Thoughts

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

Understanding Site Search — Part Two: What Content Will You Search?

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Sep. 23 2020

You might want to search it all. Or, you might want to search a small section. In part two of our site search series, we look at how to choose what's indexed in your site search.

Understanding Site Search — Part One: How Does Search Work?

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Sep. 23 2020

Before we can make decisions about site search, we need to understand how it works. In part one of our site search series, we look at how search works.

Understanding Site Search — Your Guide to Site Search Functionality

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Sep. 23 2020

Site search requires big decisions — and solid expectations. We introduce a four-part series on planning for and making decisions around your site's internal search.

Design Through Discovery: Blend's Strategic Design Philosophy

  • Aug. 20 2020

Blend’s strategic design philosophy is one of Design Through Discovery: we design in a way that's usable, useful, and collaborative with those who will use and maintain the final product.

A Lawyer and a Content Strategist Walk Into A Bar..

  • Jul. 17 2020

Web accessibility is a balance between good content and design, a well-built front-end, and a clear understanding of the legal ramifications of our websites. So we pulled a content strategist and a lawyer together to discuss the finer points of accessibility.

BEEP and Beyond: Spring 2020 Recap

  • Jun. 23 2020

Summer brings the close of our first semester of Blend's Education Exchange Program (BEEP) with four successful graduates who are taking what they learned to help shape the internet for good.

Content Strategy and Crisis Communications

  • May. 06 2020

Over the past several weeks, we’ve seen a spectrum of responses to the ongoing COVID–19 pandemic, including our own. Blend's Director of Strategy Corey Vilhauer writes on how we can straddle the line between hiatus and action, building upon a content strategy for crisis communications.

Your Virtual Blend Team

  • Mar. 14 2020

Same team. New locations.

A message from CEO, Karla Santi

Karla Santi Named Top 25 Women in Business

  • Mar. 09 2020

Blend is pleased to announce Karla Santi, founding partner and chief executive officer, has been named to Prairie Business magazine’s Top 25 Women in Business list for 2020.

So ... What Is Discovery?

  • Corey Vilhauer
  • Mar. 06 2020

Building a website is like building a house — each decision is built upon the decisions that came before. Just as an architect doesn’t just throw a number at you and begin working on blueprints, we don’t begin working on a project until we fully understand the scope. We do that through our discovery process.

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