How To Succeed In Product Management | Jeffrey Shulman, Red Russak & Soumeya Benghanem
How To Succeed In Product Management | Jeffrey Shulman, Red Russak & Soumeya Benghanem
Jeff Shulman, Red Russak & Soumeya Benghanem
26: The Relationship Between PMs and Sales and Marketing
59 minutes Posted Nov 17, 2021 at 4:00 am.
Intro
How product managers and executives interface with sales and marketing organizations within the company
Becoming part of the sale force and being customer centric
Embedding conversations into the product development process
Having an established sales motion
The difference between B2B and B2C
Balance between doing sales and product market fit
The responsibilities of a product marketing manager
PMs collaborating with the marketing counterparts
How often is the core team talking about customer data?
Accept and look at all internal data
Hire the people with the right skillset
Take full advantage of building relationships with marketing and sales
Continue conversations with sales people
Sales and product should be hanging out often
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In this episode of the How to Succeed in Product Management Podcast, marketing professor Jeff Shulman and The Product Management Center advisory board members Red Russak and Soumeya Benghanem welcome Ted Dworkin (Sonos) to talk about strengthening the relationships between the PM and the sales and marketing team. PMs are dependent on the collection of data to be able to develop and improve a product, while sales and marketing has direct contact with customers and what they truly need. Therefore, the collaboration between these organizations is crucial to the overall success of any product or service.
 
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