Using audits to drive change, Mechanics Bank launched with a new CMS and an improved design that follows web best practices. Find out how. 

Thoughts from Blend Interactive

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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A Vision for a Pain-Free Migration

Migrations don’t have to be a pain — Blend has a process and vision going forward of how to make the migration process simpler. 

October 12, 2023

Episode 21: Migrate and Populate the Content (w/ Carrie Hane) Off-site link

Corey and Deane discuss an old migration project. Then, Carrie Hane, Principal Digital Strategist at Sanity and co-author of Designing Connected Content, joins to talk about preparing content for site migration — how good content modeling helps set up a site for future success, the psychological side of migrations, and a few horror stories from Carrie and Deane. Carrie graciously insists this is not the most depressing episode yet.

July 18, 2023 | The Web Project Guide Podcast

Chapter 21: Migrate and Populate the Content Off-site link

An oft-overlooked step in a website project is actually getting the content into the CMS. This might be an automated or manual project, depending on where the content is now, and how it might need to change.

March 15, 2020 | The Web Project Guide

Beyond Blend.

Blend doesn’t just write here: we also write books, create videos, and dive deep into our individual disciplines. Check out some of our external sources of knowledge.

The Web Project Guide

A phase-by-phase look at the web design and development process, providing context to each step.

Coding with Bob

A YouTube series by our director of development, focusing on .NET coding and Optimizely development.

Eating Elephant

A blog about content strategy, information architecture, and understanding user needs.