I’ve written about food delivery services for downtown Austin residents, including some areas outside of downtown before, proclaiming my undying appreciation for the convenience they bring. Downtown Austin Blog has also written of our support of Uber, and most Uber drivers I’ve talked to say the majority of their business is in downtown & central Austin. Convenience services have been propelled into our lives within the past couple of years. Unlike some startups from the early 2000s, these players seem to have entered a convenience economy, with consumers willing to consistently spend the extra money.
Below are a handful of services that you might not have heard of, but I wanted to highlight for the convenience seeking, time-crunched DAB reader (more after the jump):