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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Sep 17, 10:36 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto £10 a day in October 2017 ~ everybody most welcome
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    • 30th Sep 17, 10:36 PM
    ~Make upto £10 a day in October 2017 ~ everybody most welcome 30th Sep 17 at 10:36 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    This is the 122nd 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 £310 (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 December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
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    • Felula
    • By Felula 8th Oct 17, 7:45 PM
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    Felula
    Ooh.. so excited I had to post! I got invited to a panel which has come to an end after 3 months. As I did all the activities, I got an extra £8 bonus and then they selected some people who properly participated with good comments to get an extra star bonus which I got. I now have £50 added into Valued Opinions!

    Will only add it once I extract as much needed Amazon vouchers, but so excited!
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    That's fantastic Queen Jess, chuffed for you!
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 8th Oct 17, 8:42 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Ooooh I have just cashed out my second £1 of the month on instagc. Considering this one has took me 8 days compared with the almost year for my last one.......I'm hoping I am getting to grips with this site as I think there is money to be made. Think I need to do at least one survey a day though to make it even better.
    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 £282.35/Oct £122.54/Nov £271.08/Dec £80.49
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1628.14 miles
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 8th Oct 17, 8:51 PM
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    QueenJess
    I feel like I have lots of irons in the fire right now. Have listed a few more things on the bay and then also started a little bit of matched betting again on the side as I realised I am going to need every bit of help I can get in order to make enough to do my house projects next year. Still concentrating on sales though as the number one activity and doing anything else on the side. I have about 50 items on the bay right now..

    OK.. so from the last couple of days:
    eBay sale £1.71 after fees
    Circle win (thanks to cufc_mike) £1.56
    Matched betting £7.48
    Valued opinion - vouchers £45
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    So, although this was all good in the money making category, I realised today that I am slipping back into my old ways where I try to do everything and forget to look after myself. I don't think I have a dial.. I am all or nothing!

    Anyway.. had a bit of a realisation whilst I was rocking the baby to sleep and stressing about various things. I concluded they just didn't really matter that much compared to baby and if I was stressed about it I needed to do less.

    SO... going back to just doing eBay stuff to get rid of what I have this month. Any extra time I am sitting around not doing much I will do surveys etc. Going to concentrate on what is important instead. I am even trying to unsubscribe from a few things to reduce the emails I receive everyday and decided to simplify my finances a bit as life is too short to make things complicated for yourself and not spend time with loved ones. If that means I make a bit less and therefore buy less then so be it!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: December £261.45/£300 (Nov £235.10
    Oct £605.53, Sep £434.99, Aug £442.32, Jul £446.51)
    • Talia1
    • By Talia1 8th Oct 17, 9:07 PM
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    Talia1
    Back from Wales safe and sound late last night, Haven't had any time to read all the posts I missed when I was away yet though. Congratulations/commiserations to all who need them.


    Apart from £7 from postal survey I've nothing else to report since I was here last


    Lots of serious RL issues to sort out this next few weeks so money making is going to have to take a back seat. Not enough hours in the day and to be honest I can't be bothered to make the effort for a few pence here and there at the moment. I know that goes against my mantra of 'every little helps' but that's how it is just now.


    I'm switching my MSE notifications off as my inbox is always full of them but I'll try to drop in from time to time and read how you're all getting on. I expect you'll do brilliantly as always


    I'll see you when I see you xxx
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    Hope all goes well for you CBC, glad you're home safe and sound. Will miss your cheery chat and advice but RL does go on and look after yourself in the meantime.
    £10 a day 2017 Jan-Nov £3823.59 Dec 0/£310
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 8th Oct 17, 9:41 PM
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    cufc_mike
    Mixed weekend for me money wise. Had a poor day yesterday, so much so that I didn't even bother coming on to report. That said, had a great day today to make up for it.

    £44.89 from matched betting
    £0.20 from citizen me
    £45.09 total
    Make £300 December Challenge: £429.87 / £300 (£2,581.20 since Aug '17) | PAD'ing since August 2017: £1,845.32
    Mortgage Overpayments: £490.80 | £284.74 Interest Saved
    Mortgage End Date: Was 01/06/2033 -> Now: 01/03/2033 (reduced by 3 months by PAD'ing)
    • TheMsTeal
    • By TheMsTeal 8th Oct 17, 10:02 PM
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    TheMsTeal
    I'm also a bit late to the party, but would like to join in. I will start with £1 a day! I have made a tiny £1.99 from eBay this week!
    Debt Free Day Target: November 2018

    £2 Savers Club 2017: no 41
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 8th Oct 17, 10:56 PM
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    lynnejk
    Back from Wales safe and sound late last night,

    Lots of serious RL issues to sort out this next few weeks so money making is going to have to take a back seat. Not enough hours in the day ........

    I'll see you when I see you xxx
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    Glad to read you're back safely CBC

    Soo sorry you have problems and hope you soon manage to resolve them satisfactorily. It goes without saying that obviously you must put you and yours first, but don't push yourself too hard and try to have some 'me-time' on the way.

    I certainly shall miss your posts and lovely chats. If I can help in any way, even just a friendly ear, please feel free to PM me anytime.

    Truly hope you soon feel able to re-join us.
    L xs
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=2370....DEC=253.93/310
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1800....DEC=97.40/200
    Bulk buy.......DEC=101.44
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=191....DEC=2/15
    SPC130x60...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616...2017=3843.51
    OS WL= -4/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £10,250
    • MrsCautious
    • By MrsCautious 8th Oct 17, 11:31 PM
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    MrsCautious
    So, although this was all good in the money making category, I realised today that I am slipping back into my old ways where I try to do everything and forget to look after myself. I don't think I have a dial.. I am all or nothing!

    Anyway.. had a bit of a realisation whilst I was rocking the baby to sleep and stressing about various things. I concluded they just didn't really matter that much compared to baby and if I was stressed about it I needed to do less.

    SO... going back to just doing eBay stuff to get rid of what I have this month. Any extra time I am sitting around not doing much I will do surveys etc. Going to concentrate on what is important instead. I am even trying to unsubscribe from a few things to reduce the emails I receive everyday and decided to simplify my finances a bit as life is too short to make things complicated for yourself and not spend time with loved ones. If that means I make a bit less and therefore buy less then so be it!
    Originally posted by QueenJess

    Sounds like a good plan xx
    I'm sure what you say will resonate with a few of us!
    I had to knock doing surveys on the head, just not enough time -- selling stuff to get rid of clutter and a few other bits will have to be enough.
    Good luck and I hope you get to look after you lots more xx
    Make £10 a day, 12 months 2013-2014: £8973.51
    Make £10 a day, 2017: July: £375.16 August: £993.10
    September: £296.69 October: £398.87 November £234.42
    • arc2014
    • By arc2014 9th Oct 17, 9:31 AM
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    arc2014
    A little £8.80 from me today taking my total so far to £28.55 - must try harder!
    Logbook Loan 970.42/1000 ∑ DC1 75/1420.32 ∑ DC2 40/321.13 ∑ DC3 11.75/11.75 ∑ DC4 60/635 ∑ Personal Loan 640.71/4800 ∑ Overdraft 0/1200 ∑ Total 1797.89/9388.20

    SPC #200

    Lightbulb Moment September 2017 - DFD Christmas 2018!
    • arc2014
    • By arc2014 9th Oct 17, 11:30 AM
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    arc2014
    I have 2p to go until I can cash out on OnePulse. 2P!!! What's betting I don't get any more paid surveys today?!
    Logbook Loan 970.42/1000 ∑ DC1 75/1420.32 ∑ DC2 40/321.13 ∑ DC3 11.75/11.75 ∑ DC4 60/635 ∑ Personal Loan 640.71/4800 ∑ Overdraft 0/1200 ∑ Total 1797.89/9388.20

    SPC #200

    Lightbulb Moment September 2017 - DFD Christmas 2018!
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 9th Oct 17, 11:37 AM
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    Aesop
    I have 2p to go until I can cash out on OnePulse. 2P!!! What's betting I don't get any more paid surveys today?!
    Originally posted by arc2014
    tweet them
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
    • mumtoomany
    • By mumtoomany 9th Oct 17, 11:45 AM
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    mumtoomany
    Another 50p from gate sales. And 1p from youngest daughter. I paid for an item with my card for £30.99 and she gave me £31. Not doing very well. Music magpie are collecting this week. On the plus side have bought Christmas presents for the two grandchildren £4 for two ride on toys, from an auction. Tractor and digger. Tractor needs new pedals, but still a bargain. M2m.
    • arc2014
    • By arc2014 9th Oct 17, 11:46 AM
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    arc2014
    tweet them
    Originally posted by Aesop

    The power of the tweet!
    Logbook Loan 970.42/1000 ∑ DC1 75/1420.32 ∑ DC2 40/321.13 ∑ DC3 11.75/11.75 ∑ DC4 60/635 ∑ Personal Loan 640.71/4800 ∑ Overdraft 0/1200 ∑ Total 1797.89/9388.20

    SPC #200

    Lightbulb Moment September 2017 - DFD Christmas 2018!
    • fluffig
    • By fluffig 9th Oct 17, 11:47 AM
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    fluffig
    Is it me or are the paid OnePulse surveys pretty thin on the ground recently? Maybe I miss them, but they seem to be a rare event these days.
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    I think there are less of them too. I'm on 20p a pulse and it takes me about 6 weeks to get to £5. I use their iphone app and I also think it is not yet very ios 11 reliable, I find it very buggy at present.
    • fluffig
    • By fluffig 9th Oct 17, 12:00 PM
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    fluffig
    I know I've said it before, but I love these monthly threads - even though I usually only post at the beginning and end of each month. Thank you to those of you organise them and keep them going

    I need to list some things on eBay. Nothing that will sell for all that much. eBay listing is always one of the things I put off ...

    I know I don't have any lost accounts, but I filled in the search thing for husband and father. So far just lots of 'no' emails coming back, but you never know

    And I found £1.07 in an old purse yesterday, it's an old pound coin so that's going in the car park machine tomorrow. Every little helps!
    • ejjones76
    • By ejjones76 9th Oct 17, 12:20 PM
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    ejjones76
    Hi !
    I'd like to join in if not too late?
    Today £5 joining to circle via link - thanks smodlet
    Need 10p then can cashout £15 surveybods...come on SB just a quick 30 point quick survey pleeease!
    • tryingtoavoiddebt
    • By tryingtoavoiddebt 9th Oct 17, 1:55 PM
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    tryingtoavoiddebt
    £35.46/£100 for the month so far. I'm ready to cash out in swag bucks but I'm waiting to see if it's on the swag board before I do. Doing a bit better on prolific this month but it's still slow.

    Hope everyone is ok and having a good month xx
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 9th Oct 17, 2:32 PM
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    Aesop
    Right, sorry been awol again.

    I wanted to say after reading a few posts on here, I renamed the thread to Make UPTO £10 a day, as people felt pressured if they didn't make £10 and felt like they hadn't achieved.

    The whole purpose of this thread is to share ideas and motivation and anything else useful on how to make extra money to help us all out.

    It's not school, you won't get detention for not selling on ebay, facebook or anything else.

    It is personal challenge for yourself, completely without pressure. If you manage to make £1 a day, brilliant, well done! That's an extra £30 more than you had at the beginning of the month, and I am sure will be much helpful towards bills/treats/savings/credit cards/birthdays/xmas/etc. If you make more than that, well done, And the same applies as before.

    You notice I go quiet off here for a few days, sometimes weeks at a time too.

    We all have lives outside of the internet (or maybe not, lol) and there is not pressure to come and tell us you made £400 every month by selling everything on ebay, facebook, recycling books, cds dvds, etc.

    First priority is you, your health, your family. Everything else falls in after that.

    If you need time off from moneymaking, go do it, don't feel guilty or pressured.

    We will miss you and you are always welcomed back with open arms. If you choose not to come back, no problem.

    Do what is right for you and best for you. Take time out (gawd knows, I do!) and then come back when you want to.

    Dont want to surveys, swagbucks, selling? No problem.

    Do what works for you and makes life easier for you.

    We are here..... (forever, I hope....)
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 9th Oct 17, 2:37 PM
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    Aesop
    I think there are less of them too. I'm on 20p a pulse and it takes me about 6 weeks to get to £5. I use their iphone app and I also think it is not yet very ios 11 reliable, I find it very buggy at present.
    Originally posted by fluffig
    android is buggy too. i keep reporting app as keeps shutting down in middle of unpaid surveys.

    I am on 25p a survey and had loads bout food recenlty and got to £4

    its like any company though, they rely on advertising for paying out rewards and if people arent using them, they cant afford to pay out too much. hence why surveys shut quickly when they have reached their payout limit for that particular survey.
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 9th Oct 17, 2:38 PM
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    Aesop
    so my plan today was to do some posts on instagc and swagbucks, but I was busy somewhere else and have run out of time. Need to do some housework and tidying and hiding before going to pick up DS from school.

    I need a room just for me lol. or one with a filing cabinet so I can hide all my bits.

    DH wonders why i have so much paperwork etc, short answer because he never deals with any of it, I have to do his with mine!
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
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