Finest-5 Product reads #23
UX for action, Tech for PM and other articles..
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I was proud when I had delivered on PMF and found it with my product hitting 0 to 1000 requests per month. But finding a PMF in an established organisation where you can cross-sell is much less a challenge to define a product at a startup. I am excited to discuss my PMF product experience. If you are interested, let’s talk.
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I believe a lot of products’ success depends on UX and guiding the user in the right direction. So, they are neither confused nor lose a lot of value. In the economy of attention, showing the value in minimal steps is very critical. Continue reading..
Good UX doesn’t just point users in the right direction—it motivates them to take the actions they need to get the most out of your product.
Just because your product seems simple and intuitive to you doesn’t mean your users will see it that way.
In referral, you’re asking users to go beyond spending money on your product to actually putting their own personal “brand” on the line for yours.
Non-technical PMs are always curious about what in tech they need to know. Sometimes, limited knowledge of tech makes them feel not in control. Here is a good list of what, why and from where you can get that basic knowledge of Tech. Must read!! Continue reading..
Choices of programming languages, frameworks, and infrastructure all come with important trade-offs.
Great products have great copy, and you shouldn’t have to rely on your engineers to fix typos.
You need a basic understanding of how apps, data, and infrastructure work.
Adoption, though looks very simple on the first go, is a tricky business if not served with attention. People want to experience the product, but to adopt one is a tough sell. Thus, users exploring a product and adopting it is not one thing. Continue reading..
There are 5 adopter groups, each have their own level of resistance to new innovations and adopt a product at different points of its lifecycle.
A consumer will only adopt a product if it can seamlessly integrate into their lives.
Product managers will want to find a way for consumers to try their product limitedly to encourage trialability.
The amount of management in a product person’s life is almost endless. If only we can use a few great tools to make things a little simpler, it is a gift. The set of tools shared is good to explore and I wish you to adopt at least a couple of them. Continue reading..
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PMF is hitting me nowadays- left, right and center. It’s saddening to know how we make some of the most basic mistakes while trying to be right on complex ones. We all make a lot of assumptions that we do not realise are very harmful. Explore a few of them here. Continue reading..
When you are trying a bunch of things every week to move a metric, you are totally immersed; you have better insights, and multiple failed experiments can point you in the right direction.
User behavior is far too complex to develop a good gut instinct, even if you have been working with those users in other contexts for years.
Many of the mistakes are laziness rather than lack of information.
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