Here’s a list of tools I use that will help you in your youtube journey. I’m one of those people that takes weeks to research new products so everything on this page is products I use & trust

 

MY YOUTUBE EQUIPMENT

 

TRIPOD

I film a lot of my videos on my iphone 6s and I use my own branded tripod to help me get those great shots.

The YT CLUB tripod fits any phone (yay!) AND compact camera. The 360° screw head means you can film videos in portrait and landscape (great for Youtube)

YT CLUB tripod £19.99 from Amazon UK, France & Germany

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CAMERA

For my weekly youtube videos I use a DSLR camera called the Canon 70d

LIGHTING

Check out these LED Video lights, a great option if you’re on a budget

I also use softbox lights for filming clients or if I’m making a video in the evening

 

MEMORY CARDS

When filming youtube videos, footage for your showreel or need some high quality photos for your blog, you need lots of good memory cards.

This is the exact one I use when filming for clients and it has never let me down!

San Disk Ultra, 64GB

what memory card for youtube

MICROPHONES

1 – Blixxo Lavalier Microphone BLM-10, this lapel microphone plugs straight into my iphone

2 – Rode Video Mic Pro I use for filming at events but many youtubers use it for their weekly videos at home

3 – Zoom H4N for recording my weekly Mum To Millionaire Podcast

 

4) I love the crisp quality of the Sony ECM 55B which plugs straight into my DSLR camera. You may be able to find some second hand ones on Ebay

 

MY MOST RECOMMENDED 

HOSTING

When you create a website you need to pay a company to host it for you. There are hundreds of companies to chose from. For the past 5 years I’ve used 4uHosting. Fantastic customer service and very affordable. They have always been so helpful to me and even offer a free domain name – bonus!

4uhosting

Buy a website 

It’s essential to have a website to showcase yourself, whether you are a youtuber, entrepreneur or blogger. You can pay a website designer or there are some great themes on Themeforest that you can use to create your own blog. That’s how I created all my blogs

Themeforest

 

 

 

 

OTHER USEFUL TOOLS

 

Hootsuite – Schedule your tweets, facebook, linkedin and more from one place. A free tool but a pro version is also available if you have lots of different social media accounts.

 

 Fiverr – When starting in business I used this site for so many things. You can get articles written for your blog to a video introduction for your company. I’ve got loads of my logos designed from here including my Real Mauritius Logo Love it!

 

Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD – This is the editing software I used when I first started making youtube videos. I now use Final Cut Pro X which is a bigger investment, Sony Vegas is great when you’re a beginner

 

Please note that some of these are affiliate links, I only ever promote products that I have personally tested and used.

Remember only ever buy something you need to help you progress. If you’re starting youtube as a hobby you do not need to buy a £1,000 camera. I still use my phone for lots of my videos xx Happy filming!

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