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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
This map is an oldie but a goodie.
if you’re a straight guy looking to find love, I suggest moving to Chicago or New York City.
I’m late adding this to my blog, but I still want to note it.
Two weeks ago, I agreed to help out the Leap for Life campaign to raise money and awareness for cancer research. To do this though,
While I spend a lot of time on entrepreneurial projects (two iPhone apps and a novel I’m trying to get picked up), I am best known as the Co-Editor of Mashable. I started writing for Mashable
After a few months of hiatus (and a very broken blog), BenParr.com is (mostly) back, and so am I.
Whether because of time or lack of effort to fix my blog (it got hacked), I haven’t maintained