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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 31st Aug 17, 10:30 PM
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    Aesop
    ~Make upto 10 a day in September 2017 ~ - everybody most welcome
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    • 31st Aug 17, 10:30 PM
    ~Make upto 10 a day in September 2017 ~ - everybody most welcome 31st Aug 17 at 10:30 PM
    Hello and welcome everybody



    Happy anniversary Batgirl, your original forum thread is now 10 years old Same age as my DS this year.

    This is the 121st 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 300 (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.
    Last edited by Aesop; 30-09-2017 at 10:34 PM.
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    • QueenJess
    • By QueenJess 7th Sep 17, 2:20 PM
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    QueenJess
    Oh no.. everything bar 1 approved on PA and am on 19.32.... how frustrating! (Hoping putting it on here will mean the 1 is magically approved...)
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    I can't believe this worked twice. After waiting for over a week, the 1 is now approved so I can cash out. This thread is magic!
    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)
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 7th Sep 17, 3:38 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    Well done with the postal stuff

    Ooh, what's such a good book that it's keeping you from your bed ? Do tell
    Lx
    Originally posted by lynnejk
    It's a real page-turner called Grace Falco by an American writer called Chris Niles. It's a thriller where people are not who they seem to be/say they are. So many twists and turns in the plot. A good escapist read, just suits my mood at the moment. I'd never heard of the writer before, the book was a charity shop find for 20p. I couldn't find anything I wanted in the bargain section but this looked the most promising and also was really clean and looked unread. Bargain! Apparently this was her 6th book, written in 2006, so I'm hoping I can track down some of her others.
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-June: 2333.00+.


    Original Debt: 56804 (@02/13). Now: 9141
    . Under 10K at long last.
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 7th Sep 17, 3:41 PM
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    carbootcrazy
    I can't believe this worked twice. After waiting for over a week, the 1 is now approved so I can cash out. This thread is magic!
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    Well done

    I've had a few PA surveys recently but the only ones I got to in time were worth under 1 each. A couple were only paying 20p. At least they were short
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-June: 2333.00+.


    Original Debt: 56804 (@02/13). Now: 9141
    . Under 10K at long last.
    • Procrastinater
    • By Procrastinater 7th Sep 17, 4:50 PM
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    Procrastinater
    Afternoon All,

    I remember some of you from a year or two back. Been off doing other things and am now back to needing to address this again. Hi to those I haven't "Met" yet and to those I have - Hope the interval has treated you all well ?

    Don't really expect to hit the full amount this month, as it takes a while to get in the rhythm and get stuff listed etc, but hell, put me down for the 10 please Aesop and we'll see how it goes.

    And got about 13 pages of posts to read in "Catch up mode"
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 7th Sep 17, 5:42 PM
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    Aesop
    Afternoon All,

    I remember some of you from a year or two back. Been off doing other things and am now back to needing to address this again. Hi to those I haven't "Met" yet and to those I have - Hope the interval has treated you all well ?

    Don't really expect to hit the full amount this month, as it takes a while to get in the rhythm and get stuff listed etc, but hell, put me down for the 10 please Aesop and we'll see how it goes.

    And got about 13 pages of posts to read in "Catch up mode"
    Originally posted by Procrastinater
    hello and wecome back
    Make 10 a day March 2018 40.38

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    February -

    • shariann
    • By shariann 7th Sep 17, 6:27 PM
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    shariann
    I can't believe this worked twice. After waiting for over a week, the 1 is now approved so I can cash out. This thread is magic!
    Originally posted by QueenJess
    I'm going to try this too as waiting for 85p to be verified on pa to cash out
    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 7th Sep 17, 6:39 PM
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    shariann
    10.53 to add from 123 cashback

    26.73 so far

    Bit slow so far so need to up my game but have had busy day at work today as we were 2 staff down so not going to do much this evening.

    Well done to everyone who has made some money - keep up the good work
    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
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 7th Sep 17, 7:39 PM
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    lynnejk
    It's a real page-turner called Grace Falco by an American writer called Chris Niles. It's a thriller where people are not who they seem to be/say they are. So many twists and turns in the plot. A good escapist read, just suits my mood at the moment. I'd never heard of the writer before, the book was a charity shop find for 20p. I couldn't find anything I wanted in the bargain section but this looked the most promising and also was really clean and looked unread. Bargain! Apparently this was her 6th book, written in 2006, so I'm hoping I can track down some of her others.
    Originally posted by carbootcrazy
    Thanks a million - I'll have a look in the library tomorrow

    Just made 1.20 on first survey where I've managed to get past the screening today
    Lx
    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
    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 7th Sep 17, 7:43 PM
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    lynnejk
    Afternoon All,

    I remember some of you from a year or two back. Been off doing other things and am now back to needing to address this again. Hi to those I haven't "Met" yet and to those I have - Hope the interval has treated you all well ?

    Don't really expect to hit the full amount this month, as it takes a while to get in the rhythm and get stuff listed etc, but hell, put me down for the 10 please Aesop and we'll see how it goes.

    And got about 13 pages of posts to read in "Catch up mode"
    Originally posted by Procrastinater
    Hiya and a warm welcome back to the 'Fred'

    I have added you to the list of challengers (post 2) and good luck with the challenge for September
    Lx
    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
    • Felula
    • By Felula 7th Sep 17, 8:59 PM
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    Felula
    an unexpected 5 Love 2 Shop voucher for a follow up in home survey today!

    September total 88.94.
    • ziggy2407
    • By ziggy2407 7th Sep 17, 9:58 PM
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    ziggy2407
    Just a quick update again I'm afraid (really struggling with my mood atm)

    6th September
    RM Surveys - 2.00 love to shop vouchers
    Friend came to collect her dog that we've looked after while she's been away (he's never been in kennels or away from home before and it was good for us too hubby had a heart bypass nearly 3 months ago and having the dog has really encouraged us to get walking more than we would normally) and she brought us a card, flowers and gave us 150

    7th Sepetember
    Ebay - 10 (after fees & postage)

    Also managed to list 6 items on EBay.

    Catch up tomorrow, keep up the great work everyone
    Last edited by ziggy2407; 07-09-2017 at 10:00 PM.
    Make 5 per day Jan - June 18: 818.96/905.00 Make 5 per day July 18: 24.63/155
    • MrsCautious
    • By MrsCautious 8th Sep 17, 7:07 AM
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    MrsCautious
    Just a quick update again I'm afraid (really struggling with my mood atm)

    6th September
    RM Surveys - 2.00 love to shop vouchers
    Friend came to collect her dog that we've looked after while she's been away (he's never been in kennels or away from home before and it was good for us too hubby had a heart bypass nearly 3 months ago and having the dog has really encouraged us to get walking more than we would normally) and she brought us a card, flowers and gave us 150

    7th Sepetember
    Ebay - 10 (after fees & postage)

    Also managed to list 6 items on EBay.

    Catch up tomorrow, keep up the great work everyone
    Originally posted by ziggy2407
    Sorry you're struggling - hope you can feel better soon xx how wonderful to be given 150, sounds much deserved.

    Good luck xx
    • MrsCautious
    • By MrsCautious 8th Sep 17, 7:09 AM
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    MrsCautious
    7.76 topcashback - train tickets bought for work thing and already reimbursed so a complete win as far as I'm concerned!

    2p roadkill !!!55357;!!!56842;

    Have a lovely Friday everyone !!!55357;!!!56856;
    • tryingtoavoiddebt
    • By tryingtoavoiddebt 8th Sep 17, 7:31 AM
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    tryingtoavoiddebt
    Another 15.14 from eBay after fees and another couple of items listed. Must see what else i have though! Hope everyone has a fab Friday x
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 8th Sep 17, 7:51 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Welcome back Procrastinator

    Hope your mood lifts soon Ziggy.......life can be like wading through treacle when you feel low.

    8 tips for yesterday. Things at work are changing fast. Manageress resigned ,and another member of staff let go. Three new staff started and hopefully things will settle down in a few weeks time.
    As ever.....I am doing extra days.

    A question.......I am up to next level on one pulse so 20p for each paying survey. Is there a top level where it doesnt go up anymore?
    I have hear of people on 25p a survey.
    Last edited by Kantankrus Mare; 08-09-2017 at 4:45 PM.
    Make 10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/163.14/Feb 116.10/March 5,060.77/April 160.28/May 124.83/Jun 236.71/July 125.53
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1012.88 miles
    Mortgage...47,07046,09245,626
    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 8th Sep 17, 8:02 AM
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    Aesop
    Welcome back Procrastinator

    Hope your mood lifts soon Ziggy.......life can be like wading through treacle when you feel low.

    8 tips for yesterday. Things at work are changing fast. Manageress resigned , another member of staff let go and I believe there is going to be one more to go next week. Three new staff started and hopefully things will settle down in a few weeks time.
    As ever.....I am doing extra days.

    A question.......I am up to next level on one pulse so 20p for each paying survey. Is there a top level where it doesnt go up anymore?
    I have hear of people on 25p a survey.
    Originally posted by Kantankrus Mare

    Yes not sure what top level is. I may on 26p a survey and am working upto next level.

    Sounds like its all go at work.
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    • Aesop
    • By Aesop 8th Sep 17, 8:05 AM
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    Aesop
    Just a quick update again I'm afraid (really struggling with my mood atm)

    6th September
    RM Surveys - 2.00 love to shop vouchers
    Friend came to collect her dog that we've looked after while she's been away (he's never been in kennels or away from home before and it was good for us too hubby had a heart bypass nearly 3 months ago and having the dog has really encouraged us to get walking more than we would normally) and she brought us a card, flowers and gave us 150

    7th Sepetember
    Ebay - 10 (after fees & postage)

    Also managed to list 6 items on EBay.

    Catch up tomorrow, keep up the great work everyone
    Originally posted by ziggy2407


    I missed the 150. How lovely. What a lovely acknowledgement of your help.

    Well done.

    Hope you feel better. My head feels like it's going to explode. Too much going on.
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    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 8th Sep 17, 8:06 AM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Oh and just checked my bank account and my 25 from prolific has gone in.
    Make 10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/163.14/Feb 116.10/March 5,060.77/April 160.28/May 124.83/Jun 236.71/July 125.53
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1012.88 miles
    Mortgage...47,07046,09245,626
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 8th Sep 17, 8:44 AM
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    carbootcrazy
    Afternoon All,

    I remember some of you from a year or two back
    Originally posted by Procrastinater
    Procrastinater. I remember you too, I wondered where you'd got to. I'm always sad when someone leaves the thread after being a big presence on it, it's like someone leaving home. Welcome back.


    Good luck in getting some money made
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-June: 2333.00+.


    Original Debt: 56804 (@02/13). Now: 9141
    . Under 10K at long last.
    • carbootcrazy
    • By carbootcrazy 8th Sep 17, 9:03 AM
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    carbootcrazy

    Hope your mood lifts soon Ziggy.......life can be like wading through treacle when you feel low.

    8 tips for yesterday. Things at work are changing fast. Manageress resigned , another member of staff let go and I believe there is going to be one more to go next week. Three new staff started and hopefully things will settle down in a few weeks time.
    As ever.....I am doing extra days.
    Originally posted by Kantankrus Mare
    You hit the nail on the head there, KM, with what a struggle it can be when we are feeling low. Been there, done that too many times to want to remember, thankfully not for quite a while though


    Sorry about the upheavals at work. It always adds more to our workload when 'breaking in' new staff doesn't it so I hope things get easier for you very soon
    Make 10 A Day Challenge 2018: Jan-June: 2333.00+.


    Original Debt: 56804 (@02/13). Now: 9141
    . Under 10K at long last.
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