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What Are Cash Cow Youtube Channels

Cash Cow YouTube Channels – Are They Legit and How to Make Your Own?

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Millions of people make money every month from YouTube without showing their faces, including famous YouTube celebrities, entrepreneurs, and companies. Cash cow channels allow you to have the opportunity to make that dream a reality. These channels can be an extremely lucrative way to make money.

Cash Cow YouTube channels have gained popularity in the past year and amassed large audiences and earned a lot of money from advertising. This is also due to course creaters like Matt Par entering the market to sell How To Make Money on Youtube with a faceless channel courses!

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What are Cash Cow YouTube Channels?

You can make money with your YouTube channel by posting videos without showing your face.
This is typically done by using an AI video software using stock footge and then recording audio over it (typically using Fiverr to hire a voiceover artist and / or a Youtube Script )
A “cash cow” YouTube channel is one like this. It is not necessarially a new way of making money online but has become popular in 2021/2022.

The process in its simpliest form is to make Youtube videos using Stock footage and then optimise the videos for a specific niche utilising Youtube SEO.

Are Cash Cow YouTube channels real?

The slang word with all the cool-kid YouTubers — “cash cows,” is not a term I like but it’s hypey so seems to have stuck! 😂

✅ Yes Cash Cow channels are real and there are hundreds of examples across multiple niches. I am putting together a post with examples so make sure to subscribe to the newsletter to get those when ready.

💡 Cash Cow Channel Ideas For YouTube

It is important to note that not all niches are equal in terms of the revenue Youtube will pay for running ads over your videos. For example, childrens videos get a lot less than Crypto or Finance.

Keep this in mind when choosing your niche. As with building a blog & choosing the best affiliate programs – you can do all the same work for minimal payout or choose a solid niche with a good comission and build for that.

Here are ideas for a cash cow Youtube channel that you can start today:

Finance & Business Tips 💶

Finance and business related topics have a high CPM rate for views due to the high price of software, courses and related products. This is a great niche to start a faceless Youtube Channel in and the one I would go for personally.


Crypto and Youtube go together like bread and butter!
Creating a cash cow Crypto channel is fairly straightforwad and teh more hypey the content and risidulous the thumbnail the more likely you are to get views.

* Sidenote – in research for this post I had a sales call with 3 Youtube Cash Cow Channel creators / and every one had a Crypto channel in their portfolio! They were all making questionable videos on topics like Get Free Bitcoin which I though was scammy.

Life Hacks

Life hacks are channels that can help you with everything from how to save money to how to get rid of your junk food cravings and much more. This is a great cash cow channel idea for anyone who needs some inspiration to live a healthier lifestyle. Evergreen and family friendly content.

Celebrity Gossip

Celebrity Gossip is a solid cash cow channel idea where you create content about famous celebrities and sports people around celebrity news and gossip. The thing to be careful of here is the rights to using there video. High demand, but also high competition from media companies and magazines.


Creating videos about luxury products is one of the best ways to create a faceless Youtube channel. Luxury Houses, Luxury Travel, Luxury Home Decor, Luxury Cars, Luxury Yachts etc This can be really lucrative as well due to Luxury products having a higher CPM. This also covers rich people and their lifestyles.

Food Tips & Recipes

This is another popular cash cow category of videos, and it can be a great money maker. You start by creating videos about food tips, recipes, cooking tips, or anything related to food. All you have to do is create videos about the best ways to cook something in your particular niche, or outsource the video creation and monotize with affiliate links. You can also create video diaries to talk about your various cooking experiences as well as dive into things like History of Parsley, History or Italian Food. You catch my drift 😉

Animal Facts

YouTube grew with its adorable animal videos. YouTube is well known for its cute animal videos. Early on, YouTube was just for fun and to watch cat videos. Then people realized they could make money off of videos, too. You can create videos about interesting animal facts or create videos on various animals. Content like going through each Cat Breed and sharing 10 tips about each breed. There are around 40 extant species of cat around the globe, so you can then make comparision videos like Tiger vs Lion etc. That’s about 500 video topics already! This can be repeated across any animal.


Compilations are another faceless Youtube channel idea. A good example I often find myself watching with my daughter is Funny Video Compilations. You could also do Fails compelations (like Gym Fails) or Trending topics like Tik Tok Dances. These channels can get a lot of views but require more work to get the content. Animals would be 10x easier in my opinion.

Meditation / Relaxation Channels

Meditation and relaxation channels (including ones of Fireplaces / Beaches on a loop) are simple channels to create and some of the ones that had the biggest success initally. I wouldn’t touch this niche now due to how many people entered it and because it is always used as the example in Youtube Cash Cow Courses. You simply put relaxing music over stock footage and loop the video. Sometimes using the same video scene for the entire video.

What are the most profitable YouTube Niches?

As one of the largest platforms for content creation and teh second largets search engine in the world, YouTube is a fantastic platform for content marketers to build brands, promote products and generate advertising revenue. Based on our research some of the most lucrative niches are here.

  • eCommerce
  • Make Money Online.
  • Affiliate Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing. 
  • Finance, Investing, Trading 
  • Legal
  • Photography & Film Making. 
  • Cars. 
  • Lifestyle.
  • Fashion & Clothing.

    Watch this video for more details as the CPM varies by country:

How To Build A Cash Cow Youtube Channel:

Tube Mastery and Monetization is the best YouTube course and community on the market.

It reveals how Matt Par runs 9 different YouTube niche channels without even showing his face. He teaches you how to identify niches as I have done above, and how to build a freelance team using Fiverr to scale up your channel.

Here are step-by-step instructions on how to create a cash cow youtube channel.

Step 1: Choose the right niche: Choosing the right niche is the most important decision. It will determine if your youtube channel will be a success or a failure.

Step 2: Create an awesome thumbnail: Thumbnails are the first thing people see when they land on your youtube channel. Make sure it’s eye-catching and makes people want to watch your video.

Step 3: Write a great title: The title of your video should be short, catchy, and memorable. It should also be descriptive.

Step 4: Write a great description: The description of your video is where you can tell people what your video is about. You can also include links to other videos you’ve done or other places your viewers might be interested in.

Step 5: Write a great script intro/Hook : Your intro is where you can tell your viewers a little bit about yourself and why they should care. What problem are you solving for them?

Step 6: Create content: Create content for your channel. This will have been well researched in the inital phases and it can be a tutorial, facts, general video, listicle, etc. Keep content to one topic per channel and focus on creating related content & playlists so your videos get recommended one after another. You want the Youtube Algorithm to be suggesting your other videos and they should be somewhat related.

Step 7: Create a freebie: The freebie is where you can give your viewers a freebie that will help them somehow. Good for Finance / Crypto / Blogging and any niche really! You can go to CreativeMarket.com and buy a cheap lead magnet set or create your own easily on Canva. Either way – Building an email list allows you another asset you can monotize.

Step 8: Promote your channel: You can promote your youtube channel on your social media profiles if you feel comfortable doing that or by using paid advertising, shoutouts or looking for embed opportunities on websites related to your niche. Everything counts towards getting that inital 1k subs and 4000 watch hours that you need for Youtube Monitization eligability.

Step 9: Build a team: One thing every course on building a Cash Cow Youtube channel has in common is that they all suggest you don’t do all the work yourself! They all suggest building a team using Fiverr or Upwork to help you. You are creating a media publishing business so you will need a Script Writer, Video Editor, Voice Over Artist, Youtube Thumbnail, someone to upload the video & optimise the Youtube SEO, add tags, description etc.

⚙️ These are the tools you will need or that will make your life easier:
🤖 Jasper Ai for Video Scripts – I use this tool daily.
🤖 An Ai Video tool with Stock Footage – My favourites are Pictory & Lumen 5. See my list here
🎤 Voiceover for your video – You can use an AI voiceover software of hire someone on Fiverr.
Thumbnail – Canva or Fiverr
🔎 Uploading To Youtube – Do yourself or hire a virtual assistant.
🔎 Optimising for SEO – Tubebuddy and VidIQ are the main tools for this and the ones I use.

💰 Total Cost for a minimum viable product Youtube channel is under $100 per month to start a Cash Cow / Faceless Youtube Channel for softwares. As you grow, you should outsource the most time consuming tasks to a Virtual Assistant.

If you are looking to get some training I suggest having a look at Matt Parr Course.

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It reveals how Matt Par runs 9 different YouTube niche channels without even showing his face.

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