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~Make £10 a day March 2016 ~ everybody most welcome to join

edited 25 February 2016 at 12:39PM in Debt-free wannabe challenges
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edited 25 February 2016 at 12:39PM in Debt-free wannabe challenges
:hello: Hello and welcome everybody

This is the 103rd month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007.

Thanks to Batgirl for starting it, Rawdinosaur, 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 £310 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 here:,, webuybooks, zapper, CEX

Ebay - a place to sell anything and everything.

Gumtree, Preloved, cquot, ebid, craigslist, vivastreet,, 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

also join topcashback and Quidco - type in surveys in the search engine and some will pay you to join up with them.

Sealed Pot Challenge 2016 - basically you put your change into a jar over the year so in December you should have a nice pot of money to help

Mobile phone to recycle? try Martin's mobile recycling comparison site first to see where you may get the best deal!

Music Magpie - have cds/dvds you haven't been able to sell at carboots or online. Try your luck here. Is you do sell your albums/dvds be sure to go via quidco to get a few more pennies

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.

Collect Boots points while shopping online.

Don't forget to search for your online shop at before you buy, and earn nectar points for buying online, including ebay.

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?


  • edited 1 March 2016 at 11:55PM
    AesopAesop Forumite
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    edited 1 March 2016 at 11:55PM
    1. Aesop £10

    2. lynnejk £160 for month

    3. lexbubbles £10

    4. Rosie £10

    5. Surfchik80 £10

    6. fairyclicks £500

    7. blubella £10

    8. shariann £10

    9. Siouxsie32 £10

    10. kimbobaloo £10

    11. Happymac £5

    12. Debtfreedolly £10

    13. SavingForARainyDay £10

    14. Procrastinater £10

    15. Becks81 £5

    16. Listerbelle $10

    17. gien £10

    18. rawdinosaur £15

    19. KatyC4 £5

    20. Deb4 £5

    21. Popstess £5

    22. shellyosborne £10

    23. twiggy86 £5

    24. angelicious £10

    25. BritishBibliophile £5

    26. holly golightly £10

    27. hummingbird £10

    28. Sugarplum64 £100 for the month

    29. Mendry £240 for the month

    30. Kantankrus Mare £5

    31. clairewych £10

    32. mumstheword*** £10

    33. princesst84 £10

    34. Grabs39 £7.50

    35. atti £10

  • edited 29 March 2016 at 11:15PM
    AesopAesop Forumite
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    edited 29 March 2016 at 11:15PM
    A must for all newbies if you are not already doing any of these:

    1. Apply to PineconeResearch here. They pay a guaranteed £3 per survey. You are never screened out, they don't send out lots, but when you get one, you know you will be paid within a few days.

    2. Sign up for FREEPOSTCODELOTTERY - now to help others and yourself, you can go through the referrer's board here. You can take the previous referrer's link and sign through it, then come back and post your own or choose someone in there to refer through. Or here is the link to sign up direct.

    3. Apply to Shop and Scan - this is not the same as Nielsen Home Shopping Scanner. Shop and Scan is a hand held scanner, that you scan the barcodes of your shopping, you are paid 1100 points weekly for scanning, nothing if you are on holiday. You can cash out for various vouchers at 10000 points. Not much work for a good reward. They also send emails with questionnaires that are worth extra points.

    4. Sign upto Ashleigh's Daily Draw to win £50 - it's free

    remember to check everyday as she doesn't tell you if you have won.

    5. Sign up to Lucky Phone here or use a referral from here and don't forget to post your own.

    It's free to join, you don't have to add your own phone number they give you a random one to play with. Another chance to win free money.

    6. If you have a smartphone ie android or iPhone and in some limited cases Windows phone, you can earn money through using your phone. Look for details on the posts.

    7. Quidco and topcashback toolbar notifiers - a must have for those who forget to check for cashback when browsing online before buying.

    8. The Selfie Lottery - referral file here - upload your selfie, check daily. You get a bonus for checking in daily and you can win your bonus, as well as daily amount. You also win if your referral wins. Payment made by paypal/bacs after claiming.

    9.Numberplatelotto - register with your car reg and valid email. check daily to see if your reg is a winner.

    10. Date of Birth Lotto - free lottery. Register here for referrals, with your date of birth and check daily to see if you are a winner. Or sign up direct here.

    11. Free Lucky Day Lottery. Register here to win amazon vouchers if your lucky day comes up. Drawn twice a week at present.

    12. Free Birthdate Lotto - free lottery, has multiple draws at different times of week and month Not sure if there is a referral board for it yet.
  • lynnejklynnejk Forumite
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    Afternoon folks

    Thanks for the new thread Aesop and for all the help and advice you continually dole out to us all. You're an :A

    As there are 31 days in March - and I'm away on holiday for fifteen of them - please put me down for £160 this month.

    Good luck everyone and keep on making monies :D
    Bulk buy.......APR=233.76
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £13,140
  • In for the usual £10 please Aesop!
    Aqua 0/1850 Cap.One 0/450 Vanquis 0/500 HSBC 0/100
    :j ~Debt Free Date 07/12/2015~ :j

    SPC member #530 :staradmin:staradmin:staradmin:staradmin:staradmin:staradmin 3-month EF: £2158.63/4600
    Make £10/day Nov-Dec £814.04 Jan-Apr £1689.78 May £233.57/310
  • RosieRosie Forumite
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    £10 a day for me please Aesop and thanks for starting the new thread.
    Jan £10 a day £326.75/£310
  • The usual £10 for me please - getting tougher the more stuff that gets sold, but its a good aim!

    Thanks as usual for the thread Aesop! :)
    £10 a day 2017 - APR £60.12 / MAR £82.24 / FEB £142.82 / JAN £241.24
  • Me please for another £500 :)
    Debt at Aug 2010 (LBM) £21,908.86, Debt Freeeeee Date 4th Nov 2013 :j:j:j Massive Thanks to the £10 per day thread :A Next goals:
    Savings £1203.16/£10,000******Mortgage to Zero: £52,579.46 to go
    Feb Earnings: £711.20/£500 March: £434.41/£500
    Currently compiling an A-Z of earning sites and happy to share it ;)
  • I'm in for £10 too :)
    Light Bulb Moment Aug 2015 ~ [STRIKE]£24758.52[/STRIKE]
    Dec 2015 ~ DEBT Cards [STRIKE]£18046.78[/STRIKE] [STRIKE]Dec 2016 £7900[/STRIKE] [STRIKE]+ Bank of Mum & Dad 4687.60 - PAID[/STRIKE] Jan 2016 ~ DEBT cards [STRIKE]£7192.72[/STRIKE] £3685.12

    OCT GC ~ £189.45/150 NOV GC ~ £49.52/175
    Make £10 a Day 2016: JAN £299.11/310 FEB £404.19/290 MAR £315.20/310
    DFBX2017 ~ #101 £
    [STRIKE]DFBX2016 ~ #101 £17128.47/£8750[/STRIKE] [STRIKE]DFBX2015 ~ #101 £3811.87/£3000[/STRIKE]

    Success is the good fortune that comes from aspiration, desperation, perspiration & inspiration ~ Evan Esar
  • Thanks for the new thread Aesop. I'm in for £10 again

    Sharon x
    £10 a day April - £4/£300
    2014 £110.92 2015 £3732.30 2016 £1633.66 2017 £2991.70 2018 £3255.40
    Jan £105.50 Feb £80.47March £69.30
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