December 2014 ~Make £10 a day challenge~

edited 12 December 2014 at 11:53AM in Debt-free Wannabe Challenges
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edited 12 December 2014 at 11:53AM in Debt-free Wannabe Challenges
This is the 88th month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007.

Thanks to Batgirl for starting it, Nat21luv, Monkeynut, Sweetpeas, Purpleroses, JesaRose, MizMir and of course special thanks to Aesop for keeping the thread going.

I know this first post is long, but please read as it give tips on how this challenge works. Some of the content has changed

If you're new to the challenge don't be scared - here's how it works:

The aim of this challenge is to make £10 extra a day everyday for the month. A lot of people think this is impossible but it can and has been done, over and over. If you feel £10 is too much why not start at £5 or if you're brave join those who aim for £20 a day! Anything extra you make is great so set whatever target you think you can manage.

It also doesn't have to be £10 each and every day - some days you make more and some days you make less, but aim for £300 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:
Amazon marketplace
Amazon Trade in
CEX
Zapper
WeBuyBooks
Fat Brain
Ziffit

Sell old mobiles, laptops and other electronics:
Mobile valuer - http://mobilevaluer.com/
Cash converters
CEX
Broken GHDs - http://www.ghdspares.com/

Sell everything else:
eBay
Car boot sales
Jumble sales
Gumtree
Facebook selling
Folksy and Etsy for crafty bits you've made
Cash4clothes - http://www.cash4clothes.co.uk/
ASOS marketplace (decent quality/branded clothing) - https://marketplace.asos.com/help/selling
Old ink cartridges http://www.therecyclingfactory.com/sell-ink-cartridges
Foreign coins - http://www.cash4coins.co.uk/

Get cashback on your usual purchases:
Quidco
Topcashback
Fat Cheese
iMutual
Nectar
Boots Treat Street - http://www.treatstreet.boots.com/ref/pghome_nu

Get paid for writing:
BubbleWS
Textbroker

Smart phone apps:

Streetspotr - location based tasks https://app.streetspotr.com/en (iOs and Android!)
Roamler - mystery shopping/location based tasks
iPoll - surveys and location based tasks
AppTrailers - watch videos for Paypal cash
AppXpert - test apps for cash
VoxPopMe - record video responses for Paypal cash
Field Agent - location based tasks
Quidco click snap - cash back on purchases
Shopitize - cash back on purchases
AppNana - try apps for cash
Tapbooty - try apps for cash
MobileXpressions - install for a £5 Amazon voucher after a week
Spare5 - get paid by Paypal every Friday (if you have over $1) for completing short tasks

Surveys:
Valued Opinions
MySurvey
OnePoll
YouGov
Crowdology
Pinecone - sign up link http://mysurvey123.com/pinecone-research/

Other bits:
Shop and Scan and Consumer Pulse panel - http://www.volunteer4panels.com/
Topcashback Snap and Save http://www.shopscansave.co.uk/

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!)

Good luck everybody. Remember to post any questions or comments that you have, and let's go on encouraging each other throughout this month. We can and we will do it. Who's in?
I like to make money
Best wins: £3,000 luxury holiday, holiday in Cornwall, £250 Murad Skincare hamper, angle grinder

:j Make £10 a day challenger - it pays for trips to Florida! :j
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  • edited 12 December 2014 at 11:54AM
    emmagletemmaglet Forumite
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    edited 12 December 2014 at 11:54AM
    More information on what you can count and how to do it - http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showpost.php?p=67132567&postcount=62

    How to add a signature - at the top of the page, you will see a green toolbar, click on User CP, on the left hand side, scroll down, until you see Edit Signature. You can then type in your signature, but you are limited by number of lines and characters, but it will tell you if it is too long. Try to make the font smaller usually helps. You can edit colours and add smileys too.

    Edit Avatar - if you want a nice picture like mine do the same as above, USER CP, then scroll down to edit Avatar. There are size restrictions, but you can have most things you like. Just be careful if you are using google images they are free images and not patented/copyrighted.

    Private Message - you can send someone a PM (Private message) again using User CP (Control Panel). It is on the left hand side. You need to have the right user name otherwise it will go to the wrong person. To find out if you have messages, look at the top of the page, where it says private messages, (PMs) and there will be a number in bold if you have any unread. You can subscribe to email so you receive them in your email too, which is useful for reading without logging into MSE. But to reply you do need to log in.

    Roadkill - roadkill is money found abandoned with no owner, on the streets, in washing machines, in the pockets of beloved's clothes when you are about to put them into the washing machine, , on the floor of your car, etc.

    iPhone

    http://www.textbroker.co.uk/ - textbroker
    http://www.apptrailers.com/ - apptrailers
    http://www.fieldagent.co.uk/ - fieldagent
    http://www.quidco.com/app/ - quidco
    https://www.ipoll.com/ - iPoll

    Android Phone
    https://www.ipoll.com/ - iPoll
    http://www.apptrailers.com/ - apptrailers
    I like to make money
    Best wins: £3,000 luxury holiday, holiday in Cornwall, £250 Murad Skincare hamper, angle grinder

    :j Make £10 a day challenger - it pays for trips to Florida! :j
  • edited 12 December 2014 at 11:54AM
    emmagletemmaglet Forumite
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    edited 12 December 2014 at 11:54AM
    1 emmaglet £10
    2 kartingmad £5
    3 MinnimousesMummy £500 total
    4 twiggy86 £5
    5 carbootcrazy £10
    6 kirstydriver £100 total
    7 Samiszel £200 total
    8 Mrs_E £10
    9 Upsy Staffordshire £10
    10 LionessInWinter $5
    11 PiggyBankShaker £5
    12 Listerbelle $150 & £20 total
    13 please-let-me-be-lucky £10
    14 dorajar £10
    15 lynnejk £10
    16 I-need-to-be-debtfree £5
    17 grassgirl £5
    18 Sarah-Jean £10
    19 somerandom £10
    20 Rosie £10
    21 Iolanthe £10
    22 Kelxx £10
    23 franby64 £2.50
    24 SpecialBrew £5
    25 Djelhi-Bhelli £300 total
    26 bex2002 £10
    27 Roundthebend £10
    28 laurababs £500 total
    29 October Starter £5
    30 mavvymoo £10
    31 Horace £10
    32 dcuddy1 £150 total
    33 Synonymous £5
    34 Terriixx £5
    35 Aesop £10
    36 thriftymoo £30
    I like to make money
    Best wins: £3,000 luxury holiday, holiday in Cornwall, £250 Murad Skincare hamper, angle grinder

    :j Make £10 a day challenger - it pays for trips to Florida! :j
  • kartingmadkartingmad Forumite
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    Hi

    Please can you add me @ £155 for the month, this is my first month of doing this.

    What do people find is the best way to make extra cash?

    Tom:beer:
    £10 a day - 2015 - £1173.06


    check out ukroadcycling
  • MinnieMousesMummyMinnieMousesMummy Forumite
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    Hello,

    Please count me in for this month. DH is now out of work until late January therefore I am aiming to make £500 and I will check in every day to update so that I can keep track.
  • twiggy86twiggy86 Forumite
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    Thanks emmaglet

    Please count me in for £5 a day - maybe next month I'll be brave and go for £10!
    Starting again.. LMB 31.7.19 Starting total: £13,418.33 Current total: £9,865.97
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Forumite
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    Count me in again, please. This challenge has been just what I need, I wish I'd found you years ago.

    Will go for the full £10 now (feeling brave:rotfl: after managing £5 and £7 since I started in October) but I don't expect December to be too lucrative as there'll be so much else to take up my time. Still, nothing ventured and all that;)

    Good Luck, all.
  • Oh December is going to be a tough month, pls put me down for £100 if I am lucky.
  • Put me down for £200 for December. It's going to be tough! :p
    Letting Go NST #17
    NSD 1/15; LTW 0/9; budget £0/£250; food £5.20/£120; steps 0/31
    Make £10 per day in Oct: £30/£310

    Mortgage: £214,702.15
  • Mrs_E_3Mrs_E_3 Forumite
    189 Posts
    Please put me down for £10 a day thanks
  • I'm going to be brave again! Please put me down for £10 a day. Thank you :)
    Thank you to everyone who posts on here :)
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