The 7-Step Guide to Create Irresistible YouTube Video Thumbnails (With Examples)

It's weird to think it now, but in the early days of YouTube, the option to upload a custom thumbnail did not exist. And even when they were introduced, implementing one was not widely seen as crucial to the success of a video. But now, with 400 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every single minute, an effective thumbnail can be the difference between your content's success or failure.

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How to Add YouTube Poll Cards to Videos (And Everything Else You Need to Know)

Would you like to poll your YouTube viewers? Want to find out what they think of your videos or products? You need the YouTube Poll Card!

In late 2015, YouTube rolled out a beta version of poll cards to a select number of creators. Fast-forward to now, and the feature is available to everyone. 

In this blog post, I will show you how to add poll cards to your YouTube videos, step-by-step. Let's go!

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5 "Hidden" YouTube Features You Need to Grow Your Channel

Are you using YouTube videos as part of your social media marketing strategy? Do you want to reach more viewers and optimize the quality of your output?

YouTube has a whole host of lesser-known features that many creators aren't taking advantage of. In this article you’ll discover how to use these tools to increase watch-time, attract subscribers, and drive traffic to your website.

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How to Use YouTube Annotations to Increase Subscribers and Watch Time (VICE Case Study)

Do you want to increase the length of time that people watch your YouTube videos, or encourage new viewers to subscribe? YouTube annotations are an effective way to help make this happen, and VICE magazine does a great job of it. Here are 8 examples of its use of annotations on YouTube...

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How to Make A YouTube Video Intro for Free | Branded YouTube Video Intro Tutorial

How to Make A YouTube Video Intro for Free | Branded YouTube Video Intro Tutorial

Do you want to make a professional-looking YouTube branded video intro for free? I'm going to show you how! In April 2014, YouTube allowed users to upload a three-second branding intro video that can be applied to play at the beginning of selected or all videos. They're a great way to build brand familiarity and keep your viewers hooked, so let's take a look at how you can make one...

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