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Advertising is coming to Lyft

Posted by lilly on August 9, 2022

Yesterday, Lyft announced their newest initiative, Lyft Media. Lyft describes Lyft Media as “Lyft’s very own media and advertising business”. Lyft breaks down Lyft Media into 4 segments, Lyft Halo, Lyft Tablets, Lyft Bikes, and Lyft Skins. Here is a breakdown of each platform. Lyft HaloAccording to… Read more

Uber Makes Big Changes to Driver App!

Posted by RideGuru on August 2, 2022

Perhaps the biggest perk of being a rideshare driver is the flexibility. Turn the app on when you want to work and shut it back off when you are finished. Work a 60-hour week or a 2-hour week. The flexibility is unparalleled to any other job.Uber understands this and, in an effort to make their Dri… Read more

Lyft Now Accepts Cash as a Form of Payment!

Posted by RideGuru on July 26, 2022

Image from Lyft.com Up until this point, rideshare companies only accepted debit/credit cards as a form of payment. Unfortunately, that created a transportation barrier for almost 7.1 million US households who are “unbanked” or have limited access to traditional financial services. Lyft, in an effo… Read more

Lyft Lux Driver Requirements

Posted by RideGuru on July 18, 2022

Photo Credit: Lyft.com Looking to change up your side hustle? Do you have a luxury car at home? Lyft’s Lux drivers earn significantly more per ride than standard Lyft drivers, though in order to level up, driver’s do need to qualify first!Lyft’s Lux services are available in more than 80 cities thr… Read more

Lyft's Driver Acceptance Rate

Posted by RideGuru on July 12, 2022

Photo Credit: Lyft.comA driver’s acceptance rate plays an important part in their overall success as a rideshare driver. Lyft drivers’ acceptance rates are based on the percentage of ride requests a driver accepts and completes. All Lyft (and other rideshare) drivers have the ability to accept or d… Read more

Choose a Tesla with Uber's new Comfort Electric service!

Posted by RideGuru on July 7, 2022

 Uber has officially launched their new Uber Comfort Electric service in over 30 U.S. cities! Uber first announced plans for the new ‘Uber Comfort Electric’ service about 8 months ago, sharing that through a partnership with Hertz, drivers would be able to rent a Tesla for use on the Uber platform.… Read more

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Reviews Will Help Increase Your Online Reputation

Posted by Eva111 on August 14, 2022

Ask customers to leave testimonials and reviews on your website or social media pages. Boostmygrade reddit Review shows that only 10% of customers were asked to leave an online review.

According to the same study, 90% of customers are willing to leave a review. Customers are not motivated to share …

Can I ask my Uber driver to NOT record me with his webcam? If I do not want to be recorded, shouldn't I be able to request that?

Posted by NancyStride on August 21, 2018

Even calling into a customer service call (at a bank or whatever), we have the choice of asking not to be recorded.  What about with rideshares like Uber and Lyft?

I understand that the car is a private property, and drivers have the rights to record inside their cabin.  However, …

If you were the new CEO of Uber, with absolute power, what would be the first thing you'd change?

Posted by DaimsLer on June 9, 2018

I am asking the current Uber drivers, but anyone's welcome.

The more you use Uber, the more expensive it gets. (Upfront Pricing)

Posted by StuffinMuffin on April 17, 2018

I figured this would be the case.  With the introduction of upfront pricing, Uber can charge customers anything they want.  They will ask for any amount riders are willing to pay.  I have heard cases where during the hours when the business users are out, the overall fare goes up. …

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Posted by Jananahall87 on August 11, 2022

Hello, I was wondering how I would go about doing rideshare with the Atlanta Airport. I don't see an option to apply.

NCC Roma

Posted by Marieseo on August 11, 2022

If you are in Italy and you need a taxi or a VTC you can contact NCC ROMA, the cheapest and the most reliable company providing this service.

Fare Estimator/Price Surge

Posted by aahoover on August 10, 2022

How accurate is the fare estimator? I have no clue as to how much I would increase the high demand simulator to get an estimate.

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