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 34 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 91 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 6.2K views 37 comments Most recent by MARNIE
  • Winstead_Barnes_Jr
    Pro Membership and Board
    Hi. I’d love to be onboard as a Pro again. I was a part of the thumbtack mentorship program and events in the past.
    Winstead_Barnes_Jr 12 views 0 comments Started by Winstead_Barnes_Jr
  • WellDoneWork
    Being more competitive?
    I get these notices that I’m not being too competitive in my pricing on some things. I’ve always been a fair price with the cost of a vehicle used for work. Truck payment, gas, insurance and upkeep. I shouldn’t have to lower my pric…
    WellDoneWork 17 views 1 comment Most recent by Matt
  • STL_Shooter78
    Opportunities Are Not Really Opportunities
    When is Thumbtack going to stop hiding the messages that are sent from Pros to job posters via the Opportunities? The messages are NOT put in the job poster's Thumbtack profile inbox. They are HIDDEN under a section called "Pro…
    STL_Shooter78 53 views 3 comments Most recent by STL_Shooter78
  • Stevij86
    Being an expert
    I would absolutely love to become an expert on Thumbtack. Just let me know what I need to do. I am literally at 4.5 in only need the 4.7 to be platinum status. I have all the reviews they’re all amazing and I have plenty of projects…
    Stevij86 12 views 0 comments Started by Stevij86
  • Yurik_Riegel
    no leads for close to a month
    I have seen many posts like this, but I will add mine. recently I had a stretch where I got no leads for about a month. then i got 3 leads in a day ( two of which were not very good) and then again nothing for a few weeks. I have …
    Yurik_Riegel 42 views 3 comments Most recent by Yurik_Riegel
  • Swebbinteriors
    Keys to Success
    A key to success is to never let the money take priority over your clients and the level of service you provide. Customer relationships are a necessity for a successful business
    Swebbinteriors 11 views 0 comments Started by Swebbinteriors
  • ShaquealThomas
    Tips for pros part 2
    My advice for my fellow pros not sure if this has been stated but I wanted to touchup on some helpful tips that help me to this day……start off with smaller budgets until you understand the thumbtack platform comfortably and how it w…
    ShaquealThomas 153 views 8 comments Most recent by LLContracting
  • LLContracting
    My story
    Hi, I’m Leo from LL Contracting llc, and will tackle just about everything thrown at me. Jack of all trades and master of some. I wanted to be a renaissance man when I was a teenager. Handyman or contractor seem to be the closest to…
    LLContracting 21 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Eric_Williams
    Add us to the Feature please
    We would love to be featured Affordable Lawn care 703 LLC Thanks
    Eric_Williams 11 views 1 comment Most recent by Eric_Williams
  • 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 436 views 9 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • mgafar
    How I started on Thumb-stack
    I was inspired from my own talent, i come from a heavy background of I.T and technology, as well as electrical and security. It was too much skills I had under my belt, and I told myself what there’s no other platform than thumbtac…
    mgafar 32 views 0 comments Started by mgafar
  • Gbacc90x23
    I would love to be a featured pro
    I’m very interested in being a featured pro
    Gbacc90x23 12 views 0 comments Started by Gbacc90x23
  • DustiO
    Pro Pride Month Features
    As a lesbian in tech and the leader of our ProudTacks ERG (LGBTQIA+ Employee Resource Group), I am super excited for upcoming Pride month. As part of Pride month here at Thumbtack we would love to feature some of our pros who are me…
    DustiO 63 views 9 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Isaiahfuentes123
    Be a feature Pro
    Hello, I would love to be a featured pro and discuss the importance of proper pest control management. The company I work for is More For Less Exterminating. We are the most affordable and effective pest control company on Long Isla…
    Isaiahfuentes123 11 views 0 comments Started by Isaiahfuentes123
  • Trhalowell_71
    Top pro badge
    Just curious, how do you get the top pro badge displayed. Sometimes I have sometimes I don’t. Is it points? As of now I have 5200 points and the badge is not displayed. Thank you for your time. Troy.
    Trhalowell_71 87 views 4 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • UriahBeck
    Meet Thumbtack’s Premier Support Team.
    Thumbtack’s Premier Support Team is a group of highly skilled individuals with a passion for assisting pros in order to help them find the most success while using Thumbtack. While responding to calls and emails is the clear front r…
    UriahBeck 6.7K views 53 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • dmcgphotography
    How to turn off auto pay
    Despite not getting a return text for almost 5 weeks- my question remains thumbtack states we do not pay for leads UNLESS the client initiates contact or responds to our reaching out to them repeatedly TT charges for leads because …
    dmcgphotography 746 views 10 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • DustiO
    2023 Top Pro Summit event Q&A
    Since we didn't have a chance to get to all of the questions that were submitted during our recent 2023 Summit event, we thought we would post them here. Questions submitted during the 2023 Summit event I have been submitting feedb…
    DustiO 51 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • DustiO
    [Recording] 2023 Top Pro Summit Event
    Check out this recording of our first annual Thumbtack Summit — where we came together to celebrate our Top Pros, look back on your wins from 2022, and get a sneak peak of some exciting things in 2023. Comment below with your favori…
    DustiO 460 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • DripDoctor
    New billing paying for leads
    Hello, I am very concerned about how Thumbtack is charging pros for leads. Last year in April, it was very simple and straightforward. I was doing excellent with Thumbtack. However, now that the pay for lead system has changed and I…
    DripDoctor 61 views 4 comments Most recent by SoCalComputerSvcs_1
  • Sanfordds
    Several Leads that need refunds
    I have several leads that need to be refunded. How can I best achieve that? thanks!
    Sanfordds 31 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • Orenda
    $138 for a lead on a job that cost $450.?
    I have not been able to contact anyone at thumbtack to straighten this out, I have previously reported other leads that were over priced and I don’t see anything being done about it. Can anyone give insight as to why my leads have j…
    Orenda 71 views 5 comments Most recent by Js_Garage_Door1
  • DustiO
    November contest: Tips for success
    We recently had our fall Thumbtack Pro Rewards Success Workshop - where we learned some tips for success. We had presentations from Thumbtack team members, as well as advice from Top Pro and Community member @ShaquealThomas. He shar…
    DustiO 121 views 6 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • DustiO
    Shout out to our Community Members with 300+ reviews!
    We wanted to take a moment to celebrate our pros in the Community who have more than 300 reviews — that is no small feat. AMAZING work. Take a moment to congratulate these pros, and share your best tips for collecting reviews from …
    DustiO 61 views 1 comment Most recent by Plumbernick417
  • DustiO
    October contest: Share your fall projects
    We love to see the amazing work you do. Share before and after photos of a recent project (or plans for an upcoming project) for a chance to win exclusive Thumbtack swag. We'll also submit these entries to our social media team for …
    DustiO 61 views 4 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Meckell
    October Pro Highlights
    “I have been what I call an "artrepreneur" for 15 years but made a recent creative pivot by opening a photography studio (I was previously a tattoo artist). It's hard to book business when you're stuck in the beginning sta…
    Meckell 11 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • DustiO
    Shout out to our pros who've been in business 5+ years!
    I wanted to take a moment to recognize our Community members who have been in business longer than 5 years. (Tagged below) Thank you for your contribution to Thumbtack and congratulations on your amazing accomplishment! One of the…
    DustiO 52 views 5 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • McSwainServices21
    Thumbtack front desk
    Please reach out to me directly as I am suppose to be receiving more leads with you all but how can I do that when someone that needs a toilet yall only respond to every customer with a water heater response, literally makes no sens…
    McSwainServices21 11 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • DustiO
    Inspiration from our Community members: Jerald Roberts — Five Star Painting
    Jerald Roberts, owner of Five Star painting in Manassas, VA took time to sit down with us and share his story. He started his interior & exterior painting business with his son in law two years ago — after spending decades in co…
    DustiO 1 view 0 comments Started by DustiO
 

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