8 Reasons Why Brand Managers Need Formal Product Marketing Training

280 Group

Businesses exist to sell products and services, and their ability to do so depends largely on the strength of their brand. There is considerable overlap between the responsibilities of Brand Managers and Product Marketing Managers (PMM). 2: Leverage Product-Led Growth (PLG).

Product Marketing Manager Salary [2021 Data]

280 Group

Status of the Job 2021: Product Marketing Manager. As organizations scrambled to innovate and deliver tools and technologies that enabled digital transformation, Product Marketing Managers moved into the spotlight. What is a Product Marketing Manager?

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The “How To Market Software Products” Playbook – 14 Product Marketing Strategies For SaaS

Userpilot

Are you looking for the best strategies on how to market software products? Marketing software products can be challenging with the abundance of tools out there saying they do everything for everyone. How is marketing for software products different?

Product Manager vs Product Marketing Manager

280 Group

Managing the Interrelated Roles and Responsibilities of Product Managers and Product Marketing Managers. Product Management and Product Marketing Management are complementary roles. Regardless, both of these distinct roles are essential to product success.

Build Delightful Products with Customer Validation

Speaker: John Little, Head of Product Marketing, Centercode

When it comes to delivering a solid product/market fit, customer validation is key. After all, you want to provide customers with a product that not only fills the need, but is delightful -- right? To get there, you need to commit to a vital blend of market research, strategy, and user testing. Join John Little, Head of Product Marketing at Centercode, as he explains a two-part approach to customer validation. First, how do you strategically identify your top product areas that need attention prior to release. And second, how do you turn user data into strategic priorities that help the right teams make the right decisions.

What Is SaaS Product Marketing: A Definitive Guide

Userpilot

Despite its growing popularity, many people are still unfamiliar with SaaS product marketing. A common question is: what is SaaS product marketing? And how is it different from traditional marketing? Marketing automation is an integral part of product marketing.

The “How To Market Software Products” Playbook – 14 Product Marketing Strategies For SaaS

Userpilot

Are you looking for the best strategies on how to market software products? Marketing software products can be challenging with the abundance of tools out there saying they do everything for everyone. How is marketing for software products different?

The “How To Market Software Products” Playbook – 14 Product Marketing Strategies For SaaS

Userpilot

Are you looking for the best strategies on how to market software products? Marketing software products can be challenging with the abundance of tools out there saying they do everything for everyone. How is marketing for software products different?

19 Curated SaaS Product Marketing Examples For Every Stage Of The User Journey

Userpilot

Looking for some SaaS Product Marketing examples you could implement to drive growth for your product ? In this article, I've included both the SaaS marketing best practices and 19 best SaaS marketing examples to illustrate how others do it.

How To Find Product Market Fit

The Product Coalition

Image credit: Canva The term “Product-Market Fit” can be baffling for a lot of new Product Managers. The phrase sounds great in theory, but in reality, finding product-market fit raises more questions than it answers: What is Product-Market fit?

How To Build And Structure A SaaS Product Marketing Team

Userpilot

How many people should there be in your SaaS product marketing team? When should you start building a product marketing team and what role should you hire first? Let's talk about how to build and structure product marketing teams for SaaS products.

Why Storytelling Skills For Product Management & Product Marketing Are Essential

Proficientz

Storytelling skills for product management and product marketing are essential because without them, the value context (why the market cares) of what you’re building, marketing and selling is completely masked. Take market requirements for example.

What You Need To Know About The Product Marketing Manager Role and Responsibilities

Userpilot

The product marketing manager role has been growing steadily over the two decades: And no wonder – the exponential growth of the SaaS industry, combined with the Product-Led Growth trend created a lot more demand for (and awareness of) product marketing.

Product Marketing Metrics (KPIs) – How To Measure Success in SaaS

Userpilot

Are you tracking the right Product Marketing KPIs? With so many product growth insights available to every product marketer, it’s sometimes hard to understand which metrics are relevant and which you should be tracking to measure the success of your product marketing.

Demystifying Product Marketing for Product Managers

ProductPlan

Product marketing can be tricky to define. It’s not sales, it’s not product management , and it’s not “traditional” marketing either. In this article, we’ll demystify product marketing for product managers. What is Product Marketing’s Job?

11 Product Marketing Tools Every SaaS Company Should Try

Userpilot

The world of software is crowded with a variety of product marketing tools that are ‘supposed’ to transform your workflow. Product Marketing tools that can add real value to your business do exist, but finding the right software in such a noisy environment can be challenging.

The Phenomenal Product Manager: Product Marketing versus Product Management

280 Group

The article is a synopsis of The Phenomenal Product Manager: Chapter One , written by Brian Lawley. We’ll be using the term Product Manager to refer to both Product Managers and Product Marketers. Inbound (Product Management) spends most of their time with engineering teams and customers, making critical decisions and ensuring that everything gets done to bring customer-focused products to market. Customer and Market Research.

Brand Identity For Product Management & Product Marketing: 5 Components

Proficientz

Strong brand identity builds trust and motivates people to buy your products and services. In B2B organizations the same concepts apply to product management and product marketing teams for the same reasons. Engineers get paid to design and build products, and so on.

Product/Market Fit is Failing Because of Your Company Structure

Mind the Product

Did you know that 42% of startups fail because no one wants to buy their product? For corporations, nearly 80% of new products fail each year for the exact same reason. So why are we still developing products no one wants? Product experts have tried to tackle this issue but they gloss over the impact a company’s structure and leadership team have on product/market fit. Who owns Product/Market fit – Marketing, Sales, or Business?

A Career in Product Marketing vs Product Management – What You Need to Know

Userpilot

Are you thinking about a career in product, but you’re not sure whether you should pursue Product Marketing or Product Management? What is a Product Manager? What is a Product Marketer? Product Marketing vs Product Management – key differences.

How To Set Up A SaaS Marketing Automation Strategy [+Examples]

Userpilot

Are you looking to build a solid marketing automation strategy and don’t know where to start? Adoption stage automation examples: keep users engaged with automated email updates on in-app activities, and increase feature adoption with context-driven product experiences.

Product Marketing vs. Product Management

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

So, what’s the difference between a Product Manager (PM) and a Product Marketing Manager (PMM)? Responsibilities Product managers are responsible for understanding user needs, setting the product roadmap, working with engineering and design to deliver features.

ABM and How It Can Optimize Product Marketing

280 Group

Product marketers driving account-based marketing (ABM) programs operate with a different thought process when it comes to marketing to individual accounts because they think more like sales people. The ABM marketer plays a role supporting sales proposals, and using ABM technology, has the potential to improve conversion rates and shorten sales cycles. ABM vendors claim that ABM delivers the highest ROI of any B2B marketing strategy.[continue

Keeping the market in mind: What makes product marketing successful at Intercom?

Inside Intercom

At Intercom, we believe the best products are built with the market in mind. That’s why some of Intercom’s first marketing hires were product marketers and why we’ve had a “seat at the table” from the early days of the company. . product marketing team.

Strategic Product Marketing: One Small Move, Three Big Benefits

Proficientz

A strategic product marketing function can be created with one simple move that pays three big dividends to the organization. Many product marketing professionals in B2B have long felt like the sales tools on-demand department and rightfully so. It’s a tough rut to climb out of when product marketing is perceived as a tactical extension of product management, tasked with little more than mobilizing product value propositions to drive sales.

Why You Need A Product Marketer Right Now & How To Hire Them

Userpilot

Product Marketing is a fairly new domain and the role of ‘Product Marketing Manager’ differs greatly from organization to organization. To help the confused folks considering hiring a Product Marketer (and the equally confused folks trying to get a job as one) – we’ve interviewed 10+ Product Marketers and come up with a guide to the role, skills and hiring a rockstar Product Marketing Manager! Product Adoption.

Meet the team: Intercom’s PMMs discuss our approach to product marketing

Inside Intercom

At a product-first company like Intercom, our product marketing team has always had a crucial role – and over the years, we have often discussed how we approach product marketing. Of course, not all companies go about product marketing in the same way.

On Product Marketing at Uber

Pragmatic Marketing

revolutionized the direct transportation market. Laura Jones is head of product marketing at Uber and recently participated in an AMA on influencing the product roadmap via Sharebird , a place to see how people at top companies do product marketing. In the AMA, Jones offered insights into how product marketing works at Uber, along with tips and advice for other professionals in the field. Collaborating with Product Management.

On Product Marketing at Uber

Pragmatic Marketing

revolutionized the direct transportation market. Laura Jones is head of product marketing at Uber and recently participated in an AMA on influencing the product roadmap via Sharebird , a place to see how people at top companies do product marketing. In the AMA, Jones offered insights into how product marketing works at Uber, along with tips and advice for other professionals in the field. Collaborating with Product Management.

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

Proficientz

The 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. In This Issue: Blog: High-Octane Product Management. The Value of a Product Marketing Roadmap: It’s Like Deep-Sea Fishing for Sales.

How to Break into Product Marketing Management (PMM)

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Product marketing is one of the newest and most impactful roles within an organization. As a product marketing manager (PMM), you influence most areas of the organization including product, design, sales, support, and, of course, marketing.

What is Product Marketing and Why Should I Care?

Userpilot

SaaS companies have started to realize that their products should be the main driver of growth. This product-led growth flips the old marketing and sales rulebooks on their heads. Product marketing is a large part of this shift. Product-Led Growth.

The importance of an effective product marketing strategy

Inside Intercom

Despite the mountain of evidence contradicting the mantra of “if you build it, they will come”, it’s still extremely prevalent among product-first companies. First, most founders don’t have a background in either sales or marketing, and even though they’re told to “ start marketing the day you start coding ”, they just don’t know where to begin, or they’re incredibly overconfident. Do they know where to go to promote their product, and how to do it once they get there?

Day In The Life: Google Product Marketing Manager

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

Robin was a Product Marketing Manager at Google and now a Product Manager at Google. He'll deep-dive on what a typical day as a Google Product Marketing Manager looks like. to business products like Google My Business and Google Ads in India.

Product Marketing or Product Management

Pragmatic Marketing

The job titles product marketing manager and product manager are confusing enough to start raging debates about who does what. From a product perspective, we can simplify this as current products, next products and future products. Current products sustain your business. Next products assure growth and future products assure long-term viability. The product marketing role is focused on current products and next products.

Product Marketing or Product Management

Pragmatic Marketing

The job titles product marketing manager and product manager are confusing enough to start raging debates about who does what. From a product perspective, we can simplify this as current products, next products and future products. Current products sustain your business. Next products assure growth and future products assure long-term viability. The product marketing role is focused on current products and next products.

How to Become an Associate Product Marketing Manager (APMM)

PMLesson's Ace the PM Interview

The Associate Product Marketing Manager (APMM), program is Google’s global, renowned early-career program, which was started in 2003 by Marissa Mayer at a similar time she started the Associate Product Manager (APM) program. APMMs are passionate about technology and marketing.

How Product Managers Measure Product-Market Fit

ProductPlan

Problems yearn for solutions, needs long to be met, and markets are waiting to be addressed. This reality beckons startups and established firms to introduce new products that will scratch that itch and deliver satisfaction. Whether the products they offer (and the price they sell them for) match the demand is (part of) where product-market fit comes in. Knowing when you don’t have product-market fit is simple. Getting to Product-Market Fit.

What 14 startup investors and advisors taught us about chasing (and finding) product-market fit

Mixpanel

Table of Contents The problem with defining product-market fit In search of quantitative indicators of product-market fit 6 things about measuring product-market fit 1. With that in mind, product-market fit is a spectrum 4.

Connecting Strategic Plans to Product, Marketing & Sales Execution Plans in 3 Steps

bpma ProductHub

By John Mansour – Most organizations have strategic plans that include goals for revenue growth, new customers, market share and other quantifiable metrics. But a huge disconnect often exists between the corporate strategic plan and tactical product, marketing and sales plans. When that’s the case, the organization loses tremendous momentum because all disciplines are… Product Strategy