Inspiration

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  • UriahBeck
    Meet Thumbtack’s Premier Support Team.
    Thumbtack’s Premier Support Team is a group of highly skilled individuals with a passion for assisting pro's in order to help them find the most success while using Thumbtack. While responding to calls and emails is the clear front …
    Announcement UriahBeck 108 views 0 comments Started by UriahBeck
  • Mage
    How to Get New Students via Thumbtack!
    Hi lessons Pros! In this video I discuss how to get new students and how to succeed on the Thumbtack platform. Remember to be patient and work hard! 😎 Watch video: https://youtu.be/QHJq-vFo_HI Let me know if you have any questions …
    Announcement Mage 43 views 0 comments Started by Mage
  • DustiO
    Meet the faces behind Thumbtack.
    After a recent Thumbtack success workshop, community member and Platinum pro @ParuGambhir shared, “All these years we’ve grown up with TT - it was great to see the people behind the scenes.”  And a Boston area Thumbtack pro told us,…
    DustiO 20 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • DustiO
    Wedding photography discussion
    @Noble_Canon posted a really great discussion topic in the Wedding Photographers group that I wanted to highlight for the wedding industry pros in the Community. You can read the full post here, but he talks about how to handle larg…
    DustiO 22 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • Meckell
    Meet Adriana.
    Meet Florida chef Adriana, and hear what she thinks about being an entrepreneur. What’s your favorite thing about what you do? The best part of what I do is meeting new people all the time, being creative in every event that I have …
    Meckell 11 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • Meckell
    National Suicide Prevention Week
    It’s National Suicide Prevention Week. We’ll be sharing resources about mental health, mental illness, and suicide prevention help on our social media channels. Be sure to follow us on Instagram to see more.
    Meckell 11 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • Meckell
    August Pro Highlights
    "Thumbtack has been a pivotal tool in allowing my wife and I to grow our business. When you are getting started, no matter how good your work may be, if you don’t have a means to connect with people, you can’t get very far. Thu…
    Meckell 28 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Jenn
    Community at Thumbtack - Parents
    At Thumbtack, we champion the working parent. The Parents ERG was created to ensure employees who are parents and caregivers feel empowered and supported by providing a community. Improving policies and company norms is an important…
    Jenn 1 view 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Suzanne
    Community at Thumbtack - TackVets
    At Thumbtack, we're proud to support our TackVets, an employee resource group (ERG) that fosters an open environment for Veterans. TackVets and their allies recognize important military related dates throughout the year such as Mili…
    Suzanne 17 views 5 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Larkin
    Community at Thumbtack - ProudTacks
    The mission of ProudTacks is to ensure all LGBTQ2IA+ employees feel welcome and supported at Thumbtack through inclusive workplace policies, fostering a sense of belonging and by providing an educational, informative, fun and safe s…
    Larkin 11 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Jessie
    Community at Thumbtack - Women
    The mission of Thumbtack's Women’s Employee Resource Group is to cultivate an inclusive community for those who have been affected by gender inequality. Along with their allies, they aim to uplift the community through education and…
    Jessie 23 views 7 comments Most recent by Mage
  • Julia
    Community at Thumbtack - APAC Tacks
    Introducing APAC Tacks, Thumbtack's Employee Resource Group for Asian and Pacific Islander employees. Their mission is to create a safe space of solidarity across diverse Asian identities. "When people think about ERGs, you mig…
    Julia 11 views 2 comments Most recent by TheComplements
  • Michelle
    Community at Thumbtack - Noble Tacks
    N.O.B.L.E. stands for Network of Black Leaders and Employees. The ERG’s mission is to foster an environment that supports and empowers Black employees at Thumbtack. In June, NOBLEtacks organized a Juneteenth celebration which featur…
    Michelle 15 views 3 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Jamie
    Community at Thumbtack - Access
    Checking in with employees on their health - mentally and physically - is important at Thumbtack. The mission of our Access Employee Resource Group is to build an inclusive community that will support members and improve the broader…
    Jamie 16 views 0 comments Started by Jamie
  • Danielle_Penn
    The Transition ... From Summer to Fall as a Pro...
    I see summer is starting to come to an end as we are inching closer and closer towards Labor Day Weekend. Last-minute vacations starting to calm. With that in mind, how are all you pros doing? Are you scheduling out, staying booked…
    Danielle_Penn 1 view 0 comments Started by Danielle_Penn
  • Miriam
    Community at Thumbtack - ¡VAMOS!
    Meet ¡VAMOS!, Thumbtack's Employee Resource Group for Latinx employees. Their mission is to develop and support members of Thumbtack's Latinx community to ensure they realize their full potential. Some of their work includes career …
    Miriam 35 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • DustiO
    Community at Thumbtack - Employee Resource Groups
    At Thumbtack, we hold ourselves accountable to build an inclusive community that celebrates our differences. The Employee Resource Groups are one of the ways we make sure that everyone has a place here. This month, we'll be featurin…
    DustiO 2 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • DustiO
    July Pro Highlights
    “I interned for six months before starting Danielle Penn Photography, and Thumbtack was the reason I was able to branch off on my own. I have now been a wedding photographer since 2014, and I thoroughly enjoy capturing love stories …
    DustiO 25 views 4 comments Most recent by Jay_Tharian
  • DustiO
    Pride month employee and pro highlights
    "Don't stop fighting for what you believe in. You always have a huge network of support from people you may not even know yet. One thing I love about the LGBTQ2IA+ community is the level of unspoken love and respect we all have…
    DustiO 11 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Larkin
    Here and Queer: A Q&A with ProudTacks’ Milo and Larkin
    “From the beginning, I felt respected and validated for exactly who I was. I am excited to be a part of Thumbtack’s continued efforts in recognizing and celebrating marginalized identities in the future.” For Pride Month, Milo (they…
    Larkin 5 views 0 comments Started by Larkin
  • DustiO
    Thumbtack Proud
    For Pride Month, we'll share stories and resources from Proudtacks, Thumbtack's Employee Resource Group for LGBTQ2IA+ employees and their allies. Until then, whether you party at home, or celebrate out and about, have a Happy #Pride…
    DustiO 1 view 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • Meckell
    Check out this article featuring one of our amazing Community leaders
    Happy Friday everyone! We just wanted to share this article that features one of our amazing Community leaders @BITBLeah. Be sure to check it out!
    Meckell 12 views 2 comments Most recent by BITBLeah
  • DustiO
    [Video] Watch our first AMA with a Community Leader!
    We had our first ever pro lead Ask Me Anything yesterday with Roger (@perrysto), a Community Leader and Thumbtack Pro. Watch the recording to hear his experiences and advice for running a successful business. Roger answered the foll…
    DustiO 21 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • DustiO
    March Featured Posts
    In the spirit of building this Community with our pros, we wanted to take this chance to highlight some of your most engaging, constructive, or helpful posts from this month.  Your contributions to the Community have been thoughtful…
    DustiO 21 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • BITBLeah
    [Video] Women's Thumbtack Pro Panel
    In honor of Women's History Month, we came together as a group of women Thumbtack pros. As a panel we shared our thoughts on entrepreneurship, overcoming obstacles, and how Thumbtack has helped us grow our businesses. The panel incl…
    BITBLeah 21 views 2 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • PlexMultiserviceLLC
    Do You Have The "WANT"
    Everyone here on Thumbtack has the WANT, but how much want do you have, & do you have employees working for you with that same WANT. Right Now your here reading, wanting technique, so the best inspiration i can give you is to f…
    PlexMultiserviceLLC 1 view 0 comments Started by PlexMultiserviceLLC
  • Danielle_Penn
    International Women's Day
    Here are some questions to think about today, on International Women's Day: Tell me about your business. How did you get started? I have always loved photography and decided to intern while being an office manager for a dental offic…
    Danielle_Penn 11 views 4 comments Most recent by Theblackfirm
  • DustiO
    Women's History Month: Redefining women’s work
    Kicking off Women’s History Month, we wanted to share the story of one inspiring woman from Thumbtack. Top Pro Jess Baldwin became a painter against the odds. She tells us how she found her niche and gives back to the community. &qu…
    DustiO 2 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • DustiO
    Women's History Month: Community over competition
    Wedding photographer Karen Salinas got her start thanks to the mentorship of others. And now, she’s paying it forward. “My dad gave me my first camera on my 18th birthday. He was always supportive of my hobbies – even though a lot o…
    DustiO 2 views 2 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • DustiO
    Inspiring stories from our pros - Steve S.
    A 4 time Top Pro, with nearly 900 hires, Steve S is a handyman in San Francisco. But 7 years ago Steve didn’t even own a screwdriver! He shared his incredible journey with us:  “In 2011 I was diagnosed with stage 4 esophageal cancer…
    DustiO 501 views 5 comments Most recent by perrysto