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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 28th Nov 11, 11:00 PM
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    Aesop
    ~The Final MAKE 10 A DAY in December Challenge for 2011 ~ Everybody Welcome
    • #1
    • 28th Nov 11, 11:00 PM
    ~The Final MAKE 10 A DAY in December Challenge for 2011 ~ Everybody Welcome 28th Nov 11 at 11:00 PM
    Hello to all newbies and regulars and welcome to the final 10 a day challenge of 2011!!!! .

    This challenge first started in September 2007, so this will be the 50th Month that this challenge has been going . So thanks Batgirl for starting it and Sweetpeas, Purpleroses, JesaRose and MizMir, who also keep the thread going.

    I know this first post is long, but please read it as it gives tips and info on how this challenge works!

    If you're new to the challenge don't be scared - here's how it works:

    The aim of this challenge is to make 10 extra a day everyday for the month. A lot of people think this is impossible but it can and has been done (and in some cases some show offs have even doubled or tripled the monthly challenge).

    If you feel 10 is too much why not start at 5 or if you're brave join those who aim for 20 a day! Anything extra you make is great so set whatever target you think you can manage.

    The idea is that everyone posts how they are making extra money or saving 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 at work, income from a 2nd job, savings in shopping, daily clicks, sales, interest, vouchers, mystery shopping...the list is endless.

    Feel free to add any extra money earned (above normal wages) or any money you saved when out shopping. For daily clicks and sites like quidco it's upto you when you add the money earnt there. Some add it when an amount tracks others when it's paid out - it's your challenge so it is upto you what you want to count and when you want to count it.

    This board moves so fast so here's some ideas for people to make money. (Click the blue words (links) for some shortcuts to threads on each subject):

    Sell your old books/DVDs/CDs/games here:
    Amazon, play.com, Green Metropolis is for books only.

    Amazon Trade in, trade in your old books

    Ebay - a place to sell anything and everything.

    Gumtree, Preloved, cquot, ebid, craigslist, vivastreet, netmums.com, trade-it ,

    Also, join topcashback and Quidco - type in surveys in the search engine and some will pay you to join up with them.

    http://www.volunteer4panels.com/ famous for shop and scan. They may also ask you to join their other panels :

    Shop and Scan gives 1100 points a week, plus a bonus 500 if you upload a receipt.
    Food on the Go - upto 5000 points a week (200pts for the first 20txts sent weekly - none after that. Plus 1000 points just for sending. If you have no submissions, you can also just txt to say that and still get 500 pts).
    Petrol Panel - 2500 points per month for all petrol submissions.

    Daily clicks - EagerLearner's thread - PM and ask for her guide. Although clicks take time to add up it's worth it in the end if you have the time to spare.

    Mystery shopping - Get paid to be a mystery shopper!

    Up your income board - full of great ideas!

    Challenges for 2012

    Mobile phone to recycle? try Martin's mobile recycling comparison site first to see where you may get the best deal!

    Music Magpie - have cds/dvds you haven't been able to sell at carboots or online. Try your luck here. Is you do sell your albums/dvds be sure to go via quidco or maximiles to get a few more pennies.

    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.

    Collect Boots points while shopping online - Treat Street

    Don't forget to search for your online shop at nectar.com before you buy, and earn nectar points for buying online, including ebay.

    Use vouchers to save on your shopping!

    Referrers Board for Swagbucks and Superpoints, and much more

    Everyone is welcome - just post your target, update your signature and get going. If you have any questions just ask here and someone will help.

    Challenge starts December 1st - 10 a day this month will be 310. Don't forget, this is the final challenge of 2011 so let's make it a good one! Let's all go into 2012 with lots of money

    Good luck all

    Aesop
    Last edited by Aesop; 12-12-2011 at 1:50 PM.
    Make 10 a day July 2015 125.64

    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2015 21; Swagbucks 2015 75 apptrailers 2015 4.37 QMEE 2015 6.57 Gifthulk 12.72 Geolotto 43.96 2015
    Money earnt in 2014 2185.54; Money earnt in 2015 1079.24
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  • lemmings1986
    hi guys hope everyone is well hugs to those that need them, whats pincone please???
    VSP#17 2.34
    debt free 26/10/2012
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 11, 12:11 AM
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    Aesop
    hi guys hope everyone is well hugs to those that need them, whats pincone please???
    Originally posted by lemmings1986
    ooooh pinecone is a fab survey company that pays 3 in luncheon vouchers or paypal, your choice. I take luncheon vouchers and was trying to save them for xmas but as money was so short, ended up using most for my food shopping. Have 6 stashed away though

    rarely we get referral links and can refer people, otherwise you have to watch out for the banners and people posting on freebies and grabbit they have referrals.

    there is one page that might have a working link. will have a look.

    even better, they pay out a few days after you complete the survey that is why we all like it so much!



    try these
    Last edited by Aesop; 04-12-2011 at 12:16 AM.
    Make 10 a day July 2015 125.64

    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2015 21; Swagbucks 2015 75 apptrailers 2015 4.37 QMEE 2015 6.57 Gifthulk 12.72 Geolotto 43.96 2015
    Money earnt in 2014 2185.54; Money earnt in 2015 1079.24
  • Jevvers
    A friend bought me a cuppa which I had been about to get myself - 1.50 (I KNOW!) and also - SMUG ALERT - I got down from the loft the Christmas cards and wrapping paper which I bought half price in the post Christmas sales. The receipt was still in the bag and I'd saved 12 - so I'm counting that as it's money I don't have to spend this year.
    Mortgage 1: 243,034 0.99%, i/o, ends May 2026 MFW date 20 Aug 2020
    Mortgage 2: 166,966 150,323 0.99%, repaymt, ends Oct 2033
    Total: 393,357
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 11, 12:18 AM
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    Aesop
    lemmings see my post ^^^ have found links, they work for me but they may be stored in my cache, so best you try them.
    Make 10 a day July 2015 125.64

    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2015 21; Swagbucks 2015 75 apptrailers 2015 4.37 QMEE 2015 6.57 Gifthulk 12.72 Geolotto 43.96 2015
    Money earnt in 2014 2185.54; Money earnt in 2015 1079.24
  • lemmings1986
    lemmings see my post ^^^ have found links, they work for me but they may be stored in my cache, so best you try them.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    hi havejust registered but it says there is no opening at the minute so will keep my details for next couple of weeks thanks anyway aesop
    VSP#17 2.34
    debt free 26/10/2012
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 11, 12:29 AM
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    Aesop
    hi havejust registered but it says there is no opening at the minute so will keep my details for next couple of weeks thanks anyway aesop
    Originally posted by lemmings1986
    that's a good sign. Usually they don't register if they are full or not looking for a particular group.

    That could mean in a few weeks you get the magic email I hope you do.

    right off to bed. want to do some ebaying in morning before DS gets up
    Make 10 a day July 2015 125.64

    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2015 21; Swagbucks 2015 75 apptrailers 2015 4.37 QMEE 2015 6.57 Gifthulk 12.72 Geolotto 43.96 2015
    Money earnt in 2014 2185.54; Money earnt in 2015 1079.24
  • franby64
    Morning

    Off the mark with 5.46 from As*a.
    Have a good weekend.
    Last edited by franby64; 04-12-2011 at 9:56 AM.
    Starting weight on 12/1 13st 13lbs. Weight on ??/1 ??st ??lbs. Lost 00st 00lbs.Target 9st 13lbs. 56lbs left.
    Make 5.00 a day January 21.84/155.00.00.(Dec, 17.46) GC Jan 209.18(90.82/300.00)
    Contingency fund : 17.46, Tesco vouchers 0.00, Boots Points 2.33 Nectar Points 04.57 Waterstones 0.18
    Total: 24.12
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 11, 9:22 AM
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    Aesop
    right 2nd post updated with everyone - please check in case I have missed anyone
    Make 10 a day July 2015 125.64

    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2015 21; Swagbucks 2015 75 apptrailers 2015 4.37 QMEE 2015 6.57 Gifthulk 12.72 Geolotto 43.96 2015
    Money earnt in 2014 2185.54; Money earnt in 2015 1079.24
  • BlueCow1975
    Morning everyone. Thanks so much for pinecone link Aesop. Have been trying to find a working link all month with no success!! Like Lemmings I got the we do not need anyone with your household group at the moment but will store your details for a few weeks incase we have an opening. That is the most I have ever got from them as in the past I have had a straight we are full and don't need anyone when I have clicked on the link.

    Fingers crossed for the magic e-mail!! Pinecone sounds like it could make a nice contribution to the savings pot!!

    Anyhow, kids not dressed yet and I am still in my dressing gown, so better get my derrier into gear and get off here!!! Will be another zero day for me today I's afraid!! Did make some progress last night though adding over 600 points onto maximiles - I joined last month but have only just got into gear with it by reading the threads about how to maximise points.

    Today's target (well tonights target when kids in bed) is 5 ebay listings and add another 150 points to maximiles. Have a good day ev1 x

  • lemmings1986
    morning guys, hope everyone is well
    plan for today
    make packlunch,wash hair go to work very long day need to get moving
    submit sh*pns**n recipts and barcodes when i get back do some surveys hopefully i wont get screened out..
    and put some things on ebay didnt have time yesterday but am day off tomorrow so may do it then.
    also need to request three vouchers off maccains 15,request sh*ns**n voucher 10 and have two pending credits on valuedopinions which should be enough to claim 10 voucher and waiting for unilever giftcard i won 10 also waiting for 5 giftcard from s*nper*s possible 50 when it all comes through will add them when they arrive
    also at 584 on sw*abu*cks .
    hope everyone has a good day and hugs to those that need them.
    VSP#17 2.34
    debt free 26/10/2012
  • ms_night_ryder
    Finally taken pics for ebay, will list them later, nothing else to report apart from being pleased about also finding a mens body shop after shave kit unused that i had forgotten about, so have taken a pic of that and we list too, it cost 14 according to the tag, but i got it for about 3 when bs was glitching so its all good, it was a forgot to give present
    Lose 28lb 3/28lb
    SPC Member 1522/2012-264/ new pot 2013
  • hopless
    Another 5.35 to add, ebay purchase using paypal money I had as cannot withdraw as still linked to old account, plus was going to pay with 'real' cash so saved myself the money!!
    Make 10 a day May 2014 542.73/620
    Make 200 in June 2014 54.25/200
    Make 200 in july 2014 0/200

    Make 200 in oct 2014 0/200
    GC - 200p/m
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 11, 12:42 PM
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    Aesop
    Just redeemed another 5 amazon swagbuck card

    15 in 2 months, not bad going
    Make 10 a day July 2015 125.64

    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2015 21; Swagbucks 2015 75 apptrailers 2015 4.37 QMEE 2015 6.57 Gifthulk 12.72 Geolotto 43.96 2015
    Money earnt in 2014 2185.54; Money earnt in 2015 1079.24
  • hopless
    Just redeemed another 5 amazon swagbuck card

    15 in 2 months, not bad going
    Originally posted by Aesop
    I may have to join, does it take up alot of time??? Please send me a referal if you get extra points for doing so

    Got to save up 50 amazon vouchers for hubby bday present in April as I will still be on maternity and otherwise he will get nothing
    Make 10 a day May 2014 542.73/620
    Make 200 in June 2014 54.25/200
    Make 200 in july 2014 0/200

    Make 200 in oct 2014 0/200
    GC - 200p/m
  • parsniphead
    Hello Everyone

    My first update for this challenge.

    So far I have got a 30 off voucher for littlewoods. I was going to get some new boots so this will knock a big chunk of what I was due to pay anyway. Also 2.04 0f accrued points. I also had 10 on my nectar card used towards shopping .

    Total so far 42.04/310 - 13.5%

    Off to advertise my old industrial sewing machine in the local paper. Fingers crossed it will sell.
    It's important not to be embarrassed by your past. The contradictions are part of what we are.
    Richey Edwards 1967 - ?

    Emergency savings fund 65.23/1000 6.5%
    One debt v's 100 days part 20 - 35/576.56
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 11, 1:06 PM
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    Aesop
    I may have to join, does it take up alot of time??? Please send me a referal if you get extra points for doing so

    Got to save up 50 amazon vouchers for hubby bday present in April as I will still be on maternity and otherwise he will get nothing
    Originally posted by hopless
    it is entirely upto you how long you spend each day. I do NOSO, daily poll, watch 10 videos, do the daily update survey and play videos. Probably takes half hour, but have DS constantly talking if I do during day, I try to in the evening.

    And then occasionally you need to do some of the other stuff for extra swagbucks, but do searches using their toolbar, win random points, and refer friends if you can get them interested, it all adds up.

    Do you do maximiles too?
    Make 10 a day July 2015 125.64

    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2015 21; Swagbucks 2015 75 apptrailers 2015 4.37 QMEE 2015 6.57 Gifthulk 12.72 Geolotto 43.96 2015
    Money earnt in 2014 2185.54; Money earnt in 2015 1079.24
  • ilovetea
    Today I have the grand total of...............4p................. to add. road kill found yesterday.
    ilovetea xx
  • hopless
    Whats best/easiest way to earn points on maximiles, I'm confused?!?
    Make 10 a day May 2014 542.73/620
    Make 200 in June 2014 54.25/200
    Make 200 in july 2014 0/200

    Make 200 in oct 2014 0/200
    GC - 200p/m
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 11, 2:45 PM
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    Aesop
    Whats best/easiest way to earn points on maximiles, I'm confused?!?
    Originally posted by hopless
    the videos.

    watch a video, click on rate it when it comes up, usually 20 seconds, then rate it, click register my vote, then when it says your vote has been registered, click on refresh, do this twice. you can "watch" each vid 3 times and earn points. Do this for every vid. when you refresh it automatically adds points, so you don't need to watch it again.

    there are some free offers on the right hand side that earn you extra points, and if you sign up for emails they will send you emails that you click through and earn 5 points on. also the surveys especially the 15 minutes ones are worth 150 points. it all adds up soon.

    this thread should help too.
    Make 10 a day July 2015 125.64

    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2015 21; Swagbucks 2015 75 apptrailers 2015 4.37 QMEE 2015 6.57 Gifthulk 12.72 Geolotto 43.96 2015
    Money earnt in 2014 2185.54; Money earnt in 2015 1079.24
  • lika_86
    I may have to join, does it take up alot of time??? Please send me a referal if you get extra points for doing so

    Got to save up 50 amazon vouchers for hubby bday present in April as I will still be on maternity and otherwise he will get nothing
    Originally posted by hopless
    I've been on about two weeks and checked out two 5 Amazon vouchers, so definitely possible to make 50 by April. If you sign up, the referrers board has a thread in there with links. If you do sign up and want any hints on maximising your points, let me know and I can try and offer some tips.
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