If you’re running your own business, you have a lot to get off the ground. Among millions of other goals, you have to create a presence for your brand online. A website and blog are the most important factors in getting visibility for your business online. Fortunately, we have platforms like WordPress that make building and maintaining a quality site possible for almost anyone. Even better, there are people out there who create WordPress themes and templates to help us get started. For the entrepreneur who wants a head start on a beautiful site- here are 24 free premium WordPress themes to choose from:
This theme has a beautiful look and feel which supports all post formats. Versatile for any type of business or blog page, with free support from the designers. Most people who have used this site give it 5 stars for its adaptability and ease of use.
Ascent is extremely flexible and user-friendly for desktop, mobile, laptop, and tablet. This theme makes it easy to customize for exactly your purpose- even if you want your site to be multilingual. Uses HTML5 and CSS3.
This is the perfect theme if you’re running a restaurant or café. A customizable layout and colors, compatibility with most browsers, plugins for menu building, and a 5 out of 5 star user rating.
This theme is really focused on the cool user experience. The creator build parallax scrolling into a very simple design so users feel like they’re floating away with the balloons as the page scrolls. A great option for design freaks!
Created for book reviews, this site allows the perfect display of multiple products or images with included information. The website is SEO friendly and encourages visitor comments/reviews.
This theme puts your content in the spotlight with its minimalistic design and straightforward layout. Works perfectly for a blog site, magazine, or news site.
This responsive theme is great for showcasing a lineup of products or posts. You can feature products on the homepage plus there are five different widgets included (video, latest work, contact form, twitter feed, recent posts). Clean design with a retro feel.
Search engine optimized and versatile for any look you’re going for, Great is exactly that. A widget for popular posts and recent posts, plus a perfect blog-style layout. Bloggers haven.
Full-width header image with the parallax scrolling effect which is attention-grabbing. You can create a unique blog or website with this content-forward theme.
This theme is great for service providing businesses. It has homepage highlights for important information, compatibility with popular plugins, and a clean and flat design.
A streamlined theme perfect for portfolios and blogs. Image-centric, cross-browser compatible, custom widgets, and live previews of edits before saving. Add your own Google Analytics code, Google Maps, and more.
This theme comes with full-width sliders in the homepage and small featured sliders in the sidebar, portfolios, social icons, slogan, and other popular widgets. Fully responsive in different browsers and displays and created with the latest HTML5 and CSS3 website standard.
Mystile is an e-commerce theme that can be perfected for your unique needs. The theme is responsive as standard, clean, and lightweight.
This theme feels professional yet fluid. It looks great on any screen with its full-width slideshow on the homepage. The intent from this designer was to allow you to build your site around your work- not the other way around. It’s very adaptable and will look beautiful for any purpose.
As made obvious by the name, this theme is designed for presenting photos in a blog format. The layout is clean so the attention goes entirely to your images. No sidebars, no widgets, no footers- just photos.
Unlimited color selection, six post formats, tons of layout options, and over 600 Google fonts to choose from. The best part is the Quidus follows the mobile-first mentality, so your mobile visitors will have no problem accessing the full potential of your beautiful site.
A parallax header image makes this theme visually striking, along with its clean display and retina-ready design. Radiate is very customizable with css and WordPress customizer.
Semicolon is a very clean magazine theme. It features a responsive design and customizable images and menus. Feature dozens of posts on the homepage with different sizes images and descriptions.
A theme perfect for blogging, Serene has an elegant layout and a spacious design. You’ll have tons of options with its unlimited colors and multiple post formats.
The sharp design and fluid feel of this theme is built with the latest bootstrap technology. The creator says this theme will “make Google love your website” with its SEO-friendly approach. Sparkle is even e-commerce ready!
An eye-catching design with beautiful colors and thoughtful detail. This theme offers two layouts to choose from depending on your needs (a showcase option and a one-column option). Comes with six widget areas.
Stanley is a cute theme that makes your website fun and approachable. It employs Bootstrap technology and has a user-friendly interface. Simplicity is key with StanleyWP.
This theme was created specifically for writers. No fancy widgets or sidebars- just a straightforward space to share thoughts. Big, bold colors and a simple design make it easy to get your point across.
Built on Bootstrap and actively updated for efficiency, Zerif Lite is one of the most popular WordPress themes for web agencies, photography sites, and business portfolios.
Let us know which of these you like best and if you have any others to add to the list. Stay tuned for more entrepreneurial, lifestyle and travel hacks!