I has signed up with several companies to do mystery shopping and have yet to give it a go. I have many friends who have never heard of it an were interested so I though I would post some info and a link to give you more info. It sounds fun and easy I just haven't found the time to get into it.
The Federal Trade Commission explains mystery shopping as:
"Some retailers hire marketing research companies to evaluate the quality of service in their stores; these companies use mystery shoppers to get the information anonymously. They assign a mystery shopper to make a particular purchase in a store or restaurant, for example, and then report on the experience. Typically, the shopper is reimbursed, and can keep the product or service."
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