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We know how overwhelming it can be to find the best tools and resources for building and marketing your business online.

At Think Media, our years of experience and knowledge will give you an edge on what works to help you scale your success. Check out all of the resources our team uses below and streamline your path to success.  

If you have any questions, reach out to our team at ThinkMediaSupport.com

Video Editing Tools
Keyword Research Tools
Livestreaming Tools
Graphic Design Tools
Marketing Tools
Tools for Online Courses
AI Tools
Outsourcing

VIDEO EDITING TOOLS & RESOURCES

‚≠ź What We Use - Intermediate to Advanced¬†

Adobe Premiere Pro

This is our favorite video editing software. We use it for most of our YouTube videos and for a ton of social media content.

Click Here to Try Adobe Premiere

 

 


‚≠ź What We Use - Beginner to Advanced¬†

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud allows you to access a bunch of tools that can help you manage photos and videos, build web pages, along with cloud services and packs for businesses of different sizes.

Click Here to Try Adobe Cloud

 

¬†‚≠ź¬†What We Use - Beginner to Advanced

Envato

This is an incredible site for digital assets and services including video animation templates.

Click Here to Check It Out

 
‚≠ź What We Use - Intermediate to Advanced¬†

Rev

Adding captions to your videos can dramatically improve viewer retention and make it easier for people to follow along with what you're saying. We use Rev on our own YouTube videos and it's super easy to link your account to your channel so you can directly add captions.

Click Here to Try Rev for $10 Off

 


Beginner to Intermediate 

Filmora

If you're on the lookout for an upgrade in your video editing software but are on a budget, Filmora is an affordable tool that offers a ton of options for creators wanting to level up.

Click Here to Try Filmora

 


‚≠ź¬†What We Use -¬†Smartphone Users

InShot

This is the smartphone app our team member Heather uses on a regular basis to edit videos directly on her iPhone! This is a free app, perfect for anyone just starting out.

Click Here to Try InShot

Intermediate to Advanced

Best Hard Drives for Video Editors

Once you start creating and editing a lot of videos, you'll likely find the need for additional storage of your files. You also may need a way to speed up your editing process.. learn more in this video and get our hard drive recommendations below ūüĎá

Click Here to Check Out Our Favorite Hard Drives

Desk and Studio Recommendations

Need More Inspiration for Your Space?

Having a clean, creative, and productive space to produce content is essential to your success. Check out the playlist below to get our latest recommendations for your studio space or home office. ūüĎá

Click Here for All the Studio Inspiration You Need!

Edit Like a Pro

Want to take your editing to the next level?

We've got you covered! ūüĎá

Click Here for Even More Editing Advice and Tutorials!

Background Music & Sound FX

‚≠ź¬†What We Use¬†- Monthly Subscription

Epidemic Sound

An important part of creating YouTube videos is finding music without worrying about copyright issues.  Epidemic Sound is home to a large variety of tracks that you can use for your videos to add dimension and increase watch time.

Click Here for a 30 Day Free Trial of Epidemic Sounds


 
‚≠ź¬†What We Use¬†- Monthly Subscription

Musicbed

Musicbed offers monthly subscription plans that allow you access to streaming, advertising, social media planning, and podcasting services.  

Click Here to Start Your Free Trial of Musicbed

 


Soundstripe

Soundstripe offers a variety of royalty-free music options for content creators through a variety of monthly subscriptions. This is a company founded by musicians that constantly updates their library with new and engaging music.

Click Here to Try Soundstripe and Use the Code THINKSOUND For 10% Off

 

 

Get All Our Best Filming Recommendations In Our Gear Guide. 

 

 

KEYWORD RESEARCH TOOLS

‚≠ź¬†What We Use -¬†Smartphone Users

vidIQ

VidIQ is our top recommendation for creators who want to master keyword research and figure out which videos they need to be creating. You also can access information about what's trending in your niche and track the progress of your YouTube channel.

Click Here to Try vidIQ Boost for FREE for 30 Days

 


 Intermediate - Free

TubeBuddy

TubeBuddy is a free browser extension & mobile app that integrates directly into YouTube to help Creators run their YouTube channel with ease.

Click Here to Try TubeBuddy

 

Learn How to Get MORE Views Using the vidIQ Channel Audit Tool in this Video >

 

LIVESTREAMING TOOLS

¬†‚≠ź¬†What We Use¬†-¬†Beginner - Intermediate

Streamyard

This platform makes advanced streaming options accessible to anyone even with very little computer experience. Use the link below to get a $10 credit when you sign up.

Click Here to Try Streamyard

 

 

Intermediate - Free

OBS

OBS is a free platform that provides many integrations and advanced tools for livestreaming.

Click Here to Check Out OBS


Streamlabs

Streamlabs is a widget that you can use to stream video games on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook. It also allows users to collect donations from their fans.

Click Here to check Out Streamlabs

Check out our ultimate guide to streaming on YouTube!

PHOTO EDITING & GRAPHIC DESIGN TOOLS

‚≠ź What We Use - Beginner - Free

Canva

Canva is a beginner-friendly, free website that allows you to design images for your website and social media platforms from scratch or using templates that are sized for you, based ton the platform you're using. 

Use Canva for Free


‚≠ź¬†What We Use¬†- Intermediate to Advanced¬†

Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop

This is how Sean and our other editors make all our thumbnails. This tool is incredibly advanced and used by professionals.

Click Here to Check Out Photoshop

 

 

 

Shutterstock

If you need edited and vibrant stock photos to create websites or post on your feed, Shuttershock is the perfect subscription.

Click Here to Use Shutterstock

  

 

 

Thumbnails Best-Practices

Get Even More Clicks!

Here's the latest information on getting the right audience to give you the click! ūüĎá

Click Here and learn to create your Best Thumbnails Ever!

MARKETING & BUSINESS

 
‚≠ź What We Use  - Beginner-Advanced - $

Video Success Secrets

Grow With Video Live 2022 was an amazing event and we've consolidated all the best sessions and knowledge from all three days of the conference into one course we call Video Success Secrets.

Video Success Secrets is packed with the latest video marketing tips for all platforms, not just YouTube. Plus, the bonus Power Moves course goes deep on business development.

Find out everything about Video Success Secrets here.

 
‚≠ź What We Use  - Beginner-Advanced - $$

Marketing Impact Academy

This course changed our lives. Marketing Impact Academy features the latest cutting edge marketing and business growth strategies from the industry's leading experts. It's continually updated and created not as a course you need to "finish," but as a library or "your marketing guru on speed dial" that you can access any time you're ready to take your business to the next level. It only opens twice a year - so jump on the waitlist so you're the first to know when it opens up.

Join the Marketing Impact Academy Waitlist Now

 

The Think Media Podcast is the best place for growing and scaling your business with online video, dedicated to helping you learn how to get your content noticed and the latest money-making strategies working right now online. Check out the Think Media Podcast. 

 

TOOLS FOR BUILDING ONLINE COURSES

One of the biggest sources of online income is selling digital courses based on a creator's expertise and experience. It is estimated that by 2025, this will be a billion dollar industry, so right now is the best time to get started. If you're not ready to sell a physical product or want a way to monetize on the valuable information you provide people, a digital course is the perfect step to take.

Here are our favorite course building tools online.

‚≠ź What We Use - All inclusive - Beginner to Advanced 

Kajabi

Kajabi is an all-in-one platform that allows you to build digital courses, develop marketing sequences, sales funnels, and manage your community all in one place.

Click Here to Get a Free Trial of Kajabi

 

Thinkific

Thinkific allows you to build courses from scratch and also use interactive software to get feedback from your customers and community members in order to really build your base and tribe.

Click Here to Try Thinkific

AI TOOLS

Beginner - Intermediate

Descript

Descript is an AI Tool that will write, record, transcribe, edit, collaborate, and share your videos and podcasts.

Click Here to Try Descript 

 


OpusClip

Opus Clip is a generative AI video tool that repurposes long form videos into shorts in one click. 

Click Here to Try OpusClip 

 

Intermediate - Free

Vidyo

Vidyo creates social ready short clips from your long form videos with AI. You can create short clips with captions, templates, emojis, and more!

Click Here to Check Out Vidyo

 

OUTSOURCING

 

UpWork

Upwork is an online platform connecting freelancers and clients for project-based work. It provides a marketplace for hiring freelancers and finding remote work opportunities.

Click Here to Try UpWork

 


 

Vidchops

This is a monthly video editing subscription service that frees up your time and ensures that your videos are ready and consistent for you to upload. 

Click Here to Try Vidchops for 10% Off

 

Fiverr

Fiverr is an online platform connecting freelancers and clients for various digital services. It offers a wide range of affordable services from talented individuals worldwide.

Click Here to Check Out Fiverr