News & Thoughts

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

Blend Nominated for Workplace Excellence Award

  • Oct. 01 2015

This week, Blend Interactive was nominated by the Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource Management (SESHRM) as a nominee for this year’s small business Workplace Excellence Awards.

 

There Won't Be An Ad Blocker War

    Joe Kepley
  • Sep. 21 2015

People seem to have really taken notice of ad blocking. But despite the worries of publishers – and the ethics behind ad blocking – those who are basking in their newly fast web will quickly lose the war.

Tools, Dependence, and My War with the Road

    Corey Vilhauer
  • Sep. 04 2015

A crash. A revelation. A few thoughts on what happens when our tools fail us - and how we can start to become better learners.

Blend Named Among 50 Best Places to Work

  • Sep. 04 2015

Blend Interactive was among a group of northern Plains businesses to be named the 50 Best Places to Work by Prairie Business Magazine.

Corey Vilhauer Featured in “25 Hottest Web Design Techniques”

  • Aug. 10 2015

A better web means a better experience for everyone. Users should be able to reach what they need without worrying about how they're accessing the internet. Our user experience strategist Corey Vilhauer put his spin on this list of 25 techniques.

Professional Women Building Relationships Through Tennis

  • Jun. 02 2015

CEO Karla Santi featured in Sioux Falls Business Journal.

“The Art of Content Management” — Insert Content Here

    Deane Barker
  • May. 29 2015

Our own Deane Barker was featured on this week’s episode of Lullabot’s Insert Content Here, talking about the art of content management.

“Small CS: A Shoestring Approach to Content Strategy” — Now What? Conference 2015

    Corey Vilhauer
  • Apr. 30 2015

The discussion around content strategy is framed by large examples, but it’s also the work of regional organizations, small universities, and mom and pop stores. Corey Vilhauer talks about how to take it on.

“Introducing the Blend Web Operations Framework” — Now What? Conference 2015

    Deane Barker
  • Apr. 30 2015

Effective web operations is often treated as something of a minor miracle — we’re not sure how it gets done, but we stumble through it somehow. Deane Barker outlines Blend's “Web Operations Framework.”

 

What is Content Integration?

    Deane Barker
  • Apr. 27 2015

Making an attempt to invent a definition for a large chunk of what we do each day at Blend: content integration.

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