The Importance of Pricing Goals

Is good Pricing necessarily about “making money”? Not really!And that’s where most Product Monetization exercises fail… lack of 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗚𝗼𝗮𝗹𝘀! Many assume a product must “make money”, but this is not always the case.And by the way, what does “money” mean? revenue? profit? Some examples: Too many teams overlook the importance of defining, sharing, and […]

Are Senior PMs busier than Junior PMs?

Many professionals place great importance on titles, especially when they include terms like “strategic.” However, what is often overlooked is that having a strategy role is about genuinely having a plan and understanding how to align the pieces effectively to maintain control. In my daily interactions, particularly with Product Managers, I’ve noticed a telling difference […]

It’s easy to feel busy

It’s easy to feel busy, and let’s admit it, there’s a certain satisfaction in ticking off a long list of tasks. “Wow, I did so many things today!” 😅 I believe it’s a common misconception that important people should always be busy. In truth, the most impactful individuals aren’t those who are constantly busy; they […]

The worst Pricing Strategies

Salva BocchettiMy name is Salva, I am a Product executive, helping tech companies discover, shape, and sell better Products. My work and writing are mainly about subscription models, product pricing, e-commerce/marketplaces, and creating top product organizations. My superpower is to move between ambiguity (as in creativity, innovation, opportunity, and ‘thinking out of the box’) and structure (as in […]

In pricing, don’t forget to be fair

💵 Pricing fairness and value perception is a topic that too often goes overlooked. While value-based pricing, dynamic pricing, and personalized pricing models are excellent for capturing the full potential value (and willingness to pay) from each customer, they come with a notable risk – the perception of unfairness and a strong backlash to any […]

🗺️Roadmaps Still Shine – Don’t let (fake) agility justifications fool you!

Have you already heard the clumsy excuse  “We don’t have any roadmaps, we’re agile!” 😯 ? Roadmaps are great companions for agility. Learn how to answer those who would like you to believe the opposite, or disguise a lack of planning as agility. ⛔ Beware – controversial thoughts below this line. Read at your own […]

Who owns pricing?

Diving into an intriguing old McKinsey report on pricing ownership within organizations https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/pdf/2016/06/unlocking-the-potential-of-pricing.pdf I couldn’t help but raise an eyebrow at some “notable missing” pieces in the puzzle 😯 . Back in 2016, the spotlight didn’t even touch the product realm! The debate was mainly between Marketing or Sales. That’s all! How have things changed since? Shall […]

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