How To Create A YouTube Custom Thumbnail That Attracts More Viewers

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What stands out more in the search engines images or text?

Obviously images stand out more that text because your eyes are automatically attracted to them. This results in a higher click through rate compared to a boring text link. YouTube measures the Click Through Rate (CTR) of your thumbnails so if your video receives more clicks it will get higher rankings resulting in more traffic.

YouTube automatically generates standard thumbnails based upon your video clips. These can be very boring to look at particularly if they’re all text or just contain plain images. You need to utilize the custom thumbnail feature to get more views. To achieve this enable the monetization feature before adding a custom thumbnail to every video or any previous videos you uploaded.

How to add a custom YouTube thumbnail
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