Become The Source of Information

Who Are We?

Previously MSI Services, Inc., The Source provides valuable insight about client-established customer service standards to TrendSource clients. As an Independent Field Agent for The Source, your valuable feedback helps TrendSource provide clients with the information they need in order to make educated business decisions.

With over 300,000 Independent Field Agents, The Source has a proven track record of delivering high-quality results to clients. Whether you prefer to go undercover in an unrevealed mystery shop, make a restaurant worker's day by rewarding them for a job well done, or display your professionalism with an OnSite Inspection, The Source has projects to fit everyone’s comfort zone.

Steps to Becoming a Field Agent with The Source

Search Projects

  • Search by city, state and zip code
  • Search by project type

Sign Up

  • Request projects
  • Fill out an application
  • No fees to work with us!

Execute Work

  • Visit project location
  • Complete an evaluation
  • Submit your project

Get Paid

  • Get paid for all your completed work twice per month
  • We offer direct deposit or payment by paper check
  • Project payments vary by specific parameters

It's that simple!
Click on the video below to see how it works...

Protect Yourself From Scams

Protect Yourself From Scams

If you receive a request to cash a check and wire funds as part of the mystery shop evaluation, please do NOT proceed and contact your local authorities immediately. You can also report it to the National Consumers at

Never Pay To Become A Mystery Shopper

This includes never accepting a cashier's check in exchange for you wiring or sending money to a person or company. It never costs money to get assignments or to become a shopper, we promise!