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The Product Group September 2011

  • Sep 1, 2011 · 7:00 PM
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Share, learn and network with fellow Product Managers at The Product Group.

Some topics to expect...
- Describing Product (Tech, Biz, and more)
- and more...

Featured Product: Paperless Post

From Itai Ram, Paperless Post's Product Person... 
"I am the Director of Mobile Products at Paperless Post (www.paperlesspost.com). Paperless Post provides an ad-free service that allows users to send paperless stationary online. We provide a robust card design platform with a comprehensive host/sender side event management system. We have recently started to build our mobile team with the vision of offering our users design and event management access while on the go. At Paperless Post, we strive to provide a simple and elegant user interface and functionality, and we are extremely passionate about providing a great experience to our users."

Hope to see you there!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    My pleasure, thinking about other folks' problems/issues/questions, helps me get another perspective on how I should be looking at my own.

    September 7, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks, Jody, appreciate your thoughts about this matter. I completely agree with your point of view, and think that this approach, coupled with the assumption that iphone and ipad users would use our product differently, makes me believe that the we should do all we can to launch our iPhone app first, then later introduce the iPad version.

    September 6, 2011

  • Chris S.

    Good session. Great discussion of writing specs. Interesting discussion of the mobile version of the high-end event service.

    September 5, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Finally go my thoughts clear about your ipad/iphone launch question.

    You don't do marketing, and due to the nature of your business, I don't think concern over how and when to launch should be a worry for you. Even if you guys get mentioned in TechCrunch, is that really going to increase business, significantly?
    What's been working for you is to make your users happy and they will spread the love. Get what ever app out that will make the most senders happy as soon as you can.

    September 4, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    good stuff as always.

    September 4, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm a big advocate of pragmatic marketing. In fact I tend to write about it occasionally in this blog http://liquidfare.com/blog/ I'd love the group's feedback. Best, Jon

    September 2, 2011

  • Raul A.

    It was a really interesting discussion--it is very obvious that the attendees and host are talented individuals and can provide valuable insight.

    September 2, 2011

  • Marina V

    As a follow up to yesterday's discussion of Paperless Post's challenges. In the situation of difficulty of prioritization between various projects (something Itai brought up) I found the Pragmatic Marketing Tech Product Assessment grid very helpful. It also can be helpful in the go to market decisions. There is a webinar on PragmaticMarketing.com on this process. I will be happy to share how to apply it in PP's situation.

    September 2, 2011

  • Koping

    Great place to meet fellow product people. Really enjoyed the discussions.

    September 2, 2011

  • Marina V

    This was a good meetup particularly due to an interesting product and its challenges. I wish we spent more time brainstorming for the Paperless Post than on the specks and introductions.

    September 2, 2011

  • Supriya B.

    Hi guys,

    I attended last time and loved it. Just to bring to your attention there is a New York product camp on sept 17th. You can register to attend this camp or also register to speak at the event.

    Cheers,
    Supriya

    September 1, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi everyone,

    I am excited to meet all of you this week and chat about Paperless Post. In the meantime, I wanted to share with you an example of our product, which includes two new features:

    - Shareable cards: a card that can be shared (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and collect RSVPs
    - Eventbrite: we recently launched a partnership with Eventbrite, which allows users to link Eventbrite tickets to Paperless Post cards, and vice versa

    Sample card: http://paperless.ly/oo6anV

    See you soon. Itai

    2 · August 29, 2011

  • Jeremy H.

    2 hours

    August 29, 2011

  • Yair

    How long do these meetups generally last? I'm trying to figure out transportation options.

    August 29, 2011

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