Category Archives: Secret Shopping

How to Go Mystery Shopping with Kids in Tow

The best advice that can be shared about mystery shopping with kids is – DON’T! However, many stay at home moms and dads pick up mystery shopping gigs as a way to supplement the household income. And to stay in … Continue reading

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How to Get Started in Mystery Shopping

Last week, ABC News aired a piece on mystery shopping. The short, informative piece started a flurry of activity and interest on line about mystery shopping. So how do you start mystery shopping? As stated in the video, it is … Continue reading

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Mystery Shopping Assignments – Having it Your Way!

Just like the vintage Burger King slogan “Have it your way”– we would all like to have everything our way, wouldn’t we? That applies to a lot of things in life, but in this case, we are talking mystery shopping … Continue reading

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The 11 Top Requirements to Be a Mystery Shopper

With well over 170 mystery shopping companies listed as part of MSPA-NA, the industry’s trade organization, mystery shoppers are in demand. And there are many more companies who are not part of MSPA. We are all part of an industry … Continue reading

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We Want to Hear from You

Communication wears many hats these days. Email, text, messaging through social media or games we play and more. There is the good old telephone – be it a cell or one of those pre-historic landlines (which are still vital in … Continue reading

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How Super Easy is this Shop?

Reading the posts on forums and social media mystery shopping groups, we see a lot of shoppers complaining about the headline or subject lines ‘super easy shop’ or ‘fun shop’. Several people have written to share how they feel deceived, … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely!

Choosing, by definition, is to select from a number of possibilities. A quick internet search reveals most sources agree that the average American makes about 35,000 choices each day. There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Simple math calculation – … Continue reading

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