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This podcast is going to dive deep into how to maximize gig economy revenue as independent contractors with app-based companies as well as talk about the issues facing gig economy contractors as technology advances.

The Gig Economy Loung‪e‬ Chris Sost

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This podcast is going to dive deep into how to maximize gig economy revenue as independent contractors with app-based companies as well as talk about the issues facing gig economy contractors as technology advances.

    Episode 033: What To Make Of AB5 Passing & Is 2020 Shaping Up To Decide It All??

    Episode 033: What To Make Of AB5 Passing & Is 2020 Shaping Up To Decide It All??

    There has been much-spirted debate over the issue of AB5. Now that the California state legislator has spoken, what are Uber and Lyft's next moves? Will the voters of California have the final say over Uber and Lyft driver's classification fate in 2020? What will they decide?? All these questions answered and more on this episode of The Gig Economy Lounge.

    • 16 min
    Episode 032: Has Uber And Lyft Lost Their Minds With These Policy Changes?!?!?

    Episode 032: Has Uber And Lyft Lost Their Minds With These Policy Changes?!?!?

    In today's episode I want to talk about some changes that Uber and Lyft have made that are bad for drivers and riders. Uber's change when it comes to how long pick up fees are assessed and Lyft's rate changes in select markets to account for every minute and mile you are paid for from the moment you receive the request till the moment you drop them off. It's getting crazy out there on the streets folks...

    • 12 min
    Episode 031: Should I Sign My Riders (Clients) Up For A New Rideshare Type Service?

    Episode 031: Should I Sign My Riders (Clients) Up For A New Rideshare Type Service?

    The question is: Are you willing to put your reputation on the line for a new company in today's transportation industry? You met your clients on either Uber or Lyft so why try and change them and risk losing them because of a bad user experience on another platform? We answer this question as well as go into detail on this episode of 'The Gig Economy Lounge'.

    • 10 min
    Episode 30: WTF Uber!?!? Trip Processing To Trip Gone...

    Episode 30: WTF Uber!?!? Trip Processing To Trip Gone...

    Having a little bit of experience with building mobile applications and QA testing I am empathetic to the IT staff up to a certain point. But when things start breaking more, that's when I scratch my head and wonder... Are the folks on the Uber IT staff a little too comfortable??

    • 9 min
    Episode 029: The Underlying Meaning Behind Uber's Q219 Earnings Report & What Is To Come For Uber

    Episode 029: The Underlying Meaning Behind Uber's Q219 Earnings Report & What Is To Come For Uber

    There is no doubt that Uber's Q219 earnings report failed to deliver on expectations. However, the language used by the current CEO of Uber suggests that we may see a return in some capacity of Travis Kalanick.

    • 17 min
    Episode 028: Lyft's Earnings Call Signals Positive Change For Those Who Are Willing To Accept Change

    Episode 028: Lyft's Earnings Call Signals Positive Change For Those Who Are Willing To Accept Change

    Lyft's earnings call is in the books and there is positive news all the way around. Listen in to hear more about the positive changes to expect over the next 18-36 months and who might best benefit from those changes.

    • 20 min

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