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March 6th in WordPress Themes by .

Not everyone is lucky enough to travel the world and learn about new cities and cultures for a living. The good news is you can make a business out of building sophisticated location-based websites as long as you invest your time into offering killer content on them. Of course, you are going to have to spend some money on your logo, theme design, and business tools. WP Locator is a sophisticated WordPress theme that makes starting a location-based website a bit easier.

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December 28th in WordPress Themes by .

Social, local networks are the new game in town these days. Websites such as Foursquare and Gowalla are allowing many local businesses to better connect with their prospects in their area. You may not be able to clone Foursquare with WordPress (not easily anyway), but you can use city guide themes for WordPress to develop local portals covering all kinds of topics specific to your area. These 3 city portal themes for WordPress can help:

Geo Places: a dynamic theme that enables you to start your very own city portal covering small businesses and events in your local area. It has everything you would need to make your website a premium product. [click to continue…]

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November 30th in Premium Themes by .

Local is the present and future. Those of you who have played with Foursquare and other geo-location services recently understand the power of these networks. Local businesses are always on the lookout for ways to promote their business and those sites let them do just that. You can always create your own portal if you feel you can do a better job promoting businesses around your local area. Geo Places for WordPress is just the theme for that. It’s a very unique theme that gives you the chance to create a city directory and start making some money for your efforts too.

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July 23rd in Free Plug-ins by .

Foursquare is one of the most exciting local social networks around. It has turned exploring cities into a game and has given plenty of people the chance to find new places of service in their city and meet up with friends too. This social network gives businesses the chance to reward their loyal customers. In addition, it provides customers with the chance to share their experiences and tips about places with their friends. Foursquare may not be as popular as Twitter or Facebook at this point, but it is gaining momentum really fast. It’s a very fun network to be a part of and can encourage you to discover new places in your city.

If you are just getting started with Foursquare or want to share your adventures with your audience, you are going to need Foursquare Map for WordPress. It’s a straight-forward plugin that lets you share your check-ins on a map with the world. It does not require you to know any programming. All you need is a Foursquare account and some activity on that network.

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