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    • Lil306
    • By Lil306 5th Jan 12, 4:15 PM
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    Genuine work at home jobs
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    • 5th Jan 12, 4:15 PM
    Genuine work at home jobs 5th Jan 12 at 4:15 PM
    Hi All,

    I currently work full time just looking to bump up income.

    I can't work a second job outside of work as I work a 3 shift pattern rotation that can change any day to another pattern. When I finish work I have 7-8hrs per night free where I can use my PC

    Could anyone recommend any genuine work at home companies.

    Anything typing jobs wise I can do, although I don't have the faintest clue how to do "transcription" jobs.

    I am currently registered on freelancer as it appeared to be a recommended site, but it seems to be hard getting someone to accept you when yo'ure new.
    Total Debts
    HSBC Loan #1 : £6,311.50 / HSBC Loan #2 : £1,395.52
    HSBC : £3,877.21 / Vanquis : £2,200.52
    Capital One : £1,082.75 Barclaycard : £2,056.69
    Total DEBT : ~ £15,528.67 - - - OUCH!
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  • mum_2_ellis
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    • 6th Jan 12, 7:04 PM
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    • 6th Jan 12, 7:04 PM
    (bump) I would be interested in this type of information too ...
    • Lil306
    • By Lil306 7th Jan 12, 2:59 PM
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    • 7th Jan 12, 2:59 PM
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    • 7th Jan 12, 2:59 PM
    If you are looking for some pocket money online, I can recommend online survey sites. The advantages are, you are highly flexible when to take the surveys, there are no investments on your side, and you can start right away. Having a regular job also helps as this usually means you get more and better surveys.

    However, this is really just for some pocket money on the side. Taking online surveys with genuine survey sites usually pays you around $4 an hour. With a combination of online surveys and paid-to-click sites I am able to bump this up to around $5/hour but that's it. Furthermore, you won't be able to get enough surveys for 7-8 hours a day. If you sign up with 5-10 of the better sites, you should get enough invitations for 1-2 hours a day though.

    Hope this helps. Cheers,

    Pocket-Money
    Originally posted by Pocket-Money
    Could you provide me with any sites you recommend?

    I'm happy to take surveys, anything to bump up the income.

    Ideally I'd like a site where I can do some form of typing / transcriptions (if I ever learn how) by either jotted notes, or audio conversations. Or simply transferring jotted notes into text (i.e book authors)

    I can type around 100wpm so can deal with large size projects.
    Last edited by Lil306; 07-01-2012 at 3:02 PM.
    Total Debts
    HSBC Loan #1 : £6,311.50 / HSBC Loan #2 : £1,395.52
    HSBC : £3,877.21 / Vanquis : £2,200.52
    Capital One : £1,082.75 Barclaycard : £2,056.69
    Total DEBT : ~ £15,528.67 - - - OUCH!
    • murphy306
    • By murphy306 11th Jan 12, 11:21 AM
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    • 11th Jan 12, 11:21 AM
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    • 11th Jan 12, 11:21 AM
    I would also be interested in doing this sort of work, although most of those survey sites you had to be doing lots and lots of surveys for just a few pound per month before it added up over a year etc etc...... however, I maybe was not doing the correct ones?

    Some of the freelance websites were not much use either as people in foreign countries were getting the jobs as they would put it unrealistic low priced jobs
    • clairibel
    • By clairibel 11th Jan 12, 1:12 PM
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    • 11th Jan 12, 1:12 PM
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    • 11th Jan 12, 1:12 PM
    Go over to sureboom forums and they have an other opportunities section with feedback from other workers.
  • SlightlyDeranged
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    • 13th Jan 12, 12:08 AM
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    • 13th Jan 12, 12:08 AM
    I have found that I get almost to the end of most of the surveys I do, then a message comes up telling me I am not a suitable contributor to that particular survey and I can't go any further. So they have my answers to most of their questions but they don't have to pay out. Very suspicious! I have given up on surveys as an income boost.
    • mrsyardbroom
    • By mrsyardbroom 13th Jan 12, 7:31 AM
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    • 13th Jan 12, 7:31 AM
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    • 13th Jan 12, 7:31 AM
    There are loads and loads of survey sites and the trick is to sign up with as many as possible and then work with your favourites. Newvistalive is a good one and I like Vivatic as well. The money does build gradually but if you keep doing the surveys you'll eventually find that you're getting a payout every month from one or the other of them. There are other threads with details and links to survey sites. Try this one http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=1683253&highlight=surveys
  • Marteebies
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    • 18th Jan 12, 3:48 PM
    money money money MONEY
    • #8
    • 18th Jan 12, 3:48 PM
    Could you provide me with any sites you recommend?

    I'm happy to take surveys, anything to bump up the income.
    Originally posted by Lil306
    Hi,

    Similar to you I work full time and my hours/days i work can differ each week. A couple of years ago i started taking part in online surveys in my spare time. This helped me earn some money in my free time.

    The 4 main survey websites i would recommend are:

    www.panelopinion.co.uk - simply because they have a low cash out rate which allows you to win money quickly. Once you raise £10 they will send you a cheque or you can continue adding to that sum

    www.valuedopinion.co.uk - frequent surveys to take part in, which means you stand more chance of earning more money

    www.yougov.co.uk - interesting surveys

    www.surveyfriends.co.uk - this website offers vouchers and prizes as opposed to money, which isn't as good BUT from my experience its ridiculously easy to win on it lol (a £10-£50 voucher is better than nothing)

    You obviously aren't going to become a millionaire from taking part in these surveys or nobody would go to work, but i have recommended them because they are good for making money in your spare time!

    Good Luck
    2014: £20 voucher from SurveyFriends, £10 cash payout from Panel Opinion too and working towards more from Valued Opinions currently.
    2013: £35 and £50 vouchers from SurveyFriends! More than £15 made from other paid surveys sites (Yougov, Panel Opinion, Valued Opinions, Pinecone, etc.) Happy so far!
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