How to Fully Optimize Your Videos on YouTube: Creating Custom Thumbnails
Did you know one of the main reasons people click on a video is because there is an interesting looking thumbnail? Learn how to create custom thumbnails by watching this short video!
Posted by Strategic Marketing Services on Monday, June 4, 2018
Did you know one of the main reasons people click on a video is because there is an interesting looking thumbnail? Learn how to create custom thumbnails without being an artist.
The 3 options YouTube provides typically isn’t the best, however, you don’t have to be a Photoshop master either. Using TubeBuddy makes creating custom thumbnails very easy. By clicking on “custom thumbnail” you can then with the free account select a frame from the video or use a solid color. We typically choose a frame from the video. Then you want to choose the best frame of the video.
A lot of times the title slide will work, however, if you don’t have a title slide, use the TubeBuddy tool to create a title on the thumbnail. It’s that simple and makes your videos a lot more attractive and clickable. Once again custom thumbnails are Step 4 for the 9 Steps to YouTube Optimization.
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