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  • 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 579 views 11 comments Most recent by Mage
  • 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 311 views 4 comments Most recent by mbrand15
  • 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 214 views 7 comments Most recent by maria
  • rileymcgriff
    You loved the first New Pro Webinar - so we made it permanent!
    Are you new to Thumbtack and ready to make the most of your experience? Join our Monthly Pro Webinar for new pros, written to help you get started and succeed on Thumbtack. This webinar is all about our new pros and is designed to h…
    rileymcgriff 7 views 0 comments Started by rileymcgriff
  • chilogm1
    Can’t access some job in opportunity
    I been trying to access the opportunity jobs but unable to get to them can anyone please help out with this issue
    chilogm1 75 views 2 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • ShaquealThomas
    Instant Booking
    There has been a lot of discussion surrounding instant booking if we together as pros can share our thoughts on instant booking we may be able to submit this to thumbtack as a community.
    Poll ShaquealThomas 19.4K views 617 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • cleanbar
    Reviews Not Showing
    can anyone be of more assistance on the reviews? I've had a couple of reviews and they are not showing except one. I've had a few submitted by the client and don't know what the issue is. Customer service was not much help unfortuna…
    cleanbar 1.1K views 12 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Camco516
    Sudden drop in leads
    I am having an issue with sudden drop in leads. I went from getting at least a few a week to none. It’s been 2 weeks without a single lead. I have top pro badge, all 5star reviews. I’ve done everything Thimbtack has suggested. It ha…
    Camco516 31 views 0 comments Started by Camco516
  • glebmx
    Suddenly stop getting leads
    Hi guys. I joined Thumbtack Pro in early January 2024 and quickly received my first lead on January 8th, one day after signing up. Between January 8 and February 5, I received 17 leads and was hired seven times, showing a promising …
    glebmx 617 views 10 comments Most recent by Camco516
  • Analoguelife89
    Viewings Suddenly Dropped
    Typically, my weekly viewings for my tutoring profile range from about 70 to 200, but last week I was down to 4 views and this week I have had none. I am wondering why there has been a sudden drop in my viewings with no discernable…
    Analoguelife89 61 views 4 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • pedrojales
    [Resource of the week] The Power of Budgeting
    Let's talk budgeting – the unsung hero of business success. Budgeting lays out your financial path, giving you clarity on income, expenses, and how to reach your goals. It's your GPS for financial success. Your budget helps you prio…
    pedrojales 87 views 2 comments Most recent by seolocal958
  • Mightyoaks
    Instant Booking
    I went around and around with a text to from tech-support yesterday, and I kept pressing them. I found out these two things. First, supposedly they did trial runs and experiments, and found that all users want instant book, which is…
    Mightyoaks 314 views 6 comments Most recent by Red_Rock_Cleaning
  • chilogm1
    Why does this even exist
    Why do we have another step after this. This step nothing but a trick test a change of mind not every client are looking to book if they already staring to check on availability why ask them to skip the back and forth. Direct booki…
    chilogm1 50 views 1 comment Most recent by Avixmovingpros
  • Karakulidi
    My online service is not showing outside of my zip code
    Hi! My service (online piano lessons) is getting very few views. Upon checking, I found out that it shows just fine when searched within my zip code. However, it’s not showing outside of it (which makes no sense since I’m providing …
    Karakulidi 34 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • chilogm1
    Booking
    Why is this a thing since when do we get instant booking for multiple pros. This supposed to be a direct leads not instant book. Cause last time I check the goal for instant booking was to add all info and book one pro only for the …
    chilogm1 169 views 3 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Karakulidi
    Sudden decline in views
    Hello! Last February my account all of the sudden started getting a lot of views (which I appreciated for obvious reasons). It was close to 400 a week. Then each week they started to decline dramatically. I did change my settings (…
    Karakulidi 72 views 2 comments Most recent by Karakulidi
  • psieker
    Regularly Checking Your Targeting Preferences
    When was the last time you looked at your targeting preferences? You know, those settings that determine the types of leads you get? If you’re not sure what I’m referencing... you got some reading to do. Don’t worry, here’s a guide …
    psieker 137 views 0 comments Started by psieker
  • Kaitlin_Booth
    Issues with multiple business accounts & support
    First, I would like to say that Thumbtack has been key to my success as a business owner over the last couple of years. I have gotten dozens if not hundreds of leads and clients through this great service. However, the last week h…
    Kaitlin_Booth 108 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • MSB_Carpentry83
    All of my reviews have been removed
    I’ve been with this service for quite some time only to find that all of my reviews have been removed! Please advise
    MSB_Carpentry83 76 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 156 views 4 comments 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 57 views 2 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Vbastos
    Account deactivated
    Hi community I hope everyone is doing well so I got surprised this afternoon with my husband’s account was deactivated with no reason he does landscaping jobs and has a strong profile 5 stars with more than 158 reviews I am writing …
    Vbastos 144 views 1 comment Most recent by Vbastos
  • KDP
    Quotes Sent Aren't Being Read
    Hi There, Somewhat of a newbie, but I have sent out multiple Quotes (maybe 20) and not one has even been opened or read. What is happening? It's odd I wouldn't hear back from people so in researching further I'm seeing there is …
    KDP 965 views 17 comments Most recent by arlenekaysen_1
  • chilogm1
    New Servey for $20 Amazon Gift card
    A trap has been set on that servey why would i tell you about my business revenue to on that servey it makes no sense asking us how much we charge for handyman services. The more details you gave the more of a price rasie they will …
    chilogm1 53 views 0 comments Started by chilogm1
  • coolexpress
    Leads: Repair services should be separate from maintenance services .
    We would like to send in our gratitude to thumbtack we have been with them ever since our beginnings and we have seen the benefits over the years. However it has come to our attention there is a need for adjustments on leads service…
    coolexpress 77 views 2 comments Most recent by coolexpress
  • Meredith_Beck
    Pros Check your bank statements- Thumbtack reactivated my account & charged me without my knowledge
    Pros check your bank accounts! After not being active since 2021, my account was reactivated, without my knowledge, 1/2/24. Thank goodness I noticed a charge from Thumbtack on my cc statement and looked in to it. I learned Thumbtack…
    Meredith_Beck 110 views 0 comments Started by Meredith_Beck
  • ThePalomaGirls
    Hire Count Glitches/Miscounts
    Hi Pros! My name is Alex and I have a bartending company serving NYC called The Paloma Girls. I signed up with Thumbtack 2 years ago in hopes of meeting new clients and it has completely jump-started my business and encouraged me to…
    ThePalomaGirls 167 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Bill_IV
    You need better clip-art
    The "plumber" in the ad that showed up in my browser had a bunch of plastic pipes and fittings with big, knurled, grips for hand tightening. And some model holding huge Crescent wrench - the wrong tool for every job. Its n…
    Bill_IV 49 views 0 comments Started by Bill_IV
  • drdebbie87
    I'm Paying for Customer Errors
    I apologize in advance for using this platform to voice my concerns; however, there appears to no longer be an easy option to speak with a representative ( by the way, the automated system is less than helpful, and the message that …
    drdebbie87 131 views 4 comments Most recent by drdebbie87
  • JMusselman
    Lead Prices have gone sky high!
    I received a home organization lead (not instant book) and I can not believe the price for this lead. It is the smallest size project (selected less than 500 feet-which is the smallest option) and the project is moderately disorgani…
    JMusselman 295 views 9 comments Most recent by JMusselman
  • Matt
    So many software bugs-
    Not sure what’s going on, wanted to see if others had this issue. My calendar is open for days next week, yet the app insists I don’t have availability. this and other bugs have been happening with my profile.
    Matt 157 views 12 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Styles
    Instant booking
    This used to be a great platform now it is poisoning businesses of all types. Forcing some, like myself, into early retirement. All of our concerns are falling on deaf ears and showing no empathy. Hopefully someday when you return t…
    Styles 68 views 0 comments Started by Styles
  • JMusselman
    Get charged twice for the same client -lead and instant book
    Hello, For the second time in a week, I have had a client first pick me as referral lead then immediately (within a minute) they select me for instant book. So now I am charged first for the lead and second for the instant book. I …
    JMusselman 135 views 6 comments Most recent by JMusselman