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

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.

Instructor Introduction to Video Marketing
Why Thumbnails Work
Course Information everything about Thumbnails
Basic of Thumbnails
Custom thumbnail best practices
Follow Youtube Policy
Quick Tips on Thumbnails
Resources
Branding on YouTube with Thumbnails
Important Messages in Video Thumbnails Know your audience
YouTube Thumbnail Quick Tips
Thinking about Thumbnails from start to finish
Adding Text to Thumbnails
Thumbnails with Faces
Background Images Contrast and outlines
Simple is Better Clean message and focal points for imagery
Transparent Icons and images PNG

What's included

  • 16 Video Lessons
  • 3 Text Lessons

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Laurence Svekis

Instructor