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 6 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • Meckell
    January Pro Highlights
    I love providing a safe space to tackle what may not come easy for some people. I truly believe a clear space provides a clear mind. Thumbtack has provided a way for me to connect with people directly and safely and allows me to hon…
    Announcement Meckell 12 views 1 comment Most recent by DustiO
  • 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 65 views 0 comments Started by Mage
  • DustiO
    Giving back, together: Holiday celebration follow-up.
    We want to share our gratitude with all the Pro Rewards members who helped us select St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital as the recipient of a $10k grant during our Pro Rewards Holiday Celebration. Together, we’re making a diffe…
    DustiO 9 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • DustiO
    Year in Review: Looking back, looking forward.
    Before we begin tackling our plans for 2022, we’re taking a moment to look back and recognize all the achievements of 2021. In another year marked by significant shifts to our daily ways of life, Thumbtack pros and customers have be…
    DustiO 15 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • DustiO
    Happy New Year! Tips from your Community Leaders.
    Welcome back, everyone! We hope you enjoyed the holidays and are ready to hit the ground running in 2022! We asked our Community Leaders, and your fellow Thumbtack pros, to share some of their best tips for the new year. And here’s …
    DustiO 36 views 1 comment Most recent by Danielle_Penn
  • DustiO
    ICYMI: Our Virtual Holiday Celebration
    In case you missed it, here is a recording of our virtual Holiday Celebration from earlier this week. You'll hear from pros who are giving back to their communities, a thank you from Thumbtack's co-founder, and more. You can also do…
    DustiO 11 views 0 comments Started by DustiO
  • DustiO
    [POLL] What are the best ways to give back to our communities?
    In the spirit of the season, we would love to know what ways you give back to your communities! Share ideas - and if you have a story about giving back, we want to hear it in the comments - and maybe you'll be featured here in the C…
    Poll DustiO 78 views 11 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Meckell
    November Pro Highlights
    "My favorite thing about what I do is being able to help people when they need something to be notarized right then — and being a mobile notary, I'm able to come to all my clients quickly. To be a successful business owner, you…
    Meckell 15 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • DustiO
    Meet Anastacio “Stat” Valverde.
    A 4-year Top Pro and current Platinum pro, Stat can make it look easy. But he shares: “One of the biggest challenges I face as a business owner (and many others say the same), is self doubt.” Stat has faced that self doubt head on a…
    DustiO 41 views 0 comments Started 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 222 views 6 comments Most recent by DustiO
  • Meckell
    October Pro Highlights
    “I love owning my own business because It allows me to work my own schedule and enhance my quality of life. I also get to share my love for food — and Thumbtack has provided the bridge necessary for me to create a memorable experien…
    Meckell 24 views 0 comments Started by Meckell
  • 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 33 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 30 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 16 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 16 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 46 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 6 views 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 28 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 20 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 27 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 17 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 54 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 31 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 5 views 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 51 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 7 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 37 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 17 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 9 views 0 comments Started by Larkin