Recommended Resources

Podcasting (Audio)

SimplePodcastPress is a WordPress plugin player that helps you promote your podcast, build your list and better engage with your listeners

• BSW has been a killer resource for The Yellow Studio for years. They’re the very best in broadcast gear.

• Dialog by Wavearts is an ideal (plugin) solution for folks working with spoken word – podcasters and voiceover artists.

• Front End Audio is another great source for professional audio gear.

ID3 Editor is the software I use to tag my mp3’s. You should, too. It works for Mac and Windows.

Giant Squid Audio Lab is owned by Darren Nemeth. For years he’s made some killer lapel mics.

• Music by Dan-O at DanoSongs.com

• Music Radio Creative is operated by Mike & Isabella Russell and they create killer podcast production elements (intros, bumpers, etc.).

• Twisted Wave is the audio editor of choice. It’s simple, powerful and ideal for podcasting and voiceover work.

Adobe Audition is a preferred multi-track recording software. It’s now fully cloud-based. You can buy it alone or with the creative suite.

Sony Sound Forge is preferred by many PC-Window’s users. It’s now available for the Mac, too.

Podcasting (Video)

SimpleVideoPress is a WordPress plugin that automates using YouTube for video podcasting.

Call Recorder by ECamm is a terrific, inexpensive way to record Skype calls on your Mac.

iGlasses is also by ECamm. It’s a great little tool you can use to incorporate effects and to gain greater control over your webcam.

Webcam Settings is an Apple Store app that works like iGlasses. It’ll help you set up your webcam for improved performance.

• iVideoHero is an online course that teaches you how to create great videos using your Apple iPhone.

HDHat is an online resource for tons of very useful iPhone accessories that can turn your iPhone into a killer video shooting system.

• ScreenFlow 4 by Telestream is my screen capture video software of choice. It’s got mad power.

How To Screencast Like A Pro by ScreencastSecrets.com

iStabilizer has some excellent items to help the iPhone-based videographer

• Easy Video Suite is the latest, greatest, coolest, trickest video marketing software on the planet.

Hosting

• AN HostingBlue Host and Host Gator are my shared hosting solutions of choice. Take a look at each of them to see who has the best deal currently.

DotEasy is a solid state drive hosting company. It’s especially responsive with WordPress websites. You can even test drive the control panel if you want.

OutstandingSETUP is another hosting company that specializes in WordPress hosting. Want easy? Check them out.

• WP Engine is setting a high standard for WordPress hosting. You can prepay for a year and get 2 free months.

WordPress Premium Themes, Skins & Plugins

• GenesisThesis , Elegant Themes and Headway are among the top places to get premium WordPress themes. I use Genesis, but I’ve used all of these.

• Gravity Forms is hands down the best form generation for WordPress sites.

OptimizePress is a widely-used, popular landing page (and more) WordPress theme.

• Optin Skin Premium WordPress Plugin

• Digital Access Pass, MemberPress and WishList Member are 3 premier WordPress membership plugins. I’m currently using DAP.

Membership Academy is a long-time resource (a membership site) for people interested in, and operating membership sites. David Moskowitz runs the site and does a great job.

SeedProd is the ultimate “coming soon” and maintenance plugin for WordPress

Backup Creator is a WordPress plugin designed to backup, clone and protect WordPress sites.

Hangout Plugin is a terrific WordPress plugin allowing users to create webinars using Google Hangout and YouTube

Email Services

• Aweber and MailChimp email management services lead the way in efficient and effective email list communication.

Keyword Research

• LongTail Pro is the keyword research tool I use.

Online Resources & Services

Office AutoPilot is a full-blown business automation solution.

• AppSumo offers some killer resources. Most are very affordable.

• Start A Blog That Matters by Corbett Barr (an inexpensive, but useful 13-week course for beginners or seasoned veterans who need to gain traction)

• Sucuri | Protect Your Interwebs is an online integrity service that can protect your sites from malware.

• WishList Insider is an inexpensive membership site to help folks who want to create or operate a successful membership site.

Miscellaneous

Learn Scrivener Fast is a terrific resource for learning how to use one of the best writing tools (software) on the planet.

DirecTV is the premier high definition TV supplier. They currently have a terrific “Refer A Friend” program where you can sign up and get $10 off each month for up to 10 months simply by giving them my account number (# 77398440) when you call 855-567-1685. Yep, I also get a $10 a month credit on my account, too.

TuneUp is a terrific little app that intelligently fixes mislabeled song information (like “Track 01”), adds missing album cover art, removes duplicate tracks, lets you view lyrics to your favorite songs, and so much more!

• TotalFinder by BinaryAge is the Mac finder solution Apple should have invented.

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I recommend these services or products because of my personal experience with them (and the reputation of each supplier). Yes, most of these are affiliate links. That means I am financially compensated if you click on some of these links and make an actual purchase. They’re on this list because I find them terrific tools and resources. If you have any questions about any of them, send me an email. I’ll gladly share with you how I use them, how I’ve helped clients use them and how I’ve found them helpful.

Thanks!

Bula Network, LLC

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