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The Deliver on Your Business Podcast is a podcast for delivery independent contractors. It focuses on profitably operating your delivery business while contracting with gig economy apps like Grubhub, Postmates, Uber Eats, Doordash and others.

 

A strategy for maintaining and increasing profits when Delivery apps are slow

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) $300 per week payments ended September 4. People will order less, and more may turn to deliver for apps like Doordash, Uber Eats, Grubhub and others, further saturating the market with drivers. At the same time, these apps seem to be racing to see who can pay us less. What do …

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App-based Gig Economy: Opportunity or Exploitation?

I want to give a shout out to Chad at GigTube (Twitter @Gig_Tube and  GigTube on Youtube) for posting the article that inspired today’s title. Mike Bebernes at Yahoo News put up an article with a title worth discussing: The gig economy: Opportunity or exploitation?“ That’s a great question. In light of last week’s Prop 22 decision …

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11 Incredibly Effective Rules for Success to know for Your App Based Business

We’ve been talking about strikes, about how Doordash is behaving badly, lower pay, hiding tips, all that good stuff. Or bad stuff. It can feel like we’re out of control.  But being in control is a matter of choice. This week we talk about 11 rules where you can take control of your app based …

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Will PRO Act end gig economy delivery? With Steve Johnson of the Rideshare Rodeo Podcast.

The government has been busy lately trying to get things pushed through. We’ve seen in the past few days the Infrastructure bill and Budget Reconciliation stuff go through the Senate. One of the things that’s been a priority for Democrats has been the PRO Act. Protecting the Right to Organize. One of the things the …

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Dasher Strike on July 31: What Can Really Change Doordash?

You may have seen the notices on social media encouraging Dashers to join a strike on July 31. Should Dashers strike? Obviously that’s up to individuals to decide for themselves. But we’ll talk about whether the strike can accomplish anything, and we’ll get into what I think WOULD make a difference with Doordash. You can …

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Doordash hiding tips and Para – Interview with David Pickerell

Season 2 Episode 1 of Deliver on Your Business Podcast Show Notes We are back finally for season 2! Today we have David Pickerell back again to talk about Para, the little app that forced a giant to change their programming. You may have heard of Para, especially if you deliver Doordash. Doordash has been …

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Goodbye 2020! Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

The politics. The pandemonium. And, oh, by the way, the pandemic Not a lot of people are sad to see this year come to an end. Who knew that the real meaning of 2020 hindsight is that when we look back at the year 2020, we’d just see the year mooning us? It’s been a …

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An up and coming app to give drivers data and resources to improve their business. Interview with David Pickerell of Para

What if there were an app that was designed specifically for delivery drivers? What if that app were designed to make it easier to work with several different platforms? If it let you multi-app. If it gave you information on which restaurants were busy in your area? And if that app automatically pulled all your …

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Uber Eats buying Postmates, Grubhub Tanking, Doordash going Public, Oh My!

Uber Eats has completed their takeover of Postmates. The deal is closed. Grubhub seems to be floundering. What’s up with that? Doordash is going through with their IPO. What does all of this mean for those of us who deliver as contractors for these gig economy deliver companies? We’re in that lull right now between …

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Can a newcomer disrupt the food delivery market?

Lyft has been making noise about getting into the delivery market. They started with a partnership with Grubhub. And they’re thinking they want to start their own service. Last week we had Bob McNulty from TripDelivers. TripDelivers just launched in Nashville, with plans to launch in other markets around the country. In the interview, Bob …

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There’s a New Kid on the Block and they could change everything. Interview with Bob McNulty of TripDelivers

Ron at EntreCourier Well, Courier Nation, I’m excited to have our guest on today. I have Bob McNulty from TripDelivers. TripDelivers is a new entrant coming into the delivery scene and really kinda upending things with a totally different model and a totally different approach both for the restaurants and for the drivers. Everything that …

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How will the election results affect Doordash, Grubhub, Uber Eats, Instacart?

The election is over, for the most part, we think, so how will the results affect those of us who contract with Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, Instacart and others? A couple of Senate seats are still up for grabs, and the Presidential election hasn’t officially been decided yet. There are court challenges ahead, but I’ll …

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How to Avoid Contract Deactivation from Doordash, Uber Eats, Grubhub, Postmates: Seven Steps

If you rely much at all on the income for your delivery business, you want to stay on top of how to avoid deactivation from your contracts with delivery gigs like Doordash, Uber Eats, Grubhub, Postmates, and others. How do you avoid deactivation from Doordash, Uber Eats, Grubhub, Postmates and others? Look at this as …

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How do you protect your delivery income from deactivation or worse?

Hey Courier Nation! I’m really excited about this interview today. I’ve got Leah Chasser with Kover.ai. Now Kover is spelled K.O.V.E.R. and actually I think I was originally trying to pronounce it KOH-ver just because of the way it’s spelled. Pronounced like Cover actually makes more sense because it’s spelled like cover with a C. …

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