Best WordPress Themes For Speakers, Life Coaches and Motivational Speakers 2018

If you're a speaker, life coach, fitness coach, or branding expert, we've got the roundup for you.  We scoured the internet (and believe us, it's not easy) to find the best WordPress themes for you.  

In this roundup, we've collected the 10 best themes for speakers, coaches, and experts.  We tried to find ones that had features like an engagement/event calendar, a subscription or newsletter function, and social media connectivity.  However, we also included some themes that didn't have that functionality but were still really nice.

Check out the round up and let us know what you think.

Pros Cons

has a 1-click install process

includes multiple layouts

is easy to use

a slider plugin

has many options, making configuration complicated

This theme is named "Speaker and Life Coach," and it is an excellent choice for speakers or coaches because it includes 5 different designs, including ones for life coaches, speakers, speaking bureaus, and weigh loss/other coaches.

We selected it because it is well designed and clean, and among users, it's very highly reviewed. Some of the cool features of "Speaker and Life Coach" are that it has a built in booking and events engine and an ebook download (to help collect email addresses).  Also, it includes plugins, has many customization options, is SEO optimized, has a drag and drop builder, supports WooCommerce, has a 1-click install process, is skinable, offers free suppport, and includes multiple layouts.

Included with Speaker and Life Coach are icons, background images, fonts, a slider plugin, custom widgets, and demos. This theme is simple to install and easy to use. Speaker and Life Coach works well on tablets and mobile devices. It is also multilingual.

The drawbacks of Speaker and Life Coach are that it is has many options, making configuration complicated. Nevertheless, this theme is an alluring option for your website.

Pros Cons

has many customization options

is SEO optimized

supports WooCommerce

has a 1-click install process

includes multiple layouts

is mobile friendly

is popular

icons

fonts

AJAX functionality

not free

This clean and professional theme is called Writer. Although it's designed for authors, this theme is a excellent option for speakers and/or life coaches, since it looks excellent and includes some extremely useful features.  It has multiple homepage designs, has space for logos of companies that you've worked with, and even a store option so you can sell books or other items.

Top noteworthy features of Writer include: it includes plugins, has many customization options, is SEO optimized, supports WooCommerce, has a 1-click install process, is skinable, offers free suppport, and includes multiple layouts.

Included with Writer are icons, background images, fonts, custom widgets, AJAX functionality, and demos. Writer enjoys a large user base, so it is simple to obtain help and support. Writer looks great on mobile. It is also multilingual.

Pros Cons

has many customization options

integrates with social media

icons

fonts

demos

not free

SteadyIncome is a popular theme for business coaches, real estate/investment speakers, and professional branders. In addition to being well designed, SteadyIncome is one of our favorite themes because it includes plugins, has many customization options, is SEO optimized, has a 1-click install process, offers multiple color choices, integrates with social media, and offers free suppport.

This theme is a great choice for speakers or coaches because it was specifically designed to get the maximum amount of engagement -- and email/social media subscription signups. Included with this theme are icons, fonts, a slider plugin, and demos. SteadyIncome works well on tablets and mobile devices.

Pros Cons

is mobile friendly

not free

Mentor is a top of the line theme that is built for speakers, mentors, and coaches.  This theme has everything you need to promote your brand and attract clients, including a booking engine, a newsletter subscription, and e-commerce integration to sell books, etc.

This theme is easy to install although it can take a while to get used to. Mentor enjoys a large user base, so it is simple to find help and support. Additional stuff included with Mentor are icons, background images, fonts, and a slider plugin. Mentor looks great on mobile.

Although it is not free, we like this theme due to the fact that it is pretty, and among users, it's very highly reviewed. It will definitely look great on your site.

Pros Cons

includes plugins

is SEO optimized

has a drag and drop builder

supports WooCommerce

is highly reviewed

icons

background images

not free

LifeGuide is designed for personal or life coaches, but it applies equally well for professional coaches, speakers, and branding experts.

In addition to being attention grabbing, LifeGuide is one of our favorite themes because it includes plugins, is SEO optimized, has a drag and drop builder, supports WooCommerce, offers multiple color choices, integrates with social media, and offers free suppport.

This theme is a excellent choice for speakers and coaches, as it includes an event management system, social media integration, and newsletter integration. This theme is a breeze to install and straightforward to use. Included with LifeGuide are icons, background images, fonts, custom widgets, AJAX functionality, and Retina images. LifeGuide looks great on mobile.

Pros Cons

is SEO optimized

fonts

may require setup support

too widely used

This theme is called OnePage Lite, and although it's not designed for speakers or coaches, it's general enough to work well for both.  It's a nice single page format, and best of all -- it's FREE.

We picked OnePage Lite since it is an elegant single page design that can be adapted to any industry. Top most significant features of OnePage Lite are that it is SEO optimized, has a 1-click install process, offers multiple color choices, and integrates with social media.

Included with this theme are icons, fonts, and custom widgets. Getting OnePage Lite to fit the political industry will involve some modification, so it's best for advanced users. OnePage Lite works well on tablets and mobile devices.

Pros Cons

offers free suppport

is mobile friendly

is easy to use

background images

fonts

custom widgets

may require additional plugins

This theme is titled Koehn. Originally designed for businesses, this theme makes a great choice for speakers and coaches as well, since it has a professional appearance and clean layout.  As with most of these themes, you'll want to replace the hero image with your photo -- but other than that, this theme is easily suited to speakers/coaches.

A few of the major benefits of Koehn are: it has many customization options, is SEO optimized, has a drag and drop builder, offers multiple color choices, offers free suppport, and includes multiple layouts.

Some of the things that come with Koehn are icons, background images, fonts, and custom widgets. This theme is simple to configure and straightforward to use. Koehn is mobile friendly. It is also multilingual.

However, this theme doesn't come with an event calendar -- so you may need to add that separately.

Pros Cons

includes multiple layouts

is multilingual

icons

1 column

is parallax

not free

If you're a fitness coach, here's a great one for you: This theme is named JustFit, and it has everything you need for your site.   It includes multiple different designs, as well as a built in store.

A few of the noteworthy features of JustFit are that it includes plugins, provides built in search, has many customization options, is SEO optimized, has a drag and drop builder, has a 1-click install process, offers multiple color choices, offers free suppport, and includes multiple layouts.

Included with JustFit are icons, background images, fonts, custom widgets, and demos.

Pros Cons

has many customization options

is SEO optimized

offers multiple color choices

offers free suppport

custom widgets

Retina images

demos

not free

This theme is called In Shape, and it's another great theme for fitness coaches. 

This theme is gorgeous looking and attention grabbing. A few of the main aspects of In Shape are that it includes plugins, has many customization options, is SEO optimized, offers multiple color choices, and offers free suppport.

Additional stuff included with In Shape are icons, background images, fonts, a slider plugin, custom widgets, Retina images, and demos. This theme is a breeze to set up although it can take time to completely understand. In Shape works well on tablets and mobile devices.

Pros Cons

has many customization options

offers multiple color choices

is easy to use

may require additional plugins

If you're looking for something simpler than the themes above, check out MyResume.  It's more of a resume theme, without the events calendaring and other features that other themes have (but that also means it's really easy to set up

MyResume has many customization options, is SEO optimized, has a drag and drop builder, offers multiple color choices, integrates with social media, and offers free suppport. 

Although it is nowhere near as feature packed as the other themes in this roundup, it's a good option if you're looking for something simple.

Pros Cons

offers free suppport

includes multiple layouts

is easy to use

not free

Like the themes above, but don't think they are unique enough for you?  Or do you need someone to add your photos and graphics in to these themes? A top rated developer on Fiverr will customize the theme to suit you (as well as upload content, install plugins, and more) starting at $50.  

This is a great option if you want something that doesn't look like other sites, but you don't want to spend a ton of money.  It's also a great option if you need some custom functionality on your site that the themes above don't do.  And given this developer's top ratings and quick turnaround, you're sure to get something great.

Pros Cons

has many customization options

is skinable

offers free suppport

is mobile friendly

not free

Another place to look for theme options is Fiverr.  On Fiverr, you can get a theme designed from scratch for under $100, or your can get an HTML site or PSD design turned into a WordPress theme for around $40.  If you already have an HTML site, or if you have a design in mind,  it's worth poking around Fiverr to see if there's a solution for your needs.

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