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The <em>Rally!</em> Theme for Political Parties

The Rally! Theme for Political Parties

Tectonica’s newest offering The Rally! Theme for NationBuilder is the perfect solution for small or local political parties to have a powerful digital organizing hub on NationBuilder. As part of the package, Tectonica customizes homepage and brand elements to match your party’s strategic needs and brand. Read more

Lista Multicolor

Lista Multicolor

Ned Howey from the US, and Mariana Spada from Argentina, together founded Tectonica, a company that develops digital strategies for progressive political parties, NGOs, and LBGTI organizations. They just won the Reed award for their work on Sadiq Khan’s campaign for Mayor of London. Khan is the first Muslim candidate to reach this type of position in a European capital. Read more

Emmanuel Macron's La République En Marche !

Emmanuel Macron's La République En Marche !

Even by today’s standards of surprising politics, this year’s French elections were truly exceptional. This is the story of how Tectonica’s digital design work and the movement-building  power of NationBuilder helped the legislative team of France’s new president Emmanuel Macron grow from barely registering a presence to taking over the National Assembly in a matter of weeks.  Read more

Introducing the Shopify Connector for NationBuilder Now on Tectonica.tools

Introducing the Shopify Connector for NationBuilder Now on Tectonica.tools

If you are anything like us, your mouth starts salivating every year around the same time. That deep ingrained pavlovian response can mean only one thing: It's Girl Scout cookie season again. That time of the year when empowered young women kick ass, raise money, and well… fill all your high cholesterol needs with Thin Mints, Samoas, and the Girl Scout-branded Trefoil. They also raise around $10 million USD per year. As far as charities, the sales model of fundraising is not unique to the Girl Scouts. Read more

We Have Lift-off: Coordinating the Perfect Launch for your NationBuilder Website

We Have Lift-off: Coordinating the Perfect Launch for your NationBuilder Website

The big day has arrived! The hard work of web designers and coders is done, the team has poured over the content - over and over -, you’ve selected images that best represent your subject, and you think everything is ready. Some decision maker up top gives the go ahead and adrenaline rushes into your system as you turn the site settings in your nation next to the “who can see this site” from “admins” to “Everyone”. Read more

Don’t burn down the house:  What not to do in the panic of a post-Trump win.

Don’t burn down the house: What not to do in the panic of a post-Trump win.

By Ned Howey It all started with an email from NationBuilder’s CEO Jim Gilliam congratulating all those who used their software in this US election cycle - including naming one client who’s been a bit in the news these days: Donald J Trump. When I first read it, I found the email itself to be pretty neutral marketing speak, to be honest. I already knew Trump, Stein, McMullin, and Johnson were using the system in their presidential campaigns. And I think in normal times an email of this sort would have gone barely noticed. But these are #NotNormal times. Read more

Tectonica Tools: The Eventbrite Connector

Tectonica Tools: The Eventbrite Connector

With Tectonica Tools’ Eventbrite integration, you can keep your NationBuilder database up-to-date throughout the entire event process. Without losing any Eventbrite functionality, you can simultaneously grow your Nation. Read more

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