We are Blend Interactive
We make complex websites better, accessible, clear, effective, consistent, flexible, manageable
Our goal — with every project — is to make YOUR goals easier to achieve.
Relationships matter, especially in the world of federal credit unions. Thankfully, partnerships are what we specialize in at Blend — and it was a partnership with SELCO that led to a fresh, beautiful new site.
Updating the design for Minnesota State University Mankato in a way that didn’t remake the entire website.
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.
Umbraco 10 is the newest release for Umbraco’s CMS. Our Umbraco team breaks down what this new version means for site editors and developers.
Business “vacations” are never really vacations — after all, vacations typically involve some kind of rest. Our CEO, Karla Santi, recently traveled to Denmark to attend Umbraco’s Codegarden and, while she came back without a voice and a definite lack of sleep, she said it was worth every minute.
Corey and Deane talk about the first time they tracked analytics on their blogs in the early 2000s. Then, Jon Crowley, Senior Vice President of Strategy at Diamond Marketing Group, talks to us about the balance between data and insights — how to focus on questions rather than raw numbers, how to look for answers rather than “trying to be correct,” and a when we can take data at face value. (He also gives us a tour of his shoe collection.)
There’s a lot more to building a mobile-friendly and responsive site than just saying the words “mobile-first” and willing it into being. What does it mean? How is it done? In this article, we take a look at the process behind designing for mobile.