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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.

Read all of our thoughts.

Blend Releases Two Umbraco Utilities Into the Wild

At Blend, we’ve created our own utilities and shortcuts for helping every project become a success — and we’ve released two new ones to the Umbraco community: Blend.Sitemap and Blend.RobotsTxt.

May 23, 2022

Episode 7: Know Your Content (w/ Paula Ladenburg Land) Off-site link

Corey and Deane talk about Blend CEO Karla Santi’s recent selection as Small Business Person of the Year for South Dakota. Then, Paula Ladenburg Land, author of The Content Inventory and Audit Handbook and principal at Strategic Content LLC, joins the podcast to talk about content inventories and content audits, including what separates the two, when and how to worry about auditing, and her first ever content inventory, which arrived as a spreadsheet on one-and-a-half inches of printed paper.

May 17, 2022 | The Web Project Guide Podcast

Umbraco Release Notes — March / April 2022

Chase Burandt

The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Umbraco's products in March and April 2022.

May 16, 2022

Optimizely Release Notes — March / April 2022

Bob Davidson

The following release notes highlight major or interesting changes in Optimizely's products in March and April 2022.

May 16, 2022

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