Below is a list of suggested tools, books, and other resources we use.


Beat Selling Website Template

Beat Selling WordPress Theme

Create a professional website to make money online.

  • Sell Beats, Products, and Music Services
  • Add Unlimited Pages, Articles, and Beats
  • 90 FREE Marketing Graphics

Create a Beat Selling Website Today

 


Website Hosting

Bluehost – #1 for Hosting Websites & Blogs

Bluehost is a dependable web hosting company with 24 hour customer support and affordable pricing.

  • Includes 1 FREE domain name
  • 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • One-click WordPress installation
  • 50GB storage and unlimited bandwidth

Launch a Website or Business

 


Skillshare Video Courses

Learn Music Production Online

Skillshare offers thousands of online tutorials for music, business, marketing, design, money, and more.

  • Get access over 18,000 online classes
  • Learn from experts in music, business, and marketing
  • View on mobile and offline
  • No commitments. Cancel at anytime

Try a 2 Free Month Trial

 


Hip Hop Makers Membership

Music Marketing Graphics

Hip Hop Makers Membership – Get access to over 80 music marketing graphics. Download the files instantly.

Get access to all print, website, and social media graphics.

View Graphics

 

Music Equipment

We have put together a list of some of the most popular music equipment you can find online.

MIDI Drum Controllers
MIDI Drum Controllers
Music Headphones
Headphones
Akai MPK MINI MKII 25-Key MIDI Keyboard
MIDI Keyboards
Music Software
Music Software
Focusrite Scarlett Recording Audio Interface
USB Audio Interfaces
Microphones
Microphones
Studio Monitors
Studio Monitors
External Hard Drives
External Hard Drives
Cool Music Gear
Cool Music Gear
Music Posters
Music Posters

 

Marketing Tools

Music Production eBooks

Books

Music Logo Templates

Music Logo Templates

Email Marketing

  • AWeber – Spend less time marketing and more time growing your business with automated follow ups and easy design tools.
  • MailChimp – Simple interface and allows you to build an email list up to 2,000 people for free.

Tools I Use Everyday ( Updated 10/4/2018 )

  • Todoist – To-do lists for task management & errands
  • Dynalist – Dynalist lets you organize your ideas and tasks in simple lists. It’s powerful, yet easy to use.
  • DropboxDropbox lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again!
  • Evernote – Great note tracking tool to track your ideas on multiple computers or a mobile device.
  • Clicky – Website traffic tracking tool.
  • Google Calendar – Schedule my month.
  • WordPress – This is the software that we use to run this site. It is the quickest and easiest way to launch a website.
  • Grammarly – Free writing app to check text for grammar and typos.
  • Google AdSense – Use Google AdSense to make money online by placing ads on your website.

Graphic Design, Video, and Audio

  • Graphic River – Affordable graphics for Photoshop, Templates, Textures, Vectors, Icons and more.
  • Video Hive – Royalty Free Video Files. Stock footage, motion graphics, project files.
  • Audio Jungle – Massive collection of sound effects, royalty free music, and stock audio.

Web Analytic Tracking

  • Clicky – The best website tracking tool out. It gives you live traffic results. ( Used for Hip Hop Makers )
  • Google Analytics – Track website visitors.
  • Crazy Egg – Crazy Egg heat map lets you collect more than 88% of the data you would using a traditional eye-tracking process.

Learning Online

  • SkillShare – SkillShare offers thousands of online courses from music to marketing to design.
  • Udemy – Hundreds of paid and free online course to improve your skills.
  • Tuts Plus – Video-based courses to help you learn creative and technical skills.

Misc

  1. E.ggTimer – I use this to set little times to focus. Example: Spend 30 minutes researching a topic.