How Cancelling More Can Earn you More… Without Risking Deactivation

This post was originally published on this siteYou may have read Jay Cradeur’s story and video about ride “screening,” the practice of rejecting trips that don’t make financial sense for drivers. You may also be worried that cancelling too much could lead to deactivation. RSG contributor Gabe Ets-Hokin went undercover to find out how Lyft … Read moreHow Cancelling More Can Earn you More… Without Risking Deactivation

Could a California Law Increase Drivers’ Pay Nationwide?

This post was originally published on this siteCalifornia bill AB5 is really making rideshare companies nervous, but what does it all mean for drivers? Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers this story, plus Uber’s new drone delivery, in this week’s round up. Uber and Lyft executives: We’ll raise wages if we can keep treating drivers … Read moreCould a California Law Increase Drivers’ Pay Nationwide?

The Best Rideshare Advertising Companies You Can Make Money With

This post was originally published on this siteVugo was one of the first companies on the rideshare advertising scene a few years ago and since that time, we’ve seen a plethora of other advertising companies come and go. Combined, these companies have raised millions of dollars, signed up thousands of drivers and it’s clear that the ‘rideshare … Read moreThe Best Rideshare Advertising Companies You Can Make Money With

Here’s What I Did at the End of My Rideshare Lease

This post was originally published on this siteWhat happens when your rideshare lease is over? Should you purchase the car, move on, or try something else? Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur shares his experience with ending a rideshare lease. There are a few key items on which a rideshare driver must focus.  First is the … Read moreHere’s What I Did at the End of My Rideshare Lease

RSG098 – Dustin Nichol on How He Turned YouTube into a Full Time Job!

This post was originally published on this siteGrowing a podcast, YouTube channel or a blog can be a daunting task – it’s easy to get started, but sticking to it for the long-haul takes dedication. Today’s guest started as a driver who shared simple videos about driving on YouTube. Today his YouTube channel is his … Read moreRSG098 – Dustin Nichol on How He Turned YouTube into a Full Time Job!

The Great Economic Divide Between Uber and Its Drivers

This post was originally published on this siteIs Uber a great opportunity to earn money in your spare time, or an engine of exploitation? Senior RSG contributor John Ince shares his thoughts on Uber’s evolution from a personal driver app to a rideshare-scooter-bike and more behemoth. What do you think about John’s conclusion? Is he being too … Read moreThe Great Economic Divide Between Uber and Its Drivers

California Rewriting Rules on the Gig Economy

This post was originally published on this siteCould things be changing for thousands of drivers – at least in California? Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers California bill AB5, plus how a generation of taxi drivers was destroyed (not by Uber/Lyft) and more in this week’s roundup. California is cracking down on the gig economy … Read moreCalifornia Rewriting Rules on the Gig Economy

What to Do If Uber Won’t Pay You for Flat Rate Surge

This post was originally published on this siteWhat happens when Uber won’t pay you what you’re owed? It’s unfortunately more common than you might think. RSG contributor Paula Gibbins interviewed one driver about his experience – and how he got paid back by Uber. As drivers we oftentimes have to blindly accept whatever Uber or Lyft tells … Read moreWhat to Do If Uber Won’t Pay You for Flat Rate Surge

Can DoorDash Drivers Really Make $17.50 an Hour?

This post was originally published on this siteIn the good old days of rideshare driving and delivery, drivers could make some good money, especially if they coupled their earnings with bonuses and referrals. Not so any longer! By 2019, those opportunities are long gone. However, recently DoorDash founder Tony Xu claimed DoorDash drivers, aka Dashers, … Read moreCan DoorDash Drivers Really Make $17.50 an Hour?

Here’s What It Was Like to Rent an Electric Car From Maven Gig for Rideshare Driving

This post was originally published on this siteOne barrier to entry into the gig economy is that you need a car if you want to drive for Uber, Lyft, Postmates, Grubhub or the other services. And not just any car: it must be economical, reliable and meet the platform requirements. If you’re considering renting a … Read moreHere’s What It Was Like to Rent an Electric Car From Maven Gig for Rideshare Driving

Fair First Week Free Program for Uber Drivers in California

This post was originally published on this siteFair, a rental car program for Uber drivers, just launched their first week free program for California drivers! This means that if you’re a California driver, you can now get your first week free (a $185 savings) and be able to access a pre-owned rideshare-ready car through Fair. … Read moreFair First Week Free Program for Uber Drivers in California

Gridwise Review: 5 Ways This App Helps Rideshare Drivers Maximize Earnings

This post was originally published on this siteAs drivers, we’re all looking to maximize our earnings in the shortest amount of time. But what if there was an app that could help you identify hot spots, get alerts about airport flights, track your mileage and more? Today, RSG contributor Paula Gibbins covers Gridwise, an app … Read moreGridwise Review: 5 Ways This App Helps Rideshare Drivers Maximize Earnings

RSG097: Ditching Rideshare for Truck Driving

This post was originally published on this siteOne of the best parts about being a rideshare driver is the flexibility. However, there are a few areas in which rideshare driving falls short, like upward movement and true career opportunities. In this episode, I’ll be talking to a former rideshare driver (and RSG contributor) about how … Read moreRSG097: Ditching Rideshare for Truck Driving

How This LA Driver Makes $30 Per Hour Even After Rate Cuts

This post was originally published on this siteIn this guest post, we bring on long-time RSG commenter Sergio Avedian to tell us about how he schedules his day driving in Los Angeles. If you caught my podcast episode with Sergio here, you’ll learn he only drives during surge and still brings in $30/hr. Learn more about … Read moreHow This LA Driver Makes $30 Per Hour Even After Rate Cuts

Updated Postmates Referral Codes for Drivers

This post was originally published on this siteGet your Postmates Driver Referral Code & Postmates Sign Up Bonus here: https://therideshareguy.com/Drive/Postmates Driving delivery is an integral component to many drivers’ strategies, as driving rideshare + delivery can maximize time on the road. Deciding which delivery company to start with, however, can be a challenge – how … Read moreUpdated Postmates Referral Codes for Drivers

Uber Finally Banning Low-Rated Passengers

This post was originally published on this siteIn this roundup, senior RSG contributor John Ince covers the latest on Uber (finally) banning passengers with low ratings, plus Uber’s continued financial woes and a driver-centric company’s expansion plans. Uber will ban passengers with low ratings [Washington Post] Sum and Substance: Uber passengers who habitually leave their … Read moreUber Finally Banning Low-Rated Passengers

How Pablito Plans to Ease Commuter Congestion

This post was originally published on this siteThere’s a new ridesharing company out there that is unique when compared to Uber or Lyft or any other company you think of when you hear “rideshare”. This company is called Pablito. They are new and still getting their bearings, but here’s what we know about them so … Read moreHow Pablito Plans to Ease Commuter Congestion

Here’s What Our Dream Rideshare Company Would Look Like

This post was originally published on this siteWhat would your dream rideshare company look like if you could start your own rideshare company? How would you structure it? We put that question to two of our RSG contributors, Jay Cradeur and Cecily Jamelia (full and part-time drivers respectively) to elaborate how they would create a dream … Read moreHere’s What Our Dream Rideshare Company Would Look Like

Uber Eats Driver Review: Top Tips to Know Before Joining

This post was originally published on this siteUber has been aggressively rolling out Uber Eats over the past few months and many drivers have e-mailed us with questions. Today, contributor Ezra Dubroff shines some light on what it’s like to actually deliver food with Uber Eats and how much money you can make. How to … Read moreUber Eats Driver Review: Top Tips to Know Before Joining

Lyft Vs Uber: 6 Reasons Why It’s Better to be a Lyft Driver

This post was originally published on this siteLike Lyft more than Uber? You’re not alone! This week, we’ve challenged senior RSG contributors Jay Cradeur and Christian Perea to explain why they like Lyft (Jay) and Uber (Christian) more than the other service. Don’t agree with Jay today? Stay tuned for Wednesday, when Christian explains why … Read moreLyft Vs Uber: 6 Reasons Why It’s Better to be a Lyft Driver

Here’s What it’s Like to Be a Platinum Driver for UberPro

This post was originally published on this siteRecently, we covered Uber’s new program, Uber Pro and were cautiously optimistic about the benefits it would provide to drivers. How has Uber Pro evolved over the last few weeks? Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur shares how Uber Pro has changed, and not for the better, for drivers. After … Read moreHere’s What it’s Like to Be a Platinum Driver for UberPro

Uber Focuses on the Future

This post was originally published on this siteIs Uber’s focus on the future (driverless cars) just a distraction – or could it really happen? In this roundup, senior RSG contributor John Ince covers Uber’s future plans, plus the rise of political challenger Shannon Liss-Riordan, and a discussion of Uber’s new suite of changes. What Uber’s … Read moreUber Focuses on the Future

Lyft Is Paying Me To Carry Geico Rideshare Insurance

This post was originally published on this siteRideshare insurance is the bane of many drivers’ existences, but what if rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft made it easier to navigate and get? It turns out, Lyft is piloting a new program to test this out. Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur covers a new program between … Read moreLyft Is Paying Me To Carry Geico Rideshare Insurance

Become a Caviar Courier – How To Sign Up & Get Your Bonus

This post was originally published on this siteTired of driving for Uber and Lyft and want to try something that doesn’t involve shuttling around people? You might be interested in Caviar, a food delivery service. Senior RSG contributor Dash Bridges shares what it’s like to become a Caviar courier, from the sign up process to the … Read moreBecome a Caviar Courier – How To Sign Up & Get Your Bonus

3 Solutions to Solve Uber and Lyft’s Safety Issues

This post was originally published on this siteIt’s no surprise to drivers that Uber and Lyft have some significant gaps when it comes to safety, particularly driver safety. But are there ways to make drivers (and passengers) safer? RSG contributor Paula Gibbins outlines three solutions to solve Uber and Lyft’s safety issues below. As a driver and … Read more3 Solutions to Solve Uber and Lyft’s Safety Issues

RSG096: Surge Only Rideshare Driving in Los Angeles

This post was originally published on this siteIn this episode, we’re going to take a deep dive into the world of rideshare driving with a driver in Los Angeles. If you’ve ever wanted to learn what a day in the life looks like for a high-earning ($30-35/hr) driver (and get his tips!), this is the … Read moreRSG096: Surge Only Rideshare Driving in Los Angeles

Uber Tells Drivers to Shut Up with Quiet Mode

This post was originally published on this siteUber recently unveiled Quiet Mode, in which passengers can request a ‘quiet Uber ride’ guaranteed to provide them a driver who won’t engage in chit-chat. Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur shares his thoughts on Uber Quiet Mode and what it says about the state of drivers. I don’t know why … Read moreUber Tells Drivers to Shut Up with Quiet Mode

Uber Unveils New Quiet Mode – for Passengers

This post was originally published on this siteMuch like Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’, this week in rideshare news is much quieter than previous weeks have been. Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers the new ‘quiet’ mode, a potentially devastating blow to the independent contractor debate, and how drivers are (not) gaming the system. Uber offers ‘Quiet … Read moreUber Unveils New Quiet Mode – for Passengers

Is Your Car Too Small? Lyft Bans Subcompact Cars

This post was originally published on this siteFor many drivers, subcompact vehicles are their vehicle of choice due to their usually reasonable gas consumption and maneuverability. However, drivers ability to choose some of the subcompacts may be changing when it comes to Lyft’s new policy. Why did Lyft alter its policy? What does it mean … Read moreIs Your Car Too Small? Lyft Bans Subcompact Cars

Here’s What Our Dream Rideshare Company Would Look Like

This post was originally published on this siteWhat would your dream rideshare company look like if you could start your own rideshare company? How would you structure it? We put that question to two of our RSG contributors, Jay Cradeur and Cecily Jamelia (full and part-time drivers respectively) to elaborate how they would create a dream … Read moreHere’s What Our Dream Rideshare Company Would Look Like

My Experience with Dental Tourism – a Solution for Independent Contractors!

This post was originally published on this siteAs independent contractors, drivers are on their own for medical and dental insurance. What happens if you need a costly dental procedure? Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur has a solution for drivers interested in saving money. As a hard-working member of the 1.5 million rideshare drivers who work as independent … Read moreMy Experience with Dental Tourism – a Solution for Independent Contractors!

Lyft Cuts Express Drive Rates – How it Will Affect Drivers

This post was originally published on this siteRecently, several drivers reached out to RSG for more information on the Lyft Express Drive rate cuts. These rate cuts have been taking place across the country, although the roll out has been happening incrementally. RSG contributor Paula Gibbins explains what’s happening with these rate cuts and how they could … Read moreLyft Cuts Express Drive Rates – How it Will Affect Drivers

Three Changes I’d Like To See In The Lyft and Uber Apps

This post was originally published on this siteEven though Uber and Lyft have made substantial changes to their apps over the last year, there are still issues with the apps that drivers would like to see improved or fixed. Senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur shares the top three changes he’d like to see Uber and Lyft make … Read moreThree Changes I’d Like To See In The Lyft and Uber Apps

Cargo is Celebrating Its One Year Anniversary with Drivers

This post was originally published on this siteI’m a big fan of drivers finding ways to maximize their profits – so much in fact, I even named a course after it! But one of the companies that has really taken the rideshare world by storm over the past year is Cargo. If you’ve never heard of … Read moreCargo is Celebrating Its One Year Anniversary with Drivers

Stride Tax App and Mileage Tracker — Here’s How to Save Money With It

This post was originally published on this siteKeep more of your profits and pay less taxes by tracking your mileage. The free Stride Tax App makes it easy. As rideshare drivers, we have a lot on our plates and an on our minds, but one thing we shouldn’t have to worry about is tracking our … Read moreStride Tax App and Mileage Tracker — Here’s How to Save Money With It

Instacart Driver Sign Up Bonus – Plus How Much Money I Made!

This post was originally published on this site Instacart driver download: Click here to sign up to work for instacart using our affiliate link and check to see if there is a sign up bonus available (sign-up bonus not always available) Click here to see sign up bonuses for Uber Eats, Postmates, Doordash, and more. This article … Read moreInstacart Driver Sign Up Bonus – Plus How Much Money I Made!

Here’s What Drivers Should Expect from Uber Comfort

This post was originally published on this siteHave you heard of Uber Comfort? It’s a new program Uber is beta testing in cities across the country, including Phoenix and Atlanta. RSG contributor Paula Gibbins covers what Uber Comfort is, its roll out in cities nationwide, and how its affecting drivers. Has Uber Comfort rolled out in your … Read moreHere’s What Drivers Should Expect from Uber Comfort

Swoop – Uber for Large Group Rides?

This post was originally published on this siteThe new, tech-based, gig-worker economy presents all kinds of opportunities— opportunities that will inevitably be taken advantage of by smart entrepreneurs. One such opportunity is the demand for group transportation. We’re talking about the kind of groups too big for services like Uber XL or Lyft XL and … Read moreSwoop – Uber for Large Group Rides?

Fair vs. HyreCar vs Hertz: Battle of the Rideshare Rental Programs

This post was originally published on this siteThere are many reasons why drivers nowadays are looking to rent or lease a vehicle vs. using their own for rideshare: to avoid putting miles on their car, to be able to drive while their car is in the shop, or because their vehicle doesn’t qualify to drive … Read moreFair vs. HyreCar vs Hertz: Battle of the Rideshare Rental Programs

Special Report: Live From the Uber and Lyft Driver Strike

This post was originally published on this siteOn May 8, we saw what was probably the largest Uber and Lyft protest to date with drivers in a number of cities around the world going on strike anywhere from 2 hours to the full day. The protests garnered a ton of media attention and support from various … Read moreSpecial Report: Live From the Uber and Lyft Driver Strike

RSG095: Euwyn Poon on How Spin is Looking to Storm the Scooter Market

This post was originally published on this site2018 seemed to be the Year of the Scooter. Since then, what have scooter companies learned from 2018, in terms of hardware, workforce, and regulatory challenges? In this podcast episode, I interview the co-founder and President of Spin to provider insight on Spin and the scooter industry in … Read moreRSG095: Euwyn Poon on How Spin is Looking to Storm the Scooter Market

Lyft is Replacing Prime Time with Personal Power Zones

This post was originally published on this siteLyft recently rolled out new Personal Power Zones in cities across the country. What are ‘personal power zones’ and how do they compare to Uber’s ‘new’ surge? RSG contributor Paula Gibbins answers those questions, plus how Lyft’s Personal Power Zones will affect drivers, below.  About a week ago, I … Read moreLyft is Replacing Prime Time with Personal Power Zones

7 Things Uber and Lyft Will Never Tell New Drivers

This post was originally published on this siteDo you ever watch commercials from Uber and Lyft, encouraging new drivers to apply to drive and wish you had some say over the advertising? In this article, senior contributor Jay Cradeur shares 7 things Uber and Lyft would never share in their commercials for new drivers. Now that I … Read more7 Things Uber and Lyft Will Never Tell New Drivers

Nationwide Driver Strike & a Freeze on Driver Hires in NYC

This post was originally published on this siteIn this week’s round up, senior RSG contributor John Ince discusses the upcoming strikes scheduled for May 8, Uber and Lyft’s IPO troubles, and the driver hiring freeze in New York City. Uber and Lyft drivers plan 24-hour strike to protest pay [CBS News] Sum and Substance: Although … Read moreNationwide Driver Strike & a Freeze on Driver Hires in NYC

11 Best Car Rental Options For Uber, etc. – Get a Car (FAST)

This post was originally published on this site Best Uber Car Rental & Lyft Car Rental Options Disclosure: this page contains affiliate links. There aren’t a lot of requirements to become an Uber or Lyft driver, but one thing that holds a lot of people back is an eligible vehicle. Quick Links (Fastest ways to … Read more11 Best Car Rental Options For Uber, etc. – Get a Car (FAST)