News & Thoughts

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

Business and Process

Web Accessibility: A Primer

  • Feb. 21 2018

Web accessibility has become a legal hot topic, but it’s also integral to creating a useful and usable web presence. This primer is designed to help you get a high-level view of what web accessibility is, how it affects your customers, and a little bit about what can be done to make sure our sites are accessible for everyone.

CEO Karla Santi Joins Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce

  • Nov. 02 2017

There’s a value in not just understanding the city and state you are a part of, but also participating in it. With that in mind, Blend CEO Karla Santi has been busy acting as Blend’s ambassador across the Sioux Falls area, all starting with her appointment to the Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Blend Interactive Welcomes New Partners

  • Oct. 23 2017

Blend Interactive is excited to announce an expansion in its ownership, with the addition of Jessica Hutchinson and Joshua Folkerts as partners in the company.

Blend Honored With 2016 Workplace Excellence Award

  • Oct. 06 2016

Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource Management recognizes Blend for strong culture of empowerment and growth at South Dakota Safety and Health Conference. 

Proposals Are Like First Dates

    Deane Barker
  • Jun. 07 2016

True story: some development firms lie through their teeth in proposals. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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.


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.

Professional Women Building Relationships Through Tennis

  • Jun. 02 2015

CEO Karla Santi featured in Sioux Falls Business Journal.

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.

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