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Originally interviewed by Lauren Proctor for Halogen: Award-winning online luxury marketing professional Christopher Parr takes a few minutes to tell Halogen about luxury, influence, and his latest project, Pursuitist. Keep reading for Can you talk a little bit about where you got the idea to start Pursuitist.com? The idea of Pursuitist.com was to create a travel, style and leisure destination for affluent consumers. For readers pursuing amazing fashion brands, hotels, restaurants, gadgets, experiences, and autos – Pursuitist is a destination site that...

It is an exciting day at Pursuitist! Below is our press release, hitting the wire later this afternoon. Today, we’re officially launching the Pursuitist Influencers Network — with our New York-based partner Hashtag Labs (clients include BoingBoing, TV Guide, Greatist and more). Details below. In addition to developing high impact digital advertising solutions, we are creating real world events and experiences with the right influencers. Objectives and deliverables are established prior — if that involves our influencers and journalists creating articles,...

Pursuitist – the premier luxury lifestyle blog online at http://pursuitist.com – has unveiled an exciting new website with a high-definition design. Featuring a responsive website design that is viewable on all devices, from desktop computers to tablets and smartphones, the new luxury lifestyle site also showcases large photography and lush imagery.Featuring Christopher Parr, named one of the "Top 10 Luxury Travel Bloggers" by USA Today, the Pursuitist website showcases guest contributors from Forbes, Mashable, New York Post, Luxist, Conde Nast Traveler, TechCrunch, Glamour, Saveur and more sharing their favorite luxuries. "As a curated list of...

In 2006, the Wisconsin State Journal interviewed Madison web designer, writer, online marketing and social media professional Christopher Parr of Parr Interactive about web design and marketing for Madison, Wisconsin businesses. Wisconsin State Journal published the interview in the articles: Internet Marketing as a tool for Madison Wisconsin companies, The Costs of Madison Web Design and Online Marketing - Driving Traffic to your site. We recently rediscovered the original Q&A with the Wisconsin State Journal reporter -- and is...

Influencers event for the Aruba visitors and travel bureau. The top bloggers and lifestyle journalists spent a luxurious weekend in Aruba. Pursuitist and the influencers stayed at luxurious destinations, enjoyed amazing culinary experiences, and went on stunning adventures. Content creation, shared on YouTube, Instagram, blogs and more social channels. Aruba, the adventurous Dutch Caribbean island off the coast of Venezuela, has dry, sunny weather, blond beaches and gentle surf. Located outside the hurricane belt, Aruba enjoys more sunny days than any other Caribbean island....

Parr Interactive, the Madison Wisconsin based web design company, has been named one of the “Best Madison Web Design Companies” by the Web Marketing Association, AdWeek and AdAge. The Madison Wisconsin web design and marketing company has received numerous industry awards, including recognition from ADDYs, WebAwards, Wired, NetGuide’s Best of The Web, CNET, and MacWorld. Madison Magazine has named Christopher Parr as one of the ‘Top 20 Most Influential People In Madison’ — and USA Today has honored him as one of the...

From Fortune: Nest, a business owned by Google that makes connected home products, refreshed its line of three devices today, but it was the firm's deal with insurance companies that's really exciting. Nest said it has established partnerships with American Family Insurance and Liberty Mutual Insurance to offset the costs of a Nest Protect smoke detector, and establish a monthly discount for homes that link their Nest smoke detectors to the insurance firms. American Family is the first insurer to have the...

May 21, 2015 – Paris, France - Martell, the oldest of the great cognac Houses celebrated its landmark 300th anniversary at a glittering celebration which took place last night at the historic Palace of Versailles in France. 300 VIP guests from more than 15 countries attended the spectacular evening, including Martell’s Ambassador and Guest of Honour at the event, the internationally-acclaimed actress Diane Kruger. Other guests included Solange Knowles, Olivia Palermo, Naomie Harris and Antoine Firino Martell, one of the...

Christopher Parr, CEO and Editor of Pursuitist, is speaking at Luxury Interactive 2014 in New York, October 13-October 15, 2014. Learn more. 13:45 PM Panel Discussion: Creating Native Advertising To Build Awareness And Drive Business With content being king in the world of luxury digital marketing, you need to think of it in a new light: as part of native advertising campaigns. This panel discusses the fundamentals of successful content marketing campaigns and which channels allow for dynamic, measurable creativity by: • Creating...

A quick overview of Monterey Car Week and all the spectacular events that lead up to and conclude with the Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach: And if you're interested in keeping a low profile, the BMW i8 may not be your car, as Pursuitist found out driving the car this weekend during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance: A night at the auction Dinner complete, we boarded our shuttle to Pebble Beach for the Gooding & Company Auction. Several items on the block that...