One of the things I’ve been wanting to try out this year is providing more stories about what it’s like out there on the road. Today, RSG contributor Joe Strandell gives us his Valentine’s Day recap and provides some good actionable advice on what he does to provide a one of a kind experience.
Valentine’s Day 2015 was great for ridesharing. In Santa Barbara, where I live, it was surging for most of the day on Saturday and lots of people were in town, in love and in need of rides. I started at 2 pm myself and went strong until 11 pm. I made about $350 after Lyft and Uber took their cut which averaged to about $38 an hour (including higher than average tips).
There was one particular ride that was pretty memorable though.
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It was nearing the end of the night and these 4 girls were heading to the club, EOS. There is something particularly strange about this club. Every time people go, things happen. I have yet to actually step a foot inside their doors but really…. Every time, I pick someone up or drop someone off it seems to be a little memorable. [Read more…]