It’s The Web Project Guide Podcast, and we made you a new episode. I remember when I first attached an analytics suite to my blog. It was 2005, and it was a WordPress app called “Mint” — not the financial tracking service, but an independent analytics tracking service that I barely knew how to use. […]
I’m Corey Vilhauer.
I’m director of strategy at Blend Interactive, a small shop in the heart of the Midwest, where I specialize in content strategy, information architecture, and understanding user needs.
We had a great time talking with Paula Land about inventories, audits, and giant reams of paper.
It’s The Web Project Guide Podcast, and we made you a new episode. The web industry is an industry built on the shoulders of those who came before us. CSS did not sprout fully formed from initial planning sessions, but as a gradual set of parameters that built upon the early design methods of the […]
It’s The Web Project Guide Podcast, and we made you a new episode. I didn’t get to ask Erika Hall about her (newfound?) obsession with spiders. But, beyond that, we had a great conversation about the basics of understanding site users: what kinds of questions do you ask — and how do you know those questions […]
We talked to Brett, author of Project Management for Humans, about project planning, creating better retrospectives, how new clients learn to be good clients, and how to plan around the differences in team skill and velocity. You should check it out.
Deane and I had a wonderful time talking with Patrice Embry, project manager and consultant, about the practice of creating a web team and piecing together the different personalities that make up a project. Patrice is wonderful, and we know you’ll think so too.
Introducing the Web Project Guide podcast: a phase-by-phase look into the web process.
A new post has gone up over at the official Blend Interactive news and blog feed, in which I provide a counter to the (false) idea that WordPress is somehow better at SEO. This was a real scenario, and it was frustrating to both me and the client — a case of when a bit of […]
It’s been a long time coming, but we are so incredibly happy and excited to share the big news: The Web Project Guide is a real book, and you can order it right now. What does this mean for The Web Project Guide? Well, it means a few things. The book is finished, in about […]
In our quest to promote The Web Project Guide, Deane and I were guests of a recent Boye & Co. conference call. Boye & Co. is an educational professional networking group primarily focused on the world of tech and web development, so we spent a half hour talking about the book and taking questions from […]