I just signed up to be an Uber driver.
The driver I just got convinced me to. She was the first Caucasian person I've ever had as an Uber driver and incredibly charismatic. We started chatting and she told me she used to be a Mortgage Banker and quit her job after making bank with Uber. She showed me her dashboard and she made $17k since November. That's nothing to sneeze at.
Granted, this is in Boston so maybe the dynamics and market are different, but my plan is to drive on the weekends in Dallas. She clears $400 - $800 / day on the weekends.
Not only is the money pretty decent, but she brought up a great point: it's a fantastic way to meet people. The clientele tend to be upper-income and the networking opportunities are endless. She showed me her stack of business cards she's received: bankers, hedge funders, private equity, physicians, etc.
And I can write off all my car's expenses as bidness expenses!
I'll test it out for a couple weekends and see what kind of revenue I get. If it's decent, I'm going to buy a Prius or something, lol.