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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st May 17, 9:29 PM
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    Aesop
    Make upto 10 a day in June 2017 - everybody most welcome
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    • 31st May 17, 9:29 PM
    Make upto 10 a day in June 2017 - everybody most welcome 31st May 17 at 9:29 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    This is the 118th month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007. A link here to the original thread as I am sure some of you are interested to read where it all began.

    Thanks to Batgirl for starting it, lynnejk and ALL posters, for helping us to keep the thread going. Thanks to previous challengers who used to run this thread too, Rawdinosaur, Emmaglet, Nat21luv, Monkeynut, Sweetpeas, Purpleroses, JesaRose, MizMir.

    I have decided to rename this challenge as reading posts, it seems to put people off thinking they HAVE TO make 10 a day.

    You don't.

    The original purpose of this challenge was to help people to try and make an extra 10 a day on top of their normal income to help things along. Ie paying off debt, making savings, paying for holidays, overpaying mortgages etc.

    That is exactly what this challenge is about, attempting to make extra income on top of your normal income to help you wherever you need it.

    People start the challenge by setting a goal of 1 a day. Then when they find they are smashing this regularly, they up it to 5 a day. Some of us gluttons for punishment go for 10 a day. It really is entirely upto you. We only ask you to post what your goal is to help you keep motivated. Some days you make more and some days you make less, but aim for extra at the end of the month.

    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
    Income from a second job
    Daily clicks
    Interest
    Vouchers
    Mystery shopping
    And much, much more.

    This board moves pretty quickly, so be sure to subscribe and read it regularly. Below are some ideas to get you started and a great place to read when you're in need of inspiration.

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

    Amazon.co.uk, play.com, webuybooks, zapper, CEX, MusicMagpie, and a few more too

    Ebay - a place to sell anything and everything. (You will be suprised at what sells!)

    Gumtree, Preloved, cquot, ebid, craigslist, vivastreet, netmums.com, trade-it , Friday ad, priceminster - these are all places you can sell items too.

    Survey sites - mysurvey and pinecone, prolific academic tend to be the best but there are many more it really depends on you finding the ones that work best for you - toluna, harris poll, valued opinions etc

    Join cashback sites like Topcashback and Quidco - type in surveys in the search engine and some will pay you to join up with them.

    Mobile phone to recycle? Try http://mobilevaluer.com/ but also check other selling sites like ebay, Facebook selling, gumtree, etc.

    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.

    Trying to find other ways to make money? Check out the Boost Your Income board. It 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 300 (or any amount of course!).
    lynnejk is assisting me and will create the challengers list and update it. She will also be answering any questions she can help with and here for general advice. Having been a challenger for a while, she knows her stuff. Thank you lynnejk for your help.

    Good luck everybody. Remember to post any questions or comments that you have, and let's go on encouraging each other throughout this month.
    Last edited by Aesop; 31-05-2017 at 11:10 PM.
    Make 10 a day May 2017 125.48
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2017 9; Swagbucks 2017 66 QMEE 2017 2.16 Prolific Academic 2017 5.72 Slidejoy 2017 5.48 OnePulse 2017 25.10
    Shop and Scan 2017 10 ConsumerPulse 2017 10
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    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 12th Jun 17, 11:12 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Hope you get everything sorted CBC!! Thinking of you. xx

    Well my laptop finally gave up the ghost and wouldnt do anything at all. Been to tesco and bought a cheap laptop. Will take a while to get all my sites up and running again but its nice to have something that doesnt take half an hour to get going.

    12. to add for tips and 0.20p from citizen me.
    Make 10 a day challenge Jan/215.84/ Feb 146.45/ Mar 192.55/Apr 171.20/ May 156.40/june 76.95
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....869.49 miles
    • bloomfelt
    • By bloomfelt 13th Jun 17, 12:08 PM
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    bloomfelt
    Finally had a chance too actually catch up on reading your posts as an unexpected free day whilst hubby at work. I have 25 from fb sales to add and a room full of bits for a car boot sale so now just got to find time to go and do one.
    5 a day June 55.42/150
    5 a day 2017 (so far)1065.32
    10 a day challenge 2016 (nov/dec) 379.39
    • wifey27
    • By wifey27 13th Jun 17, 4:53 PM
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    wifey27
    10 in m&s vouchers to add today. Waiting on payment for an eB*y sale, so hopefully that will come this evening or tomorrow.
    230.06/300
    Initial mortgage Feb 2015 157545.00
    Current mortgage June 2017 102236.49
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 13th Jun 17, 9:56 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    5.40 tips to add and 5 amazon voucher from swagbucks.
    Make 10 a day challenge Jan/215.84/ Feb 146.45/ Mar 192.55/Apr 171.20/ May 156.40/june 76.95
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....869.49 miles
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 13th Jun 17, 10:23 PM
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    lynnejk
    Evening peoples

    Sorry to hear about your lap-top KM and hope the new one behaves itself. It's always soo annoying when we have to replace such things - it's the inconvenience as well as the pennies eh.

    Pleased to see some of you still making monies

    I've not made a penny today as been really busy on RL stuff. Hope to get onto it later in the week

    Sending supporting vibes for CBC and anyone else needing some. Hope you managing to get through problems and things soon improve.

    Have a great Wednesday
    Lx
    10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=1110....JUNE=152.84/300
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=843.....JUNE=116.16/200
    Bulk buy.......JUNE=9.12
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=82....JUNE=13/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=414.96
    OS WL= ......CC =370......Savings = 8300
    • LemonMelon
    • By LemonMelon 14th Jun 17, 10:19 AM
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    LemonMelon
    I haven't been tracking what I make, but this is something I have essentially been trying to do. I'll think about joining next month!

    If anyone is looking for some suggestions which might not have been posted before, here are some things I've found success with:

    Android smartphone apps - share your data for money
    Citizenme
    -- I've had this installed on my phone for about 2 months and made 12. It's not loads, but you get little bits over time and it adds up. Money gets paid immediately and directly into your PayPal account.

    people.io
    -- You can't get straight cash from this, but you can get e-gift cards for Starbucks, Amazon, and some others. I've made about 10 in gift cards in 2 months. I've used mine for Starbucks cards, and when I spend the gift card money, I accumulate stars towards a free drink at Starbucks.

    Mystery shopping bank assignment
    -- The best mystery shopping pay I've ever gotten was from a bank. I got 75 for my assignment and my husband got 50. If you want to know more about this, message me because the mystery shopping company asks shoppers not to post either its name or the name of the banks it arranges shops in.
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 14th Jun 17, 11:48 AM
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    Florence J
    Has anyone heard of Job Spotter app? I heard about it through a money blog, it's an app made by indeed and you get points for taking and uploading photos of job advertisements in shop windows. No people can be in the photos, and you get much more points for ones that say 'apply within'. The points are exchanged for amazon vouchers.

    http://www.lottyearns.co.uk/2017/06/10/job-spotter/

    I have downloaded it but not used it yet, but I have been mentally keeping an eye out for the ads that are worth about a quid in points and just on my local high street I will make about a fiver. I don't know how user friendly it is, and you may have all heard of it but I thought I would mention it
    Sealed Pot Challenge 10 #553 (90) Wombling free 2017 = 851.64 Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (1840.88/3000) Debt to OH paid back 601.75/1001.75
    June 2017 Credit Card Debt: 4750
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 14th Jun 17, 3:08 PM
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    Aesop
    Has anyone heard of Job Spotter app? I heard about it through a money blog, it's an app made by indeed and you get points for taking and uploading photos of job advertisements in shop windows. No people can be in the photos, and you get much more points for ones that say 'apply within'. The points are exchanged for amazon vouchers.

    http://www.lottyearns.co.uk/2017/06/10/job-spotter/

    I have downloaded it but not used it yet, but I have been mentally keeping an eye out for the ads that are worth about a quid in points and just on my local high street I will make about a fiver. I don't know how user friendly it is, and you may have all heard of it but I thought I would mention it
    Originally posted by Florence J
    yes I posted last month about it. My friends read it on mse and kept bugging me about it.

    I use it. Now points vary for the type of ad you take. You aren't going to necessarily make a fiver. If it is a common shop like claires and poundland you only get about 5 points.

    if it is a rare job ie hard to come by in that profession like estate agent or cake maker in a shop you will earn more points. Last month I earnt 10.

    I think this month only on 1.44 so far.

    will take screen shots to show you.

    there are some things that will get rejected so you need to read the tutorial. Payment comes via email and not from indeed!
    Make 10 a day May 2017 125.48
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2017 9; Swagbucks 2017 66 QMEE 2017 2.16 Prolific Academic 2017 5.72 Slidejoy 2017 5.48 OnePulse 2017 25.10
    Shop and Scan 2017 10 ConsumerPulse 2017 10
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 14th Jun 17, 3:19 PM
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    Aesop
    I haven't been tracking what I make, but this is something I have essentially been trying to do. I'll think about joining next month!

    If anyone is looking for some suggestions which might not have been posted before, here are some things I've found success with:

    Android smartphone apps - share your data for money
    Citizenme
    -- I've had this installed on my phone for about 2 months and made 12. It's not loads, but you get little bits over time and it adds up. Money gets paid immediately and directly into your PayPal account.

    people.io
    -- You can't get straight cash from this, but you can get e-gift cards for Starbucks, Amazon, and some others. I've made about 10 in gift cards in 2 months. I've used mine for Starbucks cards, and when I spend the gift card money, I accumulate stars towards a free drink at Starbucks.

    Mystery shopping bank assignment
    -- The best mystery shopping pay I've ever gotten was from a bank. I got 75 for my assignment and my husband got 50. If you want to know more about this, message me because the mystery shopping company asks shoppers not to post either its name or the name of the banks it arranges shops in.
    Originally posted by LemonMelon
    Hi

    look forward to seeing you join in next month.

    I posted about citizenme last month. I like it as fast payment even if only small amounts like 10p. it all adds up.

    people.io have just started using. it's a very slow earner and was waiting to cash out to post about it.

    mystery shopping - also known on this thread as MS. You aren't supposed to mention any client names for any mystery shopping companies and yes there is a company who does not like being discussed anywhere. open forums, closed facebook groups etc.

    Some words about mystery shopping. You have to register with HMRC as self employed. You have to declare this income. You can also claim expenses as in any self employment like broadband use, printing, travel etc.

    Whilst there are lucrative jobs out there, they aren't always available to anyone. Some companies like you to have built up a record with them before they will allocate you certain jobs. Others will pay very little for certain jobs. While some people don't mind those who do ms as full time look down on the litype pay for a lot of work.

    It's not just a fun job of walking into a business and following a role/script. There s remembering key details like who you spoke to/what they looked like/what they said. Then there is the reporting you must do after. MS companies like detailed reports for theie clients

    And if you do jobs like bank ones you will be credit checked unless they specifically say not. whilst some companies say they will remove the credit check I know this doesn't always happen.

    so don't be doing lots of jobs involving credit checks as they will all be on your credit report.

    There is a dedicated thread to mystery shopping on mse and I suggest those wanting to dabble, have a thorough read
    Make 10 a day May 2017 125.48
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2017 9; Swagbucks 2017 66 QMEE 2017 2.16 Prolific Academic 2017 5.72 Slidejoy 2017 5.48 OnePulse 2017 25.10
    Shop and Scan 2017 10 ConsumerPulse 2017 10
    • wifey27
    • By wifey27 14th Jun 17, 9:54 PM
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    wifey27
    10 eB*y sales to add today
    240.06/300
    Initial mortgage Feb 2015 157545.00
    Current mortgage June 2017 102236.49
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 16th Jun 17, 8:17 AM
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    Aesop
    sorry for being missing in action everyone. I am falling asleep at night before I get chance to get laptop out.

    I so wish mse was more mobile friendly.
    Make 10 a day May 2017 125.48
    Pinecone vouchers earnt 2017 9; Swagbucks 2017 66 QMEE 2017 2.16 Prolific Academic 2017 5.72 Slidejoy 2017 5.48 OnePulse 2017 25.10
    Shop and Scan 2017 10 ConsumerPulse 2017 10
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 16th Jun 17, 2:21 PM
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    FatVonD
    7.98 WBB trade
    Spend on clothes in 2017 68.50
    Make 10 a day in June 217.30/300 (May 119.33, April 236.24, March 106.74, Feb 40.99, Jan 98.54)
    • mouche
    • By mouche 16th Jun 17, 3:04 PM
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    mouche
    Hi, I am very late to join I know but I would like to. My target is 300 per month and so far I have:

    Mystery shopping: 59
    Freelance editing: 25.48
    citizenme: 30p

    Total: 84.78
    Mortgage (original/ current):193,000 (23/09/11)/ 144,515.84 (16/06/2017).
    MFW target for 2017: 2355.48/ 5,000
    2017 Challenges
    Grocery Challenge: 173.17/ 200 (June)
    Make 300 a month: 236.08/ 300 (June)
    • Hermia
    • By Hermia 16th Jun 17, 7:53 PM
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    Hermia
    Ebay - 16
    Prolific Academic - 34.43
    Vypr - 5
    CitizenMe - 1
    Ebay - 17.39

    173.82/300

    I am waiting for some money from webuybooks and have a huge pile of stuff to list on ebay this weekend so I am on target.
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 16th Jun 17, 8:59 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Sorry to have been MIA for a while and haven't even had the time/opportunity to catch up on what you've all been up to. Sorry.


    Will try to read/write more after the weekend but certainly won't have any money making to report


    I hope you're all well and enjoying the sunshine
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-May: 1620.98. June: 61.14
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: 1200.00/3000. This is such hard going but I will do it.

    Original Debt: 56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Paid : 32316. Balance: 24488
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 17th Jun 17, 12:00 AM
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    FatVonD
    Another 5.99 WBB
    Spend on clothes in 2017 68.50
    Make 10 a day in June 217.30/300 (May 119.33, April 236.24, March 106.74, Feb 40.99, Jan 98.54)
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 17th Jun 17, 9:30 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    12 off 60 spend at sainsburys

    .20p citizenme

    7.50 tips

    CBC........keep smiling and stop worrying about moneymaking or us lot on here. Sometimes in life.....money has to take a back seat. Most important thing in life is family. XX
    Make 10 a day challenge Jan/215.84/ Feb 146.45/ Mar 192.55/Apr 171.20/ May 156.40/june 76.95
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....869.49 miles
    • shellyosborne
    • By shellyosborne 17th Jun 17, 10:41 AM
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    shellyosborne
    I am back from my holidays and ready to start kicking my debts again, Our debts have gone up by 855 as a result of our two trips away this month, but I am not going to dwell on it. I am hoping if I can make a bit extra then it will only set us back 2-3 months which in the scheme of things isn't drastic.
    I have some additional earnings to log:
    Snatch : 2
    Receipt Hog : 3
    Road Kill: 2p
    Citizen me 30p
    Writing work 9

    Taking me to 210.86 this month.

    I am also off to do some overtime which hubby is not amused with but I am on a mission. Don't know how many hours I will be doing yet so I will log it later.

    Good Luck Everyone x
    Total Debt 22,799.31 (23/02/2016) 16,880.(paid 25.96%)
    Earn 10 a day 2015 - 878.91 2016 - 3932.18
    March 2017 - 181.06/310
    April 808.29/800
    May 455.06/310
    June 241.83/300
    • mouche
    • By mouche 17th Jun 17, 10:12 PM
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    mouche
    5.39 on Prolific Academic. Also spent an unplanned 30 at the school summer fair but let's not go there....
    Last edited by mouche; 17-06-2017 at 10:15 PM.
    Mortgage (original/ current):193,000 (23/09/11)/ 144,515.84 (16/06/2017).
    MFW target for 2017: 2355.48/ 5,000
    2017 Challenges
    Grocery Challenge: 173.17/ 200 (June)
    Make 300 a month: 236.08/ 300 (June)
    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 18th Jun 17, 10:48 AM
    • 503 Posts
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    swimminginaseaofdebt
    Morning everyone,

    Have been keeping up to date with the reading of this thread though I've not posted lately. I've had quite a few payouts from survey sites into my paypal account the last two weeks plus 20 of Amazon vouchers bringing my total to 75.48.
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2017 #150 - 1868.05/3729.05
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