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The Rideshare Guy Podcast is a show dedicated to the rideshare industry and interviews everyone from drivers for Uber and Lyft to CEOs of rideshare companies and academic researchers. Harry Campbell started driving for Uber and Lyft in 2014, and offers a blog, podcast, Youtube channel and video training course to rideshare drivers. We'll cover all of the most popular TNC topics from taxes and insurance to maximizing your profitability and even saving some gas. Whether you drive for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash or Postmates, we'll cover it all!

The Rideshare Guy Podcast is a show dedicated to the rideshare industry and interviews everyone from drivers for Uber and Lyft to CEOs of rideshare companies and academic researchers. Harry Campbell started driving for Uber and Lyft in 2014, and offers a blog, podcast, Youtube channel and video training course to rideshare drivers. We'll cover all of the most popular TNC topics from taxes and insurance to maximizing your profitability and even saving some gas. Whether you drive for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash or Postmates, we'll cover it all!
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The Rideshare Guy Podcast is a show dedicated to the rideshare industry and interviews everyone from drivers for Uber and Lyft to CEOs of rideshare companies and academic researchers. Harry Campbell started driving for Uber and Lyft in 2014, and offers a blog, podcast, Youtube channel and video training course to rideshare drivers. We'll cover all of the most popular TNC topics from taxes and insurance to maximizing your profitability and even saving some gas. Whether you drive for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash or Postmates, we'll cover it all!

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Episodes

RSG078: A Day in the Life of a VC with Damir Becirovic

8/16/2018
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If you’ve ever wondered how small companies get big funding, this podcast episode is for you. I talk with Damir Becirovic, a venture capitalist with Index Ventures, about investing in companies like Bird and so much more. If you have a company or idea in mind, you definitely want to check out this episode to […] The post RSG078: A Day in the Life of a VC with Damir Becirovic appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:42:25

RSG077: Meet the Minnesota Lawyer Who Delivers & Walks Dogs in His Spare Time!

7/24/2018
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Have you ever wanted to make money from things you already do in your spare time? It’s possible, and it’s not difficult! In this podcast episode, I interview Kevin, a delivery driver in Minnesota who’s delivered with Postmates, DoorDash, UberEATS and so much more about his strategies for delivery driving by bike plus how he […] The post RSG077: Meet the Minnesota Lawyer Who Delivers & Walks Dogs in His Spare Time! appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:38:01

RSG076: Sarah Kessler on the Failed Promises of the Gig Economy

7/3/2018
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We’re ten years into the “gig economy”, which was initially conceived of as a way to help workers be their own bosses, work on their own schedules, and still bring in a comfortable wage. 10 years in, we can now take a good look about the benefits and downsides of the gig economy. In this […] The post RSG076: Sarah Kessler on the Failed Promises of the Gig Economy appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:39:31

RSG075: Bryan Chung on What it’s Like to Interview for a Job at Lyft

6/12/2018
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to work at a rideshare company like Lyft? In this episode, I interview Bryan Chung, who interviewed to work at Lyft, about his experience and his takeaways. If you’ve ever wondered what the process is like to work there, or even how to find jobs there in the […] The post RSG075: Bryan Chung on What it’s Like to Interview for a Job at Lyft appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:41:18

RSG074: Bryant Greening on Dealing with Uber and Lyft Accidents

5/22/2018
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While most rides go off without a hitch, the more you drive, the more susceptible you are to getting into an accident, whether it’s your fault or not. You can’t control the other drivers on the road, but what do you need to know to prepare yourself for this eventuality? In this episode, I talk […] The post RSG074: Bryant Greening on Dealing with Uber and Lyft Accidents appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:51:23

RSG073: Taylor Soper on What It’s Like to Deliver Packages for Amazon Flex

5/8/2018
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Have you ever wondered how Amazon Flex works? Are you paid hourly, what’s the wear and tear on your vehicle like, and what’s up with drones? Today, I talk with Taylor Soper of GeekWire about his experience working for Amazon Flex. We’ll cover how much you can expect to make, what the pros and cons […] The post RSG073: Taylor Soper on What It’s Like to Deliver Packages for Amazon Flex appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:33:38

Bonus Episode of The Rideshare Guide Chapter 1: What It’s Really Like to be a Rideshare Driver

4/24/2018
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The Rideshare Guide is officially live today! You can buy it online at the booksellers below, or you can buy it from your local bookstore using this link. In this bonus episode of The Rideshare Guy podcast, I give you a preview audiobook version of Chapter One of The Rideshare Guide. Feel free to play this in […] The post Bonus Episode of The Rideshare Guide Chapter 1: What It’s Really Like to be a Rideshare Driver appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:23:33

RSG072: Michael Campbell on What It Takes to Publish a Book Like The Rideshare Guide

4/12/2018
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The Rideshare Guide comes out in less than two weeks, and in this episode of The Rideshare Guy podcast, I give you a behind the scenes look of what it takes to publish a book like The Rideshare Guide! Take a listen to this episode and let me know what you think in the comments […] The post RSG072: Michael Campbell on What It Takes to Publish a Book Like The Rideshare Guide appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:48:29

RSG071: John O’Connell Tells Us What It’s Like to Drive for UberXL

3/20/2018
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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to drive for UberXL, but didn’t want to buy an XL vehicle to try it out? Is it true XL drivers make a lot more money? In this episode, I interview John O’Connell, an UberXL driver in San Francisco, about his experience, tips and more driving with UberXL. […] The post RSG071: John O’Connell Tells Us What It’s Like to Drive for UberXL appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:45:56

RSG070: Andrew Salzberg on How Uber is Shaping The Future of Transportation

2/27/2018
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Have you ever wondered how Uber is planning for the future? Today, I interview Andrew Salzberg, head of Transportation Policy and Research at Uber. We cover everything from Uber’s upcoming partnerships with cities like Cincinnati, transportation infrastructure as cities continue to grow, plus electric cars. If you’ve ever been curious about how Uber plans for […] The post RSG070: Andrew Salzberg on How Uber is Shaping The Future of Transportation appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog...

Duration:00:35:57

RSG069: Will Uber Ever Be Profitable? An Interview with Len Sherman

2/6/2018
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If you follow our weekly round ups, you’ve probably noticed a few articles about Uber’s profitability – or lack thereof. Today, I interview Professor Len Sherman of the Columbia Business School about an article he wrote titled “Why Can’t Uber Make Money?” We discuss Uber’s profitability, its business model, and its long term prospects in […] The post RSG069: Will Uber Ever Be Profitable? An Interview with Len Sherman appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:44:28

RSG068: Amir Ghorbani on How Swoop is Solving Group Transportation

1/16/2018
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If you’ve ever tried to book group transportation for a lot of people (birthday, bachelor party, family reunion, work retreats, etc.), you probably know how difficult it can be to find reliable transportation. A new company called Swoop seeks to change that difficulty by making it easy to find reliable transportation – and the company […] The post RSG068: Amir Ghorbani on How Swoop is Solving Group Transportation appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:52:49

RSG067: Jay Cradeur Shares What it Takes to Hit 15,000 Rides

12/25/2017
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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a full-time driver and entrepreneur? In this podcast episode, I interview RSG contributor Jay Cradeur about what it’s like full-time driving, the strategies he uses to not burn out (he’s given over 15,000 rides!), and how he’s transitioning from rideshare driving into his own business. It’s […] The post RSG067: Jay Cradeur Shares What it Takes to Hit 15,000 Rides appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:40:56

RSG066: Noah Lang on Helping Rideshare Drivers with Healthcare, Taxes and More!

12/5/2017
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In today’s episode, I’m covering an important topic that is frequently ignored by drivers because it’s so expensive and/or confusing: health insurance. One of the reasons it took me so long to become a full time rideshare driver and blogger was I was worried about health insurance. With my full-time job, I covered my wife […] The post RSG066: Noah Lang on Helping Rideshare Drivers with Healthcare, Taxes and More! appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:36:31

RSG065: Dave Sutton from Who’s Driving You

11/22/2017
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Even if you don’t listen to the news much, you’ve probably heard at least one story of Uber drivers behaving badly, whether it’s yelling at passengers or outright assaulting them. Uber is a sexy topic in the news, which means these types of stories (especially if they’re recorded by passengers) will get headlines, but it […] The post RSG065: Dave Sutton from Who’s Driving You appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:41:45

RSG064: Two MRP Students Share Their Best Strategies and Tips

11/7/2017
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Maximum Ridesharing Profits is a course I created, along with another experienced rideshare driver, a few years ago, and it’s been incredibly helpful for students who’ve taken the course. Today, I wanted to bring on two MRP students to discuss the strategies they learned from MRP and what they’ve implemented. Both Chike and Adan have […] The post RSG064: Two MRP Students Share Their Best Strategies and Tips appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:52:25

RSG063: How Hamed Yazdi Recruited Thousands of New Lyft and Uber Drivers

10/25/2017
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If you want to make more money as a driver, it pays to diversify. I’ve been saying this for a while, but today I have an interview with Hamed Yazdi, a driver who made thousands of dollars referring other drivers. The most surprising thing? Even after he was dropped by Lyft, he still kept hustling. The […] The post RSG063: How Hamed Yazdi Recruited Thousands of New Lyft and Uber Drivers appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:58:15

RSG062: How Techstars is Growing The Future of Mobility

10/3/2017
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Today, I have a really cool interview with Ted Serbinski of Techstars Mobility. If you’ve ever heard of Cargo or Gridwise, you’ve indirectly come into contact with Techstars Mobility! Basically, Techstars Mobility is a company that helps start ups in the mobility field get off the ground, get investors, and learn from successful mentors. Do […] The post RSG062: How Techstars is Growing The Future of Mobility appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:38:24

RSG061: How is the IDG Helping Rideshare Drivers

9/12/2017
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Do you ever wonder how Uber decided to add in-app tipping? Hint: it wasn’t out of the goodness of their hearts. It took driver action to get in-app tipping added to the Uber app, and some help from a Guild out of New York City known as the Independent Drivers Guild. Today, I speak with […] The post RSG061: How is the IDG Helping Rideshare Drivers appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:34:28

RSG060: What Questions are Uber and Lyft Drivers Asking?

8/23/2017
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When I tell people I run a rideshare blog, some people are surprised. “It’s just driving!” they say. Sure, while rideshare driving isn’t rocket science, there is a lot more than “just driving” that goes into being a good rideshare driver. In this podcast, I’m going to be answering a lot of questions that new […] The post RSG060: What Questions are Uber and Lyft Drivers Asking? appeared first on The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast.

Duration:00:28:49