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About MeHi! I'm Ben Parr, co-founder and CMO of Octane AI, the platform for conversational commerce and Messenger marketing for ecommerce. I'm the author of Captivology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention. I also advise brands like Lufthansa on attention and growth, and I write a monthly column for Inc. I'm the former Editor of Mashable and a member of the Forbes 30 Under 30.
Category Archives: My musings
I was sent this video earlier this morning and felt like sharing it. In it, Young Money rapper and singer Nicki Minaj speaks about how if Lil Wayne comes into a photo shoot or a recording session with
I’m fine with angry emails if it’s in regards to my work, but me writing about a company doesn’t mean I own it or am a customer service rep for it.
I get these requests all the
I’m a man who’s driven by his philosophies. Over the years, I’ve come up with a set of edicts for how I want to live my life. As I’m in a reflective mood today, I thought I’d
I made a recent appearance this week on Press:Here, NBC Bay Area’s Sunday tech talk/interview show. Our interview this week was with Jeremiah Owyang, partner at Altimeter Group, web analyst/strategist,