Here are some of the creative tools and resources I use and recommend. Some links are affiliate links. If you buy something through a qualifying affiliate link, I may make a very small commission at no extra cost to you.
StreamYard - live stream, multicast, and record videos right from your browser. Mac or PC. Free and paid plans.
Ecamm Live - live stream, integrates with StreamDeck, screen recorder. Mac only. Free 14-day trial.
Soundstripe- tons of copyright-free production music and sound effects. It’s like the Spotify of production music. Easy to use, download, even set up your own playlists.
GRAPHICS and ANIMATIONS
Canva - the best graphics tool for social media, presentations, thumbnails, logos, and almost anything you can imagine. Free and paid plans.
MotionVFX - amazing, easy-to-use animations, titles, and effects for video. Tons of plug-ins and templates for any project. Final Cut Pro ready.
WEBSITE and MEDIA HUB
Podpage - my favorite site for hosting my podcast, YouTube videos, and blog. Plus amazing features like built-in voice messages, email, and more. Easy to use and affordable. Free and paid plans.
TubeBuddy - favorite tools include keyword research, thumbnail A/B testing, and scheduling. Available on Mac and PC. Free and paid plans.
GeniusLinks - it doesn’t just shorten your links, it helps you track your revenue through affiliated links. Works with Amazon and a ton of other affiliates. Integrates perfectly with Kit.co.
Final Cut Pro - powerful video editing for beginners and professionals too. (Mac only)
ReCut - automatically cuts out the silence in your videos. Great for video and podcasts too. Save $10 with my link. (Mac only)
ScreenFlow - powerful screen recording tool + video editor. I use it to record a lot of my screen tutorials. (Mac only)
Descript - AI-driving all-in-one video, audio, and text editor. The perfect tool for video producers, podcasters, bloggers, etc. Free and paid plans.
DIGITAL PRODUCTS and ONLINE COURSES
Podia - easy to use, set up, and affordable for creating and hosting online courses, digital products, downloads, and even email marketing. Made especially for content creators.
Clean My Mac - the ultimate way to keep your Mac running smooth. With just one click, get rid of junk files, malware, unwanted apps as well as optimize your Mac for the best performance.
BackBlaze - must have cloud backup and storage for your hard drives. Schedule backups as often as you need and create with peace of mind.
SendFox - a simple and easy way to build an email list. No limit to how many lists or smart pages you can create either. Part of the AppSumo family.