Mobee Secret Shopper Insights: August Back-to-School Mission

Back-to-school 2021 was an interesting time. For many students, it has been over a year since they returned to the classroom in person. Some students are enrolled in a hybrid model or are still fully remote. And for others, they will remain homeschooled.   We decided to launch an Anywhere Mission to help understand the state of back-to-school. Here is a breakdown of our August Back-to-School Mission, with 140 results from y’all!  When You Started Back-to-School Shopping   Most of you started …

How to Make Money on the Go with Secret Shopping

This is a guest post by one of our Bees, Braeden Morgan. Do you wish that you could make money outside of your day job? If so, a side hustle might be the right thing for you.  Secret shopping is one of the best side gigs that take up little time and pay well at the same time. And it’s …

Mobee Secret Shopper Insights: Amazon Prime Day 2021

Amazon has been in the news a lot lately. Prime Day 2021 just passed a little over a month ago. CEO Jeff Bezos recently stepped down and he also joined his brother and a few others on a trip into space.  With everything going on, we wanted to learn more about your experience with Amazon, as well as your opinion on online shopping in general. Here are the insights from 501 of your responses to our Amazon …

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5 Top-notch Tips for Sneaky Snapshots

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Hillory Hughes. When completing Mobee missions, capturing high-quality photos can sometimes be challenging, especially if a store associate is on to you.  Here are five top-notch tips for capturing the best sneaky snapshots! These sure-fire tricks will help ensure your Missions get approved.   No. 1: Silence Your Cell Phone  Just like at the movie theatres, …

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Mobee Secret Shopper Insights: May 2021

Do you remember our Shop ‘Til You Drop Mission? It’s been running for a few months, and in May we received 2,966 validated responses from Bees! We wanted to share the data so that you could see the results of your hard work. Let’s get into it!  Which Stores Were Included?  This Mission was completed across many different retail channels.   This is what the pins …

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Mystery Shopping: What It Is and How You Can Make Money from It

This is a guest post from one of our Bees, Dale Calaway.   Mystery shopping has been around since the late 1990s. But many people are not sure what is behind the mystery of mystery shopping. In this blog, one of our Bees, Dale Calaway, uncovers the secrets behind mystery shopping to help you decide if it is right for you.  What is Mystery Shopping?   Mystery shopping, also known as …

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Mobee Secret Shopper Insights: April 2021

Do you remember our Shop ‘Til You Drop Mission? It was running in April, and during that month we received 3,663 validated responses from Bees!  We wanted to share with you the data so that you could see the results of your hard work. Let’s get into it! Shop ‘Til You Drop Mission Overview This Mission was completed across many different retail channels. The first set of …

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What to Do When You Get Caught Taking Photos In-Store

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins. Secret shopping is fun until you get caught. And answering probing questions from a skeptical store representative can be scary. In these situations, you might not be sure what you should say. You also might be scared that they will ask you to leave the store. Your …

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5 Unorthodox Ways to Earn Mobee Points

This is a guest post written by one of our Bees, Stephanie Modkins There are many ways to earn points with Mobee. Completing featured Missions, earning bonus points, referring friends, and winning Bee of the Month and Busiest Bee. But there are also some ways to earn points that you are probably overlooking. In this blog, we will share 5 …