Shark

This seemed like the summer of the shark.  At least it is for the sharks.  I learned something by studying the shark that is a little different than what we have been talking about lately.  I actually won a small plaque from Inc Magazine for it for Innovative Marketing Ideas. In nature, the big fish, and predators have a symbiotic relationship

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15 – We Talk to Bubba Ray

Fishing On the 15th week of Blanchard Outdoors, Kenn is reeling from all the publicity of being the “pastor of patriots, pistoleros and paladins, aka the Black Man With A Gun. His pro-gun stance over the past two decades as a Christian was remembered by a half a dozen media outlets. Here are a few of the references. But this

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Battle of the Brands

Return of the Black Man With A Gun™ I thought my use of my trademarked alter ego was finished. The Black Man With A Gun™ was born in 1999, after Prince’s “Party.” I use the controversial phrase in hopes to desensitize the fearful that gun ownership for African Americans was not a bad thing. I had hoped that with the

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How To Overcome Your Challenges in the Outdoor Sports Business

Can a person of color succeed in the outdoor industry? The shooting, hunting, fishing and outdoor industry is big. The National Sport Shooting Foundation says that hunting and angling is a seventy-six billion dollar industry. There are an estimated thirty-four million hunters and anglers in America. They spend more than a billion dollars just on licenses, stamps, tags and permits.

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