We are Blend Interactive

We make complex websites

Why choose Blend?

So, what makes us so unique? The real question is: how can we help guide you through your complex web and content problems?

WE EMBRACE CHALLENGE

It doesn’t matter how complex your design or implementation project is. You’ll leave with a sense of order and understanding.

WE’RE ON YOUR TEAM

There’s no need to worry about communication problems: we work best when we’re part of a cohesive team — either alongside a marketing partner or serving as integration lead, internal or distributed.

WE’RE ADVOCATES FROM START TO FINISH

Above everything, we advocate for you and your audiences. We help make decisions that lead to sustainable, maintainable, and user-focused web projects.

Featured work.

Our goal — with every project — is to make YOUR goals easier to achieve.

View all of our featured work.

Providing a Usable and Accessible Banking Experience

To some, a bank’s front door is the website, which means the website needs to be as inclusive as the building itself.

A Fresh Look for a Minnesota Institution

Updating the design for Minnesota State University Mankato in a way that didn’t remake the entire website.

Iterative Technical Planning: A Smoother Development Cycle

Gradual technical scoping leads to a more informed — and smoother running — project. Here’s how we did it.

The Web Project Guide

A guide to understanding the web design and development process. Buy the book, read each chapter, or listen to the podcast!

Digital Optimization at Blend

Blend maintains a website's progress and performance after launch through our Digital Optimization practice.

News and thoughts from Blend Interactive.

One of Blend’s core values is a dedication to advocacy and progress — to expand upon and give back to the community that fuels us.

Read all of our thoughts.

Multitenant Episerver Sites on IIS Express

Bob Davidson

IIS Express allows for fast, license-free local development. But, it has its downsides as well. Blend's Director of Development Bob Davidson explains how to navigate IIS Express in order to bind multiple Episerver sites and languages in this Coding with Bob video.

January 14, 2022

BEEP - A Mentee’s Perspective

Alasdair Selmes

A former mentee — and current employee — talks about his experience with BEEP: Blend's Education Exchange Program, a mentoring program straight from Blend Interactive's own team.

January 6, 2022

Making the Choice Between Umbraco and Wordpress

Joe Kepley

At Blend, we try to be selective about the technologies we work with: we strive to pick the right tool for the right job; given a client's budget, needs, and long-term goals, we want to use the content management system (CMS) that best fits their needs. 

January 6, 2022

Optimizely Release Notes — November / December 2021

Bob Davidson

The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Optimizely's products in November and December 2021.

January 3, 2022

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