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5 Examples of Great Product Launches

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Emily Dumas on Wed, Sep 4, 2019

When it comes to launching a new product, sales and marketing for that product can be extensive. Not to mention, you have to worry about the new product launch being a flop, as many do. But what if you can look at brands that nailed it in the product launch arena? Would you be more confident about introducing your new product to the world then? Let's find out.

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Tips for Executing Your First Product Launch: PMM Leaders Weigh In

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Today’s the day - you’re planning your first product launch! So, where do you start? There are many variables required for product launch success. There are important steps pre, during, and...

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The Secret to Product Launch Success: 12 KPIs You Should Be Tracking

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Ellie Mirman on Thu, Aug 29, 2019

According to Harvard Business School, of the approximately 30,000 new products launched each year, about 95% fail. Of course, the product failure rate varies from one industry to another—for example,

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The Role of Market Research in Your Product Strategy

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Emily Dumas on Tue, Aug 27, 2019

Market research involves a process of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data about a target market. This market may include consumers, products, competitors, or an industry at large. The reason...

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Messaging vs. Positioning: Defining These Go-to-Market Staples

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Aug 16, 2019

If you have ever found yourself instantly drawn to a particular product, it is probably due to a highly effective campaign from the company’s marketing team. That campaign began with an internal...

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10 Tips For Nailing Your Product Launch

Guest Blogger on Thu, Aug 8, 2019

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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3 Lessons from Product Marketing Experts That Will Take Your Career to the Next Level

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Lauren Kersanske on Tue, Aug 6, 2019

Career advice - some of it’s good, most of it’s bad, and yet we all seek it. We spoke with some of the best product marketers about their careers as part of our spotlight series, and here are some of...

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Three Strategies for Product Marketers to Gain Influence Within Their Organization

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Ellie Mirman on Wed, Jul 31, 2019

Product marketers sit at the intersection of every team in the organization - between Marketing, Product, Sales, Services, and Executive Leadership. They affect, and are affected by, every area of...

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Innovation-First vs. Market-First Companies: How to Find the Balance in your Go-to-Market Strategy

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Tom Heys on Fri, Jun 28, 2019

You hear statements like “We don’t have any competitors” or “I never think about the competition” so often from so many business leaders that they’ve become cliche. Ignoring any ulterior motives...

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How to Read Between the Lines of Your Competitor’s Website Update

Guest Blogger on Fri, Jun 21, 2019

The following post was written by Brittany Sudlow, Product Marketing Manager at Jumpshot. She specializes in positioning and messaging for go-to-market launches of new products and features. With a...

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