Creator Toolkit

Resources for YouTube & Content Creators

Are you an influencer, YouTuber, video creator, Tiktoker, or content creator looking for free creator tools and resources to take your content to the next level?

Thematic’s Creator Toolkit is the best place to find resources on creating content – including thumbnail and channel art templates, best practices, and of course, great royalty free songs to use in your videos for free with Thematic.

Tutorials & Guides

Find the ultimate tutorials and guides on how to start and grow a YouTube channel, optimize your videos, and take your creator career to the next level 📈
How To Start A YouTube Channel

How to Start a YouTube Channel

The ultimate guide on how to start a YouTube channel in 2022! Get the best insider pro tips and tricks to launch your YouTube channel.

How To Create A YouTube Channel

How to Create a YouTube Channel

Are you ready to create a Brand Account and start a YouTube channel? Find out how to create a YouTube channel in just a few minutes.

How to Optimize YouTube Videos for SEO

How to Optimize YouTube Videos

The ultimate guide on how to optimize YouTube videos for the search and discovery algorithm. Get the best SEO insider pro tips and tricks!

How to Add Music to Capcut

How to Add Music to Videos in Capcut

Want to add a song to your CapCut video edit? Find out how to add music to CapCut in just a few easy steps (complete with a step-by-step guide)!

How to Add Music to Adobe Premiere Pro & Rush

How to Add Music to Adobe Premiere Pro & Rush

Add music in Adobe video editing software in a few easy steps. Learn how to add music to Adobe Premiere Pro or Adobe Rush in our ultimate guide!

How To Add Music in iMovie

How to Add Music to iMovie Projects

Want to learn how to add music to iMovie? It takes just a few minutes! Find out how to easily add songs to your iMovie project in our step-by-step guide.

How to Add Music to YouTube Videos

How to Add Music to YouTube Videos

Our ultimate guide on how to add music to YouTube videos. Learn how to easily add music to new videos & replace songs on existing videos.

How To Add Music to InShot

How to Add Music to InShot Videos

Want to add music to InShot videos? Find out how to add songs to InShot using a phone in a few easy steps (complete with a step-by-step guide!)

How to Add Music to YouTube Shorts

How to Add Music to YouTube Shorts

Our essential guide on how to add music to YouTube Shorts videos. Learn how to add music using either the YouTube app or your editing software!

How To Start A Podcast

How to Start a Podcast (The Ultimate Guide)

Explore the step-by-step process of how to start a podcast and make it a roaring success in our ultimate podcast creation guide.

Guide to Podcast Structures and Formats

Guide to Podcast Structures and Formats

Learn about the different types of podcast structures and formats and figure out which structure and length is best for your podcast episodes.

Music for Podcasts: Find the Best Soundtrack for Your Show

How to Find the Best Music for Your Podcast

Everything you should know about licensing music for podcasts and finding the perfect soundtrack for your episodes to take your show up a notch!

How to Create a YouTube Brand Account

How to Create a Brand Account

Find out how to create a brand account on YouTube. This type of account will allow multiple people to have access to the channel without sharing passwords.

YouTube Content Mastery: Tips and Tips for Perfection

Tips & Tricks to Master YouTube Content

All the tips and techniques you need to master YouTube content creation and gain visibility, grow your audience, and achieve success.

How to Create Product Review Videos for YouTube

How to Create Product Review Videos

Use product reviews to grow your channel. Explore our best practices for creating professional product review videos on YouTube!

Hiring A YouTube Team

How To Find And Hire The Right Team For YouTube

Finding and hiring a YouTube team is a pivotal step in a creator’s journey. It can help take your YouTube channel to the next level and unlock new opportunities.

The Ultimate Post-Production Audio Guide for Content Creators

The Basics of Post-Production Audio

Unlock the five basic techniques of post-production audio as a content creator to produce the best quality sound for your YouTube videos!

How to Create Unboxing Videos

Unboxing Videos: Everything You Need to Know!

Learn all about unboxing videos! We cover what they are and why they’re popular, what they include, and tips on creating your own unboxing videos!

Vlogging 101: How to Start a Vlog

Vlogging 101: How To Start a Vlog

Learn all about how to start a vlog! We cover everything you need to know about vlogging and what it takes to start a vlogging channel.

Music, the secret behind growing a YouTube audience

How to Grow your YouTube Channel in 2024

Using music in your videos is a little known secret in how to grow your YouTube channel. Find out how to take your channel to the next level in 2024.

Editing Tools

Get access to the best editing tools for YouTube and photos ✌️ From the best free tools for video editing to the top free aesthetic photo editing apps and filters, we’ve got you covered.
The Best Free Tools to Get Started on YouTube

Best Free Tools for YouTube Creators

Looking for the best free tools for YouTube creators? Or to get started on YouTube and build your YouTube channel? Dig into our guide for all of the best tools for creators.

The Best Free Photo Editing Apps & Tools for Aesthetic Pictures

Best Free Photo Apps & Tools for Aesthetic Pictures

Looking for the best free photo editing apps and tools for aesthetic pictures or an aesthetic Instagram feed? You’ve come to the right place!

The Top Tools of Successful Content Creators

Best Tools Every Creator Needs in 2024

Discover the best tools every creator needs in 2024. These are the top tools every creator needs to take their content to the next level!

Thematic Sound Effects (SFX)

Royalty Free Sound Effects (SFX)

Spice up your videos with must-have vlogger SFX packs. All sound effects are royalty-free and copyright-free ✌️ Browse the best sound effects for YouTube videos.

Thematic Creator Gift Guide

The Ultimate Creator Gift Guide

Thematic’s Creator Gift Guide features the best holiday gifts for Creators, Vloggers, and YouTubers! Delight the creator in your life with these must-have creator tools.

Knowledge & Best Practices

Empower yourself with knowledge 💫 Learn about best practices for creating on YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook, the basics of copyright claims and royalty free music, and where to get the latest and great creator economy industry news.

YouTube Content ID: The Ultimate Guide

YouTube Content ID Ultimate Guide

Unlock the secrets of Content ID with our ultimate guide to YouTube Content ID. Find out how it affects copyright owners, creators, and music artists.

YouTube Copyright Claim Guide

YouTube Copyright Claims Guide

The Ultimate Guide to YouTube Copyright Claims! Find out how to fix a copyright claim on YouTube and see how it affects your views, watch time, or channel monetization.

How Copyright Works on YouTube

YouTube Copyright Rules: The Complete Guide

Everything you ever wanted to know about YouTube Copyright Claims and Rules, from common copyright myths to how to avoid copyright claims.

The Importance of Using Copyright-Free Music for Podcasts

The Importance of Copyright-Free Music for Podcasts

Discover the importance of using copyright-free music for podcasts. We cover everything from how to get music for podcast episodes and different license types.

How to Use Copyrighted Music on YouTube

How to Use Copyrighted Music & Avoid Claims

Yes, it is possible to use copyrighted music on YouTube and we’re here to tell you how! Learn all about copyright and how to avoid copyright claims.

YouTube Creator Academy

The YouTube Creator Academy

The official guide from YouTube of the best practices to growing your channel and optimizing your videos. Stay in the know on all things YouTube.

YouTube Creator Music: The Ultimate Guide for Creators

YouTube Creator Music: Ultimate Guide

Everything creators need to know about YouTube Creator Music – a guide to how it works, the options for music licenses, and how it compares to Thematic.

YouTube Audio Library vs Thematic

YouTube Audio Library vs Thematic

Which royalty free music site is the best? Let’s review YouTube Audio Library and Thematic – two of the most popular sites to get free music for YouTube videos.

Differences between Thematic and Epidemic Sound

Compare Thematic and Epidemic Sound

Explore the differences between Thematic and Epidemic Sound – two popular platforms for creators to find music for YouTube videos.

The Creator Economy

The Creator Economy is now. Are you with us?

Your ultimate guide to the Creator Economy – covering how it started, the importance of community, and the rise of the new creator middle class.

From Creator to Founder

From Creator to Founder: A New Class of Entrepreneurs

A look at the generation of creator-founders who are building tools, products, and services to support and further develop the creator economy.

Thematic: What is Royalty Free Music?

Intro to Royalty Free Music Guide

Everything you need to know about Royalty Free Music! Is it free to use? Is it the same as no copyright music? What kind of music is royalty free? Get all the details in our post.

Tubefilter - Creator News

Tubefilter: Creator & Online Video News

Tubefilter is the leading source for online video, YouTube news, and coverage of the world of online video entertainment and the creator economy.

Best Practices for Facebook and Instagram

Facebook & Instagram Best Practices

The official guide on the best practices for posting on Facebook & Instagram. Learn the best tips & tricks to creating a winning strategy.

Social Media Templates

Save yourself time with pre-made social media templates ✅
YouTube Thumbnail Template Example (PSD)

YouTube Thumbnail Template (PSD)

Set your YouTube video up for success with a perfectly formatted YouTube Thumbnail. Download our Photoshop template, fit with the ideal dimensions for YouTube thumbnails.

Podcast Cover & Thumbnail Templates

Podcast Thumbnail Templates

Create eye-catching podcast cover and thumbnails with these pre-made podcast cover templates from Canva! Choose from 1,000s of designs to capture the perfect vibe for your podcast show.