Changes Coming to Kenn Blanchard’s Podcast and Blog
(Ammoland.com) Rev. Kenn Blanchard hits a milestone as a digital influencer with the 500th episode of his popular podcast, “Black Man With a Gun,” going live on Dec. 9, 2016 on http://blackmanwithagun.com/.
Averaging 2,500 downloads a week, the weekly podcast is personal, entertaining and informative – with news and stories, and personal views about what is trending in the gun world.
With more than 1.5 million downloads to date, Blanchard has interviewed notable celebrities in the gun community, including the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre, R. Lee Ermy, Colion Noir, Mas Ayoob, Julie Goleb, Kim Rhode, and actors such as Tim Able and Ernie Hudson. As a podcaster and speaker, Blanchard is often called to present to the new media nationally, introducing new audiences to the gun community.
Blanchard – who describes himself as an urban gun rights activist, writer, professional speaker and outdoorsman – created the “Black Man With A Gun” website in 1999.
To promote his first book, also titled “Black Man With A Gun.” He believed that podcasting would be the best way, in 2007, to connect with the growing number of people he met while testifying on the behalf of concealed carry in the states of Virginia, Texas, Michigan, South Carolina, Maryland and Wisconsin.
In 2017, Blanchard plans to grow not only his podcast, which keeps trending upward, but also his blog, “Black Man With A Gun,” which recently underwent a major redesign. He is joined by a noteworthy team of contributors on the site for training tips, product reviews and commentary.
Blanchard is opening the door for sponsorship of his podcast. A gifted storyteller, Blanchard continues to use technology to put brands into the earbuds and onto the eyes of a growing population that is listening to podcasts.