Hello and welcome to my second extra income report! (You can see last month’s here.)
They say money is the last taboo. So why am I publishing my earnings?
Well, the Boost My Budget project has two purposes:
- To help me earn more money
- To help you earn more money!
By sharing honestly exactly how much I managed to make each month and where it came from, I hope my income reports will be a genuinely useful resource for anyone else looking to make a bit of extra cash.
Also, sharing my income will help me hold myself accountable and will hopefully motivate me to increase that figure each month!
I hope that seeing how a normal person like me with a full time job is managing to make a bit of extra money on the side will encourage you to do the same. I probably never would have got started without some of the other bloggers’ income reports out there showing me what is possible.
Anyway, without further ado, let’s see how much I made in my second month of trying to make extra money!
My extra income in November 2016
I started investigating ways to make money online in September 2016. This is just the second full month I have been side hustling, and I am only including money that was paid into my account in November 2016.
The grand total for my first full month of side hustling is £206.01.
Let’s see the breakdown of how I made it:
Matched betting: £176.84
Matched betting was my biggest earner again this month (and I expect it to be for the foreseeable future!). I made £469.59 from matched betting in October, so my earnings are down a bit, for a few reasons which I might put in a separate post. Still, for me this is an amazing amount of money for something I do in a few spare hours every week! I am still building up my matched betting bank to be able to bet more often, and am starting to get to a level where I can bet more often. Looking forward to December!
Website testing: £23.60
OnePulse is an app that lets you earn money on your phone with short, easy surveys. Recommended as an easy way to earn a bit of pocket money.
Qmee: £0.42 (hah!)
I tested out Qmee this month, but it wasn’t really a great use of my time.
No expenses this month. I paid off my subscription to Profit Accumulator (the matched betting service) in September and October, so this month was pure profit!
Total profit for November
My total profit for November was £206.01.
Overall, I am happy with my November earnings.
I was initially disappointed that I didn’t make as much as I did in October. Still, then I remembered that just three months ago, I was desperate for more money and didn’t have a clue about earning from home. I was actually considering getting a second job waitressing or something after my 9 to 6 office job, because I didn’t know of any other way to make money.
Well, it would have taken almost 30 hours to make this much on the minimum wage – and I made it all at home, in my spare time, on the sofa with a cup of tea!
I’m so glad that I started researching how to make money online, and discovered matched betting!
My goal for December is to make £400. It will be tough because I’ll be away for a while at the end of the month, but I’m planning to hit the matched betting hard in the next couple of weeks, and I’m feeling confident!
Please check back and see how I do 🙂
Any questions or comments? Ask me below!
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