Do-It-Yourself Social Media
So, you wanna do your social media by yourself? That's great. Here's a list of some of the things that might help you along the way. Be sure to check out the blog and social handles for tips on how to utilize these things for the best results!
Pixel 3 XL
With a best-in-class camera and photo-enhancing software, the Pixel 3 XL is a great choice for upping your social media game. With its Pixel line, Google and Android have really come into their own. A beautiful interface, hardware that gets more than the job done, and more apps than you will ever have the time to play with. In any case, it has all the social media ones.
The Green Asterisk is an Android house, but that doesn't mean Apple doesn't make good products. If you're an iPhone kind of person, go ahead and take advantage of it's awesome picture-taking abilities and its penchant for getting all the good social media apps first.
Acuvar Aluminum Tripod
Selfie sticks are so 2013. If you don't have a friend to take wide-angle vanity pictures of you, get a tripod. This little sucker will hold either your phone or your professional camera and if it doesn't extend as tall as you want it to, you can always set it on a table. All that's left is to set the timer, pose, and smile.
Probably one of the most versatile cameras on the market, you know GoPro as the camera to get for on-the-move shots of every-day life. With the GoPro HERO7 you can live-stream, use voice control, utilize image stabilization, and even shoot under water. It's the last camera you'll ever need.
Canon EOS Rebel T6
As one of the top rated professional cameras on Amazon, the Canon EOS Rebel T6 is perfectly equipped to take the best pictures for showing off on your social media handles. And with built-in WiFi and NFC, it'll be easy to transfer the pictures to your computer. This particular bundle also comes with a bunch of accessories to cover any situation you might come across.
Emart 60 LED Continuous Portable Photography Lighting Kit
For when you need to get the lighting on that perfect plate of carne asada just right. Getting the best lighting in your day-to-day life is a great way to boost your pictures to influencer level and still be in the moment.
If you don't already have a light-weight, portable laptop, the Pixelbook is a great option for a computer that's not bogged down with a lot of bloatware. Chrome OS has everything you need to keep on track with your social media especially now that it runs apps from the Google Play Store. And the Pixelbook is beautiful, sleek, and powerful.
ASUS Chromebook C523NA-DH02
The Pixelbook is a wondrous machine, but, let's be honest, the best thing about Chrome OS is that you don't have to pay a premium price for a great experience. This lower-cost option is just as good for grab-and-go functionality with a versatile UI.
You know it, you love it, it's the default photo manipulation software for anyone taking photos professionally. If you've got a Mac or Windows device, this is the way to go for creating perfect images to share on your channels.
Going hand-in-hand with Photoshop on your Mac or Windows device, this is the software you need to create vector images that will scale to any size. Perfect for logos, charts, icons, or infographics.
All these things are just tools, and there are a thousand other free and paid tools on the Internet to use for scheduling, automation, analytics and more. What's important is not only that you put your best foot forward, but mostly: Be Yourself. You can polish up your work to a glowing sheen, but if you're not authentic, it's not gonna be worth a penny.