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JeffreyWay Moderator says

Hey guys!

I’m going to be speaking at WordCamp Kansas City this weekend on the business of WordPress themes, and I was thinking that it might be nice to, at the end of my presentation, list a handful of the best tips from our little community here.

If you could only provide a one sentence piece of advice to an up and coming theme developer, what would it be?

I’ll then choose a handful of the best quotes, and add them to my slides, and, of course, give credit + linkage to you.

Hopefully, you can help me out! Hope you’re all doing well. :D

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Weborithm says

Don’t get intimidated by the amount of customization options other themes offer, focus on uniqueness and originality.

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ThemeProvince says

Patience is an important factor to become successful. More options, cleaner design & code will increase your reputation, client base and most importantly your income.

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Kai-ser says

A well-designed theme won’t need a lot of options.

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PixelBin says

Quality over quantity. One unique best-seller will accumulate significantly more sales than a couple of cheap remakes.

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crozer says

Commercial themes will make you rich. Original themes will make you proud(er).

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nrobjohn says

Things will be very confusing at first, but with practice and patience you will get there.

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cudazi Staff says

Plan every step of the design and development process, then sleep on it.

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cudazi Staff says

duplicate post…

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FRESHFACE says

Learn from mistakes of other developers and keep it simple.

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