Creating a Marketing Strategy Roadmap

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In this episode of the MakingChips Podcast, hosts Jim, Jason and Nick discuss marketing strategies as well as how to create a roadmap to steer your marketing goals in the right direction, as well as how to pivot with changes.

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Setting the Definition of Done

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In the latest episode of the MakingChips Podcast, Nick explains how he accomplishes his marketing goals by setting a "definition of done," and how that keeps his agile team on track and autonomous until project completions.

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Updating Your Production Business Model

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In the newest episode of the MakingChips podcast, the hosts discuss the changes in their production business models over the years, what problems they solved, and how they were able to change with the times for the better.

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Choosing the Best Tooling For Your Production Job

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In the latest episode of the MakingChips podcast, Jim, Jason, and Nick discuss the how to accommodate and properly utilize new tooling in your shop, as well as considering types of tooling before and during the quoting process.

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LinkedIn Sales Strategy

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In the latest episode of the MakingChips podcast, the hosts and Motor City Spindle Repair owner Ted Ladzinski discuss how they use LinkedIn as a sales strategy to target potential customers.

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Using Social Media to Generate Sales

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In the latest episode of the MakingChips podcast, Motor City Spindle Repair Owner Ted Ladzinski explains how he uses his company's social media presence to help generate leads, and in turn, sales.

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Making Manufacturing Education More Accessible

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In this episode of the MakingChips podcast, the hosts and guest Andrew Crowe discuss how to make manufacturing education more accessible to communities that aren't aware of the opportunities available in the manufacturing industry.

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Promoting Diversity in Manufacturing

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In this clip from the latest MakingChips podcast, the hosts, along with guest Andrew Crowe, Ranken Technical College Instructor and Senior Machinist at Seiler, discuss how to change the manufacturing landscape to be more diverse and welcoming more

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Inspiring the Next Generation of Manufacturers

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In this clip, MakingChips guest Andrew Crowe explains his programs at Rankin Technical College, which create awareness of opportunities in the manufacturing industry, as well as address the problems in the manufacturing skills gap.

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Why We Attend Trade Shows

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In the latest MakingChips podcast, the team discusses the main reasons for attending manufacturing trade shows, and how manufacturing leaders can consider alternatives in this year without trade shows due to COVID-19.

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Alternatives to Trade Shows

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In the latest episode of the MakingChips podcast, the team discusses the year without trade shows due to COVID-19, and what alternatives there are to allow businesses to showcase their new products to customers.

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What is EOS?

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In this episode of the MakingChips podcast, the hosts discuss EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, and how it can it can be utilized to improve the workflow of your business.

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The Purpose of L10 Meetings

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In this episode of the MakingChips podcast, the hosts explain the purpose of Level 10 Meetings, part of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS), and how that can help improve the productivity of meetings.

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The L10 Issues List

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In this clip from their latest episode, the MakingChips hosts discuss a major part of the L10 Meeting: The Issues List. Utilizing this, you can identify road blocks, address problems, and create plans to solve said issues.

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Success With EOS

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In this clip from the MakingChips podcast, the hosts explain how they've utilized the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) in their businesses, and how it has led to success.

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L10 Scorecards and Rock Reviews

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In this clip from the latest MakingChips podcast, the hosts explain other key points of the L10 Meeting, including Scorecards and Rock Reviews.

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How to Start Creating a Brand Book

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In this clip, MakingChips Marketing Agency Director Jessica Peterson explains how even the smallest shops can get started in creating a brand book.

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Creating A Media Kit for Your Business

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MakingChips Marketing Agency Director Jessica Peterson discusses the importance of your business having a media kit, and what is needed to create one.

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Tools for Becoming a Manufacturing Leader

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In the latest episode of the MakingChips podcast, Guest Steve Schubert discusses his experience with formal apprenticeship and gives some thoughts on alternative educational opportunities and what it will take to build future manufacturing leaders.

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Tips for Starting a Manufacturing Career

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In this clip from the MakingChips podcast, guest Steve Schubert provides advice on how small companies can benefit from apprenticeship programs and gives final thoughts on the benefits of a career in manufacturing.

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