Whether you are starting out or already have a channel, you may need resources and tools to help you create, organize, grow, market and promote your YouTube Channel. Here are the tools we recommend.
VIDEO CONTENT PLANNING RESOURCES
VIDIQ is a data driven tool that will help you identify content/keywords to create videos around to help you rank. Start FREE!
Canva has over 10K templates including many captivating designs created by graphic designers. Sign up FREE!
Use Crello to help you design eye-catching thumbnails that will get people to stop the scroll. Sign Up Free.
Use this speech to text transcription and translation app that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to create accurate captions for your YouTube video. Sign Up Free!
Manage and keep track every step of your YouTube task from content ideas to production, editing, thumbnail creation, publication and marketing using the Asana workflow system. The free tier is very robust!
CAPTION & VOICE OVER
Caption your videos or use Rev to record your video voice overs. Trey it Free!
VIDEO EDITING SOFTWARE
EASY TURNKEY EDITING
Filmora editing software is among the easiest startup software for new YouTubers and creators. It has easy to add customized transitions, effects and more!
Camtasia is one of the most powerful video editing software for Windows computers. Great for creating tutorials, and other talking head content.
HIGH FUNCTIONING FREE EDITOR
DaVinci Resolve is a color correction and non-linear video editing application for macOS, Windows, and Linux,
FINAL CUT PRO
Final Cut Pro, previously Final Cut Pro X, is a professional non-linear video editing application published by Apple Inc. as part of their Pro Apps family of software programs
VIDEO PRODUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
A popular camera that a lot of new YouTubers use. Hawa and Jay Jay both use this camera.
Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless
This is the Sony camera preferred by a lot of video content creators as a start up camera
Deity Lapel Mic
Jay Jay uses this wired lapel mic which improves the sound quality of videos and is perfect for talking head sit-down videos
NEEWER RING LIGHT KIT
The Neewer brand of ring lights is among the most durable and sturdy. The light’s circumference is 18″ & a stand that rises to 5 feet or 155cm.
NEEWER DESK TRIPOD
For your DSLR or Mirrorless camera, Neewer makes this super sturdy, high quality awesome desk tripod.
Targus 66′ Tripod
This adjustable tripod Jay Jay uses is designed to stabilize most digital cameras and camcorders and is great for photographer of all levels of experience.
Aduro U-Stream Selfie Stick Tripod 51
Use this extendable selfie stick for vlogging or capturing moments with your mobile phone, or using it as a dashboard or desk mounted camera for talking head videos
Canon EOS 24mm Pancake Lens
Use this lens with your Canon M50 to create depth to field ratio & that blurring effect for your sit down and in front of camera videos
Zhiyun – Crane M2 3-in-1 Handheld Stabilizer
If your channel involves action shots, adventure, vlogging, pranks, and any other activity that involved a lot of high motion movement, it’s a good idea to invest in an image stabilizer to improve your video quality & watchhours.
JOBY On-Camera Vlogging mic
Connect this mic to your mobile phone or DSLR or mirrorless camera to improve the sound & audio quality of your videos
Merkury Neon Flex LED Strip
RGB up lighting gives your YouTube studio an electrifying feels