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WordPress Dream Theme 2.0 »

NEW! WordPress Dream Theme Version 2.0 is NOW AVAILABLE …

The WordPress Dream Theme is a user friendly, customizable theme that is an ideal solution for online magazines, online newspapers, and other websites that wish to use WordPress as a content management system.

If you’re sick and tired of trying to find the “perfect” WordPress theme among the hundreds of amateur ones out there, you’ve come to the right place …

Stop Looking for the “Perfect” WordPress Theme … You’re Only Wasting Your Time!

Instead of spending countless hours trying to customize your own theme to get it to look exactly the way you want, shouldn’t you be spending your precious time doing the things that actually put money in your pocket?

The WordPress Dream Theme is amazingly different from any other premium WordPress theme you have seen before! It can literally save you hours of frustration and hundreds of dollars in custom design work, because it includes free installation, setup, and customization …

WordPress Dream Theme Features

  • Featured Content Glider on Home Page

    Showcase your most important content in a dynamic scrolling slider! The Dream Theme features a built-in content glider that can easily be turned on or off from the theme options page. No need to install the Featured Content Gallery plugin or modify any template files … all you have to do is tag any post from any category with the word “featured” and it will automatically appear in the featured content glider. Additionally, there’s no need to use custom fields to insert the featured image … the featured content slider will automatically display the first image inserted into the post.

  • Flexible Home Page Layout

    The WordPress Dream Theme gives you absolute control over the display of your content on the home page of your site. From the theme options page you can choose whether to display your most recent posts (the default setting) or to display posts by category instead (for a “magazine-style” layout). Additionally, you have the option to arrange posts side-by-side or in a single column, and you can easily display the full post content or just the excerpt. Finally, if you want to include content from a WordPress page in addition to your latest posts, you can optionally configure the home page to display any other published page on your site.

  • Social Media Integration

    Easily add links to all of your social media profiles by simply entering the URL to each of your social media sites from the theme options page. If you don’t want a particular social media site to be included, simply leave that profile URL blank on the theme options page! Encourage your site visitors to connect with you on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube … and use the power of your blog to build relationships with your followers.

  • Theme Options Page

    No need to edit HTML or hack your theme template file! Choose from five different color options, upload your own custom header image, and configure the general settings for your site from the WordPress Dream Theme Settings page. The WordPress Dream Theme Settings page also gives you a convenient place to copy and paste your Google analytics tracking code, so you can easily measure your traffic and track your results.

  • Upload Header Image From Dashboard

    Customize the header image of your site from directly within the WordPress dashboard! You won’t have to use a third-party FTP client to upload your header image (and waste time trying to figure out exactly what the file name should be, or which folder in your site it needs to go in), and if the image you decide to use isn’t already sized correctly when you upload it, you’ll have the ability to automatically crop and resize it to fit!

  • Easy Integration with Feedburner

    Offer a convenient way for subscribers to stay current with your latest content! The WordPress Dream Theme allows you to add a Feedburner subscription form to the sidebar of your site, and all you have to do is enter your Feedburner ID on the theme options page.

  • Flexible Drop-Down Navigation Menu

    Using the pageMash plugin for WordPress, you can drag and drop your pages in the order you want them to appear, and easily add drop-down menus up to three levels deep!

  • Optimized For Search Engines

    Whether you know anything about SEO or not, this theme will help you rank higher in the search engines for your particular keywords because it comes pre-installed with the All-In-One-SEO plugin for WordPress! Several WordPress plugins come pre-installed with your purchase of this theme, including those that are guaranteed to boost your search engine rankings!

  • Widgetized Sidebars

    Drag and drop any available widgets into the sidebar of your site, or add the custom “tabs” widget to show your most popular posts, categories, archives, and tags.

  • Optional Thumbnail Images

    From the theme options page you can choose whether to display thumbnail images or not, and the beautiful thing is that you don’t even have to use custom fields to display the thumbnails! Using a powerful plugin called “Get The Image,” the WordPress Dream Theme will automatically create your thumbnail images for you.

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Twitter Backgrounds »

Who Else Wants to Customize Their Twitter Profile With a Custom Background Image?

Not having a custom twitter background is a huge mistake that is costing you leads and business and website traffic.

The biggest problem with most free twitter graphics out there is that they don’t accurately reflect your true personality or include the right information that needs to displayed on your background. And since your twitter background is essentially one big advertisement for your website or blog, not having a professionally-designed graphic reflects poorly on you.

You’ll never get a second chance to make a good first impression.

That’s why it is so important to make sure that your twitter profile conveys the right information. A high-quality, professional and friendly background design can help skyrocket the number of new followers you get, as well as the number of visitors who click through to your actual website.

The importance of branding your online image cannot be understated! Let your visitors gain a better understanding of who you are, what you have to offer, and why they should take you seriously.

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Are Video Sales Letters the “Next Big Thing” in Marketing? »

Attention: Business Owners & Internet Marketers

Are video sales letters the “next big thing” in marketing?

Well, just consider these facts:

>> More than 100 million videos are being watched everyday!

>> Around ten hours of video are uploaded every minute!

As a marketer, if you are not including video in your marketing strategies, you are missing out on an amazing opportunity to build relationships with your customers, to build a huge subscriber list, and to persuade and sell more than you ever thought possible!

Introducing the ONLY “Do it Yourself - or We’ll Do it For You” System Designed to Help You Create a Compelling Video Sales Letter that Will Turn Visitors into Subscribers, Buyers and Customers …
The Video Sales Letter Theme for WordPress!

Video Sales Letter

For more information … or to enter the “Big Web Video Giveaway” contest and get a chance to win a copy of Sony Vegas Movie Studio software, a Flip Video Camera with tripod, and a one-year subscription to EZS3.com for hosting your videos … click the link below:

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Sincerely,

Ben Cope
“The Internet Genius”

P.S. Remember, the Video Sales Letter Theme for WordPress is guaranteed to make creating sales letter pages as easy as 1-2-3!

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Hottest New Premiere Wordpress Theme Goes on Sale! »

WordPress Dream ThemeIf you are someone who has even thought about purchasing a professionally-designed WordPress theme, or if you’re just looking to take the design of your site to the next level, but you don’t particularly care to mess with the technical details, you definitely don’t want to miss the Dream Theme. Now I am proud to announce a special sale on the hottest new WordPress theme currently available … you can get your copy of the WordPress Dream Theme for as little as $97!

So what exactly can the “Dream Theme” do that a regular WordPress theme can’t? For starters, no other WordPress theme includes free installation or setup,let alone free customization, or the magic touch of a professional web designer!

Forget trying to customize your own theme or spending hours on end trying to get a specific plugin to work on your site! Not only does the WordPress Dream Theme include the services of the Internet Genius who designed it, but it also comes with all the plugins you need to maximize your WordPress blog.

Still not convinced? Check out these additional features:

  • Easy integration with Feedburner & Google Adsense
  • Custom theme options page to control the layout of your home page
  • Add featured post and thumbnail images to your site
  • Widget-enabled theme with four editable sidebars
  • Multiple page layouts available
  • Easily embed videos in your sidebar, or in posts or pages
  • Add RSS feeds directly to the home page of your site (not just in your sidebar) to feature additional content
  • Showcase your most recent post in the “Feature Article” section
  • Add your own banner ads or images to the footer of the home page, linked to wherever you want without editing any HTML code

Click here to get your copy of the WordPress Dream Theme!

Big Shot Blogging »

Big Shot BloggingMy friend, Bryan Clark, just released a new e-book called “Big Shot Blogging” …

I highly recommend this FREE e-book for anyone interested in taking their blog to the next level. It has over 70 pages of extremely valuable information:

  • Before Starting Your Blog
  • Registration & Hosting
  • Setting Up Your Blogging Platform
  • Must Have Plugins & Services
  • Producing Content
  • Driving Traffic
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Building a Community
  • Monetization
  • Analyzing Your Stats
  • RSS Subscribers
  • And Much More …

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WordPress Dream Theme »

I am proud to announce the launch of my first WordPress theme, the WordPress Dream Theme!

Are you getting frustrated trying to make your blog look exactly the way you want?

Does staring at HTML or PHP for too long give you a headache and drive you crazy trying to figure it all out?

If you’re sick and tired of trying to find the “perfect” WordPress theme, and you’re ready to take your site to the next level, then you must check out the WordPress Dream Theme!

Introducing the WordPress Dream Theme …

A premium WordPress theme that INCLUDES the services of the Internet Genius who designed it!

Just look at some of the incredible features included in the Dream Theme:

Showcase your featured article directly on the home page of your site, including a custom image!

You can also display the most recent posts from any of your categories, including thumbnail images.

Or, you can pull an RSS feed from any site and plug it in to the home page to add additional content and links to your site!

The Dream Theme also features an area on the home page of your site where you can place up to five affiliate banners or your own images and link them directly to the page that you want.

It’s easy to customize the layout of your sidebar using the built-in widgets that are included with WordPress, as well as the Dream Theme Options page, which allows you to completely customize the look & feel of your site!

Additional features include easy integration with Feedburner and Google Adsense, as well as all of the plugins you need to optimize your site for the search engines!

The WordPress Dream Theme is amazingly different from any other premium WordPress theme you have seen before! It can literally save you hours of frustration and hundredgs of dollars in custom design work, because it includes free installation, setup, and customization!

With the WordPress Dream Theme, you can finally put an end to the frustration and spend more time on the tasks that actually put more money in your pocket…

Click here to get your copy of the WordPress Dream Theme today and add the Internet Genius to YOUR team!


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11 Free Magazine Style WordPress Themes »

With the popularity of “magazine style” WordPress themes on the rise, I thought I’d post a collection of FREE magazine style WordPress themes.

A lot of professional blog designers, including Brian Gardner and Michael Pollock, have begun charging for these magazine style wordpress themes, but you should know that there are alternatives available! I don’t question the quality of a premium/paid blog design, but if you’re looking to go the do-it-yourself route and save some $$$, any of the themes below serve as a great starting point:

Jello Wala Mello WordPress Theme

Jello Wala Mello

Visionary: WordPress Theme

Visionary

Wordpress Magazine Theme: Mimbo

Mimbo

The Morning After

The Morning After

WP-Polaroid

WP-Polaroid

Grid Focus

Grid Focus

Victoria

Victoria

Newspaperize

Newspaperize

Trevilian Way

Trevilian

Upstart Blogger Futurosity Magazine

Upstart Futurosity

Gridlock

Gridlock


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Del.icio.us is my Best Friend »

I’ve been doing a lot of bookmarking lately … actually, I’ve always bookmarked a ton of sites, and my organizing strategies have never kept up with the growing list of sites I’d like to revisit. In fact, I don’t even think it would be possible to visit all of the sites I have bookmarked even if I had a week of nothing but “free” time. That’s where del.icio.us comes in …

When I first started bookmarking sites, I simply used the “Add to Favorites” or “Bookmark This Page” link found in my favorite browser of choice. Soon I found my list of bookmarks to be completely overflowing, unorganized, and difficult to navigate. The whole point of adding a bookmark to a site is to make it easier to find later … like when you’re reading a book and want to mark the last page you’ve read so you know where to pick back up again when you’re ready to keep reading. The problem with having too many bookmarks in your browser, however, is that it defeats the whole purpose of having bookmarks in the first place!

So I did what I thought made sense at the time … I decided to take the time to “organize” my bookmarks. The problem was that I found several folders and sub-folders containing links to sites that could really fall into multiple categories. For example, a Photoshop tutorial site that also has free brushes … should it go in the “Photoshop > Tutorials” folder, or the “Photoshop > Brushes” folder? I suppose I could simply bookmark the same site twice, but remember that I’m trying to simplify my bookmarks, not make them more difficult to navigate!

Then there’s the problem of finding a site you know you’ve bookmarked before, but you just can’t remember where you put it … or even worse, you’re trying to find a site you’ve bookmarked on your home computer, but you’re using a friend’s computer! Good luck!

That’s the beauty of del.icio.us … you can add as many “tags” to a site as you like, and you can even add your own detailed notes or description of a site for future reference. Whether you’re using your home computer, a laptop, a friend’s computer, or you’re in an internet café in the airport, wherever you have access to the internet, you can pull up your list of bookmarked sites! Better yet, even if you can’t exactly remember a particular site you may have bookmarked in the past, you can search your own del.icio.us links using the logical keywords (or tags) you would have added to the site when you created the link. Plus, del.icio.us helps you find new sites that others have bookmarked using the same tags.

If you’re not using del.icio.us to bookmark your sites, what are you waiting for? Create an account at del.icio.us, clear out your disorganized bookmarks, and discover the power of social bookmarking!


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Increase Your Web Traffic by 300% »

How would you like to get your hands on a powerful new tool that can instantly increase your traffic and subscriber rate by at least 300%?

What is this incredible new tool you might ask?

It is Mike Filsaime’s ‘Viral Friend Generator

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