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Side Hustle Tips to Help You Earn Money from Charging Bird Scooters

Whether you’re trying to make a little extra cash to help you get by until payday or you want to boost your savings to get one step closer to a major purchase, there are a host of opportunities in the gig economy to find a side hustle that fits your talents and schedule. Yet it’s important to remember that side hustles typically involve some expenses. For example, if you’re charging Bird scooters, that’s your electricity that you’re using to do so. Before getting started, it’s smart to tally up your total expenses and look for ways to maximize your time and funds. Not sure how to determine the costs of a side hustle like charging Bird scooters? Here’s everything you need to know. How to make money charging Bird scooters Charging Bird scooters is a gig that appeals to a lot of people because you can mostly be in charge of your own schedule — you pick the scooters up, charge them and drop them back in high-traffic areas between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. per Bird’s app. Bird refers to...


Jul 15, 2020

Uber Wants to Drive Into the Scooter-Sharing Industry by Purchasing Bird

Ride-sharing giant Uber has a possible multi-billion dollar deal in the works to purchase the scooter-sharing company Bird, according to the Information. Uber already has a minority stake in Bird competitor Lime, which highlights a significant effort to enter the scooter industry. The company also has its hand in the electric bicycle-sharing industry with its JUMP feature, which lets users rent bike rides. As more companies like Maven and ZipCar look to enter the ride-sharing space, industry leaders Uber and Lyft are finding new ways to revamp their offerings. Uber’s competitor Lyft has also taken strides in the scooter and bike-sharing spheres. Lyft acquired Motivate, the New York-based bike sharing company, for $250 million in November. The company also offers a scooter-sharing service in Denver, Arlington, V.A., Santa Monica, C.A. and Washington, D.C. To keep users hooked in such a competitive industry, both companies have also expanded to rewards, loyalty programs, and other...

Arriana McLymore

Dec 3, 2018