News & Thoughts

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

Blend Named Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Business

  • Apr. 22 2015

Blend is third organization from South Dakota to be named for the honor by the League of American Bicyclists 

Kill Your Processes

    Corey Vilhauer
  • Apr. 05 2015

The small details and the specific tools definitely matter. But there’s a need to break away from tools and begin learning to act on the fly.

“How to Prepare Your Site for Migration” — Webinar

    Deane Barker
  • Mar. 26 2015

With the recent CMS platform mergers, many organizations are looking at moving off their current CMS and onto something new. Deane Barker explains what you can expect.

“Smarter Responsive Design” — Sioux Falls Content Strategy Meetup

  • Mar. 25 2015

Sam Otis talks about responsive design, the messy needs of navigation, and how we can improve the user experience of mobile devices.

“Taming Asynchronicity with Promises” — Sioux Falls Developers Group

    Bob Davidson
  • Mar. 04 2015

What are promises and how can they be managed? Bob Davidson from Blend Interactive discussed this new fascination of the Javascript community during the most recent Sioux Falls Developers Group.

Structured Content the Right Way

    Joe Kepley
  • Jan. 31 2015

Blobs. Chunks. WYSIWYG vs. structured content. There are two ends to the spectrum, and we discuss how to land somewhere in the middle, providing a quality editing experience while still keeping the constructs of structured content front and center.

The Rule of Firsts

    Corey Vilhauer
  • Dec. 30 2014

Mobile first. Content first. Users first. Which one is really meant to be first – and what do we mean when we say “first” in the first place?

Karla Santi Named One of Prairie Business Magazine’s 40 Under 40

  • Dec. 17 2014

Blend CEO Karla Santi joins 39 others on the annual 40 Under 40 list.

First, Find Someone to Run the Business

    Deane Barker
  • Nov. 13 2014

Owning Blend Interactive for the last decade has taught me something important: (1) practicing your craft and (2) running a business, are two very different things.

“Web 101: Planning a Website” — Falls Foundry

    Karla Santi, Corey Vilhauer, and Stephanie Uher
  • Sep. 09 2014

Three Blend representatives discussed what it takes to plan a website from three different angles: content, design, and development.

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