Platform and Solutions Product Marketing

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Jekia Ford
Jekia Ford
isolved Product Marketing ManagerFebruary 21
I was actually looking at the same thing and wondering myself. I've been in product marketing for 4 years. Completely self-taught and winging it. I'm hoping some seasoned PMMs answer this question very soon. Have you looked into Product Marketing Alliance? I haven't done their certificate program......Read More
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Jeffrey Vocell
Jeffrey Vocell
Panorama Education Head of Product MarketingDecember 11
Great question. This gets at the heart of managing others, while also is central to our role as product marketers. As a manager, it's your responsibility to ensure that the right milestones are being hit which means that was the right process followed for creating messaging? Did that product ma......Read More
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What are key certifications or courses to become a product marketing manager?
I'm a digital marketing specialist looking to transition to product marketing
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Shuchi Mehta
Shuchi Mehta
Growth Propeller Sr. Product Marketing Manager and ConsultantFebruary 20
I am aware of just a few 1. Pragmatic institute - I took it. However, I found that to be specific to B2B enterprise sales. 2. 280 Group: I recently found out about this institute, I am looking to connect with someone who has been to this program. 3. AIPMM: Seems to offer courses similar to Pra......Read More
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Christy Roach
Christy Roach
AssemblyAI VP of MarketingOctober 9
Everyone’s definition of soft and hard skills differs, but here are the nine skills that I think are the most important for a product marketer to have. I've used these skills as a compass to help me grow in my own career and have turned them into a success guide for my team at Envoy to use: Soft......Read More
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How do you split the PMM function vs general marketing function responsibilities, and how do you better manage this relationship?
Not to create divide or silos, but to be able to handover ownership at a certain stage whilst remaining involved
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantJanuary 20
The key is to clearly define roles and responsibilities within your Marketing organization. For starters, let's start with where Product Marketing fits in. Product Marketing operates at the center of product, marketing, sales, and customer success teams. Under the general marketing umbrella, the......Read More
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Which are the mandatory questions you should ask the company founders when you're empowered to create the Product Marketing function from zero?
I will face this challenge very son and my thoughts are: - which are the company objectives? - which are the marketing and product marketing specific objectives? - the resources in place to achieve the objectives (human, financial, tools) - where is the product on the lifecycle? - top three priorities - how are sales/marketing/product teams organised?
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Alex Chahin
Alex Chahin
Titan VP of MarketingOctober 4
What an exciting opportunity this is for you! I’m thrilled that you’ve earned this chance. When I joined Hims & Hers, I was in this exact position where I got to build out the Product Marketing team from scratch. It was one of the most valuable learning experiences of my career so far. Your li......Read More
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How does your platform and solutions PMMs collaborate with product-focused PMMs?
I'm the first product marketer focused on a specific industry across our entire platform while the majority of the team is focused on specific product(s) and/or sales segment.
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Cheryl Neoh
Cheryl Neoh
Toast Director, Product Marketing - Core product & SMB SegmentsAugust 29
* Regular catch-ups (1-on-1s): These are important opportunities for specific line-of-business (LOB) / product leads to share top priorities & initiatives with those who operate more cross-functionally across PMM, and vice versa. In addition to 1:1s, these can also be in the form of qua......Read More
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Indy Sen
Indy Sen
Canva Ecosystem Marketing LeaderDecember 22
Great question, and always exciting to be at a juncture where you're considering expanding your GTM to address specific verticals and opportunities. Getting a vertical right is not always easy, but when you have the right structure and offerings, the work across other opportunities is very repeat......Read More
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Krithika Muthukumar
Krithika Muthukumar
OpenAI VP of MarketingDecember 20
While you can have really compelling per-product pitches, the real challenge of selling a platform is getting prospects and customers to buy into a vision that unifying their systems is going to be a force multiplier for their company. The value is that 1 + 1 > 2. In selling a platform, it’s impe......Read More
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Diana Smith
Diana Smith
Hashi Senior Director of Product MarketingJuly 17
You nailed why platform products are difficult to message. This is also why I think they are more fun than working on “point solutions.” (Please forgive me for using that heinous jargon.) In the best-case scenario, you can identify an overarching value proposition for using the platform that r......Read More
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