Side Hustle Thursday – Folding Tables & Chairs

This is the first installment in our “Side Hustle Thursday” series, Fluid’s top tips on how to make money throughout the year. Stay tuned monthly for more!

You and your neighbors all have one thing in common: You have a ton of stuff in your garage or storage unit that you rarely use. What a waste, right? With Fluid, you can start making money instantly on your stuff, by renting it out to people in need. By doing it through the app, it’s insured and safely processed through our platform. What are you waiting for?

This month, we want to showcase an item that can make a hefty chunk of money on Fluid: Folding tables and chairs.Whether it’s family and friends visiting from out of town, a holiday party, or even a work event, its safe to say we could all use some extra sitting room. Check out this business case below to see the breakdown of how much people are making off their tables and chairs!

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3 Essential Tools for Fall

Fall is here! With the golden leaves and chillier weather, it’s one of our most beautiful seasons. Fall is also when your yard becomes a messy pit of leaves, sticks and other debris. Not only do we have to keep our yards clean, we also have to prepare our lawns for the upcoming winter.

Are you ready for fall? If not, Fluid’s here to catch you. Here are three essential tools for fall clean up or winter prep – and there’s no use in owning them if you can rent them for cheap on Fluid!

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Meet The Team: 5 Fun Facts About Andrew!

Every month, we feature one of our awesome Fluid team members. This week, meet Fluid’s Business Development Manager, Andrew!

You always know when Andrew’s arrived at the office because he has the biggest presence. His booming voice, his giant smile – and his mustache is pretty epic. He started in BD just a few weeks ago, but is already killing it.

Andrew took some time to sit down with us and chat New England, Vonnegut, and Lyft. Check out his fun facts, below!


1. What’s your favorite thing about Fluid?
Nobody says, “that’s not my job.” It’s great to work for an organization where your teammates are more interested in group performance than on individual success. A rising tide floats all boats. Fluid is a great example of that.

2. Where are you from?
I’m from Boston, so I am a proud New Englander. If you want to hear what it’s like to win 10 Championships between your 10th birthday and your 27th, give me a call. We can talk about how Tom Brady is the greatest QB to ever play the game.

3. What do you like to read?
I’m a voracious consumer of print news: Times, WSJ, the Economist. I love following the butterfly effect of geopolitics. For example, how legislation in one part of the world, thousands of miles away, could trigger currency devaluations, or spark negative consumer sentiment, or boost popular support on a trade initiative back home. It’s wild how interconnected everything is.
If I’m reading fiction, I’m probably buried in something by Vonnegut or Hemingway.

4. What is your favorite app, other than Fluid? (;
Lyft – I’m a big proponent of products that make things easy (which is why it’s so great to work at Fluid). So when I want to go someplace in the city without having to drive, which is fairly often, Lyft is my go-to.

5. Describe yourself in three words.
Ginger. Entertaining. Analytic.


We are excited that our team continues to grow- check our our careers page to see what positions we’re hiring for!

Also, connect with us on social media @fluidmarket to stay updated with Fluid news, content + app/feature updates!

Have a great weekend!

– The Fluid Team

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User Spotlight: JoAnna

Meet JoAnna, one of Fluid’s 5 star users – here she is above, standing in front of her beautiful garden with her rototiller and prized chicken! She’s a member of the Highlands community, and has been renting out various things on Fluid since we first launched. We spoke with JoAnna to learn a little bit more about how her experience with Fluid!

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Meet The Team Frenchie: 5 Fun Facts About Doug!

Every month, we feature one of our awesome Fluid team members. This week, meet Fluid’s Frenchie, Doug!

You’ve seen him in our job descriptions, our Instagrams, and now he’s wriggled his way into a blog post… meet our French Bulldog, Douglas! You can catch him chasing ice cubes, basking in the sun, or hot-boxing the office with his awful gas. But we always forgive him because… well, just look at that face!

Doug took some time from his super busy schedule to answer some fun fact questions for us. Check them out, below!


1. What’s something most people wouldn’t know about you?
That I purposefully gulp a lot of air when I drink water so I can let out the stinkiest farts next to people. Sometimes I’ll walk up next to people and fart. Then I’ll walk away nonchalantly like nothing happened. There’s no pleasure in farting when there is no audience.

2. What’s a secret talent of yours?
Definitely my ability to fart. It’s true, I can crop dust the entire office and people still think I’m cute. Nobody can resist me – nobody!!

3. What’s one thing on your bucket list?
I’d like to date Emily the other office dog, but I don’t think she notices me yet. Okay, maybe I annoy her sometimes. Seriously, what do I need to do to get noticed. :’-(

4. What’s your favorite thing about Fluid?
I like the hugs and ice cubes. Unlimited ice cubes for the win! I’m the company therapy dog through and through. Seriously though, the atmosphere is very chill and everybody loves me – except Emily :’-(.

5. Who do you look up to/your biggest influencers?
Me, I’m so awesome! I mean how could you not like me?


Connect with us on social media @fluidmarket to stay updated with Fluid news, content + app/feature updates!

Have a great weekend!

– The Fluid Team

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User Spotlight: Laura

Meet Laura, one of Fluid’s 5 star users – here she is above, standing in front of her Fluid shed! She’s a member of the Berkeley/Sunnyside community, and has been renting out various things on Fluid since we first launched. We spoke with Laura to learn a little bit more about how her experience on Fluid has been, and how much money she’s made!

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Recent Fluid Press!

2017 has started off with a BANG for us!

Here are some awesome features Fluid has had in some local publications!

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Jumpstart 2017 with Fluid Recommendations!

Happy New Year!
2017 is here, and it comes with New Years Resolutions, goals, and upcoming plans.

Let us set you up for this year with some solid Fluid recommendations, helpful articles, and tips to make 2017 the year you spend the least $!
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5 Top Fluid Blog Posts of 2016!

2017 is right around the corner! Join us for a walk down memory lane as we take a look back at our favorite blog posts from this year. We’ve been launched for six months now, with some awesome advancements to our app and to our community.

Check out our top blog posts from this year!

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Save $ This Winter with Fluid!

As the temperature drops, you may notice that your bank account balance is dropping too. Winter is usually the most expensive time of year for American consumers – snow activities, home maintenance, holiday parties … the list goes on.

Here at Fluid, we want to help you both save and make money – so check out the things below you can take advantage of this winter!

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