making more money as an Uber driver

Published in Taxi on 20th January 2016

I’d like to give you some insight into some of my secrets to making more money as an Uber driver. It took me a while to figure these out and I’ve tried all kinds of strategies, some more, others less successful. It is crucial to not just drive around, but to know your game. So how can you make more money as an Uber driver?

In general, when you drive for Uber, think of your Uber fares in terms of an hourly wage. This will give you a clear unit to measure your success with (as opposed to thinking in terms of daily income, etc.)

nouberdriveruberpreneurSo our goal is to maximize that ‘hourly wage’. After all, you’re doing it for the cash that remains with you, not to spend it all on gas, right? It can make a substantial difference. You’re not just an Uber driver, you’re basically an ‘Uberpreneur’, which means you have to be efficient and cost-conscious. So here are the first 5 basics:

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