Uber moves to end surge pricing; here’s how drivers are responding.

Uber announced last Thursday that they were planning on phasing out Surge completely starting with major cities in the U.S and in India. The app will now show the fare before you embark on your ride rather than at the end. Continue reading “Uber moves to end surge pricing; here’s how drivers are responding.”

Uber, Lyft and Deliv to partner with Walmart to deliver groceries

Walmart and Sam’s club are going to use Uber, Lyft and Deliv to make last mile grocery deliveries. A plan wil be unveiled in the near future giving details of the partnership. This will be in order to compete with Amazon Fresh and other last mile grocery delivery services. We had written about whether Uber was becoming the new Walmart.. Continue reading “Uber, Lyft and Deliv to partner with Walmart to deliver groceries”

Uber Tips: Have the SherpaShare tip decals helped?

Thousands of our ‘Tips are appreciated’ signs have now hit the road across the US, in response to one of the non-monetary terms of the proposed Uber settlement. Here are our tips on getting more tips, and success stories from some early drivers using our tip signs. Continue reading “Uber Tips: Have the SherpaShare tip decals helped?”

Uber, Taxes, and New Orleans: An interview with @HippyChick

With tax season in full swing we decided to dive deeper with one of our community experts, @HippyChick on Pulse, who has boatloads of tax expertise and opinions on what its like to drive in New Orleans. Here’s our in-depth Q&A with her… Continue reading “Uber, Taxes, and New Orleans: An interview with @HippyChick”

Arcade City: Can it challenge Uber and Lyft?

A new decentralized ride share system has emerged that has been garnering a lot of attention on Pulse. It is called Arcade City. Arcade City plans to radically change the rideshare landscape by offering peer to peer payment between riders and passengers. No cut is taken by Arcade City if you do not use their system to transfer payment. So, will it work? SherpaShare Blog takes a look. Continue reading “Arcade City: Can it challenge Uber and Lyft?”

Uber XChange or Breeze? When to rent or lease a car

Car leasing firms have been emerging as people look to facilitate and expand the growing market. Uber, Breeze among others often market low or no credit requirements to drive home in your own car. But with rates being slashed nationally, does it really make sense to rent a car? Continue reading “Uber XChange or Breeze? When to rent or lease a car”

Uber, Lyft Driver Earnings Per Hour Worked

Last week we published our “On-Demand Driver Demographic Report”, the largest report of its kind, and we pulled out 5 important trends.

This chart is a bonus to that original report, highlighting what drivers reported earnings per month (gross) based on the number of hours they worked per week. This was base on 963 drivers across the US, over 90% of which drove for Uber and/or Lyft.

Uber Lyft Gross Earnings Per Month by Hours Worked Per Week

This chart shows average gross earnings per month based on the survey responses. This can help you see where you might potentially fall, or if you’re already driving, if you’re above or below average for your driving time commitment. To find out more about the survey and methodology, check out the original report.

You can see your earnings, expenses, and miles on SherpaShare. Sign up for free to try out.