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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st Aug 17, 10:30 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto £10 a day in September 2017 ~ - everybody most welcome
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    • 31st Aug 17, 10:30 PM
    ~Make upto £10 a day in September 2017 ~ - everybody most welcome 31st Aug 17 at 10:30 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    Happy anniversary Batgirl, your original forum thread is now 10 years old Same age as my DS this year.

    This is the 121st 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 £300 (or any amount of course!).
    lynnejk is assisting me and will create the challengers list and update it.

    She will also be answering any questions she can help with and here for general advice. Having been a challenger for a while, she knows her stuff. Thank you lynnejk for your help.

    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; 30-09-2017 at 10:34 PM.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
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    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 13th Sep 17, 11:41 AM
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    QueenJess
    How's everyone doing lately? I now have 4 jobs in a bid to clear the CC debt... All part time. I've been ill for many years and unable to work (still am! But needs must) so painkillers at the ready... Today I was a farm labourer... Tomorrow I will be learning about animal management.. Monday I was working an assembly line... It's all a bit insane and the hours will eventually add up... I'm exhausted and my back is in so much pain now...
    Tomorrow I will be eBay listing in my shop and soaking in the tub... Plus digging over my allotment, preserving vegetables for winter, helping a friend inoculate a herd of sheep, cleaning my house, driving two hours of school runs and generally being blooming busy! I have a huge things to do list...
    Originally posted by Milly-Ann-Molly
    My word, I am not sure how everything you listed is even possible! I struggle to get anything done at all whilst looking after a 7 month old. I am happy if I make it to the end of the day and have eaten and managed to get some washing on!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: November £172.43/£300
    (Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 13th Sep 17, 12:05 PM
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    FatVonD
    £3.50 profit from eBay sale
    Make £5 a day in November £36.28/£150 (October £288.52, September £374.30, August £223.95, July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54)
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 13th Sep 17, 3:10 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Postman's just been and I found a nice surprise in our outdoor parcel box. It's an edible product to test for Pine..... I'd no idea I'd been selected after the initial survey, I always agree to being willing to test stuff but very rarely get chosen.


    Can anyone recall what the payment for doing this second bit is please? It's so long since I had one I've forgotten. Win-win all round with £4 for the initial survey, something tasty to eat plus whatever payment it is afterwards. I love Pine....


    There was also an email from Alba Science about a cream to test (a cosmetic one not an edible one) but I'm not sure I'll be bothering with that one. I usually find what I get to test has no effect whatsoever or a minimal one at best and feel bad about being so negative on the follow-up questionnaire. Plus, the after-use questionnaire is so long. Not worth the bother sometimes especially as the product usually isn't much cop
    Last edited by carbootcrazy; 13-09-2017 at 3:14 PM.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Oct: £4500 ish
    Signing off for 2017, already smashed my year's target
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £15841
    . Getting there. Balance so out of date, must update asap!
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 13th Sep 17, 3:20 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Check inboxes all - WeBuyBooks are offering 10% extra today in celebration of Roald Dahl day.
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    Thanks for that. Been too busy to come online until now for a few minutes and definitely won't be able to find any suitable books and get the bar codes entered before bedtime. They hardly ever want any of mine so it's a struggle every time and a miracle if I can reach the minimum amount to send. Will reluctantly give it a miss and hope there'll be other offers when I'm more ready for them. Good Luck to everyone else though
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Oct: £4500 ish
    Signing off for 2017, already smashed my year's target
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £15841
    . Getting there. Balance so out of date, must update asap!
    • Milly-Ann-Molly
    • By Milly-Ann-Molly 13th Sep 17, 3:30 PM
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    Milly-Ann-Molly
    Milly.................You cant keep juggling what you have on your plate for long!! My back plays up every so often and I know its horrible.

    If you can find half an hour for you.........try this.......it really eased my back when I had overdone it.
    Originally posted by Kantankrus Mare
    Thanks I will try that. I didn't get nearly as much done as I had planned today... off to the bank as had a nice cheque for £620 arrive yay... BUT it's a 45 minute drive each way to the bank so must go haha... see you all later x

    Make £/day 2017: July: £1302.12 Aug: £2582.32 Sept: £2032.50
    V= 15489 L= 8283, 5220 M= 180863 Quidco £2,128.24 - July 2017 onwards Road Kill £1.77
    Nectar £13.52 Tesco £6.00 Boots £1.14 Morrisons £10 2017 Lottery £14.60 M&S £120
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 13th Sep 17, 6:27 PM
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    QueenJess
    Thanks for that. Been too busy to come online until now for a few minutes and definitely won't be able to find any suitable books and get the bar codes entered before bedtime. They hardly ever want any of mine so it's a struggle every time and a miracle if I can reach the minimum amount to send. Will reluctantly give it a miss and hope there'll be other offers when I'm more ready for them. Good Luck to everyone else though
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    No me neither.. unfortunately I probably have only £5 if that of stuff and they only ever want 1 item. Not sure how I will ever get rid of the pile!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: November £172.43/£300
    (Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 13th Sep 17, 9:29 PM
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    FatVonD
    My book supply will be drying up shortly but I find that WBB are best for new books while Ziffit accept more of the older ones.

    Next week is my last week working somewhere with access to free books. I will be abandoning just taking one at a time (whilst trying to look like I'm actually interested in whatever dodgy celebrity or bizarre subject matter it is about) and snaffling as many as I can!
    Make £5 a day in November £36.28/£150 (October £288.52, September £374.30, August £223.95, July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54)
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 13th Sep 17, 9:43 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Aesop.........have just found the free sweepstake thing on instagc.
    Are we able to do one a day?

    I might actually get to my £1 payout sometime soon

    ETA........and do you know how many search wins a day are possible? Ive just been doing one a day but things would move quicker if you can get more.
    Last edited by Kantankrus Mare; 14-09-2017 at 8:09 AM.
    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 £208.03
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1490.18 miles
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 13th Sep 17, 9:44 PM
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    cufc_mike
    £14.93 matched betting
    £15.40 work tuck shop
    £0.20 citizen me

    £30.53 total
    Credit Card: 1st Aug 2017 --> £1,371.04 NOW --> £222.95 (83% of the way there!)
    Make a Payment a Day: £213.51 in Aug, £167.55 in Sep, £300.00 in Oct, £467.03 in Nov
    Make £400 November Challenge: £424.22 / £400 (£1,964.06 since Aug '17)
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 14th Sep 17, 7:58 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    £14.93 matched betting
    £15.40 work tuck shop
    £0.20 citizen me

    £30.53 total
    Originally posted by cufc_mike
    Well done. That tuck shop is a little goldmine


    How's your new baby doing? Are you managing to get any sleep?
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Oct: £4500 ish
    Signing off for 2017, already smashed my year's target
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £15841
    . Getting there. Balance so out of date, must update asap!
    • tryingtoavoiddebt
    • By tryingtoavoiddebt 14th Sep 17, 8:44 AM
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    tryingtoavoiddebt
    £15 in Amazon vouchers from yesterday (£5 swagbucks and £10 from a chatterbox survey) ��
    • HernaicTom
    • By HernaicTom 14th Sep 17, 11:24 AM
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    HernaicTom
    I'm aiming for £15 a day this month (£465 in total). Currently, almost halfway through the month, I'm at £167.93, which is only 36% of the way to my target.

    A few things for me to consider that might make this month more difficult: The management at my second job (at a pub) are cutting everybody's hours this month in order to try and come in under their labour budget for the year. Also, it is a pub with a big beer garden and the custom is highly dependent on the weather. So, a more autumnal atmosphere means easier shifts but unfortunately fewer tips!

    A couple of bright (albeit small) sides: I have discovered the daily free scratchcards on my Slidejoy app, which award 1 Slidejoy carat a time. They offer 5 or 6 every day, which amounts to 35 more each week, translating into a whole extra 12 pence over the month! Speaking of which, if anybody who hasn't would like to try Slidejoy and needs a referral code, please try getslidejoy.com/r2/k2JIgT99opP7mk0AzdDUVg (I hope this is allowed here?).
    I also have a couple more candidates for referral to swagbucks, which would boost my earning slightly there too. Oh, and I've just made my first cashout (£5.02) from prolific studies as well!
    • Talia1
    • By Talia1 14th Sep 17, 11:49 AM
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    Talia1
    Thanks I will try that. I didn't get nearly as much done as I had planned today... off to the bank as had a nice cheque for £620 arrive yay... BUT it's a 45 minute drive each way to the bank so must go haha... see you all later x
    Originally posted by Milly-Ann-Molly
    Mills, that's a trek to your bank, have you tried your local Post Office? my local bank closed due to being in a rural area and the Post Office accepts cash and cheques deposited using my debit card for the transaction, all free
    £10 a day 2017 Jan-Oct £3557.10 Nov 0/ £300
    365 Day Penny Challenge £1175.02/ £1800.00
    • ziggy2407
    • By ziggy2407 14th Sep 17, 1:09 PM
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    ziggy2407
    #2 Referral Board

    I cannot stop talking about this board. I was on it earlier looking for the shopprize (android only app) thread and spotted a referral thread for something that I ALREADY do. It hadn't occurred to me to post my referral on there!

    I know you may only get one, but one is one more than 0. Also if you are on social media like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, don't forget to post your referrals there too. You will be surprised who signs up.

    I know a few ladies who post their referrals in Facebook selling groups and they get quite a few people signing up and making them money!

    so get your referrals out there!

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/forumdisplay.php?f=42
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Hi Aesop

    Do you regularly add your referrals to the MSE pages?

    Many thanks for all you do on the thread and for making it a great place to be.

    It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward. (Old Chinese Proverb)

    Make £5 per day in Aug 2017: £358.12/£155 . Make £5 per day in Sept 2017: £406.12/£150
    Make £5 per day in October 2017: £12.65/£155
    • bestlifenow
    • By bestlifenow 14th Sep 17, 6:46 PM
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    bestlifenow
    Hi. I'm a bit late, but can I join you all for the rest of the month? I'll aim for £160.
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 14th Sep 17, 7:45 PM
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    Aesop
    Hi Aesop

    Do you regularly add your referrals to the MSE pages?

    Many thanks for all you do on the thread and for making it a great place to be.

    Originally posted by ziggy2407
    You are only allowed to add it once. Anymore will get deleted. What I do is post once on mse ie luckyleftovers, then I post on Facebook, twitter and tell my friends. Join other forum groups and post there

    I got lucky and 2 bloggers let me guest post on their blogs. I am getting a trickle of referrals.

    Another thing is if you post In any groups like net mums or mums net etc, mention how much you earn and how. Maybe pick one topic and talk about that. Show them proof of earnings.

    I got a free month on my printer Ink but have no idea where my referral signed up from. But I was very pleased at the saving.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 14th Sep 17, 7:48 PM
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    Aesop
    £15 in Amazon vouchers from yesterday (£5 swagbucks and £10 from a chatterbox survey) ��
    Originally posted by tryingtoavoiddebt
    I'm chasing my son's £10,as. He wants to buy a book but so expensive at Sainsbury's and amazon. Would be perfect for him.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 14th Sep 17, 7:49 PM
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    Aesop
    Hernia Tom, we don't allow referrals on this thread.

    That's why I encourage people to use the referral board. I know you discovered it earlier.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 14th Sep 17, 7:51 PM
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    Aesop
    Aesop.........have just found the free sweepstake thing on instagc.
    Are we able to do one a day?

    I might actually get to my £1 payout sometime soon

    ETA........and do you know how many search wins a day are possible? Ive just been doing one a day but things would move quicker if you can get more.
    Originally posted by Kantankrus Mare

    Free sweepstake one a day. I am working on. Guide. I understand now why blogging so hard!!

    If I can't get to write guide I will give you some quick tips
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 14th Sep 17, 7:55 PM
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    Aesop
    Postman's just been and I found a nice surprise in our outdoor parcel box. It's an edible product to test for Pine..... I'd no idea I'd been selected after the initial survey, I always agree to being willing to test stuff but very rarely get chosen.


    Can anyone recall what the payment for doing this second bit is please? It's so long since I had one I've forgotten. Win-win all round with £4 for the initial survey, something tasty to eat plus whatever payment it is afterwards. I love Pine....


    There was also an email from Alba Science about a cream to test (a cosmetic one not an edible one) but I'm not sure I'll be bothering with that one. I usually find what I get to test has no effect whatsoever or a minimal one at best and feel bad about being so negative on the follow-up questionnaire. Plus, the after-use questionnaire is so long. Not worth the bother sometimes especially as the product usually isn't much cop
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy


    Your usual payment of £4 for testing and if there is a follow up survey £4.

    Nice one, well done
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
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