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Mystery Shopping on vacation

Hi Queen Buzzy, Our family is taking a vacation this summer, going to the East-Coast to check out all the historical sites and all…you mentioned in class that you can shop while you travel.  How does that work? -Winnebag-a-go-go Shopping … Continue reading

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Make money with other types of market research

Hi Queen Buzzy, I’ve been Mystery Shopping for a few months now, and I love it!  You are right that it isn’t consistent though…and now that the Holidays are approaching, I was thinking about doing something else part-time just to … Continue reading

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Can I tell my friends that I’m a Mystery Shopper?

Hiya Queen! I loved your mystery shopper book and video and have been shopping for a little over a month now.  The checks are just now starting to come in and I’m so happy!  I’ve been wanting to tell my … Continue reading

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Internet Surveys: Real or Scam?

Dear Buzzzzzy, I’ve seen a ton of websites that claim I can make money doing Internet surveys. Have you done these? Can you make money or is it all just a scam? -Survey Sam Hi Sam, You can make money … Continue reading

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What are Reward and Revealing Shops?

Hi Queen, Yesterday, I got an offer for a Reward shop.  What is this? -Rewarding Rebecca Hi Rebecca, Reward shops can also be called Revealing shops.  They are when you are required to give up your identity as a Mystery … Continue reading

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Do Disney Cruise Lines get shopped?

Hey Buzz, Can you tell me who shops Walt Disney Cruise Lines?  I’m also interested in doing Panera, or Shell Gas Stations…I can’t seem to find out who shops these companies, and I don’t want to waste any more time! … Continue reading

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Why we work from home

Over the years, I have asked my newsletter subscribers why they visited my site. Anytime I feel bored, blue, frustrated, or don’t feel like working on the seemingly endless projects that I have going on with this site, I like … Continue reading

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Mystery Shopping bait and switch

Queen B: What does “bait and switch” mean in mystery shopping?  I can’t quite figure it out. -baiting betty Hi Betty! “Bait and Switch” is a practice with some not-so-nice Mystery Shopping companies.  It’s a rare occurrence, thankfully, but can … Continue reading

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Can I bring the kids on a mystery shop?

This week on Mystery Shopping Monday, we’re going to explore the idea of bringing kids and other people on shops with you…inspired by the inquiry below. Hi Buzzy, I was recently assigned a movie theatre shop, and 2 restaurants.  I’m … Continue reading

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Manage your money with these seven quick tips

If you don’t mind your money, other people will be happy to take it from you. It’s as simple as that. People can and will take advantage of you, over-charge you, steal from you or otherwise find ways to have … Continue reading

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