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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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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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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Want to hire great designers? Start a blog.

Inside Intercom

We’ve found that our blog is one of the most effective ways to attract great people. By writing a blog that’s aimed at other startups and designers we can talk about our mission, our values and our process to help readers get an inside look into what it’s like to work with us. Everyone at Intercom is an expert in one field or another with many interesting lessons that others can benefit from, so we encourage everyone to write for the blog. Start a blog.

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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.

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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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 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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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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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.

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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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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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

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.

How Product Managers Get Promoted

Sequent Learning

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

Podcast Ep. 23: How to Validate Product-Market Fit

Sequent Learning

BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Steven HainesMasters of Product Management is a podcast series that captures the ideas, commentary, and lessons learned from product management thought leaders across the globe.

The Hottest Tech in Silicon Alley at the July 2018 NY Tech Meetup

Indicative

blog data news big data data startup data-driven emerging tech new york silicon alley Startup techEach month, we bring you the highlights the Silicon Alley’s longest-running tech event, the NY Tech Meetup.

Stress-Out Your Buyers (a little) For More Effective Product Positioning

Proficientz – Product Management University

Effective product positioning comes in many forms. But there’s only one outcome you’re looking for: An emotional reaction. Do it consistently and your pipeline will be chock full of qualified leads. Reminding your buyers of their biggest stressors before serving up the solutions is one way to evoke the emotional reaction that ultimately engages your salespeople with decision-makers.

How are Product Management and Project Management Different and How Do They Partner to Drive Business Success?

Sequent Learning

BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT JJ RorieTech companies are often started on a big idea. While big ideas are great, they typically don’t become a product without a market need and an execution plan. In fact, many tech businesses fail because they couldn’t turn their big ideas into reality.

Nothing Works (And How To Fix It)

Sequent Learning

BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Bob CaporaleThe post Nothing Works (And How To Fix It) appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks.

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Learning Product Management from an Entrepreneur

Sequent Learning

BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Steven HainesThere was an article in from Entrepreneur.com entitled “What Not to Do.”

Feature Release: User Segments

Indicative

We’re excited to announce our newest tool, User Segments! If you’ve ever identified an interesting group of users and wanted to save them for additional analysis, this is the feature you’ve been waiting for. What’s New.

5 Soft Skills That All Successful Product Managers Have Mastered

Sequent Learning

The Art As we discussed in the blog post Yes, Product Managers are Superheroes , product management is a combination of both art and science. BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT JJ Rorie

Do Some Tactical Product Management Before Your Next Strategic Acquisition

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Strategy & Product PlanningIf your organization is making acquisitions to deliver more strategic value to the customer, some tactical product management might be in order before your next purchase. Acquiring a company can be a lot like buying your next electronic gadget. There’s the anticipation and excitement of “new” and the promise of many benefits.

Stop Looking For Customer Problems

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Market & Customer Insights Strategy & Product PlanningThere’s an old saying in sports – winning cures everything. The same could be said for B2B organizations that consistently meet their strategic goals. When organizations are winning, many of their so-called problems fade into the background. Which brings me to an important point that every product management team should consider: If your organization is on a crusade to find and solve customer problems, STOP!

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Yes, Product Managers really are Superheroes (No Exaggeration!)

Sequent Learning

BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT JJ Rorie

Product Success vs. Customer Success: Is It Time For a Lifestyle Change?

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Strategy & Product PlanningHere’s a scenario many people can identify with. A routine visit to the doctor reveals that you weigh more than you should, your blood pressure and blood sugar are high, your cholesterol is nearing the danger zone and your heart isn’t functioning as well as it should. Though you’re not suffering any ill effects from these issues today, your doctor tells you that it’s time to make some lifestyle changes in order to avoid serious health issues later.

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Creating the Ultimate Customer Experience Starts With Being a Customer

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Market & Customer InsightsIt’s the little things that matter most when it comes to raising the customer experience from good to great. Sometimes there’s no substitute for just being “the customer” yourself. As a bona fide road warrior, I spend more than my fair share of time in hotels. I have to say, the hotel industry has done so many things over the years to create a better experience for the business traveler.

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Four Steps to Product Feature ROI

Proficientz – Product Management University

Blog Market & Customer InsightsSenior executives often request a product feature ROI prior to approving plans for product development. It’s a mind numbing exercise for product managers and developers and in most cases a fool’s errand. Most products and features are usually interrelated at some level and target the same markets and customers, so how is it possible to predict revenue and cost estimates on a feature by feature basis?

What Is Product Management?

Sequent Learning

BLOG FEATURED PRODUCT MANAGEMENTThe post What Is Product Management? appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks.

Take Back Your Personal Time (4 Steps To A Tidy Inbox & Why It Matters)

Sequent Learning

BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT Bob CaporaleThe post Take Back Your Personal Time (4 Steps To A Tidy Inbox & Why It Matters) appeared first on Sequent Learning Networks.

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5 Key Learnings From Our Product Management Essentials Workshop To Take Back To Your Desk

Sequent Learning

BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT JJ RorieAs you now know, Sequent Learning Networks’ Product Management Essentials workshop is a great opportunity to learn about the product management discipline, but it is a lot of information covered over a two-day span.

5 Key Learnings From Our Product Management Essentials Workshop To Take Back To Your Desk

Sequent Learning

BLOG PRODUCT MANAGEMENT JJ RorieAs you now know, Sequent Learning Networks’ Product Management Essentials workshop is a great opportunity to learn about the product management discipline, but it is a lot of information covered over a two-day span.