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Sentry Marketing WORST company

Sentry Marketing has the worst schedulers and site ever. The schedulers don't give you enough info to complete a shop and there is error page on site so you can't get guidelines. They have you pay all out of pocket and then reject your shop. I bet they send report... Continue Reading

Sentry paypal

Anybody got payment via paypal from Sentry Marketing?... Continue Reading

sentry website down?

Hi, i could not login to the main portal, do you guys experience the same thing? I can only login to the task portal.... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing payment?

I did a shop for Sentry on April 12th that cost me a pretty penny out of pocket. Their website says they pay within 60 days. It's now 61 days after April 12th and the shop is still "pending" on their board, despite also being accepted. Does anyone have any... Continue Reading

Sentry scheduling question

Hey guys, I need advice. I had a shop scheduled for yesterday, but I got the stomach bug and nothing would go down. I sent an email asking to reschedule to today. I didn't hear back. I sent another email today and haven't heard anything, I also called the company and... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing Group

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Sentry and Feedback

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Help Please -- Sentry Marketing

Hi Folks, I am an experienced mystery shopper. I have shopped with many companies over the past 6-7 years and have rarely had issues with shopper payment. This is first time I had this situation and I need some advice. I did some massage shops in December for Sentry Marketing.... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing Corp Owes Money and it is a Scam

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Sentry Marketing - payment problems?

I did massage shop for Sentry marketing . When I went to enter the shop on Prophet, the shop was not there. I emailed the scheduler immediately and she told me that she would talk to I.T. to get it restored. Meanwhile she asked me to email her the... Continue Reading


I am filling out their application and good heavens! 250-300 words about my last dinning experience! If I had known that, I would have asked to go into the kitchen!... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing

I just had a shop show up as accepted and done. I then look at the payment schedule and it shows the fee, bonus and reimbursement. Then I see a Content Deduction of the amount of bonus. What is that about? I only took it because... Continue Reading

How long does it take to get approved as a shopper for Sentry Marketing?

I was going to begin a new thread, but the top one was about Sentry, so I figured I'd piggyback (hope that's okay!) :) Does anyone know how long it takes for an application to be approved? I applied on 8/5 and haven't received a second email from them and want... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing

I applied for them. Received an e-mail to do the enrollment. Was told my application was accepted and to wait for a user name and password. According to the page, it said 24 hours. It's been over that. Do I contact them or do they... Continue Reading Payments

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Sentry Marketing deactivating you for no reason?

So, I completed a couple shops for Sentry and then a couple weeks later I tried to log in and I find out they've deactivated me. I emailed them several times and they would not email me back. So I gave up and decided I did not want to work... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing: Feedback Requested

I have never worked for Sentry and request your feedback on the company and schedulers. Thank you so!... Continue Reading

SENTRY MARKETING: Your valued feedback please

Just wondered how their reports are and if they pay on time. How is the shop for their popular hamburger chain please???? Thanks in advance everybody.... Continue Reading

TSMG The Sentry Marketing Group

Has anyone had difficulty getting responses from TSMG? I have emailed them three times letting them know that I want the shops, but cannot self-assign because the Certifications that I have taken and passed (and show up in my profile) are not recognized by the program, preventing me from... Continue Reading

sentry marketing

Tried to log in. Is the website being worked on? recieving error messages.... Continue Reading


I have been shopping for 20+ years and receiving "thank you's" and 9 our of 10 or 10 out of 10 on most shops until I signed up with Sentry. There is a new food establishment in town and I wanted to shop them so I signed up with... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing

Sentry Marketing is a terrible company to shop for. I was lied to regarding bonus pay, quick pay, and then after 3 months of inquiring regarding my payment, I received an email stated my report had been rejected by the client. Stay away. Terrible website and unreliable... Continue Reading

NOT happy with Sentry Marketing!

Sentry recently sent me an e-mail soliciting feedback on their new website and I took time out of my day to log in and poke around and provide what I thought was some constructive criticism. I was honest, and yes blunt, saying it was not user-friendly and pointing out specific... Continue Reading

How is Sentry Marketing

I found an old thread about them. Are they okay now ? Thanks in advance. S.... Continue Reading

No Communication From SENTRY At All...

Greetings, I haven't EVER been able to get a live person at SENTRY Marketing, Ever. I had to decline one shop after I had accepted it because I didn't find out until AFTER I had accepted it that the second person was a requirement, Not an option, AND I was to... Continue Reading


I just spent two hours+ looking for my original post regarding this company. So I am back. Six months ago I registered with this company. But b/c of the blouhaha that was being discussed on this forum about this company, I got a headache. I postponed myself from... Continue Reading

Sentry Warning

I just saw on their job board. Do you Copy and Paste ****We have found some shoppers are coping and pasting the same descriptive comments/answers for questions from previous shops to a current shop and/or from one question to the next within a current shop. Should we discover content is being coped,... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing Group Survey

Today I got an e-mail from Dave and he wanted me to fill out a survey about what I liked or didn't like about Sentry Marketing. Did anyone else get this survey and do you think it will help some of the minor problems that we all have encountered.... Continue Reading

Problem with Sentry Marketing Group

I was offered a shop at a seafood restaurant that is 16 miles from my home. The pay would be $5 and I would be reimbursed $30 for food for myself and one other person. My bill came to $37.39 and I left a $5 tip. The company expects you... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing Group

Is this group legit? Bob... Continue Reading

SENTRY Marketing deduct payment unreasonably

I was surprised when I received feedback from Sentry marketing that payment was deducted for being late. For the shop that I did for them, I was supposed to receive a follow up call before I can submit the shop. So, I hold the report for another day before I... Continue Reading

The Sentry Marketing Group, any input?

I did a search and found nothing.... Continue Reading

Anybody know them

Hi I found a website from this forum which was and on that site, i found a MS job board. This job board has so many new jobs posted by different companies and this one was there. Anybody done any shop for them or used the website or the job... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing

There is a large discussion on volition as to Sentry Marketing's credibility. Many are saying unflattering things as being docked unfairly, and not being paid. I recently completely 2 shops which looked good on paper and turned out to be nightmare. In one case, the report would not accept an "N/A",... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing Group LLC

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Sentry Marketing

Does anyone have experience with Sentry Marketing?... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing

As you may know, the reviews of companies posted on this forum are a valuable resource for many mystery shoppers. They also should be taken with a grain of salt. It is wise to be careful about whose opinion you trust on the forum. It is also... Continue Reading

Sentry Marketing Group

Anyone know anything about Sentry Marketing Group? They are recruiting in Texas currently and contacted me. I filled out the initial and there are several tests. In taking the first 2 tests, some red flags came up for me. The shops they offer required a high... Continue Reading

Most Recent mentions of Sentry Marketing Group

We must have a lot of shoppers here because it is very hard to find shops. I have a few companies that I really like: Sentry Marketing, GFK, and A Closer Look. (Source). July 25, 2014

I see you're a new member here; are you also a new shopper? I haven't had a problem accessing Sentry guidelines, which are among the best available in the business. (Source). July 25, 2014

I can't speak to Sentry, but Feedback paid me on time for every shop over the course of five of six years. (Source). July 25, 2014

I would add to the worst list - Sentry Marketing - very hard to get guidelines - their site is always giving error reports - the scheduler gives tidbits of guidelines then they have you pay a lot of $ out of (Source). July 25, 2014

Sentry Marketing has the worst schedulers and site ever. (Source). July 25, 2014

After confirming that the scheduler no longer worked for Sentry , I asked him to give me her contacts . (Source). July 23, 2014

If you need further assistance, please submit a support ticket or email shoppersupport@sentrymarketing. (Source). July 23, 2014

As long as it's not Sentry that bought them. (Source). July 22, 2014

Sentry Marketing 75-90 days after shop report is accepted. (Source). July 22, 2014

The reports are pretty easy, some of the shops are fun and they pay quickly. Paying quickly is a very good thing that some companies - like Sentry Marketing - don't understand. (Source). July 21, 2014