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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st Aug 17, 10:30 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto £10 a day in September 2017 ~ - everybody most welcome
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    • 31st Aug 17, 10:30 PM
    ~Make upto £10 a day in September 2017 ~ - everybody most welcome 31st Aug 17 at 10:30 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    Happy anniversary Batgirl, your original forum thread is now 10 years old Same age as my DS this year.

    This is the 121st 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.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
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    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 10th Sep 17, 8:02 PM
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    cufc_mike
    £19.58 matched betting today.
    Credit Card: 1st Aug 2017 --> £1,371.04 NOW --> £1,022.58
    Make a Payment a Day: £213.51 in Aug, £134.95 in Sep
    Make £200 September Challenge: £307.83 / £200 (£662.27 since Aug '17)
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 10th Sep 17, 8:41 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    I've never had much luck with InstaGC but decided to give it another go.

    Finally managed to get the "watch" videos running and actually crediting.

    Is there a limit to how much you can earn on these? Might be worth doing daily to try and build points.
    Make £10 a day challenge Jan/£215.84/ Feb £146.45/ Mar £192.55/Apr £171.20/ May £156.40/june £95.55/ Jul £383.85/Aug £211.60/Sep £212.45
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1452.69 miles
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 10th Sep 17, 8:44 PM
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    Aesop
    I've never had much luck with InstaGC but decided to give it another go.

    Finally managed to get the "watch" videos running and actually crediting.

    Is there a limit to how much you can earn on these? Might be worth doing daily to try and build points.
    Originally posted by Kantankrus Mare
    I'm going to write a guide tonight on things I do and what doesn't work
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • shariann
    • By shariann 10th Sep 17, 9:33 PM
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    shariann
    As some of you know I had trouble with the internet connection in our house in August which scuppered my money making plans.

    We made the switch and now have super fast fibre optic (obviously going through a cash back site first).

    This means I can finally catch up with MSE and join some threads again!

    I am in for September, £5 a day, made £25 yesterday selling two guitars and £7.47 today on WeBuyBooks.
    Originally posted by Florence J
    Good to have you back with us
    £10 a day September - £82.48/£300
    2014 £110.92
    2015 £3732.30
    2016 £1633.66
    January £208.92 February £87.28 March £178.64 April £112.76 May £213.63 June £317.93 July £359.85 August £449.15
    • shariann
    • By shariann 10th Sep 17, 9:35 PM
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    shariann
    I've never had much luck with InstaGC but decided to give it another go.

    Finally managed to get the "watch" videos running and actually crediting.

    Is there a limit to how much you can earn on these? Might be worth doing daily to try and build points.
    Originally posted by Kantankrus Mare
    I'm going to write a guide tonight on things I do and what doesn't work
    Originally posted by Aesop
    That will be useful. Thanks Aesop. I have also tried it in the past but gave up so will give it another go.
    £10 a day September - £82.48/£300
    2014 £110.92
    2015 £3732.30
    2016 £1633.66
    January £208.92 February £87.28 March £178.64 April £112.76 May £213.63 June £317.93 July £359.85 August £449.15
    • shariann
    • By shariann 10th Sep 17, 9:36 PM
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    shariann
    £12 mic used in Tesco today and 10p citizenme

    Total now £38.83
    £10 a day September - £82.48/£300
    2014 £110.92
    2015 £3732.30
    2016 £1633.66
    January £208.92 February £87.28 March £178.64 April £112.76 May £213.63 June £317.93 July £359.85 August £449.15
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 10th Sep 17, 9:49 PM
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    QueenJess
    Not much to report today - just catching up on life admin. Bidding has finished on one of my eBay items, but no payment yet (always suspicious when it isn't fast). When I looked into it, it looks like the buyer is in another country despite me setting the details on the item as only being posted in the UK - not sure how that can happen?

    I am guessing this means no payment and I have to restart a 10 day auction which is really annoying.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £422.72/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 10th Sep 17, 9:56 PM
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    QueenJess
    Not much to report today - just catching up on life admin. Bidding has finished on one of my eBay items, but no payment yet (always suspicious when it isn't fast). When I looked into it, it looks like the buyer is in another country despite me setting the details on the item as only being posted in the UK - not sure how that can happen?

    I am guessing this means no payment and I have to restart a 10 day auction which is really annoying.
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    Just realised I failed to tick a box in general info so people can bid even though I don't post to their location per my sales info. Stupid system.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £422.72/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 10th Sep 17, 9:58 PM
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    Aesop
    Not much to report today - just catching up on life admin. Bidding has finished on one of my eBay items, but no payment yet (always suspicious when it isn't fast). When I looked into it, it looks like the buyer is in another country despite me setting the details on the item as only being posted in the UK - not sure how that can happen?

    I am guessing this means no payment and I have to restart a 10 day auction which is really annoying.
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    I've had someone in Europe bid on an item even though I restrict it. I can't remember how they got around it. It was all good though. They paid for item and used eBay shipping to have it sent to them.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 10th Sep 17, 10:07 PM
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    QueenJess
    I've had someone in Europe bid on an item even though I restrict it. I can't remember how they got around it. It was all good though. They paid for item and used eBay shipping to have it sent to them.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    I just contacted hem and will see what they say. I noted you can give the next two highest bidders a "second chance offer", so might all be well. Bidding was all higher than I expected anyway!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £422.72/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 10th Sep 17, 10:08 PM
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    Aesop
    ok need to keep a running total again

    £1 just claimed on instagc
    £20 swagbucks
    £10 survey referral
    £5 swagbucks
    Last edited by Aesop; 12-09-2017 at 10:18 AM.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 10th Sep 17, 10:13 PM
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    lynnejk
    Evening all

    Well done all the money-makers over the weekend

    I have £2.50 to add from weekly scans

    Hope you all have a marvellous Monday
    Lx
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=1795....SEPT=189.80/150
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1337....SEPT=102.84/200
    Bulk buy.......SEPT=13.48
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=126....SEPT=12/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=764.96
    OS WL= -5/8 ......CC =840......Savings = £9250
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 11th Sep 17, 3:03 PM
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    QueenJess
    Another 2 eBay sales late last night - net of fees = £21.98. Total sales for the month £61.79 - doing well towards my aim of £100 this month. Need to go and see if I have anything else left I haven't listed yet in my pile!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £422.72/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 11th Sep 17, 3:04 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Having a frustrating day trying to sort out a problem with some Postal Orders. It's small fry compared to some of the worrying issues that a lot of you face but it might involve my losing some money that I'm very annoyed to have to do

    On the rear of the Postal Orders (in barely readable faint print) it says they are valid for 6 months from date of issue. Does anyone know if this mean 6 x 28 days or 6 calendar months please. Even if it was the shorter period I was a few days within the time limit but now the bank has returned them to me (2nd class and took 8 days from the date they should have received them from me) the time for cashing has just expired.


    I've been on the Post Office website which is pretty useless. Why do they make life so difficult? There's no contact phone number, only a form to fill in and send online. I know from past experience of trying to find out anything from them that it can take up to 5 days.

    Sorry to rant, I'm having a bad day in general and this is the last straw. It doesn't take much does it to send me into meltdown?
    Last edited by carbootcrazy; 11-09-2017 at 3:08 PM.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Aug: £4112.05 Sept: £139.86
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £15841
    . Getting there
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 11th Sep 17, 3:10 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Check for promotion on your All Selling page


    For 10 days only, sell up to 5 items and pay no more than £3 in Final Value Fees for each.



    If you have any high value items.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Nope! Didn't get this one. Just have the no listing fees one still showing.

    I hope the rest of you had more luck
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Aug: £4112.05 Sept: £139.86
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £15841
    . Getting there
    • Batgirl
    • By Batgirl 11th Sep 17, 3:55 PM
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    Batgirl
    Wow I forgot how fast moving these threads are!
    Thanks all, when this thread started things were really quite desperate and I know some of you will be there now but I am living proof you can kick debts butt and change your whole life with small changes. Looking back now (please don't hate me or think I am crazy) in a strange way I am pleased we got in a mess because we have learnt so much and can now make our money stretch so far so we do some amazing things just because we are savvy. If we hadn't have been desperate we wouldn't have learnt how to make money from anything. #everycloud!
    May 2015 £10 a day currently £208
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 11th Sep 17, 3:57 PM
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    QueenJess
    I've had someone in Europe bid on an item even though I restrict it. I can't remember how they got around it. It was all good though. They paid for item and used eBay shipping to have it sent to them.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Any idea how you did that? I seem to be going round and round in the eBay help and can't find how to do it.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £422.72/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • Batgirl
    • By Batgirl 11th Sep 17, 4:04 PM
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    Batgirl
    Any idea how you did that? I seem to be going round and round in the eBay help and can't find how to do it.
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    The reason they can do it is because you ship it to a UK eBay place and then they do the shipping abroad and arrange further payment for that postage.
    May 2015 £10 a day currently £208
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 11th Sep 17, 4:18 PM
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    QueenJess
    Any idea how you did that? I seem to be going round and round in the eBay help and can't find how to do it.
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    Hmm - never mind. I went on the eBay chat and it seems I can't use the service for that item anyway (which is probably why I couldn't figure out how to do it).
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £422.72/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 11th Sep 17, 4:37 PM
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    QueenJess
    Wow.. eBay chat is pretty rubbish, or was just the person I had!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £422.72/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
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