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Fall is here 🍂 Quest Playground is Live 🎉
More about Product-Led Growth Motion; SF AI x GTM Event; also its Halloween Szn 👻
Welcome back to Quest’s Newsletter where we talk about all things Customer Engagement, Marketing, Growth, and PLG ✨
Hello Questers, Its been a while since we have written to you guys! A lot has changed in that time! We have officially
Quest Playground is Here 🎉
For the past few months, the Quest Labs team has been hard at work building products to help companies improve how they engage and interact with their audience.
We believe that, in times like this, when the market is hard, building stronger adoption and engagement workflows will go a long way to building stronger habit loops with your users and will keep them coming back for more!
But guess what? When our team dug deeper, we uncovered that building these features takes a TON of dev & and design time that could otherwise be used for building more important core features in the product!
To solve this, the Quest Team decided to build a set of super lightweight plug-and-play SDK components that can be leveraged by Product teams to easily ship out Adoption and Engagement features!
Today, we are excited to launch an early preview of that, and we are calling it Quest Playground.
Growth Hack of the Week - Product-Led Growth
Every issue we plan to share a Growth hack we are excited about, this issue it will be sharing more about Product-Led growth aka PLG.
What is PLG Motion?
Product-Led Growth (PLG) is a go-to-market strategy that relies on the product itself as the primary driver of customer acquisition, conversion, and expansion. It's a model that aligns the success of the company with the success of its customers, where the value of the product is the main catalyst for growth.
Here’s how the product-led growth motion operates across different stages of the user journey:
Product Trials and Freemium Models: Prospects can try before they buy or use a free version of the product, experiencing the value first-hand with minimal barriers to entry.
Viral Loops: The product encourages existing users to invite others, often offering incentives for both parties, which creates a self-perpetuating growth cycle.
Self-Serve Onboarding: Users can sign up and start using the product without sales intervention, guided by intuitive design and automated onboarding processes.
In-App Education: Through interactive walkthroughs and tooltips, users learn how to use the product effectively, which also serves as an acquisition tool for new features and modules.
Usage-Based Upselling: As users engage more deeply with the product, they encounter usage thresholds or feature gates that prompt them to move to paid tiers.
Product-Qualified Leads (PQLs): These are users who have shown through their interaction with the product that they’re likely ready for an upgrade, often targeted with personalized offers.
Continuous Value Delivery: PLG focuses on constant updates and improvements, keeping the product fresh and sticky for the current user base.
Community Building: Engaging users within a community to promote stickiness and reduce churn, often facilitated by product integrations and extensions.
Cross-Sell and Up-Sell: The product includes discovery of other products or features within the same ecosystem, allowing users to seamlessly upgrade or expand their usage.
Customer Success: Although customer success teams may not be as front-and-center in a PLG strategy, they play a critical role in guiding users to find more value, thus expanding their use of the product.
Referral Programs: Users become evangelists, bringing in new users through referral incentives.
Case Studies and Testimonials: The product enables easy sharing of success stories, which serves as social proof and fosters further growth.
The PLG motion is not static; it’s an iterative, feedback-driven approach that continually refines the product based on user behavior and feedback. The aim is to create a seamless flow from one stage to the next, using the product’s strengths to lead the growth charge, while minimizing traditional marketing and sales efforts.
San Francisco AI x GTM Event 🌉
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