How To Add a Subscribe Button To Your YouTube Video - CTA Button

Subscribe button

How to Add CTA animation button to your YouTube video. 

As a small youtube content creator,  who need more people to subscribe to your channel, there are some settings you need to implement on your channel for a very fast growing channel,  which among those settings is adding a subscribe button,  also known as the call to action button (CTA),  in case if you have not read the post on How to set up a fast growing channel,  kindly check it now before reading this post on CTA button. 

CTA means Call To Action.  Which is used to tell viewers what you want them to do while they watch your videos. You can add this animation to your videos using any video editing software that support the Chroma key features,  which there are variety of such application for computer and mobile users,  as a beginner you can start with your computer base and the software
I will recommend you start with is called Kdenlive, if you don't have a personal computer or a laptop you can get the Kinemaster video editor, which is available on both Android and iPhone devices,  I will be using kinemaster for this tutorial on how you can add a green screen subscribe button to YouTube video,  so let's get started. 

Kinemaster

Download and install Kinemaster Pro version 

Get a green screen subscribe animation clip,  you can search on YouTube to download your preferred one. 


After getting the green animation clip,  open Kinemaster and create a new project ( by pressing the "+" button ) with resolution for YouTube video which is 16:9.

Green screen layer

Click on media to import the video you want to add the subscribe button, then click on layer to add the green screen animation clip to the video 

You will see a green background on the video just as in the image above,  your aim is to remove the green background and resize the animation to fit the main video. 

Chromakey

Select the animation clip on the layer and navigate to Chroma key option in the settings,

adjusting Chroma

1. click and adjust the Chroma key until the green background disappeared completely.


2. click on the mark button at the top left corner of the screen and resize the subscribe animation clip to fit the video, 

Mark
you should resize it so that it won't be too big or too small,  for clearity purpose.  After you have remove the green background you can duplicate the animation clip and make it appear in your video like 2 or 3 times,  either at the beginning,  middle and at the end of the video to keep your viewers in touch with the subscribe button. 

Exporting video

Finally,  click on the export button at the top left corner of the screen, as in the image above and then select the resolution to be either HD 720p, SD 540p, or 480p depending on the type of quality you want the video to be and then click export to render your video and that is all,  the video will be stored under internal storage of your device,  in a folder named Kinemaster »» Export files.

That's all for this tutorials,  if you found this very useful,  kindly share it with your friends. Thanks for reading. 

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