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How to Create Stunning YouTube Thumbnails That Gets More Views!

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    • 1. Trailer

      1:56
    • 2. Creating Stunning YouTube Thumbnails

      9:29
    • 3. Getting Unlimited Royalty Free Images for your YouTube Thumbnail

      12:19
    • 4. IMPORTANT! Final Project

      4:11

About This Class

In this class, you will learn easiest and most optimized way to create Stunning YouTube Thumbnails for your YouTube Videos for Free! 

YouTube Thumbnails that will help your Channel to get more views and subscribers.

And as a Bonus, I'll share with you the top 3 websites where you can get Unlimited Royalty Free Images to use in your Thumbnails.

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1. Trailer: Hey, guys, working to the course to the Euler. How to create stunning YouTube thumbnails that your viewers will absolutely love. As you see here on the were on the main page of you Tip, and you see that almost all the videos have thumbnails. Tunnels help you video to step up on, go high in the rankings and get more views. More subscribers because it catch the attention off the viewer. You see, here, everybody is using thumbnails, customize thumbnails. If we go, for example, to a YouTube search call, how to create a website. If we start for that on YouTube, you see that all off these guys, Are you using time? There's these guys saying how to make a website in five minutes, so it's better to have a something like this with a call to action instead of having something that shows practically nothing or the screen of your computer like this one, for example, you see, this is a black screen with some coding that it's not catching the attention off the viewer . So by the end of this course, you will be creating stunning thumbnails with that 100% free tool that I'll show you how to use. You don't need to download any software you need to buy any software. All is free, and I'll show you how to use it inside the class. Onda Suborn knows I'll share with you the top five websites that I use to download unlimited professional royalty free images that you can use on your YouTube thumbnails on. Also, you can using any project that you have even commercially. So if you're planning to create a new book and you can you want, you can use these images for the book over or for your website or for your Facebook or anything that you want all that inside the class in Click on, then roll. Now bottom on. Let's start making these thumbnails and taking your YouTube channel to the next level. See you inside. 2. Creating Stunning YouTube Thumbnails: Hey, guys, welcome to the course and super happy to see you here today inside this training and ensure you will off these specific strategy this training because I'll show you here today and Euler how to create stunning thumbnails for your YouTube videos. Basically, when you create a YouTube video, you have the option to leave it at a default with the default thumbnail image, which is not recommended. Or you can create a super optimized thumbnail that will drive more traffic to your videos will give you more views and more subscribers on your YouTube channel. And that's what you are learning today. How to do that 100% free, using a super easy to use online tool that I'll percent to you in a few minutes. Okay, before we start, let me tell you that at the end of the course we have the final project video, which is super important. I recommend you toe take that look on that after this video, because this the final project will give you the structure to take the right steps toe have the great result the results that you are expecting from this strategy. Let's start with the course right now. First step is to go to will insert for can va dot com. So go can va dot com and here you will have access to these tools. Cava dot com is an amazing tool. You probably already know it. You can create great the signs. And the thing that I love about Canada is that they have pre pre the sign templates that you can use for free. So basically, you don't need to start this signing your thumbnail or anything that you want to the sign With Camba, you don't need to start from scratch because they have ready to use the thumbnail template er and other temples that you can use on your the sign for free. First Step East to go toe more here on the top. You see here, create at the sign. Click on more to see all the options, all the templates that you have at your disposal here on the one that we're using today. Let's take a look here, scroll down to social media and media me email headers on the second option here, you think you see that is YouTube thumbnails. I'm it already have the right size the right, the default the recommended by the YouTube recommended size for your the sign. So pick on that. And now the system will open. Although the science area for us So the main thing here, guys, is that a bill in the left menu? You have some layouts and that's what we are using on these specific cars. So you see here all the layouts pre made Tom males that you can use you can customize any off these on music for free, as you see most off then are free. You see that The sign and of the lower right and left right hand side you see free right free, free, free. So this means that you can use it 100% free But also there are some that are not free Like this guy here, for example, climbing a mountain. You see a dollar sign here, on there on the right and in the left you have an information items. So if we click on that, we see that the copyrighted the premium elements here is only the image off. The guy can't climbing the mountain, so I'll show you how to remove these specific premium elements so you can use the template for free. Most off the templates are free here, so by room, even if they're paid by removing the premium elements, you can use it for free. And that's what we're using. We're doing right now, so I'll choose in purpose just to show you how to do I buy. Choose the one which that is paid. So click on that under the sign opens here on the the sign Iran. You see that we have a water mark from Canada here, so the first step is to remove this image. How do we do that? Basically, we can do that by adding a second image on the top. If we go toe uploads, you see all the image that I already uploaded, and you can Ablow image from your computers or you from your computer. Or you can just click on drag and drop here on the upload area. So it's a blowing here, and when I have the image, all I need to do with me uploaded again. So he is is click on the image, expand the image to cover the whole the sine IRA. Let's see, and now we can move the other image on, just click on the lit, so click the link on your keyboard and the image is gone. So now you have your image, which is not. Premium is start early free, and I'll show you in the next video. How Toe Access Unlimited. A source off unlimited professional royalty free images that you can use on your family loves you can use on your website on your Facebook on even on any the sign that you're planning you can use. And even commercially, you are creating an e book or anything like that. You can use all these images. I'll show you how to do that in the next video. So this image I got from one of the websites I'll share with you later so it's totally free . I am free to use us, I one so this is the first step. Now we need to customize their texts. You see that the Texas in white here, and it's not well with the white background. So I select the tax and I can click on the color here at the top. And Aiken basically change to any other color that I want I leave it? Let's see. Let's leave it blue for the example on number 10. The other there are tax year. I leave it ass. Let's see. Let's leave it like orange. I like that. So we have 10 tips front, successful people. That's the thumbnail for the video. If you want, you can move these. Tow any other area off the specific. The sign you can move the number 10 to. Also you can create. You can add more text if you want. You can add more images if you want to add another image or you need to do is go. Go to your Ablow area and just move the image to the designer. Okay, you can resize. You can change the position of the much You can do whatever you want Here. Also, you can attacks here on the left. Many UC tax. You have preassigned pre made amazing texts, but you can add here. So let's see here these one, for example, so you can change the size. You can change the tax year toe whatever you want. You can change the font clicking heat on the top. So this is how you create these amazing thumbnails for free. So the ladies I like how the hell this is if I want. I can change also that I can apply a filter on my image. So I click on the image and I go to filter here at the top and you see that we have several filters that we can apply to the image. Let's see what we want. We like here to use these. Wonder if it's for Steve and you can change the intensity of you want. You can click on advanced options on Change. All the Cenex manually view one came. So let's living like this. Now that the something is ready, What we need to do is click on download. I mean, here you have two options J, P, G and B and G, which are recommended. You can choose whatever you want for this case. Values just a J. P. G. Because he's a smaller size click on download Can advice. Preparing the down low for me is preparing the file of the sign. On a few seconds. In a few seconds, I'll have their son Really The sign ready to upload to YouTube so you see download is complete If I click on the image here, we can take a look. This is the farm. They'll And now if I go to my YouTube channel, I pick up a video. I go to the info and settings off the video on Dhere. We have three time nails that are automatically selected by YouTube. This is what this is where we we can apolo the new the sign that we have the optimized, the sign. So if I click on custom thumbnail, I can go toe whatever. I have my design. Let me see here. He's here on my desktop. Choose. Okay, it's uploading the image and now you see that the new term released these I click on safe changes. This will take a few minutes to actually show up here on the video. But after that, everybody will see here on Michael YouTube channel on the YouTube results. Also, people will see this new thumbnail and this is where the magic happen because by having a great time there on your YouTube results, people will have more chances to click on your video because it catch the attention off. The fewer So this is how you do it I hope you like it. In the next video, I will show you how to access unlimited royalty free images to use in any project that you have on. Remember at the end, I'll wait for you in the final project. See you in the next video. I hope you like. So far, I'm sure you will absolutely love the next dip. See you there. 3. Getting Unlimited Royalty Free Images for your YouTube Thumbnail: well in this course will talk about free, really free images, how you can get the images on where you could get the images and we will talk a little bit about the license so you can have peace of mind when you use these images on your project on your website or anywhere online were you need images. Okay, So the first website we are looking today is call unspool ash dot com on this website east . Great. They have great high quality images on is totally free so you can download the high resolution photos on. You can use it for whatever you want. Also, they have a subscribe option so you can click here and subscribe on. You will receive 10 farmers every 10 day. So basically, these website works. People send photographers and people that love taking pictures. They send all the pictures to these guys to the un splash dot com team and they publish here for free nobody hours money. Here. They're just helping you to have amazing pictures on your side. So if you want to describe you, click unsubscribe here on enter your information. So basically you will receive on your inbox 10 for us every every 10 days. So that's great. You can have. You can download the forest and you can have an online library. You can put store all the photos on your hard drive on. Use whatever you want, you know. So if we click here on, do whatever you want, you see the license. The license is saying that all the forests are published on unspool. Ashar lies and under the creative Commons zero, which means that you can copy, modify this tree with and use of force for free, including for commercial purposes without asking permission, or prevent providing attributions with a total for or in spots. So that's why we want, you know, sometimes people spend I spend hours and hours on the Internet looking for pictures when I need to use for my website and this is a great solution. So you see all the pictures here. Basically, what you can do is you can have for these are the Fichter Fichter Pictures. You can go to new to see the new ones on also collection. They have a great collection of fathers. The penny off day off every single category. You can load more here on Also, you can use the search box. Let's say I want pictures with laptops, so I type laptop. And here I see all the pictures were laptop. And when I When I find one that I like let's just one here Let's say, Well, like this one, we just click on it on you Click on download. So by doing that, did you see that the browser open a new tab. And in here you click on the image to expand its high quality image. Right? Click and save. As so you can save us with the name that you that you like, Let's say your laptop. And now the picture is here on my desktop so I can open, and I can use these for wherever I want. So this is the first option. Guys, let's see if there is anything else that I need to show you here. So I invite you. I invite you to look for, use the search option here and look for the picture you want. You can choose the view that you want Here we have three columns off pictures is faster and easier to find. The one that you like, or you can use the first option here, which is showing one picture at the time so you can see the patron a bigger size. But do you see that takes more time to find a picture you want, But that's up to you. So this is the first option. The second option is called pixels Pack cells dot com On This is Great. I work. I use a lot off technology pictures or laptops, networks, cables stuff like that on these website have lot off these pictures, and I love it. So, basically, is the same. The same functionality. Let's take a look on the license first, so we click on license here and you can read the whole agreement. But the main point here is that all the pictures are under the Creative Commons zero license. This means the picture are completely free to use for any legal purposes. The pictures Freeport for personal and even commercial use. You can modify. I've copy the street with the photos, all without asking permission or setting the link to a source. So that's why that's great. No attributions require okay on. You can feel free to read the whole license before you use the pictures just to be safe on here. How they use the website is similar. Toe on splash. You have the search box here on also you can see here the popular searches. So you see Summer, Beezus, Abstract sunset art on all these options. So let's take a look on nature, for example. So in nature we have great pictures off off landscapes, nature, animals. So you can use all these for your website. Imagine how Look how great your waas your website will look with these pictures. You have unlimited pictures here and you can download for free. So this is one option. Let's take a look again on the laptop option Some pictures you will find in all the websites. For example this picture here who s on splash dot com to so but that's that's fine. You can just go here. I'm fine. The picture you want for your business for your project. So this is back sauce. You can also Ablow picture. So I invite you if you are a photographer or you If you have great pictures to share with the world on, you want to do it for free you and you want to contribute with these guys. All you need to do is go to upload on. You can become part off pixels. Basically, they explain. You hear how it works, They have a challenge. You see here the winners off the challenge of November 2015 on It's great. I think if you are using the pictures, if you're using the photos on pixel or any other website that we're talking here, I recommend you off course toe, contribute with them the next option. Ease snapped. Stocks nap. Io Okay. Stocks, not I Oh, this is the website. Same. Same thing. You can search here, search for the Forest year. But first, let's take a look on the copyright restriction. Okay, just to make sure we're safe. So I click here on free from copyright restrictions on its opening. So basically, cco license all for us in stocks that four under the creative common C c O licence. That means that you can copy, modify, distribute any forest on this website even commercially, even for commercial purpose, all without ask information. So basically, we we have the same license for all the three website that we investigate until now on. What you need to do here is check out the full license just to make sure you agree with all before you use any pictures. So in here you can search or you can go down. Look for the picture you want on what I like here is these at the top. When you have the search option on, you can sort the forest by date. Trending views, download off favorites. I like these because sometimes the trending is cute for you to find the best picture. That picture there are there are trending right now. The penny off, what you search for. OK, so these are Let's take a look on a laptop again laptop. So it's no certainty is sort for by a relevance, but let's sort but by trending. So this is the trend in the results for laptop on basically here all you need to do is click on the picture you like. You can see here the photographer, the view click. You have the photographer profile. You have the dimensions of the picture size. The date added on some tax. So basically you can say you can search said this as a favorite so you can download later. Sometimes you are looking for picture, and you find pictures you will like to download later so you can at us favorite. But if you want to download, all you need to do is click on download. High resolution on the download starts automatically, so that's it. Very simple. If I click here, I'll open the picture. That's it. You can modify. You can attacks here or useful wherever you want. On the last option here, East picks obey dot com. This is a very famous website. They have free images and video that you can use anywhere a game. Here. All images are under this creative cone CC or CC zero Okay, that you can download if modify and distribute. Even for commercial applications. North Division requires always a recommended to quicken Larmore and read the whole license just to be safe. Okay, so here you have photos, illustration, vector graphics or videos. Sigalert on the far is because we're focusing seen here on images. But of course, if you need videos for your websites, royalty for Devious, you can also click on videos here or instructional graphics. So let's say well, like these blueberry for here, So click on the blueberry and in here again. You can read the cco public domain free for commercial use, nor tradition. Require something I always recommended to check these because I found in these website picks. Obey some pictures that are not allow for commercial use just for free use. So always unpick survey when you can take a picture, take a look here on the right and just confirmed that is free for commercial use and have no attribution require again to download these all you need to do is click on from free download and here you have options so you can download small size median, large or original. You see, the original is huge is almost 1000 by 5000 and it has 18 megabytes. So it's a great high resolution picture that you can use for everything that you want. Here you have related images. So this is good because if you are looking for blueberry for us, you confined here or other related images. For example, this is a great blueberry forum on. This is also a great for so you you have these options on Big Subait when you say the size , when each is the size you want, remember, if you are using in your website in war in a war press website, for example, I don't recommend you toe down a very big image because the website will be slow and the the page with low slower depending on the speed of the connection off the visitor. But that's fine. That's your decision. So I'll download the small size. All I need to do is click on down low here and that's it. Sometimes when you clean doll Oh, it will ask you to enter some characters here to make sure you're you're a human and you are not a computer least downloading the the images in high quantity. Okay, so all these websites you can use for free I hope you like this option. I hope this website help you and save you time because the most important things saved saving time here. I spent hours and hours on the Internet and I I think YouTube looking for the perfect image . And now you have four websites that are great tools to help you on your daily work. 4. IMPORTANT! Final Project: welcome to the final project off this class and happy to see you here. That means that you already completed all the videos. So the final project is super important because it will help you to take the right steps in order to get their source that you want. So I I recommend you to take the final project very seriously. On complete the three steps we recommend. So step number one is to watch all the lectures in the class. If you are here, probably you already watch or the letter. So if that's the case, congratulations. You already complete that number one step too. Police leave You review heat on the class you review helps the class to grow and to reach more people than like you are looking for ways astrologists on anything toe help then their business to grow online and also to grow the YouTube channel on all the social media. So police leave your review I thank you very much for your review. I appreciate I reply toe Absolutely all the reviews. So if you leave your you review, I'll take a look at that and I'll reply to you. Number three east to create a final project. If you scroll down right now, go ahead, Scarl, Down a little bit, you'll see a blue button saying star project. So if you click on that, you can start project right now you will see that you have a feel where you can start a new project. So I invite you toe create a new project here on this culture. What page on share with the community, the liying to your YouTube channel. We have more than 13,000 members here on my sculpture community. People are very active actually here. So if you create a project with your YouTube channel, people will take a look in that probably will click on the link, starve you in your videos and hopefully they will become a subscriber. So this is a great way to promote your YouTube channel between between the community here, 13,000 people. So I invited to do that. That's super important and ensure that will help you toe skyrocket year youtuber assault. And we, as a community are here to help you. All the projects that you also submit here on my classes. I'll take a look in on the projects. I'll give you my opinion. If there is a suggestion, something that can be improved, I'll tell that to you on the comments. So that's why it's super important to create a project here on this class. Also, if you scroll down here on the project description, you see the links toe all my YouTube classes on a sculpture, So I have a lot a lot off classes with amazing strategies. Toe. Make sure your YouTube a super optimized. Make sure you reach people all the people that you want to reach on, that you learn the strategies that will help you take your negative to the next level. 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