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Non Profit Theme Advice

April 18, 2017

My friend works for a non-profit and she’s sort of in charge of the IT department because like a lot of non-profits, they don’t have a lot of people who are skilled and qualified as IT professionals.  That’s why she asked me to help her find a great looking theme for their new website.  A few quick searches later, I found a collection of great looking WordPress Non-Profit/Fundraising themes that might be just what they need to set up a…

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Traveling The WordPress World

April 13, 2017

I’ve got a friend in Peru who runs a small travel agency.  Nothing fancy, just a little store front with a couple computers, some posters on the wall, some desks, chairs, a couple more chairs in the lobby.  Some potted plants, some…you get the picture, a typical travel agency.  Well, he’s looking for a new website, something where he can blog about travel and amazing destinations with a cool looking theme that works well for his purposes.  I’ve found a…

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Clothing Store Themes

April 12, 2017

I found a couple of things that I found to be pretty interesting the other day.  I’m searching high and low for a new theme, this time in the fashion industry.  I’ve found collections that have gotten me on the right track, stuff that says things like here are some great themes for a men’s clothing store and these are some stylish, feminine themes for a women’s clothing store.  But my question is this, is there really a difference?  …

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Fast Loading Theme Advice

April 5, 2017

My buddy Paul is looking for a theme for his new WordPress site.  I asked what his requirements were for it and he rambled on for about 10 minutes, describing how he needed a site that could ‘get the ladies’ and other nonsense.  No website can do that!  He finally hit on the fact that he wanted a WordPress theme that would load up very, very fast, so I helped him find a great theme that will really fit with…

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Minimalist Themes and WordPress, How They Fit Together

April 3, 2017

If you’re building an online business, you probably already know that WordPress and a nice WooCommerce Theme can do wonders for your business, whether you’re already established or you’re just getting started.  WordPress is a wonderful platform for any business and with what WooCommerce adds to the table, it’s a mesmerizing combination.  WooCommerce has so many additional plugins you can add to get all the features you want without paying a lot of money.  Some do cost a little bit,…

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Some News from the World of WordPress

April 3, 2017

By now, you’ve almost certainly heard about WordPress.  It accounts for over a quarter of websites in the entire world, WordPress can be used to create any kind of online magazine, from sports, to news, fashion, gaming.  You name it.  That’s because there are so many different magazine themes available for you to choose from, each one might be perfect for one particular type of website,  but not as appropriate for others.  No matter what kind of magazine you choose…

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Blogging About Your Personal Life With WordPress

April 3, 2017

Whether you’re delivering news stories or you want to blog about your life with a personal blog theme for WordPress, you need to find that perfect theme that really grabs the attention of your readers.  The best blog themes are generally quite simple, with easy navigation, typography that makes the website really readable and only the features necessary to create a great user friendly experience.  More than that seems to be overkill. But anyway, I love a great blog, people…

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Delicious WordPress Themes for a Delicious Website

April 3, 2017

I have a friend who’s opening a restaurant in Ames, so I helped him find a delicious selection of restaurant themes for WordPress. It felt like a pretty good selection of themes, so we’re narrowing down our short list of possibilities so we can install it and get all the plugins set up.  I’m really enjoying helping somebody build a business, since I’ve got a lot more experience with this kind of stuff.  Well, and I’ll be getting free food…

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Masonry Grid Portfolio Themes Can Make a Big Impact

April 3, 2017

A friend of mine, Karen, asked what type of themes I like for portfolios.  Well, I said to Karen, I said…what I’ve found in my travels through the internet is that masonry grid themes make for great portfolios no matter what kind of portfolio it is.  Something about that design makes it perfect for showing content in a nice, orderly way, with no distractions.  Maybe I just have an authoritarian personality, maybe I would have been better going to military…

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Wedding Themes on a Budget

April 3, 2017

I have a friend of a friend who’s getting married this summer and so the discussion came up about how they were keeping track of the invitations and RSVPs and getting all the information out about location and all of that.  Well, they didn’t know, so I suggested a website.  I forwarded a list of incredible looking wedding themes for WordPress so they could find something that worked for their needs.  I’m happy to say I’ll be setting that site…

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