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How to Apply to Become a Mystery Shopper

Apr 13, 2008
Are you interested in becoming a mystery shopper, someone who goes into different types of businesses and takes down information so the owner or manager can make needed improvements? If so, you are among the tens of thousands of other people in the United States who earn extra money by shopping. The key to being accepted, is to know the right way to apply to become a mystery shopper. In this article, we will provide you with helpful tips to make the process easier and more successful.

The first step to apply to become a mystery shopper is to register with the companies that you know are credible but also ones that provide assignments in which you would be interested. Typically, the process is simple but it is essential that you provide all requested information with honesty and integrity. After all, these characteristics are two of the most important when it comes to being accepted. Just be careful that you avoid any companies asking for money, especially large amounts, to join since most reputable companies are free.

After you have made the decision to apply to become a mystery shopper, you may want to consider taking the next step to become certified. Certification in this industry means that you will have to complete a test, and it may help you to secure a coveted shopper position with a top rated company.

If you choose to complete this certification step, you will generally have to go through a short application process, many times offered online. Keep in mind when you are filling out this form that there are many companies looking for qualifies shoppers, so try not to be intimidated by the application process.

After you have completed these steps, your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of the company's decision. If you are not accepted by the first company, don't be discouraged, as there are many other opportunities available. If you are accepted, you will begin to become notified of the available shopper opportunities in your immediate area and you will be able to select the ones that you would like to complete and the ones that you would prefer not to complete.

Overall when you choose to apply to become a mystery shopper, you will have to put a little time and effort into it. There are a few top companies which you can apply to if you get stuck and these include KSS International, MPSA and A-Closer-Look. It might be a good idea to apply to a few different companies just so you have more chance of being selected.
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