It is now possible to create custom thumbnails for  your YouTube videos instead of YouTube randomly selecting a thumbnails to represent your brand.

This will not only increase your brand identity online but it will separate you videos from the crowd.  the YouTube video below has a custom thumbnail.

The process is pretty straight forward

  1. Go to your channel video manager
  2. Locate a video and click the Edit button.
  3. Click the Custom thumbnail button and upload a thumbnail.
  4. Once the thumbnail is uploaded, don’t forget to click the “Save Changes” button.