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Shopping Jobs Package"
is a mystery shopper? What do they do?
mystery shopper (also called a 'secret shopper') is someone who
is hired by the owners or management of a store, restaurant, or
other business to pose as a regular customer for the purpose of
learning what the average customer experience is for that establishment.
The mystery shopper is given a 'scenario' or specific assignment,
reports on exactly what happened when he or she visted the store,
and is then paid for doing the mystery shopping assignment. In
this way, owners and management of companies can learn exactly
what the average customer experiences when they visit the store,
and that way they can improve their customer service and increase
Why would anyone pay me to shop at their store?
Store owners and management need to know how to improve their
businesses and better serve their customers. In order to stay
competitive and improve their business model (and therefore their
profits) this information is a necessity, and the only way of
obtaining an unbiased view of what their customers experience
when shopping at their stores is to employ mystery shoppers. The
information provided by mystery shoppers is extremely valuable
to these businesses, and as a result they are more than willing
to pay mystery shoppers for their services - very well. In fact
mystery shopping is a 1.5 Billion dollar industry and has been
around for decades.
Why should I become a mystery shopper
/ secret shopper?
- Work as a Mystery/secret shopper is well suited to anyone who
would benefit from highly flexible hours, relatively high contract
wages, diversity of assignments and easy, fun work! The added
bonus is the advantage of free products and services on certain
How much does a mystery shopper
- Mystery shoppers are paid as independent contractors at a specific
hourly wage. Each assignment has a total time allowance. Efficient
shoppers therefore benefit from a very high hourly wage, in excess
of $10 to $50+ per hour. Less efficient shoppers will make less.
When you take into account the free products and services that
are available on many assignments, the total payable each hour
can rise substantially. Examples of free products and services
that some companies offer include:
- Sit down
dining restaurant meals
many, many, more...
How do I get paid? How long does it take to get paid and get reimbursed
for any shopping I do during the mystery shopping assignment?
- This varies by mystery shopping company. Many pay out immediately
after the assignment is completed, some pay 30 days out from the
assignment. Some pay by direct deposit, others by check through
the mail or via paypal.
Can I do this part-time? Do I have
to take every mystery shopping job I'm offered?
- You decide how much time you're willing to devote to mystery
shopping. Once you've registered with the mystery shopping companies
in our database, they will begin sending you notices of upcoming
mystery shopping assignments in your area (usually they will send
this by email). These notices will describe what the assignment
is, what it entails, and how much it pays, as well as a deadline
they need it done by. You are always free to turn down any mystery
long does a mystery shopping job take to do?
- This also varies depending on the assignment. If a theater needs
someone to go and watch a specific movie, then of course it will
take at least as long as it takes to go to the specific theater,
buy the tickets, watch the show, and leave. Most mystery shopping
assignments only take an hour or so, but it does vary depending
on the assignment. After the assignment is completed, then you'll
need to file your report answering certain specific questions
before the deadline. This usually only takes 5 minutes or so,
and then you're done.
What kind of work do mystery shoppers
- Mystery shoppers select the kind of work they would like to
complete based on availability. The process begins by selecting
a job, receiving a briefing on the assignment, completing the
assignment audit with an on-sight or telephone visit, and finally,
entering the results of that job into the on-line database, e-mail,
mail or fax.
What is the application process?
- The process of applying to work as a mystery shopper is as follows:
- The application
process varies with every company. Some offer on-line applications.
Others prefer you apply or send personal information through
the Postal Service, e-mail or fax. With some you can do either.
- Fill out
the application thoroughly and neatly, as it is the primary
method of decision making for shopper selection.
is done on an as needed basis. However, you will have over 1,200+
companies to select from.
is Mystery Shopping Jobs Package?
- "Mystery Shopping Jobs Package" is a straightforward,
thorough, practical, user friendly guide and resources to vocation
of "mystery shopping". This package is all you need
to get started and learn everything you need to know about mystery
shopping. It comes with 'Get Paid To Shop Guide'
- 121 pages. of pure gold, no hype, no fluff mystery shopping
info, access to 'Mystery Shopping Jobs Directory'
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quickly can I start getting mystery shopping jobs?
- We have over 1,200+ mystery shopping companies in our database.
Once you've started registering with them, most likely you'll
start receiving notices of upcoming mystery shopping assignments
in your area right away. If you live in an area that's pretty
remote or unpopulated it might take a little longer, but because
there are so many mystery shopping companies listed in our database
if you register with most of them it's unlikely you'll have to
wait long for your first mystery shopping assignment. Of course,
if you don't register with very many of the mystery shopping companies
then you will recieve fewer mystery shopping jobs, so it does
depend on you and how many companies you're willing to register
with to a large degree.
If hired, how long will I have to
- Mystery shoppers are given the freedom to select the jobs that
most interest them. Some assignments give large open deadlines,
while others are much more specific. The more experienced the
shopper becomes, the more selection there is. Most jobs do need
to be submitted the same day on which they are physically completed.
How do I receive work?
- Work appears in your "Available Area" each month.
From the jobs available, you may select the jobs that interest
you. You are always told ahead of time what the assignment details
- The exact
location of the assignment
hours for the assignment
of the nature and procedure
What kinds of clients do mystery
shoppers work for?
- Mystery Shoppers work with a variety of businesses including:
- Fast food
- And many,
many, more …
How do mystery shopping companies
- Mystery shopping companies contract with large consumer oriented
businesses to provide research information on the quality of service
delivery. This process is billed on a "per assignment basis."
Who will supervise my work?
- The company will supervise all aspects of fieldwork. There is
always someone available by e-mail or telephone if a shopper has
a problem or question.
Is there work for me in my area
- Your work volume is solely dependent on our clients' current
needs. Once again, you have over 1,200+ companies to choose from.
That is a lot to work with!
If hired, how will I receive payment
for the work that I do?
- All mystery shoppers are paid each month by a payroll company.
Payment options include automatic bank deposit (ABD), mailed check
Western Union is used in some remote areas. Payment is distributed
once per month for payment of all fees earned, as well as reimbursement
for any approved expenses incurred with most companies.
Are there any other benefits to
working as a shopper?
- There are many benefits to working as a mystery shopper. Benefits
extra income potential
benefits of products and services
How do I learn about working as
a mystery shopper?
- Any training that is necessary is usually provided by most companies
for each and every mystery shopper as needed.
Can I refuse certain assignments?
- Yes. You choose only to accept the assignments you are interested
Do I need previous experience?
- You do not need experience to work in this program.
If I live outside of the United
States, Am I still eligible to become a mystery shopper?
- Yes, you may participate in our program from anywhere in the
world. We have many individuals outside of the US and Canada that
are participating in our program and are doing GREAT with it,
and so can you!
Is There A Fee?
We charge a small one time fee for the service we provide because
we do not get compensated by any companies for this service. To
keep the company list fresh, and provide our support and knowledge
we need to invest our time and money in a research by finding
and verifying all the companies regularly. We are charged a fee
for website hosting, marketing, web development and maintenance.
Therefore we cannot deduct members fee associated with providing
this wonderful service to people around the world.
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