Custom Solutions for Some Great CMS Partners
Our main focus is content-heavy websites with challenges involving content modeling, retrieval, and workflow. We have a unique ability to fit a platform to a client’s specific requirements allowing us to “cross-pollinate” best practices from one platform to another.
We know how to fit into your project: whether it's a full-scope, start-to-finish design implementation, or simply providing high-level guidance for difficult installs, there's a reason we're considered experts in the content management space.
We are primarily a .NET development shop, with focus on the following systems and services:
Our Implementation Focus
As a Gold Partner and past Partner of the Year, we have a long track record of successful projects with Optimizely (formerly Episerver).Learn more about Optimizely
We have both consulted on and developed for Umbraco, the "Friendly" CMS.Learn more about Umbraco
Coaching and Co-Development
Setting internal development teams up for success.Learn more about coaching
Our sweet spot. We've helped move dozens of sites, and have a set process for helping make the process painless.Learn more about migrations
Additionally, we have held certifications and partnerships in dozens of other systems, from Sitecore and Drupal, to eZ Systems and Contentful.
What's more, we're a full-scope web project firm — from discovery and content to design to ongoing support. In fact, co-founder Deane Barker and director of strategy Corey Vilhauer have written a book about it: The Web Project Guide.
The book is a primer on the full web project process, written to help provide context to what can feel like an overwhelming industry. For those who want to better understand how they fit into how a website gets built, to those experts looking for a quick guide to lead the way, The Web Project Guide includes:
- A look at how each phase fits together, including the people, deliverables, and tasks related to each.
- A guide to understanding the full scope of a web project — from choosing a strategy partner, to choosing a content management system, to making plans for ongoing governance and maintenance.
- Easy-to-digest chapters break the process into manageable chunks.
Optimizely Coaching and Co-Development
Blend's history and experience developing custom Optimizely (formerly Episerver) solutions equips us to provide top-shelf co-development with your organization's existing development team. Our goal is to set you up for success — both with this engagement and beyond.
What this all means is that Blend is uniquely positioned to fill in the gaps of your team's knowledge or capacity. And, we do it all with one goal in mind: handing over the keys whenever you're ready.
Want to talk?
We are always willing to talk to anyone, especially when it comes to the things we’re passionate about. Drop us a line. We’d love to talk to you about your project.
Or, we can have a discussion about content management in general — no project needed.