I often get asked what tools I use so I thought I’d create this handy list to share with you. These are all things that I use on a daily basis and love.
NOTE: Some of the below links may be affiliate links and at no additional cost to you I may make a small commission if you decide to make a purchase. I only recommend products and companies that I use and truly love.
This page is a work in progress. I’ll be adding and updating as my workflow changes and I find new things that I love.
Starting a Blog?
If you want to start a blog, try BlueHost for your hosting. I have a special discounted rate for you when you use this affiliate link.
Starting with a self-hosted blog on WordPress is a smart way to go!
Once I started creating my own blogs and when I created them for clients, I upgraded to Studio Press. Treat ‘yo self to awesome.
What I love most: they are up-to-date on the latest trends in blogging, easy to update to another theme when you want get bored with your blog, I can figure out how to do most everything myself with their community forums.
Social Media Management
My go-to social media management dashboard.
What I love most: scheduling multiple tweets with the ability to change the dates and times, and drag and drop scheduling. I also pull in my Feedly RSS feeds to share my favorite blogs.
Tailwind is my Pinterest powerhouse tool!
What I love most: Easy to schedule pins, create a schedule based on recommended times in the tool, and recommendations to make my Pinterest boards better. They’ve just added a Tribe feature which is pretty nifty.
I love Planoly! It works on desktop, iPad, and smartphone making it super easy to plan and organize Instagram posts. You can find content to regram and schedule your content out over time.
You can also respond to Instagram comments on desktop.
Tools for video and live-steaming:
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Arkon Pro Stand – Love that you can stand to live-stream with this! Arkon’s Pro Phone Holder Stand for Live Streamers and Live Video facilitates stable live streaming from an iPhone or Android phone on a kitchen counter, table, desk, floor, workbench, or other flat surface. This stand is especially useful for live streaming by bakers, cooks, artists, crafters, demonstrating, and DIY tutorial or instructional videos where you may want to have an overhead view of your broadcast.
11” Phone Tripod – it has a level!!
Selfie Ring Light – love that this is light and charges via USB.
Fold-Up Tablet Stand – I use this for my iPad to read comments while I’m live-streaming on my phone.
Turn your ideas into impactful social graphics, web stories and animated videos—in minutes. Three tools in one with Spark Post for images and animations, Spark Page to create visually powerful stories, and Spark Video to create professional videos without complicated software. I love the Spark Post app for creating social media graphics. I work with Adobe as a brand ambassador for this suite of products.
Canva was my secret weapon for great designs for a long time, then I worked with them as their Head of Social Strategy to help more people learn how to create their own designs.
What I love most: easy to use, great email tutorials, Canva for Work is amazing, and it saves all my designs to reuse and remix later.
My favorite digital to-do-list! I’m becoming obsessed with using Trello.
What I love most: great to work with team members, color-coded checklists, info travels to all my devices (laptop, tablet, and iPhone).
Super helpful for bloggers and writers!
What I love most: makes my writing better! What’s not to love about that?
iPhone apps I love
Adobe Color or online
Books that can help you grow your social media and business
Please note that some of the links included on this page are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I earn a commission if you decide to purchase using these links. I truly appreciate you using these links and are happy to answer any questions about these products that you may have.
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