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Old April 21, 2019, 09:53 PM
Dien Rice Dien Rice is offline
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Default Thanks Gordon... what's missing (I feel) are "toll positions"...

Originally Posted by GordonJ View Post
Glad to see the EH back in my email. ENTREPRENEUR'S HOTSHEET.

In current issue Dien has a link to this:

A HOTSHEET with a lot of ideas for making some moolah.

Thanks Dien, we should create one of those from all of our posts here.
Hi Gordon,

I thought it was interesting seeing all those "gig economy" apps there, and some people could find it useful!

My main issue is, with many of these, you don't have a "toll position"...

For example, let's say you become an Uber/Lyft driver. You don't really have a toll position, because you're competing with everyone else who happens to be near you at the same time. You can't distinguish your service from the other Uber/Lyft drivers (since customers don't "pick" who drives them, it's the app which does that)...

That means, over time, your income will probably drop... And that's what has been reported as happening, over time, Uber/Lyft drivers make less and less...

In a way, it's harder creating your own toll positions, but... You'll probably do better in the long run...!

Best wishes,

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