Add a YouTube Subscribe Button Watermark to Your Videos

Adding Watermark Subscribe Button On YouTube

Watermarking your videos has become increasingly important for two main reasons: brand recognition and video theft protection.


In this blog, I’m going to teach you how to add a watermark subscribe button in your YouTube videos.


A video watermark is essentially the same as the watermarks on photos. It’s a still image that sits on top of your video as it’s playing, commonly placed in the bottom right corner of the video. Not only does watermarking help with video theft protection, but a watermarked video will help increase brand recognition.



How Can You Add A YouTube Subscribe Button To Videos? 


Step #1: Go to YouTube studio. This is the place where you manage your YouTube channel.


It provides you with all the functions and information you need to manage your channel in one place.


YouTube Studio
YouTube Studio


Step #2: Click on Customisation under the left side panel of your YouTube studio. 




Step #3: Once get into that Customisation page, navigate to the Branding tab. 


Step 4: Scroll down to the Branding page and locate the Video Watermark section. 


Video Watermark
Video Watermark


For a quality watermark subscribe button on YouTube video:

  • PNG or GIF image format
  • 150 x 150 pixels
  • ≤ 1MB size


Options on where you can build your subscribe button. 


  • Go to Google and type YouTube subscribe square.
  • Use Canva to build a square. This is a great software where you can also edit YouTube thumbnails and all sorts of graphics.
  • Order a graphic on You can hire someone on Fiverr to do that for you.



Sometimes it takes 48 hours or less to showcase your watermark button on the videos. So, don’t get stress about why it is not adding to your videos.


Thats it thats how to add a watermark subscribe button on YouTube.


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