Remember to take your Vitamin B!

  Vitamin B for Belief: Mystery shopping is great but not a ‘realistic’ future goal. While it is a nice hobby to have, you cannot really make a living out of it.   NONSENSE! Do not listen to toxic people. Toxic people are convinced that everything is impossible, and they are quick to shoot down ideas. They will poison your mind into a state of hopelessness. Don’t let them steal your energy just because they have lost...

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Take Your Vitamins!

  You are probably thinking I have lost my mind and wondering what do vitamins have to do with the Market Research industry. I assure you my mind is still mostly intact and if you read on, you will understand why it fits our industry perfectly. In fact, it fits most industries well and if you start taking them today, your business career will benefit. This post is the first in a series of five. So make sure to sign up for our newsletter to...

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Video Shopping Training in Las Vegas

Video Shopping Training in Las Vegas

    Kathy Hart, an experienced company representative and top video shopping expert, will lead an on-site IMSC Video Shopping Training Workshop during the Las Vegas IMSC Conference at the Flamingo on November 21st, 2014. To register, please sign-up below. Las Vegas Video training Option 1 $75.00...

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“Don’t give up!”

“Don’t give up!”   I love a good bargain! I bought a palm tree at Lowes that was in the clearance section for $10.00. The regular price marked $198.00. I was feeling quite proud, let me tell you. I was proud of the fact that I save $188.00, proud of the fact that I was saving a tree and proud of the fact that it was a mystery shopping job so I would have my money returned to me.   While I am at the register paying and listening...

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You are just one blogger!

Tumblr.com shows it has over 101.7 Million blogs with 44.6 Billion blogs WordPress.com has over 63 Million blogs Livejournal reports to have 62.6 million blogs Weebly states it has over 12 million blogs Blogster has over 582,754 blogs So, get off your high horse! It is not often that I get really annoyed, but today I am annoyed! I read a post from a blogger who has happened to get lucky and hit a lot of readers. One of those readers happened to...

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Whose fault is it? Who cares?

  Kahlil Gibran said, “Our worst fault is our preoccupation with the faults of others.” I could not agree more. There is not a day that goes by that I do not see a shopper, scheduler, editor or company owner finding the fault with someone else, other than them in our industry. The shopper blames the scheduler, editor or company owner. The schedulers and editors blame the shopper or company owner. The company owner blames the shopper,...

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