I ran ubereats for a few months on Saturdays last year. initially I was beyond irritated because the pay was so ungodly low for using my car, and Uber said customers were allowed to give tips. Then I realized that there was basically a secret document I had to authorize to allow tips that wasn't...
...does it list what those were??
This last year was my 1st one driving for ol' Travis & Uber... and the first one I understand that they allowed tips.
Now, those are clearly labeled on Lyft's 1099, but of course, Uber doesn't give you a 1099 (unless you make like over $10,000).
Just when you thought Uber could go no lower
HELLO UBER COMMUNITY!
I felt after a long time of driving. I wanted to start sharing my knowledge. I am a Colorado driver. I have driven in all the Uber cities in the USA, and have built a great business from it. I currently have 3 intern drivers in a small program I started here. Just to test...
Per Uber policy; Uber drivers can ask for tips now, but at their own discretion, more info in the Uber webpage found on this link:
What do you guys think? Is it wrong ? Is it begging?Is it morally unacceptable?
Here's the original article:
The writer (from TimeOut Chicago) is trying to analyse when it's better to take a taxi cab over an Uber for a rider, and in the third paragraph from the bottom he writes:
Was just watching Spike (Amercan channel) and the Lyft commercial came on. It has the Uber executives in a boardroom looking at footage of Lyft drivers and the drivers are smiling and real happy. One exec asks why they are so happy and another replies "it's coz Lyft passengers are allowed to tip...
Hello Uber People,
I’m doing an expert roundup on my site and I think many Rideshare drivers would love to know your answer to this question:
What are 3 valuable tips to be a successful rideshare driver?
Thanks in advance!
Oh and naturally, I’ll include a link back you.
Please message me...
I worked busy and not so busy periods, averaging $9 something per hour. Factoring in gas, mileage and other expenses (wear and tear) I averaged a whopping, like $5.50 per hour! According to my calculations, Uber was taking for themselves 41% total of what clients payed out. That's a net 59%...
Uber is making a mistake by not taping into that revenue stream potential by not adding a tip button. I have skimmed the Lyft forums and they don't get tips either even with the tip option button in the app.