I’m a big fan of leveraging your status as a rideshare driver for business & networking opportunities. I think everyone should be doing it or at least thinking about it. Today, RSG contributor, Joe Strandell does a follow-up interview with the The Uberpreneur of Forbes fame.
You may have read about this story on Forbes recently: Gavin Escolar earned $252,000 as an Uber driver last year. Originally from the Philippines, Gavin immigrated and now serves the San Francisco area with his high end jewelry business. Gavin has managed to set up a mobile jewelry store with his vehicle and what started as a family business is now a fast growing luxury profession.
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Forbes has coined Gavin as the “Uberpreneur” to describe someone who uses the Uber platform to promote his or her own business. Gavin’s sales approach is what I think makes him and his story special. It’s my goal (Joe) to get to this point so I wanted to pick Gavin’s brain a little bit more and see how he does it with a few questions. [Read more…]