that VCs blog/tweet all day now ;). You might think that there’s too blogs on tech, startups, whatever. But a good chunk of the writing on this blog happened over Sunday evenings, a few times a month, blocked out with no distractions.

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The New Way to Sell Blog Post without Ebooks

I Wonder The Value

The platform, “ note ” is a Medium like blogging service which allows us to sell text post, image post, sound file and movie. Are you struggling to earn profit from Adsense? Currently, a new digital content selling platform is trending among Japanese bloggers.

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The 18 Blogs Every UX Pro Should Follow

UserTesting

Looking for an awesome UX blog to read? We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite blogs in the industry (in no particular order). Feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments area at the bottom of … The post The 18 Blogs Every UX Pro Should Follow appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Design Popular Product design resources ux

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The 18 Blogs Every UX Pro Should Follow

UserTesting

Looking for an awesome UX blog to read? We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite blogs in the industry (in no particular order). Feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments area at the bottom of … The post The 18 Blogs Every UX Pro Should Follow appeared first on UserTesting Blog. Design Popular Product design resources ux

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Value-Based Product Roadmaps: They Should Mirror a Customer Org Chart (Video)

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Strategy & Product PlanningValue based product roadmaps should be structured like a customer org chart so that the business value of your product investment priorities is clear to executives, senior managers and users.

Building a Stronger Product Management Organization: A Different Take on “Team”

Proficientz – Product Management University

As product management goes, so goes the rest of the organization. Here’s a different take on the team aspect of product management and how it strengthens the product management organization along with marketing, sales and customer on-boarding teams. Like the video?

B2B Product Manager Magazine December 2018

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Blog Positioning & Sales Enablement Roles & Responsibilities Strategy & Product PlanningThe B2B Product Manager Magazine December 2018 is now available.

B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2018

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Blog Positioning & Sales Enablement Roles & Responsibilities Strategy & Product PlanningThe B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2018 is now available.

How Buyers Sell Themselves, Product Usability & Revenue, and Two Types of Demos

Proficientz – Product Management University

In This Issue: Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Blog Market & Customer Insights Positioning & Sales Enablement Roles & Responsibilities Strategy & Product PlanningThe B2B Product Manager Magazine October 2017 is now available. In this issue we discuss the value of listening as one of the most overlooked sales skills, and the value of business conversations. We also examine product usability and its impact on revenue, plus sales demo tips.

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When You Know Your Customers As Well As They Know Themselves…3 Things

Proficientz – Product Management University

When you know your customers as well as they know themselves, three things will happen. Your solutions deliver value that’s indispensable. Your marketing messages speak directly to the agendas of influencers and decision-makers. Your salespeople are treated as trusted advisors.

Avoiding Reactive Product Decisions | Creating Your Product Vision | Three Ways to Sell More Existing Products

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Blog Positioning & Sales Enablement Roles & Responsibilities Strategy & Product PlanningThe B2B Product Manager Magazine September 2018 is now available.

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How to Get More Product Management From Your Product Managers

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Roles & ResponsibilitiesIf you’ve ever wondered why some athletes are great with one team but not so great with another, the difference is usually in their supporting cast. The same philosophy applies to the product management function.

Pursuing a Product Management Career: The #1 Skill

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Roles & ResponsibilitiesThere are many skills that are important for success in a product management career, but there’s one that stands head and shoulders above all the rest. Apply a little deductive reasoning to get there. Let’s start with the ultimate goal of a product manager.

Want to Write, but Don’t Think you can? How to Face Your Fears

Mind the Product

These are all the beginnings of blog posts. I find inspiration for blogs in things such as: Case studies of something that went well. I may not have all the answers, but structuring my thoughts in a blog can be helpful to myself. If I try to start my own blog, I feel like I’ll have to keep it going. During my conversations over the week, I started thinking “I should really write a blog about this – it could help people get over their fears.”.

Three Ways to Get Better At Selling Products You Have

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Positioning & Sales EnablementIt’s easier to sell products that don’t exist because they can do anything buyers want. Unfortunately, no one makes money selling products you don’t have.

Sales, Positioning and the Nobody Zone

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Positioning & Sales EnablementThere’s an old saying: “buyers are liars!” ” Good sales positioning and discovery techniques can help you understand true buyer motivations so you don’t end up in the Nobody Zone.

Who’s Minding Your Product Portfolio…Other Than Your Customers?

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Strategy & Product PlanningYou build products, you market products, you sell products and you implement products. That’s how you make money. Your customers on the other hand, want to…. Improve employee retention by investing more heavily to develop talent within the organization and create more attractive career paths. every industry). Improve patient-care quality scores so they can qualify for higher Medicare reimbursements to offset declining margins. healthcare providers).

How Product Managers Get Promoted

Sequent Learning

BLOG FEATURED PRODUCT MANAGEMENTThe post How Product Managers Get Promoted appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks.

Creating Your Product Vision: Two Parts Customer, One Part Product

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Market & Customer Insights Positioning & Sales Enablement Product Development & Delivery Strategy & Product PlanningCreating your product vision can be difficult when you focus too much on the product.

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Aspirational Selling, Requirements Spaghetti, Be the Customer, and Selling Stuff You Don’t Have

Proficientz – Product Management University

In This Issue: Blog: High-Octane Product Management. The B2B Product Manager Magazine April 2018 is now available. We kick off our April issue by looking at the correlation between your sales methodology and your product management philosophy. We also discuss the ultimate customer experience, a requirements food analogy and why it’s easier to sell products you don’t have. Enjoy our April issue. Solution Selling vs. Aspirational Selling: Mirror Image of Product Management?

How Product Marketing Roadmaps Drive Sales | Shifting Market, Shifting Strategy | Agile: We’ve Come Full Circle

Proficientz – Product Management University

In This Issue: Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Blog Positioning & Sales Enablement Roles & Responsibilities Strategy & Product PlanningThe B2B Product Manager Magazine August 2018 is now available. This month we explore the value of a product marketing roadmap to sales. It’s not a staple in most B2B organizations but it’s just as important to your near-term revenue as a product roadmap is to your longer-term growth.

5 Ways Real-Time Data Can Make Your Business More Efficient

Indicative

By disseminating your data more efficiently throughout your company, anyone in the office can call out when one of your blog posts is seeing an influx of traffic, or when customers are repeatedly hitting a snag in your funnels. blog data data driven business

Today’s Product Manager vs. 20 Years Ago | Great Sales Discovery | Avoiding Buyer’s Remorse Acquisitions

Proficientz – Product Management University

In This Issue: Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Blog Positioning & Sales Enablement Roles & Responsibilities Strategy & Product PlanningThe B2B Product Manager Magazine July 2018 is now available. It’s July and that means the second half of the fiscal year is in full swing for many organizations. That usually equates to more focus on hitting your sales numbers.

Product Management Responsibilities: Eventually, It’s About Products

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Roles & ResponsibilitiesProduct management responsibilities look completely different if you view them through the lens of the customer. For solution providers though, products are the basis for all things revenue and that can cloud the true objective of a product management function and how it operates. Success in product management and product marketing is first and foremost about understanding what your target customers want to accomplish and why it’s a priority.

Marketing Basics, A Product Lifestyle Change and the Definition of Market-Driven

Proficientz – Product Management University

In This Issue: Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Blog Market & Customer Insights Positioning & Sales Enablement Roles & Responsibilities Strategy & Product PlanningThe B2B Product Manager Magazine March 2018 is now available. We headline our March issue by going back to one of those marketing basics that’s all too easy to forget. We also draw the analogy between a lifestyle change and the shift from a product success culture to a customer success culture.

The Value of a Product Marketing Roadmap: It’s Like Deep-Sea Fishing for Sales

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Positioning & Sales EnablementA product marketing roadmap for sales is like a popular technique used in deep sea fishing. The captain turns on the sonar to locate schools of fish, you put the appropriate bait on your line, drop it and start reeling in fish. Has product marketing taken your salesforce deep sea fishing this year? Your product marketing roadmap is the equivalent to sonar on a fishing boat.

The Ultimate Product Vision, Feature ROI, Product vs. Sprint Backlog, and The Problem is the Problem

Proficientz – Product Management University

In This Issue: Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Blog Market & Customer Insights Product Development & Delivery Strategy & Product PlanningThe B2B Product Manager Magazine May 2018 is now available. The mantra of every product, marketing and sales professional starts and ends with finding and solving customer problems. But identifying the problems that are most critical to your target customers is like finding a needle in a haystack.

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Product Success Metrics, Demo Value Themes & The Definition of Successful Product Management

Proficientz – Product Management University

In This Issue: Blog: High-Octane Product Management. Blog Market & Customer Insights Positioning & Sales Enablement Roles & Responsibilities Strategy & Product PlanningThe B2B Product Manager Magazine January 2018 is now available. We’re kicking off 2018 with a discussion on product success metrics and a viewpoint that there’s only one critical metric that’s important over the long term.

Agile Software Development: We’ve Come Full Circle

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Product Development & DeliveryRemember when the internet was going to eliminate the middle man? How’d that turn out? When Agile software development took the software world by storm, it was like many other paradigm shifts before it. Agile promised to be the next panacea for whatever ailed software companies. And just like the internet, we didn’t know what we didn’t know, but now we’re in a much better place.

Writing Customer Success Stories Before You Build the Solution

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Product Development & Delivery Strategy & Product PlanningThe greatest athletes in every sport have one thing in common – the innate ability to see plays before they happen. If you’re a product manager, imagine how great it would be to envision the ultimate customer success stories before you build the product.

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Curiosity: The Key to a Great Sales Discovery Meeting

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Positioning & Sales EnablementSometime is pays to just be curious. You’re about to go into a sales discovery meeting with a new prospect. Is your mindset more like salesperson with a quota, or someone that’s looking to create new relationships in your professional network? Results suggests that you’re better off playing the role of someone that’s looking to build his or her network.