News & Thoughts

From announcements to deep-dive blog posts, here’s the pulse of what Blend is thinking.

Blend and Episerver Celebrate Ten Years as Partners

  • Nov. 14 2018

Ten years ago, a long-lasting partnership between Blend Interactive and Episerver officially began. Together, we’ve been through several versions, dozens of new sites, and a lot of change.

Blend Road Report: Spring and Summer 2018

  • Jul. 23 2018

It has been a busy year for Blend as we travel around the world to attend conferences, visit clients and CMS partners, and speak at industry events. With a few spare moments in the office, we reflect on the past few months of adventures.

Introducing: Blend’s QA Practice Manager

  • Jul. 02 2018

A developer by trade with an eye toward accessible content and design, providing Blend and our clients with the support needed to make sure everything functions properly while meeting and exceeding expectations.

Blend Introduces Summer Hours

  • May. 31 2018

In an effort to spread a bit of summer cheer, Blend is officially implementing Summer Hours. More sun. More fun. Shorter Friday hours.

Now What? Workshops 2018 Recap

  • May. 11 2018

We’ve put away the signage. We’ve cleaned up the office. Now, it’s time to take a deep breath, exhale, and look back on another successful Now What? Workshops.

A Strong Start to 2018 with Episerver

  • Mar. 23 2018

Developer Bob Davidson earns his Commerce Certification, while joining Blend lead developer Joshua Folkerts as a CMS Certified developer. Joshua and Deane Barker attended Episerver Ascend. Then, Deane Barker attended Episerver’s EMVP Summit. A busy Episerver month altogether, we’d say.

Understanding Customers: Data, Journeys and Insights

    Jon Crowley
  • Feb. 27 2018

In advance of Now What? Workshops, we’re featuring short interviews with our smart and wonderful workshop speakers. This week, we talk to Jon Crowley about analytics and metrics — and how to use metrics to make better content decisions.

Web Accessibility: A Primer

  • Feb. 21 2018

Web accessibility has become a legal hot topic, but it’s also integral to creating a useful and usable web presence. This primer is designed to help you get a high-level view of what web accessibility is, how it affects your customers, and a little bit about what can be done to make sure our sites are accessible for everyone.

Build Your Digital Writing Toolbox

    Scott Kubie
  • Jan. 30 2018

In advance of Now What? Workshops, we’re featuring short interviews with our smart and wonderful workshop speakers. This week, we talk to Scott Kubie about the idea of a digital writing toolbox — and what a toolbox does to help writers get better footing and facilitate collaboration.

On Attending Workshops

  • Jan. 24 2018

In advance of Now What? Workshops, we wanted to talk a little about why workshops are the best, complete with an interview from a former workshop attendee — Mel Peterson of Diamond Mowers.

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