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Make £10 a day March 2015 challenge thread

Aesop Posts: 23,773 Forumite
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edited 10 March 2015 at 2:34PM in Debt-free wannabe challenges
:hello: Hello and welcome everybody

This is the 91st month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007.

Thanks to Batgirl for starting it, Emmaglet, Nat21luv, Monkeynut, Sweetpeas, Purpleroses, JesaRose, MizMir 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:
Income from a second job
Daily clicks
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
Fat Brain

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

Sell everything else:
Car boot sales
Jumble sales
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:
Fat Cheese
Boots Treat Street - http://www.treatstreet.boots.com/ref/pghome_nu

Get paid for writing:

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

Valued Opinions
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?
If you haven’t already, join the forum to reply!



  • Aesop
    Aesop Posts: 23,773 Forumite
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    edited 5 March 2015 at 1:17AM
    1. Aesop £10

    2. lynnejk £130 for March

    3. hostie £5

    4. Richmc1983 £10

    5. Listerbelle $100/£20

    6. LionessInWinter $2400

    7. Upsy Staffordshire £10

    8. deq123 £10

    9. Samiszel £10

    10. dorajar £10

    11. CatherineMM £20

    12. Rosie £10

    13. optimistic-mummy £400

    14. shariann £10

    15. I-need-to-be-debtfree £5

    16. somerandom £10

    17. sonicetomeetyou £500

    18. bex2002 £10

    19. lessonlearned £10

    20. moneyonmymindsam £155

    21. Princess28 £10

    22. Just2Ashamed £20

    23. Sugarplum364 £50 and $40

    24. baibelle £10

    25. atti £5

    26. carbootcrazy £10

  • Aesop
    Aesop Posts: 23,773 Forumite
    Name Dropper Photogenic First Anniversary Combo Breaker
    other stuff
  • Aesop
    Aesop Posts: 23,773 Forumite
    Name Dropper Photogenic First Anniversary Combo Breaker
    other stuff
  • Aesop
    Aesop Posts: 23,773 Forumite
    Name Dropper Photogenic First Anniversary Combo Breaker
    more stuff
  • lynnejk
    lynnejk Posts: 5,732 Forumite
    Rampant Recycler Debt-free and Proud!
    Hiya everyone

    HAPPY ST DAVID'S DAY - Leeks and daffys

    Thanks a million Aesop for the new 'Fred'.

    Please put me in for £130 for March as on holidays and only here for 13 days of the month. Don't know if I've any chance of doing it but I'll give it a try.

    Hope you all have a magnificent money-making month

    Bulk buy.......APR=233.76
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £13,140
  • hostie
    hostie Posts: 505 Forumite
    I'm in again. £5 per day.
    24.06.14 12 st 12 lb (waist 45" at fattest part of belly)
    7.10.14 11 st 9 lb
    26.02.15 12 st 5 1/2 lb
    27.05.15 11 st 5.6 lb
    4.8.17 11 st 1lb
    Target weight: 10 1/2 stone
  • Richmc1983
    Richmc1983 Posts: 56 Forumite
    First Anniversary First Post Combo Breaker
    Good Morning All

    1st time i have looked at this thread and alot of very good info, going to make very good use of it all.


  • Listerbelle
    Listerbelle Posts: 1,438 Forumite
    First Anniversary Combo Breaker First Post
    Thanks Aesop!!

    $100/£20 for me
    Your biggest asset is TIME! I'm focused on multi-generational financial freedom.
  • LionessInWinter
    I'm in again at $2400 from second job.
  • Upsy_Staffordshire
    I will be brave yet again and aim for £10 a day. Thanks :)
    Thank you to everyone who posts on here :)
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