The Risks of Premium Themes for Successful Businesses

I did a review of Envato and ThemeForest last year discussing the race to the bottom and the financial challenges for both business owners, and theme authors. The focus, however, was on the existence of the marketplace in the first place and the lucrative vision of the millionaire theme author in the context of the low-cost offers for $500 WordPress websites. This is a short run of the drawbacks for business owners tempted to spend some cash on a custom WordPress theme and taking a shortcut with a premium WordPress theme within the $30-$150 range. Keep in mind that not all… Continue Reading

Envato Or Why Race To the Bottom Is Dangerous?

I have a few friends who are pretty good with WordPress development, have a few decent plugins out there and love the community. They started small and began with playing with some themes and plugins, and then learned development by building their own solutions in the evening and over the weekend. For some of them that adventure happened some 6-7 years ago. They still love WordPress, and they also like the community. They maintain their free plugins and such. But they have to do other 9-to-5 jobs in order to make a living. They've tried to sell their services and products, but within… Continue Reading

Interview With ThemeForest Author Slobodan Kustrimovic – WPCanyon

Hello everyone, today we will discuss the hot topics on the Internet and specifically the WordPress platform and some premium hints from the ThemeForest market presented by one of the authors there - Slobodan Kustrimovic (a.k.a. wpcanyon). He is an expert in the WP world and has published few themes on ThemeForest and currently working on a new framework in his passion to constantly improve the quality and usability of his products. ---------------- M: Hi Slobodan and thanks for your time. How are the things going on your side? S: Hi Mario. Can't complain, everything is great at the moment.… Continue Reading