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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 30th Jun 17, 8:02 PM
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    Make upto £10 a day in July 2017 - everybody most welcome
    • #1
    • 30th Jun 17, 8:02 PM
    Make upto £10 a day in July 2017 - everybody most welcome 30th Jun 17 at 8:02 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody

    This is the 119th 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:

    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, 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,, 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 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. CHALLENGER LIST IS POST 8.

    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.
    Last edited by Aesop; 31-07-2017 at 10:44 PM.
    Make £10 a day March 2018 £40.38

    January - £
    February - £

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    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 10th Jul 17, 10:51 PM
    • 5,172 Posts
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Had a nice boost to my July earnings today from swagbucks. We booked our Thomson holiday for next May through the shop part of swagbucks and today I was credited with 6,768 SB!!

    Not sure whether to do it all on amazon vouchers or some M &S vouchers. Will post here when they have credited.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...679.74 miles
    • Nicki_Sue
    • By Nicki_Sue 11th Jul 17, 5:01 AM
    • 1,167 Posts
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    Yesterday I picked up an extra quick piece of work for £75. I'm a freelance copywriter and have a more-or-less static income monthly from it, from regular clients. I'm taking on and squeezing in extra bits where I can this month to fund my hopefully upcoming house move.

    The viewing is this morning although we already know we want the house (same street as we're in but a bigger house, better laid out and slightly cheaper on both rent and council tax, work that out). We are the first to view it, with someone five minutes behind me and then I have to run with completed forms, £500 reservation deposit, referencing and fees (!) and slap it all on the desk before someone else does.

    Why do we do these things to ourselves?

    Anyway, £75 gets me off the starting blocks.
    10 YEARS ON MSE!
    2018 - The Year of The Savings
    APRIL £10 A DAY: £50.30/£300
    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 11th Jul 17, 8:40 AM
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    £15 from Panelbase plus £10 Amazon from an app I have on my phone for Ipsos.


    Plus still waiting on bits arriving I won't include until they do.

    Well done everyone else, some amazing totals

    Thank you for the link to postal surveys I've just been accepted on to one.

    Have some stuff to get listed on eBay too this week.

    Have a lovely day everyone x
    Last edited by Hiddenidenity; 11-07-2017 at 8:42 AM.
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 11th Jul 17, 10:19 AM
    • 1,893 Posts
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    Florence J
    £15 Valued Opinions Amazon Voucher

    I just need to submit one more receipt on shopprize to get a £5 amazon voucher, woo hoo!
    Sealed Pot Challenge 11 #553
    £1000 Emergency Fund Challenge #253
    Wombling free 2017 = £2195.92
    Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£3168.45/£3000)
    February 2018 Credit Card Debt: £3885
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 11th Jul 17, 12:45 PM
    • 512 Posts
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    Did anyone else watch the marathon Nadal match today ? Well done Mr Murray and Konta - both through to the next round
    Originally posted by lynnejk
    The small advantage of being on maternity leave is having Wimbledon on all day! I was glad I had no surveys come up last night as I was absolutely glued to the Nadal match.. good job OH made the dinner, otherwise he would have waited a long time for food
    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)
    • Hiddenidenity
    • By Hiddenidenity 11th Jul 17, 1:46 PM
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    Sad for Nadal though Brilliant day for tennis yesterday.

    So happy for Murray though
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 11th Jul 17, 1:48 PM
    • 512 Posts
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    Not much to report today.. a few things I am waiting to see come into my bank account, but not counting them until I see the cold, hard cash!

    Very slow survey day today disappointingly. However, I was going to just cancel my valued opinions account as I don't get much from there anymore, but when I went in I realised my profile wasn't very complete (or accurate) anymore. Now I have updated it, I made £5 in one day yesterday (not cashed out yet - need £15.50 for my Amazon voucher)!

    One Poll is very annoying.. stuck on about £37 and I need another £3 to cash out.. must stop obsessively pressing refresh..

    Hopefully lots of good news to come tomorrow to jump me back up! Everyone else is doing great.
    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)
    • newstartDMP
    • By newstartDMP 11th Jul 17, 4:47 PM
    • 6 Posts
    • 33 Thanks
    First entry for me, managed to get £26 refunded from an old account so I'm including it. Hopefully more to come!
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 11th Jul 17, 6:58 PM
    • 1,893 Posts
    • 11,183 Thanks
    Florence J
    £20 for my old rust heap of a bike.

    £26.46 Ziffit books.

    £5 from OH for books he wouldn't let me sell on Ziffit as he wanted them.
    Sealed Pot Challenge 11 #553
    £1000 Emergency Fund Challenge #253
    Wombling free 2017 = £2195.92
    Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£3168.45/£3000)
    February 2018 Credit Card Debt: £3885
    • wifey27
    • By wifey27 11th Jul 17, 7:30 PM
    • 93 Posts
    • 480 Thanks
    Traded an old phone in for £30 and received £10 worth of m&s vouchers. Also 31p in interest.

    Initial mortgage Feb 2015 £157545.00
    Current mortgage June 2017 £102236.49
    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 12th Jul 17, 1:31 PM
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    A number of payouts today:
    Music Magpie £1.15 (rest was OH's stuff he wanted me to sell)
    Prolific Academic £20.48
    Citizenme £0.85
    eBay sales £4.71
    Qmee £1.50

    New total £103.45.
    Last edited by QueenJess; 12-07-2017 at 1:32 PM. Reason: Missed an item
    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)
    • applepie*
    • By applepie* 12th Jul 17, 2:20 PM
    • 43 Posts
    • 631 Thanks
    There is a study on prolific today paying £16.50
    • mouche
    • By mouche 12th Jul 17, 2:33 PM
    • 879 Posts
    • 4,359 Thanks
    Needed to buy tickets for Legoland and on going through Quidco, I realised I had £32.97 waiting for payout. Have claimed that, pushing me over the £100 mark.
    Mortgage (original/ current):193,000 (23/09/11)/ £144,515.84 (16/06/2017).
    MFW target for 2017: £2355.48/ £5,000
    2017 Challenges
    Grocery Challenge: £162.32/£200 (July); £200.76/ £200 (June)
    Make £300 a month: £107.42/£300 (July); £237.88/ £300 (June)
    Lose 3st 9lb: 1st 12lb/3st 9lb
    • Florence J
    • By Florence J 12th Jul 17, 6:51 PM
    • 1,893 Posts
    • 11,183 Thanks
    Florence J
    £5 Shopprize Amazon Voucher
    Sealed Pot Challenge 11 #553
    £1000 Emergency Fund Challenge #253
    Wombling free 2017 = £2195.92
    Pay off all your debts by Xmas 2017 #53 (£3168.45/£3000)
    February 2018 Credit Card Debt: £3885
    • wifey27
    • By wifey27 12th Jul 17, 8:11 PM
    • 93 Posts
    • 480 Thanks
    Won £10.85 at bingo
    Initial mortgage Feb 2015 £157545.00
    Current mortgage June 2017 £102236.49
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 12th Jul 17, 9:07 PM
    • 4,706 Posts
    • 26,697 Thanks
    Received a cheque for £158 today for some delivery work I did in June. Still has to clear so won't add it to my total until it does. There's never any problems with this company though. No opportunity for any more work from them until next Spring so I'd better make the most of this money
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-Apr: £757.05+. May: £1209.25

    Original Debt: £56804 (@02/13). Now: £9998
    . Under £10K at long last.
    • jenni_fer
    • By jenni_fer 12th Jul 17, 9:11 PM
    • 152 Posts
    • 696 Thanks
    Slow start here but making progress:

    £15 valued opinions voucher payout
    £10 from selling some old baby bits
    £10 from using HSBC debit card for it's cashback
    £3.59 topcashback payout


    Have a few things I need to list on selling sites which should hopefully bump things up a bit. Need to re-read all the posts to get some more ideas though!
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 12th Jul 17, 9:22 PM
    • 4,706 Posts
    • 26,697 Thanks
    Everyone's doing so well. Some really inspiring amounts being made. Well done, all

    Have had a £10 bonus offer from Quidco valid on spends up to 31st of the month. It came in an email and looks as if it is specific to me so I'm sorry I can't share a code or anything. In case you are Quidco members and maybe didn't read the email check your inbox to see if you've got the bonus offer too. I nearly didn't bother to open it, the subject line is ' Your treat has arrived'. Needs activating from within the email.
    Make £10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-Apr: £757.05+. May: £1209.25

    Original Debt: £56804 (@02/13). Now: £9998
    . Under £10K at long last.
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 12th Jul 17, 10:19 PM
    • 5,343 Posts
    • 55,181 Thanks
    Evening money-makers

    Great to see all the postings and income adding up - well done for all the efforts being made

    Fantastic cashback on your holibobs KM - love it

    That's a great cheque CBC - bet you wish you could get that work every month eh

    Have received £5 amazing voucher from ipsos and another couple of squids made on surveys

    Hope you all have a super Thursday
    Bulk buy.......APR=233.76
    OS WL= -2/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £13,140
    • FatVonD
    • By FatVonD 12th Jul 17, 10:25 PM
    • 5,119 Posts
    • 20,651 Thanks
    £7.67 on WBB... and she's off! (Albeit after a very slow start!)
    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
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