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Can I be deactivated for using the old Doordash version 5.63.6 or third party apps like Dash Utility?

Is it possible to get deactivated by Doordash for using the older version 5.63.6 of the Dasher app? Or how about for using an app like Driver’s Utility Helper (DUH, sometimes known in the driver community as Dash Utility) to help you make decisions? Is there a danger in linking to apps or programs where …

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Doordash Updated Contractor Agreement – What has changed? (December, 2020)

Dashers today discovered that they have to agree to the new updated Doordash Independent Contractor Agreement if they want to dash. What has changed on the updated Doordash Independent Contractor Agreement? Changes in the agreement appear to be geared towards strengthening their case in the use of independent contractors, making mass arbitration more difficult, and …

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Can I Make Enough Delivering Only for Doordash? (FAQ Series)

In a time where working multiple delivery platforms is a thing, can I make enough money if I choose delivering only for Doordash? When does it make sense to go with multiple options? When does it make sense to choose just one? Can I make enough delivering only for Doordash? There is no universal answer …

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Doordash Deactivations, Completion Rates, Late or Incomplete Deliveries

Doordash has a problem. And they’re cracking down. I just wonder if their solution to their problem ends up creating a bigger problem for them in the long run. Related: A more recent wave of deactivations and more changes in deactivation policies prompted this more recent article on Contract Violations and Fraudulent Activity (how in …

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Doordash and Car Insurance – Are You Insured While Delivering? Does Doordash Provide Coverage?

Were you aware that your auto insurance may not cover you if in an accident while delivering for Doordash? Do you need special insurance like commercial auto? Are you uninsured when delivering? Does Doordash have your back? Who covers what if you are in an accident? How do you find out? Let’s look at how …

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Four Reasons Not to Trust What Doordash Customer Care Tells You

I’ve seen this many times. Someone reports they were told something by a Doordash care representative that seemed off. A Doordash told them they have to accept so many orders. They’re told they are required to go back to the restaurant when the restaurant messed up the order (without additional compensation). The customer entered the …

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Is Doordash a Good Delivery Option for Independent Contractors?

As part of the Deliver on Your Business Podcast, we are looking at the four leading delivery companies and examining some of the pros and cons of working with each. This week, it’s finally time to take a look at Doordash. I planned to do this earlier, but decided to wait for the new pay …

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Is the New Doordash Pay Model Good?: My First Impressions

Now that the new Doordash pay model is testing, people are asking, is it good or bad? I’ve been in one of the test groups for two weeks now, and so far my answer to the question: Yes. There’s good and there’s bad. In the end, is the glass half full or half empty? Doordash …

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This is a Test. This is Only a Test. Four Takeaways from Doordash Testing the New Pay Model

You may have noticed Doordash Testing the New Pay Model at scale now, especially if you are active in any driver forums. There is panic. You see all the “see? I told you so” folks who didn’t want the model changed. Dashers are in an uproar. It’s a test, people. It’s only a test. Give …

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Getting Paid by Doordash: Why Are They Changing? What Can We Expect?

Let’s talk about a history of getting paid by Doordash. I have planned doing an epsiode on each of the four main food delivery services, on Postmates, Grubhub, Doordash and Uber Eats. We already had episodes on Grubhub and Postmates. My intention was to do Doordash next, however that is on hold. I wanted to …

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Meet the New Doordash Pay Model. Same as the Old Doordash Pay Model

I read through the email announcing the new Doordash pay model, and I have to say, I’m not sure it’s going to be much of a change. Doordash announced a new pay structure on August 22, saying they would roll it out ‘next month’ (September). Of course, September is here, and it shouldn’t surprise anyone …

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Has the New Doordash Pay Model Started Yet?

Has the New Doordash Pay Model Started Yet? I mean, it’s September, right? No. It hasn’t happened. Don’t expect it to for a few weeks. In the August 22 email announcing details for the new Doordash pay model, Tony Xu simply stated the model would roll out ‘next month.’ There was no date promised, other …

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