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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 …

Uber’s Price-Cut Strategy Explained

For our latest post we welcome guest contributor Jb to share his insights on Uber’s fare cuts – and what you can learn from them. Jb has been a rideshare driver since early 2014, and blogs about his experiences on the blog he runs, uberdriverdiaries.com. In the wake of Uber’s devastating announcement last week that they were slashing prices …

I Just Made $12 an Hour in NYC!

For our latest post we welcome guest contributor Jb to share his insights on a recent night driving in NYC. Jb has been a rideshare driver since early 2014, and blogs about his experiences on the blog he runs, uberdriverdiaries.com. When Uber announced last year that its New York City uberX drivers could make up to $90,000 a …

Do Lower Prices Really Mean More Business?

For our latest post we welcome guest contributor Jb to share his insights on Uber’s fare cuts – and what that really means for your business. Jb has been a rideshare driver since early 2014, and blogs about his experiences on the blog he runs, uberdriverdiaries.com. A couple of weeks ago Uber sent out emails to drivers all around …