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AARRR vs RARRA: Pirate Metrics Explained

BY Ben Crouch on October 8, 2020

Pirates metrics have become a popular model for business growth — but what are they and do they actually lead you to that buried treasure? First presented by Dave McClure in his presentation “Startup Metrics for Pirates” in 2007, the AARRR method was originally meant for tracking product marketing and management and focused on acquisition. However, […]

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How to Build a Killer Product Microsite

BY Poornima Mohandas on August 18, 2020

Today your customers are reluctant to buy, so what can product marketing folks do to help? You can educate your buyers. Whenever they are ready to buy, they will remember you. Forrester SiriusDecisions says 67% of the buyer journey is done digitally. This provides a great platform for your inbound strategy to educate the target […]

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Using Data to Build a Brand, by Abba Newberry

BY Andres Phillips on July 13, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Abba Newberry, CMO at Habito, talks us through how to use data to build a brand. As part of her introduction, she tongue-in-cheek acknowledges that part of the reason why product and marketing sometimes clash is that product teams tend to be very data driven, while marketing teams argue that data […]

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Bringing Product and Marketing Teams Together By Kathryn Corrick and Frank Wales

BY Andres Phillips on June 8, 2020

In this ProductTank London talk, Kathryn Corrick and Frank Wales, Founding Partners at Corrick, Wales & Partners, tell us how product and marketing teams can both use data protection to solve problems. Watch the video to see their talk in full. Or read on for an overview of their key points: What do they really want […]

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How YouTube can be Used as a Servant to Your Product By Lei Shei

BY Andres Phillips on March 30, 2020

In this ProductTank Singapore talk, Lei Shei of Elephant Media explains the value that can be found on YouTube and how a YouTube channel can be used as a servant to your product. Lei’s YouTube channel, Curious Elephant, has over 126K Subscribers and 11.5M views. It covers topics around innovation, technology and science, ranging from the […]

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Using the 3 T's to Curate a Customer First Culture by Shyna Zhang

BY Andres Phillips on December 9, 2019

In this ProductTank San Francisco talk, Shyna Zhang, shows us how product marketing and product management can combine to create a customer-focused culture. Watch the video to see Shyna’s talk in full. Or read on for an overview of her key points. A product marketing and product management marriage The 3 T’s of customer obsession […]

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Popular Misconceptions of the Product Craft by Sherif Mansour

BY Martin Eriksson on April 26, 2019

In this entertaining and insightful talk from Mind the Product Singapore 2019, Sherif Mansour, Distinguished Product Manager at Atlassian, shares some common misconceptions about the product management craft, how we need to think differently about those issues, and what we should be doing instead. 1. Product Managers Make all the Decisions As product managers it […]

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Turn Your Release Notes Into a Content Marketing Machine

BY Sami Linnanvuo on September 14, 2017

If you’re in a product company the chances are that you’ve developed some process of informing your users about new features. This could be in the form of a blog post or as a notification within the UI. But it doesn’t have to stop there. Spending a bit more effort on the process can help […]

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The Only Product Metric that Matters by Josh Elman

BY Martin Eriksson on August 18, 2017

As product managers we spend a lot of our time thinking about product metrics, and all companies, from startups to corporates, spend a lot of time figuring out whether their metrics are good enough. Are the metrics good enough to raise money, or good enough to keep working on a feature or product, or good […]

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The Move From Product to a Service Mindset

BY Andy Budd on May 26, 2017

In 1999, the economist Joseph Pine wrote a prophetic book which outlined a fundamental change in the way we live our lives. He provided ammunition for an emerging field in digital design, potentially signalling the death of product-centric thinking. Pine saw that it was becoming easier and easier to create products. The barriers, tariffs and specialist […]

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