Urban myths on mystery shopping… true or false?

Urban myths on mystery shopping… true or false?

Think you know mystery shopping? We’re here to look at the most common urban myths and misconceptions around this fast-growing industry! Read on to see if you know your fact from fiction… It’s a scam False, mystery shopping isn’t a scam but you do need to make sure you’re providing your services to a reputable …

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The secret to becoming a video mystery shopper

The secret to becoming a video mystery shopper…

Have you ever seen video mystery shopping assignments advertised and wanted to apply, but didn’t? Being a video mystery shopper has lots of perks including great rates of pay, a huge range of scenarios, and it’s fun. If you, like us, like to see people shine, and capture team members at their best (who might …

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Why Mystery Shopping Really Is Accessible For All

Why Mystery Shopping Really Is Accessible For All

We love working with our fab community of mystery shoppers, and with hundreds of new assignments available each month, there’s always an exciting way to earn extra extra income, right around the corner. Mystery shopping is an accessible way of working for so many different companies and many of our shoppers tell us that it’s …

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A Shopper’s Review – Completing a Website Assessment Mystery Shop

As my full time job is office-based, I use websites every day, so I liked the sound of a website assessment and it is exactly what it says on the tin; companies often want to ensure that their websites are working as expected and that customers can find what they are looking for, so they …

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A shopper’s review – Completing a Charity Fundraiser Mystery Shop

Feeling pretty confident after my first assignment went so well, I was looking forward to doing another and so I decided to apply for a Fundraiser Assessment. For this particular assignment, I was asked to visit a charity stand in a supermarket and to ‘sign up’ as a donor for the charity. This meant I …

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A Shopper’s Review – What is was like when registering as a Mystery Shopper

I first signed up as a shopper in February 2020. I found the process of registering fairly straightforward; you go to the website (www.mystery-shoppers.co.uk) and click “Become a Shopper” on the landing page. Once you have entered your basic information, read and accepted the Privacy Notice and the Contract for Services, you eventually receive a …

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Shopper Tips – Do you want to know how to make your assessment forms mistake free?

It’s easy to make a typo when completing your assessment forms, a way around this is to download Grammarly which is a free spelling and grammar extension for your web browser. If you click on this link https://www.grammarly.com/ you will see a green button ‘Add to Chrome it’s free’ or ‘Add to Firefox it’s free’ depending on what browser you are …

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Shopper Scams

How to Spot Shopper Scams

Unfortunately, many scammers make contact with people via email, text, direct message, phone calls or letters and use fake mystery shopping assignments as a way to try to extract money out of people. Here is some advice on how to spot a scam: Genuine companies will use a company email address like we do (@mystery-shoppers.co.uk). …

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