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One of Blend’s core values is a dedication to advocacy and progress — to expand upon and give back to the community that fuels us. This is where those thoughts live.
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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.
In advance of Now What? Workshops, we’re featuring short interviews with our smart and wonderful workshop speakers. This week, we talk to Scott Kubie about the idea of a digital writing toolbox — and what a toolbox does to help writers get better footing and facilitate collaboration.
In advance of Now What? Workshops, we’re featuring short interviews with our smart and wonderful workshop speakers. This week, we talk to Laura Creekmore about the basics of content structure, editorial structure, and how it helps both streamline and standardize the content we create for our site users.
Blend's Corey Vilhauer was invited to submit a video for GatherContent's 2017 Advent Calendar. He spoke about editorial triggers - a small but important addition to an organization's content calendar.
This post is a psuedo-transcription of Corey Vilhauer's talk at Confab Central 2017, entitled “Making things real: Content strategy for realistic content management.” It has been recreated from notes and slides.
A better web means a better experience for everyone. Users should be able to reach what they need without worrying about how they're accessing the internet. Our user experience strategist Corey Vilhauer put his spin on this list of 25 techniques.
Making an attempt to invent a definition for a large chunk of what we do each day at Blend: content integration.
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.
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.
While you can target advertising to drive visitors to your website, there is no guarantee that a visitor will respond to a campaign in the way you expect.