YouTube Thumbnail Treasures for Social Media Marketing

YouTube Thumbnail Design Techniques for Social Media Marketing
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course 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.

    What are the requirements?

    • Internet connection
    • Browser with Adobe Flash Player
    • Strong desire to stand out from the YouTube crowd

    What am I going to get from this course?

    • Increase your opportunities for increased sales & monetization
    • Stand out in the YouTube crowd
    • Have a greater chance at more Views, Likes, Comments & Subscriptions

    What 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

    What you get with this course?

    Not for you? No problem.
    30 day money back guarantee.

    Forever yours.
    Lifetime access.

    Learn on the go.
    Desktop, iOS and Android.

    Get rewarded.
    Certificate of completion.

    Curriculum

    Section 1: Introduction
    Introduction
    Preview
    01:26
    Section 2: Why Eye-Popping Thumbnails Make Sense
    03:04

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

    YouTube Facts
    1 question
    1 page

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

    Section 3: Make Your Thumbnails "Pop" - Thumbnail Essentials
    05:31

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

    Official YouTube Guidelines
    02:57
    YouTube Guidelines
    1 question
    05:32

    Line up with best practices by implementing these essential elements.

    Section 4: Field Research - Observational Analysis
    02:51

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

    05:09

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

    04:06

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

    03:48

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

    Section 5: Thumbnail Creation Tools
    Awesome Thumbnail Tools - FREE App Included
    02:12
    Color Contrasting Secret Weapon & How to Apply It
    03:27
    Section 6: Applying Best Practices - Practical Application
    03:37

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

    07:15

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

    07:04

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

    02:52

    Let's check out some border ideas.

    Separation for Success
    05:47
    Separation Tool
    01:41
    Crowd-Parting Thumbnail Ideas
    05:17
    Drawing More Attention
    04:52
    Section 7: BONUS: Video Ranking Success for YouTube Thumbnails
    05:29

    Rank higher with these YouTube ranking strategies and tips.

    03:21

    Rank higher with these YouTube ranking strategies and tips.

    01:38

    Rank higher by adding this to your YouTube ranking strategy.

    Section 8: BONUS #2: Exclusive Download Access - Multi-Layered Thumbnail Template
    Opening Your Thumbnail Template - Introduction
    03:52
    Opening Your Thumbnail Template - FREE Tool Tutorial
    05:19
    Your Exclusive Eye-Popping Thumbnail Template(s)
    Article
    Section 9: Upload Your Custom Thumbnail(s)
    1 page

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

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    Instructor Biography

    Jeff Zahorsky, 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.

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