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  • Lemargriffinfilms
    Try To Anticipate Your Clients Needs
    Most people come to Thumbtack with a problem that they need solved. We should aim to be the answer to that problem as quickly and effectively as possible. If you can LEARN to anticipate the needs of your client, that is going to sep…
    Announcement Lemargriffinfilms 27 views 3 comments Most recent by SoCalComputerSvcs_1
  • Mage
    Funding for Women-Owned Businesses
    Hi Thumbtackers! I am curious if anyone has had any success with receiving funding for their woman-owned business. My business is experiencing a reduction in conversions and traffic, and I have a feeling that it is because of the in…
    Announcement Mage 80 views 7 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Filip_Matic
    Dealing with rejection and how to sell the product
    I'm sure if you're reading this you have gone through many struggles as an entrepreneur. There's no question that we all deal with rejection all the time, and it can definitely take a toll on us as humans. I know when I first start…
    Announcement Filip_Matic 135 views 7 comments Most recent by maria
  • NathansHaulingpros
    Failure to connect with clients
    Hey, My company provides many services but Furniture moving is our bread winner. There are lots of furniture moving leads that come through but only 30% of them answer phone calls or convert to a paying gig! How can I make the most …
    NathansHaulingpros 16 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Nicole
    I have a pending payment for over 5 days.
    I want to get paid for the work I did. The customer paid you guys. Why havent I been paid? Please give me my money today and have someone contact me Nicole Larrimore America Girl Cleaning
    Nicole 13 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Matt
    The ability to reject a job and not be charged for the lead
    Lately I have been getting request for jobs in the Illustration category that are vague and have no description on what they are looking for, yet the lead cost me $40+. I realize that leads are about demand, but the hard part is th…
    Matt 80 views 13 comments Most recent by SoCalComputerSvcs_1
  • Meckell
    14 free tools every small business can use
    Starting and managing a business is expensive. Odds are you’re on a tight schedule and an even tighter budget. Luckily there are a lot of resources, websites and apps that can help you run your small business more efficiently. Here …
    Meckell 200 views 10 comments Most recent by Js_Garage_Door1
  • Lemargriffinfilms
    Advice from a Top Pro
    Hello Everyone! Here's something I think can help. Running a business - My advice for anyone reading this no matter if you are a solo freelancer, small business, or established company is the same. Accountability. When you're person…
    Lemargriffinfilms 688 views 14 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • NelsonsHVAC
    Library of Past webinars
    Is there a location where we can access past webinars for contractors using Thumbtack?
    NelsonsHVAC 9 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Matt
    Feature Request(s)
    Lately I have been getting 20+ leads in a short period of time, and I would love the option to add private notes to the client lead messages. This would allow me to put in things like, "Reach out to CLIENT in two weeks, they ar…
    Matt 17 views 2 comments Most recent by Matt
  • Matt
    How's a lead considered viable if the clients phone number is disconnected, and never viewed message
    I have reached out to support, and I get the same answer. "There are no refunds because you have their phone number". That is fine and all, but what about the clients who's number is dead, and they don't view messages thro…
    Matt 17 views 2 comments Most recent by Matt
  • OakTreesales
    Leads strop Coming in
    We used to get so many leads from Thumbtack that I'd have to turn off my visibility from time to time. Now these past couple months I've literally gotten 0 profile views! Support hasn’t been helpful at all. Its pretty nerve racking …
    OakTreesales 43 views 3 comments Most recent by kostlover
  • WDodson
    Sooo.... how is search marketing allocated to local markets?
    Hi all-- I didn't see anything in these forums about this so I thought I'd just ask... Presumably our lead fees are tracked by local market area and then some of that money is allocated to buy ads on Google and other search engines.…
    WDodson 16 views 4 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Erictibok
    Changing business
    I need to know how to change my business from handyman to home inspection. They are a conflict of interest and cannot have both
    Erictibok 7 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Brad_Willis
    HELP.....New profile views have TANKED (Wedding Photography)
    Over the past 4 weeks, my profile views have dropped now (last week and this week) to litterally 0. Yes, that's Zero views for almost two weeks. I haven't had a lead in well over a month. I have changed nothing on my end, and would …
    Brad_Willis 33 views 3 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Keithgking89
    New
    I’m new to this but I really need to find some work
    Keithgking89 17 views 2 comments Most recent by ShaquealThomas
  • shedoesitall22
    Help finding funds to start your business
    Im just curious, i always hear about different help that s out here to help people like myself and other black women that are trying to get there businessess up and going..but dont have enough revinue to do so, is there really help…
    shedoesitall22 8 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • AdminCLE
    API to integrate into Salesforce.com
    Looking for the API to integrate into salesforce.com. Where can I find out about this?
    AdminCLE 14 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • reliefkey
    Is there a timeline to see Zapier api integrations happen?
    I'd like to plug into my custom CRM on notion but there is no way to do this. Plugging i into Zapier is a pretty easy solution to connect to a bunch of software.
    reliefkey 18 views 2 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • parvit
    Remote Availability and Skillset
    I continue to have issues getting refunds because some leads only want in person appointments or skills I do not offer. Remote Availability Issue: I was told to enable "remote" on my profile to let clients know I work re…
    parvit 14 views 1 comment Most recent by parvit
  • dieuwke
    just introducing myself
    Hi, I am Dieuwke, dog trainer and owner of Orion Dog Training in San Jose, (www.oriondogtraining.com) Trying to see how this all works, Thank you,
    dieuwke 2 views 2 comments Most recent by soonerkimmy