How to Make a YouTube Custom Thumbnail Tutorial - Quick and Easy

Pubblicato il 1 feb 2016
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How to make IT-tvs Custom Thumbnail Checklist:
1. Take pictures ahead of time for your video thumbnail
2. Use (thumbnail maker free)
3. Add extra contrast and saturation to your thumbnail to make the colors pop
4. Add your extra sharpening on the thumbnail picture
5. Make sure your text is readable (And use as few words as possible)
6. Check out this article from Google bout how to enable IT-tvs Custom Thumbnails
Pro Tip: IT-tvs Custom Thumbnail Size is 1920x1080
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Snapchat = SeanCannell
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Video Gear Used For This Video:
** Camera - Canon 70D
With a Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM SLR Lens
** Microphone
RODE VideoMic Studio Boom Kit
** Lighting
Prismatic 18" Halo Ring Light with Stand
** Editing Software
Adobe Premiere Pro CC
** USB Mic I Used During The Screen Capture Part
DISCLAIMER: This video and description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission.
About this video:
In this video Sean Cannell from Video Influencers shares his custom youtube thumbnail tutorial with Canva, Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software. If you want to figure out how to make custom thumbnails on youtube for free, watch this short training video. is my favorite free IT-tvs thumbnail maker and you can use it as a quick thumbnail creator. The video also covers how to how to turn on custom thumbnails and change thumbnail youtube. Inside of Canva you can create a custom thumbnail template and then create a custom thumbnail for your videos. Things change every year so check out this video if you want to figure out how to make custom thumbnails on youtube in 2016.


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