How To Create Youtube Thumbnail Get lots of Traffic

Do you know that 70% of your youtube video traffic comes through your thumbnail? Yes.! These are true stats about Youtube user’s behavior. How To Create Youtube Thumbnail Get lots of Traffic?

Thousand of people creates thousand of channels every day on Youtube. They put quality content in their videos but unfortunately, they don’t get sufficient views on their videos why? There might be many reasons for not getting lots of views but here im going to tell you the major reason for limited views that is your thumbnail.

Have you ever heard that ” The first impression is the last impression ” this is the best example of the thumbnail?

In this article, I’ll guide you on How To Create Youtube Thumbnail Get lots of Traffic.


Thumbnail is the title image of your video. There are two types of thumbnail images. The first one is the custom image that you create yourself from any software, the second one is auto-generated by Youtube it picks randomly image from your video when you supposed to upload your video.

Just like this, have a look at the image below.

Youtube thumnail image

What is the difference between in all the videos at above mention image > that is the front image, which is called your thumbnail. All the images are different and custom. These images are really attractive, most of the people watch the videos due to thumbnail.

Tips –

1- Hook the public with a surprising quote. Like you have created a thumbnail now write something excited on the image so that people can’t wait to watch the video and they click the video instantly.

2- Make your image HD it should not be pixelated.

3- Image size should be 1280 pixels wide by 720 pixels tall or you can adjust the size as it fits in the video.

How Can I Create a Thumbnail image

There are many software and websites are available which allow you to create stunning thumbnail images.

I would like to tell you about two software and one website which is enough for you to create stunning images.

1- Photoscape

This is the best software you can download and start editing your images.


You can download it from Google. This is absolutely free.

photoscape software

This is how it will look like after downloading.

2- Canva

Canva is a website that offers paid service and free as well. However free portion works well for beginners.


Type Canva on your browser and go to the website. There you will get thousand of pre-built images,You just have to edit those images and make your own.

Homepage of canva

This is the home page of Canva you can create custom images here. How to create an image on Canva? well you can watch several videos on Youtube about how to create an image on Canva don’t worry its easy.

Have a look we have just created our topic featured image on Canva.

Youtube thumnail image

See this is our featured image which we have just created on Canva. It’s very beautiful and very simple.

If you know how to work on photoshop then this would be the best option for you, but if you don’t know how to use photoshop then canva and Photoscape would be the best options.

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