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April Rassa

April Rassa

Product Marketing Consultant, Aventi Group

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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantJanuary 19
Addressed a similar question related to Campaign teams earlier. Please refer to that response.  In short, Product marketing is the vital work of developing a customer lifecycle journey, pricing, sales support materials, analyst relations, and press. Demand generation consumes the outputs from pr...Read More
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantSeptember 30
I think some of the work April Dunford has done in terms of the framework she lays out in her book is super practical and easy to use. There are some good examples you can find here.   I'm a big fan of the Content Marketing Institute and they have some great content around messaging framewo...Read More
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantApril 3
There are probably three major questions to answer when operationalizing a GTM plan: What is the governance? Meaning who is in charge? What is the division of labor? Who holds what decision rights (e.g., decide, influence, escalate)? When do you scale? There are two broad options: launch-and-...Read More
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantSeptember 29
Messaging is the ability to communicate pains and solutions for a specific persona using the written word. PMM writing is unique because it’s all about distilling a message down to it’s essence and packaging words in a way that will be accepted by a specific group of people. A PMM should write wi...Read More
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantSeptember 29
It's key to align around a high-level story that powers success—in sales, marketing, fundraising, product development and recruiting—by getting everyone on the same page about strategy and differentiation. Alignment is difficult. If you can start with your CEO, that is key. Ultimately, your CE...Read More
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantApril 2
Captain obvious here but customers and data. Framing stories and pain points mapped to personas helps, partnering with your Product team so you're locked in the customer journey is also super helpful, so the teams recognize where the shifts muct be made. Customer retention is the holy grail of b...Read More
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantApril 3
When a product is in development you typically will be working on a launch plan in parallel. These elements include: - GTM strategy: product adoption strategy, pricing/packaging, competitive, customer playbook - Internal enablement & comms strategy - Sales enablement/technical enablement ...Read More
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantApril 3
CABs are great. Customer advisory boards have several common objectives in mind, including: - To create champions for the brand - To validate product ideas and guide the product roadmap - To help shape marketing messaging - To gather market intelligence - Understand the buying triggers of the c...Read More
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantSeptember 29
The biggest thing I see when companies develop a product, service or build a brand, is they get stuck on the “what” of the thing. What the product does? What the company does? This thing. And this thing. And this. And that’s great, but the bigger question is why? Savvy consumers/customers look pa...Read More
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April Rassa
April Rassa
Aventi Group Product Marketing ConsultantApril 3
Build strong relationships with your product team. The product plan presents strategic goals and initiatives spanning a long timeframe. The release plan tracks specific phases of work that lead to the deployment of functionality or a major launch. This is usually much shorter than the product pla...Read More
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Credentials & Highlights
Product Marketing Consultant at Aventi Group
Formerly HackerOne, Cohere, Box, Google, Adobe
Top Product Marketing Mentor List
Studied at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Lives In Bay Area, California
Hobbies include road cycling, hiking, traveling
Knows About Influencing the Product Roadmap, Stakeholder Management, Consumer Product Marketing, ...more
Speaks French and Farsi