Although Uber is the top dog in the rideshare wars, many drivers still find themselves gravitating towards other services like Lyft and Sidecar to maximize their earning potential. Today, RSG contributor, Scott Van Maldegiam takes a look at Uber vs. Lyft (vs Sidecar) and compares everything from earning potential to quality of passengers.
As we say in Chicago, if you don’t like the weather, wait 5 minutes. In that respect, the rideshare industry is pretty much the same way. Between promotions, rate changes, bonuses, and guarantees, there is a lot to keep track of. Today, I’m going to bring it all together though. I will focus on Uber and Lyft since they are the most widely available across the country, but I will also throw in some Sidecar stuff too.
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Where Will I Make the Most Money?
That, of course, is the million dollar question. This answer won’t be the same for every market or even every driver within a market, but I’m going to do my best to help you figure it out. I will break down the different elements that will affect how much you make and which service wins in each money-making category. [Read more…]