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Product Management vs. Product Marketing in the “Product Supply Chain”

So some of you looking at careers paths may be faced with the question of whether or not you are or want to be a Product Manager or a Product Marketing Manager. You can certainly Google this for an “expert” … Continue reading

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Product Marketing Managers: 4 Tips for Presenting at Sales Meetings

As promised, following up on my last post on tips for product manager presentations at Sales meeting, let’s talk about Product Marketing presentations. From my experience, when Product Marketing talks to sales, it’s usually about one of the following:  introducing … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Marketing Releases Annual Survey Results

So PragmaticMarketing does all product marketing and product management professionals a big favor each year with their annual survey which includes salaries and responsibilities …. …This ends up making people feel pretty good about themselves (I’m paid well against the … Continue reading

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The Need for a Mentor in Product Management or Product Marketing

Wow. I know.  Long time no post.  But hey, everyone has to take a vacation, right? Well, here we are, back at it.  And speaking of vacations, my boss got me the Seth Godin action figure above on one of … Continue reading

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Presentation skills training – what it’s like – why you need it.

So PowerPoint is not evil after all (used correctly). But that’s just a tool.  How about presentation skills?  If you do not think they are CRUCIAL to being a PM Ninja, then you are sadly mistaken. Why?  As Steve Johnson … Continue reading

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Death by PowerPoint – Part 1 – Anatomy of bad presentations

The hilarious video below from comedian Don MacMillan illustrates why most people HATE PowerPoint. Ah.  PowerPoint. Microsoft’s gift – and curse – to the business world.  It’s also my favorite tool of the MS Office “holy trinity” … but only … Continue reading

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One fish… two fish… red fish… blue fish

Engineers or developers looking to become Product Managers or Product Marketing Managers have usually not had much exposure to Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet programs unless they were project or group managers who needed to track costs.  But that is … Continue reading

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