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  • 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…
    Announcement Lemargriffinfilms 245 views 5 comments Most recent by Erica_AgapeArts1
  • BITBLeah
    Do you send out a follow up for a review to finished jobs?
    One of the best ways I have found to get a review from a client is by directly asking them, don't just think they'll provide you with one! Today, I received my 50th review from a client I had back in September!! I had sent somethin…
    Announcement BITBLeah 160 views 12 comments Most recent by HOLCS_2021
  • 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 124 views 7 comments Most recent by maria
  • 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 3 views 0 comments Started by reliefkey
  • AngelaKeshavjee
    Having the worst luck in leads!
    I’m a Personal Trainer, and I don’t know what it is, but it seems like the last 6-8 leads in the last 2 weeks, either ghost me, change their minds due to price, or decided they can’t afford to train. Of course I’m out $31 ea time! …
    AngelaKeshavjee 4 views 0 comments Started by AngelaKeshavjee
  • parvit
    Refund Issue regarding 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 10 views 1 comment Most recent by parvit
  • chilogm1
    same client keep booking
    I have a client who kept on booking me just to ask me question i have come to a decision to not work for her anymore but she stilll have options to book me and makes me loose money how can i fix that
    chilogm1 8 views 7 comments Most recent by D0G_TRAINING_WITH_MJ
  • dieuwke
    just introducing myself
    Hi, I am Dieuwke, dog trainer and owner of Orion Dog Training in San Jose, ( Trying to see how this all works, Thank you,
    dieuwke 6 views 2 comments Most recent by soonerkimmy
  • Cleaningcrew96
    What is with the ranking algorithm lately?
    First off let me start by saying I love Thumbtack and am grateful for the business it has helped me grow, but I do feel like the ranking system can be a little unfair at times. My business usually ranks top 3 consistently in my indu…
    Cleaningcrew96 28 views 0 comments Started by Cleaningcrew96
  • kdiddy01
    Google or Outlook Calendar Sync
    so on Thursday i got a notification from the app telling me that FINALLY there was a Google Calendar Sync option! I got excited, clicked on it, only to have nothing happen....just an error message So i called Thumbtack thinking that…
    kdiddy01 26 views 3 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • gle2nm
    Do you have an API available? I have my own CRM and I am looking to build the integration. All of the other lead generation providers have already given this information to me. I could not find anything on the internet. Thank you,…
    gle2nm 18 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • RogueRemodeling
    Are you having Blocked Calendar Issues ??
    Anyone else experiencing issues with customers bypassing your blocked calendar or days you are unavailable to work ?
    Poll RogueRemodeling 36 views 18 comments Most recent by Mage
  • Judy_Tourangeau
    Notification that another pro was marked hired, and or how many other pros received “targeted” leads
    Hello, one of the issues I’ve had with Thumbtack for a while and nothing has ever changed that I have noticed, is that it is unknown/ unclear with opportunities, or direct leads especially, when another pro has been hired or how man…
    Judy_Tourangeau 36 views 0 comments Started by Judy_Tourangeau
  • DustiO
    Pro Tips: Tax Prep for Small Businesses.
    Earlier this week we announced an exciting partnership with TurboTax, something set into motion, thanks to feedback from professionals like you. This weekend is one of the biggest weekends of the year for tax prep, so we asked Harve…
    DustiO 43 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • Brandon
    Tracking Past Profile Insight
    I'd like to get a better understanding of how my profile has preformed over the last few years. When we go into our Thumbtack profile there is a drop down tab in the top right that has a section called "Insight". In th…
    Brandon 20 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • DustiO
    [POLL] What tools do you use most to increase your productivity?
    Share with us what tools would be most helpful to you, and comment below with what tools you currently use or would like to try using.
    Poll DustiO 15 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • SMishra
    It's been three weeks and I have received zero targeted leads. I have been checking my rankings daily, and I do not even show up in the list of persons available for the service I offer. As a TopPro for several years, I find this …
    SMishra 33 views 4 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • DustiO
    Upcoming event from US Chamber of Commerce
    I registered for this event and thought some of you might be interested as well. The keynote speakers look pretty cool and the topic sounds really interesting. Here is the event page for more info. It's free and it's virtual! Hope t…
    DustiO 5 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
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  • Eric
    API connections?
    Does anyone know if Thumbtack has connections to other software? We use Jobber for our CRM and it's fantastic but having to manually enter in all my customer data into Jobber every time I get a lead is kinda crappy.
    Eric 114 views 3 comments Most recent by OnesimusLLC
  • Meckell
    How to look like a pro when you’re just getting started:
    Looking professional is key to your company’s growth, especially when you’re just starting out. But things that help your business look legitimate — reviews, customer testimonials, photos of completed projects — are collected over t…
    Meckell 35 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • CurlyBartender
    Amazing Business Resource
    Hi ! I just wanted to share one of my absolute favorite online organizing tools. Honeybook ! Honeybook has changed the way I send my clients proposals including contracts, invoices, brochures & so much more. Besides Thumbtack,…
    CurlyBartender 28 views 3 comments Most recent by Danielle_Penn
  • Meckell
    3 tips for female business owners:
    1. Know your worth. “Don’t undersell yourself. People won’t always pick the cheapest quote. Help people see your worth.” - Meghan Aro Negotiating price isn’t easy. Make sure you do the math on your value and costs — and scope out wh…
    Meckell 28 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • Meckell
    7 apps to keep your small business organized
    Between accounting, invoicing, marketing, and managing yourself and (if you have them) employees, it’s easy for your small business to take over your life. Luckily, there’s an app for that. Here are a few useful online tools to help…
    Meckell 50 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • Meckell
    How do you get reviews?
    Let us know how you get your customer to leave you a review. Be sure to share your best review tips in the comments!
    Poll Meckell 21 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • DustiO
    Are you interested in teaching a virtual workshop in our Community?
    We are always looking for ways to help facilitate connection and foster growth within the Community. Virtual workshops are a great way to do that. If you have any ideas for workshops you'd like to attend, or if you'd like to teach …
    Poll DustiO 66 views 3 comments Most recent by MalenasMusicMore
  • Meckell
    Working from home? Here are a few productivity hacks:
    There are a lot of perks to working from home: freedom, flexible hours, and the time and money you save on the commute. But it also comes with challenges, like getting distracted and staying motivated, or on the other side of the sp…
    Meckell 35 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • Meckell
    5 small business marketing strategies
    Marketing is key to building a brand and finding customers — but with so many marketing channels out there, it can be difficult for small business owners to know which to choose. Here’s where to start. 1. Pick a business name that’s…
    Meckell 45 views 1 comment Most recent by patrykkg
  • Qbish
    Social Media Management
    I use an online management tool that helps me in managing my different social medias. From scheduled posting to responding to messages and everything in between. It's called Content Studio and has changed the game for me. Even if yo…
    Qbish 34 views 4 comments Most recent by patrykkg