Product Management

Thoughts, musings, reflections on product management.


Stop Making Users Explore

User Don’t Care About Your Product 


Often, entrepreneurs ask me something to the effect of, “What’s the best way to let new users explore…


Other forms of Anonymous Content

Anonymity is on the rise —why not other forms of media?


Although anonymous content isn’t a new thing on the internets (at all


Hiring a great product leader


“I’m not a product guy, and I know it. How do I hire for a skill that I don’t understand fully?”

User Communities for Web Apps: 15 Amazing Examples

How to Build User Communities for Curation, Sharing and Helping


Engagement: The leading indicator of product-market fit

What is it? How to measure it? How to drive it?


We Don’t Sell Saddles Here


The memo below was sent to the team at Tiny Speck, the makers of Slack, on July 31st, 2013. It had been a little under seven months since development began and was two weeks before the launch of Slack’s ‘Preview Release’. It is presented verbatim, as written (including original pull-quotes), with two…

Social Screenshot Sharing: the Next Logical Step. Who’s in?

It’s time to make social media more visual and fun.


Has A/B Testing gone too far? 

Is disadvantaging people a necessary side-effect of making more data-driven decisions? 


Dropping Dead Rats

How to take away product features


I stumbled into a conversation between two developers about getting rid of existing product features and how to…


Backdoor vs. Frontdoor Products

On content platforms that have successfully become destinations for content consumption


We have millions of people go to our front page and tens of millions of people go to our “B” pages — Jonah Peretti, Buzzfeed CEO

Typically, as online content platforms scale they’re heavily…


You’ll Never Believe What Medium’s Data Says

You actually would, I just thought the Upworthy-esque title would be ironic.


The more time I’ve spent reading + writing on Medium, the more I’ve developed an opinion on what Medium’s current product is and is not. To me, Medium is a place that feels fitting to be a home for reflective, analytical, thoughtful…


The Startup Product Manager’s Toolkit 

Top services and tools improving the lives of startup PM’s (Asana, Looker, Supermetrics), and musings on what the future holds


First Impressions and New User Experience

4 Golden Rules of User Retention


Based on my experience working on product over the last 4 years, I’ve learnt that new…


How to work with mentors and advisors

Musings of a Product Guy


One of the things I love doing is mentoring and advising startups. Mentoring at 500 Startups and…


How to be an effective Product Manager

Musings of a Product Guy


There are many great posts out there on traits of a good Product Manager - understanding the…


Phone and tablet — two different animals

Musings of a Product Guy


While the use of smartphones has grown extremely fast, the use of tablets has grown even faster


Inspire and curate

Musings of a Product Guy


In the media, product people are glorified for coming up with amazing products - Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, etc. And this…


I sneezed on the beat and the beat got sicker 

Everything I know about launching a product I learned from Beyoncé


Mobile strategy and fear of the dark

Mobile feedback from the trenches


Fear

On my latest travels I’ve been discussing with a lot of customers…


Why I’m Joining AnyPerk

And why I think you’ll want to as well.


Tomorrow, I start work as Head of Product at AnyPerk. This blog dissects my decision making process…


Learning Notes about Mobile Internet in China, Serial 2

向互联网大佬学习移动互联网


Serial 1是Tony Ma关于互联网未来的7个发展趋势。

Serial 2仍然是Tony Ma,不过这次是移动互联网。


Learning Notes about Mobile Internet in China, Serial 1

看中国大佬对移动互联网的认识


移动互联网的大潮已经来临,但在象牙塔中的我对这种社会趋势去认知甚少。最近在补课,补课的最好材料莫过于那些互联网公司的大佬对移动互联网的认识。

特从网上收集各互联网大佬对于移动互联网的认识。

第一篇 马化腾关于互联网的七个路标演讲

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