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…

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…

How to Run Multiple Apps

How to Run Multiple Apps

First off, I don’t recommend working multiple apps to new drivers. I would work DoorDash for a few weeks until you’re very comfortable and know your area very well. After that, know your other app very well. Just work that app for a few weeks to become familiar with it. Now, there’s a lot of…