By Tench Forbes
Abstract:This post contains Q&A with Alyssa Dver, a thought leader, hands-on practitioner of efficient marketing, and author of No Time Marketing. The Q&A summarizes the discussion during her Workshop on Must Know Marketing for Product Managers.
By Tench Forbes
Abstract: In BPMA’s July workshop, Alyssa Dver will provide useful tools for managers and business owners to evaluate all aspects of product marketing. This blog provides some background information in preparation for this event.
By Tench Forbes
This post provides some background information for the May, 2013 event...B2B Product Messaging: In 60 seconds or less - What does your product do, and why should I care? Specifically, it provides some links to an article on the differences between B2B and B2C marketing, and also an article on what B2B marketers can learn from B2C marketers.
By Neil Baron
Lojack is an acknowledged technology leader, with well established skills selling and marketing to the auto industry. However Lojack encountered significant hurdles when it introduced into the medical device market a bracelet designed for locating missing persons with Alzheimer's, autism or other cognitive impairments. In this fascinating case study, Neil Baron shares methods he used to help Lojack overcome obstacles and accelerate market adoption for its new product line.
By Alan Houser
Transferring knowledge from Product Management and Development to Sales is critical to a successful launch. How do you win the hearts and minds of the sales force? In this idea-filled article, a panel of product and market strategists exchanged best practices, tips and techniques.
By John Mansour
Published by Proficientz Product Portfolio Management on 7 December 2010
Market segments, not individual product strategies, are the best way to establish strategic priorities for product and marketing spend, when looking at two basic questions: where is the short-term revenue coming from, and where is the long-term revenue coming from.
by Lee Shaeffer
Published 14 October 2009 in the AIPMM Product Management Library of Knowledge
As the market for your product matures, have you made the most of a commonly underexploited opportunity – enhancing the product by turning your product into a complete solution for the customer? In this post , Lee Shaeffer reviews basic product-to-solution steps, thinking through the entire value chain, with a case example from mobile.
By Jeremy Victor
Earlier this year, I wrote a post, Humanize Your Marketing With Buyer Personas, because of what I feel is lacking in a lot of B2B marketing today. That is content – read marketing material of any kind – that is created and crafted in a way that is makes a personal connection and demonstrates a real life understanding of the people to whom the company is trying to market.
By Jennifer Doctor
The terminology used in marketing collateral can dictate the effectiveness of marketing efforts. The author asks us to re-think the way that we describe our products so that we address the needs of the buyer.