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We are Blend Interactive

We make complex websites better, accessible, clear, effective, consistent, flexible, manageable

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.

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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.

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Five Ways Umbraco Helps Editors

Talk around content management systems so often focuses on features and technological advances. But there’s another side to the equation: the people who use the content management system as an editorial tool.

May 12, 2022

A Quick Definition of Scrum

Shannan Arens

In project management, the process of Agile development is dependent on a pretty important element: the “scrum” — a quick meeting designed to level-set before work begins. Here's how Blend puts it to use.

April 26, 2022

Announcing Blend.Optimizely

Announcing release of Blend.Optimizely, a collection of helpful utilities for Optimizely CMS 12 sites from the development team at Blend.

April 21, 2022

Blend’s Karla Santi Named South Dakota’s Small Business Person of the Year

Congratulations to Blend CEO Karla Santi on being named one of the Small Business Association's People of the Year for 2022!

April 18, 2022

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