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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 September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
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    • tryingtoavoiddebt
    • By tryingtoavoiddebt 2nd Oct 17, 5:23 PM
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    tryingtoavoiddebt
    Fingers crossed Queenjess! Well done on your sale too!xx
    • dizzyblnd
    • By dizzyblnd 2nd Oct 17, 7:10 PM
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    dizzyblnd
    You all do so well in this challenge- it's such an inspiration.
    NST #30: nsd 19/21
    • MrsCautious
    • By MrsCautious 2nd Oct 17, 10:17 PM
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    MrsCautious
    So far I have 13p from Qmee searches in October. ��

    But I have been doing the leg work and touch wood, have the following to add soon:

    £40 mystery shopping, payment due September 10.
    £13.02 We buy books - supposed to be picked up tomorrow
    £32.20 Zeek - Next voucher sold last week, says I will be paid within the next 15 days.
    £10 just sold Ikea lamp on Facebook - due to be collected Thursday/Fri.

    I have stuff nobody wants on eBay and Facebook.

    I need to add a load more.

    And I really want to do a car boot sale this weekend. That usually changes by Saturday!

    I have piles and piles of stuff still to declutter.

    Good luck everyone and big welcome to all newcomers - hope you can make some money x
    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: £340.48
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 2nd Oct 17, 11:31 PM
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    FatVonD
    £5 cash from someone that forgot to bid for something on eBay and contacted me after.
    Make £10 a day in October £207.56/£310 (September £374.30, August £223.95, July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54)
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 2nd Oct 17, 11:34 PM
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    lynnejk
    Evening folks

    A warm welcome to the 'Fred' to all the new peoples, regulars and returners - sorry too many to respond individually

    I have added you all to the list of challengers up to here (post 2). Please check that I have your name and target correct

    Nice one from your DH's win on the gee-gees Aesop

    Lovely to see so many peoples off to a flying start for October Long may it last and keep on keeping on everyone

    Shariann my total for September was £189.80/150 - half target because I was only here for half the month

    I have interest/cashback on bank account of £8.53 and saved £21.50 on a purchase of my usual perfume = total today of £29.03

    Hope you all have a super Tuesday
    Lx
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=1984....OCT=238.67/310
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1486....OCT=131.28/200
    Bulk buy.......OCT=21.09
    GC.NSD....2015=216....2016=213....2017=126....OCT=12/15
    SPC130x57...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616. ..2017=764.96
    OS WL= -1/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £10,250
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 2nd Oct 17, 11:54 PM
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    cufc_mike
    £16.54 from work tuck shop
    £1.34 from matched betting
    £17.88 total
    Credit Card: 1st Aug 2017 --> £1,371.04 NOW --> £878.98
    Make a Payment a Day: £213.51 in Aug, £167.55 in Sep, £111.00 in Oct
    Make £300 October Challenge: £331.05 / £500 (£1,135.50 since Aug '17)
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 3rd Oct 17, 6:39 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    People are off to a great start this month. Well done, everyone


    I'm very impressed by all your eBay sales that are happening so quickly. Although I hate doing it I'm really going to have to get things listed as soon as we get back from Wales at the weekend. No more excuses! I think I may have said that before though


    MrsCautious, that's a lovely amount of money to be about to reach you in the next few days. Well done. I'm full of admiration if you do a car boot sale at the weekend. I'm embarrassed to admit, given my username, that I've called a halt to outdoor sales for this year. It's too cold, damp and dark for me these very early mornings. I'm very much a fair weather booter. Will be a case of 'back to the drawing board' as far as selling things goes.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Sept: £4251.91 Oct: £12.00
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £15841
    . Getting there
    • arc2014
    • By arc2014 3rd Oct 17, 11:22 AM
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    arc2014
    £12.74 from me so far, a nice little eBay sale, more selling tomorrow so will pop back and let you all know!


    I'm so close to cashing out on a few survey sites I can smell it, a little overtime due this week too, not too much though!
    Logbook Loan 170.42/1000 ∑ DC1 45/1420.32 ∑ DC2 30/321.13 ∑ DC3 11.75/11.75 ∑ DC4 40/635 ∑ Personal Loan 426.74/4800 ∑ Overdraft 0/1200

    Lightbulb Moment September 2017 - DFD Christmas 2018!

    October NSDs 11/15£10 a day challenge £214.64/£500
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 3rd Oct 17, 11:30 AM
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    QueenJess
    Morning all. Checking in with £3.77 bank interest and £4 cashback. Also very excited that one of the eBay sales items that I updated yesterday to an auction now has a bid after previously no interest - clearly my research and updates are paying off!

    Listed a couple more items last night and also am trying webuybooks as you can email them to ask them if they want to buy pre-ISBN books. I am waiting for their antiquarian department to get back to me. Determined to get rid of everything before xmas!
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £178.76/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 3rd Oct 17, 1:26 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Listed a couple more items last night and also am trying webuybooks as you can email them to ask them if they want to buy pre-ISBN books. I am waiting for their antiquarian department to get back to me. Determined to get rid of everything before xmas!
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    Great news that your tweaking of your eBay listings is paying off so well. Good luck with the auction


    Thanks for mentioning the antiquarian department at WBB. I'd never heard of it before and it might be very useful to me as I have quite a lot of pre-ISBN books. I hope they accept yours
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Sept: £4251.91 Oct: £12.00
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £15841
    . Getting there
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 3rd Oct 17, 1:34 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    No money making to report today and none expected unless the postman brings me something totally unexpected later.


    There's been a fair amount of money spent though, but only on absolute essentials for our few days in Wales for SIL's funeral. OH's family are all very smart dressers (except for him) and I don't want to look like a bag lady. I was thinking of buying a pair of shoes if I could find anything in a sale somewhere but decided to just get my old ones repaired instead as I have 'funny' feet and hate 'breaking in' new shoes. I don't want to be worrying about blisters all the time
    Last edited by carbootcrazy; 03-10-2017 at 1:38 PM.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2017. Jan-Sept: £4251.91 Oct: £12.00
    3-6 Months Emergency Fund Challenge #12: £3733.00/£5000.

    Original Debt: £56804 (@ LBM 02/13). Balance now: £15841
    . Getting there
    • shariann
    • By shariann 3rd Oct 17, 2:36 PM
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    shariann
    Updated September totals .....



    1......Aesop....................................£
    2......lynnejk...................................£ 189.80
    3......Kantankrus Mare.....................£282.35
    4......jojitsui................................... £
    5......hedgehogqueen.......................£
    6......cufc_mike...............................£45 0.01
    7......swimminginaseaofdebt.............£49.22
    8......tryingtoavaiddebt.....................£151. 15
    9......Rosie.....................................£ 609.90
    10....QueenJess..............................£434. 99
    11....MrsCautious............................£296. 69
    12....Talia 1....................................£281.74
    13....tizzi13....................................£
    14....Vintage Historian.....................£
    15....ziggy2407...............................£406 .12
    16....carbootcrazy...........................£139. 86
    17....museumworker........................£
    18....fluffig....................................£ 226
    19....WelshKitty85...........................£141. 12
    20....Xandersmum...........................£
    21....shariann.................................£12 0.15
    22....MinnieMousesMummy..............£
    23....FatVonD.................................£374 .30
    24....Felula....................................£6 57.60
    25....moppiness..............................£
    26....helsbell..................................£
    27....Hermia...................................£22 5.73
    28....eLLeBee.................................£
    29....angelicious.............................£
    30....Milly-Ann-Molly.......................£
    31....LynetteJ.................................£
    32....Happymac..............................£
    33....Procrastinator.........................£285
    34....Florence J...............................£
    35....runmichellerun........................£
    36....HarnaicTom............................£
    37....bestlifenow.............................£49. 27
    38....Seeking flight.........................£93.07

    Running total £5463.80
    Last edited by shariann; 03-10-2017 at 2:48 PM.
    £10 a day October - £14.81/£310
    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 September £120.15
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 3rd Oct 17, 4:22 PM
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    QueenJess
    Great news that your tweaking of your eBay listings is paying off so well. Good luck with the auction

    Thanks for mentioning the antiquarian department at WBB. I'd never heard of it before and it might be very useful to me as I have quite a lot of pre-ISBN books. I hope they accept yours
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    I only found it accidentally when looking at their website information on what books etc they buy. It said they accept ISBN only, but if you have pre-ISBN they also buy these but you have to contact them. I thought I may as well give it a go. I'll let you know if they say anything useful re: the condition of things they accept etc. Ironically as soon as I contacted them, one of my bundles on eBay got a bid despite being on there on and off for about 1 year with no interest.
    Last edited by QueenJess; 03-10-2017 at 4:36 PM.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £178.76/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 3rd Oct 17, 4:25 PM
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    QueenJess
    Just got an email from Zeek to say that you can now take your Quidco cashback as Zeek credit with a 15% bonus. Could be handy.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £178.76/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 3rd Oct 17, 5:43 PM
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    FatVonD
    I've just made £90 after fees on something I listed with the £1 fees cap

    I nearly took it down as I didn't think it was going to sell. Good job it did as I have totally stuffed up some things I've listed on FBA by not selecting 'small and light' but it's all going to be a learning curve, I won't make that mistake again!
    Make £10 a day in October £207.56/£310 (September £374.30, August £223.95, July £71.45, June £251.22, May£119.33, April £236.24, March £106.74, Feb £40.99, Jan £98.54)
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 3rd Oct 17, 6:30 PM
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    QueenJess
    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.
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £178.76/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • arc2014
    • By arc2014 3rd Oct 17, 7:36 PM
    • 102 Posts
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    arc2014
    Ice noticed this too! It's been 3 weeks and I've only got to £4.30!
    Logbook Loan 170.42/1000 ∑ DC1 45/1420.32 ∑ DC2 30/321.13 ∑ DC3 11.75/11.75 ∑ DC4 40/635 ∑ Personal Loan 426.74/4800 ∑ Overdraft 0/1200

    Lightbulb Moment September 2017 - DFD Christmas 2018!

    October NSDs 11/15£10 a day challenge £214.64/£500
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 3rd Oct 17, 7:38 PM
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    Aesop
    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 had 4 paid today enabled me to cash out. it was ok rice and noodles
    Make £10 a day September 2017 £81.68.
    August 2017 £390.47
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 3rd Oct 17, 7:48 PM
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    QueenJess
    I had 4 paid today enabled me to cash out. it was ok rice and noodles
    Originally posted by Aesop
    Weird - I didn't get a single paid one today. I wonder why?
    Make up to £10 a day challenge: October £178.76/£310
    (September £434.99, August £442.32, July £446.51)
    • helsbell
    • By helsbell 3rd Oct 17, 7:52 PM
    • 78 Posts
    • 259 Thanks
    helsbell
    After an incredibly successful first attempt in September, when I made a grand total of precisely £0 , I'd like to take another crack at it this month, please.

    I'm going to take the advice of post #1 and start with a target of £1 a day and see how I get on. I'm due some overtime pay so I should do better than last month
    August 2017 B'card £5006.83 BoS £1086.59 DFD November 2020
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