New SitePoint Release Works Magic With Wicked Wordpress Themes

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In the quest to have an outstanding online presence, website developers and designers are increasingly asked to create ‘something different’. In its release of 'Learning How to Build Your Own Wicked WordPress Themes" SitePoint delivers the means to fulfill this need, and identifies a successful business model in the process - one that caters to a hungry market.

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.... learn how to maximize profits by effectively marketing and selling your themes on the Web's biggest marketplaces

Amateur and professional website builders around the world acknowledge that one of the biggest benefits of using the WordPress platform for creating websites is that it is very flexible - it is possible to change the look of your WordPress site, its 'theme', at the click of a mouse, using freely available off-the-shelf solutions.

Knowing how to create Wordpress themes has become very much an in-demand skill to possess. So the release by Sitepoint of a new book 'Build Your Own Wicked Wordpress Themes' is being so warmly received.

That WordPress theme designers can earn between $10k and $25k per month may go some way to explaining the book’s success.

The Need To Be Different

Websites owners know that every day there is more competition in getting the attention of their targets - people, businesses, and of course, the search engines.

By recruiting WordPress designers with the skills to create unique and excitingly different websites, they now reap the rewards of increased traffic. They are demanding up-to-the-minute search engine optimization (SEO) features, with the inclusion of graphics and images that relate specifically to their website.

The authors of 'Build Your Own Wicked Wordpress Themes' know this. They have combined their areas of specialty, to create a book that expertly explains the anatomy of Wordpress, and its essential theme components, before progressing from theory to the practical aspects of hands-on design.

The Business of WordPress Themes

Those who specialize in the construction of well-designed, professional WordPress themes are fast becoming the website design ‘elite’, and many are able to command high prices that recognize the quality of their work.

It is a very lucrative business model, and understanding the issues of licensing, providing ongoing support, offering multiple color schemes and embracing changing technologies, is vital to your success.

SitePoint is delighted that 'Build Your Own Wicked Wordpress Themes' includes realistic and credible information about making money from the creation of your themes, saying readers will “.... learn how to maximize profits by effectively marketing and selling your themes on the Web's biggest marketplaces”.

More information about 'Build Your Own Wicked Wordpress Themes' is available at http://www.sitepoint.com/books/wordpress1/.

About SitePoint

SitePoint.com is an online magazine and book publisher for professional Web Developers, Freelancers and Web Design Firms. The SitePoint.com Website reaches 2.0 million unique visitors per month.

About The Authors

Raena Jackson Armitage
WordPress wizard with a background in content management and training.

Allan Cole
Thematic framework guru specializing in front-end user experience and WordPress customization.

Brandon R. Jones
Best-selling theme author with a strong background in graphic design, digital illustration, and user interface design.

Jeffrey Way
Theme specialist who ran the biggest online marketplace for buying and selling WordPress themes for over two years.

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MATT MICKIEWICZ
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