GET REAL Marketing for Manufacturers with MFG Out Loud

Guess what? There is a new Sheriff in town amongst the world of podcasts for manufacturers. MFG Out Loud! 

Actually, I should say, sheriffs. Allison DeFord and Ray Ziganto are the Hosts with the Mosts! 

This outstanding podcast targets those of us who simply cannot get enough info about manufacturing. 

In particular, marketing for manufacturers

The podcast that tees up courageous sales and marketing conversations for today’s manufacturers who want to GET REAL — expertise, exchange, and exposure in just 30 minutes a week.
Click here to go to MFG Out Loud. 

You can also click on these links to listen: 




Hosted by Ray Ziganto (Manufacturing Unicorn at Linara International) and Allison DeFord (Trailblazer at Felt Marketing).

So, what do you get when you combine a Unicorn with a Trailblazer?

The chemistry between Ray and Allison is PURE GOLD. 

With vast experience as well as an unapologetic passion for helping manufacturers, these kindred spirits deliver a “tell it like it is” approach. 

Let’s learn a little bit more about these dynamic hosts. 

Allison DeFord (aka, the MFG Out Loud Trailblazer) 

MFG Out Loud, GET REAL Marketing for Manufacturers with MFG Out Loud

Founder and Trailblazer, Felt Marketing

Allison and her award-winning team at Felt Marketing are on a mission to strengthen the heart and soul of manufacturing for generations. Helping legacy brands modernize in a digital world and profit for nearly 30 years.

She uses her platform to amplify the voice of women in manufacturing as well as breaking down stereotypes and inspiring future generations.

Fueled by Starbucks, she never settles for lukewarm and admittedly geeks out over gears, tools, wood, as well as really nice pens.

Click here to connect with Allison on LinkedIn.

Ray Ziganto (aka, the MFG Out Loud Unicorn)

MFG Out Loud, GET REAL Marketing for Manufacturers with MFG Out Loud

Founder and President, Linara International

Dubbed the ‘Unicorn,’ Ray has worked on both sides of the manufacturing fence for more than 30-years. As a former CEO he also knows first-hand what it takes to run a successful organization. In addition, as a consultant to countless small to mid-sized manufacturers he understands the limitations and barriers to change and growth.

As the President of Linara International, he helps manufacturers as well as tech innovators compete globally by anticipating and managing the organizational change associated with technology innovation.

Where others see chaos, Ray sees opportunity.

Click here to connect with Ray on LinkedIn 

Killer Episodes at MFG Out Loud 


On episode #14, the one & only Ben Baker discusses “Leading Your Team in the New Normal” as well as avoiding silos with this fantastic episode:


Also, our dear friend Damon Pistulka from Exit Your Way discusses powerful results with drastically cutting lead times from 10 weeks down to 2: 


We also ended up on an episode: 

Wrapping It Up 

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