YouTube Thumbnail Treasures for Social Media Marketing
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YouTube Thumbnail Treasures for Social Media Marketing

YouTube Thumbnail Design Techniques for Social Media Marketing
3.6 (19 ratings)
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4,272 students enrolled
Created by Jeff Zahorsky
Last updated 10/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Increase your opportunities for increased sales & monetization
  • Stand out in the YouTube crowd
  • Have a greater chance at more Views, Likes, Comments & Subscriptions
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Requirements
  • Internet connection
  • Browser with Adobe Flash Player
  • Strong desire to stand out from the YouTube crowd
Description

NOTE: Photoshop is not required for this course which takes you step-by-step so you can create eye-popping custom thumbnails. However, if you do like using Photoshop, this course is primarily taught using Photoshop!

More than this, if you are interested in standing out from the crowd on YouTube with your videos, this course is for you!

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Question: Would you like some type of Return On Investment (ROI) when uploading videos to your YouTube account?

KNOW THIS: Capturing eyeballs means capturing clicks, views, comments and subscriptions for those YouTube videos in which you have invested time and energy.

Now, if you look around YouTube, you'll notice many missed opportunities—that is, when it comes to capitalizing on custom thumbnails. If you haven’t noticed this yet, not to worry! We’re going to look at some of these examples, together.

What you will be equipped with after taking this course is a nice, strong foundation in the essential elements of creating and utilizing eye-popping custom thumbnails in your YouTube videos.
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What will you get inside of this course? Let’s look!

  • Why Eye-Popping Thumbnails Make Sense
  • Make Your Thumbnails "Pop" with Thumbnail Essentials
  • Field Research - Observational Analysis
  • Thumbnail Creation Tools
  • How to "Apply" Best Practices

  • *** ALSO, TWO HUGE BONUSES ***
    • How to Rank YouTube Videos For Success
    • Exclusive Access to Editable Eye-Popping Thumbnail Template

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    We’re going to go through all of this together in a nice, relaxing manner and pace. You will be able to go back again and again—if desired—to make sure you’re never at a loss for ideas when it comes to creating amazing, eye-popping, attention-grabbing YouTube thumbnails.

    As your instructor, I have seen results and believe you can, as well. I have seen the effectiveness of putting into practice all of the subject matter we will discuss within this course. Information carries with it tremendous value! Those who seek out the right information position themselves to benefit from the results in which such information brings.

    In this case, it is standing out from the crowd within a very, very busy but tremendously popular YouTube.

    When taking this course, there is no risk to you. You get:

    • Free updates to any of the course content
    • Lifetime Access
    • 30-Day Full Money-Back Guarantee

    YouTube Thumbnail Size & Design Techniques To Become Your Own YouTube Thumbnail Maker!

    Let’s get into the course. I’ll see you inside.

    Who is the target audience?
    • Anyone who can point & click on a computer
    • Anyone who is tired of their YouTube videos getting lost in the sea of videos
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    Curriculum For This Course
    27 Lectures
    01:40:13
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    Introduction
    1 Lecture 01:26
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    Why Eye-Popping Thumbnails Make Sense
    2 Lectures 03:04

    Let's look at why being on YouTube makes good sense.

    Preview 03:04

    YouTube Facts
    1 question

    Let's look at why being on YouTube makes good sense.

    Looking at YouTube Up Close
    1 page
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    Make Your Thumbnails "Pop" - Thumbnail Essentials
    3 Lectures 14:00

    Let's see if you notice any effective patterns worth duplicating.

    Preview 05:31

    Official YouTube Guidelines
    02:57

    YouTube Guidelines
    1 question

    Line up with best practices by implementing these essential elements.

    Thumbnail Essential Elements
    05:32
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    Field Research - Observational Analysis
    4 Lectures 15:54

    Let's make some observations to get an idea of what effective and ineffective thumbnails look like.

    Taking a Closer Thumbnail Look at Two Popular Channels
    02:51

    Let's make some observations to get an idea of what effective and ineffective thumbnails look like.

    Thumbnail Contrast & Comparisons
    05:09

    Let's make some observations to get an idea of what effective and ineffective thumbnails look like.

    Thumbnail Set Analysis On Popular Keyword Search
    04:06

    Let's make some observations to get an idea of what effective and ineffective thumbnails look like.

    Thumbnail Location Considerations
    03:48
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    Thumbnail Creation Tools
    2 Lectures 05:39
    Awesome Thumbnail Tools - FREE App Included
    02:12

    Color Contrasting Secret Weapon & How to Apply It
    03:27
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    Applying Best Practices - Practical Application
    8 Lectures 38:25

    Build out your custom thumbnails as you implement this key essential element.

    Creating & Structuring Your Thumbnails: Strong Foundations
    03:37

    Build out your custom thumbnails as you implement this key essential element.

    Creating & Structuring Your Thumbnails: Creative Essential Elements
    07:15

    Build out your custom thumbnails as you implement this key essential element.

    Creating & Structuring Your Thumbnails: Communicating is Key
    07:04

    Let's check out some border ideas.

    Preview 02:52

    Separation for Success
    05:47

    Separation Tool
    01:41

    Crowd-Parting Thumbnail Ideas
    05:17

    Drawing More Attention
    04:52
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    BONUS: Video Ranking Success for YouTube Thumbnails
    3 Lectures 10:28

    Rank higher with these YouTube ranking strategies and tips.

    YouTube Video Ranking Success Techniques & Insights - Keywords
    05:29

    Rank higher with these YouTube ranking strategies and tips.

    YouTube Video Ranking Success Techniques & Insights - Keyword Implementation
    03:21

    Rank higher by adding this to your YouTube ranking strategy.

    YouTube Video Ranking Success Techniques & Insights - More SEO Optimization
    01:38
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    BONUS #2: Exclusive Download Access - Multi-Layered Thumbnail Template
    3 Lectures 09:17
    Opening Your Thumbnail Template - Introduction
    03:52

    Opening Your Thumbnail Template - FREE Tool Tutorial
    05:19

    Your Exclusive Eye-Popping Thumbnail Template(s)
    00:06
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    Upload Your Custom Thumbnail(s)
    1 Lecture 00:00

    Quick-Reference PDF for the uploading of your Custom Thumbnail(s)

    How to Upload Your Custom Thumbnail(s)
    1 page
    About the Instructor
    Jeff Zahorsky
    3.6 Average rating
    122 Reviews
    11,385 Students
    4 Courses
    Author, Video Marketer & Web Designer

    Author, Video Marketer & Web Designer—Jeff Zahorsky has authored several Christian Living books in the areas of evangelism and spiritual growth. For almost 20 years, he has designed professional web sites & graphics for satisfied clients while offering similar training to enthusiastic students. Additionally, Jeff has successfully ranked attention-grabbing YouTube videos and thumbnails in select niches.

    A veteran of the United States Navy, Jeff served just over 6 years, primarily on Navy warships ... with one ground tour in Iraq.

    Having technology as his background, Jeff also holds a Certificate of Biomedicine from Boston University. It was on the flight deck of a U.S. Navy warship in Pearl Harbor, HI where he became a Christian.

    Jeff enjoys teaching others about technology. He also cherishes the sharing of God's message of salvation and spiritual growth—all through his ongoing writings and online video courses.