Take advantage of surge pricing; when the demand for rides goes up and supply of drivers goes down, the rate charged for a ride increases. Taking advantage of these times can lead to the potential for higher earnings. Stay in the city if you can; you are more likely to earn more. Take advantage of referrals and signup bonuses. Offer supplementary items. Keep good records! You are self-employed and will want to be prepared for tax season. Between rides, don’t drive aimlessly around. Instead, find a location that works well to park. Be friendly, have music on hand, and keep your car clean!