Category Archives: Announcements


Announcing New Keynotes on Psychology, AI, and Storytelling

Today, I’m announcing a new series of talks in partnership with Worldwide Speakers Group (WWSG)! These new talks build upon my wealth of Captivology research, along with the experience I’ve

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Announcing “Captivology”, My Book on the Science of Attention (HarperCollins/2015)

Dear friends, family, colleagues, and supporters,

I'm thrilled to announce my first non-fiction book, working title "Captivology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention", due in early 2015 from HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins.

I hope you will sign up for updates on Captivology through my book's website. You can follow @Captivology on Twitter or like Captivology on Facebook. You can also follow @BenParr for regular updates. And finally, here's a link for sharing this announcement.

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Announcing “Startup Attention & PR 101”, Now on Udemy Gets a Makeover, Thanks to RebelMouse has become dynamic and social, thanks to RebelMouse.

A year or two ago, I created almost ALL of my content via blogging. I wrote 2,400+ articles on Mashable, and I was blogging pretty

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THRIVE Raises $72,000+ to Build a Trauma Healing Center in Gulu, Uganda

I’m thrilled to announce that THRIVEGulu, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building and operating a trauma healing and rehabilitation

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My Column Is Heading to CNET!

Dear friends, colleagues and supporters,

I’m thrilled to announce that I’m joining CNET and CBS Interactive as a contributing columnist and commentator!

Ever since

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I’m Speaking at LeWeb 2011 in Paris

Hey guys!

I’m heading to Paris next month for LeWeb 2011, Europe’s largest and most prominent technology conference. And I’m happy

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2,446 Articles Later, A Goodbye to Mashable

Dear friends, family, colleagues and supporters,

Friday, November 18, was my last day at Mashable. I want to thank the Mashable team for 3+ amazing years. They truly have been the best years of

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Talk Nerdy to Me, Lover (An Announcement)

I know a gal named Jen Friel. She’s dynamic, energetic and one of the happiest and most spontaneous people I know. She gave up having

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Three Years at Mashable

I can’t believe it’s been three years since I wrote my first article for Mashable.

That article, Are Social Media Jobs Here to Stay?, was published on August 4, 2008.

Back then, I was

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