As an online business owner, you quickly learn, you need graphic and video all the time to grab attention and explain things fast and easy. You also quickly learn it cost you too much and takes too much time, if you always needs to hire a designer. Below you find a great mix of easy to use and professional premium tools - all affordable compared to the price of stock photos or hiring a designer.
Insert your own images and videos into an attention grabbing and niche specific background/landscape or into professional made videos, and be a part of premium pictures/videos eg. on a billboard, a tablet, a tv or on a smartphone etc. - all made with premium quality that is marketing enterprises worthy!
DropMock is ’one of a kind'. Forget everything about getting access to unlimited graphic sources or hire graphic designers with often questionable results – Simply get DropMock!
DropMock offers you high definition background and movie clips from office meetings, nature, streets, sport events – you name it! You can insert your own pictures or videos into these backgrounds/movie clips and create really professional looking mockups!
Imagine what this can do for your ads and/or engagement on social medias….. you can now show up on a computer screen in an important meeting or on a beautiful model's smartphone, when it's ringing in a movie clip – now when you have caught peoples attention, you can deliver your message right inside the meeting or on the models smartphone screen – this is just one of MANY examples.
Together with DropMock, YouZign is our top recommended graphic tool. A tool as we almost use every day ourselves
Most marketers know by experience - nice graphic is needed in an online business, but to hire designers is simply too expensive. Therefore several tools offer you different graphical solutions. From time to time, you will see new tools pop-up just to be forgotten. YouZign 1 and YouZign 2 have over time become one of the most proven and preferred tools for small business owners. Also the creators behind the tool, have proven to continuously build more features and improve the user interface. Before you buy your next tool to create and edit graphic check the history and the review of the different tools, and you will see YouZign is a proven rock solid, yet easy to use tool! Personally YouZign and DropMock (as integrates with each other) is the two most used graphic tools in our business. YouZign also integrates with the 'OneSoci' social media management tool, to make graphic creation, and auto posting to several social platforms fast and easy.
Director Suite & Power Director
Director Suite is a high-quality Video, Audio & Photo editing suite. We believe this is one of the few suites, which covers everything you need (and more) as an online business owner. We find this suite the best "value for money" suite, and when it comes to video editing - the tool often offer more speed and effects than its competitors.
All online businesses need software so you can create and edit videos and graphics. When it comes to choosing between the best products without have a budget like enterprise companies there are only 2-3 products to choose from in my world. Cyber Links Power Director (part of Cyberlinks Director Suite), Camstacia and some will say products from Adobe (but the often come with a high monthly subscription). Many people and reviewers will have their small favorite - but all the software will get your job done, and probably will offer you way more features than you will ever need. Still we at 'Start Business Better' recommend Power Director as part of 'The Director Suite'. A lot of people agree it offers most effects and features, and offer a faster and easier way of video editing. Also and not unimportant when it comes to advanced features, I find several guides and tutorials available in the Cyberlink Community, on YouTube, and Udemy. Last but not least I see the Cyber Link Director Suite as value for money, as you on top of the video editor also get premium graphic and audio software included.
Power Director without Audio and Graphic Tools
If you only looking for Power Director as a stand-alone product without getting graphic and audio tools included with a massive discount in the 'Director Suite' above, you can check out 'Power Director' by clicking the button below
A 'Set & Forget' enterprise worthy Social Media Management tool. Schedule where and when the tool should post readymade and relevant posts on autopilot.
In general we always try to find the best tools for small and medium business owners. Still we have a few premium tools even enterprise companies can't beat. PromoRepublic is one of them and for good reasons! PromoRepublic takes your marketing and automation on social medias to a new level and raise the bar for what you can expect from a Social Media Management tool. Among several other features, PromoRepublic let you choose between 1.500+ professional ready made templates. You can edit the templates with a drag & drop editor, ensure optimal timing of auto-posting based on stats and recommendations, and choose between a variety of categories to ensure what you are posting is relevant - e.g. PromoRepublic offer
- To let you be informed of what is trending Now on all Social Networks! They hand-curate the best of all that is current and relevant to your business
- A broad selection of holiday relevant templates - e.g. to boost your Black Friday or Christmas sales
- Increase Engagement by posting Historical Facts relevant to your business.
- Always be up-to-the-minute with the World of Sports. Posting upcoming sports events is a great way to tap into this reliable niche.
- Remind you of celebrities birthdays and Star Studded events, as it will often ensure engagement on social medias.
PromoRepublic is a 'Set & Forget' tool. Simply enter the tool e.g, once a month. Use the trending and ready-made templates, chose if you want to edit a few things, plan the auto-posting based on 'the optimal timing tool', and let PromoRepublic take care of the rest.
When you review the market for software solutions, you will from time to time find a software that might offer to post to one extra platform or have a few extra features. BUT if you don't want to risk to get a SW there would be outdated or without support within a short time frame it is important for whatever you look for, to understand the team behind the product. Promo Republic constantly improves with more features and more available platforms to post to. This is why the tool is trusted by more than 35.000+ social profiles, that also helps to ensure the foundation for continuous development.
Insert flashing buttons with several built-in features, on top of your images in your FB-timeline. Your pictures will stand-out, and when people click a button, you decide if it should build your list, play a video, or initiate a Skype call etc.
Interactive FB Ad, Timeline & Newsfeed Software Revolutionizes Facebook Marketing.
- Transform static FB images and ads into interactive 'SociSpot' sales & opt-in funnels
- Increase Ad CTR & conversions with just 1-click via 'Interactive Visual Experience' technology‘
- Optimize PayPerCal campaigns via Tap2Call Socispots
- Increase Sales with Facebook Retargeting
- Fully Facebook Mobile Responsive
Show your website visitors you care about their feedback, and give them an engaging feeling, by enabling them to give fast audio and video feedback with a single click (or request help / products and services)
How often do you have an opinion of a website or a product, and how often would you wish to get more feedback from your customers - often right? VoiceStak makes it 'click button easy' to get a video or audio message from your site visitors, no matter if it is a support question, product feedback or any other feedback. Set your site apart from the crowd and increase customer satisfaction by 'talking' with your visitors through VoiceStak.
YouCam is an easy and affordable program for video recording and video calls (also for Skype). You can optimize the picture, add effects, 'talking heads", make PowerPoint presentations and record your calls etc. etc.
Most of us do online meetings with webcams, and whatever software you choose it will not break your world. Still YouCam offers something more than most other software. Something is just fun effects, but YouCam also comes with useful presentation tools, integrates its effect with Skype, let you run a PowerPoint presentation, and record your meetings. If you have a bad hair day, it even offer filters to smooth out the right places, or you can simply insert "a talking head" into your videos that sync with your voice, if you don't like to be in front of a camera
Create graphic and social media posts fast and easy
Stencil is just a great tool and easy to work with. We do 95% of our graphic and ads work with either Stencil, YouZign or DropMock. Stencil let you add text or graphic to pictures and modify it all in a fast and easy way. Stencil have a lot of templates build in, but you can also upload and modify your own pictures.
OneSoci 2.0 is more than a traditional Social Media Management tool. It lets you carry out practically every task you need to market on Facebook - everything from finding content to creating ads, right inside one powerful dashboard! Also you can manage and post to your Twitter and Pinterest accounts. To make the tool even more effective, it integrates with autoresponders and our top recommended graphic tools YouZign and DropMock.
Find Content, Design Posts, Schedule Updates, Manage Pages and Groups, Run Ad Campaigns, Create 1-Click Optins and so much more! OneSoci takes the pain out of social media marketing with an unrivaled feature-set. Once you try it, you will wonder how you managed before. What makes OneSoci special is, it use a Facebook ads API (save you copy-pasting, and give you real-time data information), and do not only manage your social accounts, but comes with several built-in tools and integrate with DropMock and YouZign that will make your graphic/post design even easier.