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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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    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 12th Sep 17, 8:11 PM
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    QueenJess
    £1 FB sale, the drinks are on me!
    Originally posted by FatVonD
    Or me.. I made 20p today on Citizenme!

    Been very distracted now all activities are back on in September and somehow barely manage to do basic things like washing, eating, food shopping etc. No idea what I have achieved this week at all.

    Must get myself sorted out and back to the moneymaking!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £403.08/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • shariann
    • By shariann 12th Sep 17, 9:16 PM
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    shariann
    £20.42 prolific to add
    £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 12th Sep 17, 9:28 PM
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    shariann
    And another 10p citizenme

    £59.35 total
    £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
    • tryingtoavoiddebt
    • By tryingtoavoiddebt 12th Sep 17, 9:31 PM
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    tryingtoavoiddebt
    £12.06 in ebay sales and £5 amazon voucher from shoppix today. £109.84 for month so well on track 😁
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 12th Sep 17, 9:52 PM
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    cufc_mike
    £5.35 matched betting
    £0.10 citizen me
    £5.45 total
    Credit Card: 1st Aug 2017 --> £1,371.04 NOW --> £1,053.84
    Make a Payment a Day: £213.51 in Aug, £103.69 in Sep
    Make £200 September Challenge: £284.82 / £200 (£639.26 since Aug '17)
    • ziggy2407
    • By ziggy2407 12th Sep 17, 9:54 PM
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    ziggy2407
    Just a little update from me

    Ebay Sale - £120 (profit after fees/postage etc) - a 50ml face cream

    APG - £3.68

    Keep up the great work everyone!

    Last edited by ziggy2407; 12-09-2017 at 10:10 PM.
    It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward. (Old Chinese Proverb)

    Make £5 per day in August 2017: £358.12/£155

    Make £5 per day in September 2017: £351.89/£150
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 12th Sep 17, 9:58 PM
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    QueenJess
    Just a little update from me

    Ebay Sale - £120 (profit after fees/postage etc) - a 50ml face cream

    APG - £3.68

    Originally posted by ziggy2407
    Wow... I think anything over £10 is very expensive for a face cream! I think my one was £2.99...
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £403.08/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Sep 17, 10:10 PM
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    Aesop
    Just a little update from me

    Ebay Sale - £120 (profit after fees/postage etc) - a 50ml face cream

    APG - £3.68

    Originally posted by ziggy2407
    well done!

    which one were you selling?

    I sold some cream today, just sample sizes for very dry skin. Glad to see the back of them to be honest. £12 but that includes me posting them lol.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • ziggy2407
    • By ziggy2407 12th Sep 17, 10:11 PM
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    ziggy2407
    Wow... I think anything over £10 is very expensive for a face cream! I think my one was £2.99...
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    Me too, when I discovered how much it should be that's what made me sell it there's no way I'd use it at that price, lol
    It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward. (Old Chinese Proverb)

    Make £5 per day in August 2017: £358.12/£155

    Make £5 per day in September 2017: £351.89/£150
    • ziggy2407
    • By ziggy2407 12th Sep 17, 10:12 PM
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    ziggy2407
    well done!

    which one were you selling?

    I sold some cream today, just sample sizes for very dry skin. Glad to see the back of them to be honest. £12 but that includes me posting them lol.
    Originally posted by Aesop
    It was an Amway cream
    It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward. (Old Chinese Proverb)

    Make £5 per day in August 2017: £358.12/£155

    Make £5 per day in September 2017: £351.89/£150
    • Milly-Ann-Molly
    • By Milly-Ann-Molly 12th Sep 17, 10:35 PM
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    Milly-Ann-Molly
    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.
    Originally posted by Batgirl
    I used the eBay global shipping program... And item went to France via Lichfield. My recorded delivery receipt is for postage to Lichfield... They re packaged it and sent it to France... The customer messaged today (I had to google translate) that it hasn't arrived. It's marked as delivered but he says it's not at his house! No idea what protection I have now! I didn't mislabel it... Looks like eBay did... I am fuming and NEVER going to use the GSP programme again.

    Make £/day 2017: July: £1302.12 Aug: £2582.32 Sept: £1532.50
    V= 15489 L= 8283, 5220 M= 180863 Quidco £2,128.24 - July 2017 onwards Road Kill £1.77
    Nectar £13.52 Tesco £6.00 Boots £1.14 Morrisons £10 2017 Lottery £14.60 M&S £120
    • Milly-Ann-Molly
    • By Milly-Ann-Molly 12th Sep 17, 11:01 PM
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    Milly-Ann-Molly
    How's everyone doing lately? I now have 4 jobs in a bid to clear the CC debt... All part time. I've been ill for many years and unable to work (still am! But needs must) so painkillers at the ready... Today I was a farm labourer... Tomorrow I will be learning about animal management.. Monday I was working an assembly line... It's all a bit insane and the hours will eventually add up... I'm exhausted and my back is in so much pain now...
    Tomorrow I will be eBay listing in my shop and soaking in the tub... Plus digging over my allotment, preserving vegetables for winter, helping a friend inoculate a herd of sheep, cleaning my house, driving two hours of school runs and generally being blooming busy! I have a huge things to do list...

    Money making this week is a bit more sparse than I had hoped... but basically,
    50p from a discount in sp@@ts dir@ct
    £13.50 in money off takeaway coffees
    £25 from a Facebook sale
    £7.61 supermarket offers
    £3.85 supermarkets offers

    That puts me up to a nice £481.30 so far this month...

    Make £/day 2017: July: £1302.12 Aug: £2582.32 Sept: £1532.50
    V= 15489 L= 8283, 5220 M= 180863 Quidco £2,128.24 - July 2017 onwards Road Kill £1.77
    Nectar £13.52 Tesco £6.00 Boots £1.14 Morrisons £10 2017 Lottery £14.60 M&S £120
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Sep 17, 11:18 PM
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    Aesop
    I used the eBay global shipping program... And item went to France via Lichfield. My recorded delivery receipt is for postage to Lichfield... They re packaged it and sent it to France... The customer messaged today (I had to google translate) that it hasn't arrived. It's marked as delivered but he says it's not at his house! No idea what protection I have now! I didn't mislabel it... Looks like eBay did... I am fuming and NEVER going to use the GSP programme again.
    Originally posted by Milly-Ann-Molly
    call ebay tomorrow and sort it out with them. their mistake, they should take the hit.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 12th Sep 17, 11:29 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
    Originally posted by Aesop
    just claimed another £5 on swagbucks best day ever! £10 claimed in one day


    £7.29 ebay sales after postage tomorrow

    55p citizenme (over several days)

    £2 embee claim
    £5.56 ebay sale
    £20.21 from survey site
    £5.07 from attapoll



    total £81.68
    Last edited by Aesop; 12-09-2017 at 11:32 PM.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 13th Sep 17, 1:21 AM
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    FatVonD
    Just a little update from me

    Ebay Sale - £120 (profit after fees/postage etc) - a 50ml face cream

    APG - £3.68

    Keep up the great work everyone!

    Originally posted by ziggy2407
    Flamin' Nora! I'm having no interest on my face serums at all but they are unboxed (I was trying to sell them separately as I didn't believe anyone would buy a box of six), I think I might put them all back in the box and try again!
    Lunches brought to work in September 6/20 Money saved to date £13.07 (compared to spending three pounds on a meal deal.)

    Make £10 a day in September £349.40/300 (August£223.95, July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54)
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 13th Sep 17, 7:27 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    Well done everyone. All the small amounts certainly do add up


    To people who have made large amounts, such as on that amazingly expensive face cream, here's a . Sorry I can't run to champagne


    No money in for a day or two but not much out either. Am trying to have an even more frugal spending month than usual if such a thing is possible


    Milly-Ann-Molly, even reading about your packed schedules makes me feel tired. Don't do too much and damage your health further, though.


    I doubt much will get done here moneymaking-wise today as OH and I were out several times in the night battening down the hatches during the gales. Now it's light we can see some damage, branches down and one of the shed roofs looks very precarious. One of the big old apple trees is miraculously still standing. We were very worried in the early hours when the gales were at their worst as it is rotten and needed felling anyway. Just another job OH never got round to for yet another year. It's near the greenhouse so if it had fallen it would have caused a lot of damage.

    Have a good and profitable day, everyone
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Aug: £4112.05 Sept: £124.86
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £15841
    . Getting there
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 13th Sep 17, 7:52 AM
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    Aesop
    I didn't realise there were going to be gale storms last time. Woke up to find bedding on floor of garden. So that's back on wash.

    Glad apple tree didn't fell cbc.
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 13th Sep 17, 8:15 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Milly.................You cant keep juggling what you have on your plate for long!! My back plays up every so often and I know its horrible.

    If you can find half an hour for you.........try this.......it really eased my back when I had overdone it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyFNz8zJSdw&list=PLVhIItU4_0MN7uiuamkjSeu6 P8sID_aaB

    Aesop.........well done on the swagbucks earnings!! Mine has
    slowed down over the last week with being busy at work and social gatherings. Must get on with the swago board.

    Just £4.10 tips to add. Got 3 days off and going to enjoy them. Another member of staff was terminated yesterday and I think thats the last to go. All our new staff seem good and new rotas are coming in soon. The boss doesnt want people doing 3 days one week and four the other which is what I do, so.... much as I wish I could afford to do just three days........I cant and will be doing four every week. Hey ho.
    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 £167.45
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1452.69 miles
    • runmichellerun
    • By runmichellerun 13th Sep 17, 10:52 AM
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    runmichellerun
    Could you add me to this month please? £500 target again this month. I have made £287.53 so far.

    Thank you
    LBM February 2008. DFD March 2013 19 August 2011
    Debt at LBM £14,395.48. Debt Now £0
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 13th Sep 17, 11:39 AM
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    QueenJess
    Check inboxes all - WeBuyBooks are offering 10% extra today in celebration of Roald Dahl day.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: September £403.08/£450
    (August £442.32, July £446.51)
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