DTLA Hustler: Lose Weight and Make Money As a Postmates Courier

· Impossibly Glamorous Studios
4.3
3 reviews
Ebook
60
Pages
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About this ebook

 In this short read set in the downtown LA (DTLA) Renaissance, Charles St. Anthony delivered hundreds of meals while finding out the most delicious delights in this fusion food hotbed. When moving to Los Angeles, Charles felt hopelessly overweight. After leading a sedentary life, he knew he needed to make changes. Also, needing to make some extra money while doing his day job, Charles decided to kill two birds with one stone by joining Postmates. By delivering by foot and bicycle Charles made his "latte money" (his term for extra cash) while incorporating work as a courier into his fitness journey.DTLA Hustler takes a close-up view of what it’s like to work for this tech leader and how it can benefit your overall health. The book includes educational chapters answering these burning questions:
1. How much do Postmates couriers really make? 
2. What are the fabulous residents of DTLA actually eating?
3. What lifestyle changes did Charles St. Anthony make to lose forty pounds?
4. How does the Postmates system work?
5. What challenges do couriers deal with?
If you are thinking of joining the gig economy or needing to lose a few pounds, DTLA Hustler has advice for everyone while keeping you laughing. Get your hustle on and read DTLA Hustler today.

Ratings and reviews

4.3
3 reviews
abantika bose
May 21, 2020
In this book, author Charles St. Anthony documents his experience of working as a Postmates courier. He highlights how the system works and explores the advantages and challenges of delivering by foot and bicycle and ways of earning some extra cash, which he term as ‘latte money'. He also shares some of his hilarious experiences along with the details of some of the foods that the fabulous residents of the DTLA eat! Such an innovative and fresh content! Written in lucid language this book engages you instantly. The narration is also easy to follow which is complemented with an undertone of humour thorough out. Also worthy of a mention is the thoroughness of the content. The way he breaks up how the system pays and how to navigate through it is immensely helpful.
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Jonah Smith
May 16, 2020
Have read San Francisco Daddy from this author so decided to give this book a try as well and must say that this one turned out to be awesome as well.
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About the author

Charles St. Anthony hosts the hilarious podcast "T with Charles" where he discuss the scalding hot topics in current events and entertainment. He has published several humorous memoirs and short reads. He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in East Asian Studies. After spending 12 years in Japan where he acquired his master's degree, he returned to the US where he released Impossibly Glamorous - his book about gay life in Japan and the American celebrities he met overseas. He followed this up with San Francisco Daddy, which took a close up look at LGBTQ dating life in the Bay Area. Uber Diva and DTLA Hustler are humorous short reads on the gig economy where Charles shows the realities of working as a rideshare driver and Postmates courier, respectively. He continues his work as a wit and humorist maintains the handle @kingcharles0921 on Instagram and Twitter.

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