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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st Jan 13, 6:09 PM
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    Aesop
    **Make £10 a day February 2013 Challenge**
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    • 31st Jan 13, 6:09 PM
    **Make £10 a day February 2013 Challenge** 31st Jan 13 at 6:09 PM
    and welcome to all newbies and regulars.

    This is the 66th month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007 Thanks to Batgirl for starting it, Nat21luv, Monkeynut, Sweetpeas, Purpleroses, JesaRose and MizMir for keeping the thread going.

    I know this first post is long, but please read as it give tips 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 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, daily clicks, interest, vouchers, mystery shopping...the list is endless.

    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/links on each subject):

    Sell your old books/DVDs/CDs/games here:

    Play, CEX, zapper, we buy books, Amazon Trade In.

    Have old mobiles/laptops/cameras/satnavs/consoles? Trade them in here:

    http://mobilevaluer.com/

    Sell everything else at Ebay, carboots, jumble sales.

    Can you craft? Take a look at "etsy and folksy

    Collect points while shopping online for those sites you cannot get cashback for.

    www.nectar.com , http://www.treatstreet.boots.com/ref/pghome_nu

    Sign up for https://www.quidco.com/sign-in/ and http://www.topcashback.co.uk/home

    If you have decent clothes to sell,try https://marketplace.asos.com/help/selling or you might want to try http://www.cash4clothes.co.uk/

    Ink Cartridges to recycle? Try these - http://www.therecyclingfactory.com/sell-ink-cartridges

    Got foreign coins you will no longer use? Cash them in here
    http://www.cash4coins.co.uk/

    Apply to join the Shop and Scan panel here

    http://www.volunteer4panels.com/

    Trying to find ways to Up your Income? the board 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 £280.

    Good luck everybody.
    Last edited by Aesop; 31-01-2013 at 6:37 PM.
    Make £10 a day May 2016 £125.23
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 £0; Swagbucks 2016 £25 QMEE 2016 £0.63 Gifthulk £0 Prolific Academic 2016 £11.54 Slidejoy 2016 £5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 £5 Tengi 2016 £10 ShopandScan 2016 £10
    Money earnt in 2014 £215.54; Money earnt in 2015 £2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 £3691.80
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    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 1st Feb 13, 1:40 AM
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    fairyclicks
    Thanks for the thread Aesop £15 a day for me this month please! X x
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread Next goals:
    Savings £1203.16/£10,000******Mortgage to Zero: £52,579.46 to go
    Feb Earnings: £711.20/£500 March: £434.41/£500
    Currently compiling an A-Z of earning sites and happy to share it
    • amyloofoo
    • By amyloofoo 1st Feb 13, 1:45 AM
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    amyloofoo
    I've just managed to claim back £730-odd in overpaid tax and uniform allowance I'm kinda tempted to add it into the total for this month, but think I'll just go for the £10 a day instead.
  • jenjade
    lidi have £5 OFF A £35 SPEND on their facebook page if anyone want to save £5 there
    Proud mum to Jade age 10 years and Baby Ellie born Christmas Day with a broke heart Proven to be a little fighter and battling on with her heart condition
    • B-J-D
    • By B-J-D 1st Feb 13, 9:05 AM
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    B-J-D
    hi im new to this but read the last few pages of the old thread and thought it was a brilliant idea for me to join in to help keep me focused. im going to aim for £5 a day please.

    a quick question, can i count amounts saved on shopping if iv used a coupon? (like above post, if i used that £5 coupon can i count that as making £5??) i dont really have anything to sell so im mainly going to be doing surveys and not spending! thanks
    • twiglet66
    • By twiglet66 1st Feb 13, 9:18 AM
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    twiglet66
    Hi, I'm a bit of a lurker :-) can I join this month though please £10 for me please
    • nat21luv
    • By nat21luv 1st Feb 13, 9:33 AM
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    nat21luv
    I'm only off the starting blocks already! Adding a MASSIVE......

    5p roadkill, found it on the floor whilst filling up the car!
    £10k in 2016 #124 £250 2.5% Total Savings=£0 100lbs (01.01.16)Make £10 a day=0

    **MONEY MAKES ME HAPPY**
    • starshinning
    • By starshinning 1st Feb 13, 9:43 AM
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    starshinning
    could you put me down for £10 a day please not done this for a while so should be able to make £10 xxx
    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 1st Feb 13, 9:44 AM
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    fairyclicks
    Welcome to you both BJD and twiglet

    BJD - yes you can add money you have saved with coupons etc as well

    Good luck to both of you (and everyone else for this month!!)

    I'm off the blocks already with £5 from swaggers and £2.15 from app trailers

    So £7.15 to start me off
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread Next goals:
    Savings £1203.16/£10,000******Mortgage to Zero: £52,579.46 to go
    Feb Earnings: £711.20/£500 March: £434.41/£500
    Currently compiling an A-Z of earning sites and happy to share it
    • twiglet66
    • By twiglet66 1st Feb 13, 9:59 AM
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    twiglet66
    Just wondering if anyone knows anything about a project Nielsen is running at the moment where you send them once a month any fliers you get in your credit card statement? I am sure I wouldn't have agreed to do it for nothing, lol but can't remember signing up for it or what they were offering!
    • starshinning
    • By starshinning 1st Feb 13, 10:12 AM
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    starshinning
    well I have phoned the pet insurance and negotiated a discount so saved £2 a month £24 a year do i count that as £2 every month i do the challenge or £24 this month?
    • Purpleroses
    • By Purpleroses 1st Feb 13, 10:31 AM
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    Purpleroses
    Wokr up to find lots of bin sales on ebay!! going to be a long day packing,but good start to the month
    £30 a day in June ~ £259/£900



    • YummyMummy20
    • By YummyMummy20 1st Feb 13, 11:40 AM
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    YummyMummy20
    Hi

    I've always dipped in and out of reading these challenges & never joined in before but I seeeeeeriously need to get my house decluttered and earn myself a few extra ££'s. Count me in for £10 a day please!

    X
    April £10 a day: £425.24/£300
    • cabriolean
    • By cabriolean 1st Feb 13, 11:40 AM
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    cabriolean
    Hey, can I be put down for £5 please
    • nat21luv
    • By nat21luv 1st Feb 13, 12:08 PM
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    nat21luv
    Yay, £5 McCain voucher arrived. RIP spud shillings.
    £10k in 2016 #124 £250 2.5% Total Savings=£0 100lbs (01.01.16)Make £10 a day=0

    **MONEY MAKES ME HAPPY**
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Feb 13, 1:21 PM
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    Aesop
    hi im new to this but read the last few pages of the old thread and thought it was a brilliant idea for me to join in to help keep me focused. im going to aim for £5 a day please.

    a quick question, can i count amounts saved on shopping if iv used a coupon? (like above post, if i used that £5 coupon can i count that as making £5??) i dont really have anything to sell so im mainly going to be doing surveys and not spending! thanks
    Originally posted by B-J-D
    and welcome to the thread

    I always say to people if you save money using vouchers that you haven't earnt, ie a conditional spend £5 off, then if you are going to transfer the money to your savings account or pay off debts, etc with it, include it. It makes you feel better when you see your savings rising or your debts decreasing.
    Make £10 a day May 2016 £125.23
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 £0; Swagbucks 2016 £25 QMEE 2016 £0.63 Gifthulk £0 Prolific Academic 2016 £11.54 Slidejoy 2016 £5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 £5 Tengi 2016 £10 ShopandScan 2016 £10
    Money earnt in 2014 £215.54; Money earnt in 2015 £2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 £3691.80
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Feb 13, 1:22 PM
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    Aesop
    Hi, I'm a bit of a lurker :-) can I join this month though please £10 for me please
    Originally posted by twiglet66
    Hi twiglet, nice to see you here, I think I see you around mse on other threads
    Make £10 a day May 2016 £125.23
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 £0; Swagbucks 2016 £25 QMEE 2016 £0.63 Gifthulk £0 Prolific Academic 2016 £11.54 Slidejoy 2016 £5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 £5 Tengi 2016 £10 ShopandScan 2016 £10
    Money earnt in 2014 £215.54; Money earnt in 2015 £2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 £3691.80
    • please-let-me-be-lucky
    • By please-let-me-be-lucky 1st Feb 13, 1:46 PM
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    please-let-me-be-lucky
    Off the starting blocks with £3.40 for weighing in a bag of old clothes my sister donated to my 'poor fund' .
    Debts @ LBM £23,729.31. Debts @ 08/04/2016 £0
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Feb 13, 1:52 PM
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    Aesop
    Just wondering if anyone knows anything about a project Nielsen is running at the moment where you send them once a month any fliers you get in your credit card statement? I am sure I wouldn't have agreed to do it for nothing, lol but can't remember signing up for it or what they were offering!
    Originally posted by twiglet66
    that sounds fab they are getting their hands into so many pies at the moment. Just looked on their website, they are going to take over Arbitron too, who I currently do mobile with, they look at what websites I visit on my mobile etc. and I get paid £5 a month for it

    But here is an e-mail address you can contact them on and they will let you know how to access your account to see how you are getting paid!

    uknielsenpanel@nielsen.com
    Make £10 a day May 2016 £125.23
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 £0; Swagbucks 2016 £25 QMEE 2016 £0.63 Gifthulk £0 Prolific Academic 2016 £11.54 Slidejoy 2016 £5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 £5 Tengi 2016 £10 ShopandScan 2016 £10
    Money earnt in 2014 £215.54; Money earnt in 2015 £2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 £3691.80
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Feb 13, 1:54 PM
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    Aesop
    well I have phoned the pet insurance and negotiated a discount so saved £2 a month £24 a year do i count that as £2 every month i do the challenge or £24 this month?
    Originally posted by starshinning
    Are you going to transfer £24 to your savings or debts? Then I would put it as £24 well done on negotiating a discount.
    Make £10 a day May 2016 £125.23
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 £0; Swagbucks 2016 £25 QMEE 2016 £0.63 Gifthulk £0 Prolific Academic 2016 £11.54 Slidejoy 2016 £5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 £5 Tengi 2016 £10 ShopandScan 2016 £10
    Money earnt in 2014 £215.54; Money earnt in 2015 £2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 £3691.80
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Feb 13, 1:55 PM
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    Aesop
    Wokr up to find lots of bin sales on ebay!! going to be a long day packing,but good start to the month
    Originally posted by Purpleroses
    well done! I am looking forward to the day I can stand in my local PO with lots of ebay parcels am evil....
    Make £10 a day May 2016 £125.23
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 £0; Swagbucks 2016 £25 QMEE 2016 £0.63 Gifthulk £0 Prolific Academic 2016 £11.54 Slidejoy 2016 £5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 £5 Tengi 2016 £10 ShopandScan 2016 £10
    Money earnt in 2014 £215.54; Money earnt in 2015 £2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 £3691.80
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