The thumbnail is your product profile picture and is the first thing visitors will see on PH. It's used to describe the product with a single visual element. You can use a static image or a GIF. Choose the one which will communicate your value prop the best.
🔥 Attention Grabbing
Can be your business logo or animated GIF.
↔️ Optimal Size
Use 600x600px or bigger and keep file size under 3 MB to ensure optimized image quality.
📸 No flashing GIFs
Don't make GIFs too distracting, you don't want to cause someones epilepsy.
💎 Product Value GIF
Showcase your product's value i.e if your product boosts website speed show a fast motion animation.
✨ Product Highlight GIF
Highlight your product in action i.e if you remove image background show a before–after comparison.
🌐 Product Purpose GIF
Emphesize your products purpose through GIF i.e if you are nomad membership site show a spinning earth animation.
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