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Advertising is coming to Lyft

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Driver Community , Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 4 days, 16 hours ago


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 Halo

According to Lyft, Lyft Halos are “smart digital rooftop screens that capture attention with engaging videos targeted to the vehicle’s exact location and time. Brands can reach mass audiences at the specific times and places most relevant to their business and track the performance of their campaigns through our attribution partners. This provides a …

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Are Uber and Lyft Enabling or Hindering Covid-19 Efforts?

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Driver Community , Rider Community 2 years, 4 months ago

uber and lyft during covid 19 pandemic

Officials have been warning people around the world about the spread of Coronavirus and urging people to stay inside and social distance. A large number of the workforce is now working remotely and strict measures on social gatherings have been put in place. People around the world are frantically rushing to do their best to avoid the virus and stay healthy, all while soluting the nurses, paramedics, pharmacists, etc who put themselves on the front line. However, there is another category of workers who are being entirely overlooked. Gig workers. They’re always on call, interacting with multiple people daily, and …

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Travel Safely During Coronavirus Epidemic

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Rideshare Knowledge , Travel/Wanderlust 2 years, 5 months ago

How to travel safely during covid-19

With international confirmed cases of Coronavirus surpassing 100,000, it’s important to practice good hygiene and health safety daily and especially while traveling. Hopefully, you are able to self distance and simply stay home but if you are in the position where you have to travel home or to a loved one, follow these very important guidelines.

Wash Your Hands Wash your hands as frequently as you can with warm water and soap for twenty seconds. This is the best and most important thing you can do to protect yourself from illness and infection. 

Avoid Touching Eyes, Ears, Mouth These are …

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Live in Florida? Now You Can Hail an Uber Through a Phone Call!

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 2 years, 5 months ago

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Uber has just released a new, unique feature geared towards the baby boomers. Throughout the state of Florida, customers can now call a phone number to request a ride instead of hailing one through the app.

While the service was created and intended for older users of the popular ridesharing app, anyone can dial the new number to request a ride. Simply call 833-USE-UBER and you’ll be automatically connected with a human. The operator will ask for a few details, such as where you are located and where you would like to go, and then will confirm your trip and …

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Lyft Restructures and Lays Off 90 Workers

Posted by: Lilly Kenyon in Rideshare Knowledge 2 years, 5 months ago

Lyft Layoffs

Lyft has been struggling with one very important question: Can they make money? 

On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Lyft announced it is in the process of a corporate restructuring, which means job cuts.

Lyft employs over 5,500 people throughout the company and their various departments. The layoff will affect 90 people in the marketing and enterprise sales departments. The marketing department is being restructured. They currently market on a city to city basis. The restructuring will see the creation of marketing teams dedicated to regions instead of individual cities. The enterprise departments are reorganizing and reevaluating which markets are their …

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