Here's my slides from the WooThemes presentation at the Silicon Valley Bloggers & Writers meetup group.
- Choose themes for the look and feel
- Don't choose themes for functionality
- Themes should support plugins not the other way around
- Understand how WordPress themes work (widgets, menus, theme customizer, etc)
- Try free WooThemes first
- Try free plugins to see how we separate functionality away from design
- Four excellent themes: