We‘re all obsessed with product brands, especially those driven by a vision and purpose. Product: Knowledge explores the art of the product launch, from secret Obsession Branding™ techniques to product positioning, product-market fit and other specialized attributes of product marketing that combine to become the difference between stratospheric success stories and catastrophic product failures. It’s the podcast about creating and marketing SaaS, B2B and consumer products people truly need.
Laurier Mandin is founder and CEO of Graphos Product. As the leader of an international product marketing agency, he flushes out insights and creates a window into the fascinating world of product Go-to-Market strategy and successful product launches.
Cracking the Conversion Code for your Product, with Chris Smith
It can be infuriating when your marketing efforts get zero traction. Wouldn't it be great if you could focus on activities you know will generate results? Chris Smith, cofounder of Curaytor and author of the bestselling (and newly revised edition of) The Conversion Code, shares data-proven ways to attract and convert buyers by making smarter use of tools from text messages to TikTok.
Getting to “Aha!” in Product Validation, with Darshan Mehta
Would you prefer to learn before launch that your new product idea has flaws that will stop customers from buying? Or wait until it's built and much harder to fix? Validation research through focus groups, surveys and polls can deliver insights important enough to change a product's fortunes—IF you ask the right questions and know what to listen for. Darshan Mehta has written a book about capturing insights, and shares what you need to know to get it right.
Pricing a Product for Long-Term Profit, with Dan Balcauski
Nearly all product companies grapple with pricing. What model is the best fit? How do you maximize the market value for a novel product without losing customers when it comes time to pay? Dan Balcauski helps high volume SaaS companies assess pricing practices and optimize pricing and packaging, guiding his clients to make the most impactful pricing decisions and communicate value convincingly to decision makers.
The Secret System Behind the World’s Top Products, with “Brands Don’t Win” Author Stan Bernard
Ever noticed that while most brands battle constantly with competitors for small gains, leaders like Apple, Tesla and Amazon play in an entirely different sphere? Stan Bernard, author of “Brands Don't Win” believes it's because the branding game is a lost cause. In this episode, he tells you how leaders transcend branding by creating a game no one else can win — and how to do it for your own product.
Selling Products After Facebook with Maureen Mwangi
R-RRIP! That was the way we've marketed and sold products for ages, being torn apart. Facebook, Google Ads and other digital ad platforms have been hammered by consumer privacy implementations, making it impossible for many advertisers to sell their products online profitably. Meanwhile, ongoing supply chain issues are making costs and material availability a nightmare. Maureen Mwangi teaches growing product makers to navigate challenges like these profitably, and joins host Laurier Mandin to share advice and insider tips from her work in launching products for the likes of Lays, L'Oréal, Dove and Chobani.
When Your Product Needs a Breakthrough, with Margie Agin
There can be a lot of resistance to the change presented by a new product of any size, but especially for B2B products with long sales cycles and complex adoption curves. Margie Agin, author of “Brand Breakthrough” and chief strategist of Centerboard Marketing, helps product makers to accelerate adoption and achieve breakthroughs by distilling functions down to their core value propositions. If you need an “AHA!” moment for your product, be sure not to miss this episode.
Laurier gives you insight into product marketing in ways other podcasts don't. Love the format and the content. You’re guaranteed to walk away with value bombs.
This podcast is such a great resource for product marketing information and discussion.