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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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Legally protect yourself and your business, with Bryant Greenling of LegalRideshare.com

Bryant Greenling, founder of LegalRideshare.com, joins us this week to talk about the ways we can protect ourselves and our businesses as independent contractors. LegalRideshare was the first law firm to work exclusively with rideshare and gig economy contractors. LegalRideshare specializes in injury and accident claims for independent contractors. They also have partnered with Kover.AI …

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Six Ways to Keep Your Deliveries Enjoyable with Doordash, Grubhub, Uber Eats etc.

I just saw someone post on a forum somewhere that his blood pressure dropped significantly after leaving a toxic job situation. Have you ever had a situation where you hated your job so much that the stress levels were through the roof? I’ve been there. I pray I never have to go back. Life is …

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Why is Uber Eats Paying Less With the New Tip Update?

I’m not sure I can answer why because I’m not sure that Uber Eats IS paying less with the new update that shows the total expected pay for an offer including tips. That said, a lot of Uber Eats couriers feel like Uber Eats is paying less – a LOT less – and especially that …

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Delivering by e-Bike for Doordash, Grubhub, Uber Eats

Is it possible to earn decent money while delivering on a bike or e-bike for gig companies like Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats and others? On episode 84 of the Deliver on Your Business podcast, we talked with Kevin Ha who operates the Financial Panther website. He does most if not all his delivery work now …

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Contract Violations, Fraudulent Activity Deactivations, Doordash, Grubhub and Uber Eats Cracking Down.

What’s going on with all this activation talk lately? What’s up with all this cracking down on contractors lately by Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats and maybe others? And how can you avoid being deactivated? Spend much time lately in Reddit or Facebook groups for drivers and you see people left and right who are being …

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What’s the best way to accept or reject orders? Top Dasher, #Declinenow, Premier Status, #NoTipNoTrip?

Should I accept every offer or should I subscribe to #DeclineNow or #NoTipNoTrip or any of those other ideas? What’s the best philosophy? What is the best strategy for accepting or rejecting deliveries on Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, Postmates or others? IS there a best way to accept or decline orders?

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Seven Characteristics of a Business Owner You Need as a Delivery Contractor

Is it possible to be consistently successful with your delivery business as a contractor with Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, Postmates, Instacart, Amazon Flex, or any of the others? Especially in a year like 2020??? It’s like this year was created just to shout out to us how out of control we are. And we are …

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7 Steps to Decide: Should I Quit My Job and Go Full Time Delivering for Doordash Grubhub Uber Eats etc.?

You picked up Dashing for Doordash, or delivery for Grubhub, Uber Eats or others as a side hustle, and you’ve been amazed at how well it pays. In fact, it’s paying better than your regular job. So much better in fact, that you’re wondering, does it make sense to go all in on this? Would …

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What’s Going on in California? Will AB5 Force Grubhub Doordash Uber Eats to Shut Down?

Uber and Lyft may be shutting down this week in California. Will Doordash, Grubhub and Postmates follow suit? How does this impact Uber Eats food delivery? And what will this mean to those of us not in California? We’ll talk about what all is going on in California, talk a little about the ballot initiative …

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Should Uber Eats Show Couriers the Tip Amount Up Front?

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 …

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What is it like delivering for Uber Eats?

I’m starting a new series, asking what is it like to deliver for the delivery apps, starting this week with Uber Eats. Last fall, we dedicated some episodes to whether each of the four major options are good ones, including Episode 45 where we asked, “Is Uber Eats a good delivery option for independent contractors?” …

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Can You Really Make $100,000 a Year With Uber Eats? (Or Grubhub, Doordash, etc.)

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 …

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