Three Steps to Understanding How to Verify Your Income as a Gig Economy Contractor There are no paystubs when you are a self employed contractor for Grubhub, Uber Eats, Postmates, Doordash, Lyft, Instacart or other gig economy apps, so how do I verify my income if I want to rent an apartment, get a car […]
Uber Eats showing total amount INCLUDING tip up front? Will they? Should they? Brian from the UDM Youtube channel has commented a couple times that my market always seems to get the first look at changes that these gig delivery companies roll out. It looks like he got the scoop on this one. (Around the […]
In the middle of a pandemic like this, why is Grubhub slashing delivery fees? Or are they? I have to chuckle a little. I’m not sure I realized just HOW many drivers are pretty new to Grubhub. Not until I saw all the shock and anger when Grubhub started offering deliveries for ONLY $8. Or […]
It’s Doordash’s turn, what is it like delivering for them? This is the third part of a series on what it’s like to deliver for the main delivery apps. Two weeks ago we talked about Uber Eats, last week it was Grubhub. This week will wrap up that series. I kicked around whether or not […]
Must Reads about the EntreCourier
You decided to give the gig economy a try. Maybe you signed on with Ubereats, or Grubhub, or Doordash, or one of the many other companies that use independent contractors to deliver food or goods for various restaurants and stores. Gig economy apps offer big promises. But it doesn’t take long to find people on […]
There’s this guy. Maybe you know him. His name is Abo. There’s probably a lot of ways to pronounce that but he really doesn’t care. It’s his story that’s important. Abo makes money in the on demand delivery world, for places like Grubhub, Postmates, UberEAts, Doordash. Amazon Flex. Shipt, etc.
It started with a rude awakening. I thought I’d give this delivery gig a try. I didn’t want people puking in my car, and my BS meter was going off in a big way when I saw promises of “as much as” $25 per hour. But, I’d made good tips doing pizza deliveries way back […]