Inspiration

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  • DustiO
    Inspiring stories from our pros: Segar LA
    Steven moved to LA with an idea and a lot of motivation. He turned that idea into a thriving business, with the help of Thumbtack. In his words: “We have never advertised and solely used Thumbtack to get new clients over the last fi…
    Announcement DustiO 197 views 3 comments Most recent by Elle__38
  • 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 109 views 0 comments Started by Mage
  • DustiO
    Be a featured expert.
    At Thumbtack we are always looking for ways to amplify our pro voices and pro stories. If you are a Top Pro (a pro with Platinum rewards status), you are eligible to become a featured expert. We feature our pros in many ways, like: …
    DustiO 12K views 68 comments Most recent by SteveBurgess
  • 4seasonscontractors
    Be careful with TT, please read this post
    I will keep this as short as possible. Signed up with TT many months ago. Without a clear explanation our account was never "activated" even though they took our $300. After a month + of trying to get our account workin…
    4seasonscontractors 15 views 0 comments Started by 4seasonscontractors
  • Gary_GMPMContracting
    Leads, unreponsive customer,
    I started 3 months ago, 1st couple of months went well, and My closing ratio was over 50% I have 18 reviews all 5 stars but last month I sent most of the leads and was not able to close one way or another. Mainly Unresponsive Cust…
    Gary_GMPMContracting 63 views 3 comments Most recent by Gary_GMPMContracting
  • HandyTFixers1
    good luck to everyone and good customers
    good luck to everyone and good customers
    HandyTFixers1 8 views 0 comments Started by HandyTFixers1
  • september_marie77
    september_marie77 14 views 0 comments Started by september_marie77
  • DustiO
    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 …
    DustiO 185 views 3 comments Most recent by Nick237
  • Bythenumbers19
    Michelle Full Charge Business Solutions
    Hi everyone, Thumbtack has been incredible for our business. We do bookkeeping, accounting and taxes. We Just celebrated our 5 year anniversary. I have reached platinum status and am so grateful. Thank you Thumbtack and to all of ou…
    Bythenumbers19 40 views 0 comments Started by Bythenumbers19
  • Bretdouglas
    Thumbtack works if you work it
    Hello fellow pros and top pros in the community. I just wanted to take a minute to send my gratitude to thumbtack and all the great people who work there. Sometimes as contractors we get caught up and just running our own business …
    Bretdouglas 518 views 15 comments Most recent by PULLC
  • DustiO
    Feature opportunity: Have you helped a homeowner preserve or restore something?
    Hey Pros! We're looking for anyone that has a story of helping a TT customer preserve anything that was of value to them. This could be as big as working on a historic home to something smaller like preserving a wedding dress. Hopin…
    DustiO 97 views 7 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Vlad
    non-transparent refund policy + unsupportive support = frustrated customer
    I would never have registered on the forum if it weren’t for the constant negative experience of communicating with the application’s support service regarding refunds for incorrect leads. I don’t know what you changed in your rules…
    Vlad 163 views 16 comments Most recent by BusinessOwner
  • DustiO
    SPRING CONTEST: Curb appeal
    Spring is nearly upon us — from spring cleaning to home projects, this can be a really busy time of year. But we still want to see your work! For this season's contest we want to see your "curb appeal projects". Share your…
    DustiO 118 views 7 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Vlad
    Shadow ban for leads?
    Hi Guys, I hope to find and advice or answer for my question. Input data: I'm Top Pro (Actually Top-5 Pro in my area) 138 reviews with 4.8 rating 100% answer for leads. Average speed of answer for the lead - 2 minutes Budget - unli…
    Vlad 31 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • guptalalit43
    can I talk to "Real" support person on thumbtack
    Its really frustrating that thumbtack does not have any contact number for support. with fake leads eating my budget and no transparency on refund policy emails it is just making me think if it is worth even to stick to Thumbtack. …
    guptalalit43 2.5K views 16 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Robgs3tx
    Back Ground Check
    i became a pro a month ago and receiving leads however not allowed to contact any lead due to a prompt background check is processing. i am a certified licensed teacher in GPISD so no issues with background.
    Robgs3tx 26 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Parsons_Construction
    Parsons_Construction
    Hello!! I’d like to become a featured expert!! I specialize in sliding door repair. Also a handyman that continues satisfy customers. My focus is quality. I never cut corners, even when it's more expensive. Some of my competitors ar…
    Parsons_Construction 20 views 0 comments Started by Parsons_Construction
  • Sydney_Champion
    Interested in being featured on Thumbtack? Share your best tips for home projects!
    Hi Thumbtack Pro Community! I'm the content marketing manager at Thumbtack, and I'm looking for home care professionals to submit their best tips for repairing, maintaining and improving a home! Interested? Please submit your best t…
    Sydney_Champion 239 views 8 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • DustiO
    [CLOSED] WINTER CONTEST: Share your story
    THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED This can be a crazy time of year — from holiday preparations, to end of year wrap up and new year planning. But we still want to hear your stories! We'll randomly select one person to receive a Thumbtack b…
    DustiO 167 views 5 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Thumbtackpro
    Thumbtack over the years no longer for the pro
    I have been on Thumbtack as a pro for over seven years now and been a top pro for many of those years. I had an amazing experience on Thumbtack for many years My Business thrived however, now they have made so many changes and it’s …
    Thumbtackpro 297 views 2 comments Most recent by Fairness
  • NicksPianoServices
    Piano Services and Restoration
    I would love to be a featured Business here. It’s just me myself and I fixing pianos in Florida. Heres my ad: Hello all, I am currently offering piano tuning/repair services to the North East of Florida. With a comprehensive tunin…
    NicksPianoServices 17 views 0 comments Started by NicksPianoServices
  • GundamSLK
    Is it a bug or new requirement for pro?
    @DustiO When I using mobile app to increase my weekly budget. The mobile app require me increase more than 2x minimum weekly budget. It affect my ability to increase or decrease my weekly budget depend on how busy I am it.
    GundamSLK 47 views 3 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • dncarpenter2
    Best Gauge Nail Gun for Molding Reattachment
    I have a TV mounting project to do this weekend and the customer is asking for wire concealment.  part of that process will involve removing the bottom floor molding and then reattaching it. What is the best gauge nail gun to reatta…
    dncarpenter2 38 views 2 comments Most recent by RDCushing
  • Patricia899
    Clients who do not respond and pay for it.
    I understand that you are experiencing difficulties with unresponsive leads.In such situations , it is important to maintain professionalism and follow-up with the client through alternative communication channels . Thumbtack not re…
    Patricia899 30 views 0 comments Started by Patricia899
  • TaeishaP
    Being Featured
    I am interested in being featured
    TaeishaP 20 views 0 comments Started by TaeishaP
  • Patricia899
    Patricia899 123 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Patricia899
    House cleaning
    I have a house cleaning job and I started using Thumbtack to increase my income and it's been great, I'm happy and satisfied with it.
    Patricia899 37 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Jalease
    Missing Payment
    I did a service for a customer and she paid through thumbtack, but the money never showed up in my account. I've worked with this customer before and had no issue receiving payment through thumbtack in the past. I have been unable t…
    Jalease 53 views 4 comments Most recent by Jalease
  • moshe_or
    Eco Grizzly, Full-Service Chimney Pros - Featured Expert
    Hello Thumbtack! This community has been awesome to us so far and as a Platinum Pro, I'd like to introduce myself. I'm Moshe T., owner of Eco Grizzly in Canoga Park, specializing in full-service fireplace and chimney services. We a…
    moshe_or 34 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Burkesmen
    New Top Pro
    As a recently added top pro, I’m interested in knowing if you offer car decals or JPG badges for websites to support marketing. I mention that I use Angie’s List, and they provide car decals.
    Burkesmen 121 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO

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