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Thumbnail Feedback YouTube Thumbnail Idea


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One of the things that I struggle with the most is my lack of confidence in creating a good Thumbnail and title. I know a lot of experts say those should be decided at the early stage, but I've never quite been able to make it work that way. The Design stage for the thumbnail is fun for me and the production stage. What's not fun is doing hours of work and some times getting twenty or thirty views out of it. I just need help and advice on what makes an eye-catching thumbnail and title. For example for this title I simply have "My Friend Saved My Life" because I learned a long time ago titles should entice viewers to click on the video. What would be a better title and thumbnail text? Any suggestions would be helpful. Would TubeBuddy's AB testing for thumbnails be helpful?



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I like to keep my thumbnails using similar fonts and styles so people, get familiar and it looks consistent on your channel. For me your image is too dark as when small you cannot see the detail, the font is hard to see on the white area and I couldn't read what it said, perhaps use white with a black surround.