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GigWorker: Your All-in-One Guide to the Booming Gig Economy

Posted by: RideGuru in Announcements , Driver Community , Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 3 weeks ago

Looking to make some extra cash? Curious which side hustle best fits your skills and schedule? 

According to a study by Intuit, 40-percent of American workers will be working as independent contractors within the gig economy by 2020. In this ever-evolving digital age, our societies workforce is becoming increasingly more mobile, and as a result, workers are eager to find flexible jobs that fit within their schedule.

GigWorker is your one stop resource for all things gig-related. With an easy to view web format, GigWorker provides tons of ways to make money on a flexible schedule. You can choose to ...

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Uber Now Charges Drivers More for Using Destination Mode

Posted by: RideGuru in Driver Community 4 weeks, 1 day ago

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If you are an Uber driver, there is a good chance you are familiar with a feature called “Destination Mode” that allows you to set a destination and pick up trips along the way. This can come in handy when you are planning to end your driving shift at the end of the night, and want to accept your final ride that’s on the way to where you are already headed.

Uber just introduced another restriction to drivers using destination mode. Now, drivers who enable this feature are subject to a 30% deduction in pay. Yes, you heard that ...

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The Top 6 Reasons Riders Tip their Uber Drivers in 2019

Posted by: RideGuru in Driver Community , Rider Community , Rideshare Knowledge 1 month ago

In a recent survey that ran from 2/5 - 2/26, we asked over 500 respondents about their tipping practices. We wanted to see what drives riders to tip their rideshare drivers. Is it free candy and waters, opening doors, or just simply getting to the destination safely?

Tipping in rideshares has always been a topic for debate. During the early stages of Uber, the company heavily promoted a “no tipping” stance. Since then, riders have been confused about whether or not they should tip - even though tipping a taxi driver continues to be a common practice. 

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Top 5 Dash Cams for Uber and Lyft Drivers, 2019

Posted by: RideGuru in Driver Community 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Looking for a Dashboard Camera for your car? These are our top five Dash Cams of 2019, tested by the RideGurus and our community of drivers!

Dash cams provide a peace of mind when driving for a rideshare service and generally the best dash cams have similar technology to one another. However, we combed through reviews, prices, and our own experiences to compare which dash cams get you the most bang for your buck!

1. Garmin Dash Cam 55 - $199.99

The extremely small and discreet Dash Cam 55 does more than just record your drive. It starts recording automatically ...

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Increase your Rideshare Driving Revenue with Maximum Ridesharing Profits

Posted by: RideGuru in Announcements , Driver Community , Rideshare Knowledge 3 months ago

Looking for tips to increase your rideshare driving revenue?

We highly recommend checking out The Maximum Ridesharing Profits Course by our friend, Harry Campbell aka TheRideshareGuy. Maximum Ridesharing Profits is an online video course for rideshare drivers, that equips drivers with the knowledge to not only get on the road quickly but also to maximize their driving efforts to make the most money in the least amount of time possible.

The course layout is full of great topics that are divided up into two different sections. First, there is the “Standard Edition” which helps new drivers learn the basics quickly ...

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