Budget Crunch: Taking Glamour Shots of your Car

This is the fifth installment in our Budget Crunch series, Fluid’s top tips on how to save money throughout the year. Stay tuned monthly for more!

So, you’ve posted your car to the app and are ready to start making money. When your vehicle looks better on your listing, users will be more inspired to rent it – it’s really that simple.

However, paying for a professional photographer can be expensive – so why not just do it yourself? We put together a mini-glamour photo shoot for our model (ahem, a Hyundai), and put together these tips so anybody can take amazing, high quality photos of their vehicle.

We’ll be going over how to take amazing:

  • Angled Exterior Shots
  • Interior Shots
  • Well-lit Images


Budget Crunch: Fluid’s New Referral Credit

This is the fourth installment in our Budget Crunch series, Fluid’s top tips on how to save money throughout the year. Stay tuned monthly for more!

Have you heard the exciting news? For a limited time only, we increased everyone’s referral code amounts to $20 per referral as a token of our appreciation for joining the Fluid Market community! Now you can share your referral code to give someone $20 off to try us and receive $20 in your account automatically when they complete their first reservation!

With all this credit racking up in your account, you must be thinking: What kinds of items are on Fluid that I can rent with my credit? We put together a few ideas for you, so check them out below!


3 Ways to Save Major Bank on your Next Vacation

Summer is fast approaching, and vacation season is right around the corner. But with boarding costs, hefty rental car bills and activity fees, your savings usually disappear before you can say cowabunga. Use Fluid to save up for your vacation elsewhere, or save money while you’re vacationing in Colorado!

Ready? Here are three super easy ways to start saving!


3 Ways to Host an Epic Park Day on a Budget

Colorado has some of the best parks in the nation, and the weather is practically begging you to take advantage of them. The key to any successful afternoon in the park is showing up fully prepared with the right gear. While it’s usually cheap or free to spend a day at the park, some of the items you may want to bring may be more on the pricier end and not readily accessible at the last minute. Enter Fluid Market. We did a round-up of park day must-haves that can be rented at a moment’s notice near you. We even did some super intense financial projections** on your savings if you opted out of purchasing at full retail so you can host an unforgettable afternoon in the park without breaking the bank.

Ready? Here are three super easy ideas to get your park days started!


User Spotlight: Hauler App

Meet Benjamin, one of Fluid’s 5 star users. He operates and owns his own moving app, Hauler, out of the Denver Metro Area. He rents vehicles on Fluid for his movers, and also rents out his own pickup truck! We spoke with Benjamin to learn a little bit more about how Fluid has improved his business, and helped the movers on his network save a ton of money.


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3 Reasons You Should List Your Vehicle On Fluid

Let your car make money for you!
Listing your car is so simple on Fluid. Here are three solid reasons why you should!


Top Secret New Features!

Hi Fluid Fam!

Just kidding, they’re not top secret. But you probably haven’t seen them yet!
We’re excited to announce several highly-requested features! You asked, we delivered. Check them out below and try them for yourself!

*Must have the latest version, 1.18 to see these new features!*


From Day 1 to $1.7 Million in Funding – Thank You!

Hi Friends,

Four months after our launch, we’re honored that our Friends and Family funding round now includes some of the largest Venture Firms in the world.   We are proud to welcome Grotech Ventures, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Correlation Ventures, and a number of prominent angel investors to the Fluid Family.  With our new financial partners, our growing team, and our amazing community, we are going to make community sharing a reality in Denver and export it around the world. 

We are so grateful for everyone’s support throughout our launch! We have seen tremendous success and are growing much faster than we expected. Over the past few months we have been working hard to listen to you, our community, and to improve our product. Your feedback is invaluable to us. Thank you!!! 

Fluid is going to bring balance to the world by changing the way the world uses everything. Thank you for being with us from Day One, and we are just getting started!

Much love, the Fluid team.

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Fall Crafting with Fluid!

Summer was the time for outdoor activities, sunbathing, and pool days. Fall is right around the corner, which means… crafting season! Now that the weather is cooling down, DIY is all the rage – and Fluid’s here to help!

Here are some of our favorite fall crafts, paired with some items available here in Denver on Fluid! (more…)

Five Simple Ways To Help Your Community!

What does Community mean to you?

Definition of Community: “a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common,” or “a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.”

But community isn’t just created by having something in common with somebody – it’s also created through camaraderie and acts of kindness. Here at Fluid, community means togetherness, being neighborly and sharing. Even though helping your community may seem overwhelming or time consuming, making a positive impact in your community can be easy and fun!

Take a look at these 5 tips below on how to help your own!