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Product Marketing Consultants
and Contractors

Hire a Product Marketing Consultant or Contractor to Accelerate Your Product’s Success

What Product Marketing Consultants Can Do For You

A Product Marketing consultant or contractor can help your company build revenue momentum and buzz in the marketplace. Product Marketing consultants can do short or long-term projects such as strategy, pricing, competitive analysis or white papers. Product Marketing contractors can come in and act as an interim employee, taking the place of staff that are on vacation, sabbaticals or maternity leave, and filling in if you don’t have full-time headcount to hire a permanent employee.

Everyone on our team is hand-picked and has extensive experience (15 to 30 years), so you can rest at ease knowing the work is being done right. To ensure you get the best possible results, our consultants and contractors apply the Optimal Product Process™, a proven process and framework for delivering customer-focused products and marketing them effectively to maximize revenues and profits.

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Develop and launch more successful and profitable products!

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Product Marketing Consulting Projects

A Product Marketing Consultant works on projects that are well-defined by the client up-front and that have very clear deliverables. This might include creating or optimizing your product launch process or evaluating your messaging and brand. Work is done offsite, with occasional visits to the client site if necessary to gather data or present findings and deliverables.

Interim Product Marketing Contractors as Part of Your Team

A Product Marketing Contractor becomes an integral part of your team and performs the day-to-day work necessary to help launch or maximize revenues for your products. Work is often done onsite, though many times they can work remotely.

"280 Group made a huge impact on our Product Management and Product Marketing efforts… we were very impressed by the quality, professionalism and timeliness of their work."
John ButlerSenior Vice President, Tadpole Computer, Inc.
"The 280 Group consultants were very experienced and came in and hit the ground running."
Ram KrishnanSr. VP Marketing, Guardian Edge
"280 Group’s performance on these projects was exceptional… deliverables were high-quality, on schedule, and within budget… very efficient, professional, and a pleasure to work with."
Gary EllisGroup Director, Product Marketing, Netcom
"280 Group delivers excellent business and technical skills… I would highly recommend them for other consulting projects that involve strategic planning and/or Product Marketing and Product Management."
Sharon GrimshawVice President of Marketing, Adobe Systems

Projects and Tasks That a Product Marketing
Consultant Can Perform for Your Company

  • Manage and Execute Product Launches

    Give your product the best possible chance for success when you launch it
    • Write marketing and launch plans
    • Manage press tours
    • Train sales staff and others
    • Create website content and collateral
    • Craft Messaging
    • Manage PR, press and review programs
    • Deliver success stories and customer testimonials
  • Create Product Messaging

    Use compelling messaging to entice customers to purchase your products or services
    • Determine positioning
    • Write features and benefits
    • Create contents for collateral, data sheets, white papers, presentations, reviewer’s guides, etc.
    • Determine your Unique Selling Proposition (USP)
  • Set Pricing

    Have a Product Marketing Contractor strategically set your pricing to maximize profits or market share
    • Determine overall strategy
    • Create pricing matrices and methodologies
    • Determine discount levels and special pricing for education and other markets
  • Create Effective Sales Tools

    Let a Product Marketing Consultant arm your sales team with compelling tools to speed up the sales cycle
    • Write white papers
    • Develop presentations
    • Create content for collateral and websites
    • Deliver scripted and self-running demos
    • Write FAQs
    • Script and manage production of videos
    • Develop lead qualification tools

Hear From Our Customers

Hiring A Consultant

Sarah Gaeta
VP, Business and Product Operations for Tivo

Experience of the 280 Group Team

Aaron Hyde
VP of Product Management for MLS Listings

280 Group Difference

A Proven Process

Our Product Management framework is called the Optimal Product Process™. It is a comprehensive Product Management framework and process that covers everything that a company or team needs to create products that delight customers and maximize revenues and profitability. Designed to be flexible and customizable, it can be used with any development methodology, including Agile and Waterfall/Phase-Gate.

Our Team

Roger Snyder

Roger Snyder

Director of Product Marketing
Roger Snyder, Director of Product Marketing
Roger Snyder is a Principal Consultant and Trainer at 280 Group. He has over 25 years of experience in high technology, first working in development, project management, and business development before finding his true passion – product management. Roger has been leading product management teams for the last 15 years, serving as Sr. Director or Vice President of product management at multiple firms. He was a key contributor to the success and growth of Openwave, increasing revenues in the core infrastructure business to over $100M in 3 years. At Danger, Roger led the product management team to expand the successful…
Pamela Schure - Director of Products and Services

Pam Schure

Director of Products and Services
Pam Schure, Director of Products and Services
Pamela Schure is the Director of Products and Services with 280 group. She is a 25 year product management, product marketing and international business veteran with companies such as Apple, Sun Microsystems and Adaptec. She has worked with many companies, small and large, in diverse industries to determine what the key success factors are. She has deep expertise in how to use Product Management and Product Marketing skills to transform businesses and products. Her goal is to provide the world’s best consulting and training service to our clients. Drawing on her experience with many different types of products at various…
Tom Evans

Tom Evans

Principal Consultant and Trainer
Tom Evans, Principal Consultant and Trainer
Tom Evans is a Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer at 280 Group and is an internationally recognized authority in product management, product marketing, international business, go-to-market strategies, business partnerships and entrepreneurship. In his extensive experience, he has helped start-ups through Fortune 500 companies create and launch winning products and has led business development efforts in the US and global markets. Tom has been responsible for successfully developing and implementing Product Management & Product Marketing methodologies at multiple companies. Tom’s experience covers numerous vertical industries, technologies, and international markets. His industry experience includes complex software solutions for manufacturing, document management, call…
Colleen O'rourke

Colleen O’Rourke

Principal Consultant and Trainer
Colleen O’Rourke, Principal Consultant and Trainer
Colleen O’Rourke is a Principal Consultant and Trainer at 280 Group. She has 20 years of experience in the technology business, working in engineering as well as program and product management in startups to Fortune 500 companies. Colleen’s diverse experience includes complex CAD software platforms, project management SAAS systems, and hardware products and consumables manufactured in the US. From this broad experience, Colleen is able to quickly diagnose product management challenges that companies face, and implement solutions leading to great teams, great products, and revenue growth. Throughout her career Colleen has nurtured a strong belief that powerful leadership is not…
John Bartlett

John Bartlett

Principal Consultant and Trainer
John Bartlett, Principal Consultant and Trainer
John Bartlett is a Senior Principal Consultant and Trainer with 280 Group. With 20 plus years of experience in technology product management and product marketing, he has helped organizations from early-stage startups to the Fortune 500 bring successful products to market. His experience with SaaS, mobile, CRM, social and collaborative products for both enterprise B2B and consumer markets across a broad range of industries helps bring a unique perspective to client engagements. Working in leadership roles in several companies during high-growth phases, John understands that it takes more than a good idea or a large market to make a product…
Leslie Bixel

Leslie Bixel

Principal Consultant and Trainer
Leslie Bixel, Principal Consultant and Trainer
With decades of product management and marketing experience, Leslie Bixel consults to senior management on critical marketing issues. She drives initiatives to address common client challenges such as new product introductions, revenue growth, expansion into new geographic markets, new business creation and innovation, international standards engagements and corporate positioning. A world-class software marketer and proven leader of business innovation and expansion, as the Director of Business Development for Adobe’s Advanced Technology Labs, Leslie took on the grand challenge of creating an evergreen pipeline of viable new products to drive revenue growth for Adobe. In 2000, Leslie founded Adobe's "IdeaStudio," a…
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