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Be a Mystery Shopper with Anonymous Insights

anonymous shopperAnonymous Insights in located near Columbus, Ohio, and they offer mystery shopping opportunities all over the country, not just in Central Ohio. Anonymous Insights prefers to work with companies who are looking to recognize and reward their employees who are meeting expectations. This company prides themselves in the quality of the service they provide. In addition, they believe that they treat their shoppers like family. Their website says that they are always looking for good mystery shoppers.

As always, you should never pay a fee to get a job, and this company is no different. You will not have to pay a fee to start working. In fact, they point this out on their website, and warn you against companies who require a fee to work with them!

What is Mystery Shopping?

Many businesses use mystery shopping as a tool to determine what the "average" customer thinks about their service or product. You may be asked to evaluate a number of things, including:

  • the cleanliness of the establishment
  • the helpfulness of the employees
  • the quality of a product
  • the ease of ordering
  • the ease of finding what you need in a store
  • and more!

    As a mystery shopper, you will be required to visit a business location, observe, and fill out a detailed questionnaire after you leave. You will need to be observant and objective, so that you report only the facts. The information that you provide is very helpful to the client. They might use your report to make improvements to their service or product. It will also help them to identify areas in which they excel, in addition to areas in which additional training for employees might be needed. The information you provide may even be instrumental in determining an associate's bonus! Now you see why it's so important that you provide thorough, factual information.

    As a mystery shopper with Anonymous Insights, you will be an Independent Contractor. As such, you will fill out an Independent Contractor Agreement when you fill out an applications. All of this information will be entered into a database, which will be used to find shoppers for available assignments. An Independent Contractor accepts assignments on a project-by-project basis for a previously agreed upon fee. Anonymous Insights will not withhold or pay any taxes for you. You will be responsible for all of this yourself. It's important that you keep accurate records so that you can file your tax return and pay all required income taxes.

    In order to become a shopper for Anonymous Insights, Inc., you must be willing to agree and adhere to the MSPA Code of Professional Standards and Ethics Agreement for Mystery Shoppers.

    mystery shopperWhat about the pay?

    You will be paid for jobs completed in a timely manner. You will be paid via check, and you should receive this check no later than the 15th of the month for all of the shops you successfully completed in the month prior. For example, if you complete a shop in June 1st, June 13, and June 27th, you would be paid for all 3 shops no later than July 15th. Payment varies, determined by the length and complexity of each shop. A typical payment ranges from $5 to $50. You will also be reimbursed for any goods or services that you're required to pay for as a part of the assignment.

    The number of shops available to you will vary depending on where you live, but you can accept as many shops as you can do. There is a specific time frame for each assignment, and you must complete any assignments you select within that time. If something comes up and you can't complete an assignment you selected, you will be required to call or email your Account Manager as soon as you can. This way, the shop can be assigned to another shopper so that the shop can be completed per the client's request.

    You are allowed to, and even encouraged to, work for other mystery shopping companies in addition to Anonymous Insights. The more mystery shopping assignments that you complete, the more skills you will develop, and the better you will become at your job.

    If you would like to learn more about Anonymous Insights, please visit the

    Anonymous Insights Website

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