The location of the countdown timer and slider side bar links can be seen here on the front end.
Click on the Home Page Options link form the dashboard. and then select the "slider sidebar" option.
Select the time of day and date that the countdown should end
Add the countdown button text and countdown button link.
Change the countdown button timer by hovering over the image and clicking the "remove" button.
Then, add in a new image from your media library or upload a new image.
NOTE: Please use and image that is 300 x 110 pixels wide.