As someone well-tuned to the web development world, it’s not hard to understand why small business are moving in large numbers to WordPress.
It’s combination of ease of use – easy enough for non-technical people to manage great sites – and powerful flexibility are unmatched. WordPress also has distinct advantages for search engine optimization, and given that traffic and leads are the lifeblood of business, it’s not a big leap to understand how important these SEO advantages are.
WordPress is now the fasting growing platform in the world for websites, with over 25 billion WordPress websites or blogs in existence. As the open-source WordPress community grows, and the number of business WordPress themes, plugins, and resources continues to grow exponentially, the advantages of WordPress over other solutions will only grow larger and more apparent.
Given all the growth and buzz, it’s worth taking a moment to step back and look at some of the best things to come out so far. Here are our picks for some of the top small business WordPress themes. Each of the theme developers we’ve listed below also have many other options not listed here.
Taking the group together, you just have to shake your head and marvel at the quality of a website you can now get for $40-$70. Just a few years ago, it would have cost thousands of dollars and months of development time to get an equivalent site.
Enjoy our round up of the top WordPress business themes.
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BUSINESS WORDPRESS THEMES BY ELEGANT THEMES
Please note: Unlike other themes, all Elegant Themes come together in a package. Get one, get them all. It’s one of the best deals in the WordPress universe. So if you are looking for a single recommendation or best place to go, this is probably it. Visit the site or click the individual demos below.
1. Elegant Themes MyProduct
MyProduct is one of many beautiful themes by Elegant Themes, known for their refined level of design. Like many business WordPress themes, My Product is designed to highlight one dominant product on the home page in order to raise conversion rates.
2. Elegant Themes TheSource
The source is a remarkably sophisticated and bold WordPress theme for small businesses. It offers similar feature-plus-widgets homepage but with bolder colors and design.
3. Elegant Themes MyCuisine
Although named with a restaurant theme, MyCuisine has design elements that are popular for lots of small businesses.
4. Elegant Themes TheCorporation
Very similar to MyProduct, TheCorporation is also a feature-style business WordPress theme with bold, beautiful design.
5. Elegant Themes LeanBiz
One of our favorite WordPress business themes – LeanBiz has a simple yet sophisticated design with a bold, prominent feature area.
6. Elegant Themes Webly
Webly is a unique design with bold feature area and a bold combinations of colors and designs elements.
7. Elegant Themes Chameleon
A beautiful theme that’s not necessarily intended for small business, but offers just what most small businesses need with a lead feature image, widgetized homepage, and customizable design.
8. Elegant Themes Minimal
Minimal is just what it says – a minimalist-styled small business theme. As with many minimalist designs, simplicity here equals a beautiful, powerful look.
9. Elegant Themes Feather
Feather just shows what great design can do. Feather’s home page has the same elements as many business WordPress themes but takes on a completely different feel with it’s smooth design.
10. Elegant Themes Nova
Nova is another of our favorite WordPress themes for small businesses. Like LeanBiz, it’s places overwhelming emphasis on a nicely designed feature area for delivering a powerful message about your small business.
11. Elegant Themes Evolution
Another simple yet powerful minimalist-type design by Elegant themes.
12. Elegant Themes Modest
Modest has the kind of minimalist design that makes it powerful. We particularly the featured headline at the top.
13. Elegant Themes DeepFocus
DeepFocus is supposed to be a photography theme, but it’s just as well suited for showcasing a portfolio or other images that convey the work you do.
14. Elegant Themes SimplePress
SimplePress is a beautifully designed minimalist WordPress business theme. It offers just what most businesses need to convey their message in an elegant non-overwhelming package.
BUSINESS WORDPRESS THEMES BY STUDIOPRESS
15. StudioPress Outreach
Outreach is one of our favorite WordPress themes for businesses and organizations, a beautiful blend of color and style.
16. StudioPress Metric
Metric is a bold business WordPress theme for businesses that want to make a statement.
17. StudioPress Enterprise
StudioPress makes great WordPress themes for small businesses. Enterprise offers a fresh yet appropriate image for diverse business types.
18. StudioPress Executive
Executive is a WordPress theme for business that want to project a serious and stable demeanor.
BUSINESS WORDPRESS THEMES BY WOOTHEMES
19. Woo Themes Optimize
WooThemes Optimize is a classic site that give high profile to a feature product or service. It’s great for optimizing conversion rates.
20. Woo Themes Coffee Break
Coffee Break is similar to Optimize with a few design difference. Again, it strongly features a core product and service and it’s a great business WordPress theme for improving online conversion rates.
BUSINESS WORDPRESS THEMES BY THEMEFOREST
21. ThemeForest Display
Display is perhaps the best selling business WordPress themes at ThemeForest. It offers an innovative front images that transitions by spinning and spiraling. Not for the conservative business, but for contemporary small businesses, this is a great choice.
22. ThemeForest InFocus
InFocus is another of the best sellers at ThemeForest, and has many of the same design elements as Display, but offers a more diverse and conservative set of front page options.
23. ThemeForest Luxury
Luxury is a minimalist small business theme. Many miminalist themes seem lacking, but Luxury pulls it off well, with well-designed and elegant simplicity.