Resources and Tools

These are the resources and tools I'm either currently using or have used before. You may want to bookmark this page since I update my resources from time-to-time. By the way, some of the links are affiliate links. If you buy something through my links, I may earn a small commission but never at any additional costs to you.

Recording and Live Streaming

Ecamm Live – a live stream and video production studio for your Mac. Even has a StreamDeck integration. Try free for 14 days.

Screen Recording

Tella - easiest way to do screen recording, including your camera and computer audio. Tons of features. Works on PC and Mac.

Music and Sound Effects

Uppbeat - production music and sound effects made for content creators. Includes an AI playlist generator. Free and paid plans.

Websites

Hostinger - domain hosting, web hosting and web builder made easy. Includes AI tools too. Plans start around $2 per month.

Cloud Back-up

BackBlaze - a cloud backup and storage service with unlimited storage. Back-up your drives and never lose any media again.

Stock Footage and Images

Envato Elements - thousands of digital elements like stock footage, images, animations and more. Affordable and cleared for any use.

CleanShot X - super easy to use screen capture and recorder for the Mac. I use it instead of QuickTime. One-time purchase or monthly subscriptions.

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Riverside - an amazing all-in-one browser based production studio for video and podcasting. Comes with some unbelievable AI tools too. Free and paid plans.

StreamYard - simple to use browser based production studio for Mac or PC. Multi-stream or solocast. Free and paid plans.

YouTube

TubeBuddy - Features include keyword research, SEO studio, thumbnail A/B testing, and more. Free and paid plans.

VidIQ - Features include daily ideas, keyword rankings, AI titles, and more. Free and paid plans.

Editing

Final Cut Pro- Powerful video editing for beginners and professionals too. Mac only. Buy once, own forever.

Recut - Automatically cuts out the silence in your videos saving you a ton of time. Use this link and save $10!

Payhip - super simple site with the tools to sell digital downloads, courses, memberships, and more.

Podpage - create a beautiful, listener-friendly podcast site that even connects with a YouTube channel.

Animation and Plug-ins

MotionVFX- Easy-to-use and customize animations, titles, and effects for video. Free and paid options.

FXFactory- FxFactory provides a large selection of visual effect plugins and apps for professional video editors.

Affiliate Marketing

GeniusLinks - Easy to use URL shorter and revenue tracker for content creators.

Graphics and Design

Adobe Express - Offers easy-to-use templates, editing tools, and stock photos/videos, all without needing design experience. Free trail and paid plans. Part of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Freelance

iWorker - a virtual assistant agency that connects business owners with remote workers from impoverished countries. Hire a virtual assistant to help with social media, video editing, graphics, assistant duties, copywriting, and more.

Fiverr - an online marketplace that connects freelancers with clients looking to hire. Fiverr connects businesses with freelancers offering digital services in 500+ categories.

AI Tools

Video to Blog - Create high quality, SEO optimized blogs from YouTube videos in one click using AI. Customize based on tone, length, point-of-view, even add keywords. Free and paid plans.

CastMagic - Cloud-based AI tool that converts audio content into various types of content. It’s designed for long-form audio and podcasts. Upload an MP3 file to get transcripts, notes, summaries, highlights, quotes, and social media posts.

SubMagic - An AI for content creators that generates viral shorts in seconds. Make your short-form videos more captivating with Captions, B-Rolls, Zooms and Sound Effects.

Video Gear

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