As the long, long winter of 2018 begins to fade away in memory – there is nothing better than a warm Spring day to scream – ROAD TRIP!
And why not make that road trip a productive, profitable one?
Whether you are traveling 20, 200, or 2000 miles, this one website can help you to organize your mystery shops along the way.
While we have typically advised NOT to pay to find mystery shops – this is one of the exceptions to the rule.
At a very affordable rate.
I’m going to tell you about it in a minute. But first, let’s talk for a minute about focus and planning!
The key to making more money as a mystery shopper is to be organized.
And to use the best tools available to you.
There are a lot of mystery shopping companies to work for. And a lot of mystery shopping jobs to which you can be assigned. But how do you keep track of it all?
You can utilize tools on your computer. Calendars, word docs, or spreadsheets like this one.
Using technology can help you keep track of what you have committed to and what you have completed.
The most successful people, however, will tell you to not only keep track of what you are doing, but to plan how it will fit into your life!
One of the tools I use for focus and planning is Michael Hyatt’s Full Focus Planner. It not only helps you keep track of your everyday tasks, it provides you with a place to make sure those tasks help you to get to your goals.
Like making your mystery shopping more profitable!
Once you are focused and have your big plan to make more money with mystery shopping – then plan your work!
Looking for mystery shops is time-consuming.
Especially when you are signed up with many companies (as you should be).
This one website, however, is a posting place for multiple mystery shopping companies.
Check out Route Shoppers https://www.routeshoppers.com/
The map shows the mystery shops that need to be filled from multiple mystery shopping companies.
It isn’t a simple one-step way to get jobs. You still need to log into each mystery shopping company to apply for the shop. (Put this in your daily task planner). And wait to be assigned.
But using this site will provide you with the opportunity to see many more shops in your area – or the area where you are traveling – at a glance.
The YouTube tutorial provides you with information about how to best use the map. Audio, video, and standard mystery shops are color coded. If you only want to see a certain type of shop, you can select the right filters.
There are so many great ways to utilize this site to make it work effectively and efficiently for YOU!
Don’t keep your mystery shopping business focused on just one area! If you set goals for taking on more assignments, extend your shopping area to beyond your hometown, turn personal trips into a money-making business trip, you will make your mystery shopping more profitable!
Start to use one or all of these three tools this week!
- Market Viewpoint’s Shopping Assignment Log
- Michael Hyatt’s Full Focus Planner
- Route Shoppers Website
Tell us your thoughts about the tools we’ve recommended! How they work for you (or not) and what other resources you use to plan, organize, and track your mystery shopping earnings. Comment below or on our Facebook page!
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