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Earn Extra Money With These App Delivery Jobs Today

Making deliveries can be a great way to make some extra part-time — or even full-time — income. While you won’t earn the benefits that come with a full-time job, you can make good money and choose your own schedule — vital for those taking care of family or with other jobs. You can find today’s most-popular delivery gigs, such as Amazon Flex, DoorDash, and Instacart, on your smartphone. If you have an insured vehicle, you can get started by downloading one of these apps and completing the job application form. Once accepted, you’ll be able to pick and choose your delivery shifts or pickups just by logging in. And you’ll be able to deliver items to each customer’s door to practice social distancing. Amazon Flex Given Amazon’s status as the world’s largest retailer, there are always Amazon deliveries to make. Through the Amazon Flex app, users sign up for an available shift, head to a local Amazon warehouse to have their cars or trucks loaded, then make deliveries. Flex drivers are...


Oct 16, 2020

The 3 Best Gig Jobs to Earn a Full-Time Income

For more than a decade , many industries have gradually shifted from hiring full-time employees in favor of contract workers. Whether by choice or necessity, many individuals work full-time in the “gig economy” — a labor market facilitated by online job boards advertising project-based or contract work — by stringing together multiple gigs to support themselves and their families. If you’re considering gig work, start by understanding which areas pay the most, require minimal startup costs, have relatively few expenses, and can be performed from anywhere. Consider these fields: Freelance Writing While it can take some time to make a consistent income, established writers can make as much as $30 an hour . You can work for an agency that specializes in producing content for other companies or individuals. Opt for quality over quantity at first until you can confidently produce high-quality content as per the company’s standards more quickly to find success on these platforms. You can...


Sep 24, 2020

How Much Does DoorDash Pay

DoorDash is one of the most popular on-demand food delivery companies out there. How it operates: the company contracts delivery drivers (also known as D ashers ) to deliver prepared food from restaurants to customers who have placed orders online or through the mobile app. Like similar rideshare companies, DoorDash advertises that each Dasher becomes their own boss and can enjoy the flexibility of choosing where, when, and how much they earn. So, h ow much does DoorDash pay exactly?  First, we must determine how Dashers are paid. DoorDash breaks down their pay model as Total Earnings = Base Pay + Promotions + Tips. A Dasher’s base pay, also known as the delivery fee, can range from $2-10+  and is contingent upon three things: estimated time, distance, and desirability of the order.  Deliveries that take more time or are further in distance will earn more pay. Dashers keep 100% of the delivery fee. There are also promotions (or bonuses) that can increase your pay.  Promotions...


Apr 20, 2020

How Much Do Uber Drivers Make?

For those who are interested in setting their own work hours, having control of their pay, and like meeting new people, become a driver with the popular ride-sharing company, Uber, is always a great option. Uber is one of the largest rideshare companies in the world, with thousands of contractors driving for them across the country. In this article, we will show you how much Uber drivers are making hourly as well as walk you through ways in which their earnings are being calculated. As is common with rideshare companies, the work schedule varies considerably for each driver, so it is hard to say specifically what a driver’s net income will be. There are also a number of factors that go into how much a driver takes home. First, there’s the standard trip fare which consists of the base fare in addition to how long and how far your trip is. The rate per minute and per mile varies from city to city. The standard fare is higher for Uber XL, Uber Black, and Uber SUV drivers. When rider...


Mar 29, 2020

How Much Does Instacart Pay? How To Earn The Most

On-demand grocery delivery and pick-up service, Instacart, has made shopping more convenient for customers across the United States and Canada. And while it’s a great service for customers, becoming an Instacart shopper has also become a lucrative side hustle for many. So, how much does Instacart pay? Depending on which source you reference,  Instacart pays anywhere between $10 to $17 per hour, plus tips and bonuses. According to ,  Instacart in-store and personal shoppers make $13 per hour on average. Factoring in bonuses, tips, and any additional compensation, an in-store shopper can expect to take home an average salary of $28,043. The site also lists some shoppers who make up to $15 per hour. To determine if Instacart is a sustainable means of income for you, and to make the most money possible, there are some additional things you should know about the company’s pay structure. Instacart pays his shoppers in batches. Batches are another way of saying a “job.” It is...


Mar 28, 2020

A New California Bill Would Give Gig Workers More Protections

Uber and Lyft drivers, along with a list of other gig workers in California, may have something to cheer about now that a new law has passed to give contract workers more protections. The California state Assembly passed AB5, a bill that would require status changes to contract workers to complete essential tasks for companies. The law is also set to impact exotic dancers and manicurists; however, hairstylists, doctors, lawyers, real estate agents, and financial advisers will be exempt from the rules because they work as true independent workers under their own companies, according to Vox. Under AB5, companies can only label workers as contractors if the worker: (a) is free from the company’s control, (b) is doing work that isn’t central to the company’s business, and (c) has an independent business in that industry. If they don’t meet all three of those conditions, then they have to be classified as employees. Misclassification of workers has helped major companies save money for...

Arriana McLymore

Jun 4, 2019