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Christopher Parr's 8 year old daughter Grace created an amazing stop-motion video featuring her toy bear. What's a proud father to do? Of course, with his daughter's assistance, Christopher launches the BearyBusy brand online. Grace created her color scheme, logo and font for all her social media channels -- and the Beary Busy brand was born. Incoming satellites to her hub, bearybusy.com, included YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. In one week, Grace’s first video had over 500k views and 1,500...

Christopher Parr of Pursuitist and Parr Interactive presents at Social Media Breakfast Madison: Be A Chief Content Officer with Your Social Media. Christopher Parr is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief for Pursuitist, the leading travel and leisure blog with over 725K Facebook fans. The site engages and interacts with the top luxury brands, from Ritz-Carlton, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, Four Seasons Hotels, Robert Mondavi and more. Parr shares his content-focused strategy to captivate readers with wildly compelling content that drives traffic and...

My latest news, talking to Luxury Daily: Pursuitist launches influencer service to benefit brands, publishers By From Jen King:   According to some experts, the influencer bubble is not sustainable and will eventually pop if brand marketers continue to align with individuals that may not have the correct appeal or audience metrics for luxury consumers.   “The wrong influencer bubble will pop soon,” Pursuitist’s Mr. Parr said. “Who’s hot is constantly changing. One minute it is the blogger, then the Facebook or Twitter star, the...

This weekend in sunny Bermuda, exciting news was unveiled at the America’s Cup Village for discerning admirers of wine and sailing. Marking the debut of Mouton Cadet as the Official Wine of the 35th America’s Cup, yacht racing’s most thrilling event, Philippe Sereys de Rothschild and Sir Russell Coutts celebrate the new relations between the famous Bordeaux brand and the 35th America’s Cup. A perfect match. Influencer Christopher Parr was invited to Bermuda and met with Team Oracle and America's Cup...

Parr Interactive Founder & CEO Christopher Parr is the cover story in the latest issue of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Business Section. Interviewed by Journal Sentinel journalist Rick Romell, Christopher talks about his pioneering work on the Internet and the future with Pursuitist: "He's a former marketing executive at Sub-Zero/Wolf, a Madison-based maker of high-end kitchen equipment. In the '90s, he created an award-winning humor website, and he has developed online strategies for a number of Wisconsin firms." -- read more...

Originally published on Luxury Daily. Online lifestyle destination Pursuitist is simplifying how luxury brand advertisers and publishers source relevant influencers with the debut of its Pursuitist Influencer Network. The Pursuitist was launched in 2010 and serves as an editorial source for luxury-related reviews and news, with coverage on all verticals from travel and food, to automotive and style, among other topics. Now, Pursuitist is venturing in a new direction with the introduction of its influencer initiative, meant to connect impactful influencers, well-versed...

The Pursuitist was recently invited to the grand opening of The Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. The immaculately restored 19th century palace in the heart of the city is the first Four Seasons in Russia. During our visit, we had the opportunity to interview Isadore Sharp, the Founder and Chairman of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. It was quite an honor to sit down with the legendary hotelier for a lengthly conversation discussing business, leadership and...

Christopher Parr, the Founder and Editor-in-Chief for Pursuitist, is speaking at the Social Influencers Travel Summit in Atlanta, October 12-15, 2016. Christopher will be sharing ways to engage readers, excite audiences and increase your online presence. See you in Atlanta! Learn more. What is SITSUM: SITSum, the Social Influencers Travel Summit, is an exclusive, invitation-only event bringing together individuals with a strong social media or blog presence for a weekend of workshops and adventure. Top national influencers on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram...