My $500 Mystery Shopping Adventure

January 23, 2019

7 Grocery stores $298 Bank account opening $80 Car dealership $50 Motorcycle dealership $75 Total $503 Getting ready for the holidays and all the extra spending involved, makes the avid mystery shopper want to do a little bit of extra work if they can.  I want to tell you about a stellar shopping day I…

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5,000 Shops and Still Counting

January 15, 2019

By Diane Snyder As I celebrate 10 years of mystery shopping, I can count 5,000 shops successfully completed. Of the over 5,000 shops I’ve done over this time, I’ve been ‘outed’ as a shopper twice, flaked once and had ‘technical difficulties’ that prevented me from a successful completion three times. 5,000 shops is not too…

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PERKS YOU CAN CARRY HOME IN A BAG!

January 10, 2019

People become mystery shoppers for many reasons. There are those who need the money to supplement their basic living expenses, and others who earmark their mystery shopping income for desperately needed vacations. Some folks on fixed incomes depend on their shop incomes to pay for their medications, and some people simply use the money for…

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Apartment shops pay well, but is it worth the pay?

January 10, 2019

In the quest for new assignments, shoppers are often attracted to the higher paying shops. In my experience, that list would include apartment mystery shops. These assignments require you to visit apartment communities and pose as a potential renter. This is something that most adults have some experience with, so it seems like an easy…

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Make Money as a Mystery Shopper in 2019

January 3, 2019

Let’s make some money in the New Year. First you need to sign up with new or new to you mystery shop companies. Mystery Shop Magazine has a long list of potential companies (Click Here), and I will provide links to companies in this article as well. Programs, like Last Pass, a password manager help…

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