Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@.

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st Jan 13, 6:09 PM
    • 22,266Posts
    • 146,645Thanks
    Aesop
    **Make £10 a day February 2013 Challenge**
    • #1
    • 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
Page 3
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Feb 13, 1:56 PM
    • 22,266 Posts
    • 146,645 Thanks
    Aesop
    2nd post updated. a big hello to all newbies, and welcome on board
    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
    • southernbelle
    • By southernbelle 1st Feb 13, 2:31 PM
    • 455 Posts
    • 1,157 Thanks
    southernbelle
    Can you add me for £10 please, thanks!
    Total Debt: £0 £33,043
    Official DFW Nerd No. 763
    DMP start date Aug 2011~DFD Aug 2013
  • DebtDonkey
    Can you put me down for £10 in February, new to the boards.

    Think I might try and build a website for a business this month, hopefully this might help me to follow up for once!

    DebtDonkey
    DMP Jun'15 £2,837.55 | Family £3,000 | CCJ £860 - Total Debt... £6,697.55
    • B-J-D
    • By B-J-D 1st Feb 13, 4:35 PM
    • 204 Posts
    • 634 Thanks
    B-J-D
    ok thanks for that Aesop and fairyclicks,

    only made 45p on one poll today (theres no way il cash out on this in feb so will count how much a get daily, all other survey sites will be on cashing out) i think im gonna have to get my thinking hat on!!!
    • haybel19
    • By haybel19 1st Feb 13, 4:43 PM
    • 1,174 Posts
    • 7,618 Thanks
    haybel19
    Thanks for running thread

    Made £8.50 on ebay so far today. Got more listing closing later so fingers crossed... Got lots more stuff to add going to crack on tonight.
    Make £10 a day challenge November 634.84/450

    October 761.10/310 September 718.87/300 August 371.40/310 July 485/310 June 224.53/300

    Payment a Day Challenge - October 16.23
    • Purpleroses
    • By Purpleroses 1st Feb 13, 4:48 PM
    • 4,098 Posts
    • 9,889 Thanks
    Purpleroses
    £149.70 ebay sales. woop!
    £30 a day in June ~ £259/£900



    • twiglet66
    • By twiglet66 1st Feb 13, 4:51 PM
    • 339 Posts
    • 969 Thanks
    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
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Thanks Aesop :-)
  • gemini12
    Hi All I have been lurking for a while but will take the plunge and sign up for a modest £5.00 a day.
    A good start with £13.00 from some clothes I took to C***4C*****.
    A couple of e bay items to finish later. Fingers crossed.
    • nurse-money
    • By nurse-money 1st Feb 13, 5:27 PM
    • 227 Posts
    • 498 Thanks
    nurse-money
    £4.25 clothes sale
    found £4.23 in paypal account (think from app trailers over past few days)
    £0.59 app trailers today

    Got some e bay items ending over the weekend so that should help.

    total £9.07 / £280
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Feb 13, 5:34 PM
    • 22,266 Posts
    • 146,645 Thanks
    Aesop
    £5 voucher from McCains, wasn't expecting that, thought I had them all, but I am not complaining
    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
    • braddy970
    • By braddy970 1st Feb 13, 5:45 PM
    • 270 Posts
    • 1,735 Thanks
    braddy970
    Hi Aesop, please will you put me down for £20 a day x going to really push myself this month to pay some debts down x Thank - you x
    The 1% Challenge #76 - Debt 1 = £620 - 1% = £6.20 - 4.3%
    Debt 2 = £1600- 1% = £16 - 0%
    Debt 3 = £1012 - 1% = £10.12 0%

    Pay all your debt by Xmas 2016 #130- £465.86/£7636.46 - 6.1 %
    Make £10 a day ~ Jan £182.49, Feb £373.65
    • haybel19
    • By haybel19 1st Feb 13, 5:52 PM
    • 1,174 Posts
    • 7,618 Thanks
    haybel19
    £149.70 ebay sales. woop!
    Originally posted by Purpleroses
    Wow !!! Well done
    Make £10 a day challenge November 634.84/450

    October 761.10/310 September 718.87/300 August 371.40/310 July 485/310 June 224.53/300

    Payment a Day Challenge - October 16.23
  • Natterjack88
    On 80p from app I downloaded yesterday but will count it when I withdraw. Trying to get up to 450 points for today then I'll withdraw todays app trailers amount. Also have lots ending on eBay tomorrow. 25 ending 6 with bids and most others with watchers Also sold a BIN that I need to add and going to check what we have in the odd bank accounts we dont really use and add all that!
    £20 a day April 2014 £834.87/£600
    £20 a day May 2014 £108.45/£600
  • Inthistogether
    Fabulous start to the month, Hubby had an ebay listing at a buy it now price of £100 which he'd done for 30 days so could have been on there till end of Feb, however someone bought it today and its been paid for and posted tonight so before ebay charges we are at

    £100/£140 £5 per day - what a great start to the month for us :-)
    Hubby & I got in the mess together and will get out of it together :-) x

    January make £5 per day joined 16 Jan,
    target £80 earned £149.92
    • hopless
    • By hopless 1st Feb 13, 6:38 PM
    • 196 Posts
    • 1,682 Thanks
    hopless
    My ebay items doing well 8 listed, 3 with bids and watchers, finish tomorrow, fingers crossed!! Need to get off the starting line. £9.94 lurking in paypal and £1.97 (woohoo) withdrawn from TC will update signature when ebay listing end.

    May try to bag up piggy bank later when cleaning done - its a big piggy so here's hoping for a big total not touched it in months!!

    Off to work on Maximiles and Swag bucks now!!
    Make £0/£100 Feb 2016 (Late starter)

    New Year resolution get bum into gear and get debt free
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 1st Feb 13, 6:52 PM
    • 22,266 Posts
    • 146,645 Thanks
    Aesop
    Fabulous start to the month, Hubby had an ebay listing at a buy it now price of £100 which he'd done for 30 days so could have been on there till end of Feb, however someone bought it today and its been paid for and posted tonight so before ebay charges we are at

    £100/£140 £5 per day - what a great start to the month for us :-)
    Originally posted by Inthistogether
    well done.
    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
    • dorajar
    • By dorajar 1st Feb 13, 6:57 PM
    • 893 Posts
    • 7,234 Thanks
    dorajar
    Not quite up with inthistogether but an ebay item that finished yesterday has been paid for so £6.20 to start the month off for me. I have three items finishing tonight all with bids on so hoping to add some more later or over the weekend.
    Make £10 per day in July £45.48/£310
    June £232.66, May £310.36, April £310.19, March £287.32, February £250.18, January £257.24
    Swagbucks in 2015 £65/£150
    • starshinning
    • By starshinning 1st Feb 13, 7:00 PM
    • 199 Posts
    • 905 Thanks
    starshinning
    renewed the car insurance today and saved £74 yeah go me xx
  • Caz_
    Seeing as I totally failed in jan, I'm going to really try & do it this month. Can you ut me down for £5/day please?
    £2 savers #121: £182
    • Nicky Noo Na
    • By Nicky Noo Na 1st Feb 13, 8:32 PM
    • 742 Posts
    • 6,474 Thanks
    Nicky Noo Na
    Well I didn't make target for the first time in jan, booo.

    Going to go for £5 a day this month please as I wont have much time - working some weekends which will bump up next month but for Feb I've managed £15 already, £10 debs voucher from consumer pulse and £5 amazon from SBs.

    Well done to everyone kicking off with great ebay sales - might have a rummage around the house tomorrow for inspiration!

Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim's to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

66Posts Today

2,504Users online

Martin's Twitter