Brendan and Evan of the Warrior Poet Network stop in. We discuss media trends in the gun business and where people go wrong with media in the firearms business. Such a great conversation with two great media minds representing a forward thinking product. The Warrior Poet Society Network is one of the most progressive agenda's in the firearms business.
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John interviews Evan & Brendan of Warrior Poet Network
John has Brendan and Evan of the WPSN in this show. WPSN is a full streaming service for those interested in self-defense, firearms, masculinity, humor, family, politics, martial arts, knives, fitness, and much more for Guntubers.
John engages Evan and Brendan in an interesting discussion about livestreaming, YouTube censorship, content creation, movie production, Twitch, ammo scarcity, marketing strategies etc.
1:05—John starts the show by thanking the sponsors. He welcomes Brendan and Evan of the WPSN to the show.
2:13—John asks them how they picked up the concept and started WPSN. Evan recalls how he met John Lovell in college. Three years later they meet Brendan. Together decided to create a full streaming service for those interested in self-defense, firearms, masculinity, humor, family, politics, martial arts, knives, fitness, and much more for Guntubers.
4:50—Brendan talks about liking guns but being ashamed at the production level in the gun industry. He feels he can create content for them to showcase themselves better.
6:04—John asks them how they feel about not having any competition in their field. They say they welcome competition. Even though they had provided a platform for Guntubers who had moved away from YouTube due to their censorship, there were no other big players like WPSN.
11:13—They talk about what would make sense for the network, what’s crazy and what fits.
12:34—John talks about the stories of this industry not being told. Evan says it has been fun picking great characters to tell stories.
27:09—They talk about movies, production, and pure form entertainment. With technology improving, there is so much scope to create.
34:00—Brendan asks John what his suggestion would be for the manufacturers on how to do things differently. John stresses on the need to look at the bigger picture and the provision of unique opportunities.
45:00—They talk about how marketing strategies need to change and move away from their archaic methods.
52:16—John talks about the Twitch market. Brendan raises the issue of manufacturers staying away from the Twitch market because its predominantly children who play shooting games.
57:25—John gives a report on the gun industry. He talks about all the entities wanting to be the center point. He feels that they don’t get the ‘content’.
1:03—John talks about the spokespeople of this gun industry. They are looking for a life boat.
1:10—John talks about the ammo scarcity. He feels that its not the preppers or the hunters or the influx of new shooters that is causing the ammo shortage.
1:13—John thanks Evan and Brendan for coming on the show. He tells his listeners to support WPSN. He thanks the sponsors once again before ending the show.
11:24— “The nice thing about being a smaller company that doesn’t have a board is that when we have a crazy idea, we just make a pilot. People either love it or its going to be terrible. We just move on.” Brendan
16:10— “In our industry, we are guilty of being the same as the Left, where we are very much an industry where—If somebody else has it, that means they took it from me. That’s the mentality of the people in the Instagram culture.” John Bartolo
18:43-- “We need to entertain people. People have to be engaged.” John Bartolo
32:43-- “Its time for our own industry to step up and produce something worthwhile. We’ll go for it.” Evan
49:14-- “It doesn’t pay to be right. It pays to be first.” John Bartolo