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Performed $80 Mystery Shop for Coast to Coast Scheduling - No Payment

Hi friends, I performed a targeted, very in-depth mystery shop at an upscale tile store on Nov. 15 that I have not been paid for yet (42 days later). The mystery shop company is Coast to Coast Scheduling Services. Apparently CTCSS doesn't pay their shoppers, the company requesting the shop pays... Continue Reading

Help! Problem with submitting Coast to Coast Merchandising Photos

This is my first merchandising assignment and I got it from CCMI. It requires 2 photos, a before and after of the merchandise display at a department store. My problem is I can't see anywhere on the online questionnaire to upload the photos. Has anyone else done this and... Continue Reading

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If I do a shop via an independent scheduler (like Coast to Coast), will I be paid less?

I understand that scheduling companies (like Coast to Coast) schedule for a bunch of different MSCs. If I accept an assignment from Coast to Coast (or the like), will I be paid less for the job than if I had accepted the same job directly from the MSC? ... Continue Reading

Coast to Coast Merchandising and Installations.

Does anyone know if Coast to Coast is a reputable company? I have gone on line this is not part of Atlantic Coast. I received an email from a recruiter stating that I had applied with their company. I have not filled out any applications in the last 3 Years... Continue Reading


I received an offer to do a hotel shop from ctcss. I have to pay expenses up front. Has anyone done these and will I really get reimbursed, if I do it correctly?... Continue Reading

Contact Number for CTCSS

Hello, does anyone have a contact phone number for CTCSS? OR CMS (California Marketing Specialists). I performed a shop for CMS in October and sent my invoice to them at I have yet to be paid and they won't return my emails for a status of... Continue Reading


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Coast to Coast Mercandising and installations

Has anyone worked for this company? I have set up some Point of Purchase material shops with this company and they are asking for copies of all of my personal identification materials, i.e., copy of license, copy of social security card, and W9. And no hits for this... Continue Reading

Troy Dolan , Coast to Coast : Bipolar issue?

That's a part of two emails..I wanted ,as asked, to correct my report..judge yourself "logic" of the replies / emails I received....;-) 1) " Please try to submit your reports again. When you fill out your reports, please use complete sentences and state facts only." 2) " You donít have to... Continue Reading

Coast to Coast

I am not new to mystery shopping, but am to this MSC. I have never been able to pull up any shops in any state, anywhere. Has anyone else had any luck with them?... Continue Reading

Coast to Coast comprimised?

So in my updating of all my mystery shops, I came across Coast to Coast. I could not find anywhere to change my profile information and went to their home site to see what to do. I then discovered they use Profit, like a lot of other MSC, and not... Continue Reading


I've probably been signed up with this MSC for over two years now, and have yet to see an assignment in my part of mystery shopping land up here in the Pacific NW. Do they have any kind of job board? Although their site makes a reference to using a... Continue Reading

Coast to Coast & Monterey

Does anyone know if these two companies are the same? I applied at Monterey and received a confirmation from Coast to Coast. Thanks bunches,... Continue Reading

Coast to Coast Scheduling

I had a bad experience with these folks. They take days to respond to a simple question. They don't seem to understanding when it comes to a shopper error. What have your experiences been with them.?... Continue Reading

"Fun Apartment Shops" Through Coast To Coast Scheduling

Are they fairly easy? Can the shops be self-assigned? Do reports still have to be sent to the scheduler, rather than directly submitted via Prophet? I love the scheduling company, but I wonder why this may be a bit different as far as direct reporting is concerned. Thanks all!... Continue Reading


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Does anyone work with Ctcss or Coast-to-Coast and are they good to work with/

Has anyone worked through this company? I have only been mystery shopping since early May. I have signed up with about 20 companies, so far. I have only scheduled shops with about 8, so far, due to location or other criteria. I take the responsibility very... Continue Reading

what is the difference between MSPA, Jobslinger, Sassie, Prophet, Volition and CTCSS; and how do they interrelate with each other?

what is the difference between MSPA, Jobslinger, Sassie, Prophet, Volition and CTCSS; and how do they interrelate with each other? it seems like i'm required to register on dozens of different websites, and i don't even know what they all do, or how they are connected to each other. it... Continue Reading

Coast to Coast

can someone please send me the link to login to Coast to Coast!! I am just not getting any assignments through any state I click on. Liz... Continue Reading

Coast to Coast

Just got an email from Tom at CTCSS saying they no longer will schedue for MCG. They will not service that account indefintely...those that have jobs scheduled should get in touch with Tom.... Continue Reading

Most Recent mentions of Coast to Coast Scheduling Services

.....F@ctcss. (Source). February 08, 2019

I also filled out the report on CTCSS's site and had never seen the name "Proliance" ANYWHERE until the CTCSS scheduler stated in an e-mail that was the company issuing payment. (Source). December 27, 2018

Coast to Coast just fills the assignments for the MSC. (Source). December 27, 2018

Coast to Coast just fills the assignments for the MSC. (Source). December 27, 2018

I've never not been paid by the MSC directly. I've been paid by Second to None, Intellishop, and ath Power all directly. So it never occurred to me that Coast to Coast wouldn't be paying me directly. (Source). December 27, 2018

I have never heard of this company, it is not fair to blame Coast to Coast Scheduling. (Source). December 27, 2018

15 that I have not been paid for yet (42 days later). The mystery shop company is Coast to Coast Scheduling Services. (Source). December 27, 2018

https://ctcssmysteryshops. (Source). December 22, 2018

I've learned that a restaurant chain that's been in bankruptcy for four years, has awful food and 2-star service (out of five) on Yelp, coast to coast, inexplicably has a shopper program. (Source). December 04, 2018

Send your name, email address, and phone number to dcrabtree@ctcss. (Source). December 03, 2018