2017 Product Management & Marketing Survey Unplugged

February 9, 2017

The tables are turned in this podcast as our host Rebecca Kalogeris becomes the guest and answers all kinds of questions about this year’s survey from Mark Stiving, Pragmatic Marketing instructor and data geek. Take a listen now and be sure to download the full survey report at pragmaticmarketing.com/survey

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You’re Product Strategy

February 2, 2017

At Pragmatic Marketing, we teach the Pragmatic Marketing framework, those 37 key activities needed to build and market winning products. But in this episode, Kirsten Butzow, Pragmatic Marketing instructor extraordinaire, is going to talk through how you can use those same activities and strategies to improve a product closer to home, yourself. So, to find out how to use product management and marketing strategies on your own personal brand and change the trajectory of your career, listen now!

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Building Strategic Product Roadmaps Q&A

January 26, 2017

In December, Jim Semick, founder and chief strategist at ProductPlan, was our guest for a webinar on 5 Ways to Nail Your Strategic Product Roadmap. In this follow up discussion, Jim tackles questions from the over 700 attendees of that webinar on topics ranging from hot to prioritize, share and update your roadmap, to the relationship between your roadmap and your backlog. Listen now and be sure to download their free book on planning and selling your strategy through roadmaps.

Have an idea for a future episode? Send us an email at experts@pragmaticmarketing.com.

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Changing Your Culture with Market Facts

January 19, 2017

At the core of the Pragmatic Marketing philosophy is the importance of market data, of spending time to understand the people in your market and the problems they face. But once you do that, how do you use those facts to create real change in your organization’s culture? That’s the topic of this week’s podcast with instructor extraordinaire, Stacey Weber. Listen now!

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Top 5 Skills of the Awesome Product Marketer

January 12, 2017

Good product marketing people are hard to find. Great ones are rarer still. So what traits separate the good from the great? In this podcast, Andy Reid, product marketing specialist and thought leader, shares the five key skills shared by awesome product marketers. Listen now!

Got an idea for a future episode? Email us at experts@pragmaticmarketing.com

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How You Say It Is Important As What You Say

January 5, 2017

Despite our titles, many of us don’t actually manage any people. But we need to influence a lot. And how well we speak directly affects how well we can influence people. In this podcast, Mark Stiving, proud toastmaster and Pragmatic Marketing instructor, offers some really good, simple tips you can implement to improve your speaking and ultimately your ability to influence the rest of your organization to make the right strategic decisions when it comes to your product. Listen now.

 

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Sales & Marketing: Till Death Do Us Part

December 22, 2016

The alignment between sales and marketing is one of the most critical components of successful revenue growth. But far too often, the relationship more closely resembles Athens and Sparta than a happy marriage. In this podcast, Bertrand Hazard, vice president of marketing for TrustRadius, shares his insights into why alignment is critical, how to tell if you’re out of synch and what you can do to get the relationship back on track and delivering more revenue. Along the way he shares some great tips and case studies. Listen now!

Got an idea for an upcoming podcast? Email us at: experts@pragmaticmarketing.com.

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You Just Finished Training, Now What?

December 15, 2016

Our Pragmatic Marketing training courses are chock full of tips, tools and best practices you can start to implement immediately. It’s actionable and it’s inspiring, but it can also be a little overwhelming deciding where to start. But not anymore. In this podcast, our very own Stacey Weber⎯long time Pragmatic Marketing instructor and practitioner⎯is going to breakdown what you should do first into three simple steps and walk you through how to master each. Don’t wait, listen today and find out how you can jump start your market-driven journey and start having an immediate impact on your product, your company and your career.

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Why Knowing How Much to Charge Isn’t Enough

December 8, 2016

Knowing what your market is willing to pay is only part of the equation; you also have to know how they want to pay (annual fee, subscription, based on usage, etc.) so you can determine how best to package your product. Join Mark Stiving, Pragmatic Marketing instructor and pricing expert, and David Rowley, Chief Revenue Officer from Nalpeiron as they dig into this topic and more on this edition of Pragmatic Live.

Got a topic you want to hear covered in a future episode of Pragmatic Live? Shoot us a note at experts@pragmaticmarketing.com.

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What Bourbon, Gelato and Horse Sex Can Teach Us About Pricing

December 1, 2016

Prices and pricing strategies are everywhere. And sometimes we can learn the most valuable pricing lessons in some of the most interesting places. In this podcast, Mark Stiving, Pragmatic Marketing instructor and pricing expert, tells us some of the strangest examples of pricing he's seen in his travels and how you can apply these same techniques to your own products and companies.

If you've got an example of a strange but true pricing strategy that you've seen, we'd love to hear it. Email us and we may feature it on a future episode of Pragmatic Live. And don't forget to check out Mark's blog for more great pricing tips and information.

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