As you might have noticed, that I recently upgraded my blog to the ever so powerful Genesis framework with the Prose theme. Its functionality has been awesome. In my opinion its one of the most well structured theme for WordPress available as of today.
Customizing the design and monetizing the blog with ad spots is a breeze with simple hooks. This plugin allows you to place pieces of codes or images all over the blog. If you are not sure of the placements of easy hooks, or the availability of the various hooks, then take a look at the following resources that are simple awesome.
A simple reference guide that was crated by the guys at StudioPress will help you to understand the various hooks available. – Genesis Hook Reference
I recently also came across a blog that offers some good information about the Genesis framework had a cool post on the exact placement of these hooks. This is a visual representation of the placement of hooks. Its makes using the hooks so easy that would love Genesis even more now. Genesis Hook Visual Reference
I hope that you enjoy tweaking your blog for maximum results. Happy Blogging.