Category Archives: Small Business Tips

3 Tips to Help Mystery Shoppers Fight Procrastination

Thank you for reading this blog post/email/social media post. (I’m not sure how you got here!) Especially if you are reading it the first time you opened the email or came across the post. You didn’t procrastinate! Life is busy. … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

As we wind down the summer and celebrate a long holiday weekend, we want to say Thank You to all our shoppers for the endless hours of labor you put in to conduct your assignments. And the time you spend … Continue reading

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Make the Next 17 Mondays Count for Your Mystery Shopping Business

A friend of mine is planning on retiring close to the end of this year. He’s been counting since January. January 2016, that is! On his fireplace mantle is a set of blocks that reads “XX Mondays to My Retirement”. … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Build a Profitable Mystery Shopping Business

We’ve shared with you how to get started in mystery shopping.  Once started, however, how do you continue to build a profitable mystery shopping business? As every spirited entrepreneur knows, after you start (and sometimes you need a good kick … Continue reading

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How Much are You Paid for Mystery Shops?

If you look at the mystery shopping message boards and social media groups, you’ll find a lot of people griping about the fees that are paid for mystery shops. And you’ll find a lot of people not saying too much … Continue reading

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Watch This Now! Staying Organized to Achieve Your Goals

How do you stay organized and get it all done? As a mystery shopper, there are a lot of pieces to keep in place. Looking for jobs, applying for assignments, interacting with schedulers and account managers, conducting your shops, gathering … Continue reading

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How to Vacation When You Have a Home-Based Business

Do you get a vacation when you have a home-based business? If you have a home-based mystery shopping business there are likely people in your life who think you are on vacation all year-round. But we know that is not … Continue reading

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