Category Archives: General Rideshare

4 Event Driving Strategies Rideshare Drivers are using to How to Maximize Earnings

Nothing drives a crowd, and passenger demand, like a big event. “Football games, concerts, festivals, they all drive a crowd,” said Josh, a Chicago based rideshare driver “And with that crowd comes big-time earnings opportunities for us drivers.” Josh is a Gridwiser based in Chicago that fancies himself as the event driving guru. He’s always […]

Is Maven Gig Good for Rideshare Drivers? (yep)

Do you want to drive for Uber, Lyft, or another rideshare service but don’t have a car? Well, you’re not alone. Thousands of would-be rideshare drivers are not able to get on the road and earn money because they don’t have a vehicle that they are willing and able to use. Well, the team over […]

What I learned at the rideshare driver protests in LA

Last Monday and Tuesday, rideshare drivers in L.A. came together for what may have been the largest gathering of rideshare drivers in history, as more than 200 drivers descended upon Uber’s LA Greenlight Hub in an effort to change how they were treated as drivers by the big rideshare companies. And when an event that’s […]

5 Reasons All Uber Drivers Need A Dashcam

If you’re an Uber driver, a Lyft driver, or drive for another rideshare company, a dashcam is a must. That’s because things like car accidents are much more likely to occur when you’re driving for rideshare services simply because of the increased amount of time you’re on the road. But as a driver, you want […]

What does Lyft’s IPO Mean for Rideshare Drivers?

Alright, rideshare drivers! This is it! Lyft has finally officially filed to go public as of Friday, March 1, 2019. There are a lot of news out that are focusing on what this IPO means for Wall Street and investors, but what about rideshare drivers? We want to make sure that every rideshare driver is […]

How much do rideshare drivers make in 2019?

Are you thinking about becoming a Uber driver or a Lyft driver? Or do you want to know how your earnings stack up against your peers? Well look no further than this definitive guide to rideshare driver income. In this guide we’ll cover: How much rideshare drivers make before taxes The average expenses of a […]

How This Driver Uses a Free Tablet to Make $150 + in Tips Every Month

Last week I had the chance to chat with Terry, a rideshare driver that is based out of Harrisburg Pennsylvania, but regularly drives in Philadelphia and New Jersey. “I frequently drive up to New York City, so when I’m on my way up I’ll turn the app on and pick up a few riders and […]

How one Pittsburgh Rideshare Driver is Leveraging Airports to Double His Hourly Earnings

$9.00 per hour. That’s roughly what Jeff Upton made the first time he tried waiting at Pittsburgh International Airport to score a big rideshare fare. He assumed that passengers leaving the airport were more likely to require longer rides home, which meant big payouts for him. His thought process wasn’t entirely wrong. He did land […]

4 Highly Effective Strategies This Uber Driver is Using to Maximize Airport Earnings

Do you remember what a great year 2014 was?…… Back in those days, we could we still watch a Seahawks game without someone saying “They still should have ran the ball” I still can’t believe they didn’t run the ball though And rideshare companies had yet to slash their rates (again), and decide to take […]

The State of Rideshare in 2019: How Much are Drivers Really Making

There’s no question that 2018 was a year to remember for rideshare drivers. But when we think about 2018, should we remember it as a year where drivers earned more than ever, or the year when drivers said goodbye to surge as we know it? Should we think about the effort that Dara Khosrowshahi made […]