A good looking blog design is essential to the success of your blog. If you have the budget then a custom blog design is recommended however if you are strapped for cash there are many premium themes available for $100 and less.
Custom Blog Design
A custom design for your blog can cost anything from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand, depending on the quality and popularity of the designer.
|Design Saurus have built up a great reputation for quality affordable designs in the last few years. They designed the current BloggingTips theme and they have also did work for high profile bloggers such as Daniel Scocco and Yaro Starak.|
|Unique Blog Designs is one of the leading blog design companies on the net and has designed blogs for some big names including John Chow and ShoeMoney.|
|With blog design starting from $1500, The Blog Studio do everything from blog design to original artwork to wordpress plugins.|
|Founded by self proclaimed WordPress Rockstar Addi, Radiite have an impressive portfolio and are well known for designing beautiful blogs which stand out from the crowd.|
|With some very impressive artwork in their designs, Moxie Design Studios mostly design for female oriented websites.|
Premium themes are usually of a higher quality than publicly released themes however the designs are not exclusive and are resold many times. Expect to pay anything up to $100.
|WP Designer has a $5 club which will give you access to many themes. Good value for money.|
|iThemes have a vast range of single use and multiple use premium themes starting from $29.95.|
|Template Monster have a huge range of wordpress, mambo and joomla templates to browse with. Some are of a good quality however older designs are overpriced and there are better alternatives available for free.|
A logo is essential for branding and marketing your blog.
|David Airey is the leading logo designer who designed the BloggingTips logo. He has also did logos for high profile blogs such as DoshDosh.|