Thoughts

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

Audiences, Outcomes, and Determining User Needs

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Feb. 28 2012

Every website needs an audience. And every audience needs a goal. Advocating for end-user needs is the very foundation of the user experience disciplines. Corey Vilhauer explains the threads that bind UX research to content strategy and project deliverables that deliver.

Tim Joins the Dispatch Project

  • Feb. 08 2012

Project manager Tim Schoffelman joined a group of Sioux Falls businesspeople on a mission-based outreach program in the Dominican Republic. 

A Content Methodology Primer

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Dec. 07 2011

Content work is not an art. It's a messy, sticky, multi-disciplinary process that begs for structure, consistency, and guidance. Learn more about building a content methodology with this content methodology primer.

Blend Beta Tests Stanford d-school Design Thinking Workshop

  • Dec. 02 2011

Methodology of discovery and prototyping similar to user experience process. 

The Story of the Web 2.0 Summit Map

  • Oct. 24 2011

From the mind of a conference organizer and industry legend, to a six-digit engagement number and a few comments from some guy named Zuckerberg. This is the story of the Web 2.0 Summit Map.

Blend Has Moved!

  • Jul. 21 2011

Stop by and see us. We have beer in the fridge. 

Domain Knowledge: What You Need - Or Don't Need - To Know

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Jul. 19 2011

We are experts in our field. But we don’t always have the full grasp of our clients’ industries. Where do we draw the line?

Five Tips to Getting a Good Response to a Content Management RFP

  • Deane Barker
  • Jul. 08 2011

Some collected observations on what works in an Request for Proposal (RFP), and what doesn’t.

Building a Content Strategy Methodology in Several Thousand Easy Steps

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • May. 27 2011

We all want a methodology - a guide to doing what we are going to do. But how do we make one?

Deer Attacks Blend

  • May. 05 2011

Deer takes detour into Downtown Sioux Falls. 

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