I had a great New Year’s Eve driving… Even surprised myself! 0:00 Intro 0:13 My Plan For NYE 0:57 Breakdown Of My Rides 2:13 Bonus Surprise 3:42 $232 Fare / $184 Payout! 4:15 Thinking One Step Ahead 5:59 My Total… Continue Reading
Discussion of the failure of Sidecar and what lessons rideshare drivers can take from it. 0:00 Intro 0:24 Brief History Of Sidecar Ridesharing App And Its Features 1:12 Driver’s Ability To Set Rates and Minimum Fares 1:59 Sidecar Pivots And… Continue Reading
In this video, we look back at data from previous New Year’s Eves and forecast what to expect for NYE 2016. 0:00 Intro 0:44 Looking Back At Data From New Year’s Eve 2014 1:47 $228 Fare in 26 Minutes! 2:52… Continue Reading
(See video below and be sure to watch fullscreen.) Weird activity in LA right now. Tuesday night around 11 PM. Not a very busy time. No Uber X available throughout much of the city. But also no surge pricing. Some… Continue Reading
Need some extra cash? duh. How about $500 of extra cash? duh. Do you live in Portland? doh! Ha, ha, I realize 99% of the people reading this don’t. But if you do… It’s your lucky day because, in a… Continue Reading
In this video, I discuss some cancellation situations I’ve run into and effective strategies for dealing with them. 0:00 Intro 0:21 Faraway Requests 1:27 Too Many Passengers 3:02 Rider No-Shows 4:55 How Do You Deal With Cancellations?
http://www.wired.com/2015/03/bogus-uber-reviews/ Interesting article that came across my feed this morning. The piece suggests that passengers routinely rate drivers 5 stars when the drivers actually deserve a lower rating. I have many passengers who tell me they do the same. And I… Continue Reading
I’m thrilled to have received bonuses from Lyft, but I am a bit disappointed with how the company handled things. I shared the promotion with friends, thinking that Lyft would be reasonable and just in terms of the bonus. Unfortunately that… Continue Reading