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Learn > Advanced Thumbtack

Review Policy Nightmare

I am a Thumbtack top pro, and have been with Thumbtack for over a decade. Currently I have 107 verified ratings and reviews with only two reviews less than a "5".  This context is important to understand what happened to me, and to war... Read more
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Learn > Targeting

New Targeting Policy

Just read the new targeting policy in effect July 14th. I've been with TT for many years and obtain most of my business here, but being forced to turn on targeting if I want to show up in search results may just be the last straw for m... Read more
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Connect > Identity-based resources

Adapting in the time of COVID-19

Who better to talk about running a business than the business owners themselves? We asked four female business owners how they’ve successfully adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what they had to say.   What challenges did you... Read more
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Learn > Advanced Thumbtack

Duplicate Profiles from Customers

I am getting duplicate contacts from duplicate customer profiles. I am also getting charged for these. Why does the customer have multiple profiles with different variations of their name? Is anyone else experiencing this?
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Learn > Community news

Welcome to our newest members of the Pro Community (06/24)

If you find yourself tagged in this post that means you’ve joined the Community over the last couple of weeks and we want to tell you Welcome! The Community is your space to connect with other pros, share tips, and converse about ideas... Read more
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Connect > Network and collaborate

Do you help companies hire? Do you help job seekers get hired? Let's connect!

Dear fellow Thumbtack Pros,As a professional recruiter, I have had the privilege of turning a lead into a long-term customer. That being said, I have also had the displeasure of being contacted by job seekers who think that recruiters ... Read more
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Learn > Advanced Thumbtack

Re: How to, and tips for posting in the Pro Community

As a Provider on Thumbtack, I am very reluctant to accept a direct lead that would charge me more than $5 upfront regardless if whether I'm chosen or not. I would be more inclined to accept the offer if I knew the fee would be waived -... Read more
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Learn > Targeting

Targeting Pricing- Sunday should be considered a weekend!

I have told this to nearly every phone rep I have spoken to over the past 2 years- I bet at least 8 times. Nothing. I am in the event services industry, and many of my leads deal with weddings. THIS DEALS WITH EVERYONE IN THE ENTIRE IN... Read more
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Learn > Resource of the week

Resource of the week: saved replies video

Hi everyone! This week I wanted to share another video from our Pro Resources library about interacting with customers. This one walks you through how to create, store, and use saved replies to communicate more efficiently on Thumbtack... Read more
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Learn > Advanced Thumbtack

Getting leads in more than 150 miles from your location?

Hi everyone,I run a resume writing service and I'm able to remotely service customers in all states. In the 'Opportunities' tab, I specified 'Within 150 miles', but I'm wondering if there's a way to increase that distance? I'm also won... Read more
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