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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Sep 17, 10:36 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto £10 a day in October 2017 ~ everybody most welcome
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    • 30th Sep 17, 10:36 PM
    ~Make upto £10 a day in October 2017 ~ everybody most welcome 30th Sep 17 at 10:36 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    This is the 122nd 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!).
    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.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Oct 17, 11:43 PM
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    Aesop
    Kantankarus Mare you are doing well so far with instagc.

    it's all to do with the videos how people are making so much money and minute made and crowdflower.

    I was doing ok with the videos but they have stopped crediting when I am not checking them. so need to work out why.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Oct 17, 11:46 PM
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    Aesop
    internet keeps dropping at home, sky coming next week.

    friend asked me if I was still having problems as they had started having issues. I said yes, shame nobody believes me. I even pulled up the report that tells you what it is wrong and it is definitely vermin.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 13th Oct 17, 8:53 AM
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    QueenJess
    Parcels posted this morning, so on to report a profit of £18.86
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £290.10/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • mumtoomany
    • By mumtoomany 13th Oct 17, 1:48 PM
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    mumtoomany
    Another 50p for a marrow, and 69p returned from Home Bargains. A pack of pasta I'd bought was mouldy but still well in date. M2m. Total now at £23.20.
    • Felula
    • By Felula 13th Oct 17, 7:51 PM
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    Felula
    Hi there, how is everyone doing? It sounds like lots of people are selling well on ebay and fb. I'm up to £132 for the month, just over halfway, which is good. I've got one payout due towards the end of the month and hopefully a bit of overtime pay.

    I'm having a hard time at work at the moment so not really motivated to do anything. I had to see a senior manager at work to try and persuade him to let me move department as the people in my team are having a detrimental effect on my health, and I've got to the point where I can't take it anymore. I'm working the next 4 days, so won't have time or energy for any money making, though will try and play all the apps on SB etc.

    I hope those of you who are at home for the weekend have a great time with family, friends etc, doing something which makes you smile.
    • shariann
    • By shariann 13th Oct 17, 8:38 PM
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    shariann
    Hi there, how is everyone doing? It sounds like lots of people are selling well on ebay and fb. I'm up to £132 for the month, just over halfway, which is good. I've got one payout due towards the end of the month and hopefully a bit of overtime pay.

    I'm having a hard time at work at the moment so not really motivated to do anything. I had to see a senior manager at work to try and persuade him to let me move department as the people in my team are having a detrimental effect on my health, and I've got to the point where I can't take it anymore. I'm working the next 4 days, so won't have time or energy for any money making, though will try and play all the apps on SB etc.

    I hope those of you who are at home for the weekend have a great time with family, friends etc, doing something which makes you smile.
    Originally posted by Felula
    Ah, bless you. That sounds like a nasty situation to be in. I hope you can find a resolution soon and that the management are supportive. Sending positive vibes and dodgy hugs
    £10 a day October - £38.87/£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
    • shariann
    • By shariann 13th Oct 17, 8:42 PM
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    shariann
    I'm so glad it's Friday! It's been so busy this week and I have had a splitting headache all day so I am tucked up in bed already.

    Just going to have a look through emails and then I need to sleep. Have a few bits to add but can't get my brain in gear to work out what so will leave that for tomorrow.

    Night everyone xx
    £10 a day October - £38.87/£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
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 13th Oct 17, 9:45 PM
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    QueenJess
    Reporting another £5 cashback, bringing me to £167.72. More than halfway there!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £290.10/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 13th Oct 17, 9:46 PM
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    QueenJess
    I'm so glad it's Friday! It's been so busy this week and I have had a splitting headache all day so I am tucked up in bed already.

    Just going to have a look through emails and then I need to sleep. Have a few bits to add but can't get my brain in gear to work out what so will leave that for tomorrow.

    Night everyone xx
    Originally posted by shariann
    Sounds like everyone has had a tough week. Hope you have a nice weekend to make up for it. Look after yourself. x
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £290.10/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 13th Oct 17, 9:48 PM
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    lynnejk
    ........
    I'm having a hard time at work at the moment so not really motivated to do anything. I had to see a senior manager at work to try and persuade him to let me move department as the people in my team are having a detrimental effect on my health, and I've got to the point where I can't take it anymore......
    Originally posted by Felula
    Sorry to read that and hope you soon get things sorted.

    I'm so glad it's Friday! It's been so busy this week and I have had a splitting headache all day so I am tucked up in bed already.........
    Originally posted by shariann
    Sending some headache-be-gone vibes and hope you get a good night's sleep.

    Just a couple of surveys to add today = £2 as been quite busy at home with lots of bits and bobs.

    If you happen to be lurking CBC, I hope you're managing to get everything resolved satisfactorily fingers xd.

    Hope you all have a super Saturday
    Lx
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=1984....OCT=238.67/310
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1486....OCT=151.55/200
    Bulk buy.......OCT=21.09
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=126....OCT=14/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=764.96
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £10,250
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 13th Oct 17, 9:50 PM
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    QueenJess
    I'm having a hard time at work at the moment so not really motivated to do anything. I had to see a senior manager at work to try and persuade him to let me move department as the people in my team are having a detrimental effect on my health, and I've got to the point where I can't take it anymore. I'm working the next 4 days, so won't have time or energy for any money making, though will try and play all the apps on SB etc.
    Originally posted by Felula
    Oh no I know when things are that awful at work it is just horrible to live through. Hugs and hope it gets better soon. Try and do something for you that you can look forward to, however small! Also try and escape at your breaks if possible, even if for a 5 minute walk round the block.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £290.10/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 13th Oct 17, 10:32 PM
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    cufc_mike
    £11.30 today from MB

    Managed a few prolific acad studies yesterday, first time I've been able to get on during the day for a while and was surprised to see 3 in there pending. Only small sums, but still better than nothing
    Credit Card: 1st Aug 2017 --> £1,371.04 NOW --> £864.70
    Make a Payment a Day: £213.51 in Aug, £167.55 in Sep, £125.28 in Oct
    Make £300 October Challenge: £402.05 / £500 (£1,206.50 since Aug '17)
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 13th Oct 17, 10:40 PM
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    Just realised as I was updating my signature, today's efforts takes me over the £1,000 mark since I started doing this at the beginning of August. So in approx 10 weeks. If I can carry on at this rate, we'd be talking an extra £5,000 over the course of a year. That's going to make an incredible difference!!
    Credit Card: 1st Aug 2017 --> £1,371.04 NOW --> £864.70
    Make a Payment a Day: £213.51 in Aug, £167.55 in Sep, £125.28 in Oct
    Make £300 October Challenge: £402.05 / £500 (£1,206.50 since Aug '17)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 13th Oct 17, 10:41 PM
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    I listed another 10 things on eBay last night, although these are 10 day auctions, so not much happening this weekend for me. However, already got some interest and a bid! Fingers crossed for an exciting weekend next weekend!

    Found a couple more things in drawers this afternoon so got a bit more listing to do over the weekend, however, I can't have more than 10 things left to list now (there is over 40 already listed!).

    People seem to be loving the auctions recently, so will predominantly stick with these. Seems to be a bit of a turnaround where people always used to prefer the 'buy it now'. Although I do accept any reasonable best offer, maybe people are more comfortable with an auction to bid on than making an offer, who knows.

    Already made £74.01 net on eBay this month! It is hard work and I hate listing and packaging everything up etc, but the cash is good and I am clearing the spare room. Looking forward to finishing and only having the odd thing now and again though!

    Also logged onto prolific a few times over the past week and cherry picked any of the higher paying surveys. Now am up to £18.50, so close to being able to cash out! Not sure yet if I will meet my target for this month as I am definitely doing less than previous months. Will totally be up to how many sales I make, so we shall see!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £290.10/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 13th Oct 17, 10:42 PM
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    Just realised as I was updating my signature, today's efforts takes me over the £1,000 mark since I started doing this at the beginning of August. So in approx 10 weeks. If I can carry on at this rate, we'd be talking an extra £5,000 over the course of a year. That's going to make an incredible difference!!
    Originally posted by cufc_mike
    Every month I wonder how I am going to make my money, but concentrating on small things really does add up. It is always amazing to look back.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £290.10/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • MrsCautious
    • By MrsCautious 14th Oct 17, 1:45 PM
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    £5 from a Facebook sale.

    I sold a 'desktop drumkit' that I'd had lying around - it was a present - supposed to relieve stress, but was never opened. A man bought it who upcycles old drum kits, makes them into tables and chairs - among other things! Says he's going to upcycle it to advertise his business.

    I thought that was very interesting!
    Last edited by MrsCautious; 14-10-2017 at 2:57 PM.
    Make £10 a day, 12 months 2013-2014: £8973.51
    Make £10 a day, 2017: July: £375.16 August: £993.10
    September: £296.69 October: £365
    • ALIBOBSY
    • By ALIBOBSY 14th Oct 17, 1:48 PM
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    ALIBOBSY
    What sites ask to write articles at that rate? Are they long articles? You should be paid more xx
    Originally posted by MrsCautious
    It's low pay at only 1p a word, and if I had time to sell myself and prep a portfolio I could build up higher pay I know, but with 4 kids as well as keeping the books and admin for OH's buisinesses I only have time to do work that is handed to me on a plate lol.

    The article are easy, the customer service is great they give feedback and are available via email if you have any issues and they pay monthly without issue.

    These sort of companies are often referred to as "farms" and I am aware my writing maybe worth more, but as I said I need quick cash with no extra input from me so it suits for now.

    Long term my aim is to write books but thats for when I have more time.

    Ali x
    "Overthinking every little thing
    Acknowledge the bell you cant unring"

    Make up to £10 a day-October £788.70/£310-
    • ALIBOBSY
    • By ALIBOBSY 14th Oct 17, 1:56 PM
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    ALIBOBSY
    Some more to add to my totals £25.35 in articles, plus £207.54 matched betting.

    I also feel I should point out I include under match betting some offers I get from matched betting sites that wouldn't be allowed on MSE as some are low risk not no risk, plus I have been doing it since July and am now doing some of the larger more complex welcome offers which payoff bigger.

    I have been surprised this month that when I really push at this I can boost the coffers

    Ali x
    "Overthinking every little thing
    Acknowledge the bell you cant unring"

    Make up to £10 a day-October £788.70/£310-
    • MrsCautious
    • By MrsCautious 14th Oct 17, 2:48 PM
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    It's low pay at only 1p a word, and if I had time to sell myself and prep a portfolio I could build up higher pay I know, but with 4 kids as well as keeping the books and admin for OH's buisinesses I only have time to do work that is handed to me on a plate lol.

    The article are easy, the customer service is great they give feedback and are available via email if you have any issues and they pay monthly without issue.

    These sort of companies are often referred to as "farms" and I am aware my writing maybe worth more, but as I said I need quick cash with no extra input from me so it suits for now.

    Long term my aim is to write books but thats for when I have more time.

    Ali x
    Originally posted by ALIBOBSY
    Good luck, I hope you make every success of it. I've worked as a writer for a long time and feel very lucky to be doing something I love. If you can do all you can now for your family and still find time to do all you are to make more money, a career as a writer should be a doddle
    Make £10 a day, 12 months 2013-2014: £8973.51
    Make £10 a day, 2017: July: £375.16 August: £993.10
    September: £296.69 October: £365
    • MrsCautious
    • By MrsCautious 14th Oct 17, 2:56 PM
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    I just listed my old office phones for £150 on Facebook and got a message straight away to say could someone have them. Have arranged payment for Monday. I've had a massive mental block about sorting out to sell them so am really pleased this happened. They are worth a lot more but I wanted a quick sale. I will add the money on Monday when I actually have it hopefully and I have bids on stuff ending on eBay tomorrow so if everything works out as it should I will have hit my target. Yay x
    Make £10 a day, 12 months 2013-2014: £8973.51
    Make £10 a day, 2017: July: £375.16 August: £993.10
    September: £296.69 October: £365
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