The Kula Ring

A podcast for manufacturing marketers

The Kula Ring is a podcast made for manufacturing marketers by manufacturing marketers. Conversations with top manufacturing executives from across North America which focus on marketing, sales, and business development uncover actionable advice for listeners while painting a forward-looking view of the industry as it undergoes rapid digital transformation. Hosted by Carman Pirie and Jeff White, The Kula Ring is essential listening for manufacturers and distributors who want to grow their digital presence and compete online.

Episode 11

Content and Community for Manufacturing Marketers

Featuring: Nick Goellner

In this episode of The Kula Ring, Jeff and Carman talk with Nick Goellner, Marketing Director of Advanced Machine & Engineering and Partner and Managing Director of MakingChips podcast. Nick shares his experience selling modern marketing techniques to a third generation manufacturing business, how authenticity (or the lack thereof) contributes to the success of content marketing, and how manufacturers can benefit from offering unique kinds of content.

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Episode 9

Driving Results: Practical Lessons For Mid-Sized Manufacturing Marketers

Featuring: Scott Holstein

In this episode of The Kula Ring, Jeff and Carman talk with Scott Holstein of Computrols, a New Orleans-Based hardware manufacturer and software company. They discuss how to drive results by aligning the sales and marketing teams, the value of social selling, the challenges of marketing two different business units, and what it takes to go up against goliath competitors.

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Episode 7

5 Steps to Successfully Protect Your Brand Through Online Seller Enforcement

Featuring: Daren Garcia

In this episode of The Kula Ring, Jeff and Carman get some valuable strategic advice on brand protection through online seller enforcement with topic expert Daren Garcia, managing partner of the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease law firm. During the podcast, Daren walks listeners through five steps to successfully grow your B2B brand in a protected way in ecommerce and online marketplaces.

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Episode 4

Business Professionals Are Human, Too—The Best Way to Engage B2B Prospects Online

Featuring: Ross Simmonds

In this episode of The Kula Ring, Jeff and Carman chat with Ross Simmonds, Digital Marketer, Speaker, and Entrepreneur who specializes in B2B. They discuss B2B topics including the heartbeat of SEO, the viability of Facebook for B2B, and the threat of Amazon. They also talk about how providing value is key to engaging your B2B prospects online, no matter what the platform.

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