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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Nov 17, 11:42 PM
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    Aesop
    Make upto £10 a day in December 2017 ~ everybody most welcome
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    • 30th Nov 17, 11:42 PM
    Make upto £10 a day in December 2017 ~ everybody most welcome 30th Nov 17 at 11:42 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    This is the 124th 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!).


    Thanks lynnejk for all your help with updating challengers list and all the support you give on this thread.

    Good luck everybody. Remember to post any questions or comments that you have, and let's go on encouraging each other throughout this month.
    Last edited by Aesop; 05-12-2017 at 11:43 PM.
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
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    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 3rd Dec 17, 10:38 PM
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    cufc_mike
    can anyone see the images? can't seem to get them to paste
    Originally posted by Aesop
    I can see them fine Aesop
    Make £300 December Challenge: £287.96 / £300 (£2,439.29 since Aug '17) | PAD'ing since August 2017: £1,703.41
    Mortgage Overpayments: £348.89 | £203.29 Interest Saved
    Mortgage End Date: Was 01/06/2033 -> Now: 01/04/2033 (reduced by 2 months by PAD'ing)
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 3rd Dec 17, 10:39 PM
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    Aesop
    I can see them fine Aesop
    Originally posted by cufc_mike
    that was a lot of heartache trying to get them posted. had to copy from previous site and put into paint, save, upload....

    I managed to do it ok last time from the last site.

    no idea what went wrong.

    time for bubblegum flavoured ice cream me thinks
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 3rd Dec 17, 10:43 PM
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    Aesop
    Lovely Lynnejk is back from holibobs and is going to do the challengers list once again.

    I think I need to resize the pics. .. grrr. making mse all skewy
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 3rd Dec 17, 10:46 PM
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    lynnejk
    Evening folks

    I'm back from my holibobs.

    Had a great time - Valencia is full of beautiful buildings, green spaces, cafes, bars and restaurants. Perfect for me except it was a lot colder than expected being we had the tail end of the cold weather here. Only had one day of on and off drizzle though so we were able to get about.

    I'll catch up with all your news, probably tomorrow, and will pick up the list of challengers and post in next post - so see below
    Lx
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=2370....DEC=80.15/310
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1800....DEC=89.24/200
    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
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 3rd Dec 17, 10:48 PM
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    lynnejk
    List of challengers
    Hiya

    Here is list of challengers for December.

    1......Aesop..............................10.00
    2......cufc_mike.........................10.00
    3......QueenJess........................300.00 (month)
    4......bloomfelt..........................5.00
    5......haybel19..........................10.00
    6......Rosie...............................10.00
    7......Emzilla.............................10.00
    8......Florence J..........................3.00
    9......Kantankrus Mare...............10.00
    10....A Random Man..................850.00 (month)
    11....laurenturner.......................5.00
    12....Kami343............................1.00
    13....shariann...........................10.00
    14....juliejim..............................3.00
    15....FatVonD...........................10.00
    16....truebluemummy................100.00 (month)
    17....Talia1...............................10.00
    18....helsbell..............................1.00
    19....fluffig................................10.00
    20....Jesa Rose...........................5.00
    21....Happymac..........................5.00
    22....lynnejk.............................10.00

    Hope you all have a great money-making last month of 2017
    Lx
    Last edited by lynnejk; 13-12-2017 at 10:48 PM.
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=2370....DEC=80.15/310
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1800....DEC=89.24/200
    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
    • shariann
    • By shariann 3rd Dec 17, 11:38 PM
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    shariann
    Have updated totals again on page 2
    £10 a day December - £32.01/£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 October £353.42 November £181.25
    • JesaRose
    • By JesaRose 4th Dec 17, 9:43 AM
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    JesaRose
    Please can you put me down for £5 per day as Iím on holiday at the moment so Iíll be missing the first week and a bit
    Not been here in years! Hi everyone. Make £10 a day challenge = £278.32/310
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 17, 12:27 PM
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    Aesop
    Topcashback Xmas Treats Giveaway other clues
    Topcashback have hinted that there are other pages apart from the daily clue where you can win a prize draw entry or other wins.

    So I am going to make a list here of ones found.

    Don't do them one after the other as will only get pde (prize draw entries). Leave time between each, ie half hour.

    mysurvey
    gap
    thorntons
    mysurvey
    gap
    thorntons
    zavvi
    Currys PC World
    Hotel Chocolat
    Look Fantastic
    Travelodge
    Dunelm
    George
    JD sports
    Build a bear
    Feel Unique
    Dreams
    harveys
    blacks
    vertbaudet
    nowtv
    Expedia
    The Works
    Hilton
    Talk to Tim
    Accor Hotels
    Milletts
    HP

    current answers also are:

    Ebay
    Talk Talk Broadband
    Tesco direct
    Look of the day
    Allbeauty.com


    If anyone else spots any, let me know, will add to list.
    Last edited by Aesop; 05-12-2017 at 11:51 PM.
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
    • Happymac
    • By Happymac 4th Dec 17, 1:41 PM
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    Happymac
    Late to get here but am in for £150 this month! Will try and update more as I did a rubbish job of updating last month but actually made more money!
    November £40.33/£155
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 17, 2:02 PM
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    Aesop
    Swagbucks
    Don't forget new swagbucks swago board starts today at 5pm.

    http://www.swagbucks.com/swago

    Swago Winter Edition
    Posted on December 1, 2017 by Swagbucks
    It’s time for the next edition of Swago!




    You didn’t participate in the last round of Swago? Here’s what you need to know to get your 500 SB Swago Bonus:



    Starting at 12AM PT/3AM ET on Friday, December 1st, you can pre-register for the newest Swago board.

    Starting Monday, December 4th at 9AM PT/12PM ET head to your Swago Board and hit “Join”. If you don’t hit “Join” you won’t get credit for completing the action items.

    Each square on your Swago Board will contain an action item to complete. They can be anything from getting a search win, completing a survey, or just visiting one of our popular stores!

    Once you complete the action item in a particular square the square will change color signifying the action item is complete.

    You have until 12pm PT/3pm ET on Monday, December 11th to mark off as many squares as possible so use your time wisely.
    Be mindful of the patterns and their corresponding bonuses located on the right of your Swago Board. The patterns will vary in difficulty and bonus value.

    Once you’ve achieved a pattern, the corresponding “Submit” button will light up. You can have multiple patterns available for submission, however, you can only submit ONE pattern so choose wisely.

    The game ends Monday, December 11th at 12pm PDT/3pm EDT. So make sure to hit “Submit” on the pattern you wish to submit. If you don’t hit “Submit” before the game ends you won’t receive your SB bonus.

    SB Local squares:


    This Swago Board also contains an SB Local Square. Not sure what SB Local is? Head over to Swagbucks.com/CashBack to find out everything you need to know about earning SB when you dine out our shop locally.

    In order to complete the SB Local square tied to this board you’ll need to do the following:

    Link your Debit/Credit Card with SB Local. If you’ve already linked your card, don’t worry, this square will be marked off for you.


    Spin & Win



    Each activity you successfully complete on your Swago Board will give you anywhere from 1-20 spins on our Spin & Win Wheel! Every spin on the wheel results in either SB earned, or an exclusive Swag Up.

    You have until 11:59 PM PT on December 11th to use up all those valuable spins, so no pressure to use them all at once! The SB options on the wheel will credit immediately. Please note, the SB you earn from the wheel will not count towards your Daily Goal meter. The Swag Ups will be live for a couple of weeks and will expire 15 days from the time they are applied to your account so there will be different expiration dates.

    **All Swag Up and Double Search and Survey SB will credit back as Bonus SB which means they will not go towards your Daily Goal Meter.



    You must earn the SB from your MyGiftCardsPlus purchase in order to mark off the square so make sure you purchase your Gift Card with enough time to receive your SB.



    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

    -Team Swagbucks

    FAQ

    Where can I find my Swago Board?

    The URL for your Swago Board is: http://www.swagbucks.com/swago

    When will Swago begin and end?

    Swago begins on December 4th at 9:00am PDT/12:00pm EDT and ends December 11th at 12:00pm PDT/3:00pm EDT.


    Will I get credit for completing action items prior to hitting the “Join” button?

    No, you must join the game by hitting “Join” to get credit for completing the action items.

    When will I receive my SB Bonus for playing Swago?

    Once you hit the “Submit” button you will receive your SB Bonus instantly.

    How many Swago Board patterns can I submit during the game period?

    You may only submit one pattern during the game period. Once you hit “Submit” you will receive your SB Bonus and the game will end for you.



    What happens if I forget to hit “Submit” before the Swago game period ends?


    You will not receive your SB Bonus. You must hit “Submit” before the game period ends.

    Will manual credits mark off action items on my Swago Board?

    No, manual credits of any sort will not count towards your Swago Board.

    How do I mark off the Answer App Square?


    You must complete the survey through the SB Answer App. If you complete a survey through any other app or from mobile web, it will not mark off this square.
    Last edited by Aesop; 04-12-2017 at 2:51 PM.
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
    • shariann
    • By shariann 4th Dec 17, 2:33 PM
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    shariann
    Updated totals up to here
    £10 a day December - £32.01/£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 October £353.42 November £181.25
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 4th Dec 17, 2:45 PM
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    Aesop
    Swagbucks Part 1
    How to make some passive money with swagbucks.

    Firstly, you need some kind of device to install the apps. It is preferable to have a device you are not using all the time to save battery and allow you to run the apps. If you don't have one, don't worry, just use your normal device.

    If you are on android tablet/phone, there are 7 apps available to you



    and these


    The apps start from 8am UK time to 2am UK time. At 2am to 8am, they reset and you can run them all again. Handy if you are an early riser.

    Now what I normally do is look through the clips on the apps, and find the shortest one, preferably 10 secs and under. Then you favourite those. Favourite by holding down or swiping left and should ask you if you want to favourite. Say yes. These are then readily available in the favourite menu.

    If you want to know which ones are the shortest, you can use reddit UK swagbucks, but I find I don't always have the same ones as others, so prefer to find mine own.

    Now what you do is once you have set up your favourites, select the first app at at time when you won't be using your device. Then click on favourites and run the app. Let it run until you get the

    "sorry you have reached your daily limit message."

    You can earn a minimum of 10 sb per app for the first round. That's 70sb per day for android alone.

    I like to cash out for Mastercard currently at 700 sb. Trying to achieve 100 sb daily via apps alone means I can cash out weekly.

    Now some apps don't let you favourite. in that case look for short clips and run those. Currently as of posting, Movi.e clips, the star wars apps seem to have shortest vids. Shhould be able to favourite a few of those.

    Now if I run the apps again between 5.30am and 8, thats an additional 70 sb before I have left the house.

    Sometimes you get bonus rounds, where the app tells you are on bonus rounds. LET IT RUN!! Bonus rounds are good. This is when having a separate device comes in handy.

    I have seen people with bonus rounds that run all day!!! Imagine all those 2sb adding up.

    Now there is watch - which you cannot favourite. You just let the videos run. But I usually run watch via laptop and use toolbar, which I will discuss in another post.

    Swagbucks mobile app is useful for swago boards, watching videos via the website and swago codes.

    Unfortunately on apple, there are only 6 apps available.

    You don't get swagbucks watch but you can have the swagbucks app.

    I personally run everything on my tablet or laptop, ie apps on tablet and additional stuff on laptop. This leaves my phone free for other apps

    Hope this part 1 helps some of you to get started.
    Last edited by Aesop; 04-12-2017 at 2:48 PM.
    Make £10 a day December 2017 £19.18
    November 2017 £253.84
    September 2017 £81.68
    .
    August 2017 £390.47
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 4th Dec 17, 4:25 PM
    • 393 Posts
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    QueenJess
    Forgot to take fees from MB reported.. total is now £17.26 for MB. Also got:
    £2.88 interest
    £4.70 BeMyEye app

    25% of the way already!
    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)
    • helsbell
    • By helsbell 4th Dec 17, 5:53 PM
    • 148 Posts
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    helsbell
    £4 from opinion outpost had arrived today
    SPC 11, No. 062

    August 2017 B'card £5006.83 BoS £1086.59 DFD November 2020
    • truebluemummy
    • By truebluemummy 4th Dec 17, 9:15 PM
    • 77 Posts
    • 502 Thanks
    truebluemummy
    20p from cashback today from the Christmas hummingbirds x
    November £10 a day = £164
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 4th Dec 17, 9:41 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    £9.90 tips to add and £5 swagbucks voucher.
    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
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 4th Dec 17, 10:42 PM
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    lynnejk
    Hiya folks

    Well done for all the early money-making already

    I have updated the list of challengers up to here (see post 65)

    I have £18.01 to add in interest and 50p regular scan.

    Hope you all have a great Tuesday
    Lx
    £10day..2014=3213..2015=3421..2016=3238..2017=2370....DEC=80.15/310
    GrocC..2014=2162..2015=2083..2016=2181..2017=1800....DEC=89.24/200
    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
    • cufc_mike
    • By cufc_mike 4th Dec 17, 10:50 PM
    • 370 Posts
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    cufc_mike
    £2.10 MB'ing
    £0.20 Citizen Me
    £2.30 total for me today
    Make £300 December Challenge: £287.96 / £300 (£2,439.29 since Aug '17) | PAD'ing since August 2017: £1,703.41
    Mortgage Overpayments: £348.89 | £203.29 Interest Saved
    Mortgage End Date: Was 01/06/2033 -> Now: 01/04/2033 (reduced by 2 months by PAD'ing)
    • A Random Man
    • By A Random Man 5th Dec 17, 12:05 AM
    • 51 Posts
    • 218 Thanks
    A Random Man
    Sorry for the late reply but today i made £50.71 from matched betting today
    Car Loan: £7500/Amount £7400.40 (£5000 Saved, 66% Of The Way There)
    Credit Card 1: £591.66/Amount Saved £52.18
    Credit Card 2: £2182.56/Amount £2114.39
    Total Amount £10190.56/£10106.45

    Aiming To Be Debt Free By October 2018
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 5th Dec 17, 6:09 AM
    • 1,809 Posts
    • 10,223 Thanks
    Florence J
    £3 Pinecone survey.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 11 #553
    £1000 Emergency Fund Challenge #253
    Wombling free 2017 = £2118.64
    Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£3133.08/£3000)
    November 2017 Credit Card Debt: £3980
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