Why you Should Consider Being a Mystery Shopper

how to become a secret shopperThere are lots of cool jobs out there, if you know how to look for it. How did Bear Grylls become a cool survival expert? How did Anthony Bourdain become the worst ass of all chefs? How did Kim Jong Un become a national divinity? Well, maybe it is just by pure luck. There is another cool job for you that you may not have thought of – a mystery shopper. Sounds cool, right? What is a mystery shopper?

A mystery shopper is someone hired by an establishment or business in order to get inside information about the workings of their business. For example, if a store owner wants to know why they do not have a lot of customers and it seems like people are not interested with their goods, the owner hires a mystery shopper to go into his establishment to pretend to be a costumer. The mystery shopper then evaluates how the service is, what looks attractive to a costumer, and scrutinizes every detail that may influence a costumer’s mind. So why become a mystery shopper?

Being a mystery shopper is kind of like being a spy. Again, it sounds cool, right? Except you don’t get to have guns or have expensive cars. Being a mystery shopper requires skill and you have to be familiar with a client’s business in order for them to get useful and insightful information.

The next question is  how to become a mystery shopper? Many websites are looking for potential mystery shoppers. All you have to do is register and fill up some basic information about you. They would then assess in what field you will be most useful. If they’re looking for a mystery shopper for, let’s say a health spa, and you have had past experience working as a physical therapist then you would be most advantageous in that department. There are many other fields and companies that you may suit your skills well as a mystery shopper. Once they found the right field for you, they would contact you and will fill you in with the details such as pay rates, timetables, and other such details. Some jobs may last for just an afternoon but there are also jobs that will last for a few days, depending on the nature of the work. You can get more information about secret shopping on Medium.com.

Why become a mystery shopperIf you think you’ve got what it takes to be a mystery shopper, all you have to do is register. For all you know, it could be lots of fun. If you want to earn some cash, you should consider being a mystery shopper. You will be paid and you get to have free food, service and other free stuff. Now that’s a really cool way to earn some cash!