Mystery shoppers get paid by the job, not by the hour, so we do not have to wait for the boss to increase our hourly rate. We can make more money per hour by working smarter and more effectively. Here are some simple ways to do so.
Choose assignments wisely. Although each of us has gotten stuck with assignments that turned out to be a lot more time and trouble than they were worth, be wary of any assignment that seems as though it could get complicated (unless, of course, the compensation makes it worthwhile). If there are companies that consistently misrepresent assignments, dump them
Look for familiar assignments. When you do shops for the same client multiple times, you spend less time learning the requirements and preparing per shop. (Of course, always make sure you know the current requirements–they sometimes change.)Continue Reading