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7 Steps for Site Maintenance

7 Steps for Site Maintenance

Launching a site can be as exciting (and turbulent) as Christmas morning. Like all shiny, new things sites tend to get banged up pretty good by the New Year. Beyond this extremely lazy metaphor, failing to maintain your site is simply bad for business. Search engines are getting better and better at their jobs which is great news for the user but bad news for poorly maintained websites. Broken links, images and slow load times can be disastrous for your SEO and your page's Google ranking will take a hit every time the search giant decides to tweak the algorithm (HINT: which is all the time). It's not rocket science but these core tips for site maintenance will go a long way in keeping your site not only looking great but will also take care of all the things you don't see (remember it's in the computer).   Read more

World Meeting Time Pro

World Meeting Time Pro

Today is a good day. After slaving away at the top-secret (totally friendly, non-evil) Tectonica lab, today we are proud to present the newly updated World Meeting Time Pro. The latest version comes equipped with new designs, new code and new features that are all working together in sublime harmony. Read more

Why it’s Time to Stop Hating on Stock Images

Why it’s Time to Stop Hating on Stock Images

Stock images get a bad rap but this notoriety is in large part thanks to us, the reactionary millennial generation. Our animosity for stock images is akin to the brat who acts out on Christmas morning because he doesn’t know how to build the Lego Death Star. It’s time to get it together and start using stock images the way they should be.    Read more

The 8 Greatest NationBuilder Tools

The 8 Greatest NationBuilder Tools

Unleashing your nonprofit’s true potential depends largely on the tools you’re using. As more causes begin to understand and leverage the value of adopting the NationBuilder platform, the demand for tools is booming.  Read more

5 Essential Elements for Turning your Staff into QA All-stars

5 Essential Elements for Turning your Staff into QA All-stars

Good Quality Assurance is the foot-bridge between a well thought-out plan and the perfectly executed final product. Time and resource restraints mean that a lot of small tech and design companies still continue to bypass intensive QA, resulting in huge headaches further down the line. At Tectonica we like to come up with solutions. We set about developing a system for QA to involve non-techie staff members, save time and resources, while keeping all the technical value of good QA. Read more

My Time at Tectonica

My Time at Tectonica

After living most of my life in the same twenty-mile radius in North Texas, moving to Buenos Aires was a bit of a culture shock. I didn't speak the language, I didn't have a job, and I had never lived in a big city before. Read more

Tectonica presenta su Guía de SEO “¡Hágalo usted mismo!”

Tectonica presenta su Guía de SEO “¡Hágalo usted mismo!”

(For the English version, click here.) El SEO es un componente fundamental de toda estrategia online. Desafortunadamente, aprender los fundamentos para administrar su propio SEO sin ayuda de profesionales, puede ser difícil. Por esta razón escribimos un manual para que nuestros clientes y público en general accedan a información confiable y simple acerca de cómo mejorar sus resultados de búsqueda. Read more

Introducing the Tectonica SEO Guide

Introducing the Tectonica SEO Guide

(Para la version en Español, haga click aquí.) SEO is a key component of any online strategy. Unfortunately, learning the basics sufficiently to manage your own SEO, without outside consultants, can be tricky. So we wrote a guide of our own, for our clients and anyone else who would like clear, straightforward information about improving your search results. Read more

Holiday Gifts That Change The World

Holiday Gifts That Change The World

Still looking for a last minute Christmas gift? Skip the chaos at the mall, stay home with loved ones, cook some delicious food and, instead, make a donation to a great organization. Here, we have gathered some of our favorite Tectonica recommendations for giving to make the world a better place. You’ll receive instant karma and - for our friends in the US - the extra gift of year-end tax deductions.  (And while decorations may give a few minutes of holiday cheer, the real elves making Christmas baubles have a different experience.) Below are several of the wonderful organizations we've worked with over the past year who would love a gift of holiday cheer. Read more

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