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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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    • Talia1
    • By Talia1 2nd Oct 17, 9:26 AM
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    Talia1
    so hubby couldn't be bothered to goto bookies, wanted me to go to place bet on a certainty. I didn't want to, so said would do it online. the horse was a certainty and we won £50. I went to send him the money from my account and he told me to keep it!

    I also cashed out £5 on vypr today

    £55 1 October
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Happy days Aesop, nice surprise
    £10 a day 2017 Jan-Nov £3823.59 Dec 0/£310
    • Talia1
    • By Talia1 2nd Oct 17, 9:34 AM
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    Talia1
    So far £11.75 in from eBay.

    My new laptop is due for delivery today or tomorrow, everything crossed it's today so I can crack on with extra work and surveys.
    £10 a day 2017 Jan-Nov £3823.59 Dec 0/£310
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 2nd Oct 17, 10:27 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    Great news on the horse win, Aesop. I envy the generosity of your DH. Did I ever mention OH is the most tight-fisted man on the planet?


    How lovely to have a new laptop, Talia. I hope it's everything and more that you wish for


    Happy to report that, touch wood, my internet connection has held since yesterday. Not sure why but it's very welcome especially as I'm having such a lot of organizing to do online for our trip to Wales on Wednesday and the couple of overnights we'll need when there.


    Just a £5 MOC from Morrisons to report so far but Sainsbury's sent me a £12 off code for my next shop with them as a result of me signing up last week to get their initial £18 off a first order offer. Doesn't expire until 11th so might be able to use it. Prefer Morrisons though, even though they don't deliver, as the prices on the things I buy tend to be cheaper and I think their quality is excellent.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Oct: £4500 ish
    Signing off for 2017, already smashed my year's target
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £12411
    . Getting there.
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 2nd Oct 17, 11:57 AM
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    QueenJess
    Just checking in to show my updated and final total for September of £434.99. Very happy with that indeed. Looking back at my signature I am pretty consistent so far! Fingers crossed that I'll easily make my target of £310 this month.
    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)
    • try harder
    • By try harder 2nd Oct 17, 12:19 PM
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    try harder
    Please can i join in ,i am hoping for £10 a day so £310 for the month .I sold an item on ebax yesterday and made £9.96 after all fees so a good start to the month .Thank you.
    • tryingtoavoiddebt
    • By tryingtoavoiddebt 2nd Oct 17, 12:33 PM
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    tryingtoavoiddebt
    First money of the month, £10.45 from eBay sales. Spent this morning listing some more stuff but like everyone I'm starting to run out of things to sell!
    I've joined Vypr this month and signed up for yougov surveys. Need to get back to swagbucks tho. I've given up a bit as I've had no luck with surveys there and that's where I've been collecting the most swagbucks. Some more amazon vouchers would be handy before Christmas!xx
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 2nd Oct 17, 1:12 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Spent this morning listing some more stuff but like everyone I'm starting to run out of things to sell!
    Originally posted by tryingtoavoiddebt
    Not quite everyone. I'm still drowning in junk although whether much of it is actually what anyone wants to buy is another matter.

    Well done on your eBay sales. Nice start to the month.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Oct: £4500 ish
    Signing off for 2017, already smashed my year's target
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £12411
    . Getting there.
    • tryingtoavoiddebt
    • By tryingtoavoiddebt 2nd Oct 17, 1:35 PM
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    tryingtoavoiddebt
    Thanks Carbootcrazy!

    Just checked my bank and my PPI has cleared. £432.87

    I still want to make £100 this month so I'll not add it to my total til the end of the month so I can see how i do xx
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 2nd Oct 17, 1:36 PM
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    QueenJess
    £1.08 from a cashback site I checked last week when I realised I had forgotten to check it for months. Also went through a load of eBay listings and tried to update where there were no watchers or few views to see if I can get them moving. Still got more to check and a few more items to list, but hopefully it'll all help.

    Managed at last to get enough stuff to get over the minimum amount for musicMagpie and it is boxed up ready to go.
    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)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 2nd Oct 17, 1:37 PM
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    QueenJess

    Just checked my bank and my PPI has cleared. £432.87
    Originally posted by tryingtoavoiddebt
    Awesome!
    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)
    • SeekingFlight
    • By SeekingFlight 2nd Oct 17, 1:55 PM
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    SeekingFlight
    Hey can i join in please £5 a day
    [B]September make £5 a day £93.07/£150 October make £5 a day £269.18/£155, November make £5 a day £0/£150
    SPC 10 Member 581 - £102.90, SPC 11 Member - £0

    "Remember not to do too many things at once" said me to herself.
    • arc2014
    • By arc2014 2nd Oct 17, 2:12 PM
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    arc2014
    I would like to join this month please. Want a big bonus over the next couple of weeks to put towards the debts - I'd like to go for a very large £500 for the month please! Nothing so far but have some eBay listings ending tomorrow... Watch this space!
    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!
    • Procrastinater
    • By Procrastinater 2nd Oct 17, 2:54 PM
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    Procrastinater
    Not quite everyone. I'm still drowning in junk although whether much of it is actually what anyone wants to buy is another matter.

    Well done on your eBay sales. Nice start to the month.
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    Ditto
    Me to CBC - even if I take a trailer load to the tip, I end up coming home with a lawnmower, aquarium, or something equally unnecessary !
    • mumtoomany
    • By mumtoomany 2nd Oct 17, 2:56 PM
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    mumtoomany
    Would like to join this for October please. Had an expensive month in September and October looks like more of the same! Put me down for £5 per day please. I've made £1.50 so far today from gate sales of vegetables. Also just joined yougov and listed some bits on Music magpie. Thanks, M2m.
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 2nd Oct 17, 3:22 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Welcome to all the new people. Good luck with your money making


    Looks as if our collective total for October will beat all records


    Do you have any mini challenges up your sleeve for us this month please, Aesop? So far, the only one I've had any success with is rabitting
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Oct: £4500 ish
    Signing off for 2017, already smashed my year's target
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £12411
    . Getting there.
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 2nd Oct 17, 3:25 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Ditto
    Me to CBC - even if I take a trailer load to the tip, I end up coming home with a lawnmower, aquarium, or something equally unnecessary !
    Originally posted by Procrastinater
    You're very lucky (or maybe not). If anyone removes anything from our local tip they're in danger of facing a firing squad. Probably just as well given OH's magpie tendencies.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Oct: £4500 ish
    Signing off for 2017, already smashed my year's target
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £12411
    . Getting there.
    • tryingtoavoiddebt
    • By tryingtoavoiddebt 2nd Oct 17, 4:13 PM
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    tryingtoavoiddebt
    I've just had my fastest eBay sale ever! I listed the item at 3.38pm and it had sold and been paid for by 3.57pm! I worked out that I've only made £3.08 but the item was selling for £9 new so I couldn't expect much more!
    • DebtFreeDuo
    • By DebtFreeDuo 2nd Oct 17, 4:29 PM
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    DebtFreeDuo
    Received some cashback today from changing my broadband over, got cheaper broadband and £50 cashback! Have banked the cheque today. I'm hoping to have a little time this evening to get on some sites and get a couple of vouchers, I know I am quite close on one website.
    Loan:1780.49 2207.38 Car Loan:2039.22 2419.64 0% CC:984.98 1063.48 Overdraft: 860 Overpayment:1781 Total: 7445.69 DFD Dec 18
    SPC 586
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 2nd Oct 17, 4:40 PM
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    QueenJess
    I've just had my fastest eBay sale ever! I listed the item at 3.38pm and it had sold and been paid for by 3.57pm! I worked out that I've only made £3.08 but the item was selling for £9 new so I couldn't expect much more!
    Originally posted by tryingtoavoiddebt
    Awesome! Hoping this means eBay is hotting up for everyone this month Maybe everyone is spending their September salaries?!
    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)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 2nd Oct 17, 4:48 PM
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    QueenJess
    Awesome! Hoping this means eBay is hotting up for everyone this month Maybe everyone is spending their September salaries?!
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    Well what do you know.. just had another sale netting me £5.50 plus 10p from Citizenme.
    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)
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