How to increase your tip rate by 10%

Uber tells it’s riders that they do not have to tip. Lyft gives riders the option to tip. A bit of social engineering applied to riders can increase your tip rate significantly.

Uber recently settled a lawsuit to allow riders to tip drivers; and really why shouldn’t they? Are you not providing a superior service? Hence, yes, you deserve your tips.

My first attempt regarding this worked incredibly well. The tactic? Just post a sign on the back of the driver’s seat explaining why they should tip. Make it a logical argument, then start a conversation with them going into details. They will often have questions or comments. This creates social pressure and uncomforted, making them feel obligated; and it hasn’t effected my ratings at all, i actually think it has improved them.

 

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