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WordCampNYC 2009 - Adria Richards - Borrow Buy or Build Get Your

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WordCampNYC 2009 - Adria Richards - Borrow Buy or Build Get Your

  1. 1. Borrow Buy or Build Get Your Dream Theme or Bust! Wordcamp NYC 2009 Adria Richards http://butyoureagirl.com http://freshworkshops.com @adriarichards
  2. 2. Desire + Effort = Great Looking Site! Photo credit: welovewep.com
  3. 3. Results of a Great Wordpress Site     <ul><ul><li>Increased Traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Healthy SEO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualified leads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ad space sales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentions on other blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Theme Choices <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Free Themes </li></ul><ul><li>http://wordpress.org/extend/themes </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Themes </li></ul><ul><li>http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/commercial </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Themes http://automattic.com/services/wordpress-consultants </li></ul>Photo credit: liammckay7
  5. 5. Free Themes are not Photo credit: klynslis
  6. 6. Free Themes Photo credit: Reiner Schubert
  7. 7. Commercial Themes Photo credit: Alex92287
  8. 8. Custom Themes Photo credit: NJScott
  9. 9. Theme Choices <ul><li>Free Themes </li></ul><ul><li>Free, Fast, No support,  </li></ul><ul><li>Very common </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Themes </li></ul><ul><li>$30-$200, Fast, Support,  </li></ul><ul><li>More options to customize,  </li></ul><ul><li>common </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Custom Themes $150-$6,000, Takes Time,  </li></ul><ul><li>Support, Very customizable,  </li></ul><ul><li>unique </li></ul>Photo credit: Renata @
  10. 10. Borrow Buy or Build Get Your Dream Theme or Bust! Wordcamp NYC 2009 Adria Richards http://butyoureagirl.com http://freshworkshops.com @adriarichards

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