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Is Uber Tipping Feature a Game Changer?

Uber recently announced tipping would be allowed from the Uber app.  To this point, tips were only allowed outside of the application in cold, hard cash. It always felt a little antiquated to me to...

The Number One Thing ALL Uber Drivers Should Be Using

If you are an Uber driver you are familiar with the inherent risks associated with your job.  Anyone who deals with the public is at risk of coming across the wrong people. But Uber...

What is UberEATS?

I recently began delivering meals for Uber as part of their UberEATS program. It is has been a fun change of pace from shuffling humans around all night. How does UberEATS work? Think of UberEATS as...

Crazy Uber Stories from the Driver Seat

One of the unadvertised perks of being an Uber driver is the free entertainment in the form of listening to passengers - especially the drunk ones. As they say, there are only three things you...

How I Track Mileage Driving For Uber

Any seasoned business owner will tell you the number one thing that can derail your chances of success is to ignore taxes.  Taxes are inevitable and must be properly accounted for in running your business. Driving for...

Top Uber Destinations in Macon, GA

I have enjoyed driving for Uber in the Macon area for the last few months. The city has a lot to offer with a revitalized downtown area that is often thriving on Friday and Saturday...

8 Secrets for Earning a 5-Star Rating Driving for Uber

Uber uses a rating system for drivers and passengers, but the driver rating system is something to pay close attention to if you are Uber driver.  Drop too low and you will find yourself...

Conversation Starters for Uber Drivers

Being an Uber driver can be filled with awkward moments, including awkward silence.  When someone first enters my SUV I like to ask a couple of questions to gauge how eager the passenger is...

New Uber Driver Essential Gear

I've been earning some side hustle money driving for Uber the last few months. My number rule for any Uber car is to keep it clean.  The last thing passengers want to do is get...

Uber Pickups At Atlanta Airport

The city council of Atlanta voted on September 19, 2016 to allow rideshare drivers to pick up passengers at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport beginning January 1, 2017.  It's about time. For nearly a year now Uber, Lyft and taxi...