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“Sweat the Details” and Other Commandments for Mapping Out a Career in Product

First Round Review

Veteran product leader Jiaona Zhang walks us through the biggest lessons from her entire career in product at Dropbox, Airbnb, WeWork and now Webflow, from breaking into the function as a first-time PM to tactical tips for navigating transitions into more senior roles.

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10 Examples of Successful Ecommerce Product Pages

AB Tasty

Let's examine the 5 mandatory elements of an effective ecommerce product page plus some examples of the most successful product pages by industry that you can get inspiration from.

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Three Ways to Receive Feedback Quickly!

The Product Coalition

Use these methods to build great products, make decisions fast, and fuel your career! Feedback is critical to building great products and personal career growth! Fast feedback enables you to address minor problems before they become large ones. I’ll share three methods you can utilize to receive tangible feedback quickly! Source: [link] Fist of Five Fist of Five is a technique to gauge consensus ( and a great way to hear from quieter team members ).

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Democratizing User Testing

Centercode

Two decades ago, Centercode was bootstrapped by a small group of likeminded founders, collectively driven by our genuine passion to increase the positive impact of technology on the world.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Using ChatGPT as a Product Management Tool

280 Group

This is part 1 of 3 on the likely impact of Chat GPT in the product operations domain and how product people might use it. ChatGPT has created quite a bit of buzz since its release in November 2022. Responses have ranged from Elon Musk saying, ” We are not far from dangerously strong AI” to Mark Cuban’s, “My 13-year-old just asked ChatGPT to write a trash talk about his buddy’s favorite NFL team and texted it to him.

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6 Habits That Are Secretly Making You Miserable

Nir Eyal

You wake up in the morning irritable and groggy but determined to be productive. Yesterday didn’t go well. You didn’t complete even the one big priority project that would have taken just a couple of hours if you’d focused. Still, you spent all day on the computer, even leaving your partner to handle dinnertime alone and canceling pickleball with friends.

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The Art of Product Prioritization According to Julie Zhuo

The Product Coalition

Sundial Co-Founder Julie Zhuo, talks about ways to determine what makes an impact to your customers. By Tremis Skeete , for Product Coalition When it comes to making your customers happy, it can seem like all the product development priorities are important. If you’re faced with challenges like this, Sundial Co-Founder Julie Zhuo talks about a few prioritization techniques in her LinkedIn post.

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Recognize the Problems That Prevent Effective Meetings (Collocated, Remote, Hybrid)

Johanna Rothman

Meetings. We all have them. Most of us hate them. When I ask why, here are some of the responses I hear: They take too much time away from our “real work.” It's too hard to find time to meet. Our calendars are too full. We can't find a place to meet. If we're back in the office, we have no meeting rooms. Or, we have some remote people, so we need several “places” to meet and the technology to support all those places.

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Vidya Srinivasan: An original product manager

Mind the Product

Vidya Srinivasan has many strings to her bow. She’s a senior product manager, public speaker, patent holder, a diversity and inclusion advocate and a classically trained Indian singer who has spent her career to date working for big tech companies. She went from a master’s in computer science to an internship at Microsoft where she [.] Read more » The post Vidya Srinivasan: An original product manager appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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We’re making our prices public

Mixpanel

We kicked off this year by introducing our vision for transparent pricing that would make it as frictionless as possible for companies of all sizes to get started with product analytics. The problem we’ve seen across B2B software at large is that vendors hide their pricing, forcing expensive discovery calls and negotiations that waste time and leave customers questioning whether they’re getting a good deal (and they’re often not).

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Traditional Buyer Personas Don’t Work: How Matt Lerner Understands Consumers

The Product Coalition

Startup growth expert, Matt Lerner, talks about his million dollar lesson learned while characterizing consumers. By Tremis Skeete , for Product Coalition Product people know that their greatest value lies in how well they understand consumers. It’s because when they are prioritizing product decisions, especially in regard to which products or features to release—understanding what satisfies consumer needs makes all the difference.

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425: Three ways to escape gut-feeling and rapidly boost innovation to markets – with Ulrike Laubner-Kelleher

Product Innovation Educators

How product managers can get market-driven data to make product decisions quickly This episode is sponsored by PDMA, the Product Development and Management Association. PDMA is a global community of professional members whose skills, expertise and experience power the most recognized and respected innovative companies in the world. PDMA is also the longest-running professional association for product managers, leaders, and innovators, having started in 1976.

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SUNDAY REWIND: Enter the matrix – lean prioritisation

Mind the Product

This week’s Sunday Rewind is a post from Andy Wicks, then Strategy Lead at digital product transformation consultancy Red Badger, that looks at why poor prioritisation occurs, and at a lean solution that ensures you deliver the most value to customers. Effective prioritisation can be the difference between the success or failure of a product, [.] Read more » The post SUNDAY REWIND: Enter the matrix – lean prioritisation appeared first on Mind the Product.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Managing Product Managers

The Product Guy

You can have the best process and procedure, but if the people on your team are not inspired you have failed the company. Watch and learn more from product management expert, Amin Bashi.

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How Champion Improved All Key Metrics by Using Data Insights

The Product Coalition

YML partnered with Champion to evolve the iconic brand for a new generation. Fueled by product insights and strategy, the work exceeded every key metric. Written by Michael Agombar Many times, we see a client’s data collection methods to be lacking, in which case we create analytic tracking plans. These plans outline event names, triggers (when the event is fired), and any parameters associated with the event — like page names, item names, etc.

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How to Build a Customer Feedback Form [+ Examples and Best Practices]

Userpilot

Any product manager should know how to quickly put together a comprehensive customer feedback form: they’re a secret weapon for unlocking deep user insights and gathering quality feedback. In this article, we’re going to unpack the techniques, examples, and tools you need to create effective feedback forms within your own SaaS. Let’s dive in!

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Four Stars from Writing Slices!

Johanna Rothman

Alex Kourvo, of Writing Slices , just reviewed Free Your Inner Nonfiction Writer. (That's a link to her review.) She recommends it with four stars! Woo! Here are two excerpts I particularly enjoyed: “Rothman takes these brand-new writers by the hand with a guide full of wisdom, empathy, and truth.” “… is a wonderful, gentle guide” Gentle!

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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The Product Model

svpg

The response to my last article announcing my work on TRANSFORMED was very encouraging, and I want to thank everyone that shared their enthusiasm for the project or sent along their questions that they hope to see addressed in the book. The feedback itself was not only a demand signal, but there were some. The post The Product Model appeared first on Silicon Valley Product Group.

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Customer-led Growth: Why Delivering a Delightful End-to-End Experience Matters

The Product Coalition

Focusing on product-led or go-to-market-led growth is no longer enough. Time to prioritize the whole Customer Journey (CJ). In recent years, PLG, or Product-Led Growth, has become a significant buzz in the tech world, and rightfully so. Products that delight customers and fuel growth loops are essential. If your offering can’t deliver considerable value to your users, if your product isn’t resolving major painkillers, or isn’t providing big WOWs over the alternatives where it matters, then you’v

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Customer Retention Survey Questions Examples and Best Practices

Userpilot

Looking for some great customer retention survey questions to include in your feedback form? Look no further! Customer retention surveys are the lens through which you can see how people are feeling about your brand. With the right survey questions, you can identify opportunities for improvement, fine-tune your product experience and prevent customers from churning.

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The Benefits of Leveraging Feature Toggles in Software Development

Split

Feature Toggles, or feature flags as they’re often called, are a powerful tool for software engineers. If used properly, they can be an invaluable asset to the development process. By enabling feature toggles within the codebase, developers can quickly turn ON or OFF features without having to go through the entire development cycle over and over again.

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The Data Metaverse: Unpacking the Roles, Use Cases, and Tech Trends in Data and AI

Speaker: Aindra Misra, Sr. Staff Product Manager of Data & AI at BILL (Previously PM Lead at Twitter/X)

Embark on a transformation journey into the heart of the data ecosystem! This webinar is your gateway to a deeper comprehension of the foundations that drive the data industry and will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate the evolving landscape. Delve into the diverse use cases where data analytics plays a pivotal role. We’ll explore how these applications are transforming with the introduction of Gen AI, and discuss the anticipated use cases for 2024 and beyond.

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What Product Managers Need To Know About Tires

The Accidental Product Manager

Product managers start to equip their tires with AI Image Credit: Yamanaka Tamaki When was the last time that you thought about the tires that are on your car? I’m willing to bet that it probably hasn’t been since you had a problem with them. Either the “low pressure” bulb on your dashboard lit up or you had a flat tire. However, I think that we can all agree that no matter how plain or fancy your car is , the tires are a critical part of it.

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It’s Not a Set of Goals and It’s Not A Roadmap: Aatir Abdul Rauf Talks About Product Strategy

The Product Coalition

Product leader Aatir Abdul Rauf outlines questions product managers should ask when crafting a product strategy. By Tremis Skeete , for Product Coalition Product strategy continues to be a misunderstood concept and energizes many conversations and debates on LinkedIn. This is probably why Director of Product Marketing, Aatir Abdul Rauf decided to share seven questions designed to get product teams started in regard to crafting an effective product strategy.

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Mixpanel Analytics In-Depth Review: Is There a Better Alternative?

Userpilot

Looking to use Mixpanel Analytics for collecting product growth insights ? Mixpanel Analytics helps you collect and analyze data to gain valuable insights into your product’s growth. Mixpanel has become a popular choice among SaaS companies with its advanced analytics and intuitive interface. However, with so many analytics tools available in the market, is Mixpanel the best option for your business?

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Best Toptal Alternatives for Hiring Offshore Software Developers

TurnKey Labs

As a technology leader, you can develop software in many different ways — all of which have their own specific pros and cons. But hiring top talent is important regardless of which route you choose. Should you hire only onshore or offshore? Should you build your own team, use an agency or consider Toptal alternatives?

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A Comprehensive Checklist to Revamp Your Website & Increase Profitability

Unlock the power of a well-designed website with our eBook, 'Comprehensive Checklist: A Guide to Website Redesign.' Crafted by Brucira and ruttl founders, it's your ally in reshaping your digital presence. Welcome to a transformative journey!