Picking a WordPress Theme For Your Business

Getting Business Owners Up to Speed With WordPress Themes
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Attention: Business Owners and SoloPreneurs

Feel Unable to Choose Which WordPress Theme is Right for Your Business?

  • Already bitten by a poor theme?
  • No idea what makes a good theme?
  • No idea where to look for great themes?
  • Confused by the WordPress Terminology?

Instead of making the same mistakes discover the key knowledge you need to make an informed decision. No Previous WordPress Knowledge Needed.

Last Updated: March 2016

This course takes you step by step from working out your website requirements to locating candidate themes for your business. The candidate can then be narrowed down by taking each theme for a test drive.

Based on the instructors experience, the course explores the different marketplaces and major theme sellers. How to understand the different listing styles.

The course takes the time to ensure you aren't confused by WordPress terminology and know how to describe the features you are looking for.

Once you've found your short list you will be taken through a due diligence checklist to make sure your theme designer is giving good support and is going to be around to support you in the future.

The course is organised in a step by step manner, which can work through in order. Look over the instructors shoulder, using screencast recording, as he explains each part and then works through examples of the process.

Also provided are key documents to help you make the best decisions. Such as the test drive checklist for you to complete as you follow along.

The course should take about 2 hours to complete fully but you will be making progress towards finding the perfect theme for business within 30 minutes.

As a bonus the course shows you how to enhance any WordPress theme using some key WordPress plugins. Plus how to engage a developer to enhance the theme for you.

What are the requirements?

  • No WordPress Knowledge Required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Pick the Best WordPress Theme for Their Business
  • Understanding WP Themes and Their Component Parts
  • Why Free Themes Aren't Always the Answer
  • Why Not All Paid Themes are Equal
  • Find Different Locations to Buy Themes
  • Understand Behind the Scenes of Several Top Themes

Who is the target audience?

  • This WordPress Course is Meant for Business Owners and Solopreneurs who are Trying to Decide on a WordPress Theme for Their Business
  • It is Aimed at Non Experts of any Level who Need to Understand WordPress Themes in More Depth

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: How to Pick The Best WordPress Theme For Your Business
Why not Free Themes?
Section 2: Building Your Requirement List - Know What You Want
Building a Quick Requirements Document
The Focus of the Site - with examples
Key Pages - with examples
Organising Your Pages
Using Your Existing Resources
Section 3: Understanding the Design Parts of WordPress
WordPress Anatomy 101
Section 4: Where to get Themes?
Theme Libraries
Elegant Themes
Thrive Themes
Genesis Themes - Studio Press
Section 5: Who are you buying from?
Checking Out Theme Sellers - Due Dilligence
Section 6: Doing a Theme Drive
Test Drive Checklist
Example Test Drive
Section 7: Example Themes
Real Theme Examples
Divi Theme
Avada Theme
Section 8: Going The Extra Mile
Going The Extra Mile
Name Capture - Thrive Leads
Forms - Gravity Forms
Grids - Essential Grids
Landing Pages - OptimizePress 2
Customising Further - Child Themes - What are they?
Section 9: Also In This Series
Also In This Series

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Instructor Biography

Rob Wilson, Business Development Marketer

Founder of the BizSysMan, building business improving systems.

Over 20 years in IT at the Director level. I work as the bridge between IT and the business to produce business systems that produce a return on investment.

Expert in Active Campaign, OptimizePress, OptimizeMember. With certifications in Sales Funnel Creation and Content Marketing.

Also loves WordPress and PHP programming :)

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