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Marisa Currie-Rose

Marisa Currie-Rose

Director of Product Marketing, Shopify

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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingJanuary 27
Growth Product Marketing focuses on driving feature adoption, activation and retention while Product Marketing is focused on the initial product launch and go-to-market moment. The primary goal of Growth Product Marketing is to help customers achieve the "realized value" of the product and mai......Read More
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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingOctober 13
I think about Go-To-Market plans being comprised of the following work: * Understanding the product and its value proposition * Gather feedback from current and potential customers * Understanding the competitive landscape * Identifying the total addressable market (TAM) * Setting objec......Read More
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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingJanuary 27
Some of the things I think about for boosting product adoption include: 1. In-product notifications and promotions, starting first with onboarding and milestone-related campaigns 2. Product and feature Cross-Sell and Upsell 3. Co-marketing and partnership opportunities 4. Email drip camp......Read More
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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingJanuary 27
When working on a product, the goal is that we are focusing on a problem that our merchants want us to solve. If we are doing that, there is already a natural interest in the product, which leads to acquisition. The audience that is organically interested in our product is likely to be the most h......Read More
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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingJanuary 27
Both Product Marketing and Growth Product Marketing should focus on quantitative impact. Both roles should focus on and track revenue, customer acquisition, and retention, including both lapsed customers (those who are still technically using the platform or service but haven't engaged in a ce......Read More
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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingJanuary 27
Product Marketing teams need Growth Product Marketing Managers. This close relationship is especially important when the initial product launch and go-to-market moment is done and the focus shifts to growing usage of and engagement with the product. Product Marketing Managers often refocus on ......Read More
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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingOctober 13
Before we start working on a Go-To-Market strategy, we work with cross-functional teams to align on the value props and priority level of the launch. For example, a P0 launch gets a different strategy than a P2 launch. To communicate this clearly and concisely, you can do the following: * Creat......Read More
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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingOctober 13
In order to identify ideal customer profiles as part of your GTM strategy you should do the following in the early stages of the GTM planning: 1. Conduct market research. You can do this through surveys, interviews, focus groups, and other methods. 2. Dig into your existing customer bas......Read More
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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingOctober 13
Core documents will vary at each company, but I think there are some common ones to consider:  * Market research/Competitive analysis: Helps you understand your total addressable market, competition, and whether your product fits the market. * Positioning document: Define your total addres......Read More
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Marisa Currie-Rose
Marisa Currie-Rose
Shopify Director of Product MarketingOctober 13
The most important thing you can do before you prepare your Go-To-Market materials is to rate your launch as a P0, P1, or P2. Not all launches are created equal, and the materials will contain different information depending on the priority level. * A P0 launch is a new product launch that is c......Read More
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Director of Product Marketing at Shopify
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Knows About SMB Product Marketing, Growth Product Marketing, Go-To-Market Strategy