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Delivery Strategies for Independent Contractors

Should I Hang Out in Hotspots for Doordash, Uber Eats, Grubhub etc.?

Are the common hotspots for Doordash, Grubhub, Postmates, Uber Eats, etc. the best places to hang out to get good delivery offers? IS there a best place to hang out? I’ve been thinking about this one a lot. I think the best place is wherever the best place is. Yeah, that’s helpful. Thanks for nothing.

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The Best Drink Carriers for Doordash Uber Eats Grubhub Postmates Contractors

Does it make sense to purchase a drink carrier as a contractor for Doordash Uber Eats Grubhub Postmates or other on demand delivery platforms? After all, if these companies aren’t providing them, why should we spend our money on them? Employees should be provided these things, right? Right. Except, we aren’t employees. As independent contractors, …

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Multi Apping for Grubhub Doordash Uber Eats in a Pandemic.

Is multi apping (working multiple delivery platforms at the same time) a good idea right now when delivering for Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, and Postmates? Is it a necessity? When should you fire up more than one platform? When should you focus on just one? Who are the best apps for multi-apping? The only thing …

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Review of American Metalcraft PBSB1512 Deluxe Sandwich Delivery Bag

Is the American Metalcraft PBSB1512 Deluxe Sandwich Delivery Bag a good alternative for use by Delivery Drivers for Uber Eats, Doordash, Postmates, Uber Eats, etc.? I review the bag that I purchased from KaTom Restaurant Supply. I was attracted to the bag because of the hook and latch closure (Velcro is the best known name …

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So What’s the Deal with the Fedora?

I’ve been asked that. A few times. I’ve been advised it’s better to lose the fedora It’s kinda become part of my branding. Part of my identity. But no one wears these things any more. It’s been out of style. For decades. It’s not hip. It’s not common. It is completely passe’. Which is exactly …

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Eight Essential Tools You Need to Get Started For Every New Delivery Driver for Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, Postmates, etc.

Perhaps you are just getting started as a new delivery driver for Uber Eats, Doordash, Postmates, Grubhub or some other gig economy platform and you are wondering tools you need to get started. You don’t even need to be new, maybe you’ve done this for awhile. What do you need to get started? What do …

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Seven Questions to Ask Before Accepting Multiple or Stacked Orders on Grubhub Doordash Uber Eats

Should you accept multiple orders (sometimes called stacked orders) when delivering for Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, and others? How about from multiple platforms at the same time? I know things are different in different areas, but I’ve found that during this pandemic, I’m doing a lot more multiple orders. Some of that is because when …

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7 Tips for New Drivers on Doordash, Uber Eats, Grubhub, Instacart.

I know there are a lot of new drivers out there, just getting started with Instacart, Uber Eats, Doordash, Postmates, Grubhub – all wondering if there are tips for getting started. If that’s you, welcome aboard. If you’ve been around a bit, welcome aboard, welcome back. Welcome, welcome, welcome. I’ve been doing this delivery gig …

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This Pandemic is teaching the most important rule for making more money delivering for Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, etc.

Almost exactly a month ago, I announced that I was going to take a break from doing deliveries and sit things out a little. One of the factors was that some of the platforms were getting so saturated with drivers that it was taking longer to get orders. When you’ve done this full time for …

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Accepting and Rejecting Offers on Uber Eats: The Reverse Cherry Pick Approach

Uber Eats has made a lot of improvements that help us with accepting and rejecting offers, but we still don’t know the total amount that we will earn. How do you know whether an order is worth taking or not? Uber Eats is different than Grubhub and Doordash. With Grubhub, you know what you will …

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Place Order and Pay: The Good (Doordash) The Bad (Grubhub) and the Ugly (Postmates)

Uber Eats is asking me if I want to sign up for Order and Pay (or some call it Place and Pay). I’m actually considering it. Me, the guy who normally avoids those orders like the plague. Why would I even think of it? If it’s optional, why not opt out? I’ll at least give …

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Can I Claim Miles and Expenses Using My Bicycle, eBike, Scooter or Motorcycle Delivering for Grubhub Doordash Postmates Uber Eats etc.?

The good news is, you can save a TON of money using your bicycle, scooter, your eBike or your Motorcycle while delivering for gig companies like Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates and Uber Eats. The bad news is, you can’t take the same kind of deductions. It would be awesome to claim the 58 cents a mile …

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Using insulated delivery bags and drink carriers for Grubhub Doordash, Postmates, Uber Eats

Does it make sense to buy insulated bags or catering bags when delivering for Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, Postmates and others? Don’t they usually give you free bags? Do you have to use the bag or can you deliver without them? Let’s talk about this. Not just about bags themselves, but do bags help you …

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Seven Audiobooks for Delivery Drivers with Grubhub, Doordash, Postmates, Uber Eats.

Why would I want to talk about seven audio books that I think would be useful for delivery drivers Do you want to know one of the biggest surprises I found when I started delivering for Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats and Postmates? Time When I ventured into this, I thought it was a good way …

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