Category: YouTube

Streaming Diary – Week 8

I started my adventure in streaming and social media about two months ago, and to say I have learned a lot is an understatement. Mostly I have learned what a great community of people exist at Twitter, YouTube, and Twitch. Part of my motivation for doing this was to make new friends to play games…

How to Embed A YouTube Uploads Playlist

I was updating the front page of my blog with some widgets when I discovered that YouTube does not readily give you an embed action for the Upload or Popular uploads playlists. It only seems to have that options for your created playlists. As you can see below there is no listing for Uploads. The List…

Make a Custom Thumbnail for Your YouTube Videos Using Photoshop CC : Building a Photoshop Template

In the previous article I discussed the general requirements to start making a custom thumbnail for a YouTube video. In this article I will cover the building of a template in Photoshop that will allow you to keep a consistent look and feel throughout the various thumbnails that you create. Make a Sub Folder in Your Pictures…

Make a Custom Thumbnail for Your YouTube Videos Using Photoshop CC : Getting Started

  Custom Thumbnails Are Much Better Looking When all of your videos are mashed up on a page they quickly run together. You can see below that the videos with custom titled thumbnails are a lot more visible and compelling. When these show up in other media like Twitter or a search result on a…

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