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Canva PRO – This is one of my favorite tools to create social graphics, especially when I don’t want to use photoshop or Illustrator.
Adobe Lightroom – This a free app/program by Adobe to help you edit your images. If you want to get started on using Presets, sign up for my free Lightroom Presets.
Stencil – If you’re not a fan of Canva, here’s another competitor!
PicMonkey – Another similar program to Canva and Stencil; recently acquired by Shutterstock.
Adobe Creative Cloud – You can pick and choose programs or order up the whole suite.
Social Media Management
Any of these social media management tools can help you organize, schedule, and monitor your social accounts. They range from $10/month to upwards of several hundred dollars per month.
News and Blogs I subscribe to:
Here are a few newsletters and blogs I subscribe to and read regularly. They’re not all related to marketing.
Lia Haberman – ICYMI
Roxane Gay – The Audacity
Rachel Karten – Link in Bio
Hunter Harris – Hung Up
Influence Weekly – Roundup of influencer news and the brands and companies working with them
Cut the Crap – Marketing
The Newsette – Daily email geared towards millennials
The Hustle – Daily email on news, brands, startups, etc
Lavalier (Lav) Mic – My first mic for teaching on Zoom and recording courses. Affordable and portable!
Tripod Ring Light – This is great for hands-free video creation, especially if you’re making Reels or TikToks. I also use it for iPhone photography.
Clip-On Ring Light – This is a handy light for selfies and front-camera videos.
Samson Q2U USB/XLR Dynamic Microphone – One of the best dynamic mics that are less than $100 and recommended by many podcasters. I own one and have started to use it for recording workshops.