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Product Management Festival Top Picks #8

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1. How Uber, Airbnb, and Etsy Attracted Their First 1,000 Customers New businesses often struggle finding their first customers. The challenge is even more difficult with startups in the sharing economy that launch as platforms connecting independent service providers with consumers. Check out these lessons to find out how big players did it. 2. The DIY Illusion The DIY…

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Sometimes the biggest challenge is saying “No” – Giovanni Iachello, Head of Data Products at LinkedIn

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Managing a product with 433 million users in over 200 countries is not an easy job. But it’s what 2016 Product Management Festival (PMF) Keynote Giovanni Iachello, Head of International and Data Products at LinkedIn, does every day. Giovanni has a passion for innovating how people live, work and communicate. At PMF this year he…

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Understanding User Retention

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I’ve struggled for years to find the magic bullet that will make retention optimization painless and I’ve come to realise that if you change the way you look at retention, breaking it down into multiple stages, it becomes a much less scary beast. So if you’re ready to turn your scary monster into a cute…

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Life of a Product Manager at Google

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As part of the Product Management team, you bridge technical and business worlds as you design technologies with creative and prolific engineers and then zoom out to lead matrix teams such as Sales, Marketing and Finance, to name a few. You have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that…

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