Company Overview: There isn’t a lot of information about this mystery shopping company on their website. Likewise, this is one of the few instances in which there isn’t much to learn on the Mystery Shop Forum. A big part of the problem in trying to research this company is that another mystery shopping company has an almost identical name – Guest Check Inc.
This has caused a lot of confusion among forum members. When reading over the commentary on the forum, it can be difficult, if not impossible to tell which entity members are referring to.
Our purpose today is to provide you with identifying information so that you will know with certainty which mystery shopping company is which.
GuestCheck Inc., the subject of this article, has its name combined in one word. The other company’s name is two words. The website address for the mystery shopping company featured today is www.guestcheckinc.com. The other company’s address is www.theguestcheck.com.
Furthermore, GuestCheck Inc. is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The other MSC is based in Golden, Colorado. Both have checkmarks in their logos. In the GuestCheck logo, the checkmark precedes the name. In the other logo, the checkmark follows the name. Here’s is the logo you’re looking for:
So now that we’ve clarified which company we are reviewing, onto more about the subject of this article.
GuestCheck started operations in 1999. It serves all states as well as Canada.
The types of industries evaluated by GuestCheck include restaurants, grocery stores, lodging, retail, financial institutions, salons and spas, and automotive.
To sign up with GuestCheck, visit their website at the address provided above. Double-check the logo to ensure you are on the correct site.
Click on the “About” tab, followed by “Become A Shopper”. There will be a brief application, followed by a space for narrative regarding your work history. After submitting your completed registration, a confirmation comment will be shown stating that you have been added to the company’s list of applicants. No other information is provided regarding the next required steps in activating yourself as a shopper.
Also, information is lacking concerning payment policies both on the website and on the Mystery Shop Forum.
GuestCheck does not post open assignment opportunities on the Mystery Shop Forum job board.
Comments from shoppers on www.mysteryshopforum about GuestCheck are few. One posting mentioned that the report forms were “weird” and “difficult to navigate”. Another forum member said that assignment instructions were not specific enough, and resulted in the shop visit being rejected.
We here at Mystery Shopper Magazine hope that this article will help to generate some conversation on the forum about this mystery shopping company. We look forward to being able to update this company review with more tangible information.
Personal Experience: This MSC has not yet contacted me regarding any assignment opportunities in my area.