Thoughts

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

A Glossary of Site Search Terms

  • Sep. 23 2020

Better understand the scope of your site search with this site search glossary.

Understanding Site Search — Part Four: Choosing the Right Solution

    Corey Vilhauer
  • Sep. 23 2020

How do you choose the right search engine for your site search? In part four of our site search series, we look at making the final decision.

Understanding Site Search — Part Three: How Will You Organize Results?

    Corey Vilhauer
  • Sep. 23 2020

When results are displayed in your site search, will they be relevant? In part three our site search series, we talk about organizing and displaying results.

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.

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.

Now What? Workshops 2018 Recap

  • May. 11 2018

We’ve put away the signage. We’ve cleaned up the office. Now, it’s time to take a deep breath, exhale, and look back on another successful Now What? Workshops.

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