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B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2020

B2B Product Manager November 2020 Issue We hope your 2020 is winding down on a positive note, all things considered. This month we take a closer look at sales effectiveness, customer retention and bundling vs. solutions. As the pandemic economy has forced all of us to completely rethink everything, we also give you a list [...]

2020-11-17T20:54:21-05:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on B2B Product Manager Magazine November 2020

Customer Retention Priorities vs. Growth: There Will Never Be More Overlap!

Product managers, there's never going to be a time where customer retention priorities and growth opportunities have more overlap, i.e., not at odds. Think about it. The pandemic has forced a lot of businesses to go directly to their customer base for growth as new logos are harder to come by. If you're one of [...]

2020-11-17T07:02:08-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Customer Retention Priorities vs. Growth: There Will Never Be More Overlap!

B2B Product Manager Magazine October 2020

The B2B Product Manager October 2020 The product led growth model is gaining tremendous momentum. This month we look at the impact on product management and product marketing. It’s big, or maybe that’s just the way it should have always been. As most companies deal with leaner sales pipelines, your product demos are even more [...]

2020-10-20T11:20:24-04:00October 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on B2B Product Manager Magazine October 2020

Product Led Growth: Your Job Just Got Bigger or Changed Completely

In theory, and I emphasize in theory, the impact of a product led growth model should be very minimal on product management. For product marketing, it pretty much changes everything. […]

2020-11-02T11:59:56-05:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Product Led Growth: Your Job Just Got Bigger or Changed Completely

Solving Market Problems or Addressing Market Needs: Which is Better?

On the surface, solving market problems versus addressing the needs of a market might sound like semantics. But the implementation of each practice in B2B organizations reveals a huge contrast between the two with a ripple effect that may be just as significant. Common Practice: Solving Market Problems You have a product that addresses [...]

2020-11-02T12:19:00-05:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Solving Market Problems or Addressing Market Needs: Which is Better?

B2B Product Manager Magazine August 2020

The B2B Product Manager August 2020 The B2B Product Manager August 2020 looks at the blessing and the curse that goes with marketing and selling feature-rich products. We also give you the missing layer to your customer testimonials if you want to showcase strategic value. There’s one key strategic part of product management that got lost [...]

2020-08-12T16:57:58-04:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on B2B Product Manager Magazine August 2020

Your Products Have a Gazillion Cool Features! So, What Are You Selling?

Selling a product with a ton of features is a blessing and a curse. It’s great that your product has so many cool features. It’s also a nightmare for marketing and sales. Why? They’re trying to sell all of them and your buyers are overwhelmed, often to the point of decision paralysis. If your competition [...]

2020-07-30T07:59:56-04:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Your Products Have a Gazillion Cool Features! So, What Are You Selling?

One Critical Part of Product Management That Got Lost in Agile Development

Agile is a software development methodology. It’s not a way to do product management. It’s not how you do product marketing or sales. It’s not a way to do strategic planning or run your business. Agile development is a methodology for building software, and it’s a good one! But that’s it! Period, end of story. [...]

2020-07-23T15:04:19-04:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on One Critical Part of Product Management That Got Lost in Agile Development

B2B Product Manager Magazine July 2020

The B2B Product Manager July 2020 We hope you’re enjoying your summer. This month we take a closer look at the practices of product management and product marketing and the extent to which our profession is keeping pace with the demands of our markets. We’re also serving up helpful tips on delivering more valuable product [...]

2020-08-12T08:01:41-04:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on B2B Product Manager Magazine July 2020

The Maturation of B2B Product Management & Marketing: Are We Keeping Pace?

Is the maturation of B2B product management and marketing keeping up with the demands of the market? B2B technology companies today bear little if any resemblance to those of the mid to late 90’s, yet a big chunk of the industry is still practicing product management and product marketing the exact same way it did [...]

2020-07-08T07:45:08-04:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on The Maturation of B2B Product Management & Marketing: Are We Keeping Pace?