News & Thoughts

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

Deane Barker on The Write Now Podcast

  • Jan. 29 2016

Blend Chief Strategy Officer Deane Barker joined Sarah Werner on The Write Now Podcast to discuss finding time to write, dealing with writers’ block, and more.

The Need for Content Operations

    Deane Barker
  • Jan. 27 2016

We implement content management as a practice, and we've seen two patterns over and over again: organizations are either not prepared to use, or not fully using, the CMS.

“Content at the Edges” — eZ Conference 2015

    Deane Barker
  • Nov. 06 2015

It is often assumed that a CMS acts as a restraint on content. Chief Strategy Officer Deane Barker headed to eZ Conference 2015 to keynote and talk about the serious challenges some companies still face in distributing content through other channels.

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.

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