June 21st, 2017

  • Blader Union Crowd Funded #1 is now available (located here)
  • Modified the home page to push Big Wheels to a more visible location
  • Updated hero banners to Patreon Campaign and Submit Campaign
  • Blading history expanded on bottom section of front page
  • Replaced "Young Bloods" with "Channel #2" to more accurately describe its use
  • Vlogs | Podcasts have been split
  • Vlogs now includes the Daily Blade Vlogs section, and Channel #2 Vlogs section
  • Podcasts now have a dedicated page
  • Payment was submitted to Eugen for BU Crowd Funded (Visible here)
  • We currently have 22 backers, and are funding at $93 (6/21/17, 10am)
  • The site will be handling live traffic from NWST 2017 - Under Construction
  • Updating hero images for NWST and Eugen CF Promo
  • Coordinating BUCF #2 - Announcing Late June
  • Site availability was 99.8% for the month of May

May 24th, 2017

  • We now have 10 active subscribers via Patreon
  • Interview with Tri Tri-Rudolph is online
  • Scheduled next round of interviews (TBA)
  • Google campaign begun, and site is being crawled and indexed currently
  • Instagram campaign with Eugen Enin is now live (Here)
  • Modified home page and reduced the Blading history section size overall
  • Added Big Wheels to the front site since it is a large traffic driver
  • Removed Fishguys and Valo Philly from header on main page
  • Added Jonas/Eugen's Elite series and Eugen campaign to header on main page 
  • Took the site offline for ~60 seconds to convert the backend database, no issues encountered

May 1st, 2017

  • SITE ONLINE!
  • Social accounts online and visible, now set to public
  • Patreon campaign turned on and visible.
  • Moments in Time updated
  • Final Testing finished
  • Site migrated to URL http://bladerunion.com
  • Depreciated splash site
  • Updated Reddit with a link to the finished site
  • Updated subscribers throughout the day
  • Started social campaign 
  • Added Krans podcast to About Us section
  • Modified the Support section to be the About section for next 7 days for visibility

April 29th, 2017

  • Social Media accounts fully connected to the site
  • Supporters section revised
  • VODs section verified for accuracy
  • Final Testing initiated 
  • Moments in Time Interview uploaded to the site for launch day
  • Beta codes revoked for final 48 hours
  • Added Freeskating and Interview sections and built pages out using same format
  • Patreon final inspection
  • Updated products section for final release
  • Updating email links and urls across site
  • Prepping site for domain migration Sunday night

April 24th, 2017

  • Social Media accounts finished
  • Supporters section finished
  • VODs section finalized
  • Submission page finalized 
  • Mobile testing completed
  • Podcast recorded for launch day
  • Beta testers assigned access codes

April 19th, 2017

  • Finalizing all Social Media accounts
  • About Us Section created
  • Supporters section designed
  • Outside the Industry section created
  • VODs section finalized
  • Submission page finalized 
  • Daily Blade section audited for consistency
  • QA'd site for anomalies with text/format/etc
  • Mobile testing beginning
  • Site automation enabled for specific sections
  • Beta Launch set for April 24th, 2017
  • Site release for May 1st, 2017

April 5th, 2017

  • Started updating all external assets (IE: Facebook, Insta, Etc)
  • Logo being added to external assets
  • Patreon campaign is being finished
  • Backlogging all older material

April 1st, 2017

  • Launched the splash site at www.bladerunion.com
  • Logo is now finished and published
  • Started finalizing all operations on the main site