Looking to build personal brand? Here are some tools, links & content.


Hey guys & gals,

I’ve prepared  a forever growing list of tools I use to create content. I’ve also included some podcasts which I enjoy which will also add value to those branding. Here you can find out what I use to podcast, what I use to edit them, which software I’m using for video editing and which Iphone apps I’m using.

If you have any recommendations or questions please hit me up! chris@bigredsays.com or BigRedSays on social media. I’m currently looking for a economical and simplistic approach to transcribing videos with subtitles.  


Podcasting Tools/ Video Capturing/ Editing

Anchor – Record or upload high-quality audio, host unlimited episodes, and distribute everywhere with just one click. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, there’s never been a better way to podcast.

Podcast Guests – Podcasters: Invite relevant experts and other podcasters to be guests on your podcast. … Get booked on great podcasts to expand your reach and audience.

Soundcloud – Podcasting on SoundCloud makes it easy for anyone to tell stories, upload, and share. Build your community on the most stable and intuitive audio hosting …

Audacity – Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OSX, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Developed by a group of volunteers as open source.

Skype – Stay in touch! Free online calls, messaging, affordable international calling to mobiles or landlines andSkype for Business for effective collaboration.

Open Broadcaster Software – free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. Stream to Twitch, YouTube and many other providers

Shotcut – Shotcut is a free and open-source cross-platform video editing application for FreeBSD, Linux, OS X and Windows. Started in 2011 by Dan Dennedy, Shotcut is developed on the MLT Multimedia Framework, in development since 2004 by the same author.

Blogging Tools

WordPress – WordPress is a free and open-source content management system based on PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system.

SiteGround – SiteGround is a web hosting company founded in 2004 and servicing more than 1,000,000 domains worldwide. It provides shared hosting, cloud hosting and dedicated servers. Currently, the company employs over 500 people

Lumen5 – Lumen5 is a video creation platform powered by A.I. that enables anyone without training or experience to easily create engaging video content within minutes.

Canva – Canva is a graphic-design tool website, founded in 2012. It uses a drag-and-drop format and provides access to over a million photographs, graphics, and fonts. It is used by non-designers as well as professionals.

MailChimp – MailChimp is a marketing automation platform and an email marketing service and a trading name of its operator, Rocket Science Group, an American company founded in 2001

Phone Apps

Splice Video Editor by GoPro – EASY TO USE. Splice makes it easy to create professional-looking videos on your iPhone® or iPad®. Imagine the performance of a desktop editor

Clips by Apple – Clips is a free app that lets you make fun videos to share with friends and family. With a few taps you can create and send a video message or tell a quick story with artistic filters, animated text, music, emoji, and fun stickers featuring characters from Star Wars, Disney, Pixar and more.

YouTube Studio App – The official YouTube Studio app makes it faster and easier to manage your YouTube channels on the go. Take a look at your latest stats, respond to comments, create and update your video thumbnail images and account profile pictures, and get notifications so you can stay connected from anywhere.

Continual for Instagram – Continual lets you post videos of any length to Instagram Stories.
Now you don’t have to squeeze your stories to 15 seconds.
Don’t get cut off in the middle of you talking to your followers.
Talk and record as long as you want, Upload* it all

Acuity – Online appointment scheduling software. Clients schedule appointments, pay, and complete intake forms online 24/7. Free signup!


GaryVee Audio Experience – Welcome to the GaryVee Audio Experience, hosted by entrepreneur, CEO, investor, vlogger, and public speaker Gary Vaynerchuk.

Lewis Howes School of Greatness –  “DREAM BIGGER, LIVE BETTER, MAKE AN IMPACT”

Jenna Kutcher’s Goal Digger Podcast  – The live-workshop style business podcast that is helping thousands redefine success and chase bolder dreams.

Micheal Stelzner’s Social Media Marketing The world’s largest social media marketing resource, Social Media Examiner® helps millions of businesses discover how to best use social media to connect with customers, drive traffic, generate awareness, and increase sales.

Pat Flynn Smart Passive Income “I’m here to show you through my own experiments exactly how you can stop trading time for money and start building a business that works for you. I’m here to show you how it works.”



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