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Uber Account Deactivated: Ten Common Causes

Many people find driving for Uber to be a fun way to meet new people and make extra money at the same time.  Of course, Uber, like any other company, has expectations of those who work for it. For this reason, Uber sets out a clear set of rules, and requires its drivers to adhere …

Uber is the Future of Work – Uber Driver Pay and Salary

Looking for flexibility? Then Uber is for you. It probably isn’t your dream job, but makes a great flexible second job. Work when you want, and as much as you want. With Uber you are a business owner — you decide when fares are worth going out, and have control of your profits. Ready to work? …

Virtual Tipping – Why It Doesn’t Work With Uber or Lyft

For our latest post we welcome guest contributor Jb to share his insights on virtual tipping – and why it just simply doesn’t work. Jb has been a rideshare driver since early 2014, and blogs about his experiences on the blog he runs, uberdriverdiaries.com. Every Uber driver I know is bitter about the fact that Uber doesn’t allow us …

Best Phone GPS to Use When Driving for Uber

Even if you’ve lived in your city your entire life, there are bound to be roads and routes with which you are unfamiliar.  You also might not be aware of all the alternate ways to get from Point A to Point B—knowledge which might be necessary if traffic is backed up because of an accident …

UberX Drivers: STOP Obsessing Over Your Ratings!

One thing that has become clear from running this website and reading the comments from hundreds of drivers, is that drivers are absolutely obsessed with their ratings! One driver even actually complained when his rating dropped from 5.0 to 4.95 (well above average)! Just take a look at a some common threads on an Uber driver …

How Much Do Uber Drivers Make in 2017? [The Inside Scoop]

We’ve all heard the ads for huge sign-on bonuses, and lofty claims that Uber advertised, claiming drivers can make up to $25/hour, driving their own car and working their own hours. There’s plenty of drivers quitting their full time jobs and relying on Uber to make ends meet. For many, it’s a unique and flexible opportunity …

The Rise of the On-Demand Economy and the Uberpreneur Saga

We all know Uber as a convenient and cheap ridesharing service that enables users to harness smartphone technology to hail a ride. Not only does this on-demand service allow you to track your driver’s location via GPS, but it also enables you to be independent by being your own boss, in the case you are …

The Ultimate Guide to Ridesharing: How it Works & What the Future Holds

What is Ridesharing?Ridesharing has taken the world by storm. The aim of ridesharing, according to Wikipedia, is to reduce traffic congestion, automobile emissions, and vehicle trips. But the award for the best description of ridesharing goes to Dictionary.com which defines it as, “a car service with which a person can use a smartphone app to …

Uber vs Lyft: A Side-By-Side Comparison

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past two years, you’ve likely heard about, seen, or experienced something to do with rideshare. While ridesharing has been around for a while, it has just recently grown more popular, and is really catching on among customers worldwide. What can we make of the comparisons and …