According to statistics, millions of clips are added daily to YouTube, and they are written by ordinary people, just like you and me.
Now, earnings on YouTube channels are gaining popularity, but to beat the competition and fight plagiarism, you need to protect the videos. The best way is to customize your corporate identity.
Videos that have a corporate icon superimposed look great, and even if someone chooses to use them, your brand will have additional advertising.
How to set a logo on a YouTube video? Make it as simple as making a screensaver for video. A few simple settings and after 5 minutes your videos are already with the corporate style.
Adding an icon to the video is set in the settings , go to the video hosting and go to the parameters. In the sidebar there will be the "Channel" item, open it and press the "Corporate Identity":
In the central part of the page a button will appear that is needed to load the logo:
By clicking on this button, a window for downloading a picture will immediately open, and you will be presented with hints:
As you can see, it is better to download images with a blank background in PNG or GIF format. Also set a limit on file size - 1 MB. To add a logo, click on the button "Select file" and click save:
In the next step, you can see where the logo will be located, as well as choose when to display it. It is better to choose "All Time" to fully protect the video. Select the appropriate settings, click "Update":
Everything is ready, now you can go to any video and see what the logo looks like (you may have to modify it):
When you click on the logo, users get on your channel, and when you hover the cursor will see the name of the channel and the number of subscribers.
The branding on the videos does not bother anyone, but at the expense of it you can promote the brand. Do not install arbitrary logos, use this function only for branded badges.
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