Are you a content creator or digital entrepreneur looking to fast-track your success with the right tools? Listed below are our absolute favourite products that help our team produce high-quality content, always stay one step ahead and be productive while running multiple websites and social media channels.
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WEBSITE CREATION & MANAGEMENT
If you’re looking to start a website on a budget with easy to handle self-hosting, it doesn’t get better than HostGator. If you use my link you can get up to 55% OFF on your total plan. Once you set up your hosting, you can also install WordPress.org for free to get started with creating content on your website.
Check out this step by step blog post to get started with your blog.
In our experience, domains on NameCheap work out cheaper than Go Daddy and their support is excellent. If you are looking to secure your next domain for cheap, you can’t go wrong with NameCheap.
Looking around for the perfect theme for your website? We recommend going with Hestia (free) for beginners or picking out a good paid theme from the vast collection on ThemeIsle. Click here to try ThemeIsle.
CONTENT CREATION & MARKETING
The best free (and paid) tool you can ever want for all sorts of graphic design (even if you are a newbie). If there was only one tool I could pick to level up my content creation, it would be this! Use this link to try Canva Pro for free.
I use Tailwind to stay sane and still generate massive traffic on auto-pilot with Pinterest. Usually I spend less than 30 minutes a week thanks to being able to schedule my pins way in advance!
If there is one tool that has directly helped me monetise my audience, it is this. Made by creators and for creators, email marketing is so easy with ConvertKit. You can create beautiful landing pages (even if you don’t have a website), create automated funnels visually and the support team is super helpful as well. Click here to get 500 free subscribers.
YOUTUBE & VIDEO CREATION
Without this tool, I would never have grown as fast as I did on Youtube. From which keywords to pick, which tags to add and even how to make thumbnails, this is a super affordable tool to help you grow your channel even as an absolute newbie. Click here to try out Tubebuddy.
Canon EOS M50
When I was looking for an affordable but high-quality camera to create Youtube as well as course videos, I kept getting recommended this mirrorless camera. Personally, I love how easy to set up and use this camera is and the flip screen makes it really easy to make sure you are recording in the right frame. If you are a beginner vlogger or video creator, you can’t go wrong with this one! GET IT ON AMAZON
Rode VideoMicro Compact
This on-camera microphone goes along really well with the Canon EOSM50 and if you’ve seen my Youtube videos, you know the sound is super good! It also comes with a windshield so if you’re out filming you needn’t worry too much about external noise. Perfect for traveling with as well due to its compact size! GET IT ON AMAZON
Neewer Ring Light Set With Tripod
If you shoot indoors, chances are you need an extra light to make your video bright. This is the perfect set for a beginner and it also comes with a tripod so you don’t need to invest in a separate tripod at the beginning. It’s height is adjustable and it comes in a warm and cold light option so you can always find the best fit. GET IT ON AMAZON
Blue Snowball iCE Mic For Computer
I use this mic for recording all my screen tutorials, classes for my students as well as when on webinars or hosting video calls. It is super affordable and a great investment for recording on your computer. GET IT ON AMAZON
Logitech c290 Webcam
If your laptop or computer doesn’t have a high quality camera, this webcam can help. Perfect for showing up on live, video calls and recording talking head tutorials when you don’t need a full-blown camera. GET IT ON AMAZON
Amazon Basics Tripod
If you plan to travel and need a light-weight, cheap tripod, then you can’t go wrong with this one. I carry it along whenever I plan to be traveling and need to shoot content. GET IT ON AMAZON
This is a book that I believe every digital entrepreneur should read just to un-learn everything we are taught about the traditional way of working. Massively inspiring with concrete tips that you can model your business around.Read Now
If you haven’t heard of Russel Brunson, you should. His methods and marketing style although hugely debated, has some very effective strategies as well. I love how actionable this book was and even gave pictures and diagrams of how to map out your funnels and scale your business. A must-read for all product based businesses.Read Now
The One Thing
As a creative person, I’m always jumping on to the next idea before executing the first and this book was an excellent reminder of how NOT to get sucked into the shiny object syndrome. A must-read if you are a productivity nerd like me.Read Now
The Automatic Customer
If you plan to start a subscription based business model, then this book is a must-read. The case studies and examples used in the book make it really easy to envision how you can start and grow a subscription model in any industry. Read Now
12 Months To $1Million
A super inspiring and actionable book for anyone looking to start and scale an e-commerce business, especially if you plan to sell it at a later point. A lot of the fundamental concepts shared are super relatable for any new entrepreneur. Read Now