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Crayon Competitive Intelligence Blog

How Product Marketers can Adapt to a Rapidly-Changing Market

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Ben Cope on Fri, May 29, 2020

Product marketers have a lot on their plates during a period of normalcy. During an atypical time when markets are in constant flux, and competitive pivots are just as swift, those plates are filled further. As the reconcilers of go-to-market and product strategies, formulating responses to market and competitive developments can feel overwhelming. Product development pivots, new marketing/PR campaigns, fresh sales strategies, messaging shifts - the possible responses to this market are...

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7 Signs You Need a Messaging Refresh

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Lauren Kersanske on Thu, May 21, 2020

Messaging is a core part of your company’s DNA. It’s not simply a list of the 3-5 features that make your product great—it’s the story that communicates the value you provide to customers day in and...

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How to Prioritize the Never-Ending List of Product Marketing Initiatives

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Ellie Mirman on Tue, May 19, 2020

Product marketing job descriptions can vary significantly from one company to the next… and sometimes even seem like they vary from one day to the next. That’s because product marketers wear many...

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Product Marketers: The Subject Matter Experts

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Ben Cope on Fri, May 8, 2020

Product marketing is a uniquely diverse function, and as such, product marketers tend to come from varying backgrounds and possess differing strengths. Some product marketers are master storytellers....

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Art of the Pivot: How to Find your Perfect Product Market Fit

Guest Blogger on Tue, Apr 28, 2020

The following post was written by Jake Godgart, Product Marketing Manager at Rapid7. He’s helped lead go-to-market efforts, launched industry-leading products across multiple verticals, and partnered...

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10 Online Events & Resources for Product Marketing & Competitive Intelligence Pros

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Ellie Mirman on Tue, Apr 14, 2020

The entire tech world, and many other industries, are suddenly grounded at home, working remotely. Events have been postponed or canceled, but we’re all still hungry to learn and develop. On top of...

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9 B2C Product Marketing Metrics from Marketing Leaders

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Emily Dumas on Thu, Apr 9, 2020

Measuring the impact of product marketing is an ongoing process for many organizations. Some product marketers have found it hard to quantify their efforts and tie it to business impact. The truth...

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How to Balance Customer & Competitor Centric Messaging

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Ben Cope on Fri, Apr 3, 2020

Formulating messaging that resonates with your target market is a challenging endeavor. Strong messaging needs to concisely demonstrate differentiated value that addresses the unique goals and...

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4 Components of the Product Marketing Loop

Guest Blogger on Tue, Mar 31, 2020

The following article was written by Anand Patel. Anand Patel has played the role of both a product marketer and product manager in the fintech and software space, and currently is a Sr. Product...

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Eight Key Product Marketing Interview Questions

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Ben Cope on Tue, Mar 10, 2020

The hiring process for product marketing roles is unusually difficult compared to most other roles. Product marketers have a substantial breadth of responsibility and level of cross-functional...

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