YouTube Thumbnails Power of Images for SEO Video Marketing

Create Powerful Thumbnails to DRIVE More Traffic to your Video. How to optimize your Videos for better SEO in Search
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YouTube Thumbnails Power of Images for SEO Video Marketing
Rating: 3.8 out of 5 (219 ratings)
25,758 students
create more attention grabbing thumbnails
know which images the audience wants
Understand the importance of thumbnails
Design better thumbnails
Use thumbnails more effectively to grow your youtube channel
Video marketing visual elements

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of SEO
  • Basic understanding of YouTube
  • Must have an interest in Video Marketing
  • Interested in Digital Marketing
  • knowledge of image making software to make an image

Description

Thumbnails can make a big difference in views you receive within search. “A picture is worth a thousand words" and a thumbnail is worth more than a description.

Thumbnails are important in search results and in suggested videos.

3 Primary areas that having optimized video thumbnails can DRIVE MORE views.

In YouTube Search a better thumbnail can get you more clicks even if your video ranks lower in the search results. People look at visual ques first when they are looking for content. Having an appealing video thumbnail can really make a difference.

Google Search - your video already has an advantage over websites in that videos in search results have Thumbnails. Use this more effectively to drive traffic to your video.

Suggested Videos - The suggested videos is one of the best sources for traffic to your YouTube Videos. Stand out from the crowd and get more clicks on your video.

Why you should consider optimization of your thumbnails!

  • more professional impression of your video
  • YouTube does not pick the most optimal image for your video
  • Your audience grow as people look at thumbnails first when deciding a video to watch
  • Quicker way to convince viewers to pick your video
  • Answer the viewers question and entice them on viewing your video
  • thumbnails can reinforce your video title and send a stronger message to the potential viewer.
  • Channel branding and consistency
Important factors in Thumbnail Optimization
  • Make them eye catching
  • use good contrast of colors
  • Represent your content
  • Always create a thumbnail
  • Clear and well designed
  • Visually compelling leaving the audience wanting more
  • make the audience curious to the content of your video
  • Close up of faces
  • Look great on all devices large and small
  • Hi resolution and clear
Did you know that 70% of marketers plan to increase their use of visual assets? That's because visuals are proven to drive more engagement.

Who this course is for:

  • video marketers who want to grow their channels
  • SEO and promoters who want to get more views
  • Anyone who is interested in Marketing
  • Digital marketing professional who want to promote videos

Course content

3 sections • 20 lectures • 54m total length
  • Instructor Introduction to Video Marketing
    02:52
  • Why Thumbnails Work
    03:36
  • Course Information everything about Thumbnails
    01:56
  • Basic of Thumbnails
    03:18
  • Custom thumbnail best practices
    05:21
  • Follow Youtube Policy
    02:21
  • Quick Tips on Thumbnails
    02:23
  • Resources
    2 pages

Instructor

Instructor, GDE, Application Developer
Laurence Svekis
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