When you make videos, you need royalty-free music. Soundstripe is the best bang for your buck and Ryan is a complete fan boy. $11 bucks a month, unlimited downloads on all of their music, ANDDD they have great browsing features with curated playlists that suggest songs by mood or tempo quickly. For real guys, so worth it!
Sales Platform for Digital Products
If you sell LUTs, presets, eBooks, or any other product, this is the best platform to make sales. The site allows you to sell your online products and automates the process with discounts, email marketing, upselling, and downselling. This makes it much easier to manage.
List and Share your Gear
This is the ultimate answer for filmmakers being asked the question: 'What do you shoot with?' Direct them to your kit page with full product listings. Easily browse other creator's kit's to learn what they use and get reviews before you purchase the next expensive piece of gear.
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Amazon is the most used and well known eCommerce site on the internet. Take advantage of this by partnering with them to recommend products and sent traffic to their website. Create review videos, throw up links in description boxes, or even send your Christmas list from the provided tools.
Teach Your Expertise with Online Courses
Offering your knowledge as a course creator can make a much larger impact and transform your business. I use Thinkific to host Solo Video Pro and recommend it for those wishing to host a course.
Simplify Your Accounting Process
Accounting is my least favorite business activity. However, it is vital to understand and manage your finances. Quickbooks self employed has helped me integrate with my accountant and keep all purchases, expenses, and income in one centralized hub.
Collaborate on video projects, turn edits faster, and appear more professional
Instead of sending private Vimeo links to clients, wow them with a professional collab site that allows them to drop comments and suggestions directly on the video. Wipster also integrates with Premiere and Final Cut to put the suggestions right in your editing software. This is a game changer for small time creators!