If you’ve heard of Sam Lyon’s big month you may be wondering, is it really possible to make $100,000 a year delivering for Uber Eats? Sam was impacted like a lot of people, losing a lot of income thanks to the pandemic. So, he decided to see how much he could make in a month […]
News broke last week that Uber and Postmates were negotiating a take over. This morning, Uber and Postmates announced that a deal had been reached. Uber will buy Postmates for 2.65 billion dollars worth of stock. Postmates will fall under current Uber Eats management. Bloomberg reports that Bastian Lehmann and his team will stay on […]
You may be wondering, as an independent contractor with gig economy delivery apps like Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, Uber Eats, Instacart, Shipt, and so on, why was I denied pandemic relief such as the EIDL or PPP? Isn’t the independent contractor supposed to be eligible for these programs? Yes, you do qualify. Many independent contractors and […]
Uber is back in the food delivery mergers and acquisitions rumor mill. This time they are negotiating a take over of Postmates. Several weeks ago, Uber and Grubhub were in talks about a possible takeover. I had the feeling that a deal would be done, but wasn’t sure that it could pass regulatory approval. It […]
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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 […]