Skip to Content

Podcast for Delivery Independent Contractors

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?

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

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 …

Read More about Seven Characteristics of a Business Owner You Need as a Delivery Contractor

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 …

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

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 …

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

He’s making $40 per hour… delivering ON A BIKE! Interview with Kevin from Financial Panther

This is my typical blog post that goes along with the podcast episode. We’re talking with Kevin Ha, blogger with FinancialPanther.com. Kevin has some great stuff out there on his blog about the wise use of money, saving, and side hustles. He paid off over $80,000 over about two and a half months by working …

Read More about He’s making $40 per hour… delivering ON A BIKE! Interview with Kevin from Financial Panther

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 …

Read More about Should Uber Eats Show Couriers the Tip Amount Up Front?

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 …

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

Episode 78: Enjoying What We Do with Mike Bisceglia of Mike Delivers

It was an incredible honor having Mike Bisceglia from the Mike Delivers podcast as a guest on today’s episode. It’s really easy to get going talking about delivery, stories from the road, all that. We easily could have kept going forever. You can follow Mike on Twitter or you can join his Patreon community for …

Read More about Episode 78: Enjoying What We Do with Mike Bisceglia of Mike Delivers

How to Save on Gas When Delivering for Doordash Uber Eats Grubhub Postmates etc.

Who needed to save gas delivering for Grubhub, Doordash, Uber Eats, Postmates and others when it was so cheap??? If there was anything wonderful about the whole stay at home ordeal, it was that gas prices bottomed out to next to nothing for awhile. I heard some say that it was kind of like a …

Read More about How to Save on Gas When Delivering for Doordash Uber Eats Grubhub Postmates etc.

Who is the Best Delivery App to Start With? Grubhub, Postmates, Doordash or Uber Eats?

Say you’re ready to dip your toe into being a delivery driver. You want to make some extra money. Maybe you’re in the middle of a job hunt and you need to make some money on the side. A good number of you reading this have already started delivering. How does this help you? If …

Read More about Who is the Best Delivery App to Start With? Grubhub, Postmates, Doordash or Uber Eats?

How Do I Calculate Quarterly Taxes Estimates for Doordash Grubhub Uber Eats Postmates and other gig work?

How do you know how to calculate what you should pay in quarterly in estimated tax payments when you deliver for Doordash, Grubhub, Uber Eats, or others? Do you have to pay quarterly? WHEN do you have to pay? NORMALLY you would make your second quarterly payment on June 15. This year, the federal government …

Read More about How Do I Calculate Quarterly Taxes Estimates for Doordash Grubhub Uber Eats Postmates and other gig work?

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.

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

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 …

Read More about Doordash Deactivations, Completion Rates, Late or Incomplete Deliveries