Retailers Employ cheap Spys

” Retailers can now recruit members of the public to spy on their store presentation with an iphone app called field agent. Users of the application can already paying shoppers to provide retailers with in-store intelligence such as competitor pricing or staff performance. Its also a marketing tool as its bringing the field agent into the store to complete a simple task. Some retailers have already reported success and users say they use its GPS system to find quick jobs in their area when they are out and about. What is Field Agent? Its an app that begins with a Client (who needs information) creating a job requesting specific information via the www.fieldagent.net website. Field Agent then reviews and broadcasts a request to Agents, (iPhone users in the field) who have installed the Field Agent App. Agents use their iPhones to collect and return information and get paid for the service. Payments can range from $3 to $8, depending on the jobs degree of difficulty.œNow more than ever, companies are looking for ways to efficiently gain field intelligence on products and services, said Kelly Miller, Co-Founder of Field Agent. œIn an economy where unemployment is near record levels, its rewarding to be part of an idea that can create income for thousands of people. Most jobs are in everyday locations where Agents live. Information requested by Clients might include: retail pricing and display information, event images, photos of items for sale and consumer surveys that can be completed anywhere an iPhone can be used. Field Agent uses the built-in tools of the iPhone to provide accurate and relevant information that is transmitted back to Clients. Agent history, GPS location, time and date stamps and photo confirmations are all ways to ensure data is returned to Clients accurately with verification. Whats more, Clients and Agents will help us refine the many uses weve not even thought of,  said Miller. œWe see a lot of potential with this app, where Clients will help us identify new solutions where Field Agents can play a key role in delivering data. According to Miller Field Agent is designed to have thousands of Agents ready to gather information and offer feedback on products and services at a moments notice. That is a powerful business tool! Field Agent is a joint venture between Mill Creek Software and North Star Partnering Group, based in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Agents should visit the Apple App Store to download the free Field Agent App. Clients and Agents can visit www.fieldagent.net for more details on how create and deliver jobs.”

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