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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 October 2016 82.36
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 21; Swagbucks 2016 130 QMEE 2016 32.09 Prolific Academic 2016 37.62 Slidejoy 2016 5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 16 ShopandScan 2016 60 ConsumerPulse 2016 20

    Money earnt in 2014 215.54; Money earnt in 2015 2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 3691.80
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  • THEMONEYSPIDER
    DM.

    how much did the skirt sell for? if it is just a few quid, i would refund the cash and tell her not to bother returning, ask for the transaction to be cancelled so you at least get you fees back.

    If you want the skirt back to resell, its usually you that would fork out for return postage, Ebay / paypal say that the buyer pays for return postage, but this then leaves the buyer out of pocket and more likely to leave neg / nut feedback.

    HTH
    Build your own dreams ~ or someone will hire you to help build theirs
    10 a day = 335.99 Road Kill Rebel #50 =12P
    • durham_mim
    • By durham_mim 23rd Feb 13, 7:21 PM
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    durham_mim
    Thanks Moneyspider. The skirt sold for just under 4. I don't think I would risk selling it again in case it creates the same problem. I didn't think the skirt was too bad myself but never mind I will treat it as a learning curve.
    Weight loss 2st 1lb/5st
    Inch loss = 21.5"

    Slow & Steady 3
    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 23rd Feb 13, 8:38 PM
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    fairyclicks
    Thanks Moneyspider. The skirt sold for just under 4. I don't think I would risk selling it again in case it creates the same problem. I didn't think the skirt was too bad myself but never mind I will treat it as a learning curve.
    Originally posted by durham_mim
    I would say you will refund if they agree not to leave negative feedback otherwise you might as well get it back. The buyer is responsible for return postage costs though if they opened a case you would be expected to refund the whole amount they paid (ie including the postage you paid sending it). It might be an option to ask for photos of the problem as well before issuing a refund.
    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
    • BlueCow1975
    • By BlueCow1975 23rd Feb 13, 11:11 PM
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    BlueCow1975
    Have to say I would just refund and apologise to the buyer for the oversight (even if there isn't one!). For the sake of 4 it's not worth the hassle. In the worst event of her leaving a neg or neutral feedback you can simply add a response to say buyer refunded in full and kept the item. Other buyers will see you are a lovely seller and not be put off (not that people are with 1 low rating). Chances are she will be happy with refund and leave no rating or a positive as you were helpful.

    Got to have an early night as am up before 7am (doing an overtime shift in work). Don't want to do it but have to think of the I suppose!!

  • Natterjack88
    Difficult one with the skirt hope it all works out!

    I decided to list a load of stuff on a 1 day listing early yesterday evening. The. What doesn't sell I'll put on for longer tonight. So 2 for 1 with free listing 3 bids and lots of watchers already so glad I did it! Forgot to photograph my b2s stuff so that will go on tonight for 7 days I think. Will need to start noting everything down, including costs of petrol etc as will have to declare to tax man eventually! Is anyone else doing challenge long term? May be worth saving that chatter for fairys thread as I don't want to be going ot.
    20 a day April 2014 834.87/600
    20 a day May 2014 108.45/600
    • Nicky Noo Na
    • By Nicky Noo Na 24th Feb 13, 10:00 AM
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    Nicky Noo Na
    just a 50p coupon use to add

    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 24th Feb 13, 11:57 AM
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    Aesop
    50p from TCB loving how quick they are paying out.
    Make 10 a day October 2016 82.36
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 21; Swagbucks 2016 130 QMEE 2016 32.09 Prolific Academic 2016 37.62 Slidejoy 2016 5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 16 ShopandScan 2016 60 ConsumerPulse 2016 20

    Money earnt in 2014 215.54; Money earnt in 2015 2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 3691.80
  • Natterjack88
    50p from TCB loving how quick they are paying out.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Are you doing the groceries cash back? Think I'm going to give it a go. I know a few offers are ending today so may pop round to asda in a bit.

    Now got bidders on 6 items! Just had to open 3 npb claims from last weekend though
    20 a day April 2014 834.87/600
    20 a day May 2014 108.45/600
    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 24th Feb 13, 2:49 PM
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    fairyclicks
    afternoon all!!! well i had a very sunny day at the car boot today - i EVEN had to take my fleece off as i was melting

    Home with another 68.44 today after costs happy with that! Am knackered now mind you - not used to this car booting again yet and it does stress me out quite a lot. Some more to add to the pot though and some more room in the house so not complaining

    Not counted up ebay sales yet so some more dosh from those to add later!
    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
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 24th Feb 13, 2:54 PM
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    Aesop
    Are you doing the groceries cash back? Think I'm going to give it a go. I know a few offers are ending today so may pop round to asda in a bit.

    Now got bidders on 6 items! Just had to open 3 npb claims from last weekend though
    Originally posted by Natterjack88
    I am doing 4 apps. Shopitize, although it is a bit naughty you lose some of your cashback earnt through paypal fees, other people pay without you paying fees, so don't see why they don't, and it takes longer for me to cash out with them, so not too fussed about their offers.

    Quidco, although takes 2 weeks to get verified and pay out.

    Topcashback, fast verifiers and payouters they are adding more and more offers as they are getting used to it.

    shopscansave, although had issues with the app yesterday at coop and need to email them about.
    Make 10 a day October 2016 82.36
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 21; Swagbucks 2016 130 QMEE 2016 32.09 Prolific Academic 2016 37.62 Slidejoy 2016 5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 16 ShopandScan 2016 60 ConsumerPulse 2016 20

    Money earnt in 2014 215.54; Money earnt in 2015 2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 3691.80
    • helejenkins1
    • By helejenkins1 24th Feb 13, 7:45 PM
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    helejenkins1
    I have nothing to add so far today but I do have a couple of items ending on eBay shortly.

    I have completed a survey on valued opinions today and and my credit has not appeared. When I looked into my rewards statement I noticed I had a pending credit from 2/2/13. Does anyone know what that is?
    10 a day challenge July 2014 73.64/310
    • fairyclicks
    • By fairyclicks 24th Feb 13, 8:03 PM
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    fairyclicks
    just done some calculations and have 26.86 from ebay sales to add
    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
    • Rosie
    • By Rosie 24th Feb 13, 9:18 PM
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    Rosie
    Ordered another amazon voucher from SBs and 30,71 in ebay sales.
    Jun 10 a day 595.77/300
    July 10 a day 166.30/310
    Aug 10 a day 376.57/310
    Sept 10 a day 416.58/300
    Oct 10 a day 590.57/310
    Nov 10 a day 491.22/300
    • haybel19
    • By haybel19 24th Feb 13, 10:15 PM
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    haybel19
    2.50 for me from Amazon book sale...
    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
  • Mammy0f4
    Sorry! Been absent, will read comments I've missed tomorrow.

    Just came to quickly announce my pending payments from today totaling 2.77. I might get the hang of this by the time of the May Challenge
    SAHM to 4 Little Monkeys
    Credit Card Debt Paid: 1,230.01/4,875.00
    Emergency Fund: 200/500
  • gemini12
    Another blank day as too cold for car boots. Listed some stuff on ebay tonight so that might be a start for March. Got a couple of payments outstanding but wont add until they are in my hot little hand.
    Make 10 a day challenge May. 81.40/310
    Total for 2013 858.85/1060
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 25th Feb 13, 12:31 AM
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    Aesop
    I just managed to list 21 items on ebay, which is pretty good for me. One already has a bid so happy with that. A few I need to edit. as quickly put up a description and left it at that.
    Make 10 a day October 2016 82.36
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2016 21; Swagbucks 2016 130 QMEE 2016 32.09 Prolific Academic 2016 37.62 Slidejoy 2016 5.67 ReceiptHog 2016 16 ShopandScan 2016 60 ConsumerPulse 2016 20

    Money earnt in 2014 215.54; Money earnt in 2015 2676.04; Money earnt in 2016 3691.80
    • sweetpea26
    • By sweetpea26 25th Feb 13, 7:19 AM
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    sweetpea26
    Good morning everyone

    48.12 to add from ebay. I have a few items finishing today but only one with a bid. So I dont think I will reach my 'inflated' new total but I am happy that I wil def finish over the 400 mark.

    Last few days of Feb. Good luck to all and hope we all pull in these last few pounds.
  • Natterjack88
    Sold another 9 items last night from my one day listings. Only two have paid though. Also relisted my 43 remaining items to hit my monthly allowance.
    20 a day April 2014 834.87/600
    20 a day May 2014 108.45/600
    • mavvymoo
    • By mavvymoo 25th Feb 13, 9:40 AM
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    mavvymoo
    Hi all sorry to have been awol for a while Had loads going on here mostly involving spending money unfortunately
    Decorating all done and finished looks good and really pleased with it But have to own up I DIDNT do it Paid a decorator so cost us 850 so you can see what a big job it would have been for me to do on my own and I had neither the time or the inclination So need to make that back asap. Also have a problem with the plumbing so that is being sorted week starting the 4th of March all the floors need to come up so decided to have a new bathroom at the same time !So mega bucks involved there.And to top it all I have run out of oil today So I will be back with you all for the March challenge See if you can keep me on the straight and narrow between you all
    Hi to all the newbies and well done to all of you some great totals there

    Debt free and Mortgage free thank you to all for your encouragement and advice

    Crazy Clothes challenge over by miles /500 and 25 whole weeks with no spending 11/25


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