Taxes and Repairs

Taxes and Repairs

If you’re brand new with using your car to deliver anything, you’re wondering about tax liability and car expenses. I’ve been delivering for over three years, so I know the math. Taxes. I have no idea what your tax liability will be, so a general rule of thumb is to save 20% of your weekly…

To Accept or Decline

To Accept or Decline

If you’re new, it’s important to know that your acceptance rate doesn’t matter. I’m at 28% and orders come flying in. But when you’re new, how do you know what to accept and what to decline? Well, for my advice to work, your area needs to be busy. The less busy you are, the less…

Updated DoorDash Deactivation Policy 59/19

Updated DoorDash Deactivation Policy 59/19

https://www.doordash.com/deactivationpolicy/ At DoorDash, we are proud to provide people across North America with flexible work opportunities that allow them to be their own boss, make meaningful money, and explore their community. As someone who delivers using the DoorDash platform (a “Dasher”), you will regularly interact with merchants and consumers. The most successful Dashers are able…

Building Your Reputation At the Restaurants

Building Your Reputation At the Restaurants

For new drivers, this can be the difference between having this be a really fun job, or miserable. What you have to first understand is this is a huge pain for the employees, and even management. They don’t get one extra dime because of DoorDash. In fact, if it’s dine-in, such Applebees, Ruby Tuesday, etc……

When To Unassign an Order

When To Unassign an Order

Starting this off, you should not be unassigning too many orders. My completion rate is 94%, meaning I’ve only unassigned 6 out of the last 100 deliveries. It’s a poor customer experience. The customer gets a notification that the driver has accepted the order and is on the way to the restaurant, or arrived at…

DoorDash as a Career?

DoorDash as a Career?

When I was brand new, and since I have a good full-time job, I would have said no. But I’ve changed my mind…for certain circumstances.  Not everyone had a marketable degree. Not everyone has a skill or trade. Then some people have life circumstances, such as being a single mom. Others may have certain health…