This page is for you! I thought it would be helpful to create one place that you could always visit to find any of the resources that I recommend in any of my videos or blog posts. I have experience using all of the products and services listed below. They are useful tools to help you develop your personal brand, and share your story with the world. Enjoy!
This page will be updated regularly as new helpful things come out or are discovered.
Disclaimer: Some of the links on this site are affiliate links. There is no additional charge to you for using them. I have experience working with everything recommended, and they have all been helpful and useful for me.
Website Hosting and Blogging Tools
Bluehost: We use Bluehost for almost all of the sites that we build. They have a reliable and affordable service for anyone looking to start a website for their personal brand or business. With 1-click WordPress installs and amazing customer service, they are our recommended hosting service of choice.
Genesis Framework by StudioPress: The Genesis Framework from StudioPress is the WordPress theme that Liebsmedia is built on. They have a bunch of different child themes to choose from to stylize your site, and a community of theme developers making new ones every day. This framework is very light weight and comes with a lot of powerful features built right into the themes themselves to help you build the most awesome site for your brand.
Google Adsense Get started with making money online by running relevant ads on your site from Google’s extensive network of advertisers who are using adwords. It is free to use, but you need to register for an account. Great for getting started monetizing your website.
Google Adwords Run your own ads on Google’s ad network, target them based off of relevant keywords and locations, and get started today.
Email Marketing Software
Aweber: If you are looking to build your audience, and be able to communicate with them regularly, then look no further than Aweber. It is the email marketing software that we use for building our mailing list and send out our regular Liebsmedia Newsletter. Your email list is one of the most valuable assets that your business can have today, and Aweber has the tools to help you do it well.
Liebsmedia’s Gear Guide
A lot of aspiring creators and entrepreneurs are always looking to learn what gear their favorite creators are using. To help you in your search, we have compiled a list of equipment we use at Liebsmedia.
Canon Rebel: We use the Canon Rebel T3i for all of our videos on our YouTube channel and most of our professional photo shoots. The most recent models in the Canon Rebel series are the Canon Rebel T5i and Canon Rebel T6i. They are all amazing entry level DSLR cameras that will serve you well for years, and have an extensive line of lenses to choose from.
- Case Logic SLRC-206 SLR Camera and 15.4-Inch Laptop Backpack (This bag is a legit lifesaver! It can hold your camera body, mic, multiple lenses, laptop, tripod, and accessories in a compact and protected form.)
- Audio-Technica ATR2500-USB Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone (Plug-and-play with crisp clear sound quality. Great for podcasting and live-streaming video)