Category Archives: My musings

Why I Don't Make New Year's Resolutions


Making a New Year’s Resolution is admirable: it’s an indication that you strive for self-improvement. It’s noble to want to be more charitable, to become physically fit, to

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Thanksgiving Appearance on CNN

I appeared on CNN Thanksgiving morning with CNN’s Josh Levs to give some quick pointers on how to manage your Facebook privacy settings. Facebook privacy made headlines again when a

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Mentorship and Your Startup

It shouldn’t surprise you that the vast majority of the world’s most successful businesses and entrepreneurs didn’t do it alone. Apple’s Steve Jobs had co-founder Steve Wozniak,

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There's Only One Metric of Success in Business: PROFIT

Watch the first two minutes of this speech I gave at Northwestern (I’ve tagged the part of the video where I talk about it), and you’ll see how I picked the title of this article:


Jason

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Top 7 Reasons to Donate to the Summer of Social Good


This summer, Mashable (where I am editor) has been part of a major charity drive:

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NEW: Ben Parr's Posterous Experiment


If you’ve been following my Twitter account, you might have noticed some new Post.ly links, pictures of

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The Importance of a Strong Online Presence [The Zed Shaw Case]

Zed Shaw ImageToday I was reading through my usual news sources on the train when I stumbled across this article by Zed Shaw on Hacker News. Aptly titled

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Using Social Media for Small Business and Nonprofits [Video]


I know, more video on BenParr.com! How did I find myself in front of all these cameras, anyway?

Last month, I was honored to be part of a panel for The

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CNN Live: iPhone 3G S and AT&T Talk [Video]


I was on CNN Live once again, this time as part of the Friday ‘Tech Talk’. I discussed the new iPhone (and

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BenParr.com – The Redesign!

Moving across the country and Mashable have killed my blogging on BenParr.com, but still thousands of people are reading my posts. So, with my

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