Quick Tips for Uber Drivers – Driving Smart & Maximizing Revenue

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<ul><li><p>Quick Tips for Uber Drivers: Driving Smart and Maximizing Revenue </p><p>Copyright of uberkit.net </p><p>Purchased by Malik Akande, inquiries@uberkit.net #5540851</p></li><li><p>Quick Tips for Uber Drivers: Driving Smart and Maximizing Revenue </p><p>Copyright of uberkit.net </p><p>Contents 1. Disclaimer &amp; Confidentiality Notice ...................................................................................................... 3 </p><p>1.1 General Disclaimer &amp; Confidentiality Notice ................................................................................ 3 </p><p>1.2 URL Disclosure............................................................................................................................... 4 </p><p>2. Document Overview ............................................................................................................................. 4 </p><p>2.1 Know your Staging Points ............................................................................................................. 4 </p><p>2.2 Know Uber Rates ........................................................................................................................... 4 </p><p>2.3 Ask Questions ................................................................................................................................ 5 </p><p>2.4 Weather Forecasting ..................................................................................................................... 5 </p><p>2.5 Restaurant Week .......................................................................................................................... 6 </p><p>2.6 Eventbrite is your friend ............................................................................................................... 6 </p><p>2.7 Transit Points ................................................................................................................................ 6 </p><p>2.8 Know your consultants ................................................................................................................. 7 </p><p>2.9 Anticipate Surge Patterns ............................................................................................................. 7 </p><p>2.10 Downtown ..................................................................................................................................... 8 </p><p>2.11 Nightlife ......................................................................................................................................... 8 </p><p>2.12 College Students ........................................................................................................................... 8 </p><p>2.13 Lyft &amp; Others ................................................................................................................................. 8 </p><p>2.14 Where is your Competition? ......................................................................................................... 8 </p><p>2.15 Fare Review ................................................................................................................................... 9 </p><p>2.16 Uber Weekly Summary ................................................................................................................. 9 </p><p>2.17 Be nice (tips).................................................................................................................................. 9 </p><p>2.18 Tax Planning ................................................................................................................................ 10 </p><p>3. How to get free Uber Rides ................................................................................................................. 11 </p><p>4. Let us refer you (new Uber Drivers) .................................................................................................... 11 </p><p>5. Message to our Readers ..................................................................................................................... 12 </p><p>6. Our Products: ...................................................................................................................................... 12 </p><p>5.1 The Handbook of Uber Drivers Kit ............................................................................................ 12 </p><p>5.2 How to Own an Uber Black Fleet Kit ....................................................................................... 12 </p><p>Purchased by Malik Akande, inquiries@uberkit.net #5540851</p></li><li><p>Quick Tips for Uber Drivers: Driving Smart and Maximizing Revenue </p><p>Copyright of uberkit.net </p><p>1. Disclaimer &amp; Confidentiality Notice </p><p>1.1 General Disclaimer &amp; Confidentiality Notice </p><p>GENERAL Disclosure </p><p> The information provided in this report is confidential information of and </p><p>proprietary to Honcho LLC and is being furnished with the mutual agreement that </p><p>you shall keep such information confidential. No part of this document can be </p><p>reproduced in any manner whatsoever without prior consent of the author. </p><p> This document and the information contained in it CAN BE DISCLOSED/ SHARED </p><p>WITH OTHERS AS LOG AS IT IS KEPT IN ITS ORIGINAL FORM and not modified. </p><p> This document IS NOT FOR RE-SALE </p><p> In preparing this assessment, Honcho LLC has not sought to independently confirm </p><p>the completeness or accuracy of the information and will not be responsible for any </p><p>omission or misrepresentation in its Assessment arising out of reliance on such </p><p>information. </p><p> This assessment was based on the Dallas, TX Market. Honcho LLC identifies what we </p><p>believe are the key assumptions for this assessment and believes they can be </p><p>extended to other markets accordingly. It is your responsibility to ensure that you </p><p>adjust the key assumptions that are relevant to your own market </p><p> Honcho LLC does not warrant or make representations in respect of the accuracy or </p><p>completeness of this Assessment. </p><p> You shall be responsible for determining whether to use or refrain from using any </p><p>suggestions or recommendations made by Honcho LLC </p><p>URL Disclosure </p><p> The information provided in this document has some urls/links and codes which are </p><p>affiliate in nature. You may get a free ride or other forms of compensation if you use </p><p>them. </p><p>Published: </p><p>Purchased by Malik Akande, inquiries@uberkit.net #5540851</p></li><li><p>Quick Tips for Uber Drivers: Driving Smart and Maximizing Revenue </p><p>Copyright of uberkit.net </p><p> February 20th 2015 by Honcho LLC; Copyright 2015 by Honcho LLC </p><p> Published by Uberkit.net: A Division of Honcho, LLC. Uberkit.netTM is a Trademark </p><p>of Honcho, LLC. </p><p> For more information contact us at www.uberkit.net </p><p>1.2 URL Disclosure The information provided in this document has some urls/links and codes which are affiliate in </p><p>nature. You may get a free ride or other forms of compensation if you use them. </p><p>2. Document Overview In this short document, I will quickly give you (the Uber Driver) a couple of Tips that will come in </p><p>handy in driving smart, rather than hard, and ultimately help in maximizing your revenue! </p><p>2.1 Know your Staging Points A staging point is essentially a stopping place or assembly point en route to a destination. It is </p><p>the place you wait for your Uber customers/ riders. Knowing where to wait for fares will make </p><p>the difference between picking up 1 customer per hour to maybe 5 per hour. </p><p>Some common staging points are at hotels, restaurants and airports. In selecting staging points, </p><p>it is important to observe customer behavior and keep a detailed log of rides picked up and at </p><p>what points in the day. Also important is talking to other rideshare drivers. Over time it will be </p><p>obvious when and where you need to respond to requests for Uber cars by customers. </p><p>2.2 Know Uber Rates In order to maximize your income, it is also important to know the rates for different cities. For </p><p>example the rates for Springfield IL and Saint Louis Missouri (which are about an hour away by </p><p>car) are widely different (as at 01/30/2015). If you live in a border town, you might be able to </p><p>take advantage of the more lucrative routes in the nearby city. For example </p><p>City Base Rates Safe Rides Fee Min. Fare Cancellation Fee </p><p>Springfield, IL $2 Base Fare +$0.20 per minute +$1.65 per mile </p><p>$1 $5 $5 </p><p>Saint Louis, MO $7 Base Fare +$0.45 per minute +$3.55 per mile </p><p>N/A $15 $10 </p><p>See the current rates for the cities mentioned above here: </p><p> https://www.Uber.com/cities/springfield-il (Springfield, IL) </p><p>Purchased by Malik Akande, inquiries@uberkit.net #5540851</p></li><li><p>Quick Tips for Uber Drivers: Driving Smart and Maximizing Revenue </p><p>Copyright of uberkit.net </p><p> https://www.Uber.com/cities/st-louis (Saint Louis, MO) </p><p>2.3 Ask Questions As previously mentioned it is important to ask a lot of questions. Talk to other Uber Drivers and </p><p>also your clients (Uber customers) if they are willing to chat with you. (FYI dont push a </p><p>discussion though if they are not particularly chatty or you might get dinged by the user when it </p><p>comes time to get rated). The answers to these questions can help you refine and get the most </p><p>optimal staging points for your Uber driving schedule. </p><p>Some questions you can ask other drivers (and also yourself) are: </p><p>a) Can you tell me where your good staging points are? </p><p>b) Can you tell me what times to be at these staging points (follow up to the first question </p><p>above)? </p><p>c) Are there certain events I should pay attention to in the coming weeks? </p><p>d) What events calendar do you use? </p><p>e) Where is the nightlife? </p><p>Some questions you can ask your passengers (if they are chatty) are: </p><p>a) So where are you going to today? </p><p>b) Are you a regular Uber passenger? </p><p>c) What type of events do you typically call Uber cars for? </p><p>d) Do you use Uber at specific times? </p><p>The aggregate answers to the afore-mentioned questions from different passengers can help </p><p>you with selecting staging locations and planning your driving schedule. You can also come up </p><p>with other interesting questions too. Just remember to make sure the conversation is relaxed, </p><p>and does not feel like a job interview. Just let the conversation flow! </p><p>2.4 Weather Forecasting The Uber pricing regimen includes a concept called surge pricing. According to Uber rates </p><p>increase to get more cars on the road and ensure reliability during the busiest times (i.e. lots of </p><p>passengers, but not enough Uber drivers). When enough cars are on the road, prices go back </p><p>down to normal levels </p><p>As an Uber driver you should be aware of patterns in weather that can cause this price spike </p><p>(sometimes up to 5 times the normal rate). Keeping a detailed driving log can help you with a </p><p>high level data analysis, and make you the surge price soothsayer. </p><p>As a rule of thumb, if you dont feel like driving because the weather is bad, so do other drivers. </p><p>The scarcity of drivers will cause an imbalance in the Uber ecosystem: This is good for you!!! </p><p>$$$$ You can take advantage of this, and make up to 5 times as much money when others dont </p><p>Purchased by Malik Akande, inquiries@uberkit.net #5540851</p></li><li><p>Quick Tips for Uber Drivers: Driving Smart and Maximizing Revenue </p><p>Copyright of uberkit.net </p><p>and take a break later. (Note be wise and use discretion, ultimately you cannot make money if </p><p>your car is totaled, or worse you are in the morgue). </p><p>2.5 Restaurant Week Have you ever read an ad similar to this in a newspaper or website: </p><p>San Diego, CA San Diego Restaurant Week is ecstatic to celebrate 11 years of culinary </p><p>excellence by offering an entire week of delicious discounted dining at some of San Diego </p><p>Countys finest restaurants! For ONE WEEK ONLY, Sunday, January 18th through Saturday, </p><p>January 24th, foodies will be able to eat their hearts out at over 200 participating restaurants </p><p>that will offer three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for just $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person and/or </p><p>two-course prix-fixe lunch menus for only $10, $15 or $20 per person </p><p>- http://www.sandiegorestaurantweek.com/press </p><p>If you love food and have a little bit of cash, then you probably got excited like me. Restaurant </p><p>weeks across the country are typically cash cows for restaurants, and now they are cash cows </p><p>for you - the Uber driver. Wherever there are lots of people, especially young, hip, and trendy </p><p>people then there is an opportunity for you to make money driving with Uber. </p><p>2.6 Eventbrite is your friend By now, I would assume that you are starting to see a pattern! Wherever there is demand for </p><p>transportation by young people, trendy people, or professionals, there is probably a demand for </p><p>Uber. This means sporting events, music events, concerts, and conventions are prime venues to </p><p>pick those Uber passengers. </p><p>Once you have gone through the event websites, and determined the events which lots of people </p><p>will be at, plan to be there 10 to 15 minutes before the scheduled end of the event to pick up </p><p>customers. </p><p>I have a personal bias for eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com); however, there are other </p><p>sites I recommend which you can monitor for events. You should probably do this on a weekly </p><p>basis as you plan your driving schedule. </p><p>Some other popular event sites: </p><p> www.ticketmaster.com </p><p> www.meetup.com </p><p>2.7 Transit Points Where there are lots of people, especially in the cities, there is probably a demand for Uber. Even </p><p>better is where there are lots of people trying to go from point A to point B. Airports, train </p><p>stations, and some bus stations are excellent staging points for some people. At airports </p><p>specifically, the rates for picking up people might be a lot higher than normal rates. Now be </p><p>careful to follow the rules in these areas (or you might get fined). </p><p>Purchased by Malik Akande, inquiries@uberkit.net #5540851</p></li><li><p>Quick Tips for Uber Drivers: Driving Smart and Maximizing Revenue </p><p>Copyright of uberkit.net </p><p>2.8 Know your consultants Now as a career consultant myself, I know that there are lots of opportunities for Uber drivers to </p><p>make money from consultants. Here are a couple of things that make consultants the perfect </p><p>customers for Uber drivers: </p><p>a) They travel every week to their client site: Typically they fly out Sunday night or Monday </p><p>morning to their place of work (client site) and they do this every week. As an Uber driver, if </p><p>you know where there is a concentration of consultants, you can make more money by having </p><p>a staging area when and where these consultants are known to want transportation to the </p><p>airport (early in the morning on Mondays -4am to 6am, or Sundays after 4pm). </p><p>You might be asking how do I find where these consultants congregate? Well it is by asking </p><p>questions. Remember that section we went over? </p><p>b) They typically go to work every day in their clients city: Sometimes there are constraints that </p><p>prevent consultants from renting cars. i.e. Client restrictions, cost restrictions, or sometimes </p><p>parking in the city they are in is a hassle (for example - Washington DC). </p><p>If you know where the consultants lodge (you can find scores of them at some hotels, from </p><p>different consulting firms) you can make these particular hotels your staging area. On </p><p>Mondays through Wednesdays, thes...</p></li></ul>

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