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Running an affiliate site - What kind of theme suits best?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by IMpossible, Dec 2, 2013.

  1. IMpossible

    IMpossible Supreme Member

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    Hi guys,

    I am in the mood of creating another affiliate site and was wondering what kind of theme I should use.
    Are there "classics" that everyone uses? Are there special things I must consider with my theme when I plan to make money with affiliate products?
    Appreciate your help guys!
     
  2. Porridge

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    A clean theme with as few distractions as possible.
     
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  3. michaelr1988

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    Just use a simple blogging theme, thats what I do. Nothing flashy, keep visitors focused on your content, they have more chance of clicking your aff links that way.
     
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    Use any theme that doesn't have too many distractions.

    Ones with simplest designs convert best for me. Use use complicated designs as it may look nice but that distracts users

    Make sure that they can see the "buy now"/ "try this " link Well (Big Font, Red Color)
     
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  5. IMpossible

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    Thanks for your replies guys! Do you know any fast loading WP themes out there?
     
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    imyself Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    i would Recommend Socrates.
     
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  7. IMpossible

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    Very beautiful theme! Can you recommend me more?
     
  8. peetrike

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    Try some magazine themes. Gazette theme is quite simple and good. Also Sahifa and Boulevard themes.

    Cheers
     
  9. lucasbraydon

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    Thesis 1.8.5 very simple and a very clean code it loads in no time. The higher versions of thesis are not so good in my opinion unless you can code.
     
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    Can't speak on Thesis. I'm only using Elegant Themes now. It's like $39 for access to 85 themes, they look beautiful, and their HTML is perfect according to W3 validator.