What are the best email newsletters for product managers?

by Mike Fishbein
August 14, 2015

The rapidly evolving field of product management requires its practitioners to take continuing education seriously. We’ve written before about books, conferences, jargon, guides, and trends for product teams looking to stay ahead of the curve. But if a weekly cadence for learning is your thing, then you’ll want to subscribe to these newsletters that rain expert resources on your inbox frequently.

Product Management Insider

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Every two weeks, Nis Frome and the Alpha team review hundreds of articles and research studies within product management and hand-select the best. Join the 5,000 product managers who subscribe to Product Management Insider.

Prioritised

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Every week, the team from Mind The Product sends a hand-curated newsletter called Prioritised with the top articles from around the web, as well as product jobs and upcoming events.

Bringing the Donuts

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Ken Norton’s weekly newsletter, Bringing the Donuts, is about startups and product management. It includes a great mix from his conference talks and perspectives from Google Ventures.

Product Psychology

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Produced by Nir Eyal, Author of Hooked: How to Build Habit Forming Products, Product Psychology is an email course covering all things user behavior. Lessons include designing with the heart in mind, writing copy for your reader’s brain, and developing user empathy. Instructors include Josh Elman, Partner at Greylock Partners and Ryan Hoover, Founder of Product Hunt.

Hack Design

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Hack Design provides design lesson to your email inbox each week, hand crafted by a design pro.

UX Design Weekly

Curated by Kenny Chen, UX Design Weekly provides “a hand picked list of the best user experience design links every Friday.” Emails include the best articles, resources, and tools, and a peak into the portfolios of top UX designers.

UX Booth

UX Booth sends you one email a week, with a wrap up of new articles and the best finds from across the web. Goodies for signing up include 25% off any printed Smashing Book and 3 free months of InVisionApp’s Starter Plan.

Product Design Weekly

Curated by the design team at Atomic, Product Design Weekly features digital product design news, articles, showcases and resources, delivered straight to your inbox once a week.

280 Group’s Optimal Product Management Blog

280 Group offers a fantastic and highly actionable blog and newsletter that more than 50k product managers depend on.

Intercom Newsletter

Intercom shares articles on customer success, design, engineering, and product strategy. 23,000 people from companies like Google, Twitter, and Spotify receive their emails every week.

User Onboarding

User Onboarding shares lessons from how popular web apps do user onboarding by “tearing down” popular products such as Eventbrite and Apple Music.

Product Manager HQ

Curated by Kevin Lee, Product Manager HQ aims to “help you learn how to break into product management as well as help current product managers excel on the job.” Emails include the best articles from the previous week and a look at upcoming events.

The UX Notebook

Curated by Sarah Doody, the UX Notebook is a weekly newsletter delivered each Friday. From the author: “The newsletter covers things I find interesting in user experience and product development, interesting products I’ve discovered, user experience research and case studies, new posts from my blog. The goal of the newsletter is to help you learn more about UX and trigger discussions about what you and your team can to do create an even better product.”

All about digital product management

Curated by by Paul J, All about digital product management This newsletter provides “a weekly roundup of the best digital Product Management content.” The most recent edition contained several highly tactical and “inside baseball” posts written by product managers.

Product Buff

From idea validation to achieving product market fit, Product Buff has got you covered with its weekly edition.

Mike Fishbein

Mike is the Host and Producer of This is Product Management, Alpha’s podcast, and the Editor of Product Management Insider, Alpha’s Medium publication.