Being able to make creative YouTube thumbnails for your channel can go along way in getting people to watch your video. However many YouTubers and Vloggers don’t take up the opportunity to create thumbnails for there videos.
This is a real shame as a good YouTube thumbnail can create curiosity and intrigue about a video. You don’t have to look far on YouTube and see that top successful YouTubers are taking full advantage of these enticing thumbnails.
So How Do You Make a YouTube Thumbnails?
There are many different way of creating cool and unique thumbnails that will give you the same result. The only thing is that it can take you more time with certain softwares and programs compared to others.
For example if you were to use Photoshop, it would give you a good result but would take time to learn and then make it from scratch.
That is why we recommend Canva. Canva is a awesome resource with anything todo with graphic design. What makes it even better is that your not restricted just to YouTube thumbnails.
You can also make YouTube banners, Instagram posts, book covers, business cards and the list goes on. So how it works is that there are custom temples that you can adjust to your liking with colours, images, graphics and so on. Its all drag and drop so its super easy to learn on the spot.
What makes Canva even better us that it is completely free! All you need is your email or Facebook account to sign up to the service.
Below we have included a full video tutorial so you can get started and be making your custom thumbnails in no time.
Hopefully this short tutorial will head you in the right direction for creating your own unique thumbnails. If you’ve liked this article please share and comment below if this helped you in anyway :D.