Gear and Resources

There are so many options out there!  To help you find your best choice more quickly, here are software, tools, and resources that we use and recommend.

Software and Resources for Entrepreneurs

Using Video to Grow Your Business Online

Our number one recommendation for learning about video and YouTube is Justin Brown of Primal Video.  He has free video help on YouTube and an amazing course and community, Primal Video Accelerator, to really learn the ins and outs of video and YouTube.  If you join, you’ll see Marcia there!

Subtitles and Captions

You can see the great job that Rev does with captions on our YouTube videos.  We enjoy the quick turnaround and easy integration with YouTube and Vimeo.

Online Community Platform

You’ll find a rich set of functionality and almost endless options for building your online community and courses with Mighty NetworksClick here for Marcia’s top 5 tips to build a successful Mighty Network.

Gear For Zoom Hosts and Participants

USB Microphones

Our Blue Snowball has been a good microphone for Zoom and computer recording.

https://amzn.to/31mGKCC

We are considering upgrading to a Rode NT-USB.

https://amzn.to/33tIhJN

Webcam

We are very happy with our Logitech C922 Pro Stream Webcam 1080P!  You can see how to set up and use it in our YouTube Video.

https://amzn.to/2Zth3R6

Gear For Video Creators

Lavalier Microphone

The Boya BY-M1 is super affordable and makes a huge difference in the videos we film using a smart phone.

https://amzn.to/2Z6GWEQ

Phone Holder for Tripod

The Ailun Tripod Phone Mount Holder securely holds our smart phone on our camera tripod.

https://amzn.to/30vx9tL

Overhead Video Stand

We use the Arkon Pro Phone Stand HD8RV29 for holding a smart phone to film overhead videos.


 https://amzn.to/3g1XBjV  

Lighting

To help avoid glare in Marcia’s glasses, we use lighting that is reflected instead of direct.  The kit we have is the CowboyStudio Photography & Video Portrait Umbrella Continuous Triple Lighting Kit.

https://amzn.to/30uLOW7

 

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