Thoughts

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

Now What? 2014 Preview

  • Apr. 22 2014

You have a website, now what?

 

How to Give a Good Conference Talk

    Deane Barker
  • Apr. 17 2014

Our own Deane Barker talks conferences with a handful of tips on how to become a better speaker and create a better presentation.

Joe Kepley featured on The CMS Connected Show

    Joe Kepley
  • Mar. 24 2014

Joe Kepley talks eZ Publish and eZ Systems on The CMS Connected Show.

A Web Analytics Primer

    Brian Rupert
  • Mar. 04 2014

Understanding analytics takes more than just a Google Analytics account – it takes a thoughtful and relevant strategy, from determining audience needs to accurately tracking outcomes.

Breaking Into the Business

    Stephanie Uher
  • Mar. 04 2014

College is great. Sporting events, new friends, all-nighters, and much more. But what happens on graduation day, when the real world barges in and its time to find a job? For a grad, it's not easy to break into an industry, even a booming one like the web.

The Web of Questions

    Corey Vilhauer
  • Dec. 12 2013

Our web is a complicated web, because people are complicated beings. So we depend on asking questions – for clarity, yes, but also for education and inclusion.

Spinning Pixels into Websites: Design Thinking from Three Angles

    Sam Otis
  • Dec. 12 2013

The design process is often shrouded in mystery. But while legends prop up the mystical “creative” and its magical design abilities, web design thrives on a much more grounded approach.

Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design

    Corey Vilhauer
  • Nov. 26 2013

User Experience Strategist Corey Vilhauer is featured in a new book from Smashing Magazine: Smashing Book #4: New Perspectives on Web Design.

“An Introduction to Django” — South Dakota Code Camp 2013

  • Nov. 10 2013

Django is a Python MVC web framework "that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design." In this presentation, we'll explore how Django makes application development easy and fast by re-building the South Dakota Code Camp website. Python experience is not required.

“Charting a New Course — Why the CEO Matters More Than the Developer”

    Deane Barker
  • Oct. 26 2013

Knowing how to management content on your site is essential for online success, but duplicating the creation of a CMS is often a waste of time. Learn how to choose and properly manage content in this keynote address.

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