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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Nov 17, 11:42 PM
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    Aesop
    Make upto £10 a day in December 2017 ~ everybody most welcome
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    • 30th Nov 17, 11:42 PM
    Make upto £10 a day in December 2017 ~ everybody most welcome 30th Nov 17 at 11:42 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    This is the 124th month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007. A link here to the original thread as I am sure some of you are interested to read where it all began.

    Thanks to Batgirl for starting it, lynnejk and ALL posters, for helping us to keep the thread going. Thanks to previous challengers who used to run this thread too, Rawdinosaur, Emmaglet, Nat21luv, Monkeynut, Sweetpeas, Purpleroses, JesaRose, MizMir.

    I have decided to rename this challenge as reading posts, it seems to put people off thinking they HAVE TO make £10 a day.

    You don't.

    The original purpose of this challenge was to help people to try and make an extra £10 a day on top of their normal income to help things along. Ie paying off debt, making savings, paying for holidays, overpaying mortgages etc.

    That is exactly what this challenge is about, attempting to make extra income on top of your normal income to help you wherever you need it.

    People start the challenge by setting a goal of £1 a day. Then when they find they are smashing this regularly, they up it to £5 a day. Some of us gluttons for punishment go for £10 a day. It really is entirely upto you. We only ask you to post what your goal is to help you keep motivated. Some days you make more and some days you make less, but aim for extra at the end of the month.

    The idea is that everyone posts how they are making extra money and these shared ideas help all of us to learn new ways to help cut debt or earn/save money.

    What cannot be added:
    Wages from your main job

    What can be added:
    Overtime
    Income from a second job
    Daily clicks
    Interest
    Vouchers
    Mystery shopping
    And much, much more.

    This board moves pretty quickly, so be sure to subscribe and read it regularly. Below are some ideas to get you started and a great place to read when you're in need of inspiration.

    Sell your old books/DVDs/CDs/games here:
    Amazon.co.uk, play.com, webuybooks, zapper, CEX, MusicMagpie, and a few more too

    Ebay - a place to sell anything and everything. (You will be suprised at what sells!)

    Gumtree, Preloved, cquot, ebid, craigslist, vivastreet, netmums.com, trade-it , Friday ad, priceminster - these are all places you can sell items too.

    Survey sites
    - mysurvey and pinecone, prolific academic tend to be the best but there are many more it really depends on you finding the ones that work best for you - toluna, harris poll, valued opinions etc

    Join cashback sites like Topcashback and Quidco - type in surveys in the search engine and some will pay you to join up with them.

    Mobile phone to recycle? Try http://mobilevaluer.com/ but also check other selling sites like ebay, Facebook selling, gumtree, etc.

    etsy and folksy - If you enjoy making crafts why not have a go at selling them on etsy or folksy. They've been getting increasingly busier each year.

    Trying to find other ways to make money? Check out the Boost Your Income board. It is full of ideas, including survey companies and product testing.

    Want to help someone else out? Sign up through their referral on the referral board, and leave yours, so someone else can do the same for you.

    Keep reading for lots more ideas on how to make more money each month.

    This month's challenge is to try and make £310 (or any amount of course!).


    Thanks lynnejk for all your help with updating challengers list and all the support you give on this thread.

    Good luck everybody. Remember to post any questions or comments that you have, and let's go on encouraging each other throughout this month.
    Last edited by Aesop; 05-12-2017 at 11:43 PM.
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
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    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 8th Dec 17, 1:34 AM
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    cufc_mike
    The app is called Gummy Drop! - thanks for the tip about subscribing to the swagbucks code thread, I shall do that
    Make £300 December Challenge: £275.08 / £300 (£2,426.68 since Aug '17) | PAD'ing since August 2017: £1,690.80
    Mortgage Overpayments: £336.28 | £195.97 Interest Saved
    Mortgage End Date: Was 01/06/2033 -> Now: 01/04/2033 (reduced by 2 months by PAD'ing)
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 8th Dec 17, 8:31 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Gifthulk payout of approx £3.50 and .18p citizenme.

    I just got to grips with running engageme.tv in the background for instagc and now when I try to get it running it has come up with a form saying it isnt running in my area and to fill in a form and it will let me know when its available.
    Make £10 a day challenge Jan/£215.84/ Feb £146.45/ Mar £192.55/Apr £171.20/ May £156.40/june £95.55/ Jul £383.85/Aug £211.60/Sep £282.35/Oct £122.54/Nov £271.08/Dec £67.49
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1628.14 miles
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 8th Dec 17, 8:40 AM
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    QueenJess
    Apologies - I have been MIA for a bit.... struggling with a cold and a baby who is seriously teething and has a cold and believes he must be glued to my side 24 hours a day...

    Been doing bits and pieces where I can... mainly on my phone whilst baby is asleep on me.

    Panelbase £14.20
    Citizenme 28p
    MB -49p (waiting for the weekend for the profitable side!)
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: December £261.45/£300 (Nov £235.10
    Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 8th Dec 17, 8:42 AM
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    QueenJess
    Evening all. Had a day off yesterday. Back to it today, with £9.16 made MB'ing.

    I've made 288 SB's in the last 3 days, which for me is a good effort. I have 4 squares left on Swago:
    * Refer a friend (will struggle with this)
    * Earn SB from referral (see above)
    * Redeem swag code from swag button (hopefully get this - just never seem to see swag codes in time)
    * Earn from survey attempt through mobile (always seem to get filtered out of surveys).

    Anybody had any joy with games to earn SB's? I installed an iOS app and have to reach level 31 to get XX SB's. I did this 2 days ago, but still haven't had the SB's for it. Not sure if there's usually a delay?
    Originally posted by cufc_mike
    I tried it a few times and only once did it work for me. I remember I was confused and thought it hadn't worked and then got the reward 3-4 days later and was trying to remember what it was for! I don't bother these days as it's very hit and miss (and mostly miss..)
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: December £261.45/£300 (Nov £235.10
    Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 8th Dec 17, 8:45 AM
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    QueenJess
    don't forget if playing topcashback treats game to try the other categories too
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Nothing seems to happen when I go to the other topcashback shops etc. Is that just me? Are they fixed on certain shops or are they random?
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: December £261.45/£300 (Nov £235.10
    Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 8th Dec 17, 8:46 AM
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    QueenJess
    Feeling s**t today with a heavy cold, and constant sneezing has now given me a headache

    Bad news first
    Whilst on hols last week DH received a 'phone call from his work. Long story short - his company has gone into immediate administration and he, together with a few thousand others in the UK, have been made instantly redundant. Cue us running around like headless chickens yesterday and today, trying to get all the info we can and filling in endless forms

    Good news second
    U Gov pay-out eventually reached and £50 better off

    Off to bed with a hot toddy

    Hope you all have a great day tomorrow and stay dry
    Lx
    Originally posted by lynnejk
    Oh no.. hope it all works out for you.

    Colds seem to be spreading around this thread at the moment!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: December £261.45/£300 (Nov £235.10
    Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 8th Dec 17, 8:51 AM
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    QueenJess
    Jess do you have anything installed on your phone like the incompass app, it uses a vpn, mobile xpression, it uses a vpn. Trying to think what other apps use it.

    The vpn uses a virtual private network so could be registered anywhere, it is usually registered to the company using it, ie incompass in uk and mobile xpression in us.

    but it flags up on swagbucks, instagc and onepulse radar. not sure how, never looked into that technical side, but something they use to track ip addresses shows vpns.

    Do you have anything like that on your device?

    the other thing... someone on samsung said her phone did an update and gps system was putting her in canada. After a lot of testing/resetting phone etc, turned out could be 2 things. She had an app installed which was based in canada, that could have been giving false reading and her sim card was corrupted. Once that was replaced, everything went back to normal.

    I have a friend who says her ipad I think keeps saying she is not in UK. That is definitely a settings issue.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Nope - I don't have anything like that installed. Would it have to be open whilst OnePulse was open as well?

    I am still in a very slow conversation with OnePulse. They have now confirmed I have a VPN, which is why I am blocked. I just have no idea why that would be?! Swagbucks seems to be working fine..
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: December £261.45/£300 (Nov £235.10
    Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 8th Dec 17, 8:54 AM
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    QueenJess
    I have 5 squares left on the Swago board, but can't see how I can make more than one row/column. I have:
    1. Refer a friend to Swagbucks
    2. Redeem your Swagbucks for a gift card (will be able to do this today or tomorrow)
    3. Earn SB from your referral
    4. Enter the holiday giveaway (not looked into what this is yet)
    5. Redeem a Swagcode from the Swagbutton (unlikely given I don't actually need to buy anything!)

    I also have 3 collector's bills at the moment, so should probably get on with some searching to see if I can find more.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: December £261.45/£300 (Nov £235.10
    Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 8th Dec 17, 11:47 AM
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    cufc_mike
    5. Redeem a Swagcode from the Swagbutton (unlikely given I don't actually need to buy
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    You don't need to buy anything for this one Jess. You'll get a few SB's for just sticking a swagcode in via the swag button once the codes are released. Just need to do it within the time limit. See Aesop's comments above about subscribing to the topic on MSE. I've done that to get email notifications. I have that, and the mobile survey left to do to complete the board. Put quite some effort in this time, for a change.
    Make £300 December Challenge: £275.08 / £300 (£2,426.68 since Aug '17) | PAD'ing since August 2017: £1,690.80
    Mortgage Overpayments: £336.28 | £195.97 Interest Saved
    Mortgage End Date: Was 01/06/2033 -> Now: 01/04/2033 (reduced by 2 months by PAD'ing)
    • bloomfelt
    • By bloomfelt 8th Dec 17, 3:48 PM
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    bloomfelt
    Another £9 to add for me today 5 from SB & 4 from crowdology
    £5 a day December £93.59/£155
    £5 a day 2017 (so far)£1262.02
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 8th Dec 17, 5:06 PM
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    QueenJess
    You don't need to buy anything for this one Jess. You'll get a few SB's for just sticking a swagcode in via the swag button once the codes are released. Just need to do it within the time limit. See Aesop's comments above about subscribing to the topic on MSE. I've done that to get email notifications. I have that, and the mobile survey left to do to complete the board. Put quite some effort in this time, for a change.
    Originally posted by cufc_mike
    I do use the codes (as I subscribe) everyday... but just realised I was meant to use the Swag button to do this.. oops!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: December £261.45/£300 (Nov £235.10
    Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 8th Dec 17, 11:09 PM
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    cufc_mike
    Today's topcashback hummingbird is Accor Hotels

    I've made £36.76 from MB'ing. Nothing else to add yet. Still plugging away at Swagbucks.
    Make £300 December Challenge: £275.08 / £300 (£2,426.68 since Aug '17) | PAD'ing since August 2017: £1,690.80
    Mortgage Overpayments: £336.28 | £195.97 Interest Saved
    Mortgage End Date: Was 01/06/2033 -> Now: 01/04/2033 (reduced by 2 months by PAD'ing)
    • juliejim
    • By juliejim 9th Dec 17, 12:47 PM
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    juliejim
    Just playing on my new laptop - joint Birthday and Christmas present from DH.

    Since I last posted, I have had and other £5 from Swagbucks, £7.50 from Sainsburys which paid for my DB's partner's proscecco for Christmas and I've also had £80 for my birthday but I won't count that!

    So my total is £36.15

    Today's topcashback is I saw it first

    Jue
    NST #10 Steps 7K 2/30 10K 2/12 5 a day 3/30 NSD 0/20
    MBNA £5500
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 9th Dec 17, 1:25 PM
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    Florence J
    £5 Vypr

    I have been accepted for a position through a temp agency but as there are a lot of forms and things to do first (it is a governmental role) I haven't started yet. It could be for up to 3 months and it will be my main job when it starts, but the temp agency offered me two days temp work somewhere as a one off and I will count those earnings as it was unexpected, so that will be about £96 after taxes.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 11 #553
    £1000 Emergency Fund Challenge #253
    Wombling free 2017 = £2118.64
    Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£3133.08/£3000)
    November 2017 Credit Card Debt: £3980
    • shariann
    • By shariann 9th Dec 17, 2:20 PM
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    shariann
    £5 Vypr

    I have been accepted for a position through a temp agency but as there are a lot of forms and things to do first (it is a governmental role) I haven't started yet. It could be for up to 3 months and it will be my main job when it starts, but the temp agency offered me two days temp work somewhere as a one off and I will count those earnings as it was unexpected, so that will be about £96 after taxes.
    Originally posted by Florence J
    Great news Florence J
    £10 a day December - £32.01/£310
    2014 £110.92
    2015 £3732.30
    2016 £1633.66
    January £208.92 February £87.28 March £178.64 April £112.76 May £213.63 June £317.93 July £359.85 August £449.15 September £120.15 October £353.42 November £181.25
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 9th Dec 17, 9:29 PM
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    cufc_mike
    £34.94 for me today, MB'ing.

    Now to do a WhatUsersDo test, and then do a bit of Swagbucking. I keep missing the Swagcodes Aesop, the email notifications just go to my 'Other' folder, so I'm going to have to sort that out. Missed one today by 4 minutes...frustrating.
    Make £300 December Challenge: £275.08 / £300 (£2,426.68 since Aug '17) | PAD'ing since August 2017: £1,690.80
    Mortgage Overpayments: £336.28 | £195.97 Interest Saved
    Mortgage End Date: Was 01/06/2033 -> Now: 01/04/2033 (reduced by 2 months by PAD'ing)
    • helsbell
    • By helsbell 9th Dec 17, 10:13 PM
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    helsbell
    10p from Citizen me today, plus £3.62 from Onepulse
    Last edited by helsbell; 09-12-2017 at 10:19 PM.
    SPC 11, No. 062

    August 2017 B'card £5006.83 BoS £1086.59 DFD November 2020
    • haybel19
    • By haybel19 9th Dec 17, 11:49 PM
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    haybel19
    What's the £10 from Clinton's. Is that a loyalty scheme haybel
    Originally posted by Aesop
    no its because they left a signed for order on my doorstep.... after paying £6 for the delivery to be signed for I was unamused to find it dumped on the doorstep and complained. Clintons were very apologetic and offered £10 as gesture of goodwill.
    Make £10 a day challenge November £125.60/310
    December 100.30/310
    • haybel19
    • By haybel19 10th Dec 17, 12:09 AM
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    haybel19
    Struggling with the swago board on swagbucks... refer a friend and earn from the referral specifically but struggling to get a line in any direction!

    Really need to find some other money making apps/sites to use... other than topcashback, swagbucks, checkoutsmart and clicksnap I don't do any others at the moment... I used to a couple of years ago but cant for the life of me remember what lol

    Made £40 on Betfair today which was VERY unexpected but a lovely surprise.

    Have found quite a bit more stuff that I need to shift on facebook/ebay so hopefully I will have more space and more £ to add shortly. Just need to find the motivation to list it!
    Make £10 a day challenge November £125.60/310
    December 100.30/310
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 10th Dec 17, 12:21 AM
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    Aesop
    Nope - I don't have anything like that installed. Would it have to be open whilst OnePulse was open as well?

    I am still in a very slow conversation with OnePulse. They have now confirmed I have a VPN, which is why I am blocked. I just have no idea why that would be?! Swagbucks seems to be working fine..
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    You are very lucky if you have a vpn and swagbucks hasn't picked up on it yet.

    What phone are you on Android?

    What new apps have you Installed lately.
    One pulse won't let you earn until you remove vpn


    If on Android, goto settings, wireless and networks, click on vpn. See what's under that tab. Mine is clear.

    If apple, settings, general, vpn and see what is listed under there
    Last edited by Aesop; 10-12-2017 at 1:02 AM.
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
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