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.
Editable Rate Card
Let those brands know the services you offer and your rates. This card is an easy-to-use rate card template allows you to plug your own photos, stats and rates.
Social Media Influencer Media Kit
This is an easy-to-use Media Kit template allows you to plug your own photos, brand colors, stats & links in order to have a beautiful and unique brand kit that you can send to your ideal brands!
Podcast Guest Release
Make sure your podcast guest is clear that you will be broadcasting their voice, image, singing or words possibly to a larger syndicated audience and to know not to expect compensation in exchange for broadcast. Avoid future litigation with a simple release.
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 in search traffic, track competitors, grab tags of similar videos to yours, create better thumbnails to increase your click thru rate Start FREE!
Canva is a desktop and mobile application that provides over 10K graphic design templates including many captivating & engaging templates for channel banners, thumbnails and more 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.
Jay Jay uses this speech to text transcription and translation app which uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to create accurate captions for her YouTube videos. It’s great for recording voice overs that you can sync to tutorial content. 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. A good workflow system will help you avoid burnouse and stay consistent The free tier is very robust!
CAPTION & VOICE OVER
Caption your videos or use Rev to record your video voice overs. Try 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. It’s 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. Although it isn’t necessarily the easiest to use, training on it will give you the foundation for mastering more advanced and non-entry level editing software
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. This software is used among the top You Tubers
VIDEO PRODUCTION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
A popular camera that a lot of new YouTubers use. Hawa and Jay Jay both use this camera.
Sony ZV-1 Compact Digital 4K Camera Vlogger Creator’s Kit
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
RODE Video Micro Compact Camera Microphone With Rycote Lyre Shock Mount
Capture clear audio when recording from your camera with this RODE VideoMicro condenser microphone, which reduces peripheral noises to focus on audio in front of the camera. The thermoplastic suspension structure minimizes vibrations for clear sound.
Viltrox EF-M2II Auto Focus Lens Mount Adapter 0.71X for Canon EOS EF Lens
Use this mount to use different lenses with your canon camera