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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Sep 17, 10:36 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto 10 a day in October 2017 ~ everybody most welcome
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    • 30th Sep 17, 10:36 PM
    ~Make upto 10 a day in October 2017 ~ everybody most welcome 30th Sep 17 at 10:36 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    This is the 122nd 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!).
    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.
    Make 10 a day March 2018 40.38

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    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 30th Sep 17, 10:52 PM
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    • #2
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:52 PM
    List of challengers
    • #2
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:52 PM
    Hiya everyone and welcome to October.

    Gosh - we've managed to make post 2 again

    1......Aesop..............................10
    2......lynnejk............................10
    3......Hermia............................10
    4......swimminginaseaofdebt.......4
    5......Kantankrus Mare...............10
    6......tryingtoavaiddebt..............100 (month)
    7......QueenJess........................10
    8......Talia 1.............................10
    9......angelicious.......................1000 (month)
    10....MrsCautious......................10
    11....shariann...........................10
    12....DebtFreeDuo.....................100 (month)
    13....Alibobsy............................10
    14....bestlifenow........................10
    15....carbootcrazy......................10
    16....FatVonD............................10
    17....Felula................................8
    18....Sugarplum634....................2
    19....Procrastinator.....................10
    20....cufc_mike..........................500 (month)
    21....ziggy2407..........................5
    22....jojitsui...............................10
    23....Ellie36...............................10
    24....Rosie.................................10
    25....try harder...........................10
    26....SeekingFlight......................5
    27....arc2014.............................500
    28....mumtoomany.....................5
    29....helsbell..............................1
    30....fluffig................................10
    31....lilmissmup.........................5
    32....TheMsTeal.........................1
    33....ejjones76..........................

    Good luck and hope you all have a really fantastic month

    Lx
    Last edited by lynnejk; 18-10-2017 at 10:55 PM.
    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
    SPC130x61..2014=1178/2015=1287/2016=4616/2017=3843
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = 13,140
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Sep 17, 10:53 PM
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    • #3
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:53 PM
    Newbie guide
    • #3
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:53 PM
    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
    Make 10 a day March 2018 40.38

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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Sep 17, 10:54 PM
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    • #4
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:54 PM
    Phone Apps
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    • 30th Sep 17, 10:54 PM
    Phone apps, some are only available on android and some only on iOS. Some on both.

    Android

    Lucky Leftovers - uses unused texts on your phone to enter competitions, you get paid 1p per text sent

    Shopprize - upload your receipts

    Android and iOS

    vypr - no referral links
    You complete something called steers which is like very short survey questions about food and other items.

    Earning VYPR points.

    VYPR points are awarded in the following ways:

    When you sign up to VYPR, by downloading the app: 2000 VYPR points.

    For every Steer you complete in a grocery store (perhaps while you are shopping): 100 VYPR points.

    For every Steer you complete elsewhere (e.g. at home): 20 - 50 VYPR points.

    Redeeming your VYPR points.

    When you reach 10,000 VYPR points, you can easily redeem these points for 5, paid via PayPal, or you can also donate a proportion of your VYPR points to charity.

    http://www.vypr.it/#opinions-rewarded - download from here both iOS and android

    Shopmium

    Buy selected items from the shopping app and get your money back or discount back.

    Shariann has posted more information about it here

    Shoppix

    Another app for uploading your receipts to earn amazon or iTunes.

    More info can be found here

    People.io

    another survey app that awards you points for answering very short survey questions. You cash out to different awards. Information here - no referral links that actually pay for referring.

    Jobspotter

    https://jobspotter.indeed.com/

    Earn money for photographing job wanted signs and also for verifying others photos and submissions.
    Last edited by Aesop; 30-10-2017 at 9:47 PM.
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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Sep 17, 10:54 PM
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    • #5
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:54 PM
    Tester Sites
    • #5
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:54 PM
    One for the men - Phillips Shavers
    https://www.smartshaver.philips.co.uk/index/landing

    SuperSavvyme - https://circle.supersavvyme.co.uk/uk/

    BzzAgent - product testing
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=417902

    Argos Tester Community - currently closed but worth checking link regularly
    http://www.argos.co.uk/static/ArgosPromo3/includeName/argos-testers.htm

    Trnd - another product testing site, they have had revamp.
    https://www.trnd.com/uk/

    Senses Club testing

    https://www.senses-club.com/en/accueil

    Alba Science Testing
    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=3642807&highlight=alba+sci++ence& page=5

    Argos toy tester

    http://blog.toysrus.co.uk/apply-to-join-the-programme/
    Last edited by Aesop; 30-10-2017 at 9:48 PM.
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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Sep 17, 10:55 PM
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    • #6
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:55 PM
    #1 Postal Surveys
    • #6
    • 30th Sep 17, 10:55 PM
    #1 Postal Surveys

    For free stamps or free gift cards,apply to one of these postal survey companies and see if you can get onto the panel.

    Unex

    https://www.ipsos-unex.de/whati.asp

    TNS Postal Survey

    https://rmselfrecruit.research-int.com/Questionnaire/qstIntroductionPrivate.aspx

    It involves receiving and sending letters. With TNS sometimes you have to send parcels and pay but they reimburse you with love2shop vouchers for this.

    Worth signing up if you can for the free stamps.

    Quotas - World wide Mail Panel

    https://www.world-mail-panel.com/portal?lg=en&action=show.registration
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    • Hermia
    • By Hermia 30th Sep 17, 11:06 PM
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    • #7
    • 30th Sep 17, 11:06 PM
    • #7
    • 30th Sep 17, 11:06 PM
    I will aim for 10 a day.
    • swimminginaseaofdebt
    • By swimminginaseaofdebt 1st Oct 17, 7:08 AM
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    • #8
    • 1st Oct 17, 7:08 AM
    • #8
    • 1st Oct 17, 7:08 AM
    Morning,

    Can you put me down for 4 a day? Thanks!
    Pay all debt off by Christmas 2018 #150 - 895.62/2018
    SPC11 #564
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 1st Oct 17, 7:35 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    • #9
    • 1st Oct 17, 7:35 AM
    • #9
    • 1st Oct 17, 7:35 AM
    Morning all!

    Good luck in October to all!

    My usual 10 please.

    Thanks again to Aesop and Lynne for all your hard work. It really pushes me to try and earn that little bit extra.
    Make 10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/163.14/Feb 116.10/March 5,060.77/April 160.28/May 124.83/Jun 138.99
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...872.72 miles
    Mortgage...47,07046,09245,626
    • tryingtoavoiddebt
    • By tryingtoavoiddebt 1st Oct 17, 7:45 AM
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    tryingtoavoiddebt
    Hi All,

    I'm going to aim for 100 this month as I've struggled in September and i don't have any overtime in October by the looks of things.

    Good luck!
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 1st Oct 17, 8:06 AM
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    Well.........something to report already for me! A whole 1 Amazon just claimed on InstaGC Every little helps.

    Its only took me about a year to get there but only been making an effort of some sorts for the last couple of weeks. Looking forward to Aesops more detailed info on this site as I dont think I'm using it to its full potential.
    Make 10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/163.14/Feb 116.10/March 5,060.77/April 160.28/May 124.83/Jun 138.99
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...872.72 miles
    Mortgage...47,07046,09245,626
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 1st Oct 17, 8:08 AM
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    QueenJess
    Hi - put me down for 10 a day please. Hoping I can smash the target this month through sales as I will need more than I thought for my house projects next year based on initial quotes.
    Make up to 10 a day challenge: May 87.45/310, April 488.20/50 (Mar 754.90, Feb 519.52, Jan 608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: 2,689.44)
    • Talia1
    • By Talia1 1st Oct 17, 8:59 AM
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    Talia1
    Thank you Aesop and Lynne for this great thread with all the lovely people who post.

    Usual 10 for me please.

    Best wishes to everyone for this month.
    10 a day 2018 Jan-March 1423.69 April 0/300
    10 a day 2017 3967.07
    • angelicious
    • By angelicious 1st Oct 17, 9:06 AM
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    angelicious
    Can i join in of October again please? Have gone a bit AWOL for the past couple of months so need to up my game this month . 1000 total for this month
    Make 10 day '18: March '18 1479.50/1000 Feb '18 2638.52/1000, Jan '18 960/1000
    2018 1% challenge - 228 - 4% @ 07/02 (912/22800)
    Make 10 day say 2017 total 5256.25
    MFW: 160,306.48, now 158, 600 @07/02 Paid 1386.48
    Decluter 2018: 79/2018
    • MrsCautious
    • By MrsCautious 1st Oct 17, 9:08 AM
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    MrsCautious
    Thank you Aesop, Lynne and Carbootcrazy for the thread and all the encouragement. Thanks everyone for the inspiration. Please put me down for 10 a day. I have some mystery shops to pay out soon - and 32 from selling a voucher so that's a decent kick start!

    I have so much to sell - need the clutter gone.
    Good luck all. Hope you have a brilliant money making October.
    Last edited by MrsCautious; 01-10-2017 at 9:11 AM.
    • shariann
    • By shariann 1st Oct 17, 10:01 AM
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    shariann
    Morning. 10 again for me this month please.

    Thank you Aesop and Lynnejk for running the thread again xx
    10 a day June - 58.63/300
    2014 110.92 2015 3732.30 2016 1633.66 2017 2991.70
    2018 Jan 604.94 Feb 264.01 March 360.26April 282.29May 329.59
    • shariann
    • By shariann 1st Oct 17, 10:03 AM
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    shariann
    Here is the running total for last month. If anyone would like to post their total I will update it



    1......Aesop....................................
    2......lynnejk...................................
    3......Kantankrus Mare.....................282.35
    4......jojitsui...................................
    5......hedgehogqueen.......................
    6......cufc_mike...............................45 0.01
    7......swimminginaseaofdebt.............49.22
    8......tryingtoavaiddebt.....................151. 15
    9......Rosie.....................................
    10....QueenJess..............................423. 05
    11....MrsCautious............................296. 69
    12....Talia 1....................................
    13....tizzi13....................................
    14....Vintage Historian.....................
    15....ziggy2407...............................406 .12
    16....carbootcrazy...........................
    17....museumworker........................
    18....fluffig.................................... 226
    19....WelshKitty85...........................
    20....Xandersmum...........................
    21....shariann.................................12 0.15
    22....MinnieMousesMummy..............
    23....FatVonD.................................
    24....Felula....................................6 57.60
    25....moppiness..............................
    26....helsbell..................................
    27....Hermia...................................22 5.73
    28....eLLeBee.................................
    29....angelicious.............................
    30....Milly-Ann-Molly.......................
    31....LynetteJ.................................
    32....Happymac..............................
    33....Procrastinator.........................
    34....Florence J...............................
    35....runmichellerun........................
    36....HarnaicTom............................
    37....bestlifenow.............................

    Running total 3288.07
    10 a day June - 58.63/300
    2014 110.92 2015 3732.30 2016 1633.66 2017 2991.70
    2018 Jan 604.94 Feb 264.01 March 360.26April 282.29May 329.59
    • DebtFreeDuo
    • By DebtFreeDuo 1st Oct 17, 10:42 AM
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    DebtFreeDuo
    I found last months thread a little late in the month and have been eagerly awaiting this one, newbie here but could I aim for 100 for the month? Trying to get myself into a routine now I'm back at uni so I don't want to aim too high.
    Debt free by Christmas 2018 #004: 2565.82/7445.69
    2018 in 2018 #25: 674.21/2018
    SPC 586
    • datlex
    • By datlex 1st Oct 17, 11:04 AM
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    • 1,551 Thanks
    datlex
    Has anyone tried micoins ? I have got Applike on my mobile, it recommends apps that you use to earn micoins. Apparently a certain number are worth various vouchers including Amazon, Tesco and paypal. You don't have to be successful in any apps just to be active in them. Some of them you do have to leave running for sometime to work.
    I have luckyleftovers running but it says there is an issue with a third party when sending texts, has anyone else had this.
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 1st Oct 17, 12:25 PM
    • 512 Posts
    • 3,477 Thanks
    QueenJess
    Hi all, a question for you. I just finished an ink cartridge (a rare event in our household!) and I was looking at some sites who pay you to recycle them. All the ones I have seen require you to recycle a certain number (i.e. more than 1 and generally more than 5) or get to a certain value before they pay you. Is this normally the case or am I looking in the wrong places?

    Thanks!
    Make up to 10 a day challenge: May 87.45/310, April 488.20/50 (Mar 754.90, Feb 519.52, Jan 608.10
    , 2017 Jul - Nov: 2,689.44)
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