How to Set a Custom Thumbnail Image in Vimeo (& thumbnail best practice)

How to Set a Custom Thumbnail Image in Vimeo (& thumbnail best practice)

You’ve got to make them want to click play. No matter how amazing and helpful your video is, if people don’t press play, your great content (and hard work) have gone to waste. Choosing a thumbnail is an important first step.

Today’s tutorial will give you some tips for selecting an effective video thumbnail and, using Vimeo, show you how to choose your own frame for the thumbnail, choose from a random selection provided by Vimeo, or upload your own image.

Read More

How to Quickly Add Photos or Patterns to Text in Photoshop

How to Quickly Add Photos or Patterns to Text in Photoshop

You may have seen text images where the shape of the text has been filled by a photo or pattern. This is easy to achieve in Photoshop using clipping masks. 

Today’s tutorial will show you how to add photos, patterns and textures to text. It will also show you how to quickly trim your file to the smallest size possible and save it as a png file for the web. 

Read More