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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 416 views 9 comments Most recent by QueenofEverything
  • 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 121 views 7 comments Most recent by maria
  • GlassHive
    GlassHive is an innovative sales and marketing app for IT service providers. Users have access to easy-to-use CRM marketing automation, sales and marketing management, and sales enablement tools. GlassHive was developed by team memb…
    GlassHive 10 views 0 comments Started by GlassHive
  • GoodQuestionTutoring
    Sudden 95% decline in profile views
    Since 2017, I have been a fairly successful Thumbtack pro, usually a Top Pro, but something mysterious occurred in late March/early April 2022. I had consistently been getting around 500 views per week, through March. Starting in …
    GoodQuestionTutoring 282 views 36 comments Most recent by GoodQuestionTutoring
  • 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 28 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 13 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 2 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
    I’m new to this but I really need to find some work
    Keithgking89 12 views 2 comments Most recent by ShaquealThomas
  • 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 137 views 7 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • 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 1 view 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • AdminCLE
    API to integrate into
    Looking for the API to integrate into Where can I find out about this?
    AdminCLE 12 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 14 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 15 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 25 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 1 view 2 comments Most recent by soonerkimmy
  • 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 68 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 22 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • 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…
    BITBLeah 181 views 12 comments Most recent by HOLCS_2021
  • 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 52 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 41 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 41 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 21 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 11 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 31 views 4 comments Most recent by DustiO