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Make £10 a Day February 2017 - Everybody most welcome to join

Hello and welcome everybody


This is the 114th month of this challenge, which was first started by Batgirl, in September 2007.

Thanks to Batgirl for starting it, lynnejk, 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 £280 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

Ebay - a place to sell anything and everything.

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

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 nectar.com 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 £280 (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.

We can and we will do it. Who's in?
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  • edited 28 February 2017 at 10:27PM
    AesopAesop Forumite
    23.8K Posts
    Part of the Furniture 10,000 Posts Name Dropper Photogenic
    edited 28 February 2017 at 10:27PM
    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.

    http://mysurvey123.com/pinecone-research/

    2. 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.

    https://www.volunteer4panels.com/

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

    http://www.quidco.com/cashback-reminder

    http://www.topcashback.co.uk/cashback-notifier

    4. Printable coupon thread

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=4906235

    5. Referral board

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/forumdisplay.php?f=42

    6. Freebies, no spends required

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/forumdisplay.php?f=37

    7. Ebay, Carboot and Jumble Sales Board

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/forumdisplay.php?f=40

    Links to useful money making sites for codes/points/assistance.

    Prolific Academic New Survey Alerts

    Instagc Codes and chat

    Swagbucks codes only thread

    Swagbucks chat thread
  • edited 9 February 2017 at 11:01PM
    lynnejklynnejk Forumite
    5.7K Posts
    Rampant Recycler Debt-free and Proud!
    edited 9 February 2017 at 11:01PM
    Hiya everyone

    Here is the challenger list for February. Good luck and hope you all make lots of monies :D

    1.....Aesop............................£10
    2.....lynnejk..........................£10
    3.....Happymac......................£5
    4.....FatVonD.........................£3
    5.....carbootcrazy...................£10
    6.....Rosie.............................£10
    7.....try harder......................£10
    8.....angelicious.....................£10
    9.....shariann.........................£10
    10...wishies_x.......................£10
    11...VintageHistorian..............£4
    12...bloomfelt........................£5
    13...Listerbelle......................$100 (month)
    14...Camillia_Chubb...............£10
    15...Surfchik80......................£10
    16...January2015...................£10
    17...Kantankrus Mare.............£10
    18...new leaf 88....................£5
    19...helejenkins1...................£10
    20...MinnieMousesMummy......£400 (month)
    21...killielila..........................£10
    22...Talia 1...........................£10
    23...kellyd22.........................£10
    24...mrshubbard....................£5
    25...Sugarplum634................
    26...Florence J.......................£100 (month)
    £10day.2014=3213/2015=3421/2016=3238/2017=2702/2018=498..APR=12.03/300
    GrocC.2014=2162/2015=2083/2016=218/2017=1996/2018=450..APR=17.13/200
    Bulk buy.......APR=233.76
    GC.NSD..2015=216/2016=213/2017=229/2018=39..APR=03/15
    SPC130:staradminx61..2014=1178/2015=1287/2016=4616/2017=3843
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £13,140
  • I am in for £5 a day:j
    June 23.25/250 Monthly money making target
  • FatVonDFatVonD Forumite
    5.3K Posts
    Part of the Furniture 1,000 Posts Combo Breaker I've been Money Tipped!
    Yay, a shiny new thread!

    I will pledge to make £3 a day again, please

    My book supply is soon to come to an end so I'm going to have to get a bit more creative with my money making! I did look for table top sales in my area but nothing doing. Need to get my thinking cap on :D
    Make £25 a day in April £0/£750 (March £584, February £602, January £883.66)

    December £361.54, November £322.28, October £288.52, 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) Total for 2017 - £2,495.10
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Forumite
    0 Posts
    Newbie
    Thanks for the new thread, Aesop and Lynne:T

    Please put me down for the usual £10.


    Here's to a successful month for all of us:beer:
  • RosieRosie Forumite
    1.8K Posts
    Part of the Furniture 1,000 Posts Combo Breaker
    Forumite
    Thanks Aesop and Lynne for the new thread. Please can you put me down for my usual £10.
    Best of luck everyone.
    Rosie x
    Jan £10 a day £326.75/£310
  • try_hardertry_harder Forumite
    1.3K Posts
    Seventh Anniversary 1,000 Posts Combo Breaker
    Forumite
    Please could i join in £10 a day .Thank you.
  • Count me in please £10 a day
    MFW 2022 #80 - aim £20,000 - £0/20,000
  • £10 again for me please xx
    £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
  • I'm a brand newbie at this. Now the worst money month of the year for me has passed I want to crack on getting my debts down! Please can you put me down for £10? x
    2017 wins so far: Diddly squat :(
    Make £10 a day in February - £16.05/£280
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