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Cracking the Product Marketing Code

By : Iman Bayatra, Daniel Kuperman
Book Image

Cracking the Product Marketing Code

By: Iman Bayatra, Daniel Kuperman

Overview of this book

In the ever-evolving product landscape, the significance of building the right product and bringing it effectively to the right market cannot be overstated. With this book, you’ll learn how to bridge the gap between your product and the market to meet customer needs effectively. Equipped with a comprehensive understanding of product marketing and its key functions—inbound and outbound strategies—you’ll discover how these strategies interweave throughout the product launch process and how to effectively leverage them to bring a product to market. This product marketing book will help you master the inbound strategies, influencing product development by conducting market and customer research, analyzing the competitive landscape, identifying customer segments, and building buyer personas to identify gaps and drive product innovation. Next, you’ll get to grips with outbound strategies, the driving force behind product adoption and sustained exponential growth. You’ll create and test messaging and positioning, build the go-to-market (GTM) plan, enable your sales team to maximize effectiveness, and ensure a product-market fit throughout the different stages of the buyer journey with impactful collaboration internally and externally for creating value. By the end of this book, you’ll have transformed into a product marketing expert enhancing product innovation, driving product adoption, and accelerating growth.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
1
Part 1 – Introduction
5
Part 2 – Driving Product Enhancement with Inbound Strategies
10
Part 3 – Outbound: Strategies for Product Adoption and Exponential Growth
14
Part 4 – Impactful Collaboration and Value Creation

Summary

In this chapter, we have explored the significant role that product marketers play in shaping the product roadmap and guiding product directions. Our journey began with a clear definition of what a product roadmap entails. We then dove into the crucial internal and external contributions product marketers make to the roadmap. To effectively influence the product roadmap , we discussed various frameworks and strategies that we, as product marketers, can employ. By applying these strategies, we can effectively collaborate with product managers, taking a systematic and data-driven approach to feature prioritization . This ensures that the product roadmap maximizes its impact and delivers value , ultimately leading to successful product development and customer satisfaction.

In the upcoming chapter, we will take a deep dive into the realm of segmentation and personas, exploring proven methodologies and best practices that will help us leverage customer research to build them...