How to Create a YouTube Thumbnail Image

This is how to create a thumbnail for a YouTube video. I'm demonstrating using the Pixelmator application but other photo editing applications may worked well too. When I create a video thumbnail, I always choose a photo that is visually pleasing and relevant. I almost always incorporate bold text. The only exceptions are when the

38 Million Video Views – THANK YOU!!!

Thanks for 38 million YouTube video views! I appreciate your subscriptions, likes and sharing with others! I'm an independent channel, so everyone that you share my channel with helps me to continue to grow! Stay tuned for 100 million video views and beyond! #YouTube #38M

YouTube MCN vs. Independent YouTuber

Is is best to be an independent YouTuber or join a multi-channel network? Multi-channel networks ("MCNs") can provide value but they may also take away creative control. I'm an independent YouTuber and will always remain independent. My prefer to be in direct control of all aspects of my YouTube channel. #MCN